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High water-levels present challenges for fishermen
Nevada Daily Mail Angler Justin Whitlock of Springfield, doesn't let the high water or hot temperatures stop him from fishing. Last weekend, at Pomme de Terre, he was fishing from a dock at the State Park Marina. He said, "With all the high water and heat, this is the best place to try to catch fish."...
Upcoming Osage Prairie YMCA programs
The Osage Prairie YMCA has a number of programs upcoming. Archery for ages 6-12 is Tuesday nights starting July 28 through Sept. 1. There are time slots of 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Registration deadline is July 28. Bitty flag football for ages 3-5 is Sept. 28 through Oct. 15, Monday through Thursday evening from 5:30-6:30...
Neptunes compete against Lamar in dual meet
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Neptunes swim team participated in a dual swim meet hosted by the Lamar TigerSharks, July 22 at Lamar Aquatic Park. Neptunes individual results Kolton Evans, male 6-and-under, first place in 25- yard breaststroke and 25-yard freestyle...
Neptunes notch second place at Joplin Tri-State swim meet
The Nevada Neptunes swim team finished in second place in the A-division at the Joplin Tri-State Invitational Swim Meet, July 18-19. The meet took place at the Joplin Aquatic Center's Schifferdecker Pool. The event featured more than 500 swimmers from 12 regional teams, including, 46 Neptunes. Finishing in first was Joplin...
Gayman a game-changer on the defensive end
Nevada Daily Mail After making an instant-impact as a freshman center on the Nevada Tigers basketball team, Clay Gayman is hoping to take his game to the next level. Gayman, a 6-foot-4, 205 pound sophomore-to-be, averaged 11.4 points per game, and 9.6 rebounds per game, while shooting 56 percent from the field during the 2014-15 season. (Gayman's official blocked shot totals were not available)...
Wild cuisine: Tips on hunting and cooking mushrooms
Nevada Daily Mail When many people think about hunting mushrooms, they think "morels." Moreover, many folks never think of July as a good time to hunt and find another excellent edible mushroom, but they are missing out on some of the best wild food available at this time of the year...
Racers entertain at Nevada's I-49 Speedway track
Nevada Daily Mail Fans who braved the warm weather were treated to an awesome night of dirt track racing action as 70 cars signed in to compete on the one-fourth mile oval at Nevada's I-49 Speedway race track, Saturday. Racing action included the weekly classes of street stocks, modified, B-modified, late models, pure stocks, and mini stocks...
Griffons undone by errors in MINK League title game
Nevada Daily Mail A valiant comeback came up short as the Nevada Griffons season concluded with a 10-7 loss to the St. Joseph Mustangs in the MINK League championship game. The Griffons end their season at 27-16 overall and 24-16 in MINK League play...
Ken White column to appear in July 28th edition of Daily Mail
Check Tuesday's paper for Ken White's Outdoor Living column
Neptunes dominate dual swim meet in Nevada
The Nevada Neptunes swim team came away with a dual swim meet victory against the Pittsburg Barracudas, July 15 at Walton Aquatic Center. The three-hour event featured 57 Nevada swimmers and 19 from Pittsburg. The Neptunes tallied 469 points while the Barracudas finished with 169...
Griffons deal Mustangs 7-3 loss in home finale
Nevada Daily Mail A four-run second inning propelled the Nevada Griffons to a 7-3 defeat of the visiting St. Joseph Mustangs. The Tuesday night home-finale was a preview of Friday's MINK League championship game, as the Griffons travel to St. Joseph for the 7 p.m. contest...
Salas sparkles as Griffons blank Outlaws
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Griffons starting pitcher Jaraad Salas shut down the Joplin Outlaws, Monday night at Lyons Stadium. With the victory, Nevada improves to 23-15 in MINK League play. Salas was in complete control, tossing eight scoreless innings. Salas scattered seven hits, while striking out five and walking two as he improved to 3-0 ---- while lowering his earned run average to 2.23...
Fueled by Farrell, Griffons clinch MINK League south
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Griffons are champions of the MINK League south division for the second time in three seasons. Nevada defeated the Branson Nationals twice at Lyons Stadium over the weekend. After holding on for an 8-7 victory Saturday, Nevada clinched the division title Sunday night with a convincing 14-3 win...
Racers collect first victories of season at I-49 Speedway
Nevada Daily Mail Race fans were treated to a great night of racing Saturday at the I-49 Nevada Speedway. Side-by-side racing for all divisions was the featured attraction, as fans witnessed drivers collecting their first feature wins of the season...
Neptunes find success at Pittsburg swim invitational
The Nevada Neptunes swim team participated in a tri-state invitational swim meet hosted by the Pittsburg Barracudas YMCA team. The meet took place July 11-12 at the Pittsburg Family YMCA. The event featured 11 regional teams and boasted 445 swimmers. A total of 46 Neptunes competed under the direction of head coach Karen Claypool, and assistant coaches Samantha Short, Dalton Eador, and Thomas Prewitt...
NHS golf fundraiser slated for July 26 at Municipal golf course
A fundraiser for the Nevada High School golf program is being held Sunday, July 26 at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course in Nevada. The format is a two-person scramble, nine hole, par three tournament ---- with a 4 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament is limited to 27 teams and three flights...
Too hot to fish? Not in Missouri
Nevada Daily Mail It was about this time of the year when I got a call from a fishing friend suggesting we go crappie fishing. I thought the sun and the heat of July had gotten to him. He said "Really, the crappies and bass are hitting in the lake near my house. Meet me at the dock and I'll show you."...
Nevada plays host to USA Cycling circuit
This year's Tour of Nevada Criterium continued to see an influx of riders, with the first year, 2013, that Nevada hosted this part of the USA Cycling circuit drawing 177. Last year's total was up to 246. This year drew 282. Competitors came from states in the region such as Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, but also drew cyclists from Indiana, Nebraska, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and from the country of Columbia...
Griffons take two of three from visiting Mudcats
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Griffons offense sparkled early against the Chillicothe Mudcats, scoring four runs in the first inning en route to a 13-6 victory. The Wednesday night contest at Lyons Stadium was the second of three against Chillicothe...
Fresh faces look to impact Lady Tigers softball in 2015
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Hard throwing incoming Nevada High School freshman, Kylie Boyd, delivers a pitch during the Lady Tigers team softball camp, Thursday morning at Bushwhacker Field.
Griffons rock Chillicothe, maintain division lead
Nevada Daily Mail A scorching hot offense powered the Nevada Griffons to a 10-3 victory over the Chillicothe Mudcats, Tuesday evening at Lyons Stadium. The Griffons, who have plated 29 runs over the past four games, improved to 22-13 overall and 19-13 in MINK League play...