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One-of-a-kind: Bronaugh's McIntire makes history on signing day (02/12/16)
Seated with his parents Thursday afternoon in the Bronaugh High School gymnasium, senior Gabe McIntire became the first student-athlete in the school's history to sign a national letter-of-intent to play football at the collegiate-level. In front of a large crowd comprised of students, teachers and Bronaugh R-7 administrators, McIntire made it official, signing with Ottawa University (Kan.) located approximately 40 miles south of Overland Park...
NHS freshman teams split with Pleasant Hill (02/12/16)
The Nevada Tigers boys and girls freshman basketball teams hosted the Pleasant Hill Roosters and Chicks for a Tuesday evening doubleheader. The Lady Tigers came out on top, dealing the Chicks a 28-12 defeat, while the Tiger boys fell 39-32. Tigers vs. Roosters...
7th-grade Tigers up record to 12-0, claim TCC regular season title (02/12/16)
The Nevada Tigers seventh-grade basketball team hammered Joplin North 48-20 Thursday night at home, capturing the Tri-County Conference regular-season championship. The victory improves the Tigers to 12-0 overall. Point guard Logan Applegate led the way for Nevada, scoring a game-high 14 points...
Bronaugh teams advance in GVVC tourney (02/12/16)
The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference basketball tournament entered its third day Wednesday, with the Bronaugh Wildcats and Lady Wildcats winning their semifinal contests to advance to Saturday's championship games. Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats are No. ...
Tigers right fielder Heathman signs with Coffeyville Red Ravens (02/10/16)
Nevada High School senior Andrew Heathman is joining his teammate and best friend Brett Mitchell as the newest members of the Coffeyville Community College (Kan.) Red Ravens baseball team. Heathman said he was sold on the school after making his campus visit. While there, Heathman observed a Red Ravens practice...
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team is again champions of the West Central Conference. Nevada, who began competing in the WCC in the fall of 2014, is now a two-time conference champion after taking the crown in its first season last year. The WCC cham (02/09/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team is again champions of the West Central Conference. Nevada, who began competing in the WCC in the fall of 2014, is now a two-time conference champion after taking the crown in its first season last year. The WCC championships took place Thursday at Sedalia Middle School, with a number of Lady Tigers placing first in individual events, as well as first-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay, and 400-yard freestyle relay...
Golden Valley hoops tournament underway in Sheldon (02/09/16)
The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference boys and girls basketball tournaments tipped-off opening-round play Monday evening at Sheldon High School. The first matchup of the night was in the girls tournament, featuring the second-seeded Hume Lady Hornets against the No. ...
Nevada wrestlers hit mat at WCC tournament (02/09/16)
The Nevada wrestling team competed Saturday at the West Central Conference championships in Clinton. While there, Nevada senior Dayton Miller picked up his 177th career win, passing Slade Stiles atop the NHS career wins list, as Miller improves to 177-20 overall for his career. Miller notched the milestone victory with a first-round pin of Alex Niner...
Fourth-grade Sparks capture first-place (02/09/16)
The Nevada Sparks fourth-grade traveling basketball team took first-place Jan. 30 at the Drive5 Winter Madness basketball tournament in Overland Park, Kan. Pictured front row, from left to right: Katie Johnson, Lakyn Applegate, Lindey Wilson and Clara Swearingen. Back row: Lanie Jackson, coach Jason Irwin, Alli Balk, Bennett Irwin, Abbi Balk, Kara Phillips and coach Joe Swearingen. (Submitted photo)...
Fourth-grade chaos capture first-place (02/09/16)
Driven to win: Fifth-grade Lady Tigers take gold at Drive5 hoops tourney (02/06/16)
Tigers toppled by O'Hara in battle for WCC supremacy (02/06/16)
Friday night against the West Central Conference's top team Archbishop O'Hara, the Nevada Tigers couldn't have scripted the first half much better. The second half however, was a different story, as dynamic senior point guard Dezmond McDaniel fueled O'Hara's high-octane offense. McDaniel, who finished with 29 points, 10 assists and five rebounds, sparked the Celtics to a 79-63 victory, putting his team in sole possession of first place in the West Central conference at 7-0 (18-5 overall)...
Lady Tigers edge O'Hara, notch first conference win of season (02/06/16)
History nearly repeated itself for the Nevada Lady Tigers basketball team. This time however, Nevada held on for its first conference victory of the season. On Feb. 2, the Lady Tigers relinquished a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter as they fell 67-64 to the Clinton Lady Cardinals...
Nevada's Mitchell inks with Coffeyville Community College (02/06/16)
Nevada Tigers catcher and baseball captain Brett Mitchell will be continuing his baseball career with the Red Ravens of Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College. In front of a packed audience comprised of peers, teachers, and school administrators, Mitchell made it official Tuesday inside the Nevada High School Media Center...
Forkner race to be broadcast on FS1 (02/06/16)
Richards-native Austin Forkner's second career professional race will be televised on Fox Sports 1, Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m. The Amsoil AX Arenacross race recently took place at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, N.C.
Tridents take Polar Plunge (02/06/16)
The Osage Prairie YMCA Tridents swim team took three of its swimmers to the Polar Plunge Invitational, Jan. 30 at the Seymour YMCA. Hosted by the Seymour Sharks Swim team, the one day, two session meet featured six YMCA teams, and 140 swimmers. Tridents results...
Tiger Pit wrestlers feast on January competition (02/06/16)
The Nevada Tiger Pit wrestling team competed in four January tournaments, walking away with excellent results. Carthage Tournament, Jan. 16 Brady Hargrove, first place; Isaac Hargrove, second place; Daeten Raney, second place; Kennedy D'Elia, second place; Brayden Wilson, second place; Cohen Longobard, second place; Michael Culpeper, second place; Isaac Campbell, third place; Kenneth Johnson, third place; Skylur Mashek, third place; Gauge Boyd, fourth place...
D'Elia notches 2nd at Tiger Style tourney (02/06/16)
Winter fishing at Missouri hot-spots yield bass and crappie (02/06/16)
The high and dingy water in area lakes has slowed winter fishing down, but some anglers have found fishing good especially for bass and crappie. One Kansas fisherman who has been pulling out crappie and bass from Missouri waters is Phil Schmidt Overland Park, Kan., who spent several days last week catching both species...
Miller ties Stiles career wins record (02/05/16)
Adding another accolade to his already decorated prep career, Nevada High School senior Dayton Miller notched his 176th career wrestling victory, tying former standout Slade Stiles atop the NHS record book for most career wins. Stiles graduated in 2013. A year previous to Stiles, Tanner Charles held the record with 143 career victories...
Gayman's 18-point 4th-quarter ignites Tigers to conference win (02/03/16)
Clay Gayman's fourth quarter offensive outburst lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 65-53 West Central Conference victory over the Clinton Cardinals. The Tuesday night win at Wynn Gym improves Nevada to 13-5 overall and 6-1 in the West Central Conference...
Young Panthers come up big on Senior Night (02/03/16)
A strong defensive effort sparked the Sheldon Panthers to a 38-35 defeat of the Dadeville Bearcats Monday night in Sheldon. The Senior Night victory improves Sheldon to 6-12 overall. Despite it being Senior Night, Sheldon features a freshman-heavy roster, with juniors and sophomores sprinkled in...
Athlete profile: LeAndra Shotts -- Taekwondo student (02/03/16)
Society's stereotypical view of a girl's childhood does not often include martial arts. However, LeAndra Shotts is not your typical 9 year-old. LeAndra is a Nevada Taekwondo DoJo member, where after two years of hard work and perseverance, she holds a high blue belt, a form of ranking. On Jan. 9, Shotts sparred in the Eye of the Storm Tournament in Joplin where she placed third ---- competing against girls who were two and three years older...
Nevada-native Leftwich a rising star with Lucas Oil Motorsports (02/03/16)
Springtime brings the sounds of song-birds and the smell of fresh cut green grass to western Missouri. Saturday nights in Nevada sound and smell a little different though; but for Ernie Leftwich, there is nothing better than the sights, sounds, and smells of dirt track racing...
Tigers compete at Benton duals tournament (02/03/16)
The Nevada Tigers wrestling team was in action Jan. 30 at the Benton Duals Tournament. The Tigers went 1-4. Also at the Benton Invitational, Nevada defeated Mid-Buchanan 46-33. The weight classes 106, 113, 120, 126, 182, and 285 were open, with Nevada receiving forfeit points in the 106, 120 and 126 classes. ...