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No time like the present for crappie anglers (04/30/16)
If you are a crappie angler, now is the time to hit the water. Fishing reports from area lakes show the crappie run is on and anglers are taking limits of these tasty fish at Table Rock, Bull Shoals, Pomme de Terre, Lake of the Ozarks, Stockton, Truman and Smithville as well as other area impoundments streams and tributaries...
Lady Wildcats edged by Miami (04/30/16)
The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats fell 8-7 to Miami Monday in Miami. According to Broanugh softball coach Daryl Dodson, two errors in the bottom of the second inning led to four Miami runs. Trailing 7-4 in the top of the seventh inning, the Lady Wildcats rallied, plating three runs to tie the game at seven-apiece. Miami however, was able to bring home the winning run in the bottom half of the frame...
Tigers hit the track at Joplin Middle School meet (04/30/16)
The Nevada Tigers middle school track-and-field team traveled to Joplin for Tuesday's track-and-field meet. For Nevada, the eighth-grade boys finished in third-place at the 10-team meet, while the eighth-grade girls placed sixth; the seventh-grade boys fifth; and the seventh-grade girls sixth...
Tigers place second in Bolivar (04/30/16)
The Nevada Tigers had a nice day on the court Thursday in Bolivar, with a number of top individual finishes en route to second-place at the four-team tournament. Host-school Bolivar finished first. NHS individual results Among those earning medals for Nevada (in playing order), were Jordan Sheehy, second place; Matt Sommer, third-place; Nathan McCall, second-place; Sheel Patel, second-place; Jace Lanham, second-place; Sam Creasy, first-place. ...
Ketterman overpowers Marksmen as Tigers roll to victory (04/29/16)
Tyler Ketterman's 11-strike out performance lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 10-0 victory over the Sherwood Marksmen at Lyons Stadium Wednesday evening. The five-inning run-ruled contest snapped a three-game losing streak as the Tigers improve to 9-11 overall (4-4 West Central Conference)...
Nevada places second at conference golf tournament (04/29/16)
The Nevada Tigers golf team slotted into a second-place finish at Thursday's West Central Conference golf tournament at Meadow Lake Country Club in Clinton. The Tigers shot a combined team score of 319, bested only by Warrensburg, who placed first with a 307...
Testman 5K slated for Saturday (04/29/16)
The Testman 5K pre-events and registration will be held inside of the Nevada High School multi-purpose gym, beginning at 8:30 a.m., Saturday. Weather permitting, the 5K is slated to begin an hour later, at 9:30 a.m. in front of Logan Field. The 5K will begin and end at the Nevada R-5 Central Office parking lot. ...
Tiger basketball summer youth camp on tap (04/27/16)
The Nevada Tigers basketball summer youth camp will take place June 13-17 at Wynn Gymnasium for third through sixth-grades. The camp will emphasize the fundamentals of basketball and skill improvement. "This is a great chance for the area youth to not only improve their skills, but to also have a fun and exciting basketball experience throughout the week," Nevada varsity head basketball coach Shaun Gray said...
Freshman Tigers rally to defeat Seneca (04/26/16)
Will Johnson's two-out walk-off RBI-single capped a four-run fifth inning rally, propelling the Nevada Tigers freshman baseball team to a 6-5 victory over Seneca Monday evening at Lyons Stadium The Tigers trailed 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth of the scheduled five-inning contest. Reminiscent of a Kansas City Royals 2015 postseason comeback victory, the Tigers were able to erase the big late-inning deficit...
Tigers drop conference game at Clinton (04/26/16)
CLINTON ---- The Nevada Tigers baseball team fell 3-2 in seven innings Monday evening against the Clinton Cardinals. After a pair of weekend non-conference losses to Neosho and Carl Junction, Monday's West Central Conference loss drops the Tigers to 8-11 overall and 4-4 in conference-play. The victory improves Clinton to 10-8 overall and 5-1 in the WCC...
Tigers mash their way to conference victory (04/23/16)
Led by junior Tyler Ketterman's three triples, the Nevada Tigers rocked the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets 12-2 in five innings Friday evening at Lyons Stadium. Nevada has now rebounded from a six-game losing streak with two consecutive victories, improving to 8-8 overall and 4-3 in the West Central Conference. Meanwhile, Center drops to 2-10 overall...
Missourian achieves grand slam of wild turkey hunting (04/23/16)
When the 2016 spring turkey season opened Monday, Kevin Hess, Springfield, had a pocket full of memories of past hunts. None of his many hunts pleased him more than bagging his first Florida-Osceola bird. That turkey completed his getting a Wild Turkey Grand Slam, meaning he has now taken all four species of turkeys: Eastern, Rio Grande, Merriam and finally the Osceola. ...
Nevada varsity track-and-field takes part in FS Invitational (04/23/16)
Nevada High School's track-and-field team was in Kansas Friday participating in the Fort Scott High School track-and-field Invitational. NHS results First-place: Thomas Prewitt, pole vault, 11-feet. Second-place: Carsten Warner, long jump, 16-feet 3.5 inches; Virginia Haverstic, 3200-meter run, 13:12.83...
Tigers compete at Redbird Relays (04/23/16)
The Nevada Tigers middle school track-and field team participated in the Redbird Relays Thursday at Webb City. The Nevada eighth-grade boys finished in fourth-place out of seven teams, the eighth-grade girls third-place, while the seventh-grade girls and boys both notched fourth-place finishes...
Tigers down El Do to get back on winning track (04/22/16)
Jacob Johnson's walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 6-5 victory over rival El Dorado Springs Thursday evening at Lyons Stadium. The non-conference win snapped a six-game losing skid, as the Tigers improve to 7-8 overall (3-3 West Central Conference). The loss drops El Dorado Springs to 10-8 overall...
NHS tennis team drops match to K.C. O'Hara (04/22/16)
The Nevada High School tennis team was defeated 7-2 in a West Central Conference matchup against Kansas O'Hara, Wednesday in Kansas City. With the loss, Nevada is 4-6 overall and 1-3 in the West Central Conference. Singles results No. 1 singles: Jordan Sheehy (Nev) defeated Kyle Eckart 8-4...
Tigers derailed by Smith-Cotton in extra innings (04/19/16)
Looking to end a three-game losing skid, the Nevada Tigers fell to Sedalia Smith-Cotton in both games of a doubleheader Saturday morning and afternoon at Lyons Stadium. The losses drop Nevada to 6-7 overall and 3-3 in the West Central Conference. The victories improve Smith-Cotton to 15-3 overall and 4-0 in the WCC...
Tigers capture Carthage-Sonic Invitational (04/19/16)
The Nevada Tigers emerged as champions of the Carthage-Sonic Golf Invitational, Monday morning at Carthage Municipal Golf Course. Nevada won the tournament with a combined team score of 308. This is the first time in the program's history that the Tigers have won the Carthage-Sonic Invitational...
Tigers fare well at home track-and-field Invitational (04/19/16)
Nevada Middle School hosted its annual track invitational Thursday evening at Nevada High School. The Tigers middle school track-and-field team is coached by Samantha Short. NMS 8th-grade boys (2nd-place out of 7 teams) Kolby O'Connell, first-place in high jump, 5-feet 2-inches; Austin Bash, third-place, 4-feet 8-inches...
Nevada middle schoolers break track-and-field records (04/19/16)
Two members of the Nevada Middle School track-and-field team had a record-breaking day at the annual Nevada Middle School Invitational, April 14 at Nevada High School. In the 1600-meter run, eighth-grader Calli Beshore broke her own record, clocking a time of 5:35.60...
Tigers compete at PSU relays (04/19/16)
The Nevada Tigers track-and-field team was in Pittsburg (Kan.) Friday for the 27th Annual Jock's Nitch PSU Gorilla Relays. After having competed in a track-and-field meet earlier in the week, NHS participated in a limited capacity at PSU. The PSU Gorilla Relays featured 44 schools from six states...
Tigers hold basketball awards banquet (04/16/16)
Lady Tigers honored at postseason hoops banquet (04/16/16)
Fisherman's favorite spot produces good results (04/16/16)
Finding fish without a boat is something Brad Hailey, Walnut Grove, has had success doing over the past several weeks. Last week, he along with two friends, Gabe Gray, Greenfield and Landry Jones, Willard, hiked a short distance to a stream in Dade County. The location is where Hailey had traveled many times over the past 20 years to catch fish...
Nevada's Cameron wins 20th career event (04/16/16)