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Tiger boys fall to Fort Scott in Frontenac semis (01/24/15)
Nevada Daily Mail FRONTENAC -- Fifth-seeded Fort Scott's boys shot 58 percent from the field here Friday evening as they defeated eight-seed Nevada, 71-57, in the semifinals of the Kansas Army National Guard Tournament. Fort Scott (7-3) will play No. ...
Nevada eighth-graders clobber Clinton (01/24/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade basketball team defeated Clinton Thursday night in blowout fashion, picking up a 57-35 home victory. The Tigers, now 3-1, were led by guard Carter Swearingen who poured in 20 points. "We came out and we were aggressive tonight," Nevada head coach Lance Sargent said. "And we blocked out a little better than we have been."...
Tigers knock off top-seed in Frontenac (01/24/15)
The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team dethroned top-seeded Prairie View, winning 53-42 in the first round of the Frontenac National Guard Invitational, Thursday afternoon. "A very good defensive effort by our boys helped get us get the win," Nevada head coach Shaun Gray said. "Prairie View was 8-1 going in, and had a lot of size with 6-foot-5, 6-foot-6 kids inside. And they were very determined to get it inside."...
Catch and release program gaining popularity (01/24/15)
Bennett Spring State Park's winter catch and release program is growing in popularity and with the spring-like weather over the last weekend, hundreds of anxious trout anglers were on hand to improve or maintain their fishing skills while waiting for the traditional March 1 start of the regular season in Missouri's trout parks...
Fourth-grade Lady Tigers win El Do tourney (01/24/15)
Cottey volleyball nets five incoming freshmen (01/23/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Cottey Comets volleyball coach Marla Kannady-Foreman's recruiting haul includes the letter-of-intent signings of five incoming freshmen, in addition to another who has verbally committed. Cottey also returns three players from a year ago...
Bronaugh boys' and girls' earn victories at Tony Dubray Classic (01/23/15)
Bronaugh's basketball teams both picked up victories Wednesday night in the annual Tony Dubray Classic in Liberal. The Wildcats bounced back from setbacks in Tuesday's opening round. Facing Golden City in both contests, the Bronaugh girls stayed alive with a 56-47 victory while the boys triumphed 47-34...
Hume blasts Miami (01/23/15)
HUME ---- The Hume Lady Hornets defeated the Miami Eagles 49-20 Tuesday night, improving to 5-1 in the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference. Hume dominated the early-going, leading 16-2 after one quarter of play. By intermission, the Lady Hornets were on top 33-8...
NHS wins match at WCC tournament (01/23/15)
KANSAS CITY ----The Nevada High School wrestling team took to the mat Tuesday night at Center High School in Kansas City, competing in the second part of the West Central Conference Tournament. Nevada defeated against Center High School 48-18. In other action, Nevada fell to Clinton 41-30, and also lost to Sedalia Smith-Cotton, 46-28...
NHS swimmers fare well at Springfield Duals (01/23/15)
Nevada competed in the Springfield Duals and won four of the seven head-to-head competitions. The Tigers topped Bolivar 107-39, Hillcrest 104-40, Logan-Rogersville 102-25 and Marshfield 100-59. Carthage had a 92-75 score over Nevada, Central a 93-73 and Joplin an 82-81 in the other three decisions based on the point totals compiled by the teams...
Tigers knock off top-seed at Frontenac Invite (01/23/15)
The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team dethroned top-seeded Prairie View, winning 53-42 in the first round of the Frontenac National Guard Invitational, Thursday afternoon. The Tigers move on to play Fort Scott in second round action, Friday at 5:30 p.m. For Nevada, Brandon Barker led the way, scoring a game-high 21 points...
Carl Junction deals NMS eighth-graders first loss (01/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The visiting Carl Junction Bulldogs handed the Nevada Tigers eighth-grade basketball team a 40-29 setback Tuesday night. With the loss, Nevada falls to 2-1. The contest started out as a defensive battle, with the score knotted 5-5 at the conclusion of the first quarter...
Evans looks to lead Special Olympics basketball squad (01/21/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Billy Evans has set the bar high for the 2015 Nevada Thundering Herd Special Olympics basketball team ---- slated to kick off their season Jan. 30 at Neosho's area tournament. "I like being a part of a championship-tradition," Evans said. "We've been on the top throughout my high school career. We've won multiple state titles. And we've won regional championships five times in a row, and gunning for No. 6."...
Fourth-grade Tigers capture first-place at Fort Scott tourney (01/21/15)
Lady Tigers swim team notches third-place at Carthage Invite (01/21/15)
Nevada's swim team followed a strong showing in the Joplin Duals with a third place finish in the Carthage Lady Tiger Invitational. The Tigers earned a number of places in the Duals at Joplin. Following are the individual event results: Girls' 200 SC Meter Medley Relay -- Second, (Makayla Haner, Melody Reichard, Janna Scotten, Mikayla Mohrman), 2:28.50;...
NHS freshmen pick up win (01/21/15)
The Nevada freshmen boys basketball team prevailed over Pleasant Hill 32-27, in a Tuesday night road game. Nevada led 16-14 at halftime, and 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter. For Nevada, forward Braeden Hinton scored a team-high nine points, while guard Daulton Shepard and Hunter Mason chipped in with eight points apiece. Rounding out the scoring for Nevada, Zach Gardner finished with four, while, Braxton Shadden added three...
NHS competes at WCC tourney (01/21/15)
The Nevada High School wrestling team took to the mat Tuesday night at Center High School in Kansas City, competing in the second part of the West Central Conference Tournament. Nevada fell to Clinton 41-30, and also lost to Sedalia Smith-Cotton, 46-28. Nevada defeated Center High School 48-18...
County hoops wrap up (01/21/15)
SHELDON ---- The Sheldon boys' basketball team pummeled the Northeast Vernon County Knights, 53-31 Tuesday night. For Sheldon, shooting guard Micah Swanson led the way, with a game-high 16 points. Tony Dubray Classic LIBERAL ---- In Tuesday night action at the Tony Dubray Classic, the Bronaugh girls fell to Colgan 65-33. On the boys side, Bronaugh was bounced by Northeast Arma, 76-37...
It was the best of times: The Chairman, a King Pig, and the Brotherhood that followed (01/20/15)
Nevada Daily Mail I am a newly converted Hog fan. As many of you know, I now live just outside of Fayetteville, Ark. -- the home of the U of A Razorbacks. Our new puppy is named Sooiee and for the past four years I have been sending my daughter and my money to the University of Arkansas. In addition, I am now employed on a part-time basis with the college to supervise student teachers. But this is not my first Swine Rodeo...36 years ago I was a member of the famed "Brothers Pig."...
Nevada sixth-grade girls win Joplin tournament (01/20/15)
Bronaugh teams place at Golden City, Sheldon boys fall (01/20/15)
At the 59th Golden City Tournament, the Bronaugh's girls captured fifth place while the Bronaugh boys wound up in sixth in the consolation round following the outcome of the Friday night games. Greenfield downed Liberal 50-45 for third place, with Lockwood blitzing Everton 72-42 for third on the boys side, with Jasper claiming the girls' title with a 60-41 romp over Lockwood. In addition, Jasper took the boys' title with a 62-43 defeat of Dadeville...
Tigers fade late, fall to St. Pius X on the road (01/20/15)
KANSAS CITY ---- The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team hung tough for three and a half quarters, eventually falling 53-42 to the St. Pius X Warriors, in a Friday night West Central Conference road contest. With the loss, Nevada drops to 3-8 (1-5, WCC)...
Stifling D: St. Pius X ends Lady Tigers win streak (01/17/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers saw their nine-game winning streak come to a screeching halt Friday night at Wynn Gym, as the St. Pius X Lady Warriors clamped down defensively en route to earning a 46-31 victory. This is the second time the two squads have met this season, with Nevada suffering a 45-30 season-opening loss, Nov. 25 in Kansas City...
Winter months can be favorable for hunting (01/17/15)
Don't tell a growing group of Missouri outdoorsmen, that there isn't anything to do in January or February in the outdoors. In fact, they say, they keep as busy then as they do in the summer months. Many Missourians finds plenty of things to do in the Ozark outdoors during the winter months. Hunting seasons are still going on for several species including rabbits, squirrel, goose and ducks...
Hume boys notch first victory (01/17/15)
CALHOUN ---- After losing eight consecutive games to begin the year, the Hume Hornets hammered Calhoun 50-31, Jan. 9. "It was great to finally see things clicking, giving us our first win of the season," Hume head coach Justin Wehar said. The Hornets led by only two, 11-9 at the conclusion of the first quarter. However, Hume kicked things into gear in the second quarter, outscoring their opponent 20-7, en route to grabbing a 42-25 halftime advantage...