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Tigers drop home football opener to K.C. Center (08/29/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers tumbled in their home football opener, falling 31-7 to the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets Friday night at Logan Field. The Tigers are 0-2 overall and 0-1 in West Central Conference play. "We knew they were going to come out and make plays, they're athletic," Nevada head coach Erik Yoakam said during his postgame radio interview...
Nevada opens season with Lady Tigers Invitational (08/29/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada High School senior Michael Jones surveys a put on the 18th hole at Frank E. Peters Muncipal Golf Course, Friday afternon at the Lady Tigers Invitational. Nevada hosted Butler, Carl Junction, Carthage, Joplin, Seneca, and Webb City. Carl Junction won the 18-hole tournament with a score of 350, while the Lady Tigers placed fifth, shooting 429...
Dove hunting season just around the corner (08/29/15)
September 1 falls on a Tuesday this year, so the good population of doves will have several days to dodge hunters before the big Labor Day weekend. That is fine with many hunters including George Franklin, a retiree who has spent many opening days at work...
Dr. Harms sinks hole-in-one (08/29/15)
Dr. Jim Harms hit a "hole in one" on hole No. 6 at the Nevada Country Club Golf Course Sunday, Aug. 23. The hole is a 140-yard, par 3. Harms used a driver for the shot. The ball was a low shot, which hit the upward slope in front of the green, bounced up, hit the flag stick and dropped straight down into the hole. This sequence of events was not immediately apparent because of the sun glare impairing visibility...
NHS VB wins season opener (08/29/15)
The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team picked up its first victory of the season, beating Harrisonville on the road Wednesday night. The Lady Tigers handily defeated Harrisonville in two sets, 25-19 and 25-14. "Tonight was a great way to start the season for the varsity girls," head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We played with intensity and hustle the entire match. Our communication was our weakness during preseason, but you could not see that tonight...
Greyhound debut: McNeley begins FSCC volleyball career (08/28/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Fort Scott Community College head volleyball coach Lindsay Hill has seven sophomores -- six of whom played at FSCC last season -- returning. She also has eight freshmen, giving her team a balance of youth and experience. Among that freshman class is Nevada's Morgan McNeley, a 5-foot-7 setter...
Lady Tigers top St. Pius, 9-5 (08/28/15)
Lady Tiger softball hosts St. Pius X (08/27/15)
The Lady Tigers softball team play's host to St. Pius X, today at 4:30 p.m., from Bushwhacker Field
Lady Tigers tennis off to perfect start (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers tennis team opened its season with a trio of victories, downing Carl Junction 7-2, Thomas Jefferson 5-4, and Monett 9-0. "The doubles played exceptionally well, followed up by some dynamic singles play," noted Nevada Coach Samantha Short. "Our junior varsity also just lost two so we had a great night," she said of the Carl Junction match...
Lady Tigers drop softball opener to McDonald County (08/26/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers fell to the McDonald County Lady Mustangs 12-3 in the softball season-opener, Tuesday evening at Bushwhacker Field. Taking the mound for Nevada was freshman Kylie Boyd. With one-out in the bottom of the first inning, Kylie Helm, doubled to deep left-center field, scoring Hanna Schmit from first base, as the Lady Mustangs went on top 1-0...
Bronaugh opens VB season with win (08/26/15)
Bronaugh's volleyball team opened with a three-set match victory over host Thomas Jefferson Monday, with the Wildcats dropping the first game 25-20 but bouncing back to take games 2 and 3 by 25-23 and 25-22 scores. Rebecca Schnedler had seven aces for Bronaugh...
Diaz dazzles: Four touchdown performance lifts JV Tigers to season-opening victory over Willard (08/25/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Junior tailback Cameron Diaz's four touchdown performance propelled the Nevada Tigers junior varsity football team to a 30-20 win over the Willard Tigers. Monday evening's season-opening victory at Logan Field started out rocky for Nevada, as Willard took an early 8-0 lead after running back Josh McGuire rushed in for a score, followed by a successful two-point conversion...
Pole position: Racers fly to finish at I-49 Speedway (08/25/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Summer racing action continued at Nevada's I-49 Speedway as 75 cars competed at the track Saturday night. In addition to the regular racing program, mechanic races took place. The first class to take to the track was the pure stock division...
Tigers fall to Willard in season-opener (08/22/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers opened their 2015 football campaign with a 41-6 non-conference road-loss to the Willard Tigers, Friday night. Tigers' head coach Erik Yoakam said he was pleased with his team's play in the second half, as they were only outscored 8-6...
The benefits of kayaking (08/22/15)
Jodi Wornell of Brighton, is the ultimate kayaker. She hits the water with her kayak at every opportunity. She has fished and floated nearly every stream in the Ozarks as well as many of the large impoundments and in other states. Last year she took a trip to New Zealand where she used a kayak in the ocean. Her favorite Ozark stream to float is the White River...
The benefits of kayaking (08/22/15)
Jodi Wornell of Brighton, is the ultimate kayaker. She hits the water with her kayak at every opportunity. She has fished and floated nearly every stream in the Ozarks as well as many of the large impoundments and in other states. Last year she took a trip to New Zealand where she used a kayak in the ocean. Her favorite Ozark stream to float is the White River...
Hinton has productive summer on ball diamond (08/21/15)
Neptunes honored at postseason awards banquet (08/21/15)
The Nevada Neptunes celebrated a successful season in the pool at their annual postseason awards banquet, Sunday at First Baptist Church in Nevada. The evening's festivities included a slideshow and awards presentation, as well as the election of officers and board members...
Neptunes honored at postseason awards banquet (08/21/15)
The Nevada Neptunes celebrated a successful season in the pool at their annual postseason awards banquet, Sunday at First Baptist Church in Nevada. The evening's festivities included a slideshow and awards presentation, as well as the election of officers and board members...
Racers rake in prize money at I-49 Speedway (08/19/15)
Nevada Daily Mail A grand total of 95 racers participated in the quick-quarter mile in pursuit of cash and points Saturday night at Nevada's I-49 Speedway. Race fans filled the grandstands to watch some of the best side-by-side racing in the four-state area as the Late Model and B-Mod divisions raced for added prize money...
Tigers get tune-up at Stockton Football Jamboree (08/18/15)
Nevada Daily Mail With the season rapidly approaching, the Nevada Tigers football team competed at the annual Stockton Football Jamboree, Friday. Nevada opens its season Aug. 21., at Willard, with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. Joining the Tigers in Stockton, were Lamar, Pierce City, and Stockton. Nevada head football coach Erik Yoakam described the format as a controlled scrimmage, with each team possessing the ball for 12 offensive snaps, before switching over to the defensive side for 12 plays...
Harder honing skills with Mac-N-Seitz baseball team (08/18/15)
Youth baseball team honored at Griffons game (08/15/15)
The Hoffman Financial Resources team took second place in its division tournament this year in Nevada Youth Recreation baseball. The team of third and fourth graders was invited to the field at the Hoffman sponsored Griffons game to stand with the Griffons players for the National Anthem. ...
Former Neptune making mark for world water quality (08/15/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Katie Kearbey is taking a sabbatical from the University of Arkansas Razorbacks as a member of the swim team. The Nevada native, the daughter of Alan and Julie Kearbey, was a member of the Nevada Neptunes swim club prior to her heading to UA...
Emree Cameron to play in PGA National in U.S. Kids Golf Holiday Classic (08/15/15)
Name, age, year in school Emree Cameron, 8 years old, third grade. What is one of your most memorable moments competing? I have two. First, when I won the Kansas City Tour Player of the Year and received a crystal trophy. And when I played in the World Team Challenge with Madison Moman...