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Wild game a fixture of Missouri cuisine
Cooking wild game has always been an important part of the Missouri cuisine. It is as American as apple pie. To hunt and fish and eat game and fish, come naturally to Missourians. When a hunter brings home a deer, get ready for some tasty eating. Although many people today profess not to like deer or other wild game ---- they think it's strong and it has a wild flavor which causes it to be wasted many times. ...
Seventh-grade Lady Tigers win Tri-County conference
With victories over Carl Junction and Neosho the Nevada Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball A-team clinched the Tri-County regular-season Conference championship. Nevada (9-0 overall, 6-0 TCC) defeated Carl Junction 42-18 Monday night at Carl Junction. The NMS B-team beat Carl Junction 25-15...
Eighth-grade Lady Tigers fall to CJ, beat Neosho
The Nevada Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball team suffered its first defeat of the season as they were edged by Carl Junction 26-25 Monday night at Carl Junction. Point guard Calli Beshore scored a team-high 10 points. The Nevada B-team defeated Carl Junction 27-15. Lani Coonrod had a team-high eight points, while Madison Hyder added six...
Road Warriors: Tigers topple St. Pius X in season-opener
The Nevada Tigers basketball team opened its season with a 47-44 West Central Conference victory over the St. Pius X Warriors Tuesday night in Kansas City. The Tigers received strong performances from sophomore center Clay Gayman and junior point guard Matthew Sommer, as the duo accounted for 83 percent of the Tigers offense...
Lady Tigers fall to St. Pius X in season-opener
The Nevada Lady Tigers were defeated by the St. Pius X Lady Warriors 62-30 in their season-opener Tuesday night at Wynn Gym. The Lady Warriors full court press and strong man-to-man defense led to 18 first half turnovers by Nevada, resulting in a high number St. Pius X fast break points...
Deer hunting camps a favorite among hunters
The 2015 firearm November portion brought out a lot of deer hunters across Missouri last Saturday. The opening day usually finds at least a quarter of the deer harvested during the 11-day season. The chances of a hunter getting a deer on any other day after the opening weekend falls off dramatically...
Comets edge Fort Scott at Gladbach Classic
FORT SCOTT -- One of the men's assistant coaches from Wentworth Military lamented the fact that he had to go to the locker room to help get his team ready as Fort Scott Community College and Cottey College played the fourth quarter of Friday night's game in the Gladbach Classic at Arnold Arena...
Lady Tigers middle school teams stay hot
The Nevada Lady Tigers seventh and eighth-grade basketball teams are still perfect, as recent victories improved each team to 7-0. NMS eighth-graders The eighth-grade Lady Tigers hit the road Tuesday night, steamrolling Joplin North 46-7. Forward Teagan Charles scored a game-high 12 points while Payge Dahmer added 11...
Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest held at NHS
The local round of the Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest took place Nov. 12 at the Nevada High School auxiliary gym. According to www.elks.org/hoopshoot, the contest is for boys and girls ages 8 to 13. Also according to the website, "Each contestant, in order of their draw, may have up to five warm-up shots (if desired) and then, will shoot 10 shots for score...
Culbertson inks with William Jewell College
Nevada High School two-sport athlete Madeline Culbertson will continue her softball career at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Culbertson, who also plays basketball at NHS, signed a national letter-of-intent Wednesday afternoon at the NHS Media Center...
Nevada softball star Warner signs with Missouri State
Carsten Warner, the most prolific offensive player in the history of Nevada Lady Tigers softball has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for Missouri State University in Springfield. Flanked by family and coaches, Warner made it official Wednesday afternoon in the Nevada High School Media Center. The signing was heavily attended by students, faculty, and staff...
Deer seasons opens today
Both ducks and deer hunters are ready for action as the statewide 11 day November portion of the deer season will open Saturday.Young duck hunters in the middle zone had their opening weekend last Saturday with good results. On opening day at Schell-Osage Conservation Area. ...
NMS basketball teams topple Fort Scott to remain perfect
Nevada Middle School claimed three of four games from Fort Scott in girls' basketball action at the FSMS gymnasium Thursday evening. Fort Scott's only win of the evening came in the seventh-grade B-game, won by the Tigers 14-13 in overtime. Nevada won the seventh-grade A-game, 39-17, the eighth-grade B-game, 20-12, and the eighth-grade A-game, 39-12...
Trio of Lady Tigers compete at Class 3 state CC meet
Nevada Lady Tigers runners Patience Lockhart, Virginia Haverstic, and Amara Pippin participated in the Class 3 State cross county meet last weekend in Jefferson City. "They all ran very competitively," NHS cross county coach Robert Watts said. "I'm very proud of how they attacked the course. They ran their best meet of the year."...
Nevada Middle School teams knock off Webb City
(Matthew Resnick/Daily Mail) Nevada Lady Tigers point guard Tylin Heathman drives from coast-to-coast while being defended by Webb City's Sierra Kimbrough, Tuesday night at Franklin P. Norman Community Center. The Lady Tigers won 32-26 to improve to 4-0. Nevada led Webb City 10-6 after one quarter of play, and 15-14 at halftime. Webb City outscored the Lady Tigers 8-3 in the third quarter to grab a 22-18 lead. Nevada however, picked up its pace in the final frame, outscoring Webb City 14-8...
Lady Panthers pull away late to win Hume Invitational
Nevada Daily Mail The Sheldon Lady Panthers defeated the Hume Lady Hornets 30-15 to win the Hume Junior High Basketball Invitational. The Saturday night victory capped a 13-1 season for Sheldon, while Hume finishes 8-8. Both teams started slowly, with the game knotted 4-4 after one quarter of play...
Dillon excels in classroom and on volleyball court
Melanie Dillon is having a blast playing volleyball for the Cottey Comets, while keeping a laser focus on academics. Dillon, a 5-10 freshman setter and outside hitter from Kent, Washington, has flashed her talent on the court throughout the season. During the three-game Seeding Tournament at Cottey Sept. ...