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Aurora offense sharp in victory over Tigers
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers struggled to contain the Aurora Houn' Dawgs as they racked up 473 yards of total offense en route to a 29-7 non-conference victory over Nevada at Logan Field, Friday night. With the loss, Nevada drops to 2-5 overall (1-3 West Central Conference), while Aurora, out of the Big 8 Conference improves to 4-3...
National Hunting and Fishing Day a hit
Nevada Daily Mail National Hunting and Fishing Day was celebrated Sept. 26 by the more than 1.1 million anglers, a-half-million hunters, plus people who enjoy wildlife photography or just watch and enjoy Missouri's rich wildlife and natural resources...
Lady Hornets sting Sheldon on home-court
Nevada Daily Mail The Hume Lady Hornets volleyball team swept Sheldon in two games, Friday evening, 25-21 and 25-14. After what Hume coach, Delayna Thompson, called a poor performance in the first game due to serving and passing errors, well-placed serves by the Hornets paved the way to victory in the second game...
Lady Tigers rough up Clinton to extend winning streak
Nevada Daily Mail Winners of three consecutive matches, the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball squad is coming together at the right time. Nevada's latest victory came Thursday night ---- a convincing two-set victory over the visiting Clinton Cardinals. Nevada rolled to a 25-12 game one win. The Lady Tigers kept the pedal to the metal with a 25-14 game two triumph...
NHS JV-freshman football team falls in final minute to Seneca
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers suffered a tough 8-6 defeat against the Seneca Indians, Monday evening at Logan Field. The combined junior varsity and freshman game was a defensive battle throughout. The Tigers defense was strong until allowing a touchdown and two-point conversion with less than a minute remaining in regulation...
Lady Tigers tennis defeated in district title match
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers fell just short of a district championship as they were defeated 5-1 by Warrensburg in the Class 1 District 12 (team) championship match ---- Wednesday at Warrensburg. The championship match featured the West Central Conference's top two seeds, Warrensburg at No. 1 and Nevada at No. 2...
Lady Tigers top Pleasant Hill on diamond
The Nevada Lady Tigers picked up their fifth consecutive softball victory, defeating the Pleasant Hill Chicks 9-7, as NHS freshman pitcher Kylie Boyd picked up the victory, going all seven innings for the complete game. The contest was played at Pleasant Hill, Wednesday...
NHS volleyball teams knock off Clinton
On "Dig for a Cure Night" Thursday at Wynn Gym, the Nevada High School junior varsity team made it look easy with a two-set 25-13, 25-8 victory over the Clinton Cardinals.
The NHS C-team followed suit, picking up 25-13, 25-15 win over Clinton.
NMS eighth-grade football beat at WC
The Nevada Middle School eighth-grade A-football team was defeated by Webb City 42-0, Thursday evening at Webb City. The NMS eighth-grade B-team fell 14-6. Next up The eighth-grade teams host Joplin North-East (combined team), Oct. 8, with the first game starting at 5:30 p.m...
NMS VB results
The Nevada Middle School volleyball teams were in action Thursday night at Joplin North. The NMS eighth-grade A-team lost 10-25, 16-25; the eighth-grade B-team prevailed 26-24, 2-25, 25-10, the seventh-grade A-team lost 8-25, 21-25; while the seventh-grade B-team was edged 25-14, 19-25, 12-15...
Hume defeats Bronaugh
The Hume Lady Hornets beat the Bronaugh Lady Wildcats in Hume 25-17 and 25-17, in a Tuesday night. Hume is 7-5 overall and 6-1 in GVVC play. "The girls struggled a little with their serving, but played very good defense," Hume coach Delayna Thompson said. "All-in-all, it was a good game and great team effort."...
Tigers run at Lamar cross country Invitational
Matthew Resnick/Daily Mail/ Nevada eighth-grader Calli Beshore blazes to a first place finish in the 1.5 mile event, Tuesday at the Lamar Cross Country Invitational. Nevada High School results from Tuesday's Lamar Invitational: Varsity boys, 5,000 meter event: Luke Sudkamp, 20:12, 39th; Trent Ellis, 41st, 20:26; Devin McHugh, 61st, 21:49. ...
Nevada tennis advances to district championship match
The Nevada Lady Tigers dealt Clinton a 5-2 defeat in the semifinal round of the Class 1 District 12 team tournament ---- advancing to play top-seeded Warrensburg in the championship match, today in Warrensburg. Second-seeded Nevada's defeat of third-seeded Clinton took place Tuesday in Nevada...
NEVC VB falls in three sets to Ballard
The Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights fell in a hard-fought three-set match against Ballard, Tuesday at home. NEVC won the first set 25-15, before losing sets two and three 21-25, and 11-25. Becky Jennings led the team in serves with six aces, followed by Emma Pritchet and Kiley Gerster with two aces apiece...
Nevada VB defeats O'Hara
The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team beat Kansas City O'Hara at home in three sets Tuesday night ---- 25-20, 12-25, 25-20. The win pushes the Lady Tigers above .500, as they improve to 11-10 overall. For Nevada, Megan Hold finished with 20 digs, 12 kills, and three blocks; Mindy Hendren nine kills and six blocks; Ellis Smith 29 assists; and Margaret Cavener finished with three aces...
Three Lady Tigers qualify for sectional
Three Nevada Lady Tigers golfers have qualified for the Class 1 Section 2 tournament to be played Oct. 5 at Bolivar's Silo Ridge Country Club.
For Nevada, Kaitlyn Richmond, Mandy Crews, and Michael Jones qualified for the sectional tournament.
Lady Tigers beat CJ in home finale
The Nevada Lady Tigers softball team won its reglar-season home finale, besting Carl Junction 10-7, Tuesday evening. The contest against Carl Junction was a makeup game.
Nevada is 13-9 overall.
Cottey hosts seeding tournament
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey campus was consumed with volleyball Friday and Saturday, as the Comets hosted the NJCAA Region 16 seeding tournament. Six teams competed in the tournament, with a total of nine games being played. Friday, the Comets defeated St. Louis Community College in three sets 25-17, 25-19, and 25-16...
Richmond earns All-District golf honors
Nevada's Kaitlyn Richmond garnered All-District accolades after finishing in a tie for sixth place at the Class 1 District 4 Girl's Golf State Championships in Marshfield. The tournament was played Monday at Marshfield Country Club's 18-hole par 70 course. Richmond totaled a 93, shooting a 45 on the front nine, and a 48 on the back nine...
Nevada tennis pulls No. 2 seed in district tournament
The Nevada Lady Tigers have been awarded the No. 2 seed in the upcoming Class 1 District 12 tennis (team) tournament. The tournament will be held at Warrensburg High School, Sept. 28-30. Warrensburg is the top seed, followed by Nevada, Clinton, Knob Noster, Father Tolton Regional Catholic School, and Harrisonville High School...
Champions crowned at I-49 Speedway
Nevada Daily Mail Championship night at Nevada I-49 Speedway took place Sept. 19 and started off with a bang after a great field of cars signed-in, hitting the track to battle it out for the season championship finale. ---- Mini Stocks ---- In the feature race, John Willard and last weekends's winner Grayson McKinney were paired on the front row. ...
Beshore dominates field at Doc Stiles Invite
Leaving the competition in the dust at the Doc Stiles Invitational in Iola Kan., Tuesday, Nevada Middle School eighth-grader Calli Beshore clocked a two-mile time of 12:41. Beshore's first-place performance was so dominant that no other runner came within 120 seconds of her time. Checking in with a time of 14:48, NMS eighth-grader Hailee Lundine clocked a strong sixth place finish...
Cardiac Cats: Lady Tigers stun powerhouse St. Pius X in three-set volleyball thriller
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers notched one of the biggest regular season volleyball wins in the program's history Tuesday night in Wynn Gym. The heart-pounding, adrenaline-filled three-set victory over the mighty St. Pius X Warriors provided the electrified home crowd with more drama than a soap opera...
Nevada JV and freshman football defeated at Smith-Cotton
The Nevada junior varsity football team was beat 48-6 in a road contest with Sedalia Smith-Cotton, Monday.
The freshman team was also in action at Sedalia, as they fell 18-0.