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How to become an official Missouri Master Angler
Nevada Daily Mail Fishing for a lunker fish is exciting. The big fish caught or lost, is the subject of many campfire conversations, and is a common bond between anglers. It also supplies a lifetime memory as a special pride in fishing accomplishment any angler can resist...
Griffons manage split with last place Generals
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Griffons 30th anniversary celebration didn't go quite as planned Tuesday evening as they had to settle for a twinbill split with the last place Ozark Generals at Lyons Stadium. The Griffons lost the first game 3-2, while prevailing in extra innings in the nightcap, 2-1. Both contests were scheduled for seven innings...
NHS golf fundraiser slated for July 26 at Municipal golf course
A fundraiser for the Nevada High School golf programs is being held Sunday, July 26 at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course in Nevada. The format is a two-person scramble, nine hole, par three tournament ---- with a 4 p.m. shotgun start. The tournament is limited to 27 teams and three flights...
Griffons outlast Bombers in 16 inning marathon
Nevada Daily Mail Playing late into the night, the Nevada Griffons toppled the Sedalia Bombers 6-5 in 16 innings Sunday at Lyons Stadium. The Griffons were also victorious at home Saturday night, dealing the North Kansas City Apartment Giants a 6-2 defeat in a non-league contest...
Panfish aplenty during summer months in Missouri
Nevada Daily Mail One of the most catchable fish in Missouri waters, especially in the summer months is the group known as panfish. The peak catching time is now. In late June and early July, concentrations of bluegills will be spawning along shallow lake or pond shores. Look for craters of round light spots on the bottom, which are the nest sites...
Neptunes hosting weekend swim meet invitational
The Nevada Neptunes Swim Team will be hosting a Swim Meet Invitational this weekend, June 27 and 28 at Walton Aquatic Center. The meet is open and the public is welcome to attend. This Invitational meet will begin at 9 a.m. both days and will feature approximately 475 swimmers and their families from four states (Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas & Oklahoma). Swimmers range in age from 5 -- 18 and will be competing in both individual and relay events over the course of the meet...
Schultz, Reichard win Nevada Four-Ball Invitational
The 46th Annual Four-ball Invitational Golf Tournament was held June 13-14 at the Nevada County Club, with Jason Schultz and Jay Reichard winning by six strokes with a score of 125. The pair fired a first day 61 on the 18-hole par 70 course, and followed up Sunday with a 64 to collect the $650 first-place prize. ...
Week ahead: Nevada Griffons
June 29: @ Joplin, 7 p.m. June 30: Home doubleheader vs. Ozark, 6 p.m. (30th birthday bash with birthday cake served to all attending; Dollar Dog Night sponsored by Morrison-Post Insurance). July 1: @ St. Joseph, 7 p.m. July 2: @ Ozark, 7 p.m...
Highley's passion for football runs deep
Jordan Highley has a genuine love for playing the game of football. For the fourth consecutive year, The 31-year old Nevada resident has put his physical well-being on the line as a linebacker for the Joplin Crusaders of the Central Football League ---- without any monetary compensation coming his way...
Five run first lifts Griffs to victory
The Nevada Griffons used a five-run first inning as a springboard to victory Wednesday night on the road against the Clarinda A's. The 7-4 win improved the Griffons to 10-7 overall (9-7 MINK League). The Griffons are in first place in the MINK League south division by one full game over the Branson Nationals...
Griffons trounce Clarinda, keep MINK League south division lead
Nevada Daily Mail CLARINDA, IA. ---- The Nevada Griffons clobbered the Clarinda A's 9-2 Tuesday night on the road. With back-to-back victories over Branson and Clarinda, the Griffons maintained first place in the MINK League's south division, holding a half-game lead over Branson...
Knights of Columbus holds 14th annual golf tournament
The 14th Annual Knights of Columbus golf tournament was held June 20 at the Frank E. Peters Municipal golf course in Nevada. Clear skies prevailed along with some warm temperatures, leading to a successful tournament. The three-person team of Jonathan Allen, Conner Antonetti and Chase Halsey won the championship flight by eight strokes, firing a 17-under-par 55 The team of Justin Lee, Corey Allard, and Scott Burns placed second with a score of 63. ...
Neptunes compete at Parsons Tri-State swim meet
The Nevada Neptunes swim team was in Parsons, Kan., June 20-21 to participate in the Parsons Dolphins Tri-State swim meet. The event featured 269 swimmers from 11 teams. The Neptunes, coached by Karen Claypool, sent 35 swimmers. Nevada assistant coaches are: Samantha Short, Dalton Eador, and Thomas Prewitt...
Nevada's Baker fuels Crusaders ground attack
Note: This is the first in a two-part story Nevada High School graduate Heath Baker helped lead the Joplin Crusaders to a Central Football League championship Saturday night in Joplin. Baker and the undefeated Crusaders have experienced a rash of recent success, as they won the 2014 Premier Adult Amateur Minor League Football title, played in Colorado...
Griffons topple Nationals in Monday night MINK League action
A 5-4 victory over the visiting Branson Nationals Monday night improved the Nevada Griffons to 8-7 overall (7-7 MINK League play). After a number of recent one-run victories, Griffons manager Ryan Mansfield said he's been pleased with his team's play of late. Contributing to recent success on the diamond, Nevada's bats have thawed out after a cold start to the year...
Bow hunting, fishing gaining popularity in Missouri
Nevada Daily Mail What most people see when looking at a tree sapling is only a sapling. However when Lyle Shaulis looks at one, he sees a bow in the rough. Recently, Shaulis found a hickory sapling he thought would make a good longbow for hunting and fishing, so he took it home and started working it into a sturdy piece of hunting equipment...
Nevada duo fires 58 at senior men's golf tournament
The Senior Men's Golf Scramble tournament took place June 11 at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course, with Nevada residents Ray Crawford and John Klingaman shooting a low score of 58 ---- setting a new tournament record on the par 72 course. Over 100 contestants who traveled from cities such as Kansas City and Tulsa competed in the two-man scramble tournament, featuring three age divisions. The tournament was sponsored by the Senior Men's Golf Association...
Upcoming Griffons schedule
The Nevada Griffons have a number of upcoming events coinciding with home games, including: Sunday: Griffons youth baseball camp graduation. The festivities will take place at 6:15 p.m., prior to the Griffons 7 p.m. home contest against the Sedalia Bombers...
Crusaders to play for CFL championship
The Joplin Crusaders are set to face the Northwest Arkansas Battle in the Central Football League title game, Saturday night at Junge Stadium in Joplin. Kick off is slated for 6:30 p.m. The Crusaders are 12-0, and have defeated their last two opponents by a combined score of 79-8...