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NHS tennis edged by Thomas Jefferson (08/27/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School girls' tennis team opened the season with matches against Carl Junction High School and Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. Nevada fell to Thomas Jefferson 5-4 Monday afternoon. In singles play, Megan Payne prevailed over Lia Wu 6-4...
Nevada High School freshman squad cruises past Willard (08/26/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School freshman football team opened its season with a 30-12 thumping of the Willard High School freshman Monday night at Logan Field. With temperatures nearing 100 degrees, kickoff was moved back an hour. Running the ball exclusively on their opening drive, Willard nearly chewed up the entire first quarter clock. The time consuming drive, however, did not yield any points, as Willard turned the ball over on downs on the Nevada 33 yard line...
Hole-in-one for Leonard (08/26/14)
In the process of preparing the Nevada High School girls golf team for the upcoming Nevada Lady Tiger Invitational Golf Tournament next Friday, I needed to let the girls play some of the holes we usually don't get to play (Nos. 4,5,6 and 7 at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course)...
Big game from Brandt not enough in season opener (08/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In season-opening high school football action Friday night at Logan Field, the Nevada Tigers fell to the Willard Tigers 43-26. A major bright spot for Nevada was the performance of junior running back Chaden Brandt, who exploded for touchdown runs of 43 and 60 yards...
Dove hunting season drawing near (08/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In less than two weeks the 2014 dove season gets underway, and thousands of Missouri dove hunters are getting ready. Hunters looking for a place to open the season might check, the website mdc.mo.gov/18183 to get information on nearly 100 conservation areas across the state where crops have been planted to attract the birds...
Thoreson sees room for improvement after VB Jamboree (08/22/14)
Thoreson sees room for improvement after VB Jamboree
Heathman named starting quarterback for Friday's opener (08/22/14)
Nevada Daily Mail With temperatures soaring into the high 90s Thursday afternoon, Nevada High School football players hit the field in preparation for Friday night's season opener against Willard High School. The official start time for the game has been moved back an hour, to 8 p.m...
Neptunes swimmers honored at end of season banquet (08/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Neptunes annual end of season awards banquet took place Aug. 17 at the First Baptist Church, where the team and their guests celebrated a summer of competitive swimming. Featured during the banquet was a photo slide of the team's season, along with the election of the board and team officers. The team is coached by Karen Claypool...
Senior golfer Householder eyes big season in '14 (08/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada High School's Hannah Householder hopes to lead a senior-laden girls' golf team to post-season success this year. Additionally, Householder said one of her main objectives is to medal at the state tournament. "That's the top 15," she said. "And I would like to be at least in the top 10 in state."...
Patience pays dividends on the lake (08/16/14)
Patience pays dividends on the lake
Nevada High School AD McNeley reflects on career, previews upcoming fall sports (08/16/14)
Nevada Daily Mail After spending 18 seasons as the head coach of the Nevada boys high school basketball team, John McNeley will be noticeably absent from the sideline this year. McNeley, who is entering his second year as the school's athletic director, relinquished his coaching duties at the conclusion of the 2014 basketball season...
Little league football registration just around the corner (08/15/14)
Nevada Little League Football registration and equipment checkout for fifth and sixth-graders is set for 9 -10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at Twin Lakes City Municipal Golf Course. Registration for third and fourth-graders will be from 10-11 a.m. at the same location...
Nevada Middle School to host volleyball clinic, team tryouts on tap (08/15/14)
Nevada Middle School is hosting a volleyball skills clinic from 3-5 p.m., Monday Aug. 18, and Wednesday Aug. 20, in the NMS gym. The clinic is open to fifth-grade through eighth-grade girls. The registration fee is $25. Daily instruction, t-shirts, and snacks will be provided at the camp...
Football Jamboree tonight, Softball Jamboree slated for Saturday (08/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada High School will be participating in Friday evening's Football Jamboree in Stockton. The four-team scrimmage will begin at 7 p.m. at the Stockton High School football field. Nevada will face off against Stockton High School, Lamar High School, and Pierce City High School...
Yoakam pleased with recent scrimmage performance (08/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers football scrimmage Saturday night at Logan Field went well according to head coach Erik Yoakam. "You see some things you need to work on, some things that weren't so good, and some things that were really good," he said. "I think we're kind of in that beginning stage, trying to put things together...
July an action-packed month for area Tae Kwon Do students (08/13/14)
July turned out to be a whirlwind month for Nevada Tae Kwon Do students. Three students who competed in their first tournament, Brooklyn Kutina, Nathan Slichenmyer, and Bradey Denny ---- where honored July 26 for their tournament performances. Some local Martial Arts students also participated in the Midwest Martial Arts Association Southern Conference tournament in Springfield, July 19...
Nevada High School AD McNeley excited about joining new conference (08/13/14)
Nevada High School Athletic Director John McNeley has high hopes for the school's athletic programs as they embark upon their inaugural season in the West Central Conference. "It's an exciting time for us," McNeley said. McNeley is entering his second year as the school's athletic director. Former AD Kevin McKinley retired from the position in 2013...
Yoakam sets bar high for 2014 Tiger football squad (08/12/14)
Nevada High School head football coach Erik Yoakam believes his team has the potential to be highly competitive this fall, despite losing a number of key players from last year's squad. After a 5-5 finish in 2013, Yoakam enters his second season as the Tigers head coach...
Monett Tri-State 'A' swim meet results (08/09/14)
The Monett Tri-State 'A' Finals took place Aug. 2-3 at the Ginny and Chris Fuldner Family Aquatic Center in Monett. The two-day event featured 12 Tri-state teams and an associate team from Lebanon. In total, 389 swimmers participated including 37 from the Nevada Neptunes, who are coached by Karen Claypool...
Bass and walleye are plentiful at K-Dock on Bull Shoals Lake (08/09/14)
In checking last weeks fishing report, one spot looked very interesting. K-Dock on Bull Shoals reported fishing for bass wand walleye as excellent. So I checked it out. The first angler I met was David Stewart from St. Louis. Stewart admitted he was a novice angler and it showed. Having never caught a walleye, he forgot that this species of fish has teeth...
Neptunes take fourth at Carthage Tri-State Invitational in July (08/08/14)
The Nevada Neptunes competed in the Carthage Tri-State Invitational Swim Meet in July
. High Point Trophy Awards went to Nevada's Cody Leung in the Male 8 and Under division. The two-day event featured 11 tri-state teams, and an associate team from Lebanon...
Highley fulfills dream with title game victory (08/08/14)
By Matt Resnick Nevada Daily Mail Nevada native Jordan Highley's football odyssey has culminated in a national championship. Highley, 30, is a starting outside linebacker for the Joplin Crusaders. Joplin trounced the New Mexico Miners last weekend, 41-23, in the Semi-pro AA National Championship game played in Highlands Ranch, Colo...
Neptunes wrap up season at Monett Tri-State 'A' Finals ---- team banquet scheduled for Aug. 17 (08/08/14)
The Monett Tri-State 'A' Finals took place Aug. 2-3 at the Ginny and Chris Fuldner Family Aquatic Center in Monett. The two-day event featured 12 Tri-state teams and an associate team from Lebanon. In total, 389 swimmers participated including 37 from the Nevada Neptunes, who are coached by Karen Claypool...
Concussions a major concern (08/05/14)
Football, America's most popular sport, is dealing with a crisis: concussions. From the National Football League to youth leagues the impact of head trauma has shaken the foundation of the sport. Despite new rules enacted to minimize helmet to helmet hits, the NFL diagnosed 489 concussions over the past two seasons...
Crusader aerial attack sparks championship game rout (08/04/14)
By Matt Resnick Daily Mail The Joplin Crusaders of the Central Football Division crushed the New Mexico Miners 41-23 in the semi-professional Double-A national championship game Saturday evening at Shea Stadium in Highlands Ranch, Colo. The victory capped an undefeated season for Joplin (14-0)...