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Friday, Feb. 12, 2016

High School Sports

One-of-a-kind: Bronaugh's McIntire makes history on signing day (02/12/16)
Seated with his parents Thursday afternoon in the Bronaugh High School gymnasium, senior Gabe McIntire became the first student-athlete in the school's history to sign a national letter-of-intent to play football at the collegiate-level. In front of a large crowd comprised of students, teachers and Bronaugh R-7 administrators, McIntire made it official, signing with Ottawa University (Kan.) located approximately 40 miles south of Overland Park...
NHS freshman teams split with Pleasant Hill (02/12/16)
The Nevada Tigers boys and girls freshman basketball teams hosted the Pleasant Hill Roosters and Chicks for a Tuesday evening doubleheader. The Lady Tigers came out on top, dealing the Chicks a 28-12 defeat, while the Tiger boys fell 39-32. Tigers vs. Roosters...
7th-grade Tigers up record to 12-0, claim TCC regular season title (02/12/16)
The Nevada Tigers seventh-grade basketball team hammered Joplin North 48-20 Thursday night at home, capturing the Tri-County Conference regular-season championship. The victory improves the Tigers to 12-0 overall. Point guard Logan Applegate led the way for Nevada, scoring a game-high 14 points...
Bronaugh teams advance in GVVC tourney (02/12/16)
The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference basketball tournament entered its third day Wednesday, with the Bronaugh Wildcats and Lady Wildcats winning their semifinal contests to advance to Saturday's championship games. Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats are No. ...
Tigers right fielder Heathman signs with Coffeyville Red Ravens (02/10/16)
Nevada High School senior Andrew Heathman is joining his teammate and best friend Brett Mitchell as the newest members of the Coffeyville Community College (Kan.) Red Ravens baseball team. Heathman said he was sold on the school after making his campus visit. While there, Heathman observed a Red Ravens practice...
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team is again champions of the West Central Conference. Nevada, who began competing in the WCC in the fall of 2014, is now a two-time conference champion after taking the crown in its first season last year. The WCC cham (02/09/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team is again champions of the West Central Conference. Nevada, who began competing in the WCC in the fall of 2014, is now a two-time conference champion after taking the crown in its first season last year. The WCC championships took place Thursday at Sedalia Middle School, with a number of Lady Tigers placing first in individual events, as well as first-place finishes in the 200-yard medley relay, 200-yard freestyle relay, and 400-yard freestyle relay...
Golden Valley hoops tournament underway in Sheldon (02/09/16)
The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference boys and girls basketball tournaments tipped-off opening-round play Monday evening at Sheldon High School. The first matchup of the night was in the girls tournament, featuring the second-seeded Hume Lady Hornets against the No. ...
Nevada wrestlers hit mat at WCC tournament (02/09/16)
The Nevada wrestling team competed Saturday at the West Central Conference championships in Clinton. While there, Nevada senior Dayton Miller picked up his 177th career win, passing Slade Stiles atop the NHS career wins list, as Miller improves to 177-20 overall for his career. Miller notched the milestone victory with a first-round pin of Alex Niner...
Tigers toppled by O'Hara in battle for WCC supremacy (02/06/16)
Friday night against the West Central Conference's top team Archbishop O'Hara, the Nevada Tigers couldn't have scripted the first half much better. The second half however, was a different story, as dynamic senior point guard Dezmond McDaniel fueled O'Hara's high-octane offense. McDaniel, who finished with 29 points, 10 assists and five rebounds, sparked the Celtics to a 79-63 victory, putting his team in sole possession of first place in the West Central conference at 7-0 (18-5 overall)...
Lady Tigers edge O'Hara, notch first conference win of season (02/06/16)
History nearly repeated itself for the Nevada Lady Tigers basketball team. This time however, Nevada held on for its first conference victory of the season. On Feb. 2, the Lady Tigers relinquished a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter as they fell 67-64 to the Clinton Lady Cardinals...
Nevada's Mitchell inks with Coffeyville Community College (02/06/16)
Nevada Tigers catcher and baseball captain Brett Mitchell will be continuing his baseball career with the Red Ravens of Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College. In front of a packed audience comprised of peers, teachers, and school administrators, Mitchell made it official Tuesday inside the Nevada High School Media Center...
Miller ties Stiles career wins record (02/05/16)
Adding another accolade to his already decorated prep career, Nevada High School senior Dayton Miller notched his 176th career wrestling victory, tying former standout Slade Stiles atop the NHS record book for most career wins. Stiles graduated in 2013. A year previous to Stiles, Tanner Charles held the record with 143 career victories...
Gayman's 18-point 4th-quarter ignites Tigers to conference win (02/03/16)
Clay Gayman's fourth quarter offensive outburst lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 65-53 West Central Conference victory over the Clinton Cardinals. The Tuesday night win at Wynn Gym improves Nevada to 13-5 overall and 6-1 in the West Central Conference...
Young Panthers come up big on Senior Night (02/03/16)
A strong defensive effort sparked the Sheldon Panthers to a 38-35 defeat of the Dadeville Bearcats Monday night in Sheldon. The Senior Night victory improves Sheldon to 6-12 overall. Despite it being Senior Night, Sheldon features a freshman-heavy roster, with juniors and sophomores sprinkled in...
Tigers compete at Benton duals tournament (02/03/16)
The Nevada Tigers wrestling team was in action Jan. 30 at the Benton Duals Tournament. The Tigers went 1-4. Also at the Benton Invitational, Nevada defeated Mid-Buchanan 46-33. The weight classes 106, 113, 120, 126, 182, and 285 were open, with Nevada receiving forfeit points in the 106, 120 and 126 classes. ...
Middle School basketball roundup (02/03/16)
The Nevada Middle School seventh-grade A basketball team beat Carthage 46-30 Tuesday night in Carthage. The victory improves Nevada to 8-0. The NMS B-team fell 28-17. Leading scorers for the A and B-teams were Logan McNeley and Blake Pryor. Also in action Tuesdya night in Carthage, the NMS eighth-grade B-team was defeated 44-22, while the B-team was beat 40-7...
Tigers nab third-place at Clinton Tournament (02/02/16)
The Nevada Tigers shredded Knob Noster 68-40 en route to a third-place finish Saturday afternoon at the Clinton Boys Basketball Tournament. With the victory, the Tigers improve to 12-5 overall (5-1 in the West Central Conference). "While it is disappointing we did not get to play for the championship," Nevada head coach Shaun Gray said, "we are happy to have finished the tournament playing good basketball and on a high note. We look to carry this momentum into the last month of the season."...
Panthers topple Dadeville (02/02/16)
Check Wednesday's edition of the Daily Mail for full coverage of the Sheldon Panthers Senior Night victory over Dadeville
Lamb torches Dadeville as Lady Panthers triumph on Senior Night (02/02/16)
Logan Lamb's career-night propelled the Sheldon Lady Panthers to a wild 39-37 Senior Night victory over the Dadeville Lady Bearcats. Monday night's win improved Sheldon to 3-12 overall. For four quarters the Lady Panthers offense ran through Lamb, as she feasted on Dadeville post players to the tune of 29 points off of 12 made field goals...
JV Lady Tigers throttle Neosho (02/02/16)
Avenging an earlier loss, the Nevada Lady Tigers junior varsity basketball team leveled Neosho 48-29 Monday night at home. With the victory, Nevada improves to 7-7 overall. The Lady Tigers had three players finish in double-figure scoring, as Danielle Laning, Kat Ream, and Emily Johnson each chipped in with 10 points...
Lady Tigers take fifth at Clinton tourney (02/02/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers dealt Sherwood a 63-50 defeat at the Clinton Girls Basketball Tournament Friday, resulting in a fifth-place finish. For Nevada, Megan Payne dropped in 20 points while Megan Hold added 20.
Junior Varsity Tigers take El Do Tournament title (01/30/16)
The Nevada High School junior varsity boys basketball team is champions of the El Dorado JV Tournament. The fourth-seeded Tigers knocked off second-seeded Fort Scott (Kan.) 49-32 in Wednesday night's championship game. With the tournament sweep, Nevada has won eight of its last nine games, improving to 9-5 overall...
Sherwood outlasts Tigers in overtime (01/30/16)
The Nevada Tigers varsity basketball team fell in a 63-57 overtime thriller to the Sherwood Marksmen in the semifinals of the Clinton Basketball Tournament Thursday night. Nevada is 11-5 overall. The Tigers led early and often, seizing control of the game early as they jumped out to a 13-5 lead, and took a 26-20 lead into the halftime break...
Sports shows offer the latest the market has to offer (01/30/16)
It's that time of the year when the outdoors moves indoors as Boat, RV and Sportshows get going bringing in thousands of anglers, hunters, vacationers, boaters and campers that are looking for products that help them enjoy their sport. Many outdoor adventures begin at these shows and with the holidays behind, now is the time to look forward to spring and summer outdoor activities that outdoor people enjoy most...
Nevada Lady Tigers host first-ever swim meet (01/30/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team hosted its first-ever swim meet, Tuesday at the Osage Prairie YMCA in Nevada. The meet was a dual against Monett. The Tigers finished second to Monett. NHS results 200 Yard Medley 1st, 2:03.69, Makayla Haner, Peyton Claypool, Morgan Ernsbarger, and Carlie McCaffree...