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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

High School Sports

Tigers late rally falls short against Clinton (05/03/16)
A furious seventh-inning rally wasn't enough as the Nevada Tigers were defeated 5-4 by the Clinton Cardinals Monday evening at Lyons Stadium. The West Central Conference loss brings the Tigers record to 10-12 overall (5-5 WCC). Trailing 5-1 entering the bottom of the seventh, the rally began when senior first baseman Trey Pritchett drew a 1-out walk...
Nevada golf team punches ticket to sectional tournament (05/03/16)
With a second-place finish at Monday's Class 3 District 7 golf tournament at Mules National Golf Club in Warrensburg, the Nevada Tigers secured a trip to next week's sectional tournament. In addition to the runner-up finish, all five Nevada golfers earned All-District honors. Nevada junior John Quitno finished in second-place, 1-stroke back of Warrensburg's Bailey Woods...
Tigers find success in El Dorado Springs (05/03/16)
The Nevada Tigers middle school track-and-field team competed in a meet hosted by El Dorado Springs, April 25. NMS 8th-grade boys 100-meter dash: Colin Witte, first-place, 12.08. 200-meter dash: Landon Murphy, fifth-place, 27.16. 400-meter relay: Jacob Chadd, Tyler Armstrong, Matt Thorp, and Kalen Morris, fifth-place, 54.14...
Nevada track competes in Mt. Vernon (05/03/16)
The Nevada Tigers varsity track-and-field team was in Mount Vernon Friday for the Mountaineer Relays. The relay-event however, was shortened due to weather. For Nevada on the boys side, Kayden Ast placed first in the long jump; Chaden Brandt, second in the 100-meter dash; and Thomas Prewitt, second in the pole vault...
County teams fall in district-play (05/03/16)
Vernon County schools Bronaugh, Sheldon, and Northeast Vernon County were in action Monday at the Class 1 District 12 softball tournament hosted by Stockton High School. Bronaugh (2-6) was defeated 17-2 by Lakeland; Sheldon (0-8) fell to Stockton 18-3; while Northeast Vernon County (1-7) was beat by Osceola 16-0...
Tigers defeat Warriors in rain-shortened contest (05/02/16)
The Nevada Tigers toppled the St. pius X Warriors 3-1 in a rain-shortened six-inning contest Friday evening in Kansas City. The victory improves the Tigers to 5-4 in the West Central Conference (10-11 overall). For Nevada, sophomore Branden Harder pitched well in picking up the win, going 5 1/3 innings while striking out four and only allowing three hits and an earned run...
Lady Wildcats edged by Miami (04/30/16)
The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats fell 8-7 to Miami Monday in Miami. According to Broanugh softball coach Daryl Dodson, two errors in the bottom of the second inning led to four Miami runs. Trailing 7-4 in the top of the seventh inning, the Lady Wildcats rallied, plating three runs to tie the game at seven-apiece. Miami however, was able to bring home the winning run in the bottom half of the frame...
Tigers hit the track at Joplin Middle School meet (04/30/16)
The Nevada Tigers middle school track-and-field team traveled to Joplin for Tuesday's track-and-field meet. For Nevada, the eighth-grade boys finished in third-place at the 10-team meet, while the eighth-grade girls placed sixth; the seventh-grade boys fifth; and the seventh-grade girls sixth...
Tigers place second in Bolivar (04/30/16)
The Nevada Tigers had a nice day on the court Thursday in Bolivar, with a number of top individual finishes en route to second-place at the four-team tournament. Host-school Bolivar finished first. NHS individual results Among those earning medals for Nevada (in playing order), were Jordan Sheehy, second place; Matt Sommer, third-place; Nathan McCall, second-place; Sheel Patel, second-place; Jace Lanham, second-place; Sam Creasy, first-place. ...
Ketterman overpowers Marksmen as Tigers roll to victory (04/29/16)
Tyler Ketterman's 11-strike out performance lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 10-0 victory over the Sherwood Marksmen at Lyons Stadium Wednesday evening. The five-inning run-ruled contest snapped a three-game losing streak as the Tigers improve to 9-11 overall (4-4 West Central Conference)...
Nevada places second at conference golf tournament (04/29/16)
The Nevada Tigers golf team slotted into a second-place finish at Thursday's West Central Conference golf tournament at Meadow Lake Country Club in Clinton. The Tigers shot a combined team score of 319, bested only by Warrensburg, who placed first with a 307...
Tiger basketball summer youth camp on tap (04/27/16)
The Nevada Tigers basketball summer youth camp will take place June 13-17 at Wynn Gymnasium for third through sixth-grades. The camp will emphasize the fundamentals of basketball and skill improvement. "This is a great chance for the area youth to not only improve their skills, but to also have a fun and exciting basketball experience throughout the week," Nevada varsity head basketball coach Shaun Gray said...
Freshman Tigers rally to defeat Seneca (04/26/16)
Will Johnson's two-out walk-off RBI-single capped a four-run fifth inning rally, propelling the Nevada Tigers freshman baseball team to a 6-5 victory over Seneca Monday evening at Lyons Stadium The Tigers trailed 5-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth of the scheduled five-inning contest. Reminiscent of a Kansas City Royals 2015 postseason comeback victory, the Tigers were able to erase the big late-inning deficit...
Tigers drop conference game at Clinton (04/26/16)
CLINTON ---- The Nevada Tigers baseball team fell 3-2 in seven innings Monday evening against the Clinton Cardinals. After a pair of weekend non-conference losses to Neosho and Carl Junction, Monday's West Central Conference loss drops the Tigers to 8-11 overall and 4-4 in conference-play. The victory improves Clinton to 10-8 overall and 5-1 in the WCC...
Tigers mash their way to conference victory (04/23/16)
Led by junior Tyler Ketterman's three triples, the Nevada Tigers rocked the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets 12-2 in five innings Friday evening at Lyons Stadium. Nevada has now rebounded from a six-game losing streak with two consecutive victories, improving to 8-8 overall and 4-3 in the West Central Conference. Meanwhile, Center drops to 2-10 overall...
Nevada varsity track-and-field takes part in FS Invitational (04/23/16)
Nevada High School's track-and-field team was in Kansas Friday participating in the Fort Scott High School track-and-field Invitational. NHS results First-place: Thomas Prewitt, pole vault, 11-feet. Second-place: Carsten Warner, long jump, 16-feet 3.5 inches; Virginia Haverstic, 3200-meter run, 13:12.83...
Tigers compete at Redbird Relays (04/23/16)
The Nevada Tigers middle school track-and field team participated in the Redbird Relays Thursday at Webb City. The Nevada eighth-grade boys finished in fourth-place out of seven teams, the eighth-grade girls third-place, while the seventh-grade girls and boys both notched fourth-place finishes...
Tigers down El Do to get back on winning track (04/22/16)
Jacob Johnson's walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Nevada Tigers to a 6-5 victory over rival El Dorado Springs Thursday evening at Lyons Stadium. The non-conference win snapped a six-game losing skid, as the Tigers improve to 7-8 overall (3-3 West Central Conference). The loss drops El Dorado Springs to 10-8 overall...
NHS tennis team drops match to K.C. O'Hara (04/22/16)
The Nevada High School tennis team was defeated 7-2 in a West Central Conference matchup against Kansas O'Hara, Wednesday in Kansas City. With the loss, Nevada is 4-6 overall and 1-3 in the West Central Conference. Singles results No. 1 singles: Jordan Sheehy (Nev) defeated Kyle Eckart 8-4...
Tigers derailed by Smith-Cotton in extra innings (04/19/16)
Looking to end a three-game losing skid, the Nevada Tigers fell to Sedalia Smith-Cotton in both games of a doubleheader Saturday morning and afternoon at Lyons Stadium. The losses drop Nevada to 6-7 overall and 3-3 in the West Central Conference. The victories improve Smith-Cotton to 15-3 overall and 4-0 in the WCC...
Tigers capture Carthage-Sonic Invitational (04/19/16)
The Nevada Tigers emerged as champions of the Carthage-Sonic Golf Invitational, Monday morning at Carthage Municipal Golf Course. Nevada won the tournament with a combined team score of 308. This is the first time in the program's history that the Tigers have won the Carthage-Sonic Invitational...
Tigers fare well at home track-and-field Invitational (04/19/16)
Nevada Middle School hosted its annual track invitational Thursday evening at Nevada High School. The Tigers middle school track-and-field team is coached by Samantha Short. NMS 8th-grade boys (2nd-place out of 7 teams) Kolby O'Connell, first-place in high jump, 5-feet 2-inches; Austin Bash, third-place, 4-feet 8-inches...
Nevada middle schoolers break track-and-field records (04/19/16)
Two members of the Nevada Middle School track-and-field team had a record-breaking day at the annual Nevada Middle School Invitational, April 14 at Nevada High School. In the 1600-meter run, eighth-grader Calli Beshore broke her own record, clocking a time of 5:35.60...
Tigers compete at PSU relays (04/19/16)
The Nevada Tigers track-and-field team was in Pittsburg (Kan.) Friday for the 27th Annual Jock's Nitch PSU Gorilla Relays. After having competed in a track-and-field meet earlier in the week, NHS participated in a limited capacity at PSU. The PSU Gorilla Relays featured 44 schools from six states...
Tigers hold basketball awards banquet (04/16/16)