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High School Sports

Four Lady Tiger golfers qualify for Sectional Tournament (10/01/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Coming up big at the Class 1 District 4 Tournament played at the Cassville Golf Club, Monday, four Nevada Lady Tiger golfers qualified for next week's Sectional Tournament in Marshfield. The top 12 golfers at the sectional will move on to the state tournament...
Backfield Attack: Gardner, Harder lift Tigers to victory over Fort Scott (10/01/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Big performances from running backs Zach Gardner and Branden Harder propelled the Nevada Tigers freshmen football team to a 26-18 victory over the previously unbeaten Fort Scott Tigers, Monday evening at Frary Field in Fort Scott. The win brings Nevada's record to 3-3 on the season...
Knights split twinbill with Lakeland (10/01/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Northeast Vernon County Knights completed their pre-spring tune-up by taking one of two games from Lakeland, dropping the first 22-1, and winning the finale 4-2, Saturday morning in Walker. The Knights finished their fall season 3-1...
Nevada Middle School volleyball swept by Carl Junction (10/01/14)
The Nevada Middle School eighth-grade A team, fell to Carl Junction on the road Monday, 25-10 and 25-5. The eighth-grade B team was defeated in two sets, 26-24 and 25-10. The seventh-grade A team tumbled in two sets, 25-13 and 25-17. And the seventh-grade B team dropped a two-set match, 25-16 and 25-14...
Tigers volleyball falls in third set to El Dorado (10/01/14)
In volleyball action at Wynn Gym Monday night, the Nevada Tigers volleyball team was defeated by El Dorado in three sets, 25-15, (28-26), and (25-19). The Tigers are now 13-7 on the season. Nevada volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson said she was pleased with the play of her team in the first set...
Dynamic Duo: Young doubles team takes first at conference tournament (09/30/14)
Nevada came away with a medal in its first West Central Conference tennis tournament, held in Warrensburg. The number three doubles team of Emma Cheaney and Jaiden Cherry took first at the championships Friday. In the first round, Cheaney and Cherry played to an 8-8 draw with the team of Herzog/Purvis from Warrensburg, and prevailed in the tiebreaker, 7-5...
Tigers edged in conference championship game (09/30/14)
Nevada High School's softball team reached the championship of the West Central Conference Softball Tournament in the school's first year of play, getting squeezed out narrowly by Clinton, 4-3. Earlier, Nevada had rolled past O'Hara in B pool play 15-0 in three innings, with Mallorie Owen getting the win on the mound...
Tigers corral trio of wins at road tourney (09/30/14)
Nevada High School's volleyball team won three of five matches at the Carl Junction tournament Saturday, improving to 13-6 overall. In the opener, the Tigers roared past Mt. Vernon 25-11, 25-18. Rilie Good paced NHS with six kills, as did Morgan McNeley...
Nevada destroys Seneca with second half onslaught (09/27/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers scored 26 unanswered points in the third quarter, as they steamrolled the Seneca Indians 40-23 Friday night at Logan Field. Nevada is now 2-4 overall and 2-3 in the West Central Conference. After a frustrating first half marred by penalties and turnovers, the Tigers found themselves trailing 16-7 at half time...
Householder nets All-Conference honors (09/27/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada High School senior golfer, Hannah Householder, added All-Conference honors to her resume, and list of accolades. According to Tigers golf coach Brian Leonard, Householder's third-place finish at the West Central Conference Girls Golf Tournament, Thursday in Kansas City, earned her the honor...
Nevada seventh and eighth-grade teams conquer El Dorado (09/24/14)
The Nevada Tigers seventh and eighth-grade football teams picked up wins Tuesday night at Logan Field against the visiting El Dorado Springs Bulldogs. The seventh-grade A team (1-2) won 32-24, while the eighth graders (1-2) cruised to a 32-6 victory...
Tiger tennis defeats Sedalia (09/24/14)
Playing in their final home match of the year, the Nevada tennis team dispatched Sedalia Smith-Cotton, 7-2. In No. 1 singles play, Nevada's Megan Payne sent Allison Burton packing, winning 8-1. The Tigers Ellie Pruitt (8-5), Emma Cheaney (8-4), and Jaiden Cherry (8-2) were all winners...
Hot bats lift Tigers to victory over Carthage (09/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team hammered Carthage Monday at Bushwhacker Field, winning 11-1 in six innings. The heart of Nevada's order, Madi Culbertson, Carsten Warner, and Michaela Brewer, powered the team to its victory, as they combined for nine of the Tigers 14 hits on the afternoon...
Nevada golf finishes fourth at Carthage (09/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Lady Tiger golfers finished in fourth place at the Carthage Girls' Invitational Golf Tournament, Monday. The match was held at Carthage Municipal Golf Course, which is a par 71. Nevada senior Hannah Householder scored out at 95, shooting a 43 on the front nine and a 52 on the back nine...
Tiger tennis collects win against Monett (09/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers tennis squad bounced visiting Monett in a home makeup match, Friday, 6-3. The match was suspended on Aug. 26 due to lightning. In No. 1 singles play, Nevada's Megan Payne was upended by Hannah Pitts, 8-3. Tigers new No. 2, Sydnie Baker, was tripped up by Katherine Tinklepaugh, losing 8-5...
Nevada volleyball wins four out of five in Pittsburg (09/23/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers volleyball team improved to 10-3 on the season, after winning four games at Pittsburg's annual varsity volleyball tournament over the weekend. The tournament took place in Pittsburg High School's Megan Mallatt Gymnasium. Nevada entered as two-time defending champions of the tournament, which features pool play...
Brandt's fourth quarter miracle rescues Tigers (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Trailing 28-27 to Sedalia Smith Cotton with 1:12 remaining in the game Friday night, Nevada Tigers star running back and kick returner Chaden Brandt, took a kickoff, accelerated and exploded up field for a dramatic go-ahead touchdown...
Bulldogs bulldoze Tigers at Logan Field (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade A football team, was shellacked by the Carl Junction Bulldogs, 50-16, Thursday at Logan Field. The Tigers were unable to contain Carl Junction tailback Ray Weston, who ran wild, scoring six touchdowns on the day...
Eador continues to make splash (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers swimmer Dalton Eador continued his recent run of success, this week at the Seymour Swim Meet. Eador, who captured two first place finishes last weekend at Monett, added two additional first places finishes to his resume...
Warner picks up win over Warrensburg (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team defeated Warrensburg on the road Thursday, 10-6. Carsten Warner was the winning pitcher. The Nevada junior varsity softball team defeated Warrensburg's JV team in a high scoring affair, 15-14. Tigers head coach Tammy Holcomb said her team has played well of late...
Tiger tennis steadily improving (09/20/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers tennis coach Samantha Short said she has been impressed by the recent play of her team, after they defeated Harrisonville and Lamar as will as winning a tournament in Monett in last week. Short said a familiarity in competition has also helped...
Nevada drops heartbreaker to Smith-Cotton (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers stunning third set comeback came up just short against Sedalia Smith-Cotton, Thursday night in Wynn Gym, as they fell in three hotly contested sets, (25-20), 27-25, and (29-27). "I think this was the most intense match we've had," volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We proved ourselves tonight, even though it was a loss."...
Nevada tennis stays red hot (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail After placing first in Monett last week, and then defeating Harrisonville Monday, the Nevada Tigers tennis team stayed hot as they defeated Lamar 6-3 on the road Tuesday. Taking the court for No. 1 singles play at Lamar, Megan Payne was bested by Lamar's Bethany Travis 8-3...
Bulldogs topple Tigers on the gridiron (09/19/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Carl Junction Bulldogs defeated the Nevada Tigers, 50-0, in seventh-grade A-team football action Tuesday evening at Logan Field. The Bulldogs jumped on the board quick, needing only two plays on their opening drive, as Bulldogs running back Teagan Armentrout rushed for a 19-yard gain, which was followed by a 34-yard touchdown run by quarterback Mason Fox, giving Carl Junction a 6-0 lead...
NHS tennis finishes first at Monett (09/17/14)
Nevada's tennis team won a tournament at Monett and then dispatched Harrisonville Monday, 7-2. In the tournament at Monett, Megan Payne, at No. 1, shut out Mickey Curtis (Reeds Springs) 6-0 and downed Alyssa Folks (Clever) 6-1, before getting shaded by Hannah Pitts (Monett) 7-5 to finish in second...