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Monday, Sep. 26, 2016

High School Sports

Tigers light up scoreboard in 54-6 rout of Central (09/24/16)
The Nevada Tigers ran roughshod over visiting Central High School in a non-conference matchup Friday night at Logan Field. The 54-6 wipeout of (Springfield) Central improved Nevada to 2-4 overall (1-4 West Central Conference). The Tigers entered the game having scored just 55 points on the season, but were able to hang 47 on Central in the first half. Central (0-6), entered the contest allowing 56 points per game on the season...
Lady Tigers place second at conference tennis tourney (09/24/16)
After winning 11 of 12 regular season matches, the Nevada Lady Tigers opened postseason play Friday in Warrensburg at the West Central Conference tennis tournament, where they collected a second-place finish. Host Warrensburg won the tournament. In doubles play, Nevada's top duo Emma Cheaney and Erika Watanabe placed third; Nevada's No. 2 doubles team Jaiden Cherry and Sydnie Baker collected first place; and the Lady Tigers No. 3 doubles team Courtney Smith and Mikena Padgett took third...
NHS swim team places sixth in Parkview (09/24/16)
The Nevada Tigers swam to a sixth-place finish at the recent 11-team Parkview Invitational. NHS highlights Senior Jake Asberry qualified for state for the second time this season, setting an exact qualifying time of 22.89 seconds in the 50- yard Freestyle. Asberry also extended his first place winning streak in the 50- yard Freestyle and the 100-yard Butterfly (time of 56.01 seconds) for five consecutive meets...
Lady Tigers capture tennis program's first WCC title, earn top seed in district (09/23/16)
Nine consecutive victories to open the season catapulted the Nevada Lady Tigers tennis team to its first West Central Conference championship since joining the WCC in 2014. In addition, Nevada (11-1 overall, 5-1 WCC) was selected as the No. 1 seed at the upcoming Class 1 District 12 tournament to be held Sept. 26-28...
Lady Tigers look sharp as they deal Clinton 6-3 defeat (09/23/16)
It was a good day for Nevada Lady Tigers softball Thursday afternoon at Bushwhacker Field. Behind Kylie Boyd's strong outing in the circle, Nevada put together arguably its best performance of the season, derailing the Clinton Lady Cardinals 6-3. Clinton entered the contest 5-0 in the West Central Conference. Meanwhile, the Lady Tigers improve to 3-1 in the WCC and 6-12 overall...
Eighth-grade Tigers flatten El Do, 42-20 (09/23/16)
The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade football team racked up over 400 rushing yards Tuesday night at Logan Field en route to a 42-20 victory over El Dorado Springs. "It was one of those nights where everything on offense was clicking," Tigers head coach Robert Miner said."...
NMS volleyball results (09/23/16)
The Nevada Middle School seventh and eighth-grade teams trumped visiting Neosho in three of its four matches Thursday evening at Nevada Middle School. The NMS eighth-grade "A" team breezed to a two-set victory 25-19 and 25-15, while the NMS eighth-grade "B" team prevailed in three sets 25-19, (25-16), and 15-6...
Tigers place third at WCC tourney (09/23/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers finished third of four teams at Thursday's West Central Conference girls golf tournament at Hidden Pines Country Club in Warrensburg. Hosting the tournament, Warrensburg High School emerged as WCC champions with a team score of 357 at the Par 71 course (36 front nine, 35 back nine). Sedalia Smith-Cotton finished runner-up with a score of 406. Nevada tallied a 482, while K.C. O'Hara finished in fourth with a 517...
Lady Tigers tripped up by Smith-Cotton (09/21/16)
After reeling off nine consecutive victories to open the season, the Nevada Lady Tigers tennis team was finally defeated, as they fell 7-2 Tuesday at home to Sedalia Smith-Cotton in a West Conference match. The Lady Tigers are 9-1 overall (4-1 WCC)...
Comets fall in home-opener (09/21/16)
Nearly a month into the season, the Cottey Comets volleyball team finally made its home-debut Tuesday at Hinkhouse Center. It wasn't quite the performance Cottey head coach Marla Kanandy-Foreman was looking for, as her squad fell in three sets 25-11, 25-18, and 25-23 to the visiting MCC Longview Lakers...
NHS volleyball teams suffer road defeats (09/21/16)
It was a tough night for Nevada High School volleyball Tuesday in Kansas City, as the Lady Tigers varsity, junior varsity, and freshman teams were defeated in two-sets by the St. Pius X Lady Warriors in West Central Conference matchups. The NHS varsity team (10-4 overall, 5-1 WCC) fell 25-13, 25-20; the junior varsity team (12-3 overall) was topped 25-9, 25-16; and the freshman Lady Tigers (13-2 overall) were derailed 25-12, 25-19...
Bronaugh notches two-set GVVC victory (09/21/16)
Steadily improving, the Bronaugh Lady Wildcats recorded a two-set conference victory over Ballard, Tuesday night in Bronaugh. With the 25-18, 28-26 win, the Lady Cats remain perfect in the GVVC, improving to 4-0 (4-7-1 overall). "The girls played hard on a hot evening and were able to get a nice victory," Bronaugh head coach Daryl Dodson said...
7th-grade Tigers topple El Do (09/21/16)
In a defensive battle Tuesday at Logan Field, the Nevada Tigers seventh-grade "A" team emerged with a 6-0 victory over El Dorado Springs. The lone score of the game came in the third quarter when Nevada's Kartman Highley bulldozed his way into the end zone from three-yards out...
Nevada Middle School VB in action Tuesday (09/21/16)
Playing host to El Dorado Springs, Nevada Middle School won two of its three matches Tuesday at home. The NMS eighth-grade "A" team dropped its first set 25-19, before storming back to take the second and third sets 25-9 and 15-7. The NMS eighth-grade "B" team dominated, winning in two sets 25-16, 25-13. The NMS seventh-grade "A" team was topped in two sets 25-10, 25-8...
Lady Tigers fall to Carthage,13-4 (09/20/16)
NMS volleyball takes three of four at Joplin South (09/20/16)
Nevada's middle school volleyball teams were victorious in three of its four matches Monday at Joplin South Middle School. The NMS seventh-grade "A" team prevailed in three sets 25-16 (25-21), and 15-10. The NMS seventh-grade "B" team was sharp, taking their match in two sets 25-17 and 25-23...
NHS football in action Monday (09/20/16)
The Nevada Tigers freshman football team was defeated by Sedalia Smith-Cotton 7-6 at home Monday evening. After a Sedalia first quarter touchdown, Nevada (0-5) scored on a Matt Thorp 45-yard scamper in the third quarter. The two-point conversion was unsuccessful...
NHS places 10th at Carthage Invitational (09/20/16)
The Nevada Lady Tigers golf team finished 10th at Monday's 11-team Carthage High School Invitational, played at Carthage Municipal Golf Course. Carl Junction won the tournament with a team score of 355, followed by Nixa 376; Carthage 397; Ozark 401; Purdy 405; Seneca 411; Mt. Vernon 416; Webb City 434; Butler 453; Nevada 455; and Hollister 494...
Lady Tigers improve to 9-0 on tennis court (09/20/16)
Another match, another victory for the Nevada Lady Tigers tennis team. A 6-3 home victory Monday over Neosho moved the Lady Tigers to 9-0 overall. In singles-play, Nevada's Emma Cheaney derailed Mandy Meridith 8-3. Kaitlyn Mitchell (Neo) defeated Erika Watanabe 8-3; Sydney Hayes (Neo) scraped by Jaiden Cherry 9-7; Sydnie Baker (Nev) upended Madison Huntzinger 8-6; Courtney Smith (Nev) doubled up Kelsey Allen 6-3; and Sarah Werner (Neo) edged Mikena Padgett 6-4...
Lady Knights knock off Calhoun in 3 (09/20/16)
Nevada Daily Mail The Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights volleyball team picked up a non-conference road victory Friday at Calhoun, winning in three sets 25-12 (25-20) and 25-15. With the win, NEVC improves 3-1 overall (1-1 Golden Valley Vernon County Conference)...
Lady Tigers place fifth at Pittsburg tourney (09/20/16)
For the first time this season the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team suffered defeat. After opening its 2016 slate 8-0, the Lady Tigers went 2-3 at Saturday's Pittsburg (Kan.) Volleyball Tournament. Nevada (10-3 overall) opened with a three-set loss to Pittsburg 25-22, (25-10), and (25-13). In its second match, the Lady Tigers were again pushed to three sets, as they were edged by Baxter Springs (Kan.) (25-20), 25-23, and (25-18)...
Slow start dooms Tigers in 31-13 loss at Smith-Cotton (09/17/16)
A rugged first quarter proved costly as the Nevada Tigers were unable to dig out from a 28-point deficit against Sedalia Smith-Cotton. The 31-13 West Central Conference loss Friday night at Sedalia moves the Tigers to 1-4 overall and 1-3 in WCC-play...
Eight up, eight down: NHS tennis remains perfect (09/17/16)
It doesn't matter where they play, the Nevada Lady Tigers tennis ream refuses to lose. A 7-2 West Central Conference road victory Thursday at Clinton kept Nevada's perfect season intact, as they improved to 8-0 overall (5-0 WCC). Singles matches At No. ...
Tigers run at SW Baptist Invite (09/17/16)
The Nevada High School boys and girls cross country teams headed down south Tuesday for the Southwest Baptist (Bolivar High School) Cross Country Invitational. NHS cross country coach Ryan Watts said the competition was fierce. The meet featured an estimated 800 runners, as the NHS varsity girls took home a third-place trophy. In addition, Nevada netted 10 individual medals...
NHS boys swim team nets first place at Seymour Invitational (09/17/16)
A strong start to the season continued for the Nevada High School boys swim team, as they captured first-place at Tuesday's Seymour High School Invitational. Nevada tallied 355 team points while West Plains placed second with 277. Camdenton and Logan-Rogersville finished in a third-place tie with 241 points apiece. Liberty High-Mountain View took fifth with 167 points, while host-Seymour settled for sixth, with 54 points...