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Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015

High School Sports

Bronaugh track members fare well at recent meets (04/18/15)
Bronaugh placed a number of its track team members at recent competitions in both the junior high and high school meets. Competing at the Diamond Junior High Track Meet March 31, there were two junior high track records broken at the relays. Paige Wait broke the shot put record with a throw of 30-9 1/2. Amanda Raper held the old record at 30-7 in 2009. Mattie Earnest broke the 100-meter hurdle record with a time of 20.40. Esther Gossard held the old record at 27.94 in 2000...
Tigers golf team dominates home-match (04/17/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers golf team was victorious at home Thursday, defeating El Dorado Springs and Pleasant Hill. The match at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course, was the only scheduled home-event on the Tigers 2015 schedule. Nevada tallied a team-score of 155, 16 strokes better than Pleasant Hill, while finishing on top of El Dorado Springs by 103 strokes. The Tigers are now 2-1 in match-play this season...
Tigers fall to Joplin, 3-1 (04/17/15)
JOPLIN ---- The Nevada Tigers baseball team was defeated by Joplin High School, Tuesday, 3-1. The loss is the fifth straight for Nevada, as they fall to 5-6. "Our offense continued to struggle," Nevada coach Danny Penn said. "We worked a lot in practice on Monday on situational hitting. A big part of that was looking for a pitch early in an at-bat that the player can hit hard...
Highfill powers Knights to victory over Bronaugh (04/15/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Northeast Vernon County Knights left-handed pitcher Taylor Highfill turned in a a monster performance against the Bronaugh Wildcats Tuesday evening in Walker, propelling his team to a 10-0, seven inning victory. Highfill racked up 14 strikeouts in five innings of work, striking out the side four times, while also helping his own cause by crushing two home runs...
Nevada completes play at Bill O'Dell Tournament (04/15/15)
After rolling out to a 5-1 start to open the season, the Nevada Tigers were swept at the Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage last week, losing all four games on their week-long slate. The Tigers (5-5) most recent loss came Friday afternoon to the Carl Junction Bulldogs, in the tournament's fifth-place game, as Nevada was blanked 8-0...
NHS golf team, Quitno shine at Logan-Rogersville (04/14/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Led by sophomore John Quitno, the Nevada Tigers golf team captured first-place at the Logan-Rogersville High School Invitational, Monday. The nine-team event was played at Springfield Golf and Country Club. The victory is the fourth in five events for the Tigers. In addition, Quitno snagged first-place, finishing with the tournament's low individual score. The win gives Quitno three for the season, with one second-place finish...
Tigers drop four in a row at O'Dell tournament (04/14/15)
After rolling out to a 5-1 start to open the season, the Nevada Tigers were swept at the Bill O'Dell Tournament in Carthage last week, losing all four games on their week-long slate. The Tigers (5-5) most recent loss came Friday afternoon to the Carl Junction Bulldogs, in the tournament's fifth-place game, as Nevada was blanked 8-0...
Nevada track team competes in Pittsburg (04/14/15)
The Nevada track and field team participated in the Jock's Nitch Gorilla Relays, at Pittsburg State University, Friday. In total, 34 schools from four states made the trip. Nevada results Brooklynn Vincent, sixth-place out off 44 entries in shot put; 35 1/2 feet...
Beshore breaks Nevada Middle School track records (04/11/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Callie Beshore has already broken two Nevada Middle School seventh-grade track records this season ---- in the 800 meter and 1600 meter runs. In the 1600 meter, Beshore has clocked two sub-six minute times. Beshore's time of 5:57.17 came March 31, when NMS hosted a dual meet...
Bronaugh softball falls to Greenfield (04/11/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats were defeated 19-2 by Greenfield, in a four-inning Friday afternoon home contest. With the loss, Bronaugh falls to 0-2. The Lady Wildcats trailed 1-0 after the top of the first inning, as starting pitcher Abby Robertson struck out one, and was charged with an unearned run...
Tigers defeat Carthage (04/11/15)
The Nevada Tigers tennis team handed Carthage a 6-3 defeat, Thursday at home. With the victory, NHS improves to 3-2-1. "The boys have worked very hard in practice and things are starting to click," Nevada tennis coach Clayton Wheeler said. "They played very well (Thursday), especially since they dealt with high wind gusts all evening."...
Tiger golf team edged at Carthage (04/10/15)
After a sizzling start to the season, the Nevada Tigers golf team dropped a match Thursday, losing by a single stroke at the Carthage Municipal Golf Course. Playing the back-nine, par 36, Carthage finished the day with an overall team score of 171, while Nevada scored a 172...
NHS alum Allard accepts dream job, takes over as Lady Tigers basketball coach (04/10/15)
Nevada Daily Mail New Nevada Lady Tigers head basketball coach Jenny Allard has a passion for Lady Tigers basketball. Allard was named the coach during a closed session of a March 31 Nevada R-5 Board of Education special meeting. As a former player and alum of the school, Allard happily accepted the position, calling it her "dream job."...
Tigers drop first two games at Bill O' Dell Classic (04/10/15)
The Nevada Tigers were defeated in their first two games at the Bill O'Dell Classic in Carthage. The Tigers (5-3) opened the tournament with an 11-0, five-inning loss to Webb City, Monday. Nevada was then defeated by Monett Tuesday, 10-5. Against Webb City, Nevada's Derek O'Dell took the loss...
Nevada golf team cruises to first place finish at Silo Ridge (04/10/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers golf team dominated the 16-team Bolivar Invitational at Silo Ridge Country Club, winning Monday's tournament by 25 strokes. Nevada golf coach Brian Leonard, said his team was confident entering the tournament. "We're on a roll," he said. "We knew we could do it if we all played well," he said. "And sure enough, they all just happened to play great that same day."...
Hinton's bases clearing double sparks wild Tigers comeback (04/04/15)
Nevada Daily Mail The young Nevada Tigers showed maturity beyond their years Saturday afternoon at Lyons Stadium, erasing a late five-run deficit, en route to defeating the Pittsburg Purple Dragons 13-11. With the victory, the Tigers improve to 5-1 (4-0 West Central Conference)...
Lady Tigers honored at basketball banquet (04/04/15)
Nevada tennis team captures first at Fort Scott Invitational (04/04/15)
The Nevada Tigers tennis team claimed first place at the Fort Scott Invitational, March 31. The Tigers competed against Fort Scott, Pittsburg, and Coffeyville, winning eight of 12 matches. Head-to-head matches Nevada defeated Fort Scott in three out of four matches, Pittsburg in three out of four matches, and split four matches with Coffeyville...
Track team competes at Carthage (04/04/15)
The Nevada Tigers track and field team participated in the Carthage Invitational, Thursday. Nevada results ---- 100 meter dash ---- Reagan Bradley (girls), fourth-place, 13 Taylor Manes, third-place, 10.91 Chaden Brandt, sixth-place (tie), 11.7, unofficial time...
Allard named Lady Tigers basketball coach (04/04/15)
Nevada junior varsity girls head basketball coach Jenny Allard has been named as the new Nevada Lady Tigers varsity head basketball coach. Allard replaces Brent Bartlett as the Lady Tigers head coach. After an 18 year run with the Lady Tigers, Bartlett retired from coaching at the conclusion of the 2014-15 season...
Quitno takes Twin Hills by storm, remains red-hot (04/04/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers sophomore golfer John Quitno is heating up on the links. Quitno won the Joplin Invitational by one stroke over Glendale's Sam Holmes, shooting a two-over par 74. The tournament took place Thursday at the Twin Hills Country Club in Joplin...
NEVC southpaw Highfill notches no-hitter (04/04/15)
Nevada Daily Mail Northeast Vernon County Knights southpaw Taylor Highfill tossed a no-hit gem Tuesday against the Bronaugh Wildcats, racking up 12 strikeouts in the 15-0, five inning victory at Bronaugh. The Knights have now reeled off three straight victories, all coming on the road, as they defeated Ballard Wednesday night to improve to 3-2...
Tigers take second at NHS track and field invitational (04/01/15)
The Nevada Tigers finished runner-up to Lamar in both the men's and women's divisions at Saturday's 17th Annual Nevada Track and Field Invitational. In the women's division, second-place Nevada accumulated 142 points, while champion Lamar finished with 186. Finishing in third-place was Bronaugh with 55 points; New Covenant Academy in fourth-place with 30 points; El Dorado Springs in fifth-place with 29 points; and Purdy in sixth-place with two points...
Tigers best O'Hara 7-3 in Kansas City (04/01/15)
The Nevada Tigers baseball team continued its perfect start in conference play, dealing the O'Hara Celtics a 7-3 defeat in Kansas City Monday afternoon. As the West Central Conference's newest member, Nevada sits atop the conference standings after storming out to a 3-0 start (3-1, overall)...
Tigers golf team continues hot start to season (04/01/15)
The Nevada Tigers boys golf team is off to a blazing start this season. Nevada captured the Bird Dog Invitational Golf Tournament, held Monday at the Briarbrook Country Club in Carl Junction. Nevada golfers combined to shoot a team score of 331 in the 14-team tournament, with Carthage finishing in second place after scoring a 335...