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High School Sports

NEVC teams reach championship game (10/31/14)
Nevada Daily Mail BRONAUGH -- A 20 point performance from star forward Blane Jones lifted the Northeast Vernon County Knights to a 38-35 victory over the Hume Hornets, Wednesday night in the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference boys junior high semifinal game...
Wildcats suffer tough loss in Golden Valley semifinal (10/31/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Bronaugh Wildcats, hosts of this year's Golden Valley Vernon County Conference junior high basketball tournament, were dealt a heartbreaking 34-29 overtime loss by the Montrose Bluejays, in the girls tournament semifinal game Wednesday night...
Golden Valley hoops tournaments underway (10/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference junior high boys and girls basketball tournaments are off to fast starts at Bronaugh High School. Opening the tournament Monday evening, the Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights came away with a decisive 29-15 victory over the Sheldon Panthers...
Nevada Tiger athletes garner accolades (10/28/14)
Nevada Daily Mail A number of Nevada Tiger softball and volleyball athletes have been recognized for their athletic accomplishments. Tiger softball The West Central Conference All-Conference softball team, features four Tigers: junior shortstop Carsten Warner, senior pitcher Maddie Hedges, junior outfielder Reagan Bradley, and senior infielder Cheyenne Brewer...
Tigers season comes to a close with loss to Harrisonville (10/25/14)
Nevada Daily Mail HARRISONVILLE -- The Nevada Tigers football season has ended, after being finished off by the top-seeded Harrisonville Wildcats, 28-6 in the opening round of the Class 4 District 6 tournament. Nevada's season concludes with a 2-8 record...
Nevada Tiger golfers honored at banquet (10/24/14)
In the midst of tragedy, Brandt triumphs on field (10/24/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Despite the loss of his grandfather in early August, Chaden Brandt has flourished on the football field. Brandt, a junior tailback, kick returner, and outside linebacker for the Nevada Tigers, lost his grandfather two weeks prior to the start of the football season...
Eador wins event at conference tournament (10/24/14)
Nevada Tigers swimmer Dalton Eador continued his phenomenal year with a first place finish in the 50 meter freestyle at the West Central Conference championship meet, Wednesday in Sedalia. Eador's time of 23.70 was good for the top spot. In addition to the conference championship finish, Eador placed in second in the 100 freestyle, with a time of 53.15...
Tigers VB season comes to an end (10/24/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers volley ball season concluded in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 11 volleyball tournament, Wednesday in Clinton. The Tigers lost in three sets to Kansas City O'Hara. Pleasant Hill went on to defeat O'Hara in the championship match, in two sets...
Tigers defeat Clinton in first round of district play (10/21/14)
The No. 3 seed Nevada Tigers volleyball team (22-10) cruised to an easy 25-11, 25-15 victory over the No. 6 Clinton Cardinals, in Clinton, Tuesday night at the Class District 11 volleyball tournament. For Nevada, Rilie Good notched 9 kills and 4 blocks. Morgan McNeley spun 14 assists. Mikayla Bartlett came up with 4 aces, and Lexie Overton chipped in with 11 digs...
Nevada freshmen and junior varsity tumble to Clinton in football finale (10/21/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Playing in a combined junior varsity and freshmen game, Nevada football was rolled up by the Clinton Cardinals, 20-6, Monday night at Logan Field. The freshmen team concluded their season with a 3-4 record. Nevada freshmen coach Josh Smith indicated Clinton only had eight freshmen players on their roster, which was the primary reason a combined game was played...
Clinton tops Nevada 14-13, picks up first win of season (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers closed out their regular season Friday night with a rough 14-13 road loss to the previously winless Clinton Cardinals. "Very disappointing," Nevada head coach Erik Yoakam said in his post game radio interview. The Cardinals went ahead with 27 seconds remaining in the game, when backup quarterback Jacob Goucher connected with Chaz Bailey in the middle of the end zone, on fourth-and-goal from the 9-yard line...
Tiger eighth-graders close out season with loss to Carthage (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade A football team concluded their 2014 campaign with a 32-6 loss to the Carthage Tigers, Thursday evening at Logan Field. Nevada finished the season 1-5. Carthage jumped on the board when quarterback Zeke Sappington rolled out to his left and found a wide open Reed Ledford in the left corner of the end zone. The two-point run from Colton Winder put Carthage up 8-0 with 5:22 remaining in the first quarter...
O'Hara Celtics sink Tigers on Senior Night (10/18/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Senior Night was a rough one for the Nevada Tigers volleyball team, as they fell to the O'Hara Celtics 25-21, 25-19. Nevada (21-10, 6-5) next travels to Clinton for the Class 3 District 11 tournament, where they are a three-seed. The Tigers will face No. 6 seed Clinton at 7:30 p.m., Monday...
Hume derailed by in-county rival Rich Hill (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Fresh off their conference championship win over the weekend, the Hume Lady Hornets volleyball team was set back by the Rich Hill Tigers 25-12, 25-19, Wednesday night in Hume. "We knew it was going to be a fight," Hume coach Delanya Thompson said. "It wasn't anything we were just going to walk away with. It was going to be a battle, we just made too many errors serving and passing."...
Beshore blazing past competition (10/17/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada seventh-grader Callie Beshore has had a field day running cross-country over the past six weeks. Beshore collected her third first-place finish of the season, at Tuesday's eight team Tri-County conference meet in Joplin. Beshore's credentials also include a second and third place finish...
Tigers volleyball picks up win in Kansas City (10/17/14)
The Nevada Tigers volleyball team passed a road test Tuesday, handing Kansas City Center a 25-11, 25-13 defeat. Nevada middle blocker Rilie Good came away with 6 kills, while Morgan McNeley notched 11 assists in addition to her 4 aces. Mikayla Bartlett chipped in 7 digs, and Margaret Cavener dealt Center 4 aces...
Householder places 53rd at State (10/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Although she didn't achieve her goal of a top 15 finish at the Girls Class 1 State Golf Tournament, Nevada's Hannah Householder still finished out her high school golf career with three consecutive appearances at state. In the first round of play in the state tournament at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield on Monday, Householder scored a 97, putting her in a tie for 54th place...
NMS VB teams close out season with third place finishes (10/15/14)
The Nevada Middle School eighth-grade volleyball team came away with a win over Neosho 25-6, 25-21 at host Neosho's Tri-County Volleyball Tournament, Monday. During Tuesday play, the Tigers fell in the semifinals to Carl Junction 25-12, 25-3. Nevada rebounded in the third place match, topping Joplin North 25-19, 25-18...
Nevada seventh-graders suffer 44-0 loss in season finale (10/15/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers seventh-grade A football team was tripped up at Logan Field Tuesday night in their season finale, as the Carthage Tigers rolled to a 44-0 victory. Nevada finishes the year at 1-5. "We improved on a lot of stuff," Nevada coach Mason Heard said. "Tackling has been a major issue. But overall I'm proud of these guys. It was a good season. And a good learning experience for all of them."...
Hume captures fourth straight conference title (10/14/14)
Nevada Daily Mail WALKER ---- The Hume Hornets dominant conference run continues. The Hume volleyball team (14-2, 5-0) won its fourth consecutive conference championship, and fifth in the past six years, by defeating the Bronaugh Wildcats 25-16, 25-22 in the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference championship match, Saturday...
Hume knocks off Miami (10/14/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Hume boosted its record to 12-2, with a comeback victory over Miami. The volleyball Hornets improved to 5-0 in the conference. But it took recovering from a 25-15 first-set loss to win the second 25-12 and the third 25-18. "It was definitely not one of our best games," said Coach Delanya Thompson. "But the girls came from seven points behind to win the last game...
Tigers season ends with loss to Pleasant Hill (10/14/14)
Top seed Pleasant Hill took advantage of a six-run second inning to take the lead and then held off Nevada in the Class 3 District 13 softball tournament at Warrensburg, Saturday. The Tigers finished the season at 17-11. The Chicks, now 19-8, then downed Harrisonville in the championship game, 9-4. Harrisonville had eliminated Clinton 6-1 in the other semifinal game...
Nevada earns hardware at Clinton tournament (10/14/14)
The Nevada Tigers volleyball team swept through the Clinton volleyball tournament over the weekend, winning five straight matches on their way to a first place finish. "It is really nice to be playing this well at the end of the season as we are heading into districts," Nevada coach Ashley Thoreson said. "Next Thursday will be senior night and also a big game against K.C. O'Hara, who is seeded second in districts. We have the No. 3 seed, with Pleasant Hill taking the No. 1 seed."...
Hornets sting Wildcats in GVVCC tournament championship game (10/11/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Hume Hornets lived up to their No. 1 seed Saturday in Walker, as they took out the No. 2 seed Bronaugh Wildcats in two close sets, to capture the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference tournament championship. Check Tuesday's paper for a full recap of the tournament...