High School Sports
Tigers derail Knob Noster
CLINTON ---- Competing in the 90th Annual Clinton Invitational Tuesday night, the No. 5 seed Nevada Tigers basketball team knocked off fourth-seeded Knob Noster 65-54. "It was a good win for our young team," Nevada head coach Shaun Gray said. The Tigers led 16-13 after the first frame, and 35-20 at halftime...
NHS beats Bolivar
The Nevada High School junior varsity hoops team bested Bolivar 49-32 on the road Tuesday night.
Nevada's Daulton Shepard finished with a game-high 16 points, while Hunter Mason and Braeden Hinton added 11 apiece.
Hume splits at home with Sheldon
Nevada Daily Mail In Friday night high school basketball action, the Hume Lady Hornets drilled the Sheldon Lady Panthers, 53-33, while the Sheldon boys toppled Hume 55-42. With the victory, the Lady Hornets improve to 10-4 (5-1, Golden Valley Vernon County Conference)...
Fort Scott seventh-graders top Tigers
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers seventh-grade basketball team was bested by the Fort Scott Tigers 39-23 Monday night at the Nevada community center. The loss drops Nevada to 3-3. Fort Scott went on top 3-0 when point guard Cooper Bradbury drilled a 3-pointer from the left wing, 40 seconds into the game...
Bronaugh teams topped at tourney
Bronaugh's boys and girls both fell in the consolation round Friday night. The girls were playing fifth and stayed close but a cold spell in the fourth quarter proved the difference in a 41-32 loss to Liberal. The boys were going for fifth as well, also facing the home team in Liberal in the annual Tony Dubray Classic, and while playing close in each period, never could win an eight-minute segment and lost 60-47...
Lady Tigers wipe out Odessa JV
After a week and a half layoff, the Nevada Lady Tigers thumped the Odessa Lady Bulldogs junior varsity team, 70-32, in the opening round of the 37th Annual Clinton girls basketball tournament, Monday. For Nevada, Morgan McNeley scored a game-high 15 points, while Nevada post players Megan Payne and Rilie Good combined for 25...
NHS boys tumble in Frontenac
FRONTENAC ---- The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team fell to the Riverton Rams 61-41, in the third-place game at the Frontenac Army National Guard Invitational, Saturday afternoon. After springing an upset on No. 1 seed Prairie View in the first round, Nevada followed up with a loss to Fort Scott in the semifinals...
Tiger boys fall to Fort Scott in Frontenac semis
Nevada Daily Mail FRONTENAC -- Fifth-seeded Fort Scott's boys shot 58 percent from the field here Friday evening as they defeated eight-seed Nevada, 71-57, in the semifinals of the Kansas Army National Guard Tournament. Fort Scott (7-3) will play No. ...
Nevada eighth-graders clobber Clinton
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade basketball team defeated Clinton Thursday night in blowout fashion, picking up a 57-35 home victory. The Tigers, now 3-1, were led by guard Carter Swearingen who poured in 20 points. "We came out and we were aggressive tonight," Nevada head coach Lance Sargent said. "And we blocked out a little better than we have been."...
Tigers knock off top-seed in Frontenac
The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team dethroned top-seeded Prairie View, winning 53-42 in the first round of the Frontenac National Guard Invitational, Thursday afternoon. "A very good defensive effort by our boys helped get us get the win," Nevada head coach Shaun Gray said. "Prairie View was 8-1 going in, and had a lot of size with 6-foot-5, 6-foot-6 kids inside. And they were very determined to get it inside."...
Bronaugh boys' and girls' earn victories at Tony Dubray Classic
Bronaugh's basketball teams both picked up victories Wednesday night in the annual Tony Dubray Classic in Liberal. The Wildcats bounced back from setbacks in Tuesday's opening round. Facing Golden City in both contests, the Bronaugh girls stayed alive with a 56-47 victory while the boys triumphed 47-34...
Hume blasts Miami
HUME ---- The Hume Lady Hornets defeated the Miami Eagles 49-20 Tuesday night, improving to 5-1 in the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference. Hume dominated the early-going, leading 16-2 after one quarter of play. By intermission, the Lady Hornets were on top 33-8...
NHS wins match at WCC tournament
KANSAS CITY ----The Nevada High School wrestling team took to the mat Tuesday night at Center High School in Kansas City, competing in the second part of the West Central Conference Tournament. Nevada defeated against Center High School 48-18. In other action, Nevada fell to Clinton 41-30, and also lost to Sedalia Smith-Cotton, 46-28...
NHS swimmers fare well at Springfield Duals
Nevada competed in the Springfield Duals and won four of the seven head-to-head competitions. The Tigers topped Bolivar 107-39, Hillcrest 104-40, Logan-Rogersville 102-25 and Marshfield 100-59. Carthage had a 92-75 score over Nevada, Central a 93-73 and Joplin an 82-81 in the other three decisions based on the point totals compiled by the teams...
Tigers knock off top-seed at Frontenac Invite
The Nevada Tigers boys basketball team dethroned top-seeded Prairie View, winning 53-42 in the first round of the Frontenac National Guard Invitational, Thursday afternoon. The Tigers move on to play Fort Scott in second round action, Friday at 5:30 p.m. For Nevada, Brandon Barker led the way, scoring a game-high 21 points...
Carl Junction deals NMS eighth-graders first loss
Nevada Daily Mail The visiting Carl Junction Bulldogs handed the Nevada Tigers eighth-grade basketball team a 40-29 setback Tuesday night. With the loss, Nevada falls to 2-1. The contest started out as a defensive battle, with the score knotted 5-5 at the conclusion of the first quarter...
Lady Tigers swim team notches third-place at Carthage Invite
Nevada's swim team followed a strong showing in the Joplin Duals with a third place finish in the Carthage Lady Tiger Invitational. The Tigers earned a number of places in the Duals at Joplin. Following are the individual event results: Girls' 200 SC Meter Medley Relay -- Second, (Makayla Haner, Melody Reichard, Janna Scotten, Mikayla Mohrman), 2:28.50;...
NHS freshmen pick up win
The Nevada freshmen boys basketball team prevailed over Pleasant Hill 32-27, in a Tuesday night road game. Nevada led 16-14 at halftime, and 26-21 heading into the fourth quarter. For Nevada, forward Braeden Hinton scored a team-high nine points, while guard Daulton Shepard and Hunter Mason chipped in with eight points apiece. Rounding out the scoring for Nevada, Zach Gardner finished with four, while, Braxton Shadden added three...
NHS competes at WCC tourney
The Nevada High School wrestling team took to the mat Tuesday night at Center High School in Kansas City, competing in the second part of the West Central Conference Tournament. Nevada fell to Clinton 41-30, and also lost to Sedalia Smith-Cotton, 46-28. Nevada defeated Center High School 48-18...
County hoops wrap up
SHELDON ---- The Sheldon boys' basketball team pummeled the Northeast Vernon County Knights, 53-31 Tuesday night. For Sheldon, shooting guard Micah Swanson led the way, with a game-high 16 points. Tony Dubray Classic LIBERAL ---- In Tuesday night action at the Tony Dubray Classic, the Bronaugh girls fell to Colgan 65-33. On the boys side, Bronaugh was bounced by Northeast Arma, 76-37...
It was the best of times: The Chairman, a King Pig, and the Brotherhood that followed
Nevada Daily Mail I am a newly converted Hog fan. As many of you know, I now live just outside of Fayetteville, Ark. -- the home of the U of A Razorbacks. Our new puppy is named Sooiee and for the past four years I have been sending my daughter and my money to the University of Arkansas. In addition, I am now employed on a part-time basis with the college to supervise student teachers. But this is not my first Swine Rodeo...36 years ago I was a member of the famed "Brothers Pig."...
Bronaugh teams place at Golden City, Sheldon boys fall
At the 59th Golden City Tournament, the Bronaugh's girls captured fifth place while the Bronaugh boys wound up in sixth in the consolation round following the outcome of the Friday night games. Greenfield downed Liberal 50-45 for third place, with Lockwood blitzing Everton 72-42 for third on the boys side, with Jasper claiming the girls' title with a 60-41 romp over Lockwood. In addition, Jasper took the boys' title with a 62-43 defeat of Dadeville...