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Monday, Sep. 15, 2014

High School Sports

"Dig for a Cure" shirts now available via NHS Volleyball (09/13/14)
Nevada High School Lady Tiger Volleyball girls and coaches are selling shirts for the upcoming Dig for a Cure games vs El Dorado Springs Sept. 29. Orders will be taken through Thursday, Sept. 18. All proceeds will go to VCCR. Let any NHS volleyball girl or coach know if you want to order...
Kansas City O'Hara upends Nevada (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Facing their stiffest challenge of the season Friday night, the Nevada Tigers were clubbed by the O'Hara Celtics, losing 42-7 at Logan Field. With the loss, Nevada falls to 0-4 on the year and 0-3 in the West Central Conference. O'Hara (4-0) remains perfect...
NHS softball trounces Smith-Cotton 16-9, falls to Pleasant Hill (09/13/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team put on an offensive display Thursday, beating Sedalia Smith Cotton on the road, 16-9. The Tigers are 7-6 on the season. "Overall I'm proud of the girls' effort," Assistant Coach Danny Penn said. "It was a chillier night than we've become accustomed to lately, and it took an inning for us to get into a groove. ...
After slow start, Nevada cruises past Center (09/12/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers volleyball team slowly thawed after a cold start to Thursday's home-match against the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets, winning in two sets, 25-14 and 25-17. With the win, the Tigers move to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the West Central Conference...
NHS tennis duo earns third place medal (09/10/14)
Nevada High School girls' tennis players, Emma Cheaney (left) and Jaiden Cherry, proudly display their third place medals earned at the Warrensburg Doubles Tournament last Friday. The duo won the third place game over Knob Noster, 8-8 (7-3).
Good shines in victory over Fort Scott (09/10/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada Tigers senior volleyball player Rilie Good, powered her team to a thrilling two-set victory over the Fort Scott Tigers Tuesday night in Wynn Gym at Nevada High School. The 26-24, 25-21 triumph over Fort Scott was Nevada's second win of the night, having earlier bested Anderson County in two sets, 25-12 and 25-16...
Nevada golf takes fourth at Carl Junction tournament (09/10/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School girls' golf team placed fourth at the 10-team Carl Junction tournament Tuesday, with an overall team score of 405. Carthage High School won the tournament, firing a 352. Joplin High School finished in second place with a team total of 372. And the host team Carl Junction, finished in third, shooting a 396...
NHS tennis derailed by visiting K.C. O'Hara (09/10/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In a home match Tuesday afternoon, the Nevada girls' tennis team was stymied by Kansas City O'Hara, losing 7-2. Nevada head coach, Samantha Short, said during the match she felt Nevada was playing well, but making small mistakes. "The(O'Hara) girls' are just capitalizing on them," she said. "It's nothing major and it's nothing that we can't fix. We've come a long ways in the last three of four games that we've played...
Hume volleyball opens season on high note (09/10/14)
Nevada Daily Mail Hume won its first two games of the young volleyball season in convincing fashion, with a straight set 25-21 and 25-20 victory over Pleasanton and a 25-15, 25-19 decision over visiting Ballard. In the Pleasanton game, Hope Yarick served for nine points, with Emily Ward netting seven, Megan Sutcliff seven, Brhett Mumma six, and Hannah Swickhamer five. Sutcliffe recorded six aces, Ward four, and Mumma and Yarick three...
Bradley drives in game winner against El Dorado Springs (09/09/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers defeated the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs in walk-off fashion Monday afternoon at Bushwhacker Field, winning 4-3. Nevada (6-4) has now reeled off three consecutive wins. Trailing 3-2 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, Nevada junior Taylor Remington led things off with a single to right field. Anna Fulton then entered the game as a pinch runner, replacing Remington...
Lamb excited about young team (09/06/14)
Sheldon may be young in experience and a bit thin in numbers but coach Lisha Lamb has high hopes for her volleyball charges this year. Lamb, entering her second year at the helm, greeted only four returning members of the team from a year ago. She does have four first-year players...
Tigers falter in conference loss to Warriors (09/06/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In a West Central Conference clash Friday night at Logan Field, the Nevada Tigers were roughed up by the St. Pius X Warriors, losing 48-13. With the loss, the Tigers fall to 0-3 on the season. On the Warriors opening drive, senior quarterback Marshall Mason play-faked and scrambled to the right, then found tight end Tommy Geisinger for a 38 yard pickup...
Nevada volleyball handles Warrensburg, drops match to Smith-Cotton (09/05/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers volleyball squad needed only two sets to defeat the Warrensburg Tigers in a home match Thursday night. Nevada (2-1) was never threatened, winning the sets by scores of 25-13 and 25-16. "I am very happy," NHS coach Ashely Thoreson said after the game. "Tonight they were intense, and were focused from point 1."...
Tigers clobber Kansas City O'Hara, 17-2 (09/05/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers softball team won their fourth game of the season in a 17-2 drubbing of the Kansas City O'Hara Celtics Thursday afternoon at Bushwhacker Field. The Tigers led 3-0 after the first, and took control of the game in the bottom of the second inning, plating 13 runs...
Lady Tigers take second at Marshfield Invitational (09/03/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers girls' golf team finished in second place at the 14-team Marshfield Invitational Tuesday, held at the par 70 Marshfield Country Club. Nevada Junior Kaitlyn Richmond had the second lowest score for Nevada, shooting a 43 on the front nine and a 45 on the back nine...
Nevada girls Tennis falls at home to Carthage (09/03/14)
The Nevada Tigers girls' tennis team lost to the Carthage Tigers at home Tuesday afternoon, 7-2. In singles, No. 1 Megan Payne was blanked by Nicole Hitchcock, 8-0. At No. 2 for Nevada, Sydnie Baker was edged by Addie Kunard, 8-6. Nevada's Ellie Pruitt dropped her match against Samantha Hutchins, 8-2...
Big plays doom Nevada junior varsity football squad (09/03/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In a junior varsity matchup Tuesday evening at Logan Field, the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets defeated the Nevada Tigers, 38-22. "The effort was there," NHS JV coach Jamie Alexander said. "There are some things we have to work on. Obviously tackling, being disciplined, and getting off the football. But overall I'm very proud of the effort, and we're continuing to get better."...
NHS volleyball teams sweep Harrisonville in season-opener (08/30/14)
In their season-opener, the Nevada Tigers varsity volleyball team defeated Harrisonville at home Thursday night, needing only two sets (25-8 and 25-21). The NHS freshmen team prevailed against Harrisonville in two sets, 25-19 and 25-21. And the junior varsity team also won in two sets, 25-21 and 25-9...
Tigers unable to stop Caldwell, Center High School ground attack (08/30/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In a game that was delayed 75 minutes due to lightning, the Nevada Tigers received a rude welcoming in their first West Central Conference football game, losing on the road Friday night to the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets, 33-14...
NHS golfers place fourth at Lady Tigers Invitational (08/30/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School girls' golf team placed fourth Friday at the Nevada Lady Tigers Invitational Tournament. The 18 hole, eight-team tournament, took place at Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course in Nevada. The course is a par 72, which breaks down to a par 36 on the front and back nines...
Cottey College cross country begins new chapter (08/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail It's a new team and a new beginning for Cottey College as the school fields a first-year program in cross country. Austin Bunn is in his first year but his ninth in coaching. "Getting everything into sync with the group, learning the processes, and getting them all on board in believing in the program and goals," said Bunn of the challenge in putting together the team...
Wildcats take two close sets in defeat of Panthers (08/29/14)
Nevada Daily Mail In Thursday evening high school volleyball action, the Bronaugh Wildcats (1-2) edged the Sheldon Panthers (0-2) in two sets, 25-23, and 27-25. The Wildcats were able to hold on in the second set, after blowing leads of 23-16 and 24-20...
NHS tennis to resume match against Monett, falls to Warrensburg (08/29/14)
Nevada's tennis match with Monett ended early due to lightening. The match will be made up on 4:30 p.m., Friday, Sep. 19 at Nevada. The Tigers had the better of it, winning four matches of the seventh that got played. "We were playing pretty well," NHS head coach Samantha Short said of the postponed match."...
NHS tennis edged by Thomas Jefferson (08/27/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School girls' tennis team opened the season with matches against Carl Junction High School and Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. Nevada fell to Thomas Jefferson 5-4 Monday afternoon. In singles play, Megan Payne prevailed over Lia Wu 6-4...
Nevada High School freshman squad cruises past Willard (08/26/14)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada High School freshman football team opened its season with a 30-12 thumping of the Willard High School freshman Monday night at Logan Field. With temperatures nearing 100 degrees, kickoff was moved back an hour. Running the ball exclusively on their opening drive, Willard nearly chewed up the entire first quarter clock. The time consuming drive, however, did not yield any points, as Willard turned the ball over on downs on the Nevada 33 yard line...