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Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017

High School Sports

Tigers awarded top seed at Frontenac tourney (01/16/17)
The Nevada Tigers have landed the No. 1 seed at the upcoming Kansas Air National Guard Invitational in Frontenac, Kan. The Lady Tigers, who will also be competing in the Frontenac (girls) Invitational, are seeded eighth. The Tigers were awarded the No. ...
NEVC bested by Montrose at Appleton City Invitational (01/16/17)
In Thursday night high school hoops action, the third-seeded Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights were defeated by second-seeded Montrose 38-19 in the semifinals of the Appleton City Invitational. Montrsoe was paced by freshman forward Abby Vogel, who dropped in a game-high 20 points...
Golden City Tournament again postponed (01/16/17)
Bronaugh's basketball teams will be waiting a while to resume action at the Golden City Tournament. The consolation games for both the Wildcat and Lady Wildcat basketball squads was originally slated for Friday. Inclement weather then pushed the Lady Wildcats' third-place game with Dadeville, as well as the Bronaugh boys' fifth-place contest to Saturday. ...
Sheldon edged by Jasper at Golden City hoops tournament (01/14/17)
The seventh-seeded Sheldon Panthers nearly sprung a first-round upset on No. 2 seed Jasper at the Golden City Basketball Tournament Tuesday night. Jasper, however, edged past Sheldon 50-48. Sheldon then rebounded to defeat Bronaugh 58-53 in second-round action Thursday night...
Preseason workouts underway for Nevada track-and-field team (01/14/17)
Preseason workouts for the Nevada track-and-field team got out of the blocks Jan. 3. According to first-year track-and-field head coach, Kirk Miller, turnout has been high with over 20 athletes on average per workout. "There has been a great mix of upperclassmen and younger athletes," Miller said...
Nevada's Shrewsbury eclipses 100 career victories (01/14/17)
Nevada High School wrestler Colton Shrewsbury, competing in the 145-pound weight-division, earned his 100th career victory earlier this season at the Steve Leslie Invitational in Pleasant Hill. Shrewsbury, pictured on left in both pictures, is currently at 111 career victories. (Submitted photo)...
Tigers bested by Carthage (01/13/17)
The Nevada Tiger wrestling team was defeated 54-21 by Carthage, at its Thursday night Mat Warming meet held in Wynn Gym, NHS results *106 pounds: Carthage's Selvin Estrada defeats Brock Marquardt by fall (1:55). 113 pounds: Carthage's Kolbe Jones defeats Vasant Goswami by fall (3:31)...
Johnson notches 100th career victory (01/13/17)
The lone senior on Nevada High School's wrestling team, Jacob Johnson (above right), competing at 220 pounds ---- locks up Carthage's Justin Davis during Thursday night's meet at Wynn Gym, en route to his 100th career victory. See a future edition for a feature story on Johnson (Photo by Matt Resnick/Daily Mail)...
Tigers reel off third consecutive victory (01/13/17)
It was a productive outing on the hardwood for the Nevada Tigers Thursday night in Kansas City. Nevada topped the St. Pius X Warriors 58-52 for its first West Central Conference road victory of the season. In addition, Nevada junior forward Clay Gayman eclipsed 1,000 career prep points, needing just two-and-a-half seasons to make the achievement a reality...
Lady Tigers defeated by St. Pius (01/13/17)
The Nevada Lady Tigers were beat 53-21 Thursday night by the St. Pius X Lady Warriors. The game, played at Nevada Middle School, was pushed up a day due to weather concerns. The Lady Tigers were unable to play on their home court, Wynn gym, as it was being occupied by the wrestling team for a meet with Carthage...
Lady 'Cats fall at Golden City tourney (01/13/17)
The second-seeded Bronaugh Lady Wildcats were defeated in the semifinals of the Golden City Tournament, falling Wednesday night to third-seeded Liberal 39-34. Bronaugh (11-2) was hurt by turnovers, as they committed 33 to Liberal's 20. Bronaugh, however, did hold an 18-14 rebounding advantage...
Beachler back in the Nevada Tiger coaching saddle (01/13/17)
After a four year absence, Wes Beachler is returning to his old stomping grounds. A month-long Nevada R-5 coaching search, comprised of a large pool of candidates whittled down to four in-person interviews, concluded with the hiring of Beachler to replace Erik Yoakam...
Tigers trump Webb City in double-overtime thriller (01/11/17)
The Nevada Tigers eighth-grade basketball team picked up precisely where it left off last season ---- beating Webb City in double overtime. As seventh-graders, the same Nevada Middle School group defeated Webb City in the Tri-County Conference championship game ---- a double overtime thriller, capping its season 15-0...
Lady Tigers post strong showing at Ozarks invite (01/11/17)
The Nevada Lady Tigers swim team was in top form at Saturday's Ozark Invitational, finishing sixth out of 24-teams. NHS results 200-yard Medley (A) Relay, fifth-place, 2:05.06: Makayla Haner, Peyton Claypool, Janna Scotten, and Carlie McCaffree. (B) Relay exhibition, 2:21.12: Hallie Short, Megan Hold, Maggie Leisure, and Brynn Wolfe...
Lady Panthers tripped up at Archie (01/11/17)
The Sheldon Lady Panthers were beat 53-33 Tuesday night by the Archie Whirlwinds. The non-conference loss brings Sheldon's record to 1-9 overall (1-5 GVVC-play). Sheldon trailed 24-20 at halftime. The Whirlwinds then pulled away in the second half, outscoring Sheldon 29-13 for the final 20-point margin...
Tiger C-team topped by Neosho (01/11/17)
In Monday night hoops action, the Nevada Tigers C-team team was edged by Nesoho 40-37 at Wynn Gym. The Tigers (6-3) trailed 34-32 with two minutes remaining in regulation, as Neosho was able to hang on for the victory. For the Tigers, Noah Cheaney finished with a team-high 12 points, while forward Austin Bash added 9...
NHS JV wrestlers compete in Seneca (01/11/17)
Nevada High School's junior varsity wrestling squad was in action at Saturday's Seneca JV Tournament. For Nevada, Brock Marquardt (106 pounds) placed fifth; Vasant Goswami (113 pounds) placed second; Corbin Eastwood (120 pounds) placed second; Kalen Morris (126 pounds) placed fifth; Jeremiah Murphy, (132B pounds) placed fourth; Jerron Thorton (132C pounds) placed second; Tyler Armnstrong (145B pounds) placed fifth; Gage Dedrick (145D pounds placed second; and Rylan Cartwright (285 pounds) placed second.. ...
Sparks capture title at local youth basketball tournament (01/11/17)
Sommer honored for 1,000 point milestone (01/10/17)
Nevada Tiger point guard Matthew Sommer was honored prior to Friday's home game with Carthage for reaching the 1,000 point milestone. Sommer, a Nevada High School senior by way of St. Louis, eclipsed 1,000 points in the third quarter of Nevada's Dec. 16 road matchup with Warrensburg...
Golden 'Cats: Bronaugh wins tourney opener (01/10/17)
In first round action Monday night at the Golden City Tournament, the second-seeded Bronaugh Lady Wildcats bested seventh-seeded Jasper 39-24. The victory ups Bronaugh's record to 11-1 overall. The Lady Wildcats trailed 10-6 after one quarter of play. Bronaugh then turned up its defensive intensity in the second quarter, outscoring Jasper 12-3 to grab an 18-13 halftime lead,...
Tiger wrestlers compete in Monett (01/10/17)
The Nevada Tigers placed 10th at Saturday's 12-team Monett wrestling Invitational. Nevada senior Jacob Johnson scored the Tigers finish, placing third in the 220-pound weight division. With a victory over McDonald County's Kammeron Barnes in third-place match, Johnson now has a pristine 25-2 record on the season...
Lady Panthers notch first victory (01/10/17)
The Sheldon Lady Panthers earned its first victory of the season, defeating Ballard 27-25 Friday night. The Golden Valley Vernon County Conference road victory improves the Lady Panthers to 1-8 overall and 1-5 in GVVC-play. "The girls played their (most) well-rounded game as one collective unit," said Lady Panthers head coach Dusty Murray. "Each player was an extension of the next girl up. We got good looks on offense and played smart and aggressive on defense."...
Lady Knights pick up pair of wins (01/10/17)
It's been a good past couple of days for the Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights basketball team. NEVC (8-3) defeated Chilhowee 38-27, Saturday, with the contest played at the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg. The third-seeded Lady Knights then returned to the court Monday, besting No. 6 seed Appleton City 33-26 at the Appleton City Invitational...
Lady Hornets throttle Calhoun (01/10/17)
A convincing 45-21 non-conference road victory over Calhoun Friday night improved the Hume Lady Hornets to 5-5 overall (3-2 Golden Valley Vernon County Conference). The Lady Hornets trailed 8-6 at the conclusion of the first quarter, but rebounded to outscore Calhoun 13-2 in the second stanza, and 26-11 in the second half...
Short-handed Lady Tigers fall to Warrensburg (01/10/17)
Despite a valiant effort, the Nevada Lady Tigers were defeated by Warrensburg 48-32 in Friday night West Central Conference hoops action. The road loss drops the Lady Tigers to 3-8 overall and 1-4 in WCC-play. Due to illness, the Lady Tigers were without starting guards Calli Beshore and Brooke Sargent, while Lani Coonrod also didn't travel. In addition, several other Nevada players were feeling under the weather...