High School Sports
Boyd goes distance as Lady Tigers defeat El Do
Nevada Daily Mail Kylie Boyd's complete-game gem lifted the Nevada Lady Tigers to a 3-1 road win over the El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs. The Monday evening victory improved Nevada to 5-4 overall. Boyd has looked increasingly sharp in the games following her recent freshman-debut last week against a tough McDonald County squad...
NMS football has speed to burn
Robert Miner, entering his 13th year in coach, will be in his first season as head coach guiding this year's Nevada Middle School seventh and eighth grade football teams, with assistant coaches Brent Bartlett, Luke Clark, and Jake Stevenson. "We have great team chemistry and the boys love playing together," said Miner as he assessed this year's team...
Tigers drop home football opener to K.C. Center
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers tumbled in their home football opener, falling 31-7 to the Kansas City Center Yellowjackets Friday night at Logan Field. The Tigers are 0-2 overall and 0-1 in West Central Conference play. "We knew they were going to come out and make plays, they're athletic," Nevada head coach Erik Yoakam said during his postgame radio interview...
Nevada opens season with Lady Tigers Invitational
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada High School senior Michael Jones surveys a put on the 18th hole at Frank E. Peters Muncipal Golf Course, Friday afternon at the Lady Tigers Invitational. Nevada hosted Butler, Carl Junction, Carthage, Joplin, Seneca, and Webb City. Carl Junction won the 18-hole tournament with a score of 350, while the Lady Tigers placed fifth, shooting 429...
NHS VB wins season opener
The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team picked up its first victory of the season, beating Harrisonville on the road Wednesday night. The Lady Tigers handily defeated Harrisonville in two sets, 25-19 and 25-14. "Tonight was a great way to start the season for the varsity girls," head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We played with intensity and hustle the entire match. Our communication was our weakness during preseason, but you could not see that tonight...
Lady Tiger softball hosts St. Pius X
The Lady Tigers softball team play's host to St. Pius X, today at 4:30 p.m., from Bushwhacker Field
Lady Tigers tennis off to perfect start
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers tennis team opened its season with a trio of victories, downing Carl Junction 7-2, Thomas Jefferson 5-4, and Monett 9-0. "The doubles played exceptionally well, followed up by some dynamic singles play," noted Nevada Coach Samantha Short. "Our junior varsity also just lost two so we had a great night," she said of the Carl Junction match...
Lady Tigers drop softball opener to McDonald County
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers fell to the McDonald County Lady Mustangs 12-3 in the softball season-opener, Tuesday evening at Bushwhacker Field. Taking the mound for Nevada was freshman Kylie Boyd. With one-out in the bottom of the first inning, Kylie Helm, doubled to deep left-center field, scoring Hanna Schmit from first base, as the Lady Mustangs went on top 1-0...
Bronaugh opens VB season with win
Bronaugh's volleyball team opened with a three-set match victory over host Thomas Jefferson Monday, with the Wildcats dropping the first game 25-20 but bouncing back to take games 2 and 3 by 25-23 and 25-22 scores. Rebecca Schnedler had seven aces for Bronaugh...
Diaz dazzles: Four touchdown performance lifts JV Tigers to season-opening victory over Willard
Nevada Daily Mail Junior tailback Cameron Diaz's four touchdown performance propelled the Nevada Tigers junior varsity football team to a 30-20 win over the Willard Tigers. Monday evening's season-opening victory at Logan Field started out rocky for Nevada, as Willard took an early 8-0 lead after running back Josh McGuire rushed in for a score, followed by a successful two-point conversion...
Tigers fall to Willard in season-opener
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Tigers opened their 2015 football campaign with a 41-6 non-conference road-loss to the Willard Tigers, Friday night. Tigers' head coach Erik Yoakam said he was pleased with his team's play in the second half, as they were only outscored 8-6...
Tigers get tune-up at Stockton Football Jamboree
Nevada Daily Mail With the season rapidly approaching, the Nevada Tigers football team competed at the annual Stockton Football Jamboree, Friday. Nevada opens its season Aug. 21., at Willard, with kickoff slated for 7 p.m. Joining the Tigers in Stockton, were Lamar, Pierce City, and Stockton. Nevada head football coach Erik Yoakam described the format as a controlled scrimmage, with each team possessing the ball for 12 offensive snaps, before switching over to the defensive side for 12 plays...
Nevada High hosts 'Meet the Players' Tuesday
Nevada High School is hosting its annual Fall Sports "Meet the Players," Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at Wynn Gymnasium. On hand will be Booster Club officers Myles Miller, Pam Earnest, and Chris Holcomb, and NHS administration, Principal Jerry Whalen and Assistant Principal Eric Schneider...