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Volleyball

Bronaugh volleyball players earn season awards (11/23/13)
Good earns All-State honors (11/11/13)
Though the Nevada High School volleyball season ended far sooner than head coach Ashley Thoreson might have hoped, the individual player honors keep coming. On top of the All-District and All-Region honors she already received, Lady Tigers junior Rilie Good has added All-State to her list of postseason honors. Good earned an honorable mention in this year's voting...
Lady Tigers volleyball earns two All-Region selections (11/07/13)
The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team's season may be over, but the accolades keep coming. Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson announced via email Wednesday afternoon that two of her players earned All-Region honors for the 2013 season. Rilie Good and Morgan McNeley both played integral roles in the Lady Tigers' success this season and their contributions earned them both spots on the All-Region second team...
Lady Buffalos take second in state championships (10/31/13)
High school volleyball seasons end (10/31/13)
Both Hume and Bronaugh fell in the Class 1, District 11 volleyball tournament. Hume advanced to the tournament's final round, dispatching Northeast Vernon County in two sets, then besting Rich Hill in a best-of-three series to advance to the championship match, taking on the Liberal Lady Bulldogs...
Lady Tigers win season finale (10/26/13)
ADRIAN, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team got back into action for the final time in the regular season and put forth one of its most consistent, strongest performances of the season against the Lady Blackhawks of Adrian High School Thursday night...
ECS volleyball takes fourth at Pleasant Hope (10/24/13)
El Dorado Christian volleyball presents appreciation award (10/24/13)
Class 1, District 11 volleyball tournament schedule set (10/24/13)
The Class 1, District 11 volleyball tournament is scheduled to start Monday, in the Tiger Den at Rich Hill High School, with three matches. Bronaugh will open the tournament against Miami-Amoret, at 4:30 p.m., followed by a matchup between Rich Hill and Sheldon, at approximately 5:45, and Hume will round out the night against Northeast Vernon County. ...
Middleton earns All-Conference honors (10/23/13)
Hume volleyball wins GVVC Tournament (10/23/13)
BRONAUGH -- The Lady Hornets of Hume High School wrapped up the Golden Valley/Vernon County Conference volleyball championship Monday night with victories over Northeast Vernon County and Ballard at Bronaugh High School. The Lady Hornets downed the Lady Knights in two sets, by the final scores of 25-17 and 25-10 to make their way into the championship match. ...
Nevada volleyball wins on Senior Night (10/22/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor Senior Night is always a bittersweet occasion for any athlete and coach, especially at the high school level. The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team and head coach Ashley Thoreson learned that firsthand Monday night, when they hosted the Lamar Lady Tigers on just that occasion...
El Dorado Christian volleyball earns All-Conference honors (10/22/13)
Nevada Lady Tigers win Harrisonville tournament (10/22/13)
The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team won the championship in the Harrisonville Invitational tournament Saturday, taking their second tournament championship of the season and winning the Harrisonville tournament for the first time in head coach Ashley Thoreson's tenure...
Rilie Good named Athlete of the Week (10/19/13)
SPRINGFIELD -- The Springfield News-Leader released its latest cast of Athlete of the Week winners Friday, and the list included one name that has become very familiar to fans of Nevada High School volleyball. Junior middle hitter Rilie Good's dominance at the net led the Lady Tigers to wins last week over Ash Grove and El Dorado Springs. ...
Nevada volleyball wins on Dig for a Cure Night (10/18/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team made its return to Wynn Gymnasium Thursday night on a very special night for all involved. Dig for a Cure Night at Nevada High School started as a one-time event organized by former Lady Tigers head coach Becky Lowery that was then called Dig Pink Night. Since that inaugural event in 2010, it has been one of the most well-received special events the school puts on every year and this year was no exception...
District volleyball seeds announced (10/18/13)
The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team drew the fourth seed in the Class 3, District 12 Tournament, Oct. 28 and 30, inside Wynn Gymnasium at Nevada High School. Carl Junction is the top-seeded team with Pleasant Hill second, followed by Mount Vernon, Nevada, Harrisonville and Clinton. ...
Lady Tigers to host Dig for a Cure Night Thursday (10/16/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team is set to celebrate a very special night Thursday. The fourth annual Dig for a Cure Night at Nevada High School is set to go on when the Lady Tigers return to Wynn Gymnasium to take on the McDonald County Lady Mustangs...
Nevada volleyball defeats Girard on the road (10/16/13)
The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team took to the road again Tuesday night, taking on the Lady Trojans of Girard High School in a varsity/JV doubleheader. Things went very well for head coach Ashley Thoreson's varsity squad on the night as the Lady Tigers won their best-of-five match by the final scores of 25-19, 25-12 and 25-14. ...
Middle school volleyball takes second in Tri-County tourney (10/16/13)
Bronaugh volleyball wins pair (10/16/13)
The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats volleyball team won a pair of matches at Arma, Kan., Monday night. Bronaugh defeated Chetopa in three sets, 25-18, 25-11 and 25-13, and Northeast-Arma in two, by the final scores of 25-23 and 25-12. Cydnee Piper led the Lady Wildcats with 14 kills, while Lora Shaw was credited a team-high five blocks...
Nevada Middle School volleyball splits at Tri-County tournament (10/16/13)
The Nevada Middle School's seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams began play in the Tri-County Tournament Monday, with mixed results. Head coach Marsha Hooper's seventh graders entered the tournament as the second seed and showed why they were ranked so high, defeating Joplin South in two sets, by the final scores of 25-18 and 25-13, in the first round of the tournament at McDonald County. ...
NMS volleyball earns second tournament seed (10/10/13)
The Nevada Middle School seventh-grade volleyball team finished the regular season with an overall record of 7-2 and has earned the second seed in the Tri-County postseason tournament, which will be played next week. Head coach Marsha Hooper's squad will enter the tournament seeded behind only Carthage, which took the top spot. ...
Hume takes home win after close set against Bronaugh (10/10/13)
Hume edged Bronaugh in a three-game set in volleyball Tuesday night, with Bronaugh winning the first game 25-20. Hume bounced back though in the second, for a 25-15 decision. Then in the third and deciding game, Hume squeaked out a 25-21 decision. Hume improved to 4-0 in the conference with the victory...
Nevada volleyball defeats ┼sh Grove (10/09/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor "We played flat, but we got a win." The showing was far from a pretty one, but the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team and head coach Ashley Thoreson came out on the up side of things, in the end. Though there were far more problems than Thoreson would like to see, the Lady Tigers ultimately came out with a victory over Ash Grove by the final scores of 25-15 and 25-16 Tuesday night...
Nevada High School volleyball defeats Bolivar on the road (10/02/13)
BOLIVAR -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team took to the road again Monday night, taking on the Lady Liberators of Bolivar High School. The Lady Liberators stayed in the match throughout its duration, but the Lady Tigers were still able to close it out in two sets, by the final scores of 25-21 and 25-13. ...
Lady Tigers defeat Stockton at home (09/27/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team got back into action at Wynn Gymnasium Thursday night knowing they had a much less formidable opponent in front of them, but still had a lot on the line following a far less than impressive performance in their last home match...
Nevada Middle School volleyball splits at home (09/25/13)
The Nevada Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams got back into action Monday night and came out of their contests against Joplin South with mixed results. Head coach Marsha Hooper's seventh graders had little trouble getting past South as both the A and B teams earned two-set victories. Hooper's A team defeated South by the final scores of 25-17 and 25-18, while the B team won by a considerably larger margin, 25-9 and 25-10...
Lady Tigers drop tough home match (09/25/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor "We wanted to beat them bad and we know we're going to have to, eventually, to keep going on with our season. So I don't know if that pressure kind of psyched us up and psyched us out." Though the Nevada Lady Tigers and head coach Ashley Thoreson have had their share of successes through the early portions of this season, things were very different in Tuesday night's return to Wynn Gymnasium. ...
Nevada Middle School volleyball competes at home (09/18/13)
The Nevada Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams got back into action at home Tuesday night, putting on strong showings against McDonald County Middle School. Head coach Marsha Hooper's seventh-grade squads opened the night with a split, winning the A-team match by the final scores of 25-5 and 25-5 before dropping the B-team match, 28-26 and 25-22. ...
Nevada Middle School volleyball competes at home (09/17/13)
The Nevada Middle School seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams were both in action Monday evening, hosting Fort Scott Middle School. Fort Scott's seventh-grade volleyball team swept Nevada's seventh graders, winning the A-team match in three sets, 25-20, 25-23 and 25-19, and the B-team match also in three, 25-17, 25-19 and 25-17. Nevada's eighth graders won the A-team match over Fort Scott, 25-19 and 25-21, but Fort Scott prevailed in the B-team match, 25-14 and 25-12...
Nevada volleyball falls on the road (09/07/13)
HARRISONVILLE -- The Lady Wildcats of Harrisonville High School swept the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball teams in a tripleheader Thursday night, capping the evening with a two-game win in the varsity match by the final scores of 25-23 and 25-23. "Tonight was a tough game for us," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We could not seem to get any momentum and had a hard time with ball control. We did not play to our potential and we will evaluate our play and improve from it."...
Sheldon girls' volleyball kicks off new season (09/07/13)
By Floyd Jernigan Nevada Daily Mail The makeup of this year's Sheldon High School volleyball team is heavily youth-oriented, with seven of the team's 11 members being freshmen and sophomores. While the team is short on experience, the players are exhibiting a strong work ethic and a good attitude, said head coach Lisha Lamb, herself a newcomer to the coaching ranks at the school...
Youth dominates Nevada volleyball roster (08/31/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor "I've seen a lot of promising things this summer." Promising might be an understatement for what Nevada Lady Tigers head volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson has seen from her squad this preseason. That has turned out to be both good and bad as it has led to a significant measure of confidence, but at the same time, has created a fair amount of issues for Thoreson and her coaching staff...
Middle school volleyball gears up for new season with veteran coaches (08/31/13)
By Floyd Jernigan Nevada Daily Mail Veteran coaches Marsha Hooper and Gail Wilson again head up the seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball squads at Nevada Middle School, providing experienced guidance to help build the sport for the high school. Hooper, who is entering her 32nd year in coaching, has spent the last nine at the seventh-grade level...
Nevada Middle School to host volleyball clinic (08/12/13)
Nevada Middle School is set to host its annual volleyball skills practice and clinic Aug. 19-21, in the Nevada Middle School gymnasium. The clinic is open to all fifth- through eighth-grade girls interested in playing volleyball. The $25 registration fee includes instruction, a clinic T-shirt and snacks for all three days...
East All-Stars win Grin Action Classic (06/11/13)
By Eric Wade Daily Mail Sports Editor SPRINGFIELD -- More than 40 Ozarks area volleyball all-stars and coaches gathered at Parkview for the second annual Sertoma Grin Action Classic tournament on Saturday afternoon. The event raises money for the Tooth Truck -- a service that provides dental services for children in the Ozarks...
Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball to host summer youth camps (05/30/13)
Nevada Lady Tigers head volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson announced Wednesday her plans to host summer volleyball camps for girls entering fourth through eighth grades, inside Wynn Gymnasium, at Nevada High School. Camp sessions for girls entering fourth through sixth grades will be held on June 25 and 26, from 12:30-2:30 p.m. There will be a $25 charge per participant to attend the camp and that price will include a camp T-shirt...
Local athletes to compete in all-star games (05/29/13)
Local high school athletes will be featured in two all-star events, June 7 and 8, at Parkview High School. Football all-stars will compete in the 12th annual Sertoma Grin Iron Classic, an East vs. West competition, at 7:30 p.m., June 7, at JFK Stadium. For the second year, a girls' all-star volleyball tournament will take place in the Parkview High School gymnasium, starting at 1 p.m., June 8...
Midwest Xplosion takes second at Fort Scott (04/03/13)
Kannady to sign with Cottey College (04/03/13)
Another Nevada High School senior has announced a desire to continue her athletic career in college. Cottey College head volleyball coach Marla Kannady Foreman announced Tuesday that Nevada High School senior Regan Kannady is scheduled to sign a letter of intent to play volleyball for Cottey College at 2:50 p.m., Monday, April 15, in the library/media center at Nevada High School...
Midwest Xplosion team wins Drury Smackdown (03/11/13)
Midwest Xplosion second at Greyhound Classic (03/08/13)
Sharla Quick signs with Fort Scott Community College (03/08/13)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail The first of head coach Ashley Thoreson's senior Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball players has made official her intent to continue her playing career in college. Sharla Quick signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for Fort Scott Community College Friday afternoon, in the library/media center at Nevada High School...
Midwest Xplosion wins Winter Xplosion (03/06/13)
West Central Conference holds winning traditions (03/05/13)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail On Feb. 19, the news was revealed through a press conference hosted by Nevada R-5 officials that the district would become a member of the West Central Conference, beginning in the 2014-'15 school year. That news took everyone, including Nevada R-5 superintendent Dr. ...
Quick to sign with Fort Scott (03/05/13)
Nevada Daily Mail Another Nevada High School senior has announced a desire to continue her athletic career in college. Nevada High School athletic director Kevin McKinley announced Monday that NHS senior Sharla Quick is scheduled to sign a letter of intent to play volleyball for Fort Scott Community College at 3 p.m., Friday, March 8, in the library/media center at Nevada High School...
Midwest Xplosion takes second at Greyhound Classic (02/22/13)
Volleyball players earn Academic All-State honors (01/28/13)
Nevada volleyball earns Academic All-State honors (01/26/13)
Six members of the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team have received academic all-state honors. Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale and must have played in at least 75 percent of the team's varsity matches. Lady Tigers meeting those criteria included Regan Kannady, Brooklyn Ryan, Alisha Conner, Megan Mason, Bree Reppert and Morgan McNeley...
Coed volleyball registration open (01/23/13)
Adult Coed Volleyball power and rec. leagues are registering at the Franklin P. Norman City/County Community Center, in Nevada. The rec. league will have six-person coed teams compete on Tuesdays, from 6-9 p.m. Play starts Feb. 12. Cost is $90 per team...
YMCA recreational volleyball league concludes (12/21/12)
Osage Prairie YMCA Recreational volleyball league standings (11/28/12)
*The Osage Prairie YMCA recreational volleyball league plays on Tuesday nights. The current league standings are as follows:

Team 3

McDermott5-0

Team 5

Klumpp3-2

Team 2

Murphy2-2

Team 4

Pollock1-4

Team 1

YMCA0-3
Lady Tigers volleyball awards announced (11/21/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team hosted its annual end of season awards banquet on Nov. 14. Directly following the dinner provided by the parents of the players, Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson and assistants Megan Fischer and Ranea Schulze handed out season awards to seven players. Among the awards given were Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year and the Leadership Award...
Lady Tigers volleyball players earn All-District honors (10/30/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The votes are in for this year's All-Class 3, District 12 volleyball squads. Three Nevada Lady Tigers players earned slots on this year's squads. Sharla Quick and Morgan McNeley earned second-team slots, while Rilie Good earned an Honorable Mention...
El Dorado Springs volleyball season ends (10/29/12)
Nevada Daily Mail CLEVER, Mo. -- The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs volleyball team saw its season come to an end just one match short of the Class 2 semifinals Saturday at Clever High School. The Lady Bulldogs got the day off to a strong start, defeating Clever in two sets in the Sectional match, but ultimately couldn't get past Mountain Grove in the quarterfinal match. Mountain Grove won the match in two sets, bringing the Lady Bulldogs' season to an end with a record of 30-4-2...
Rich Hill volleyball season ends (10/29/12)
Nevada Daily Mail RICH HILL, Mo. -- The Rich Hill Lady Tigers volleyball team fell just short of advancing to the Class 1 quarterfinals with a loss to the Lady Indians of Osceola at Rich Hill High School. The Lady Tigers lost the match in two sets, by the final scores of 25-14 and 25-14. Osceola went on to defeat Pierce City in three sets to move on to the state semifinals, scheduled for Friday...
El Dorado Springs volleyball wins district championship (10/25/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Lady Bulldogs of El Dorado Springs High School posted an almost-perfect sweep in the Class 2, District 12 volleyball tournament, taking the tournament title Tuesday. After a first-round bye as the tournament's top seed, the Lady Bulldogs defeated Stockton in the semifinals by the final scores of 26-24 and 25-14. ...
Rich Hill volleyball wins district championship (10/25/12)
Nevada Daily Mail LIBERAL, Mo. -- There were no upsets Monday night in the first round of the Class 1, District 11 volleyball tournament at Liberal High School. Third-seeded Hume defeated Bronaugh by the final scores of 25-12 and 25-17, while Sheldon gave the Lady Knights of Northeast Vernon County all they wanted in a close defeat by the final scores of 25-23 and 31-29 and Liberal defeated Miami-Amoret, 25-11 and 25-9...
Rich Hill volleyball defeats Lakeland at home (10/18/12)
Nevada Daily Mail RICH HILL, Mo. -- The Lady Tigers of Rich Hill High School defeated Lakeland in three sets Tuesday night to conclude their home volleyball schedule for the 2012 regular season. Rich Hill won the opener by the final score of 25-17 and bounced back from a 25-23 loss in the second set to win the decisive third set by the same, 25-23 score. ...
Hume volleyball wins GVVC tournament (10/17/12)
Nevada Daily Mail BUTLER, Mo. -- The Hume Lady Hornets volleyball team rode two strong performances on its way to winning the Golden Valley Vernon County Conference Tournament at Ballard High School. In the semifinal match, the Lady Hornets took on Sheldon and though both sets were fairly close, ultimately came out on top by the final scores of 25-17 and 25-21. ...
Lady Tigers volleyball takes third at Harrisonville (10/16/12)
Nevada Daily Mail HARRISONVILLE, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team finished third in the Harrisonville Tournament Saturday with a 3-2-1 record. "It was a long day of volleyball and the girls really had to pull together and work hard to come out with some of the wins that we did and to get the third-place finish," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. ...
Nevada volleyball defeats McDonald County (10/13/12)
Herald-Tribune ANDERSON, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team headed back out on the road once again Thursday night to take on the Lady Mustangs of McDonald County High School. The Lady Mustangs gave head coach Ashley Thoreson's Lady Tigers all they wanted in a very close match, but Nevada ultimately came out on top by the final scores of 26-24 and 25-17. Regan Kannady led the Lady Tigers with eight kills, while Morgan McNeley recorded 20 assists and Sharla Quick had 13 digs...
Lady Tigers fall to Girard at home (10/10/12)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail Inconsistency. It's probably one of the dirtiest words in any coach or player's vocabulary, but it's a word Nevada Lady Tigers head volleyball coach Ashley Thoreson has had to use many times this season. Tuesday night was no exception as the Lady Tigers went into Senior Night against the Lady Trojans of Girard (Kan.) High School and looked like two different teams in a two sets to one loss. ...
Rich Hill volleyball posts multiple road wins (10/03/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Rich Hill Lady Tigers volleyball team piled up a series of five straight victories in tournament and dual play this week. After finishing first place in the Jasper Tournament with wins over Sarcoxie, Greenfield, Thomas Jefferson and Jasper last Saturday, the Lady Tigers defeated Miami-Amoret in two sets Tuesday night at Amoret by the final scores of 25-7 and 25-12...
Bronaugh volleyball falls to Hume (10/03/12)
Lady Tigers volleyball defeats Ash Grove (10/03/12)
Nevada Daily Mail ASH GROVE, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team found itself in one of the toughest contests of the year Tuesday night at Ash Grove High School. Ash Grove came into the night with a record of 18-2 and gave the Lady Tigers all they could handle throughout the match. All three sets were separated by a combined total of six points, but the Lady Tigers ultimately came out on top by the final scores of 25-23, 26-24 and 29-27 -- only dropping the second set...
Lady Tigers defeat Seneca (10/03/12)
Nevada Daily Mail SENECA, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team needed a come-from-behind rally to defeat the Lady Indians of Seneca at Seneca High School Monday. "We had a hard time getting started tonight and did not come out focused and ready to play," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "I had to change some things with the line up during the second game and after that, the girls seemed to respond and start playing to win."...
Bronaugh volleyball defeats Golden City (09/29/12)
Herald-Tribune BRONAUGH -- The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats hosted Golden City in varsity volleyball action Thursday night. The Lady Eagles didn't make it easy for Bronaugh, but ultimately didn't have quite enough muscle to come out on top. Bronaugh won the match in two sets by the final scores of 25-19 and 25-20...
Nevada volleyball falls to El Dorado Springs (09/29/12)
Herald-Tribune NEVADA -- The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs defeated Nevada Thursday night at Nevada Middle School. "Tonight, we struggled to find a rhythm and could never really get a hold of the game," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "We didn't look like the same team that came out and beat Joplin on Tuesday."...
Hume volleyball defeats Miami (09/28/12)
Nevada Daily Mail The Hume High School varsity and JV volleyball teams swept a pair of road matches at Miami. In the varsity match, the Lady Hornets took the match in two sets by the final scores of 25-14 and 25-11. Kaitlee Metcalf put up team highs in both serving points with 11 and aces with four, while Hannah Jacobs recorded seven kills and Emily Brooks had 10 assists...
Rich Hill volleyball defeats Appleton City (09/28/12)
Nevada Daily Mail RICH HILL -- The Rich Hill Lady Tigers volleyball team rallied to edge Appleton City Tuesday night in the Tiger Den at Rich Hill High School. The Lady Bulldogs won the opening set by a final score of 25-21, but Rich Hill recovered quickly, coming back to take the final two sets, 25-20 and 25-14, to win the match. The Lady Tigers are scheduled to compete in the Jasper tournament this weekend...
Lady Tigers volleyball defeats Joplin (09/27/12)
Nevada Daily Mail JOPLIN, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball varsity rallied to edge the Lady Eagles of Joplin High School in a road match Tuesday night in Joplin. The Lady Eagles won the opening set by a final score of 26-24, only to see Nevada come back to take the next two by the final scores of 25-23 and 25-19. ...
Hume volleyball sweeps Sheldon (09/25/12)
Nevada Daily Mail SHELDON, Mo. -- The Hume Lady Hornets won a pair of road matches Friday night at Sheldon High School. In the junior varsity match, the Lady Hornets took the victory by the final scores of 25-13 and 25-13. Kelsie Wikoff and Amber Ahrens each had a team-high 10 serving points, while Ahrens finished with eight aces, Megan Sutcliffe had three kills and Maddison Cannon recorded four assists...
Lady Tigers volleyball competes at Carl Junction (09/25/12)
Nevada Daily Mail CARL JUNCTION, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tiger volleyball team was 4-2 in its pool of the Dr. Jeffrey Knutzen Classic at Carl Junction High School Saturday. "The tournament this weekend had many good quality teams and we played the toughest competition we've had so far," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. ...
Nevada volleyball defeats Stockton (09/22/12)
Herald-Tribune STOCKTON, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team had its hands full in a road match at Stockton High School Thursday night, but was ultimately able to overcome a series of errors to come out on top in two sets, adding another victory to its overall record...
Lady Tigers volleyball swept at Carl Junction (09/19/12)
Nevada Daily Mail CARL JUNCTION, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team went back out on the road Tuesday to take on Carl Junction High School, but a very strong Lady Bulldogs team spoiled the trip, handing Nevada losses in all three matches that were played...
Lady Knights defeat Bronaugh (09/19/12)
Nevada Daily Mail BRONAUGH, Mo. -- The Bronaugh Lady Wildcats hosted the Northeast Vernon County High School Lady Knights Monday evening, but didn't give head coach Whitney Hinkle much to brag about. The Lady Knights needed three sets to take the varsity match and did so by the final scores of 25-22, 25-23 and 25-14. The JV match was a close one, but only went two sets as NEVC took the victory by the final scores of 25-23 and 25-22...
Sheldon, NEVC compete in Thomas Jefferson tournament (09/18/12)
Nevada Daily Mail JOPLIN, Mo. -- The Lady Panthers of Sheldon and Northeast Vernon County Lady Knights volleyball teams both competed in a tournament Saturday at Thomas Jefferson Independent Day School. The hosting Lady Cavaliers defeated the Lady Panthers by the final scores of 25-19 and 25-19, in the first pool match, while the Lady Knights split with Sheldon in the second match, 25-14 and 25-21 and Thomas Jefferson swept the Lady Knights in the third pool match, 25-11 and 25-14. ...
Lady Tigers volleyball wins Pittsburg tournament (09/18/12)
Nevada Daily Mail PITTSBURG, Kan. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball team won the championship in a tournament at Pittsburg High School Saturday. "I am very pleased with the turnout this weekend and very proud of what our team was able to accomplish," Lady Tigers head coach Ashley Thoreson said. "While we had a hard time starting the matches with intensity, we were able to come back in the second sets to win in three several times."...
Hume volleyball defeats NEVC (09/13/12)
Nevada Daily Mail HUME, Mo. -- The Hume Lady Hornets junior volleyball team put on a strong performance Tuesday as they took on Northeast Vernon County. In the varsity contest, the Lady Hornets, who have just two starters with varsity experience, pulled away early and never looked back. The Lady Hornets took the opening set by a final score of 25-12 and held on to close out the match, taking the second set by the same score...
Lady Tigers volleyball defeats Liberal at home (09/07/12)
By Eric Wade Nevada Daily Mail "We were definitely on the roller coaster tonight." Just about the only way anyone could describe the course of the evening Thursday when the Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team and head coach Ashley Thoreson took to the courts at the Osage Prairie YMCA against Liberal was up and down like a roller coaster...
Lady Tigers volleyball defeats Harrisonville in home opener (09/01/12)
Herald-Tribune NEVADA -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball squad evened its record at 1-1 Thursday with a victory over the Lady Wildcats of Harrisonville at Nevada Middle School. Regan Kannady and Sharla Quick each had five kills on the night and the Lady Tigers took the match in two sets, by the final scores of 25-19 and 25-15. Quick led the Lady Tigers in digs on the night and served three aces, while Morgan McNeley recorded 13 assists and Rilie Good had four blocks...
Lady Tigers fall to Carthage in season opener (08/29/12)
CARTHAGE, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers varsity volleyball squad started off the season Monday night with a less than desirable result at Carthage High School. Despite being down after the opening set, Carthage rallied to pick up the victory, dominating the final two sets to close out the match...
New FSCC volleyball coach signs 9th player (03/05/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- The Fort Scott Community College volleyball roster continues to grow as Coach Lindsay Hill added another commitment recently, bringing the total to nine for the 2011 season. The latest signee is Erika Getz, a 5' 9" outside hitter from Parsons, Kan. Getz attends Parsons High School and was coached by Megan Mantooth. She participated in volleyball, basketball, and track and was also a member of FCA, Key Club, Sports Club and was President of SADD Club...
12 Greyhounds named KJCCC All-Academic (02/26/11)
FORT SCOTT, Kan. -- The Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recently released its Fall All-Academic selections for football and volleyball. Fifteen Fort Scott Community College athletes were named to the teams. Football saw 12 players honored: Quin Bruce, Dallas Buck, Garret Ericson, Shane Hammer, Jeff Johnson, Sam Patton, Sam Quilice, Kevin Richard, Dillon Roberts, Arthur Rucker, David Shank and Brenton Smith...
Nevada volleyball falls at Webb City (10/24/09)
WEBB CITY, Mo. -- The Nevada Lady Tigers finished their regular season in slightly disappointing fashion Thursday night as they dropped their final match to the Webb City Lady Cardinals by the final scores of 25-18 and 25-16. "They are a very good team. By far the best team we have played," Lady Tigers head coach Becky Lowery said of Webb City. "We did our best to take it to them."...
Lady Tigers tame Mustangs (10/15/09)
"That was fun. We like that one." The Nevada Lady Tigers and head coach Becky Lowery took full advantage of their shot at revenge against the Lady Mustangs of McDonald County High School at Wynn Gymnasium Thursday night. Head coach Bev Goff's Lady Mustangs came into the night looking to repeat the performance that earned them a strong two-set victory in Anderson, Mo., on Oct. ...
Lady Tigers beat Joplin at home (09/29/09)
In a match filled with great defense and numerous long rallies, the Nevada Lady Tigers were able to come out on top of the Joplin Lady Eagles in three sets Tuesday night. All three sets started out fairly even, but Joplin eventually was able to pick up the intensity and open up the game, forcing the Lady Tigers to mount a couple of big comebacks on their way to a victory. The Lady Tigers were able to do that, winning by the final scores of 15-25, 26-24 and 25-22...
Disability.gov offers social media tools, upgrades (07/28/09)
In conjunction with the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the U.S. Department of Labor has re-named and re-launched DisabilityInfo.gov as Disability.gov. Available at http://www.disability.gov, the site offers comprehensive information about programs and services to better serve more than 50 million Americans with disabilities, their family members, veterans, employers, educators, caregivers and anyone interested in disability-related information...
City Council to consider 911 center tonight (04/07/09)
The Nevada City Council will have a full agenda when they meet tonight including the first reading of a proposed ordinance to establish the Western Missouri 911 Dispatch Center when they meet at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers in the Public Safety Building, 120 S. Ash St...
Spring storm makes for perilous travel (03/31/09)
The various kinds of precipitation over the weekend caused a few vehicle slide-offs around the county on Saturday according to Vernon County Sheriff Ron Peckman but no accidents in Nevada were reported by the Nevada Police Department. "Saturday we had several slide-offs but other than that we just got lucky," Peckman said...
Residents line up to discover value of their treasures (02/27/09)
Moore-Few residents mark 62nd anniversary (02/20/09)
Lorina M. Lukenbill - John M. Foreman (01/31/09)
John Michael Foreman and Lorina May Lukenbill announce their engagement. John is a graduate of Nevada High School, 2005. He is employed by Inet Visions. Lorina is also a graduate of Nevada High School, 2006, and is currently attending Missouri Southern State University where she is pursuing a degree in business education. She is employed by Jim Novak's accounting office. The couple will reside in Nevada, Mo...
Lady Tigers earn All-District selections (10/29/08)
This year's All-District volleyball team selections have officially been announced. Five players from the Nevada High School Lady Tigers team were selected to the All-District teams, with three on the first team and two on the second. Junior Mariah Mock, senior Chelsie Johnson and senior Emily Moore were all chosen to play on the Class 3 District 12 All-District first team...
Lady Tigers trounce Jasper (09/11/08)
Nevada Lady Tigers win season opener (09/03/08)
The Nevada Lady Tigers volleyball team rallied to an impressive win over Joplin's College Heights Christian School Tuesday night. "It was a great first game," head coach Becky Lowery said. "I thought we had some awesome digs and awesome defense." Nevada showed very strong defense throughout the varsity match, as well as adding a number of solid offensive plays. ...
Nevada volleyball players gear up for the season (08/14/08)
Four Lady Tigers earn all-district (11/08/07)
Nevada High School had a banner volleyball season in 2007. The Lady Tigers won their first district championship in 10 years and were rewarded with four players on the all-district volleyball team. Nevada's Emma Dreyer, Mariah Mock and Lindsay Rice each made first-team all-district while Emily Moore was selected to the second team...
Comets near end of volleyball season (11/01/07)
Cottey College's young but talented volleyball squad will attempt to make a run in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II, Region XVI tournament this weekend in St. Louis. Fourth-seeded Cottey (12-10) plays fifth-seed and host Meramec at 6 p.m. Friday in the six-team event. The victor returns to play top-seeded Longwood in the semifinals at 10 a.m. on Saturday...
Brothers Pig hog wild for Nevada volleyball (11/01/07)
MARSHFIELD -- In case you haven't noticed, the Brothers Pig fan club has returned to Nevada High School. The group of 15 Nevada students, including several members of the football team, have already made their presence known. They helped to provide an extra boost and some comic relief for the 2007 Lady Tigers volleyball team, which won the district championship for the first time in 10 years...
Comets fall to Northeast Oklahoma (10/31/07)
MIAMI, Okla. -- In a match with regional tournament seeding implications, Cottey College dropped a four-game match with host Northeast Oklahoma-A&M Community College on Monday night. Northeast Oklahoma, which posted a 27-30, 30-22, 30-23, 31-29 comeback victory, earned the third-place seed for the tournament and Cottey received the fourth-place seed...
Lady Tigers ousted at Sectional (10/30/07)
MARSHFIELD -- Nevada High School volleyball constructed a tremendous tournament run in 2007. But like most memorable journeys, the trip has to end. For Nevada, the tournament run culminated in the Class 3 Sectional on Saturday afternoon at Marshfield High School. Logan-Rogersville defeated the Lady Tigers 25-18, 25-16...
Jayhawk-Linn competes at state (10/27/07)
SALINA, Kan. -- Jayhawk-Linn's volleyball team went 0-3 in Pool B at the Kansas Class 3A State Volleyball Tounrnament at the Bicentennial Center here Friday and was not able to advance to the semifinals. The Jayhawks were the No. 6 seed here. They started the day against No. 3 seed Silver Lake and lost in two matches, 25-11-25. 13. Next was No. 2 seed Hutchinson Trinity and a 25-12, 25-14 loss...
Nevada eyes strong finish to football season (10/26/07)
In a battle of football teams that could easily sport much better records than their 2-6 marks, Nevada High School hosts Seneca today at 7 p.m. at Logan Field. Nevada, which started the season winning two of its first three games before quarterback Ronnie Herda was lost for the season due to a knee injury in Week 4, has plenty to play for in the final two weeks of the season...
Lady Tigers advance to Sectional championship (10/25/07)
HARRISONVILLE -- Nevada used a tremendous all-around team effort and played its best in crunch time Wednesday night to earn its first volleyball district championship in 10 years. Third-seeded Nevada fought through an eye-popping 18 ties and scored the final five points to defeat top-seeded Holden 26-24 in Game 1. Then, Nevada posted a 25-18 comeback win in Game 2 to earn the Class 3, District 12 title in a match at Harrisonville High School...
Nevada posts pair of tournament wins (10/23/07)
HARRISONVILLE -- Nevada displayed tremendous heart and composure to post a pulsating 17-25, 25-23 25-22 comeback victory over Pleasant Hill in a Class 3 District 12 volleyball semifinal match Monday night at Harrisonville High School. Third-seeded Nevada handled sixth-seeded Clinton County 25-14, 25-11 in the district opener Monday...
Comets winning streak stopped by Longview (10/11/07)
The Cottey College Comets had a three-game winning streak stopped cold on Tuesday night by the Longview Community College Lakers. Longview swept Cottey in three games 15-30, 17-30, and 19-30. "Longview is currently ranked 13th in the national polls," said head coach Marla Kannady Foreman. "We knew we had our work cut out for us on Tuesday night. However, we went into each game with the mindset to work on each point, and not focus on the overall result of the game."...
Comets sweep two over family weekend (10/09/07)
Nevada Daily Mail The Cottey College Comets celebrated Family Weekend in style by sweeping matches on Friday night and Saturday afternoon from two four-year colleges. On Friday, the Comets easily took three from Ozark Christian College 30-18, 30-21, and 30-19. Saturday, the Comets made short work of Stephens College 30-20, 30-18, and 30-28...
Lady Tigers fall to Cardinals (10/05/07)
Lady Tiger volleyball clashes with Carthage (10/03/07)
The Nevada Lady Tiger volleyball teams faced off against Carthage Tuesday night, with the junior varsity team netting a win and the freshman and varsity teams falling to the Carthage Tigers. The freshman team lost the match in two games, 15-25, 21-25...
NMS volleyball moves forward in Tri-County tournament (10/02/07)
The Nevada seventh grade volleyball team gleaned a victory in two games in the Tri-County tournament in Webb City on Monday, when they played Joplin North. The win came with scores of 25-17 and 25-18. Nevada will advance to the semi-finals at 5 p.m., today, when they will face the winner of Monday's Joplin South/Joplin Memorial game...
Tigers win in two (09/26/07)
Middle School volleyball continues to win (09/21/07)
Nevada Daily Mail Nevada seventh grade volleyball came away with both A and B team wins on Thursday. Hosting McDonald County, the B team won in three matches, with scores of 25-13, 18-25 and 25-18. The A team earned the victory over McDonald County in two games, with scores of 25-15 and 25-17...
Lady Tigers lose bid against Stockton (09/21/07)
Cottey College Comets fall 1-3 against Miami (09/20/07)
By Ralph Pokorny Nevada Daily Mail After winning three games Sept. 15 in the Stephens Quad match against Stephens, Baptist Bible and Westminster colleges, the Cottey Comets returned home to Hinkhouse Gymnasium Wednesday night to lose 1-3 in a hard-fought match with the NEO Lady Norse from Miami, Okla...
Nevada Lady Tiger golfers win (09/18/07)
The Nevada Lady Tiger golf team hosted Girard, Uniontown and Seneca at the Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf Course on Monday afternoon. The temperature had increased back to its normal late-summer warmth and the brisk winds blew across the Par 36 front nine, to make the links a bit more challenging for all the golfers...
Varsity, JV Lady Tigers split home opener (09/14/07)
The Nevada varsity and Junior varsity split their home openers with the Neosho Lady Wildcats Thursday night at Wynn Gymnasium. The varsity team lost the first game 16-25 and a closely contested second game 24-26. It took the JV three games to defeat the Wildcats 2-1. The Nevada junior varsity lost the first game to Neosho 20-25 and came back to win two straight contests 25-17 and 25-15...
Time to raise the roof (09/13/07)
Remember that old 1990s phrase, "Raise the Roof." It could be applied to the Nevada High School volleyball teams tonight, starting at 5. After starting the first two weeks of the season on the road, the Lady Tigers open the home portion of their schedule, when they entertain Neosho...
NHS Freshman Volleyball Team (09/12/07)
NHS Freshman Volleyball Team (09/12/07)
Lady Tigers take care of Mac County (09/12/07)
The Nevada High School volleyball teams trekked down south to McDonald County on Tuesday and came away with victories in varsity and freshman action. The junior varsity lost to McDonald County, 17-25, 25-19 and 25-21. The NHS freshman team won, 25-15, 25-18...
Comets split matches (09/11/07)
The Cottey College volleyball team had some mixed reviews from its home-opening matches over the weekend. Labette Community College, out of Parsons, Kan., defeated the Comets in a four-game match, 30-25, 30-17, 23-30 and 30-28. Against Fort Scott, the Comets bounced back to sweep the Lady Greyhounds, 30-24, 30-22 and 30-18...
Lady Tigers finding life on the road not a walk in the park (09/07/07)
LIBERAL -- The Nevada High School volleyball is finding road match victories hard to come by. The Lady Tigers dropped to 1-3 on the season after falling in a three-game match at Liberal on Thursday. Liberal defeated NHS 25-20 in the first game before the Lady Tigers leveled the match at 1-1 with a 25-18 win in the second game...
Bronaugh volleyball (09/06/07)
Rice's aces helps NHS streak past Harrisonville (08/31/07)
HARRISONVILLE -- Nevada High School's Lindsay Rice started the wave Thursday night in volleyball action with host Harrisonville. No, not the type of wave where fans jump to their feet in a domino-effect and raise their arms in the air throughout a stadium or gymnasium...
Lady Tigers open volleyball season (08/29/07)
JOPLIN -- The Nevada High School volleyball teams opened their season on Tuesday at College Heights. The Lady Tigers, the defending champions of the Southwest Conference, lost a tough three-game match, 16-25, 25-22 and 17-25. Emma Dreyer led Nevada with 10 assists; Mariah Mock compiled seven kills and Lindsay Rice had two blocks...
7th grade volleyball (08/28/07)
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High hopes for Lady Hornets (08/28/07)
HUME -- The Hume High School Lady Hornets are looking forward to another season of volleyball. They have a new head coach in Angelena Orear. "We have three freshmen this year and I couldn't be more pleased with them," Orear said. "They are learning a lot and picking up on things very quickly...
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Time to Talk (08/25/07)
Lady Tigers seek league repeat (08/15/07)
The Nevada High School Lady Tigers volleyball team added a 2006 Southwest Conference championship to the billboard at the NHS gymnasium last season, posting a 7-1 record for the first league crown at Nevada since the 2000 campaign. The Lady Tigers, who finished 18-5 overall, losing to Holden in the district title match, has had a sample of the sweet taste of success...