Nevada football, volleyball wrap first week of practice
(High School Sports ~ 08/14/21)
Friday marked the final day of the first week of practice for Missouri State High School Activities Association fall sports teams, including the Nevada football and volleyball squads. While the Tigers got in some drills and conditioning work in the early-morning rain next to Logan Field, the Lady Tigers scrimmaged against each other and ran a few sprints of their own inside Wynn Gymnasium...
Screamin' Lehmann payouts keep climbin'
(Community Sports ~ 08/14/21)
Thanks to more donations from an ever-growing list of sponsors, the second annual Screamin' Lehmann Memorial will award higher payouts than originally planned for several races Saturday night at Nevada Speedway. As of Friday, the top prize for the event's 40-lap Street Stocks feature race had climbed to $3,781 — with second place set to take home $1,071 and third place winning $571...
Darter discusses Cum Laude model for academic honors with Nevada R-5 Board of Education
(Local News ~ 08/14/21)
In addition to the hotly debated mask mandate discussed at Wednesday's Nevada R-5 School Board meeting, several other agenda items were discussed and passed. Nevada High School Principal Will Darter had previously presented a Cum Laude model for NHS academic honors to the school board at the July meeting. It is Darter's vision to transition the high school from the current Valedictorian model to the Cum Laude model...