The timing of Ozark’s Troy Davidson and TK Stine to put all aspects of their games at peak performance couldn’t be any better.
Winning its season series with Lafayette propelled Nixa to the Class 4 State Volleyball Tournament championship.
Billings turned in its best showing in school history by taking third place at the Class 1 State Volleyball Tournament on Saturday in Cape Girardeau.
Nixa’s Alicen Ashley broke into the 18-minute range for the third time this season en route to a 15th-place finish at the Class 4 State Cross Country Championships in Columbia on Saturday.
Riley Childs smiled, raised his eyebrows and lifted his head a bit when it was suggested that an opposing defense should pack eight or more men in the box when he transforms from fullback to quarterback.
CAPE GIRARDEAU — Needing a win or a tie in its final pool play mach at the Class 3 State Volleyball Tournament on Friday, Nixa responded with a resounding sweep to earn a berth in the final.
CAPE GIRARDEAU — Billings’ bid to play for a state championship at the Class 1 State Volleyball Tournament fell short, as the Lady Wildcats went 0-1-2 during pool play Friday.
There was a buzz of excitement Thursday at Tigers Stadium about what everyone on hand had witnessed — an Ozark district championship highlighted by a Troy Davidson hat trick that featured a bicycle kick for a goal.
Even though Ozark won this year’s ‘Backyard Brawl,’ the Tigers share the same sentiment as the Eagles that they are thankful the teams are meeting again.
Sparta High School students learned about their family and friends’ tradition of service to country and a mission to uphold it. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson used a theme of tradition during his keynote speech at a Veterans Day assembly Nov. 8.
It’s been three and a half years since Alicen Ashley, her two younger brothers, Aaron and Andrew, and their mother, Emily, moved from Bolivar to Nixa for a new beginning in their lives.