CRANE — Taylor Genzier has used his time as a spectator to emerge as a shot-blocker at the Crane Tournament this week. With Clever playing in the nightcap both Tuesday and Thursday, the 6-foot-7 center has been able to scout the referees.
Go to Clever’s MacKenzie and Carly Simpson for a run-down on the top teams and players in southwest Missouri and they’ll respond with a quite a list.
The prospect of being Clever’s second option offensively as a sophomore this season doesn’t scare Ruthie Brown. But playing alongside former Lady Jays greats Harper Little and Abi Menzie as a freshman reserve last season did rattle her.
Nixa grad Rielly Wallace (Dobbs) admits it took a while to get used to playing alongside Ozark grad Ryley Thixton three years ago when Thixton joined her at College of the Ozarks.
Alli Clevenger powered Clever’s girls basketball team into the championship game at the Fair Grove Tournament, as the Lady Jays beat the host Lady Eagles 64-49 Thursday.
Clever coach Luke Brosius was quick in the pre-season to pass along the confidence he has in his backcourt duo of point guard Jake Twigg and shooting guard Bryce Gelle.
Nominations are being accepted for the January 2020 election of Christian County University of Missouri Extension Council members, according to Council Chairman Josh Bird.
Beginning this month, prospective jurors in Christian County will be able to complete their juror qualification information online, as the Christian County Circuit Court implements the new Show-Me Jury system.