The fact Cannon Cox is the favorite to land Ozark’s starting quarterback job isn’t keeping him from being a candidate to repeat as a starting defensive back.
The cloud of uncertainty related to COVID-19 and how it may impact fall sports didn’t keep the Nixa and Ozark football teams from going 100 percent during their summer camps.
An improbable and exceptionally quick climb up the ranks for Nixa’s DeSean Downs and Evann Long has culminated in their inclusion to the All-COC First-Team.
One of the biggest improvements Nixa made this season was holding onto the football. The Eagles coughed up the pigskin on only four occasions, down from 14 a year ago.
If not for a referee with perhaps a bit too much caffeine in his system last Friday not gaining some semblance of composure, Ozark could be without Tylr Bolin entering Districts.
WEBB CITY — Playing COC heavyweights Joplin and Webb City back-to-back weeks no doubt took a toll on Ozark as the Tigers fell to the Cardinals 65-0 Friday.
We’re still two Friday nights from the end of regular-season play mind you. But all signs point to Ozark and Nixa meeting for a second time this season in the Class 5 District 6 semifinal round.