For Ozark linebacker Ethan Pritchard, the sun is shining, the skies are blue and birds are chirping. “I love this time of the year,” the Ozark linebacker said.The Tigers are fresh from rallying for a 14-13 victory over one rival, Branson, last week, and will face their biggest rival, Nixa, i…
Any opposing scouting report on Ozark’s goal-line defense should include some mention of making sure to get a block on Tigers linebacker Skout Lave.
Having not played football during his formative years, Owen Brockman’s knowledge of the game was limited as he entered high school. Even if he would have wanted to strap on shoulder pads in junior high, it would have been next to impossible for him to catch up considering his naivete regardi…
Ozark coach Chad Depee was asked about center Tim Albright during pre-season practices and with a proud smile succinctly replied, “He’s a good story.”
For as many varied roles as Thomas Rushing fills for Ozark, he knows better than to think he burns more calories than his older brother, Nick, did during a typical day in his Tigers soccer career.
As Nixa preps for its season-opening and home-opening matchup with Carthage tonight, the Eagles no doubt will have an eye out for Carthahge quarterback Patrick Carlton.
Ozark wideout Jake Skaggs Is optimistic he and the Tigers’ receiving corps will connect on more deep passes than they did a year ago. A 60-yard pass Skaggs caught from quarterback Chance Strickler at Nixa last year was their only completion of more than 50 yards last season.
Ozark wide receiver Owen Brockman, left, receives congrats from Thomas Rushing and Logan Baldwin after hauling in a 30-yard touchdown pass against Kickapoo in jamboree action at Kickapoo on Friday.
Sean Sample was relieved Nixa coach Rich Rehagen decided one overtime was enough Friday. The Eagles running back was just as content with Rehagen’s decision to have him run with the ball on what would be the game’s final play.