From one wide receiver to another, Ozark’s Ethan Pritchard was impressed enough with the sincerity of Mid-America Nazarene coach Paul Hansen to sign with the Pioneers.
Kolyn Eli was waiting to be introduced during the Nixa wrestling team’s ‘Senior Night’ festivities last month when he received a text message from coaches introducing themselves to him.
The feel-good story for signing day at Nixa on Wednesday was the surprising emergence of Isaac Forbis, who missed out on all the excitement of the Eagles’ nine-win season last fall.
Nixa all-state linebacker Steven Ward is following his father’s footsteps by signing with Missouri State, but doesn’t plan to follow the same path.
FAYETTEVILLE — Because of COVID-19 issues within the Texas Christian University’s Horned Frogs football program, the Arkansas vs. TCU Mercari Bowl scheduled Thursday night at NRG Stadium in Houston has been cancelled, Texas Bowl executive director David Fletcher announced Tuesday in Houston.
There seemed no stoping a flurry of offers from colleges for Nixa’s Steven Ward until he put a halt to his recruiting trail once an offer from Missouri State arrived.
Nixa has received rare post-season recognition from COC coaches by leading all conference teams in players named All-COC First-Team while not winning the league championship.
After being convinced to give football a try his senior year at Nixa, Smith Wheeler is now hearing talk that maybe he should think about catching the pigskin at the college level.
As part of the Headliner News’ coverage of the 2020 Ozark football season, sports editor Pat Dailey engaged in a Q’s and A’s session with Tigers coach Chad Depee:
Nixa coach John Perry confirmed Friday what those around the Eagles’ program suspected since summer, that quarterback Reid Potts suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in July.
Nixa will go against an NCAA D-I prospect in Raymore-Peculiar quarterback Conrad Hawley in Friday’s Class 6 District 3 championship game ay Ray-Pec.