Nixa’s deep and talented crop of defensive backs has become even deeper and more talented with the addition of Dylan Ayres.
Playing on his home turf for the first time since missing out on the Backyard Brawl, Tylr Bolin burst through Webb City’s defensive line Friday and appeared on his way to a touchdown run of 60-some yards.
WEBB CITY — Take it from Nixa safety Riley Childs, running up against Webb City tight end Gary Clinton is anything but child’s play.
Falling in line with Jacob Kronebusch’s unpredictable past, Ozark coach Chad Depee can’t predict where the Tigers sophomore will play in the future.
Austin McCracken thinks he couldn’t ask for better teammates, from the senior he shares the quarterback job with to the consistently elite running back they share the backfield with.
Amidst all the hype, fanfare and heated words that help make the Backyard Brawl what it is, there can even be a bit of compassion between the Ozark and Nixa camps.
New Nixa football coach John Perry is experiencing all the hoopla leading up to the Backyard Brawl for the first time. But he feels like he’s already very familiar with the rivalry.