Clay Engel can't help but think of his future while taking part in Monday Night Minis at U.S. Baseball Park this summer.
Zack Owens thought he had life all planned out as early as his glory days playing soccer for Ozark in the early 2000s. While suiting up for the Tigers, the 2002 grad dreamed of the day he would be their coach.
Do the math and the Missouri State High Schools Activities Association's announcement last week to add a class to multiple sports won't affect Ozark and Nixa.
This is part of a series of Q's and A's articles with local athletic directors taking a look back at the past school year and a look ahead to the upcoming school year. Today, we visit with Ozark AD Yancey Little:
Nixa's boys assumed their traditional perch atop the Central Ozark Conference All-Sports standings for the 2019-20 school year, while Ozark's girls were knocked off by Webb City.
Alonzo Riwa will be looking to fill the same role at Baptist Bible College that he flourished in for Ozark. Defense could be his ticket toward making an immediate impact for the Patriots.
Ozark and Nixa fans will have to wait until Week Six for The Backyard Brawl on Oct. 2, per the release of football schedules for the 2020 season by the Missouri State High Schools Activities Association.
Kyle Johnson wouldn't have had a difficult decision to leave Spokane one year into his tenure there. But after four years leading the Owls, resigning as their boys basketball coach and athletic director came only after debating the pros and cons of such a career move.
Gage Weatherfield and Cole Fleischman have to rank among the most anonymous NCAA D-II signees Nixa's baseball program has ever produced.
Ozark and Nixa athletes were back in their weight rooms and gyms and on their tracks beginning Monday to start their summer strength, conditioning speed and agility workout programs.
Rich Rehagen's coaching career started at Springfield Catholic, and it will continue along the Irish sideline beginning this year.