Knowing the scouting report on Republic screams of a lack of a defensive presence in the paint, Ozark post man Blaine Cline was in an optimistic frame of mind Tuesday.
It actually took Alivi Loveland a good while to finally break into a smile as she and her Sparta teammates walked off the court at the beginning of halftime Tuesday.
It would have made a great story for Ozark to bounce back all the way from an 0-5 start to its season and win a share of the COC championship.
Jaret Nelson might have to put on a baseball shirt to remind some of his Nixa classmates that he considers himself first and foremost a baseball player.
After a whirlwind of a season in which Clever twice endured quarantines and had its share of weather-related cancelations, the Jays opted not to cram a week’s worth of games into this past weekend.
With Spokane trying to keep alive its hopes of sharing the SWCL championship, senior guards Sam Shuman and Grant Stewart were scoreless at halftime versus Billings on Friday.
REPUBLIC — Nixa nailed 90 percent of its free-throw attempts Thursday, but the Lady Eagles essentially lost at the free-throw line.
If anyone was ever looking for a cure for basketball burnout, the tribulations encompassing this hoops season have offered the remedy.
The pride Ozark’s Anna Hitt and Moriah Putt share in teammate Riley Boggs was evident after her 15-point night in the Lady Tigers’ triumph versus Carl Junction last week.
Ozark’s David Brewer doubts he would have reached the 400-win milestone in his coaching career if he had not made the switch from coaching boys to coaching girls
Upon learning he tied Nixa’s single-game school record with eight 3-pointers Friday, Kaleb Wofford couldn’t help but poke fun at teammate Jason Jones.
On a night in which Ozark featured multiple players in the scoring column, the significance of multi-sport athletes the likes of seniors Owen Brockman and Cannon Cox emerged as they received extended minutes.
Ozark center Moriah Putt was surprised to learn that Lady Tigers coach David Brewer was surprised to see Carl Junction in a box-and-one defense Thursday.
Nixa’s Rhianna Gibbons is optimistic the Lady Eagles’ play down the stretch will reflect their emphasis in the weight room.