Not even the most insightful Nixa fan could have predicted a year ago at this time the Eagles on the floor by the end of last season.
CARTHAGE — Just when things finally got going good for Nixa and actually just when things were also going good for Joplin, the teams’ semifinal clash at the Carthage Tournament on Friday became a standstill and a free-throw contest.
SPRINGFIELD — The only "I" in regard to Ozark that coach Mark Schweitzer hopes to hear from his Tigers is a reference to their impressive interchangeable identity.
Chadwick star guard Trent Nalley has learned to love playing for Cardinals coach Shawn Guerin as much as he enjoys working for his father, Tim.
Ozark center A.J. Elliott won a duel against his Park Hill South counterpart, 6-foot-9 Dylan Braugham. But Elliott lost a free-throw contest with Panthers hotshot Josh Prososki.
There was no last-second, game-winning shot for Zayne Gale and his Spokane teammates Thursday at the Marionville Tournament. Matter of fact, there were no field goals at all for the Owls in the fourth quarter.
Clever coach Luke Brosius was quick in the pre-season to pass along the confidence he has in his backcourt duo of point guard Jake Twigg and shooting guard Bryce Gelle.
Ozark coach Mark Schweitzer is confident one area of the Tigers' game that began as a strength last season, then became a glaring weakness, will return to a strength this season.
Nixa coach Jay Osborne points to the Eagles’ consistent winning ways leading to the program’s induction to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.