Ozark’s Kyle Flavin proved he can shoot the three last season. But he has more proving to do in regard to handling the attention from the opposition that comes with being a sharpshooter.
Emily Edwards’ basketball career is in limbo and it appears certain she won't play for Nixa again, but her overall health appears stable after she was diagnosed with a genetic heart condition and underwent successful surgery.
The 19th Annual Nixa Shootouts this month have served as the unofficial tip-off to Kael Combs’ career with the Eagles. He recorded his first dunk as part of Nixa’s varsity in action this week.
Having made great strides defensively as a senior, Ozark’s Annie Scheer believes she can turn what was once a weakness into a strength now that she will be continuing her hoops career.
Considering Clever coach Justin Snider’s passion for calling pitches, there wasn’t much bigger of a compliment he could have given catcher Logan Peebles last year than to hand that duty to him.
Harper Little’s reputation as a defensive dynamo is such that she has been named to the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association’s Class 3 All-State Team, while being Clever’s third-leading scorer.
Nixa’s season ended the way it began and played out much too often, with the Eagles adding to their season-long frustrations by failing to hold onto a lead while sputtering in the clutch.
It didn’t surprise Ozark coach David Brewer who had the one and only fourth-quarter offensive rebound for Kickapoo that ultimately stymied the Lady Tigers’ upset bid Thursday.
Those who know Madi Braden best probably couldn’t imagine her ever telling a lie. She has the look of a Girl Scout, maybe even a Brownie, and fulfills an eager-to-please demeanor.
The task for Ozark in its Class 5 District 11 semifinal with Nixa tonight is the same the Eagles have faced all season, find some way, any way, to pull out a win in a close game.
Chadwick will meet Dora’s infamous Luna triplets in the teams’ Class 1 Sectional matchup at Mountain Grove on Tuesday. The Cardinals have no brothers on their roster, but feature play-alike combo guards Evan Smith and Trent Nalley.