Nixa’s Alicen Ashley broke into the 18-minute range for the third time this season en route to a 15th-place finish at the Class 4 State Cross Country Championships in Columbia on Saturday.
It’s been three and a half years since Alicen Ashley, her two younger brothers, Aaron and Andrew, and their mother, Emily, moved from Bolivar to Nixa for a new beginning in their lives.
Spokane’s Sam Shuman showed off the dramatic improvement he’s made over the past two years, while capturing first at the Class 2 District 6 Meet at Lamar on Saturday.
Chadwick’s Zach Loveland is gunning for a repeat trip to the Class 1 State Cross County Meet, after once questioning if he was healthy enough to run at all.
With an uneasy feeling in his stomach, Eros Sutaita turned to his father Tuesday and asked him if he would fix his lunch on Nixa’s next meet day on a weekday.
Sam Shuman enters the Nixa Invitational on Tuesday with a surge of confidence and momentum on his side stemming from a strong showing at the Missouri Southern State Stampede over the weekend.
Hayden Farris is returning to Chadwick’s cross country team from a double-whammy that ended his basketball season last year before it could ever tip off. He’s running for the Cardinals after being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes last summer and then suffering a torn ACL and meniscus in his ri…
With returning State qualifier Alicen Ashley among five returning letterwinners, Nixa girls cross country coach Lance Brumley is eager for the Lady Eagles to get a chance to establish themeless.
Alexis Barber, Brocklyn Barber and their Ozark 4 x 800 relay teammates practically experienced everything they hoped for at the Class 5 State Track Meet Saturday.
Elliot Rule got the attention of his cohorts in Nixa’s 4 x 400 relay leading up to the Class 5 State Track Meet by relating a nightmare he endured.