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      Carl Junction swept Republic for the district title. The Lady Bulldogs will now face Willard on Saturday in the sectional round.
      Ozark swept Glendale to win its sixth-straight district title.
      Aurora won its first district volleyball title in nine years on Tuesday.
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      Rankings
      Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class.
      We are back down to 13 for our final regular season poll of 2014. Keep in mind; the rankings are based on dominance by class, strength of schedule, and how hot a team is.
      The second edition of the MHSVCA statewide volleyball rankings has eight schools ranked in the top 10 of their respective classes.
      Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class.
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      Rachel Snyder was named the Mark Twain Conference volleyball MVP for her efforts in her junior season. Her coach Charlie Warfield along with Hurley coach Brent Moody were named Co-Coach of the Year. See the full teams below.  
      Wednesday night he Ozark Lady Tigers showed why they are the third-ranked team in Class 4 by the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association.  They dismantled the host and third-seeded Glendale Lady Falcons in two sets, 25-13 and 25-12, en ro
      Ozark swept Glendale to win its sixth-straight district title.
      Lamar and league champ Carl Junction led the way in 2014 All-Big 8 football selections.
      The Big 8 Champion Carl Junction Lady Bulldogs led the way on the All-Big 8 Volleyball team with three first-team selections, seven total selections along with the Player and Coach of the Year. See the full teams below. 1st Team All-Conference
      Bolivar led the way on the COC Small All-Conference softball team with three first-team selections. See the full teams below. First Team *Amber Austin, SR, Buffalo *Hayley Bledsoe, JR, Rogersville *Morgan Cantrell, SR, Reeds Spring *Shelby Choat
      The Aurora Lady Houn's won its first district volleyball championship in nine years Tuesday night, as the top seed in Class 3 District 10 cruised to a 2-set win over second-seeded East Newton, 25-19 and 25-19. After East Newton defeated Seneca in t
      Aurora won its first district volleyball title in nine years on Tuesday.
      When head coach Angie Wise and her Clever volleyball players wake up today, they’ll realize last night wasn’t a dream. But it sure felt like one. Clever pulled off an improbable third-set comeback in the Class 2, District 11 finals, scor
      Fair Grove gave Strafford all that they could handle on Tuesday, but the Lady Indians were able to buckle down and secure an exciting match-win to claim the Class 2, District 10 title. Despite dropping the middle set, Strafford capitalized off strong s