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The Cabool Bulldogs broke a 22-game losing streak with a 12-6 win over the Ash Grove Pirates. The celebration resembled a district championship, and was likely just as sweet. The Bulldogs&rs...
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Four of the conference’s seven teams were ranked at some point in 2013. The Mid-Lakes will again be top loaded in 2014, with Strafford, Skyline, and Marionville all in the conversation to ...
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We asked you the fans how conference races would play out around the Ozarks and below are the results. Three teams were predicted to repeat (Webb City, Bolivar, Strafford) while four conference...
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The Ash Grove Lady Pirates return with a Class 2, District 11 title, following a 22-8-3 season in 2013. But new head coach Stephanie Curbow faces the task of replacing six seniors. &ldqu...
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As the saying goes, offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. With the emergence of more spread offenses it takes an even more unique athlete on the defensive side of the ball. Our ...
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Football practice began on Monday, which kicks off just over two weeks of predictions and previews before things begin to get settled on the field. The O-Zone is putting together a lot of previe...
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Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2013-14 season, highlighting a different area school each day this summer. Check back each day for the latest in our A-Z of sports photos...
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Stacked Area teams overwhelmed the City squads to earn a sweep in the 37th Annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic at Baptist Bible College on Saturday night. The Area girls got a ga...
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The 37th annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic is set for June 14th at Baptist Bible College in North Springfield. Below are rosters for the summer showcase featuring players from Southwest ...
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Strafford senior Jacob Wade claimed two First Team selections as a pitcher and utility. OUTFIELD 1ST Team 2nd Team Honorable Mention...
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Pictures: Mizzou 38, South Dakota State 18


The Tigers won their opening game of the season in front of 60,000 people.

Pictures: Strafford XC Meet


Springfield Catholic swept the team titles while Tabitha Weber and Daylan Quinn clenched individual gold medals.

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Win or lose, 2014's the turning point for Bears' program
The freshness of a new season offers a chance for a fresh start, hope and the promise of a better future. And if you've been a Missouri State football fan or follower for any part of the past two and a half decades, you know no team necessitates...
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2014 Girls Tennis outlook
With the fall season rapidly approaching, who are the area high school tennis players that could find themselves in the state playoffs? Here's a look at some of the best around the area. Class 2 Contenders (Players) CeCe Givens, Branson,...
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Mohawk Chronicles: Week 1 Football Recap
Finally, all the talking, previewing and predictions by "experts" such as myself are over. The season is here and Week 1 had a ton to offer. Here is a recap of the week that was and a look at big games next week, as well as my weekly "Big Man on...
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Coach's Corner: Cross Country Introduction
This is the first experience for combining both Cross Country and other running information with what I hope will be interesting insights and features concerning athletes, training, competition, and "post" season racing. So let's begin at the...
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Who will be SW Missouri's best male XC runner in 2014?
  Blake Barth - Carl Junction
  Camden Barrett - West Plains
  Tristan Eaton - Sparta
  Nathan Hall - Kickapoo
  Jesse Herd - Branson
  Marcus Johnson - Nixa
  Luke Miller - Glendale
  Kaden Overstreet - Lamar
  Daylan Quinn - MV/BT-Liberty
  Caleb Stillings - Ava
 
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