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Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. With one week in the books we saw a handful of teams play their way out of the top 10 while othe...
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Evangel opened the 2014 season with a 40-16 win Saturday at Arizona Christian. The game was the inaugural game for first-year program Arizona Christian. Sophomore running back Brock West rus...
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Kelsie Cleeton has always been athletic and has never shied away from competition, but last Friday the Hillcrest senior took it to a whole new level. Cleeton became the first girl in...
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As you drive down the highway, before the sign that says "Welcome to Greenfield", you will see a sign boasting of the high school's state football championship in the 1976-77 scho...
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The O-Zone team reflects on week 1 games around the Ozarks. Elza Evans blew up for Lebanon, Tony Grant dominated for Kickapoo, Jordan Jack stepped up in Miller's upset, Cassville is back, M...
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The first football Friday in the Ozarks featured a raucus set of games. From shut outs to conference matchups to upsets, there was something for every fan in each team's season opener. The h...
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Despite losing 24 seniors from their state quarterfinal team in 2013, the Kickapoo Chiefs stayed cool and collected in the sweltering Ozarks heat Friday night, prevailing over host and c...
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Summer temperatures forced the delay of the 2014 football season for Branson and Central in both schools’ head coaches’ debuts, but the real heat didn’t begin until the...
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Elza Evans opened the 2014 season in style, rushing for 314 yards and four touchdowns to help the Lebanon Yellowjackets post a 48-31 win on Friday at Rolla. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS Evans, a ...
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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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Pictures: Pictures: Hartville12, Morrisville 2


The Lady Eagles remain unbeaten by run-ruling Morrisville.

Pictures: Kickapoo 4, Nixa 0


The Chiefs win their season opener.

Pictures: Willard 2, Buffalo 1


Willard claimed the first win of the season in three sets over Buffalo on Tuesday.
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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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