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In high school softball, the best players can often be found in the circle or behind the plate. Here are 14 of the area’s top returning pitchers and catchers. Players are listed alphabe...

Experience is on the side of the Mountain View/Birch Tree Liberty softball team as they return the full nine starters from last year’s varsity squad for the fall season. They are looking ...

Last season was not kind to the Seymour Lady Tigers. Finishing with a 6-11 record that saw a first round defeat in the district tournament to the eventual district champion Hartville Lady Ea...

One of the most improved teams in the area last season was Gainesville. The Bulldogs were 4-17 overall in 2012, then nearly flipped that record around last year by finishing 15-5. Gainesville...

Weaubleau finished above .500 last year with a 12-11 record, which included a 4-2 record and runner-up finish in the competitive Polk County League. The season was a success, according to head c...

Every high school coach has to deal with losing starters via graduation. It’s a part of the process that cycles out the older experienced stars, and makes way for new blood. But Cassvi...

After advancing to five Final Fours in an eight-year span, including three straight appearances from 2006-08, the past five seasons might be considered a drought for Marion C. Early, with no tr...

After going through a few years of growing pains, it looks like the Parkview Lady Vikings softball team is poised for a breakout season this fall. “We have had a few years in a row whe...

One year after a 12-7 season that ended with a first-round loss to Rolla in districts, the Central Lady Bulldogs softball team has reloaded and is excited for the upcoming season. The Lady B...

Coming off a pair of trips to the Class 2 state championship game, which included a state title in 2012, last year’s district semifinal loss was a disappointment for the Pleasant Hope Lady...
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Pictures: Southwest Volleyball Jamboree

Southwest hosted Cassville, Hurley and Purdy in a volleyball jamboree on Tuesday.

Pictures: Monett Volleyball Jamboree

Monett hosted Diamond, McDonald County and Seneca at its volleyball jamboree on Tuesday night.

Pictures: Mount Vernon Volleyball Jamboree

Mount Vernon hosted Clever, College Heights and Webb City in a volleyball jamboree on Tuesday.
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Mohawk Chronicles: COC Large football conference preview
In terms of talent, there is no conference better than the COC-Large; the Class of 2014 will have no less than a half dozen D-1 players alone. While the conference isn't as deep as some others, there will be no shortage of storylines in 2014, starting...
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14 for '14: Top storylines to watch
Here are 14 of the top storylines we'll be watching for the 2014 fall sports season. What are you looking forward to? 14 for '14: Breakout football players - CLICK HERE 14 for '14: Defensive players to watch - CLICK HERE 14 for '14:...
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Mohawk Chronicles: Mid-Lakes football conference preview
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 compete for state championships. But, the biggest question in MLC...
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14 for '14: Softball infielders and outfielders to watch
We covered the area's best softball pitchers and catchers yesterday. Who are the best of the best to watch in the field this fall? Here are 14 (or so) of the area's top returning infielders and outfielders. There are a lot of SS/3B/CF types on...
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  Elza Evans, Lebanon
  Kiante Hardin, Webb City
  Dallas Hester, Strafford
  Jordan Jack, Miller
  Jacob LaSalle, Marionville
  Forrest Merrill, Willard
  Alec Murphy, Nixa
  Connor Ratcliff, Parkview
  Driston Self, Osceola
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