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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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Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will break down the games to watch, players on the rise and trends to keep an eye on. This week, Chad Plein, Mike Scott, Jordan Burton and Chris Parker dis...
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Last year the West Plains Lady Zizzers volleyballers played in a difficult district with Jefferson City (20-11-2), Willard (20-11-2), Waynesville (23-7) and Rolla (23-10-1) all being 20-win team...
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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 infie...
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It's a new year, but the same story in the OC. Balance. It seems like over the last few years you could flip a coin as to who would take the top spot. Kickapoo ran through the league unblemi...
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Southwest Missouri has had a good record with distance runners over the last few years, and some of those key faces are back. Below you will find 14 cross country runners (seven boys and seve...
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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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Ozarks Sports Zone is rolling out a new feature this fall. Members of the O-Zone staff will preview each week's games, then recap the action each Friday night. This week, Chad Plein, Jorda...
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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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Pictures: Glendale 2, Ozark 1


Glendale scored a pair of goals in second half for a comeback win over Ozark on Thursday

Pictures: Fair Grove 2, Clever 1


Fair Grove protected their home court on Thursday be defeating Clever in three sets: 25-14, 19-25, and 25-18.

Pictures: Camdenton 20, Glendale 0


The Camdenton softball team beat Glendale by a score of 20-0 on Thursday.
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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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