It is often said that the first three minutes of the second half are the most important of a basketball game. Mountain Grove debunked that theory on Thursday night. After watching Marshfield jump out to an 11-6 early in the third quarter, extending their
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      The Lady Wildcats beat Clever Thursday night 47-39,
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      A torn ACL is enough to sideline most basketball players for the season, but it couldn’t keep Parkview’s Autry Acord from a record-setting night. The senior guard made 11 of 12 shots, including seven of eight 3-pointers, in a 46-point effort
      In a battle featuring two of the Ozark Conference's best guards, Camdenton's Bailey Rezabek and Parkview's Tyra Moore lived up to the hype. While Moore's 27 points bested Rezabek's 21, it was the Lady Lakers prevailing in a 67-59 road
      The Cassville Lady Wildcats defeated the Clever Lady Blue Jays, 47-39, on Thursday night.  The game was tightly contested throughout the first half but then Clever’s Madison Newman went down with an injury just before halftime.  Newman is
      The Lady Wildcats beat Clever Thursday night 47-39.
      Central star guard Jaslyn Williams lit up the scoreboard on Thursday night by providing a game-high 27 points for her Lady Bulldogs, but she needed almost every one of them to help fend off a hungry Glendale squad on the road. After enjoying as much as
      Reeds Springs hosted Branson & Bolivar in Thursday's wrestling triangular.
      The Lady Lakers top Parkview Thursday night.
      Seth Jackson scored 42 points, including a 25 of 30 effort at the free-throw line, to lift Truman State to an 85-81 victory over Drury in a Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division showdown Thursday night at the O'Reilly Family Event Cen
      Central Lady Bulldogs tops Glendale 60-54
      Annie Armstrong scored 18 points to lead four Lady Panthers in double-figures and No. 21 Drury pulled away late for a 74-60 Great Lakes Valley Conference victory Thursday night at the O'Reilly Family Event Center. Sanayika Shields a
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        Mike Counterman/Greg Porter, Fair Grove
        Dennis Faught, Ozark
        Ken Gaspar, Monett
        Ken Knierim, Republic
        J.R. Leiber, Osceola
        Nelson Morgan, Waynesville
        Bob Petersen, Lamar
        Russell Reavis, Crane
        Leslie Top, Mtn Grove
        Ramona Whayne, Hartville
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      Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent success are factors in determining the top 10. 1. (1) Walnut Grove (C1: 17-0) – Walnut Grove is on top for the second week in
      There are 10 area boys basketball teams ranked across the five classes in this week's statewide boys basketball coaches poll. Crane and Osceola continue to hold the top two spots in Class 2 followed by Gainesville (No. 4), Hartville (No. 5) and Winon
      There are 13 area girls basketball teams ranked across the five classes in this week's statewide girls basketball coaches poll. The big change comes in Class 2 where the two-time defending champion Crane Lady Pirates have been supplanted as the No. 1
      Wrestling season is quickly heading toward the postseason meets, so we are checking in on the area scene with our first ever pound-for-pound wrestling rankings. We ranked the wrestlers based on dominance this season with some consideration for past succes