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The Nixa Lady Eagles shut out the visiting Parkview Lady Vikings, winning by the mercy rule twenty minutes into the second ha...
Many of the best basketball players in Southwest Missouri were on display Saturday night at the 35th Lions All-Star Classic.T...
The area's wrestlers punched their tickets to next weekend's State Tournament in Columbia on Saturday.See the results...
Wichita State head basketball coach George Marshall often told his Shockers to ‘play angry’ during their Final Fo...
State runner-up Ozark led the way for the All-Central Ozark Large softball team with three first-team selections. Webb City h...
The All-Southwest Region Teams have been released for all Classes. Find all four classes here. Click the athletes name for ph...
Medals are being handed out at the state wrestling tournament. See below to find out who from the area has secured a medal.Pi...
The Nixa Eagles put together another stellar offensive game, and added some flawless defense to go with it.Nixa scored the fi...
As the season draws to a close we reflect on the best of the high school football season. A half dozen or so area teams remai...
It was another wet and chilly night around the Ozarks as once again the high school football field was cut in half. Congrats ...
The Glendale Falcons defeated the Webb City Cardinals by a single point, 231-230, at the 2013 SWMO Swim and Dive Championship...
The shot did everything but go in.With Nixa trailing by one in the final seconds, junior guard Toshua Leavitt drove and pulle...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
The Nixa Eagles went 22-6 last season, but after graduating half of their varsity roster last spring will look to a younger g...
The one-loss Nixa Eagles picked up their 12th win of the season after roughing up the Willard Tigers 9-0 in a COC-Large match...
Alec Palen claimed back-to-back titles at the Ozark Invitational, as the Rogersville senior shot a 71 to win individual honor...
Webb City's Mikaela Burgess took the Most Valuble Player honors for the COC Large girls this year. She was joined on the ...
Nixa went 1-1 in its home triangular on Friday with a win over rival Ozark after a loss to district opponent Jefferson City.T...
Muddy conditions plagued the Ozarks once again while many teams found refuge on the turf of other schools. The Show-Me State ...
Ozark was the only school with multiple first-team selections to the COC-Large All-Conference volleyball team. The Lady Tiger...
Prior to the season we asked you the fans, "who will be this seasons's MVP?" Nearly 2,000 votes were cast and N...
Last week we asked who is the "best boy-girl basketball duo" in the area. With over 10,000 votes cast, you the fans...
Missouri State played host to 29 high school bands from all over Missouri and surrounding states Saturday in the Ozarko Invit...
The top of the rankings remained steady this week as Ozark, Kickapoo and Fair Grove held onto their spots in the top three. R...
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association has released its fourth statewide basketball rankings.The Nixa boys are on top of...
Like brother, like sister.After older brother Clayton placed first in a sectional tournament at Marshfield Country Club last ...
Nixa utilized the talents of Shalynn Thomas, Paige Townsend and youngster Katelynn Pittser on Monday night to turn away the t...
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its 2013-14 boys and girls all-state basketball teams Wednesday.CLASS 5 ...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The top four teams remain the same this week as Republic, Walnut Grove, Crane and West Plains continue to roll.1. Republic, 1...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the...
With 10 seconds left in regulation, it was fitting that standout junior Toshua Leavitt got the last shot for the Nixa Lady Ea...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll sees Repbulic continue its reign as the Class 4 No. 1 team. Hillcrest slips f...
The fourth quarter on Wednesday night proved to be one of the most resilient periods that the Parkview Lady Vikings put toget...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. Factors include overall...
It was a hot and muggy night around the Ozarks as the next crop of prep stars took the field in hopes of leading their team t...
There was a lot of movement in this week's final regulars season soccer power rankings with no team remaining in the same...
The Missouri Football Coaches Association has released its All-State teams. Click the link for the corrseponding class below ...
After a ho-hum first half, the Nixa Lady Eagles and Springfield Catholic Lady Irish made it an exciting finish, with the home...
The past decade-plus has been good to Ozarks basketball teams. More than a dozen area programs have brought home state champi...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa returns to the top spot in Class 5 after a one-week hiatus. ...
Nixa hosted Willard and Reeds Spring in a wrestling triangular match on Tuesday night.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSReeds Spring would...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa coach Jay Osborne knew his team faced a serious mismatch aga...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRogersville’s Alec Palen says he thrives under conditions l...
Hugh Keeton, Jordan Burton, Kai Raymer and Mike Scott break down the big games coming up Friday night around the Ozarks.Full ...
The Nixa Eagles went 22-6 last season, but after graduating half of their varsity roster last spring will look to a younger g...
FULL WEEK 4 SCOREBOARDBEST PHOTOS OF WEEK 4TOP FAN PHOTOS OF WEEK 4Game of the NightAnother one bites the dust in the Ozark C...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMSHSAA has released its week three district standings. Here you w...
Chad, Jordan, Hugh and Mike break down week 3 games around the Ozarks, including Mtn Grove at Ava, West Plains at Glendale, K...
The White Division is the most intriguing bracket of any holiday tournament in the area, boys or girls. Like the Pink side, t...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
When his curveball is getting over, Nixa’s Jacob Ruder can be awfully tough to hit. And in Tuesday’s non-conferen...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place vote...
.Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWith their neighboring town locations and high-end "keeping...
When the 28 finalists of the COC-Large Tournament lined up on either side of the mat it, it looked like Neosho vs. The World....
Catch the replay of the O-Zone Show from last Friday in five parts below.Part 1Video Platform Video Management Video Solution...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe top four teams remained the same in this week's girls bas...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. Week 4 saw no new additions ...
Nixa’s Jacob Ruder showed why Kansas State University wants his services after graduation in the sectional game against...
Heather and Lexi Harman helped lead the Walnut Grove Lady Tigers to a state championship. Not surprisingly, they've been ...
The basketball season is winding down, so now it is time to take a look back. This week we are asking, who was the 2013-14 gi...
The Branson girls rode a 1-2 finish from sisters Torri and Adeline Holder on Tuesday to claim the COC Large Cross Country tea...
The inaugural "1 Awards", a joint venture by Ozarks Sports Zone and the Springfield Sports Commission as a celebrat...
Last weekend the Sugar Bears held their annual dance competition that allows area dance teams to qualify for State. This week...
MSHSAA has released its Week 2 district standings. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools from Sout...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's O-Zone poll question hits the relm of the musical world. We're asking which school has ...
For the past four months we’ve watched local boys basketball teams evolve, grow and for Eminence and Republic, become s...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The seventh edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boy...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Nixa Lady Eagles used a strong defensive second half to beat ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - It was a wet and wild Friday night of high scho...
On his first carry of the night, Nixa’s standout senior running back Alec Murphy got loose for 27 yards. On his second ...
We've asked who is the best boys player and who is the best girls player, but now we want to know "who is the best b...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll still has Crane sitting at No. 1 in Class 2 and SW Missouri dominating the cl...
As the new year begins and wrestling really heats up we turn our attention to the mats. The Ozarks features several state cha...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
11 years ago, Sugar Bear coach Susan Brown, was asked by several local high school dance coaches to start a regional competit...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerEven if she misses her first couple of shots, Jeana Raper still g...
The rosters for the Grin Iron Classic All-Star football game have been released. The game will be played at 7:30 p.m. on Frid...
This week's statewide football rankings are out.In Class 5, Camdenton and Ozark hold steady at Nos. 5 and 7 with Nixa ent...
Standing at six-foot-six, Nixa's Jacob Ruder looks quite imposing on the mound.With his mid-80s fastball, sharp off-speed...
She’s a 5-foot-4 (give or take an inch depending on cleats) scoring machine that fueled the area’s most dominant ...
As the new year begins and wrestling really heats up we turn our attention to the mats. The Ozarks features several state cha...
The top four remained the same in this week's power rankings, but changes were abundant behind those top teams. No team N...
A rivalry game in postseason play can inspire. And it was the visiting, but higher seeded, Nixa Eagles who came out inspired ...
SW Missouri has dominated the Class 2 girls statewide coaches poll all season, but it reached new heights in this week's ...
Next week's O-Zone Poll Question is one of tremendous pride. We're giving every school in the Ozarks a chance to hold...
The top-seed Nixa Lady Eagles (7-3) got revenge over fourth-seed Crane (10-1) 50-45 in the Pink and White Lady Classic semifi...
Coming on the road against a conference opponent is a challenging task. The Willard Lady Tigers volleyball team had to travel...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the...
Track is heading quickly towards its postseason, so this week we are asking who is the best track athlete in the area?CLICK H...
Generously listed at 5-foot-11, Jordan Epps isn’t the most physically imposing player you’ll see this summer at t...
The Monett Cross Country meet was more about survival than personal records on Tuesday with the hilly course mixed with the h...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Nixa’s Payton DeHart is a soccer player who always strives to have a good time.Known as the ‘team jokester’...
The Glendale Falcons were able to hold off the Nixa Eagles on Tuesday, winning by the score of 1-0. The lone goal in the game...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
The OzarksSportsZone team asked who is the Ozarks' top boys soccer player in 2012. You voted, the results are in, and the...
The Missouri soccer coaches have released their 2014 all-state teams. See the area's honorees below and click the links f...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
Nixa placed five players on the All-Central Ozark Large First-Team Soccer Team. Carthage had the second most first-team selec...
Willard wrestling continued its strong start to the season with a statement win at the 46th Annual Kinloch Classic Holiday To...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the first time ever, Nixa’s soccer program advanced on ...
Game of the NightWith all due respect to Webb City’s monumental loss, Harrison at Ozark was all the buzz. This see-saw ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAustin Ruder was born to shoot the basketball.You don’t hav...
It came to no surprise the returning state champion Lady Falcons would continue their domination in the water yet again Satur...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMSHSAA has released its week three district standings. Here you w...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOnly minor changes dotted the Week 10 MBCA boys rankings.The comp...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe biggest changes in this week Missouri Basketball Coaches Asso...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Nixa Lady Eagles defeated the Willard Lady Tigers 6-1 in a CO...
The Nixa Eagles have enjoyed one of the most successful runs in its rich tradition under 21st year head coach Jay Osborne. Ni...
We've reached the midway point of the high school girls soccer season in Missouri and are starting to see who the top pla...
The media has released its first statewide football poll.Webb City and Lamar start the season at No. 1 in their respective cl...
Nixa dominated the COC Large boys tennis tournament Wednesday afternoon by sweeping all six singles flights, as well as two o...
The top-seed Nixa Lady Eagles (7-3) got revenge over fourth-seed Crane (10-1) 50-45 in the Pink and White Lady Classic semifi...
The Walnut Grove girls continue to hold down the top spot in the MBCA Rankings Class 1 this week. Republic is still at No. 2 ...
We are nearing the midpoint of the girls soccer season and several teams have emerged as contenders. This week we focus on th...
The final regular season statewide coaches baseball rankings have been released.Catholic continues to be the only SW Missouri...
After a ho-hum first half, the Nixa Lady Eagles and Springfield Catholic Lady Irish made it an exciting finish, with the home...
The Cross Country season got into full swing on Saturday with the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association meet in Springf...
The Parkview boys won the Class 4, District 6 boys team title by just one point over West Plains on Saturday.Much of that win...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
The MBCA/MOsports.com Basketball poll is selected by a panel of coaches representing each of the 8 MBCA districts and each of...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Nixa’s quick 8-0 lead against Miller Career Academy was too good to be true.The Lady Eagles scored the first eight poin...
With highly recruited running back Alec Murphy the Nixa Eagles look take another step after winning 9 games in 2013.HEAD COAC...
The Nixa Lady Eagles, playing at state for the first time in program history, landed a conference-best eight players on the 2...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. Factors include overall...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. We roll out the preseason ra...
With the high school basketball season starting this week we're asking "who will be this season's boys basketbal...
This week's statewide football rankings are outClass 5 has Kickapoo up two spots to No. 7. Nixa slides in at No. 8 and Ca...
As summer winds down and fall approaches, Nixa High School softball coach Matt Walker is excited to get his team on the field...
A cold and soggy night in the Ozarks saw as many turnovers as touchdowns and a whopping nine shutouts. Below is a recap of th...
We are just over two months away from the 2nd Annual “1 Awards” banquet on July 29 at the Ramada Oasis Convention...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week bas...
The Missouri Soccer Coaches have released their All-Region teams.In the Class 3 SW Region, Glendale's Kasey Opfer and Nix...
The Southwest All-Stars have become something like a dynasty in the Missouri Challenge, winning two of the four championships...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.TOP 50 ...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Wrestling is in full swing despite the weather. This week we are asking Pound-for-pound, who is the SW Missouri's best wr...
Webb City finished as the Class 4 runner-up and undefeated conference champion this year. As a result, the Cardinals led the ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by...
The Missouri Soccer Coaches have released their All-Region teams.In the Class 3 SW Region, Glendale's Kasey Opfer and Nix...
The Southwest All-Stars have become something like a dynasty in the Missouri Challenge, winning two of the four championships...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. Factors include overall...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter nearly four months the high school basketball season has re...
The Ozark Lady Tigers defeated the Nixa Lady Eagles 9-4 on Thursday night. Ozark retired the jersey number of former Lady Tig...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - And the list is cut to 11... 11 undefeated Sout...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. Week 4 saw no new additions ...
Last week we called for players to submit their best dunks from the season (practice or games) and the respones was great. Wa...
Several teams in the Ozarks played their first conference games of the seasons. All the liveliness from the area's league...
This week's O-Zone Poll Question takes us into the trenches. Much like our earlier defensive player poll this a group tha...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerConsistency rules the day once again in this week's MBCA Girl...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
The Foster Natatorium was bursting at the seams Saturday, with swimmers from all over the state attending the 35th Annual Spr...
The 2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions bracket was released today. This year's field includes six teams that have been...
Trevyor Fisher’s inaugural run at Republic has been a good one.Back in December Republic won the Gold Division of the 6...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerDespite having a losing a record, the surprising sixth-seed Brans...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa's shocking loss to Branson last week dropped Nixa from N...
We asked you the fans how conference races would play out around the Ozarks and below are the results. Three teams were predi...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll has Republic still sitting at No. 1 in Class 4. The Tigers are the only SW Mi...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
McKenzie Wright has gone from being the hunter to the hunted in just 10 short months.And she doesn’t mind one bit.The C...
Waynesville took Nixa’s best punch, and delivered the knockout blow right back.After Nixa took its first lead of the ga...
The media has released its final regular season football rankings.In Class 5, Kickapoo and Nixa each moved up one spot in the...
We kick off our 14 for ’14 series with 14 SW Missouri swimmers to watch.The athletes are listed in alphabetical order.1...
Two of the biggest marching band competitions in Missouri were held over the last two weekends with the Valhalla Marching Fes...
Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2012-13 season, highlighting a different area school each day this su...
MBCA/MOsports Ranking Staff2012-2013 MBCA/MOsports Pre-SeasonGirls Basketball PollThe MBCA/MOsports Basketball poll is select...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClass 5 No. 2 Nixa did not lead for a single second of the first ...
The media has released its seventh statewide football poll.Kickapoo is up one spot to No. 6 in Class 5, while Nixa and Camden...
It was another exciting week of football in the Ozarks on Friday. Catch results of all of the action below.PICTURES: 100 BEST...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe two-time defending champion Nixa Eagles were a heavy favorite...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Last week's O-Zone poll question asked "who is the area's best pound-for-pound wrestler?" The results are i...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class. This w...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS 6Rank, team...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. Factors include overall...
The Cross Country season got into full swing on Saturday with the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association meet in Springf...
Last week we called for players to submit their best dunks from the season (practice or games) and the respones was great. Wa...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa let one slip by early against Jefferson City. Instead of dro...
We take a look at all the action from week 3 of high school football in the Ozarks.FULL WEEK 3 SCOREBOARDBEST OF WEEK 3 PHOTO...
The Ozark High School softball program has accomplished plenty over the years. But power-wise, the Tigers had never hit quite...
Several teams in the Ozarks played their first conference games of the seasons. All the liveliness from the area's league...
The basketball season is winding down, so now it is time to take a look back. This week we are asking, who was the 2013-14 gi...
Hugh, Jordan, Mike and Chris break down a full slate of action around the Ozarks Friday night. Topics include Lebanon and Cam...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Montverde will take on Paul VI for the championship of the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions title on Saturday at 8:30. See vi...
MSHSAA has released its week 1 district standings. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools from Sout...
He may be from Joplin, but Hickory Hills Country Club might as well be Nick Yuhas’ home course. The senior, who drives ...
Not all volleyball players were created equally.Meet Aubrey Cheffey.The 6-foot-2 junior was unstoppable on Saturday, garnerin...
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 w...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
The fourth edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The schools ...
Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2013-14 season, highlighting a different area school each day this su...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.For the...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Willard led the way on the COC Large First-Team baseball team with four selections. Justin Atchison was honored as the Pitche...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll resembles much of the same as last week.Crane still reigns atop the Class 2 r...
Chad, Jordan, Hugh and Mike break down week 3 games around the Ozarks, including Mtn Grove at Ava, West Plains at Glendale, K...
The Waynesville boys continue to climb the Class 5 rankings as the Tigers sit up one spot at No. 3 this week. They are the on...
The fourth statewide baseball coaches rankings have been released.There are 14 area teams ranked this week led by six in Clas...
The final regular season statewide coaches baseball rankings have been released.Catholic continues to be the only SW Missouri...
This week was asked you the fans, "who will be this season's girls basketball MVP?" With over 3,500 votes you w...
It was senior night for many teams around the state of Missouri and the regular season finale for all. A lot of crazy things ...
The Republic Tigers (3-6) came into the regular season finale looking for another win before districts, only to be stalled by...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's Ozarks Sports Zone poll question focuse on the area's best on the volleyball court. We&...
The MBCA/MOsports.com Basketball poll is selected by a panel of coaches representing each of the 8 MBCA districts and each of...
Missouri football rankingsCLICK HERE FOR THE BEST PHOTOS OF THE 2012 FOOTBALL SEASONStatewide high school football rankings, ...
Each week we will rank the top 13 teams in the area based on dominance by class, not strictly head-to-head results. You can f...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll has Crane still sitting at No. 1 in Class 2. The area is well represented in ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter nearly four months the high school basketball season has re...
The girls Large School COC golf championship was held on a dreary Monday in September at Horton Smith Golf Course. Carthage w...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
A local duo of coaches is looking into the possibility of starting high school boys volleyball in the area. Becky Justis, the...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
It wasn't pretty, but the Nixa Eagles advanced to play for its fourth straight Blue and Gold title with a 50-45 overtime ...
It’s that time again. Most teams have, or are preparing, to kick off the 2014 campaign. The Ozarks boasts a state champ...
Everybody has one good sport or a couple, but we wanted to know "Which area school had the best sports year?" Ozark...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerBillings and Nixa continue to sit atop their respective classes i...
There's nothing like Friday nights in the fall, and the student cheering section is a big reason for that. Last week we s...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
This week we are asking, who is the area's best catcher? We have narrowed the list to 10. Cast your vote in the poll belo...
Nixa got 20 points and 10 rebounds from 6-foot-7 junior Jacob Ruder and held off a late rally by Kickapoo and a third-quarter...
The MHSBCA have released their 2014 all-state teams. See the area's honorees below and click the links for the full teams...
Tuesday night, Ozarks Sports Zone and the Springfield Sports Commission teamed up to bring the inaugural "1 Awards"...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
With the high school basketball season officially coming to an end this weekend we reflect on the top moments and players. Th...
It was another exciting week of football in the Ozarks on Friday. Catch results of all of the action below.PICTURES: 100 BEST...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Red and Blue Classic continued on Friday night as the Rolla B...
From Jim Middleton to Jennifer Perryman the Nixa Lady Eagles didn’t skip a beat this season as they captured their seco...
For the Nixa High School baseball team, part one of their season has been a success.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSBefore the year bega...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
There weren't many changes for the SW Missouri schools in this week's statewide football rankings.Only Thayer and Osc...
Southwest Missouri graduated a lot of talent from last year's senior distance running class with all of the top four fast...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerHistory repeated itself Wednesday night, as the Nixa Lady Eagles ...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Osceola junior Driston Self was voted as the area's most valubale player in our O-Zone poll question. Self received 24% o...
We are just over two months away from the 2nd Annual “1 Awards” banquet on July 29 at the Ramada Oasis Convention...
It wasn’t the hardest hit ball of the night, but it didn’t have to be.Kyle Robillard’s bloop single to shal...
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I attempted to do a new-district-alignment/season outlook blog for softball and soccer a few weeks ago, then quickly realized...
I attempted to do a new-district-alignment/season outlook blog for softball and soccer a few weeks ago, then quickly realized...
Finally, all the talking, previewing and predictions by “experts” such as myself are over. The season is here and...
Finally, all the talking, previewing and predictions by “experts” such as myself are over. The season is here and...
This is the first experience for combining both Cross Country and other running information with what I hope will be interest...
This is the first experience for combining both Cross Country and other running information with what I hope will be interest...
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...
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...
Here are 14 of the top storylines we’ll be watching for the 2014 fall sports season.What are you looking forward to?14 ...
Here are 14 of the top storylines we’ll be watching for the 2014 fall sports season.What are you looking forward to?14 ...
We covered the area's best softball pitchers and catchers yesterday. Who are the best of the best to watch in the field t...
We covered the area's best softball pitchers and catchers yesterday. Who are the best of the best to watch in the field t...
Southwest Missouri has had a good record with distance runners over the last few years, and some of those key faces are back....
Southwest Missouri has had a good record with distance runners over the last few years, and some of those key faces are back....
Each year players around the Ozarks step it up and take their game to the next level. Who will be some of those guys in 2014?...
Each year players around the Ozarks step it up and take their game to the next level. Who will be some of those guys in 2014?...
Last year it was the Year of the Quarterback in the Ozarks. While names like Peavey, Acklin, Armstrong, and Cooper are off to...
Last year it was the Year of the Quarterback in the Ozarks. While names like Peavey, Acklin, Armstrong, and Cooper are off to...
There is nothing more exciting than seeing a playmaker get the ball in open field. Many of last year’s top producers ar...
There is nothing more exciting than seeing a playmaker get the ball in open field. Many of last year’s top producers ar...
Who’ll be responsible for trying to stop the Ozarks’ top-level goal scorers this fall? Here are 14 of the best go...
Who’ll be responsible for trying to stop the Ozarks’ top-level goal scorers this fall? Here are 14 of the best go...
The Ozarks will have a great batch of goal-scorers on the pitch this fall. Here are 14 of the best.For the sake of being fair...
The Ozarks will have a great batch of goal-scorers on the pitch this fall. Here are 14 of the best.For the sake of being fair...
We continue our 14 for '14 with the area's top volleyball setters and defensive players to watch. Check back each wee...
We continue our 14 for '14 with the area's top volleyball setters and defensive players to watch. Check back each wee...
We continue our 14 for '14 series with the area's volleyball hitters you need to know. Check back each weekday leadin...
We continue our 14 for '14 series with the area's volleyball hitters you need to know. Check back each weekday leadin...
We’re graduating a great crop of senior soccer players this spring. Anywhere from 15-25 will not only contend for all-s...
We’re graduating a great crop of senior soccer players this spring. Anywhere from 15-25 will not only contend for all-s...
Rain in the area this week has put a new twist on upcoming district baseball.Will teams be rested, rotations sets and lineups...
Rain in the area this week has put a new twist on upcoming district baseball.Will teams be rested, rotations sets and lineups...
For me, the high school soccer season started with a frigid Rolla-Republic matchup in late March. I’m pretty sure I was...
For me, the high school soccer season started with a frigid Rolla-Republic matchup in late March. I’m pretty sure I was...
In honor of giving spring its fair due, we take time out like we did in basketball season to highlight the spring’s mos...
In honor of giving spring its fair due, we take time out like we did in basketball season to highlight the spring’s mos...
Who do you have going all the way in your bracket? Your 2014-15 high school district basketball bracket, that is.Last weekend...
Who do you have going all the way in your bracket? Your 2014-15 high school district basketball bracket, that is.Last weekend...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
Two weeks into the season, it’s time for our first all-encompassing look at local high school girls’ soccer and w...
Two weeks into the season, it’s time for our first all-encompassing look at local high school girls’ soccer and w...
As soon as basketball season is over, it is hard not to look ahead at what next year will bring. Below are my WAY too early p...
As soon as basketball season is over, it is hard not to look ahead at what next year will bring. Below are my WAY too early p...
It’s a good time to be a local high school pitcher.Not even one week into the regular season, we have seen some stagger...
It’s a good time to be a local high school pitcher.Not even one week into the regular season, we have seen some stagger...
The high school basketball season is about over, but local alumni are still dancing in March.Nixa Basketball made proudIf you...
The high school basketball season is about over, but local alumni are still dancing in March.Nixa Basketball made proudIf you...
It’s March, which means it is time for madness. Last week we saw small-schools wrap up district play and there was no s...
It’s March, which means it is time for madness. Last week we saw small-schools wrap up district play and there was no s...
I felt pretty comfortable predicting the district tournaments for small-school girls’ basketball last week. Most tourna...
I felt pretty comfortable predicting the district tournaments for small-school girls’ basketball last week. Most tourna...
State wrestling kicks off Thursday in Columbia at Mizzou Arena.Before we get into looking at our area wrestlers in attendance...
State wrestling kicks off Thursday in Columbia at Mizzou Arena.Before we get into looking at our area wrestlers in attendance...
It may not be March, but the madness is already starting. Last week we saw some of the biggest upsets, surprises, and single-...
It may not be March, but the madness is already starting. Last week we saw some of the biggest upsets, surprises, and single-...
With all the snow and inclement weather we’ve had this year, it doesn’t seem possible that we are just a week awa...
With all the snow and inclement weather we’ve had this year, it doesn’t seem possible that we are just a week awa...
Signing day is a chance for local high school stars to officially extend their athletics career.Some will go on to college an...
Signing day is a chance for local high school stars to officially extend their athletics career.Some will go on to college an...
We weighed in on the boys’ conference races a few days ago, let’s check in on how the girls are shaping up.Ozark ...
We weighed in on the boys’ conference races a few days ago, let’s check in on how the girls are shaping up.Ozark ...
He’s not big enough.He’s not athletic enough.He won’t be able to get his shot off.Who’s he going to g...
He’s not big enough.He’s not athletic enough.He won’t be able to get his shot off.Who’s he going to g...
The races for boys conference basketball titles will heat up over the next few weeks. See who the favorites are and the names...
The races for boys conference basketball titles will heat up over the next few weeks. See who the favorites are and the names...
Crane is the new basketball mecca.Madison Square Garden may be America’s basketball Mecca, but Crane is giving the gard...
Crane is the new basketball mecca.Madison Square Garden may be America’s basketball Mecca, but Crane is giving the gard...
We should call it “Redemption Monday”. The last three days have been nothing short of spectacular in the area bas...
We should call it “Redemption Monday”. The last three days have been nothing short of spectacular in the area bas...
What can you expect out of the Pink Division of the Pink and White Lady Classic? Find out below.COMPLETE PINK BRACKET - CLICK...
What can you expect out of the Pink Division of the Pink and White Lady Classic? Find out below.COMPLETE PINK BRACKET - CLICK...
The Blue and Gold Tournament gets going here on Thursday. Here is a complete breakdown of the Gold BracketBLUE BRACKET BREAKD...
The Blue and Gold Tournament gets going here on Thursday. Here is a complete breakdown of the Gold BracketBLUE BRACKET BREAKD...
I really don’t like Mother Nature much after these last two weeks.Apparently she doesn’t like basketball very muc...
I really don’t like Mother Nature much after these last two weeks.Apparently she doesn’t like basketball very muc...
It may be cold outside, but the action on the mats is heating up. After snow cancelled much of last week’s prep slate, ...
It may be cold outside, but the action on the mats is heating up. After snow cancelled much of last week’s prep slate, ...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
All Fall I’ve had a chance to see some of the best players in the area. In light of that, I decided to make the inaugur...
All Fall I’ve had a chance to see some of the best players in the area. In light of that, I decided to make the inaugur...
District football championships will be decided Monday night. We switched up the format of the Mowhawk Chronicles this week. ...
District football championships will be decided Monday night. We switched up the format of the Mowhawk Chronicles this week. ...
This week we are looking at the area football districts and what they offer. Today we start with Class 5CLASS 4 DISTRICT FOOT...
This week we are looking at the area football districts and what they offer. Today we start with Class 5CLASS 4 DISTRICT FOOT...
It’s that time again.We are in the final week of the regular season, and districts seeds have already been decided.This...
It’s that time again.We are in the final week of the regular season, and districts seeds have already been decided.This...
Big Man on CampusJacob LaSalle, Quarterback – Marionville: The sophomore signal-caller continues to turn heads in his f...
Big Man on CampusJacob LaSalle, Quarterback – Marionville: The sophomore signal-caller continues to turn heads in his f...
Big Man on CampusJaelon Acklin, Quarterback – MV-BT/Liberty: It was just another day at the office for Mr. Acklin. Jael...
Big Man on CampusJaelon Acklin, Quarterback – MV-BT/Liberty: It was just another day at the office for Mr. Acklin. Jael...
Softball goes in a blur.It’s usually the first to start its fall season, there’s a ton of games jam-packed into S...
Softball goes in a blur.It’s usually the first to start its fall season, there’s a ton of games jam-packed into S...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
No matter how much you scout, evaluate and study in the preseason, there will always be a few teams that emerge from off the ...
No matter how much you scout, evaluate and study in the preseason, there will always be a few teams that emerge from off the ...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
With high school football’s regular season only nine weeks, and playoffs beginning in Week 10, this Friday (Week 3) is ...
With high school football’s regular season only nine weeks, and playoffs beginning in Week 10, this Friday (Week 3) is ...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the COC Large this season.Central Ozark C...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the COC Large this season.Central Ozark C...
Volleyball Jamborees are Monday and real games start late next week. Here is what you need to know about the Ozark Confernece...
Volleyball Jamborees are Monday and real games start late next week. Here is what you need to know about the Ozark Confernece...
We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2013 volleyball season. Here are some of the area's top sophomores ...
We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2013 volleyball season. Here are some of the area's top sophomores ...
Skills that KillA quarterbacks job is to get the ball in the hands of his playmakers. Some of these guys catch it. Some take ...
Skills that KillA quarterbacks job is to get the ball in the hands of his playmakers. Some of these guys catch it. Some take ...
It was a tough weekend for our local teams in Blue Springs.Both Springfield Catholic and Nixa went 0-for-2 on the weekend, fo...
It was a tough weekend for our local teams in Blue Springs.Both Springfield Catholic and Nixa went 0-for-2 on the weekend, fo...
For the past four years we have had the privilege of watching the greatest wide receiver in the history of high school footba...
For the past four years we have had the privilege of watching the greatest wide receiver in the history of high school footba...
Photo Galleries
Forsyth's volleyball team defeated Spokane in straight sets on Monday.
Dora High School's softball team beat Hartville 14-0 on Monday.
Photos from Ozark's 1-0 victory over Bolivar on Monday.
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O-Zone Poll
Who is the area's best running back?
  Elza Evans, Lebanon
  Tony Grant, Kickapoo
  Zane Kyser, Salem
  Josh Martin, Camdenton
  Alec Murphy, Nixa
  Bryan Porter, MV-BT/Liberty
  Andy Satulla, Rolla
  Keynan Scheurich, Carl Junction
  Dalton Taylor, Strafford
  Hunter Yeargan, Willard
Rankings
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. 
There are nine area volleyball teams ranked across the four classes in the first statewide volleyball coaches poll of the season.
There is a new team atop the power rankings for the first time this season.