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Last weekend the Sugar Bears held their annual dance competition that allows area dance teams to qualify for State. This week...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.WEEK 3 ...
Ozark and Truman met in the championship of the 23rd Annual Ozark Fall Softball Festival on Saturday. It was a rematch of las...
Nearly 5,000 people voted in our "best defensive player" poll question and it was Willow Springs senior linebacker ...
The Ozark Tigers defeated the Republic Tigers, 49-27, in a battle between COC-Large schools. Ozark took advantage of several ...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
We often focus our attention on the offense in high school football, but this week we're turning to the defense. After tw...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's Ozarks Sports Zone poll question focuse on the area's best on the volleyball court. We&...
A trio of Hornets found success beyond the 3-point arc Tuesday night and buried the Ozark Tigers 61-42, earning Hillcrest its...
The Ozark Tigers used a 10-run inning to come back and defeat the Branson Pirates on Tuesday night, 14-10.CLICK HERE FOR PHOT...
A total of 27 local teams are ranked in the MBCA/MOSports.com 2013-14 preseason poll.Twelve boys teams are in the top 10 of t...
The big classes will decide their districts this week. Here is what to expect from the girls district battles.Which area coll...
The Ozark Tigers used a 21-9 run in the third quarter to rally past the Kickapoo Chiefs Friday night, winning 71-64.PHOTOSEve...
The third edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys ...
Week 3 of the high school football season is upon us. Below is a list of the coverage the Ozarks Sports Zone team will have f...
The 2014 SWMO Swim & Dive Championships were hosted by Kickapoo on Saturday at the Foster Natatorium. It was both Senior Nigh...
UPDATE 4:45According to the Christian County coroner Thomas Ligon was pronounced dead at 7:25 this morning in Ozark. The deat...
The early, non-football, signing period has begun. Here are the expected signings for today and this week.If you have a signi...
The second edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
The second statewide media poll has been released.In Class 5, Camdenton moved up two spots to No. 5 and Ozark is up one place...
Springfield, Mo.(OzarksSportsZone.com) -- The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the...
As they’ve seemingly done all season long, the Nixa Lady Eagles put their offense on display Tuesday evening -- strikin...
A memorial fund has been set up for former Ozark High School athletic standout Thomas Ligon. The Arkansas State senior track ...
After losing a couple starters and a head coach in the offseason, the Ozark Tigers look to make another playoff run thanks to...
The Ozark Lady Tigers prevailed in a high scoring affair Tuesday night, leading by two goals at the half, as they went on to ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWebb City quarterback John Roderique threw two first-half touchdo...
In a game that meant just a little bit more than usual for both teams, Nixa put together one of their most impressive defensi...
When long time Ozark boys basketball coach Steve Hunter stepped down from his position 13 months ago he didn’t rule out...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Last week we asked who will be the season's boys basketball MVP and Hillcrest's Austin Petry won t...
The Hillcrest Hornets' Big Three were a handful for the Ozark Tigers on Saturday as Brady Petry, Juwan Johnson and Darnel...
If you were to compare Ozark leadoff hitter Hailee Vigneaux to an MLB player, an in-his-prime Ichiro Suzuki would’ve be...
Ozark (5-2)Despite losing a talented senior class from last year’s Final Four team, the Ozark Tigers have reloaded in 2...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Nixa guard Bryce Dulin led all scorers on Tuesday night with 24 points, but his last two were perhaps the biggest of his high...
The Missouri Football Coaches Association released its all-state teams for the 2013 season Friday afternoon. Several Southwes...
Southwest Missouri has become a hotbed for girls basketball, including numerous state championships over the past decaded. Th...
The first edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys ...
The Carthage Tigers, competing in the Class 2 state championships this weekend in Blue Springs, led all Central Ozark Confere...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
Last season the Tigers took eighth place at the state tournament despite only qualifying four wrestlers. Unfortunately for he...
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 PlayerThe O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week bas...
The first football Friday in the Ozarks featured a raucus set of games. From shut outs to conference matchups to upsets, ther...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark’s Brittany Nimmo is constantly thinking ahead. She wa...
After trailing by more than 14 points in the second quarter, Republic’s young, scrappy team clawed their way back to fo...
The O-Zone team reflects on week 1 games around the Ozarks. Elza Evans blew up for Lebanon, Tony Grant dominated for Kickapoo...
The 67th Blue and Gold Tournament promises to be another great event hosted by Greenwood and the folks at Missouri State. Onc...
This week's statewide football rankings are out.In Class 5, Camdenton and Ozark hold steady at Nos. 5 and 7 with Nixa ent...
The 2013-14 Missouri all-state basketball teams and final polls as selected by a statewide panel of Missouri sportswriters an...
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 Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Associating held its annual State competition this past weekend in Columbia. Several area t...
The 67th Blue and Gold Tournament promises to be another great event hosted by Greenwood and the folks at Missouri State. Onc...
Many dances teams from all over the area competed at the annual Sugar Bears Dance Invitational at Hammons Student Center on S...
Hugh Keeton, Mike Scott, Jordan Burton and Kai Raymer from Ozarks Sports Zone breaks down week 2 matchups around the Ozarks, ...
This week's statewide coaches basketball poll is out with much the same look as last week.Walnut Grove stayed at No. 3 in...
Waynesville and Republic did battle for the Rogersville Tournament Championship on Saturday night in a game that could not be...
Teams like the 2012 Ozark Tigers don't come along every year. The red and white knocked out top ranked Lee's Summit W...
Chris Kendrix helped carry Willard to a share of the COC Large title and all the way to the Class 5 quarterfinals. As a resul...
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...
You’ll be hard pressed to find a coach that doesn’t like a postgame Gatorade bath.Ozark’s Tom Davidson is n...
There aren’t many guys on Republic that you can leave open.And Brock Yocum is one of them.The junior guard buried four ...
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...
The Glendale Falcons defeated the Webb City Cardinals by a single point, 231-230, at the 2013 SWMO Swim and Dive Championship...
Ozark got back to the basics: Sound back-row defense, a diverse offensive attack, and powerful hitting.After going 1-5 in poo...
Ivy Reynolds has had quite the run in her four years at Ozark.As a Lady Tiger, she has a trio of Final Four appearances and C...
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 ...
Locked in a low-scoring struggle with Kickapoo, Ozark’s modest lead in the fourth quarter felt much bigger.The Tigers n...
Ozark was the only school with multiple first-team selections to the COC-Large All-Conference volleyball team. The Lady Tiger...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's O-Zone poll question examines the area high school football team's not only off to a bi...
Last week we asked who is the "best boy-girl basketball duo" in the area. With over 10,000 votes cast, you the fans...
The top of the rankings remained steady this week as Ozark, Kickapoo and Fair Grove held onto their spots in the top three. R...
Like brother, like sister.After older brother Clayton placed first in a sectional tournament at Marshfield Country Club last ...
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its 2013-14 boys and girls all-state basketball teams Wednesday.CLASS 5 ...
Kickapoo shrugged off an early field goal to win 45-16 against Ozark in the Class 5, District 5 semifinal round.CLICK HERE FO...
As district softball playoffs fire up this week around the state we are asking, "who is the area's best softball pla...
The top four teams remain the same this week as Republic, Walnut Grove, Crane and West Plains continue to roll.1. Republic, 1...
The Ozark basketball team said goodbye to longtime head coach Steve Hunter, who retired after last season, and graduated a co...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWhen Ozark volleyball takes the court Saturday for the final time...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark track star Daniel Anderson signed with Georgetown on Tuesda...
Sixth-seeded Mt. Vernon had designs on an upset of Ozark coming into Friday, but the Tigers’ depth and defensive pressu...
The Missouri Football Coaches Association has released its All-State teams. Click the link for the corrseponding class below ...
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 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 ...
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...
Robert Richmond's 271 rushing yards and three touchdowns led Willard to a 55-24 win on Friday night that ended a 21-year ...
Gouged, shredded, burned, ran over. There are plenty of terms you could pull from the thesaurus to describe what the Republic...
Chad, Jordan, Hugh and Mike break down week 3 games around the Ozarks, including Mtn Grove at Ava, West Plains at Glendale, K...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe 2013 MSHSAA golf championships are under way. Here’s a ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRogersville rode a hot start from behind the 3-point arc in the t...
In a matchup of two pitchers with NCAA D-I futures, Kickapoo’s Logan Wiley stole the show.The future Kansas State Wildc...
.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...
On the week of sectionals and state quarterfinals the Ozarks Sports Zone team asks, "Who is the area's best softball...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark went into Lee’s Summit West a heavy underdog to the h...
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...
Despite suffering first-round district losses in each of the last two years, the Ozark High School boys’ soccer team ha...
The Branson girls rode a 1-2 finish from sisters Torri and Adeline Holder on Tuesday to claim the COC Large Cross Country tea...
After experiencing his first losing season in 13 years as head basketball coach for the Ozark Tigers, Steve Hunter is hoping ...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter working their way back from a double-digit second-half defi...
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...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's O-Zone poll question examines the area high school football team's not only off to a bi...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - It was a wet and wild Friday night of high scho...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark High School has sent its fair share of athletes on to colle...
Southwest Missouri captured an impressive eight individual wrestling titles in Columbia last weekend. Several of those champi...
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...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
11 years ago, Sugar Bear coach Susan Brown, was asked by several local high school dance coaches to start a regional competit...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS 6Rank, team...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerEven if she misses her first couple of shots, Jeana Raper still g...
When the Ozark High School girls soccer team begins play this spring, they’ll do so with a lot of different faces.&ldqu...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNot too many high school graduates get to say they also have grad...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark standout soccer player Jakob Neidig signed with the Bears o...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRogersville held off a second-half comeback to beat Ozark in a 72...
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 ...
The Class 4, Region 3 teams have been released. This region encompasses Districts 9, 10, 11 and 12 for Class 4. The complete ...
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 Ozark Tigers took advantage of defensive miscues and sloppy weather conditions to jump on the Parkview Vikings in their b...
Hoping to build on a strong finish last year, Ozark girls golf coach Jared Lotz is excited to see how his players have mature...
Two of the area’s best softball teams, the Pleasant Hope Lady Pirates (18-1) and the Ozark Lady Tigers (18-5), clashed ...
The OzarksSportsZone team asked who is the Ozarks' top boys soccer player in 2012. You voted, the results are in, and the...
After finishing as the Class 4 state runner-up two years ago, it was a disappointing ending last fall when the Ozark High Sch...
Ozark held strong atop the rankings, but there was change behind the Tigers. Fair Grove tumbled from No. 2 to No. 6 this week...
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...
Gouged, shredded, burned, ran over. There are plenty of terms you could pull from the thesaurus to describe what the Republic...
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 PlayerThe top of the rankings remained constant this week with all of t...
It came to no surprise the returning state champion Lady Falcons would continue their domination in the water yet again Satur...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Ozark Lady Tigers (15-6; 3-0 COC) defeated the Branson Lady P...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
The Ozark Tigers put on an outstanding offensive performance against the Central Bulldogs on Friday with an 85-61 road win.CL...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMSHSAA has released its week three district standings. Here you w...
The Glendale Soccer Falcons exploded onto the field tonight at Cooper 2, looking to avenge last year’s loss to the Ozar...
The weather did not want to cooperate for the 13th installation of the Valhalla Marching Band Festival hosted by Parkview on ...
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...
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 Walnut Grove girls continue to hold down the top spot in the MBCA Rankings Class 1 this week. Republic is still at No. 2 ...
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...
Ozark returns to the Class 4 Volleyball State Championships with a win over Rock Bridge in a dramatic 25-23 third-set, after ...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
The Nixa Lady Eagles, playing at state for the first time in program history, landed a conference-best eight players on the 2...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe 2013 MSHSAA golf championships are under way. Here’s a ...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Wrestling is physically and mentally taxing. But that doesn't mean it can't be fun. Ozark Jr. and defending state cha...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
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...
The Ozark Lady Tigers and Carl Junction Lady Bulldogs faced off for the Ozark Shootout Championship on Saturday afternoon in ...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Webb City finished as the Class 4 runner-up and undefeated conference champion this year. As a result, the Cardinals led the ...
For the fifth straight year the Ozark Tigers claimed a district championship, this time defeating the Glendale Falcons in str...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWillard senior Justin Atchison continued his undefeated varsity c...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Ozark Tigers have had no problems getting runners on base thi...
The Ozark High School volleyball team did the hard part on Friday, something no other school at the Class 4 state championshi...
Thanks to a four run fifth inning the Webb City Lady Cardinals were able to knock off the Ozark Lady Tigers 6-1 and capture t...
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...
The Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association have released their All-State teams for all classes. All four teams a...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - And the list is cut to 11... 11 undefeated Sout...
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...
The big class track athletes punched their tickets to the tickets to the state track meet on Saturday. A total of 135 athlete...
UPDATE 4:45According to the Christian County coroner Thomas Ligon was pronounced dead at 7:25 this morning in Ozark. The deat...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerConsistency rules the day once again in this week's MBCA Girl...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNearly 11,000 fans voiced their opinion in this year's "...
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...
Trevyor Fisher’s inaugural run at Republic has been a good one.Back in December Republic won the Gold Division of the 6...
We asked you the fans how conference races would play out around the Ozarks and below are the results. Three teams were predi...
It was a Central Ozark Conference Tiger matchup Thursday night, as Ozark played host to Republic. When the dust settled on th...
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...
It was a cold, wet Halloween night in the Ozarks as area high school football teams embarked upon the district playoffs. Half...
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...
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...
A new era in Ozark basketball got off to a good start Tuesday night, as the Lady Tigers won their season opener with ease ove...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Led by 20 second half points from senior Corbin Medley, the Rogersville Wildcats (9-5) held off a late Ozark surge, defeating...
This was supposed to be the year that Ozark Volleyball fell off.The Tigers graduated a stellar senior class featuring two all...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS 6Rank, team...
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...
With three senior offensive linemen Ozark Head Coach Mark Bliss believes the Tigers are in position to bounce back following ...
With a raucous student section and a fired-up Logan-Rogersville squad, the Ozark Tigers were walking into a proverbial buzzsa...
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...
Kiante Hardin took over the second quarter when he scored three touchdowns in three different ways as Webb City dominated on ...
Hugh, Jordan, Mike and Chris break down a full slate of action around the Ozarks Friday night. Topics include Lebanon and Cam...
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 ...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2013-14 season, highlighting a different area school each day this su...
Willard led the way on the COC Large First-Team baseball team with four selections. Justin Atchison was honored as the Pitche...
On a chilly Tuesday evening in the Ozarks, the Glendale Lady Falcons put together a convincing start to their soccer season -...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll resembles much of the same as last week.Crane still reigns atop the Class 2 r...
Paige Hemphill, a four-year player in goal for the Southwest Baptist University Bearcats, has signed a professional contract ...
Chad, Jordan, Hugh and Mike break down week 3 games around the Ozarks, including Mtn Grove at Ava, West Plains at Glendale, K...
Glendale coach Jeff Rogers summed it up in two words.“First game.”Like most teams this time of the year, the Falc...
Ozark Athletic Director Mark Caballero has announced that he will step down to take the same position at Jefferson City High ...
The sixth edition of the 2014 O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys ...
This week was asked you the fans, "who will be this season's girls basketball MVP?" With over 3,500 votes you w...
Many of the Ozarks' best volleyball players are underclassmen. The senior class however is not too shabby. In this week&#...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's Ozarks Sports Zone poll question focuse on the area's best on the volleyball court. We&...
The Glendale Falcons made a stop in Ozark tonight to face the Tigers, inwhat would prove to be a very aggressive, and enterta...
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...
Kullen Carlock has no problem scoring.In his four years at Camdenton he’s done it better than almost everyone in school...
The Grin Action Classic All-Star Volleyball tournament rosters have been released. The tournament will start at 1 p.m. on Sat...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter nearly four months the high school basketball season has re...
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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...
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 ...
In high school softball, the best players can often be found in the circle or behind the plate.Here are 14 of the area’...
In high school softball, the best players can often be found in the circle or behind the plate.Here are 14 of the area’...
On offense all the skill position guys get the headlines, and defensively, we always hear about the back seven. Not today. We...
On offense all the skill position guys get the headlines, and defensively, we always hear about the back seven. Not today. We...
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...
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...
A new season gives ground for new stars and new names to emerge, but what about some of those we followed a year ago?Here&rsq...
A new season gives ground for new stars and new names to emerge, but what about some of those we followed a year ago?Here&rsq...
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...
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-...
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 ...
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...
Catch a complete look at the White Division of the Pink & White below.COMPLETE WHITE BRACKET - CLICK HEREPINK BRACKET BRE...
Catch a complete look at the White Division of the Pink & White below.COMPLETE WHITE BRACKET - CLICK HEREPINK BRACKET BRE...
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...
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...
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 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...
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 ...
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 seniors to ...
We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2013 volleyball season. Here are some of the area's top seniors to ...
We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2013 volleyball season. Here are some of the area's top juniors to ...
We are less than two weeks away from the start of the 2013 volleyball season. Here are some of the area's top juniors to ...
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 ...
Party CrashersOffense may put butts in seats, but defense wins championships. These guys anchor their squads defense, be it t...
Party CrashersOffense may put butts in seats, but defense wins championships. These guys anchor their squads defense, be it t...
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
Photos of Saturday's action at Foster.
Fair Play's season comes to an end in the Class 1 quarterfinals.
The Tigers' season ends in the Class 4 quarterfinals.
O-Zone Opinion
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Coach's Corner: Conference XC races are done
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Which area school has the best marching band?
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Rankings
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class.
We are back down to 13 for our final regular season poll of 2014. Keep in mind; the rankings are based on dominance by class, strength of schedule, and how hot a team is.
The second edition of the MHSVCA statewide volleyball rankings has eight schools ranked in the top 10 of their respective classes.
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class.