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The final MBCA/MoSports coaches poll has been released with several changes from last week's poll.Waynesville's reign...
The Republic boys' basketball team is off to a big start in its quest to defend its Missouri Class 4 state championship, ...
Last weekend the Sugar Bears held their annual dance competition that allows area dance teams to qualify for State. This week...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week bas...
Last season, Republic’s wake-up call en route to a Class 4 state championship was a 19-point loss to Willard. This seas...
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The Gold Division provides a more wide open field than the Blue because of its parity. Multiple state ranked teams, a pair of...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
Republic wrestling qualified six for the State Tournament last season. The Tigers return three of those qualifiers this seaso...
The Ozark Tigers defeated the Republic Tigers, 49-27, in a battle between COC-Large schools. Ozark took advantage of several ...
Last week Strafford's Blake Alexander was voted the best boys track athlete in the area, this week it is the girls' t...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's Ozarks Sports Zone poll question focuse on the area's best on the volleyball court. We&...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player2012 was an incredible year for sports in the Ozarks with so many...
As far as Senior Nights go, Keaton Presley’s will be tough to beat.The Willard senior blasted two home runs, including ...
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...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll saw Waynesville jump four spots to No. 4 in Class 5 off of the strength of la...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Republic Lady Tigers did their best to hold off Nixa. Eventua...
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...
Missing a dependable, experienced starter like Logan Middleton might cause problems for most teams.The Nixa Eagles didn&rsquo...
Over the previous three seasons, it would be an understatement to say that Republic volleyball has developed a winning tradit...
After a very solid season in 2013 that took many by surprise, the Republic Lady Tigers softball squad has nothing but high ex...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
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...
Area basketball teams kicked off the season with Jamboree. Click the links below to see photos from some of the area's ac...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMarcus Miller said he had never made a game-winning shot before. ...
The Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association has released its All-Region team for all four classes.Click the links to see ...
The Republic Lady Tigers win Monday night against Central Ozark Conference opponent, the Branson Lady Pirates, 58-46.Republic...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
The weather was not conducive to track and field for the first SBU High School Classic Track Meet on Tuesday in Bolivar, but ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWebb City quarterback John Roderique threw two first-half touchdo...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentun, strength of schedule and recent su...
Sometimes it doesn’t matter how many hits you have, but instead what you do with those hits.Monett could only muster tw...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
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The Republic Lady Tigers came back after halftime to take down the visiting Mountain View-Birch Trett Liberty Lady Eagles on ...
Republic softball is starting a freshman at pitcher this season, but when you watch Rachel Rook pitch it is hard to tell that...
Ned caught up with Republic soccer coach Mike Hines to talk about his program. Click the video above for the entire interview...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Last week we asked who will be the season's boys basketball MVP and Hillcrest's Austin Petry won t...
If you were to compare Ozark leadoff hitter Hailee Vigneaux to an MLB player, an in-his-prime Ichiro Suzuki would’ve be...
Republic coach Kris Flood’s been around long enough to know that losing key seniors opens up opportunities for younger ...
Entering the final stretch of the league schedule, there’s now a sole leader in the COC-Large Division girls’ rac...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
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...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
Southwest Missouri produced six champions at the Monett Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSMonett’s ...
You could call the 2013 campaign for Republic the standard of average -- rolling off a 10-10 record in a season that ended wi...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOn Saturday, the legendary 1962-63 Republic boys basketball team ...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
The final MBCA/MoSports coaches poll has been released with several changes from last week's poll.Waynesville's reign...
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...
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...
After trailing by more than 14 points in the second quarter, Republic’s young, scrappy team clawed their way back to fo...
Every game the Republic Lady Tigers play sees them getting better and better. Monday at home, which happened to be their firs...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNed Reynolds went out to Republic to chat with head girls coach K...
Republic coach Piper Wright was expecting the intensity level of her Lady Tigers to be turned up a notch following their loss...
The fourth edition of the O-Zone track performance lists have been released.These performance lists show the top 20 boys and ...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
The 2013-14 Missouri all-state basketball teams and final polls as selected by a statewide panel of Missouri sportswriters an...
The 2013-14 Missouri all-state basketball teams and final polls as selected by a statewide panel of Missouri sportswriters an...
Fresh off a convincing win against Marshfield on Tuesday to lock up the COC Small Division crown, the Bolivar Liberators turn...
The Vikings used five pitchers to win 3-1 in Wednesday night’s non-conference matchup against the Republic Tigers. The ...
The Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Associating held its annual State competition this past weekend in Columbia. Several area t...
As 2012 draws to an end we reflect back on another exciting year of Show-Me State sports. Friday December 21st we will announ...
The Republic Tigers (3-0) defeated the Hillcrest Hornets (3-1) 69-55 to take first place in the 49th Annual Republic Invitati...
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, ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter quite a wait, one school will finally get to hang a “...
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Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOn Saturday, the legendary 1962-63 Republic boys basketball team ...
The Republic boys' basketball team is off to a big start in its quest to defend its Missouri Class 4 state championship, ...
Waynesville and Republic did battle for the Rogersville Tournament Championship on Saturday night in a game that could not be...
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...
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...
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...
Republic coach Kris Flood’s been around long enough to know that losing key seniors opens up opportunities for younger ...
Republic High School finds itself in the Class 4 Final Four for the second straight year, this time with the boys’ team...
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 ...
Ozark was the only school with multiple first-team selections to the COC-Large All-Conference volleyball team. The Lady Tiger...
The Class 4 boys State Cross Country race saw a historic performance by Marquette’s Noah Kauppila as he finished first ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerGarrett Metscher is a gamer.The bigger the stage, the more the Re...
Republic jumped ahead early on Bolivar Friday night, as the Tigers and held on to beat the Liberators, 9-4.The Tigers shutout...
As his coach later noted, whenever lefty Canyon Smith shoots it, you feel pretty good about the ball going in. And after Smit...
There were many familiar faces and teams out front at the Catholic XC Meet on Tuesday that saw more than 1,000 runners pick t...
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 ...
Waynesville made one more jump this week up to the top spot in Class 5 for the first time this season. The Tigers remain the ...
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...
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Every time the Hillcrest Hornets seemed ready to erase Republic’s lead, the Tigers had an answer.A 3-point halftime lea...
The Republic Tigers played an up and down match before defeating the Mountain Grove Panthers, 2-1.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSThe La...
Republic won the Class 4 girls state championship last season and could be poised for another run. Despite playing a much big...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll sees Repbulic continue its reign as the Class 4 No. 1 team. Hillcrest slips f...
The Republic Lady Tigers edged the Webb City Lady Cardinals 67-62 at home Thursday night in overtime, in a COC-Large game tha...
For nearly two-and-a-half quarters, the West Plains Zizzers had Republic, the state's No. 1 ranked team in Missouri Class...
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...
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 PlayerNixa returns to the top spot in Class 5 after a one-week hiatus. ...
Hugh Keeton, Jordan Burton, Kai Raymer and Mike Scott break down the big games coming up Friday night around the Ozarks.Full ...
In a battle between the Lady Tigers, Republic utilized two late offensive runs in both sets to edge by COC-Large rival Willar...
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...
Several teams are off to 2-0 starts to the football season this fall, including a handful of squads that maybe weren't ex...
Only one retired jersey from a Drury women’s basketball player hangs on the walls of the O’Reilly Family Event Ce...
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...
The White Division is the most intriguing bracket of any holiday tournament in the area, boys or girls. Like the Pink side, t...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe 2013 MSHSAA golf championships are under way. Here’s a ...
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....
Republic’s team identity might be that the Tigers don’t have one.Whether it’s going inside to their post pl...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe top four teams remained the same in this week's girls bas...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Republic Lady Tigers cashed in on repeated Branson turnovers ...
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...
Republic jumped out in front with a five-run third inning, highlighted by Nathan Strobel’s three-run homer, and held on...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - It was a wet and wild Friday night of high scho...
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...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Pirate’s Senior midfielder Wyatt Davis put on an absolute show, scoring the hat trick in Branson’s win over Repub...
11 years ago, Sugar Bear coach Susan Brown, was asked by several local high school dance coaches to start a regional competit...
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...
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...
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 Gold Division provides a more wide open field than the Blue because of its parity. Multiple state ranked teams, a pair of...
Branson took their undefeated record to Republic Tuesday night, in a Central Ozark Conference-Large Division matchup. The Pir...
The Republic Lady Tigers faced a stiff early season test Tuesday night.An experienced Rolla squad, with 10 starters back from...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
The Kickapoo Lady Chiefs made the most of two first half corner kicks to take an early 2-0 lead against the Lady Tigers at Re...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAlice Heinzler just wants to win.Basketball, NBA 2K13, or even ju...
Republic jumped out in front with a five-run third inning, highlighted by Nathan Strobel’s three-run homer, and held on...
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 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...
Ozark held strong atop the rankings, but there was change behind the Tigers. Fair Grove tumbled from No. 2 to No. 6 this week...
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...
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...
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...
Republic went 3-7 in Wes Beachler's first year and look for an improvement this season.HEAD COACH – Wes Beachler, 2...
A ten-run deficit in high school baseball is almost insurmountable.Almost.Consider the Republic Tigers an exception to that, ...
We've reached the midway point of the high school girls soccer season in Missouri and are starting to see who the top pla...
Nixa dominated the COC Large boys tennis tournament Wednesday afternoon by sweeping all six singles flights, as well as two o...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerGetting off to a quick start in a football game usually signifies...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe 91st version of the Aldo Sebben Relays at Missouri State was ...
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...
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...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
With the high school basketball season starting this week we're asking "who will be this season's boys basketbal...
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...
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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...
Between basketball, volleyball and track, there are many coaches in the area that are impatiently waiting the graduation of D...
Juwan Morgan may not notice the big-name coaches in the stands at Waynesville games, but they certainly notice him.On Wednesd...
The Republic Lady Tigers played host to the Kickapoo Lady Chiefs Tuesday evening in their opening game of the season and came...
Don’t ask Dylan Bekemeier to choose between playing basketball or playing golf. He never did such a thing during his hi...
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 ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Willard Tigers have grown accustomed to winning after collect...
The Missouri Soccer Coaches have released their All-Region teams.In the Class 3 SW Region, Glendale's Kasey Opfer and Nix...
The Parkview track duo of AJ Green and Chris Hargrove is a hard one to beat, as the two each collected four bids to the state...
The Southwest All-Stars have become something like a dynasty in the Missouri Challenge, winning two of the four championships...
Glendale gave visiting Republic all it wanted for a half on Friday, but the defending Class 4 champion Tigers pulled away for...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Ozark Tigers have had no problems getting runners on base thi...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIn 1963, Repbulic won its first and only boys' State Basketba...
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...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerConsistency rules the day once again in this week's MBCA Girl...
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 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...
It was a Central Ozark Conference Tiger matchup Thursday night, as Ozark played host to Republic. When the dust settled on th...
The Willard Tigers delivered a 4-0 shutout victory over the Republic Tigers in a COC-Large matchup Tuesday night. Trailing 2-...
About eight pitches into Tuesday’s Central Ozark Conference matchup against Branson, Republic’s freshman pitcher ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCody Geiger exemplified the Republic Tigers’ efficient outi...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerGarrett Metscher is a gamer.The bigger the stage, the more the Re...
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...
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...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The school&#...
Marshfield was able to hold on in the fourth quarter to edge Republic 43-42 in nail-biter at home thanks in large part to Lau...
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...
High school athletes dream of winning a state championship. Two would be amazing. For Dylan Bekemeier, three titles is a char...
The Cross Country season got into full swing on Saturday with the Southwest Cross Country Coaches Association meet in Springf...
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...
Several teams in the Ozarks played their first conference games of the seasons. All the liveliness from the area's league...
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...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings are based on dominan...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
Tori Taylor had been there before and missed. The Republic High School junior didn’t want to let that happen a second t...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIn the days of sports specialization, Sarah Kreul is a throwback....
Willard led the way on the COC Large First-Team baseball team with four selections. Justin Atchison was honored as the Pitche...
The Republic Tigers continued their quest for back-to-back State Championships with a 54-36 victory over the Rogersville Wild...
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 Lady Pirates are headed back to the Final Four of the Pink & White Lady Classic.After trailing by as much as 10 in the th...
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...
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 MBCA/MOsports.com Basketball poll is selected by a panel of coaches representing each of the 8 MBCA districts and each of...
Blog Posts
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...
Catch a full recap of Week 3's action and a look ahead to Week 4.Big Man on CampusAnthony Riley, Parkview – Coming ...
Catch a full recap of Week 3's action and a look ahead to Week 4.Big Man on CampusAnthony Riley, Parkview – Coming ...
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...
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’...
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?...
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’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...
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...
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...
The final weekend of high school basketball (go ahead, shed a tear) features two local teams playing in Columbia for state ch...
The final weekend of high school basketball (go ahead, shed a tear) features two local teams playing in Columbia for state ch...
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...
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 ...
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...
Sometimes, it’s pretty easy to figure out who the really good teams will be before the season even starts.In the fall, ...
Sometimes, it’s pretty easy to figure out who the really good teams will be before the season even starts.In the fall, ...
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...
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...
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 it is Class 4's turn.CLASS 5 DISTRICT ...
This week we are looking at the area football districts and what they offer. Today it is Class 4's turn.CLASS 5 DISTRICT ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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
Catch the best photos from the first round of district football.
Fans showed up well for the first week of football districts. Catch the top fans of Week 10 here.
Conner Sechler set the single-season passing record in the Libs rout of Hillcrest.
O-Zone Opinion
Mohawk Chronicles: Class 1 & 2 District Football Preview
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Coach's Corner: Postseason XC primer
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Mohawk Chronicles: Class 3 & 4 District Football Preview
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O-Zone Poll
Who is the area's best kicker?
  Alex Castillo, Strafford
  Jorge Cedeno, Branson
  Brett Garner, Catholic
  Alec Gathright, Kickapoo
  Mitchell Heinzler, Republic
  Taylor Middlebrooks, Parkview
  Todd Morrow, Lamar
  Dominique Salcedo, Joplin
  Kendrick Tiller, Lebanon
  Logan Tyler, Nixa
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.