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Last week we asked who is the area's best hitter. This week we're highlighting the hurlers, asking "Who is the a...
The Hartville Eagles will lean on the experience of their returning starters to take them back to the state championship.The ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIn a game featuring back-and-forth momentum swings between two st...
Republic jumped ahead early on Bolivar Friday night, as the Tigers and held on to beat the Liberators, 9-4.The Tigers shutout...
Springfield, MO - The Tulsa Drillers avoided the sweep with a 3-0 win against the Springfield Cardinals before 3,394 fans at ...
Could the "Green Monster" be in Ryan Rippee's future? The former Kickapoo star was drafted in the 31st round by...
The Class 2 District 12 championship game pitted two teams, Marionville and Crane, that are less than 10 miles apart. And tha...
The Crane Pirates, boosted by a three-run blast by senior Ryan Gatton, mounted a comeback to defeat SWCL rival Galena on Tues...
The St. Louis Cardinals have announced that Cardinals LHP Tyler Lyons will make a Rehab Start for the Springfield Cardinals t...
With a can of silly string in his right hand, Republic senior Austin Beckner couldn’t help but exude a little swagger.J...
Number 10The juggernaut that is Webb City wins its fourth straight state title. Meanwhile, Lamar rolls to its 3rd scoring the...
Missouri State baseball standouts Eric Cheray and Cody Schumacher were chosen on the third and final day of the 2014 Major Le...
A historic Drury Baseball season added another grand chapter on Saturday, when pitcherWill Landsheftbecame the first Panther ...
Pembroke Hill’s defense gave Logan-Rogersville many extra at-bats in Friday’s Class 4 baseball semifinal.Raiders ...
In the last five years, state baseball has become commonplace for the Logan-Rogersville baseball team. The Wildcats are feeli...
Last week we asked you the fans to determine who are the "Ozarks Best Fans". We asked for nominations on Facebook a...
Strafford senior Jacob Wade claimed two First Team selections as a pitcher and utility.OUTFIELD1ST Team2nd TeamHonorable Ment...
The 2014 Summit All-Conference team has been released, and 18 players made the cut for first team, while six others rounded o...
Cameron Witt of Monett and Seneca's Payton Rawlins claimed top honors in the 2014 Big 8 All-Conference baseball team.BIG ...
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals used the combination of strong pitching and hot bats as they recorded 8-1 and 3-2 victories i...
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- The defending Texas League Champion Springfield Cardinals were eliminated from a postseason berth T...
The Corpus Christi Hooks swung to the 8-0 victory against the Springfield Cardinals before 9,185 fans at Whataburger Field on...
Springfield Catholic came into the Class 3 semifinal against Fatima with the thought of last season’s extra-inning titl...
With struggles on defense, lack of timely hitting, and a little tough luck, the Marshfield Blue Jays lost to the Bolivar Libe...
Frisco, TX - The Frisco RoughRiders edged the Springfield Cardinals, 3-2, before 8,636 fans at Dr Pepper Ballpark on Sunday. ...
If head coach Jason Howser was apprehensive about his Chiefs overlooking their Thursday opponent to focus on the postseason, ...
SPRINGDALE, Ark. - The Springfield Cardinals scored two runs on bases-loaded walks and another on a wild pitch as they defeat...
The Mount Vernon Mountaineers opened up the 2013 season with a 14-9 win at home against the Fair Grove Eagles. A back-and-for...
Springfield, MO - 3B Ruben Gotay struck with an RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning, propelling the Springfield Car...
Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2013-14 season, highlighting a different area school each day this su...
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals topped the Springfield Cardinals, 6-2, before 5,085 fans at Hammons Field on Thursday night.A...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCOC-small champ Logan-Rogersville fought off a seventh-inning ral...
Despite heavy rain leading to a 75-minute weather delay, the Rogersville Wildcats knocked off host Monett in the Class 4 quar...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. This will be the final ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe San Antonio Missions out-powered the Springfield Cardinals, 7...
Next week's O-Zone Poll Question is one of tremendous pride. We're giving every school in the Ozarks a chance to hold...
Spokane's Jimmy Cooper and Forsyth's Jay Kaufman shared MVP honors in the SWCL. Forsyth's Jim Julian earned Coach...
There's only one way to describe playing third base."Just pure reaction," Springfield Cardinals third baseman P...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Cardinals picked up their first series win of the season by b...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Missouri State pitchers Nick Petree and Grant Gordon became the first Bears to be chosen in the 2013 Majo...
After last year’s unexpected state championship run, the expectations this year for Hartville Eagle baseball were high....
After finishing second place at state last year to Fatima, the Irish are looking for redemption. The Springfield Catholic Fig...
The defending Class 2 State Champion Hartville Eagles continued their winning ways and ended Belle’s season in sectiona...
Trailing 4-0 going into the bottom of the third inning, Purdy’s Brent Cornman’s double with the bases loaded drov...
The Springfield Cardinals took the final game of the series against the Midland RockHounds, 3-2, before 4,256 fans at Citiban...
The Parkview Vikings’ offense wasn’t much of an offense until the last frame against Nixa Wednesday night.The Vik...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerChance Wolfe’s best baseball might lay ahead, which is sayi...
Don't let their record fool you for one minute.They might only be 9-11, but the Leopold Wildcats are still headed to the ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerParkview comes out swinging to start the season. The Vikings scor...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Fair Grove Eagles pulled off a major upset Monday night in th...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCaleb Kauffman will continue his athletic career next season with...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
First Day Results from the 42d Annual Price Cutter Holiday Tournament. Championship game is Sunday, 3:00 pm at Meador Park.Va...
Missouri State continued a late-season offensive surge Thursday afternoon, rallying from an early deficit against Bradley for...
The Blue Springs Athletics defeated the Willard Tigers, last year’s Summer Holiday Tournament champs, 10-5, Sunday afte...
The Willard Tigers bested the Clever Bluejays in the first semifinal matchup of the 42nd Annual Holiday Tournament Saturday a...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Republic Tigers got some early and late offense, and solid pi...
In what was a classic pitcher’s duel, the Clever Blue Jays defeated the Blue Eye Bulldogs, 4-2, in a key matchup betwee...
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 Willard Tigers improve their record to 6-5 with a big win at home over the Nixa Eagles Thursday night, 10-2.CLICK HERE FO...
The Forsyth Panthers cruised by the Clever Blue Jays, 11-2, in the Class 3-District 11 championship Tuesday, thanks to domina...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMissouri State posted four runs over the first two innings and we...
The St. Louis Cardinals and the Springfield Cardinals have announced the Preliminary Roster for the 2013 Springfield squad. T...
All season long, the Nixa Eagles have been attacking opposing pitchers. Monday’s Class 5 District 11 semifinal game aga...
Hillcrest starter Isaac Norsic shined biggest when it mattered the most on Monday afternoon – pitching a complete game ...
Spokane held off a five-run rally by Morrisville in the fifth inning to win the Class 2 - District 11 championship Monday nig...
They didn't blitz the district field like they did last year when they outscored their two opponents 27-2, but the Bakers...
Marion C. Early’s Dustin Hargus struck out a career-high 18 batters as he led his team to a 2-0 semi-final win against ...
Taylor McClure hit a walk-off single to give No 1 seed Spokane a 1-0 win over upset-minded No. 5 Seymour in the Class 2 Distr...
Branson plated only two runs in their district quarterfinal game on Saturday night, but it was more than enough as pitcher Za...
El Dorado Springs' Spencer Young has already had his fair share of impressive performances on the pitching mound during h...
Missouri State halted a four-game losing streak and evened its three-game Missouri Valley Conference series against Evansvill...
Big hits by Baylie Jones and Tyler Simpson helped the Conway baseball team run the table in the Summit Conference for the fir...
If head coach Jason Howser was apprehensive about his Chiefs overlooking their Thursday opponent to focus on the postseason, ...
Last weekend in St. Louis, dozens of high school football players got to experience the overwhelming joy of winning a state c...
Behind the pitching of senior left hander Zach York, the Waynesville Tigers pulled out a big Ozark Conference win on Tuesday ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark coach Mike Essick got just what he expected in his club&rsq...
Parkview routed the Ozark Tigers on the road, 15-3, in six innings Monday night. The Vikings smashed three home runs and drew...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerChance Wolfe’s best baseball might lay ahead, which is sayi...
The Nixa Eagles (6-7, 2-1) defeated the Ozark Tigers (11-5, 2-1) in a COC battle, 4-3, on Tuesday night, snapping Ozark&rsquo...
The Willard Tigers improve their record to 6-5 with a big win at home over the Nixa Eagles Thursday night, 10-2.CLICK HERE FO...
The Parkview Vikings played host to the Glendale Falcons on Tuesday night in an Ozark Conference rivalry game. The Falcons, l...
Good things, so the old saying goes, comes to those who wait.Five weeks (and two rainouts) after the game was originally sche...
Indiana State scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to complete a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Missouri State S...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCOC-small champ Logan-Rogersville fought off a seventh-inning ral...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWillard senior Justin Atchison continued his undefeated varsity c...
The Parkview Vikings’ offense wasn’t much of an offense until the last frame against Nixa Wednesday night.The Vik...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
It was a cold, blustery day for an Ozarks area baseball game, but the sun shone at Dadeville High School as the Dadeville Bea...
The West Plains Zizzers defeated host Kickapoo, 6-3, after fighting off a late-game rally by the Chiefs. Down only one run go...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSpringfield Catholic starting pitcher Matthew Tipton threw six in...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the first time in 11 years, Hartville takes home their host t...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAt long last, Catholic finally got to play a varsity baseball gam...
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 PlayerThe Ozark Tigers dominated Hillcrest 10-0 thanks in large part to...
The Ash Grove Pirates grabbed their first win of the season against the Fair Grove Eagles, 5-4. The Pirates had struggled thr...
The Rogersville Wildcats put tallies on the board in each of the five innings of baseball Monday, April 1, as they routed Aur...
Missouri State rode another standout pitching performance and a four-run seventh inning rally to upend Indiana State by a 5-1...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLong time Glendale High School baseball Coach Howard Bell passed ...
The Bolivar Liberators defeated the Fair Grove Eagles 9-2 on Wednesday night. The start of the game was delayed for over an h...
The Fair Grove Eagles won the Class 3, District 12 championship tonight with a blowout win over the Lamar Tigers, 13-1.The Ea...
The Springfield Cardinals dropped a 3-1 decision to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals in Springdale on Saturday night.Naturals ...
The Springfield Cardinals stretched their season-high winning streak to seven straight games with a 4-2 victory against the M...
Earlier this season Art Hains, best known as the "Voice of the Bears" called his 1,000th Missouri State men's b...
The Logan-Rogersville Wildcats used a strong pitching performance from junior Jacob Schlesener en route to a dominating win o...
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals topped the Springfield Cardinals, 6-2, before 5,085 fans at Hammons Field on Thursday night.A...
In a 39-11 campaign that has now tied last season's squads for most victories in the program's eight-year history, th...
The University of Missouri football program has received national acclaim from the NCAA for its academic performance yet agai...
The Springfield Cardinals scored three runs in the first and never looked back, cruising to the 6-3 win against the Arkansas ...
First-time visitors to Dadeville’s ballpark will no doubt notice how the slope of the outfield drops significantly towa...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player2012 was an incredible year for sports in the Ozarks with so many...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Cardinal manager Mike Matheny told reporters starting pitcher Chris Carpenter will make a rehab start in Sp...
The Northwest Arkansas scored two runs on wild pitches in the bottom of the ninth, coming back for the 5-4 win against the Sp...
The third statewide coaches baseball rankings have been released.Southwest Missouri has 14 teams ranked in the top 10 across ...
RHP Seth Blair and the Springfield Cardinals topped Major League RHP Roy Oswalt and the Tulsa Drillers, 5-0, before 5,188 fan...
The Springfield Cardinals completed the series sweep with a 2-1 walk-off win in the bottom of the 13th inning against the Fri...
As far as Senior Nights go, Keaton Presley’s will be tough to beat.The Willard senior blasted two home runs, including ...
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...
Springfield Catholic claimed back-to-back Class 3, District 10 titles after rolling host Ava in six innings Tuesday evening, ...
Junior Dylan Bradshaw had five RBIs, including a three-run home run to help Lebanon build a big lead early on Friday at Camde...
Former Missouri State baseball standout Mike Kickham became the 15th Bear to receive a call up to big leagues Tuesday when th...
A day after some shaky defense cost it a shot at a state title, the Dadeville Bearcats put together a superb performance in t...
It was anything but easy, but the Catholic Fightin’ Irish withstood a late comeback bid to outlast rival Rogersville by...
Ash Grove's Taylor Whitworth surrendered just one run on his way to a complete game Tuesday evening, leading the Pirates&...
Cassville plated two unearned runs in the top of the first inning, and the Wildcats would go on to take a narrow 2-1 victory ...
The Stockton Tigers have gotten some outstanding pitching performances this season and Tuesday’s 5-0 home victory over ...
In conjunction with the Springfield Sports Commission, the Ozarks Sports Zone staff took every male prep athlete in the Sprin...
Evangel swept Baker in a Heart of America conference doubleheader Tuesday in Springfield giving the Wildcats their first loss...
The early, non-football, signing period has begun. Here are the expected signings for today and this week.If you have a signi...
Evangel won for the eighth time in nine games with an 8-4 win over Ecclesia (Ark.) Tuesday at the Evangel Baseball Complex.Th...
With the potential tying runs on base in the sixth inning and only one out, Lebanon starting pitcher Austin Knight wasn&rsquo...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Anthony Ferrara brought his best on Saturday night in a 4-0 win over Arkansas. The Cardinals pitcher had his best outing of t...
The Mt. Vernon Lady Mt'neer's used a combination of strong pitching and solid hitting to run away and shut out a Lock...
Baylie Jones' big day at the plate helped state-ranked Conway pick up a 9-2 win over Fair Grove on Tuesday in Conway.CLIC...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClever’s Chance Wolfe is a man of prayer. He commits to his...
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals topped the Springfield Cardinals, 8-4, before 8,009 fans at Hammons Field on Saturday evening...
Morrisville jumped out to an early lead and held on to beat Dadeville at home Thursday, 9-2. After the Panthers put up four r...
A dominant pitcher, a solid defense and an offense that capitalizes on its opportunities are key ingredients for success. Har...
Each week the O-Zone team will rank the Top 15 teams in all five classes based on dominance by class. Factors include overall...
Spokane plated nine runs in the first inning en route to a 19-8 road win over Springfield Central Monday night.CLICK HERE FOR...
Ash Grove has been working on hitting line drives, and it showed Friday evening, as the Pirates plated 10 runs in the first i...
The Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association released the 2013 all-state teams in class 1-5.2013 MHSBCA CLASS 1 ALL ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRick Luna, the boys’ basketball and baseball coach at Dora ...
Nixa's Jacob Ruder pushed the Eagles into sectionals with 8 dominant innings on the mound against Kickapoo. It allowed hi...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
At 2:30pm Wednesday Evangel University will launch a new website devoted to their athletics program. The site, www.EvangelAth...
Heading into Saturday’s Lead-Off Tournament championship, there was more than just first place on the line for Willard....
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt's a new day for Drury baseball, for the first time in prog...
The Nixa Eagles trounced the Kickapoo Chiefs at home in a clash of conference leaders Monday afternoon, 10-1.CLICK HERE FOR P...
The Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for the SASHOF 2014 and future year induction...
Springfield, MO - The Tulsa Drillers took the middle game of the series, 5-0, against the Springfield Cardinals before 5,826 ...
Jacob Wade never got to handle the football growing up.Not because he wasn’t capable though, but because he was too big...
The Hurley Tigers moved past the Central Bulldogs at home 9-5 Tuesday thanks to nine walks and a strong 4-hit outing by start...
The West Plains Zizzers scored three runs in extra innings to beat the Hillcrest Hornets 3-0 in Springfield on Tuesday night....
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerZac Efron’s single “Get’cha Head in the Game&rd...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSpringfield tallied three runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh i...
Drury's baseball Panthers went extra innings in search of a Sunday sweep of Quincy, but fell just short when the Hawks pl...
Losing in the district championship is never enjoyable, but for the Nixa High School baseball team, the memory of last year&r...
Fair Grove celebrated Senior Night in memorable fashion, as Coby Church drove in the winning run to give the Eagles a dramati...
Hard-throwing Strafford pitcher Jacob Wade kept opposing hitters guessing virtually all game long on Thursday, tossing seven ...
The All-Ozark Conference baseball team has been released.Missouri State commit Austin Knight was honored as the conference MV...
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 showdown of top-5 Class 3 teams lived up to its billing Monday night, as top-ranked Springfield Catholic eked out a section...
The Nixa Eagles set out to claim a share of the COC-Large Conference Title at home against the Neosho Wildcats on Thursday af...
Carl Junction visited Aurora Tuesday night and a Big 8 Conference battle ensued, as the final decision, a Carl Junction 6-3 w...
Recently the Chicago Cubs celebrated the one hundredth anniversary of Wrigley Field… and lost. On Monday, the Stockton...
Drury Baseball head coachScott Nasbyhas announced the addition of eight players to the 2014-15 recruiting class for the Panth...
The Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for the SASHOF 2014 and future year induction...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerEvan Gruener is an athlete who can do it all. The Rogersville Wil...
Noah Cherry probably earned himself a few more starts for this season and beyond.The junior lefty tossed a gem Tuesday in his...
Missouri State assistant baseball coach Brent Thomas is calling it a career after 34 years with the program, including the pa...
Forsyth junior Jay Kaufman pitched a one-hit complete game shutout and hit a two-run homerun to lead his Panthers to a 2-0 wi...
Hartville came into this year’s Class 2 Final Four looking to defend its title from a year ago.Early on during Monday&r...
Junior pitcher Jay Kaufman is Forsyth's workhorse."He's been huge for us," Forsyth head coach Jim Julian sa...
In what was a classic pitcher’s duel, the Clever Blue Jays defeated the Blue Eye Bulldogs, 4-2, in a key matchup betwee...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt's a new day for Drury baseball, for the first time in prog...
Springfield Catholic’s Tyler Ast and the Irish baseball team came into the 2014 season with one goal in mind: avenge 20...
Keenen Maddox's two-out home run in the top of the eighth inning gave Missouri State just enough offense to pull out a 2-...
Nixa’s one big inning wasn’t enough to overcome six innings of dominant pitching and ample offense by Rock Bridge...
The Missouri Veterans Home in Mt. Vernon is one of seven facilities statewide that provides long-term nursing care to militar...
On the heels of a perfect 4-0 week and a three-game sweep of Indiana State to open Missouri Valley Conference play, Tate Math...
In what was becoming an increasingly bizarre case of deja vu with each passing inning, the Drury baseball Panthers made sure ...
The Strafford Indians faced off against the Marionville Comets for the Southwest Missouri Wood Bat Tournament Title on Saturd...
Last year was a season of growing pains for the youthful Stockton Tigers, as a host of underclassmen saw extensive action for...
On a night when the Houn' Dawgs were playing for more than just a win or loss, the Mt. Vernon Mountaineer's used that...
Senior Cooper Emerich’s walk-off, sacrifice fly led the Ava Bears to a 9-8 victory over the Mountain Grove Panthers.CLI...
Riding a solid pitching performance and balanced hitting, the Southwest Trojans clinched the Ozark 7 Conference championship ...
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 third statewide coaches baseball rankings have been released.Southwest Missouri has 14 teams ranked in the top 10 across ...
It’s no coincidence that four of Crane’s first five hitters in the lineup are seniors. Not only does coach Bryan ...
Crooked numbers in the second and ninth innings were the difference on Friday afternoon, as the Glendale Falcons survived a l...
The Vikings used five pitchers to win 3-1 in Wednesday night’s non-conference matchup against the Republic Tigers. The ...
The Forsyth Panthers held the state's No. 1 ranking going into the Class 3 tournament, only to be upset by Fair Grove, 1-...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
San Antonio, TX - SS Brian Bixler provided the game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the ninth, as the San Antonio Mission...
The Crane Pirates have traditionally been a tough team to beat but it has been eight years since their last district champion...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerYou may see Fair Grove’s Deric Link bust a move either on t...
The Tulsa Drillers opened the series with an 11-0 win against the Springfield Cardinals before 6,269 fans at Hammons Field on...
The Springfield Cardinals cruised to the 4-1 win against the Arkansas Travelers before 6,009 fans at Hammons Field on Sunday ...
Rookie first baseman Matt Adams is on the road back to the Big Leagues. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Tuesday that Adams ...
" If you thought Blayne Armstrong was just a quarterback with a good arm before this season, you weren’t alone....
Missouri State signees Austin Knight and Brad Archer were too much for the Waynesville Tigers on Tuesday as the Lebanon senio...
The Nixa Eagles put together another stellar offensive game, and added some flawless defense to go with it.Nixa scored the fi...
Propelled by a big night from second baseman Jordan Hall, the Monett Cubs used a 7-run sixth inning to pull away from Barry C...
Glendale first baseman Chandler Collins played the hero’s role late in the Falcons’ 3-2 walk-off win against thei...
The Wildcats scored 14 runs in the first four innings to take the win on their home field against the Mount Vernon Mountainee...
The Dadeville Bearcats came within one swing of pulling off a miraculous comeback on Friday, but it was not meant to be as th...
Lauren Aldridge has been playing the sport she loves and working to be one of the area's best since age five.On Wendesday...
The Springfield Cardinals claimed the series win with a 3-2 victory against the Frisco RoughRiders before 4,877 fans at Hammo...
The Texas League Champion Springfield Cardinals open season number nine Thursday night, 7:09 vs. Corpus Christi at Hammons Fi...
Thursday's game between arch rivals Camdenton and Lebanon ended in record-setting time as the Yellowjackets defeated the ...
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...
Junior pitcher Boby Johnson had the game of his life on a chilly Thursday afternoon, throwing a five-inning no-hitter as the ...
Marionville catcher Seth Smith erased a game’s worth of frustrations at the plate with one swing.Smith, who had struck ...
With struggles on defense, lack of timely hitting, and a little tough luck, the Marshfield Blue Jays lost to the Bolivar Libe...
There’s three keys to baseball: hitting, pitching, and defense.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSOn Monday afternoon, the Branson Pi...
The Forsyth Panthers returned to a newly-renovated home on Monday night after spending a year playing on the road. On a day w...
Evangel shortstop Jake Garrison was named the Heart of America conference Player of the Week for his performance last week.Ga...
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...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Missouri State used two-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning to claim a 2-1 victory over Evansville Thursday in the op...
The Midland RockHounds avoided the sweep with an 11-5 win against the Springfield Cardinals before 6,344 fans at Hammons Fiel...
Republic jumped ahead early on Bolivar Friday night, as the Tigers and held on to beat the Liberators, 9-4.The Tigers shutout...
Drury Baseball head coachScott Nasbyhas announced a 15-member recruiting class for the 2013-14 season and additional great ne...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSpringfield Catholic’s mission for a state baseball champio...
The Sparta Trojans overcome their sluggish defense to beat Billings 5-2 in Friday night’s SWCL matchup. These teams are...
Evangel completed a four game series sweep at Central Methodist winning both games of a doubleheader Saturday. The Crusaders ...
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 Tulsa Drillers took the final game of the 2013 season, 8-4, against the Springfield Cardinals before 5,687 fans at Hammon...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerDrury completed a four-game sweep of its Great Lakes Valley Confe...
Hartville was looking to defend its Class 2 title from a year ago against Valle Catholic, but came up short in a 13-2 loss to...
Corpus Christi, TX - After the Springfield Cardinals plated three runs in the top of the eighth to force extra innings, the C...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClever senior Bryce Wilson saw his college baseball dreams come t...
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 PlayerJustin King was at the top of his game on Tuesday night as he hur...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerA sour end to the regular season doesn’t seem to have carri...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Hillcrest Hornets’ struggles have had head coach Ryan S...
When his curveball is getting over, Nixa’s Jacob Ruder can be awfully tough to hit. And in Tuesday’s non-conferen...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerUp 11-2 in the first four innings, the Willard Tigers fought off ...
The Crane Pirates have traditionally been a tough team to beat but it has been eight years since their last district champion...
There’s nothing like a first-round exit in districts to motivate a team through the offseason.That’s the case for...
Missouri State junior pitcher Nick Petree was one of 17 Division I baseball players named a Louisville Slugger preseason firs...
In a matchup of two pitchers with NCAA D-I futures, Kickapoo’s Logan Wiley stole the show.The future Kansas State Wildc...
Dadeville had just won a second straight district title, but the Bearcats had no reason to let loose with a wild team celebra...
Area teams will compete for district championships from May 15-21. This year's MSHSAA State Championships will again be h...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAva capitalized on an early first inning lead to defeat the Straf...
Nixa’s Jacob Ruder showed why Kansas State University wants his services after graduation in the sectional game against...
Blog Posts
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...
Next week, we could have up over 20 teams from our area win a district baseball championship.Those winners could potentially ...
Next week, we could have up over 20 teams from our area win a district baseball championship.Those winners could potentially ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Conference realignment is finally affecting The Valley.Last week, as many have been speculating for months, Creighton announc...
Conference realignment is finally affecting The Valley.Last week, as many have been speculating for months, Creighton announc...
Photo Galleries
Verona played host to Dadeville, McAuley and Everton on Saturday.
Sparta hosted Bakersfield, Ava and Chadwick for a jambroee.
Niangua played host to Plato and Richland for a jamboree.
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O-Zone Poll
Who was this season's football MVP?
  Alex Derryberry, Carthage
  Tony Grant, Kickapoo
  Josh Martin, Camdenton
  Forrest Merrill, Willard
  Dylan Mountain, Skyline
  Anthony Riley, Parkview
  Keynan Scheurich, Carl Junction
  Dalton Taylor, Strafford
  Logan Tyler, Nixa
  Tanner Wright, Marionville
Rankings
We saw yet another great year in the Ozarks, with three area schools advancing to the Final Four and Winona and MV-BT/Liberty bringing home state championships.
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.