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The Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
Earlier this season Art Hains, best known as the "Voice of the Bears" called his 1,000th Missouri State men's b...
Coming off a tough loss from the week before, the Camdenton Lakers finish off the Parkview Vikings 34-15 in a contest that wa...
The powerful running game of the Maryville Spoofhounds proved too strong for Seneca on Saturday. Led by 157 rushing yards fro...
Missouri State punter ChrisSullens (So., Camdenton, Mo.) has been named Special Teams Player of the Week by the Missouri Vall...
The Evangel University football team is 17th nationally this week in the latest NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ Poll.The Crusaders...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
The University of Missouri football program has received national acclaim from the NCAA for its academic performance yet agai...
Like so many teams have come to learn, once Lamar’s rushing attack starts rolling, few can stop it.The Tigers shook off...
The Thayer Bobcats defeated the Ava Bears on Friday night, 8-0, in a game that could be described as either an offensive stru...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.WEEK 3 ...
MSHSAA has released its Week 3 district standings. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools from Sout...
Nearly 5,000 people voted in our "best defensive player" poll question and it was Willow Springs senior linebacker ...
In their first game, the Harrison Golden Goblins racked up 600 yards of total offense and 64 points…and lost to Ozark ...
Kickapoo’s record goes to 3-0 after its win over Waynesville, 36-6, on Friday night. Anthony Cooper was 12-for-22 passi...
Two Missouri Class 5 state ranked teams squared off in one of southwest Missouri's biggest rivalries and went down to the...
The Ozark Tigers defeated the Republic Tigers, 49-27, in a battle between COC-Large schools. Ozark took advantage of several ...
We often focus our attention on the offense in high school football, but this week we're turning to the defense. After tw...
The one hurdle the Lamar Tigers couldn’t overcome was finally vanquished in resounding fashion Friday night.Lamar, the ...
Evangel will be a part of college football’s opening weekend in 2014 when they start the season Aug. 23 at Arizona Chri...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player2012 was an incredible year for sports in the Ozarks with so many...
2012 Springfield Catholic Football Roster
The West Plains Zizzers have not won a varsity football game since October 28, 2010 in their regular season finale against Ma...
University of Missouri Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel has indefinitely suspended wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham from the...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerJunior Rafe Peavey is one of the most highly recruited quarterbac...
The Missouri State football team has been picked to finish eighth out of 10 teams in the preseason Missouri Valley Football C...
Pete Hanson has taken over as head coach of the Central Bulldogs. Hanson replaces Ozzie Riley, who's now the head coach a...
After losing to Branson in 2012, the Bolivar Liberators used a pair of touchdown drives at the beginning of each half to get ...
This Friday, 341 Missouri high school football teams will kick off their season. But there are a lot of schools in our area w...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the second summer in a row nine of the ten Ozark Conference t...
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...
This week's Taste of the Town takes us to Willard as the Tigers prepare to host rival Republic in the KSPR Game of the We...
For the first time in almost three decades, the Branson football program is looking for a new head football coach.After 28 ye...
Quarterback Rafe Peavey from Bolivar High School in Bolivar, Mo., has signed an Institutional Financial Aid Agreement with Ar...
In conjunction with the Springfield Sports Commission, the Ozarks Sports Zone staff took every male prep athlete in the Sprin...
UPDATE 4:45According to the Christian County coroner Thomas Ligon was pronounced dead at 7:25 this morning in Ozark. The deat...
The Branson Pirates defeated the Cassville Wildcats, 35-28, on Friday night. The heat and humidity played a factor in the end...
The following is the transcript provided by the University of Arkansas on Bret Bielema's press conference. Also included ...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Another rainy night in the Ozarks, but plenty of great football action. The Ozarks Sports Zone team will ha...
Mizzou and Arkansas placed nine combined players on the preseason All-SEC team selected by the coaches. Missouri had five pla...
Missouri State has landed five players on the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason Team, the 10-member conference an...
OzarksSportsZone.com is asking this week, "which coach would you take to win 1 game?" Vote for your favorite coach ...
Three Fayetteville High School football stars are 'Calling the Hogs' together.Quarterback Austin Allen, linebacker Br...
Evan Boehm wanted a Tahoe.Not just any Tahoe, but a brand new, fully loaded Tahoe with zero miles.After all, the 6-foot-3, 31...
The Ash Grove Pirates had their way with the Stockton Tigers and then some in a Mid-Lakes Conference battle of 1-0 teams Frid...
Lamar brought home its third straight state title last year, shattering the Missouri record for points in a season along the ...
Harrison is a proud community, and they love their Goblins. Friday night HHS opens the long-awaited 2014 campaign hosting riv...
No. 25 Mizzou travels to injury-ravaged No. 7 Georgia on Saturday with a chance to make a statement to the nation that its un...
Watching Jaelon Acklin torch defenses week after week makes it easy to see that football is important to the MV/BT Liberty qu...
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...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.WEEK 1 ...
The old saying in smash mouth football is, "He who controls the line of scrimmage, controls the game.” Cassville l...
Stockton returns 18 total starters as the Tigers look to rise up in the Mid-Lakes standings.Team: Stockton Tigers 2013 Record...
Mike Mauk, the architect of the high powered Kenton High School (Ohio) offenses and father of Mizzou quarterback Maty Mauk, w...
We are just a couple days away from the preseason Jamborees that encompass not only football this year. Find out where your t...
Springfield's Lighthouse Christian Chargers (11-2) beat 3rd ranked and defending national champ Central Virginia Christia...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Maty Mauk and the Missouri Tigers will look to defend their first ever SEC East championship in 2014, and they must do so wit...
It is postseason honors time for the fall sports. As we get all league and all state teams we will post them and add them her...
Carl Junction, Lamar and Seneca combined to take up 26 of a possible 30 first-team selections on the offensive and defensive ...
A memorial fund has been set up for former Ozark High School athletic standout Thomas Ligon. The Arkansas State senior track ...
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...
One minute and seventeen seconds into Mizzou’s matchup with Vanderbilt, the tone had been set. The Tigers offense wasn&...
Missouri State University has finalized its 2013 football schedule which features a 12-game regular-season for the first time...
After ending four seasons in a row with a loss to Valle Catholic, the Bobcats are ready for a change of scenery.PICTURES: THA...
The Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
Arkansas’ new head coach Bret Bielema knows offensive linemen.He is the only FBS head coach to have a former offensive ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWebb City quarterback John Roderique threw two first-half touchdo...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerComing into Saturday’s Class 3 semifinal game John Burrough...
At 2:30pm Wednesday Evangel University will launch a new website devoted to their athletics program. The site, www.EvangelAth...
Hugh Keeton caught up with Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel a day ahead of the big game. Watch the video above for the whole int...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Willard running back Zakorey Barr’s productive night and a stout defensive stand in the fourth quarter sealed a 30-22 C...
Former Lebanon Yellow Jacket and Missouri Tiger offensive lineman Justin Britt can now add another title to his resume.Pro.&q...
Ned caught up with the Nixa head football coach ahead of Friday's match-up with Webb City.
On offense, the Monett High School football team ripped off big run after big run behind the one-two attack of Kurran Blamey ...
The Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for the SASHOF 2014 and future year induction...
The Bison are on the hunt for some wins under fourth-year coach Jeff Stone.Coach: Jeff Stone (4th year)2013 record: 0-10Playe...
The Missouri Tigers are starting to feel a little like Rodney Dangerfield.No respect.Just a year removed from a 12-2 season t...
Jacob Wade never got to handle the football growing up.Not because he wasn’t capable though, but because he was too big...
Kickapoo's undefeated run through the Ozark Conference gave the Chiefs six first-team selections on offense, three on def...
The All Mid-Lakes football team has been released.Strafford led the way on offense with five total selections including the O...
After turning in a career performance to lead a resurgent Missouri State offense Saturday at Murray State, Bears’ senio...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player..Coach: John Beckham, 5th season at Hillcrest2011 Recap: 11-2, l...
This week's statewide media football poll is out.Kickapoo is now tied for fifth in Class 5 with Nixa moving up one spot t...
With MSHSAA eliminating two-a-days and the clock counting down to kickoff, Lockwood has a sense of urgency as they look to co...
With several new coaches in the Ozarks this fall we wanted to know who you the fans think was the best hire. The results are ...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.(First-place vote...
The Missouri Football Coaches Association released its all-state teams for the 2013 season Friday afternoon. Several Southwes...
The Southeastern Conference on Monday announced a 12-year rotation of non-division opponents for SEC football schedules throu...
Redshirt senior Michael Sam has been honored as the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in his team's 4...
Mizzou and Arkansas placed 8 combined players on the preseason All-SEC team selected by the media. Missouri had 4 players inc...
The Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations from the public for the SASHOF 2014 and future year induction...
Bolivar rolled through the COC Small unbeaten and was rewarded on the All Conference team as a result.The Liberators claimed ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt’s not often you see a player sign at a Football Bowl Sub...
After falling behind 14-10 at the half, Camdenton would score the only points of the second half to defeat Hillcrest 17-14.Th...
Missouri State University defensive lineman Anthony Grady (Texarkana, Ark.) has agreed to terms with the National Football Le...
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 Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
The Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
In his first year as head coach, Brian McNamee made a big move in a small town. He introduced the spread to a young Tiger squ...
Low numbers have forced the Greenfield High School football team to alter their schedule this fall. The Wildcats, led by firs...
Wins have been hard to come by at Central. In Pete Hanson’s 2nd year as head coach the Bulldogs are turning to a spread...
2012 Nixa Football Roster
Easton Flaugh carried Reeds Spring to a 41-28 win over Green Forest on Friday night. The win gives the Wolves a 2-0 record to...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAnother football season and another 0-4 start for Missouri State....
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerTwo minutes into the second quarter, holding a 14-0 lead, it seem...
The first football Friday in the Ozarks featured a raucus set of games. From shut outs to conference matchups to upsets, ther...
Southwest Baptist head football coach Craig Schuler, and the entire Bearcats coaching staff, have announced the signing of 28...
The Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
Expectations were running high for the No.2 state-ranked Strafford Indians, and the team did not disappoint.Strafford’s...
It wasn’t pretty, but Mizzou took down FCS South Dakota State 38-18 in its opening game of the season in front of 60,00...
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was arrested for marijuana possession in Columbia on Wedne...
It’s been more than 50 years since Mizzou and Arkansas football have faced off in the regular season.At the time of Mis...
The O-Zone team reflects on week 1 games around the Ozarks. Elza Evans blew up for Lebanon, Tony Grant dominated for Kickapoo...
Fresh off a school-record 12-win season, the University of Missouri football program has followed up with an outstanding grou...
The pressure of winning a state championship is nothing new to the Lamar Tigers.Despite reaching the pinnacle of Class 2 foot...
For the first time in 24 years, the Osceola Indians make their way back to the Class 1 football final four after rolling Cres...
Kickapoo was gift-wrapped an early lead against top-ranked Lee’s Summit West in Saturday’s Class 5 quarterfinals....
MV-BT Liberty quarterback-receiver duo Jaelon Acklin and James Denton were the only two unanimous First-Team Offensive select...
This week's statewide football rankings are out.In Class 5, Camdenton and Ozark hold steady at Nos. 5 and 7 with Nixa ent...
Hugh Keeton caught up with Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel a day ahead of the big game. Watch the video above for the whole int...
What's new is actually old at Pierce City. After four years away from the football team Brad Hocker is back leading the E...
Missouri State All-American defensive back CalebSchaffitzel (Jr., S, Fair Grove, Mo.) once again took home some of the team&#...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCASSVILLE, MO - The Monett Cubs had held Cassville out of the end...
While the Marionville Comet’s offense is powerful, efficient and reliable, it is also predictable. The predictable part...
Joplin's Adam St. Peter and Webb City's Phoenix Johnson signed to play for the Bears next year.CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS ...
Homecomings are supposed to be sure-thing victories for the home team, but Mountain View/Birch Tree Liberty went as far as se...
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...
E.J. Gaines has been named the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week for locking down Texas A&M's star receiver Mike Evans ...
Mtn. Grove couldn’t have come up with a more perfect way to start its 2013 football campaign. Meaning that for Logan-Ro...
The Parkview Viking football team took the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness. Catch the video of it above.
Hugh Keeton, Mike Scott, Jordan Burton and Kai Raymer from Ozarks Sports Zone breaks down week 2 matchups around the Ozarks, ...
Reports from New Orleans and Shreveport surfaced Tuesday night saying LSU football coach Les Miles has received an offer to b...
Boomer Sooner!After an offseason that has seen former Mizzou receiver Dorial Green-Beckham arrested twice for off the field i...
Earlier this week Parkview senior kicker Taylor Middlebrooks received a letter stating he has been selected as a "Blue-G...
On the heels of one of the more memorable individual defensive efforts in Missouri State football history, sophomore Dylan Co...
Former Missouri State University standout Randy Richards (OL, Royal Palm Beach, Fla.) was acquired by the National Football L...
Stockton returns 18 total starters as the Tigers look to rise up in the Mid-Lakes standings.Team: Stockton Tigers 2013 Record...
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...
On a cold and rainy Friday night, the Bolivar Liberators spoiled senior night for the Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Iri...
Teams like the 2012 Ozark Tigers don't come along every year. The red and white knocked out top ranked Lee's Summit W...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will break down the games to watch, players on the rise and trends to keep an eye on. T...
" If you thought Blayne Armstrong was just a quarterback with a good arm before this season, you weren’t alone....
As the season draws to a close we reflect on the best of the high school football season. A half dozen or so area teams remai...
It was another wet and chilly night around the Ozarks as once again the high school football field was cut in half. Congrats ...
All season long, Mountain View-Birch Tree Liberty was the "hunted". Other state-ranked teams within their district ...
All season long, Mountain View-Birch Tree Liberty was the "hunted". Other state-ranked teams within their district ...
Missouri State quarterback Ashton Glaser (Sr., Springdale, Ark.) has been named as Offensive Player of the Week by the Missou...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe usually intense Brenton Illum couldn’t help but to smil...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAn experienced group in 2011 led the Branson Pirates to five stra...
Muddy conditions plagued the Ozarks once again while many teams found refuge on the turf of other schools. The Show-Me State ...
Keyed by a dominant defensive performance that included a school-record three interception returns for touchdowns, Missouri S...
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Tyler Wilson's return to the Arkansas lineup was overshadowed by his opposing quarterback.Gary Nova th...
RELEASE FROM MIZZOU: Dorial Green-Beckham has been dismissed from the football program at the University of Missouri. The dec...
A dominating defensive performance helped propel Camdenton to its fourth consecutive quarterfinal appearance on Monday as the...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
It was a record setting day for 8th-ranked Missouri's Dorial Green-Beckham and a record tying day for Maty Mauk, as the T...
MSHSAA has released its district standings after Week 7. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools fro...
Prior to the season we asked you the fans, "who will be this seasons's MVP?" Nearly 2,000 votes were cast and N...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's O-Zone poll question examines the area high school football team's not only off to a bi...
Logan-Rogersville and Catholic met Friday night, with both seeking their first win of the season. It would be the Wildcats ge...
Within eye sight of the Strafford Indians' football practice field is the elementary school playground. It's very sym...
One of the biggest wins in years for the Missouri Tigers also came with a loss, as quarterback James Franklin is expected to ...
Webb City’s football machine manufactured another state title with ease on Saturday.The Cardinals scored touchdowns on ...
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...
BOLIVAR, Mo. - Southwest Baptist University will not renew the contract of head football coach Keith Allen according to his F...
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 have been stuck in the bottom half of the COC Large since its reallignment. Size hasn't been a problem...
CLICK HERE FOR MORE CAMDENTON STORIES, PHOTOS AND VIDEOThe name Bob Shore is synonymous with Camdenton football and for fans ...
Some people may call it nonsense.Gimmicky.Bogus.Regardless of your description, the end result is the same.Points.Behind its ...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Kickapoo shrugged off an early field goal to win 45-16 against Ozark in the Class 5, District 5 semifinal round.CLICK HERE FO...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerBRANSON, MO - Branson's football stadium has a unique sidelin...
Wrapping up his high school career, Bolivar quarterback Rafe Peavey is ready for one last Ozarks fall on the gridiron.HEAD CO...
The University of Missouri and Purdue University have agreed to a two-game home-and-home series in football, as announced tod...
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 Tigers struggled early against FCS Murray State, but would score 45 unanswered points from the second quarter on to win h...
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...
One of the most exciting offensive performances in the 3A-1 Conference will come from Jay Martin's Green Forest Tigers in...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCASSVILLE, MO - The Monett Cubs had held Cassville out of the end...
University of Missouri junior tailback Henry Josey (Angleton, Texas) has decided to bypass his final year of eligibility and ...
The Missouri Football Coaches Association has released its All-State teams. Click the link for the corrseponding class below ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- When John Beckham arrived as head coach at Hi...
It was a back and forth contest Friday in Mountain Grove as the hosting Panthers were able to hold on for a 33-20 victory ove...
SPRINGFIELD -- Missouri State sophomore Caleb Schaffitzel (S, Fair Grove, Mo.) took home seven honors, including Team MVP and...
The Mtn. Grove Panthers and Cassville Wildcats both carried high-hopes into their Friday night meeting after impressive openi...
Hugh Keeton, Jordan Burton, Kai Raymer and Mike Scott break down the big games coming up Friday night around the Ozarks.Full ...
The Strafford Indians welcomed in the Eagles from Fair Grove Friday night and lit up the scoreboard on Senior Night. The Indi...
FULL WEEK 4 SCOREBOARDBEST PHOTOS OF WEEK 4TOP FAN PHOTOS OF WEEK 4Game of the NightAnother one bites the dust in the Ozark C...
It’s highly unlikely that anyone in Jim Whitesell Stadium could have guessed that when Stockton sophomore Mason Brown p...
The media has released their all-state football teams. Click the links below to see each team.CLASS 6 ALL-STATE - CLICK HEREC...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMSHSAA has released its week three district standings. Here you w...
A new offense and defense was introduced to the Pirates in 2013. With a year to learn the techniques, the time has come for P...
Several teams are off to 2-0 starts to the football season this fall, including a handful of squads that maybe weren't ex...
If you like punts and defense, this was not the game for you. But if you liked offensive slugfests with punches and counterpu...
Robert Richmond's 271 rushing yards and three touchdowns led Willard to a 55-24 win on Friday night that ended a 21-year ...
Nine Missouri State football players have been named to the 2013 All-Missouri Valley Football Conference Team, the league ann...
Gouged, shredded, burned, ran over. There are plenty of terms you could pull from the thesaurus to describe what the Republic...
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...
Chad, Jordan, Hugh and Mike break down week 3 games around the Ozarks, including Mtn Grove at Ava, West Plains at Glendale, K...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place vote...
Will Christian is building a winning tradition in Lebanon. The Yellowjackets have won 26 games in the last three seasons and ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCASSVILLE, Mo. – The Cassville Wildcats ranked 3rd in Class...
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 PlayerWith their neighboring town locations and high-end "keeping...
West Plains came to town to play a Glendale team that wasn't given much hope. It ended up being a ball game that saw almo...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. Week 4 saw no new additions ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark went into Lee’s Summit West a heavy underdog to the h...
Trailing by ten in a home opener is enough to make any coach sick, but this was especially true for Parkview’s head coa...
For the second time this season, the Waynesville Tigers and the Lebanon Yellowjackets played a barn burner.CLICK HERE FOR PHO...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The inaugural "1 Awards", a joint venture by Ozarks Sports Zone and the Springfield Sports Commission as a celebrat...
Tuesday's crowd surfing at the newly renovated Plaster Stadium was just a tune up for what might be at Saturday's 6:0...
MSHSAA has released its Week 2 district standings. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools from Sout...
Millions of folks will gather this Sunday to watch the Super Bowl after spending much of this week deciding whether they will...
Arkansas started out 3-0 in the Bret Bielema era, but has hit an 0-4 skid since that has seen the Razorbacks get outscored 38...
Missouri State safety Caleb Schaffitzel (Jr., Fair Grove, Mo.) has picked up a pair of national honors after his standout per...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - This week's O-Zone poll question examines the area high school football team's not only off to a bi...
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...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
On his first carry of the night, Nixa’s standout senior running back Alec Murphy got loose for 27 yards. On his second ...
For over a century Springfield has been the center of the Ozarks sports landscape. Many great coaches and athletes have walke...
It was a back and forth contest Friday in Mountain Grove as the hosting Panthers were able to hold on for a 33-20 victory ove...
The Southwest Baptist University football team fell in their GLVC opener to William Jewell 29-26 on Thursday evening in Liber...
The Mizzou football team announced itself to the college football world last Saturday by beating then No. 7 Georgia 41-26 on ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAnd only the elite-8 in the state remain after Monday night's...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe field of high school football contenders was once again chopp...
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS 6Rank, team...
The annual Mizzou Football Camp came through Springfield on Tuesday. The camp was held at Drury's Harrison Stadium.Tigers...
Missouri State University has finalized its 2014 football schedule which features a 12-game regular-season for the second yea...
The Harrison Goblins showed no mercy in an opening night 61-21 blowout of rival Mountain Home. Before the Bombers offense too...
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...
The SEC Title game between Missouri and Auburn is one that none of the assembled media at SEC Media Days this past June predi...
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...
Mt. Vernon lost some key contributors from 2012, but with an experienced quarterback returning they hope to make some noise i...
There are few things in college athletics more awe-inspiring than the calling of the Hogs, especially for Arkansas native Bre...
We've asked you about the best athletes, the best coaches, even the best cheer and dance teams, but this week we're g...
Next week's O-Zone Poll Question is one of tremendous pride. We're giving every school in the Ozarks a chance to hold...
MSHSAA has released its Week 6 district standings. Here you will find the standings for districts that have schools from Sout...
The Ozarks Sports Zone team will have coverage from all over the area tonight. You can follow our live update, Twitter @Ozark...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Evangel’s football team is ranked 22nd nationally in the NAIA preseason coaches’ poll. The #22 ranking marks the ...
There's change coming to Fair Grove this fall; but it's the good kind of change.Bill Voorhis was hired in June to tak...
The Harrison Golden Goblins are expecting a payoff season in the third year of the Chad Harbison era. After going a combined ...
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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 ...
If you’re a fan of any sports team, you probably fall into two categories:1. You always expect your team to somehow, so...
If you’re a fan of any sports team, you probably fall into two categories:1. You always expect your team to somehow, so...
Who were the big players from Week 2 football? What do you have to look forward to in Week 3. I cover it all here.See all of ...
Who were the big players from Week 2 football? What do you have to look forward to in Week 3. I cover it all here.See all of ...
Mizzou opened its football season with a 38-18 win over FCS opponent South Dakota State on Saturday. Here are five things I a...
Mizzou opened its football season with a 38-18 win over FCS opponent South Dakota State on Saturday. Here are five things I a...
The freshness of a new season offers a chance for a fresh start, hope and the promise of a better future. And if you’ve...
The freshness of a new season offers a chance for a fresh start, hope and the promise of a better future. And if you’ve...
Finally, all the talking, previewing and predictions by “experts” such as myself are over. The season is here and...
Finally, all the talking, previewing and predictions by “experts” such as myself are over. The season is here and...
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 ...
Four of the conference’s seven teams were ranked at some point in 2013. The Mid-Lakes will again be top loaded in 2014,...
Four of the conference’s seven teams were ranked at some point in 2013. The Mid-Lakes will again be top loaded in 2014,...
2014 will be a year of change in the COC-Small. Guys like Rafe Peavey, Blayne Armstrong, and Easton Flaugh are all off to sta...
2014 will be a year of change in the COC-Small. Guys like Rafe Peavey, Blayne Armstrong, and Easton Flaugh are all off to sta...
It's a new year, but the same story in the OC. Balance. It seems like over the last few years you could flip a coin as to...
It's a new year, but the same story in the OC. Balance. It seems like over the last few years you could flip a coin as to...
The Big 8 continues to be the premier mid-sized conference in the Ozarks. Since 2010 Cassville, Lamar, Monett, and Seneca hav...
The Big 8 continues to be the premier mid-sized conference in the Ozarks. Since 2010 Cassville, Lamar, Monett, and Seneca hav...
There may not be a more physical conference in the Ozarks than the SCA. MV-BT/Liberty has won the league four of the last fiv...
There may not be a more physical conference in the Ozarks than the SCA. MV-BT/Liberty has won the league four of the last fiv...
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?...
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...
As the saying goes, offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. With the emergence of more spread offenses it take...
As the saying goes, offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships. With the emergence of more spread offenses it take...
Last year it was the Year of the Quarterback in the Ozarks. While names like Peavey, Acklin, Armstrong, and Cooper are off to...
Last year it was the Year of the Quarterback in the Ozarks. While names like Peavey, Acklin, Armstrong, and Cooper are off to...
There is nothing more exciting than seeing a playmaker get the ball in open field. Many of last year’s top producers ar...
There is nothing more exciting than seeing a playmaker get the ball in open field. Many of last year’s top producers ar...
Dorial Green-Beckham is now an Oklahoma Sooner.If you’re scratching your head right now, you’re not alone.Yes, DG...
Dorial Green-Beckham is now an Oklahoma Sooner.If you’re scratching your head right now, you’re not alone.Yes, DG...
For the third summer in a row Kickapoo hosted the Ozark Conference 7v7 Tournament. Here is a recap from the 3rd annual event....
For the third summer in a row Kickapoo hosted the Ozark Conference 7v7 Tournament. Here is a recap from the 3rd annual event....
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...
Over the past decade NCAA conference realignment has rocked the world of college athletics.We’ve seen more than a half ...
Over the past decade NCAA conference realignment has rocked the world of college athletics.We’ve seen more than a half ...
Glendale Football fans get ready.Friday’s hiring of Mike Mauk will be a changing of the guard in the hierarchy that is ...
Glendale Football fans get ready.Friday’s hiring of Mike Mauk will be a changing of the guard in the hierarchy that is ...
Mizzou took down Oklahoma State 41-31 in a thrilling Cotton Bowl win. Here are five things I am taking away from the game.CLI...
Mizzou took down Oklahoma State 41-31 in a thrilling Cotton Bowl win. Here are five things I am taking away from the game.CLI...
Mizzou fell to Auburn 59-42 on Saturday in the SEC Title Game. Here are five things I am taking away from the game.CLICK HERE...
Mizzou fell to Auburn 59-42 on Saturday in the SEC Title Game. Here are five things I am taking away from the game.CLICK HERE...
Do the Missouri Tigers have a Heisman Trophy candidate this season? The short answer is no, but if we can play the “if&...
Do the Missouri Tigers have a Heisman Trophy candidate this season? The short answer is no, but if we can play the “if&...
All Fall I’ve had a chance to see some of the best players in the area. In light of that, I decided to make the inaugur...
All Fall I’ve had a chance to see some of the best players in the area. In light of that, I decided to make the inaugur...
It’s probably false hope and wishful thinking, but the Missouri State football team will play a regular season finale w...
It’s probably false hope and wishful thinking, but the Missouri State football team will play a regular season finale w...
District football championships will be decided Monday night. We switched up the format of the Mowhawk Chronicles this week. ...
District football championships will be decided Monday night. We switched up the format of the Mowhawk Chronicles this week. ...
The Missouri State football program will hit a crossroads this weekend. The Bears have suddenly caught fire, winning three ga...
The Missouri State football program will hit a crossroads this weekend. The Bears have suddenly caught fire, winning three ga...
The second round of districts get going this week. Jordan Burton takes a look back at the first round and ahead to this week....
The second round of districts get going this week. Jordan Burton takes a look back at the first round and ahead to this week....
We finish up our look around the area football districts with Class 1CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DIS...
We finish up our look around the area football districts with Class 1CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DIS...
My first reaction when I saw the proposed MSU football field designs on Twitter last week was to chuckle, roll my eyes and th...
My first reaction when I saw the proposed MSU football field designs on Twitter last week was to chuckle, roll my eyes and th...
We continue our district football previews with Class 2.CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DISTRICT FOOTBAL...
We continue our district football previews with Class 2.CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DISTRICT FOOTBAL...
We continue our look at the area's football districts with Class 3CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DI...
We continue our look at the area's football districts with Class 3CLASS 5 DISTRICT FOOTBALL PRIMER - CLICK HERECLASS 4 DI...
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 ...
Big Man on CampusRafe Peavey, Quarterback – Bolivar: Simply put, Rafe Peavey does things that normal people cannot do, ...
Big Man on CampusRafe Peavey, Quarterback – Bolivar: Simply put, Rafe Peavey does things that normal people cannot do, ...
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...
Mizzou suffered a crushing 27-24 overtime loss to South Carolina on Saturday. Here are five things I am taking away from the ...
Mizzou suffered a crushing 27-24 overtime loss to South Carolina on Saturday. Here are five things I am taking away from the ...
Big Man on CampusJacob LaSalle, Quarterback – Marionville: The sophomore signal-caller continues to turn heads in his f...
Big Man on CampusJacob LaSalle, Quarterback – Marionville: The sophomore signal-caller continues to turn heads in his f...
Mizzou improved to 7-0 and now holds a two-game lead in the SEC East after beating Florida. Here are five things to take away...
Mizzou improved to 7-0 and now holds a two-game lead in the SEC East after beating Florida. Here are five things to take away...
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...
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...
For the first time in a while, Missouri State got to feel what it’s like to be on the side where everything seems to go...
For the first time in a while, Missouri State got to feel what it’s like to be on the side where everything seems to go...
Big Man on CampusLogan Allred, Running Back – Ash Grove: Allred is this year’s version of Brock West. The biggest...
Big Man on CampusLogan Allred, Running Back – Ash Grove: Allred is this year’s version of Brock West. The biggest...
Arkansas lost its SEC opener on Saturday at home. Here are some things to take away from the game1. Welcome Back Brandon Alle...
Arkansas lost its SEC opener on Saturday at home. Here are some things to take away from the game1. Welcome Back Brandon Alle...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
No matter how much you scout, evaluate and study in the preseason, there will always be a few teams that emerge from off the ...
No matter how much you scout, evaluate and study in the preseason, there will always be a few teams that emerge from off the ...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Jordan Burton will chime in weekly with thoughts from high school and college sports. He has a mowhawk...for now.Big Man on C...
Arkansas handed Southern Miss its 15th consecutive loss on Saturday. There were several things that stood out in the game. He...
Arkansas handed Southern Miss its 15th consecutive loss on Saturday. There were several things that stood out in the game. He...
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...
Mizzou did a lot of good things against Toledo, but there were some head-scratching decisions and plays as well. Here are my ...
Mizzou did a lot of good things against Toledo, but there were some head-scratching decisions and plays as well. Here are my ...
Missouri State dropped its season opener 23-17 last week, a winnable game against a Northwestern State team that had lost sev...
Missouri State dropped its season opener 23-17 last week, a winnable game against a Northwestern State team that had lost sev...
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 Razorbacks opened up with a big win over Louisiana 34-14 on Saturday and there were some things that stood out to me in t...
The Razorbacks opened up with a big win over Louisiana 34-14 on Saturday and there were some things that stood out to me in t...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the OC this season.Ozark ConferenceAs has...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the OC this season.Ozark ConferenceAs has...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the Big 8 this season.Big 8 ConferenceThe...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the Big 8 this season.Big 8 ConferenceThe...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the COC Small this season.Central Ozark C...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the COC Small this season.Central Ozark C...
Missouri State’s football opener Thursday night should draw the largest crowd of the season and a packed student sectio...
Missouri State’s football opener Thursday night should draw the largest crowd of the season and a packed student sectio...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the Mid-Lakes this season.Mid-Lakes Confe...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the Mid-Lakes this season.Mid-Lakes Confe...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the SCA this season.South Central Associa...
The football season gets going on Friday. Here is everything you need to know about the SCA this season.South Central Associa...
The games that matter start on Friday. We will take a look at all of the SW Missouri football conferences this week and offer...
The games that matter start on Friday. We will take a look at all of the SW Missouri football conferences this week and offer...
Guys on the RiseJade Bloss, Running Back – Sarcoxie: The Bears are one of the area’s best rushing teams. In an er...
Guys on the RiseJade Bloss, Running Back – Sarcoxie: The Bears are one of the area’s best rushing teams. In an er...
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...
Skills that KillA quarterbacks job is to get the ball in the hands of his playmakers. Some of these guys catch it. Some take ...
Skills that KillA quarterbacks job is to get the ball in the hands of his playmakers. Some of these guys catch it. Some take ...
We are just two weeks from kickoff high school football here in the Ozarks. Jordan Burton is breaking down players, teams, an...
We are just two weeks from kickoff high school football here in the Ozarks. Jordan Burton is breaking down players, teams, an...
We are just two weeks from kickoff high school football here in the Ozarks. Jordan Burton is breaking down players, teams, an...
We are just two weeks from kickoff high school football here in the Ozarks. Jordan Burton is breaking down players, teams, 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...
Without doubt, there are some Mizzou fans gathered around the coffee machine at work on Monday morning who are starting to wo...
Without doubt, there are some Mizzou fans gathered around the coffee machine at work on Monday morning who are starting to wo...
With one Hail Mary pass - a blown call that really did decide the outcome of a game - and a ton of media attention in the aft...
With one Hail Mary pass - a blown call that really did decide the outcome of a game - and a ton of media attention in the aft...
We marveled at the masterful football work of Dorial Green-Beckham at Hillcrest High the past four years because it was both ...
We marveled at the masterful football work of Dorial Green-Beckham at Hillcrest High the past four years because it was both ...
It’s Year Two of the Shore-to-Shore baton exchange of football head coaching duties at Camdenton High School. That&rsqu...
It’s Year Two of the Shore-to-Shore baton exchange of football head coaching duties at Camdenton High School. That&rsqu...
As a kid I can remember watching Braves’ games with my dad and always being baffled when Bobby Cox would decide to argu...
As a kid I can remember watching Braves’ games with my dad and always being baffled when Bobby Cox would decide to argu...
This just in … Dorial Green-Beckham is not going to catch 119 passes for 2,233 yards and 24 touchdowns as a freshman t...
This just in … Dorial Green-Beckham is not going to catch 119 passes for 2,233 yards and 24 touchdowns as a freshman t...
Needless to say, Tyler Evans’ football plans for 2012 have drastically changed.But, in a weird way, it just might be fo...
Needless to say, Tyler Evans’ football plans for 2012 have drastically changed.But, in a weird way, it just might be fo...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the first time ever, the Ozarks heads into the 2012-2013 camp...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the first time ever, the Ozarks heads into the 2012-2013 camp...
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...
It will be interesting to see what happens if John L. Smith, operating on a 10-month contract as the Arkansas football coach ...
It will be interesting to see what happens if John L. Smith, operating on a 10-month contract as the Arkansas football coach ...
Once again, Missouri State football fans are bracing for a less-than-stellar season from the Bears.The team is picked to fini...
Once again, Missouri State football fans are bracing for a less-than-stellar season from the Bears.The team is picked to fini...
Arkansas Razorback’s senior Quarterback Tyler Wilson’s numbers say he should be playing in the NFL. Last year he ...
Arkansas Razorback’s senior Quarterback Tyler Wilson’s numbers say he should be playing in the NFL. Last year he ...
Photo Galleries
Glendale moved on to the district title game where Ozark awaits
The Lady Eagles claimed back-to-back district titles by sweeping Licking Tuesday night in Cabool.
Sparta won the district title over S of O 25-12 & 25-13
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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.