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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...
Arkansas will try to get in the left side of the win-loss column this week against an injury ravaged Florida Gators team.Flor...
The Parkview Vikings will continue their season after a 42-0 rout over the Ruskin Eagles Friday night.After a tough loss last...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMissouri State University has announced the receipt of National L...
It’s highly unlikely that anyone in Jim Whitesell Stadium could have guessed that when Stockton sophomore Mason Brown p...
Mount Vernon was just 1-9 in 2013, but the ‘Neers are welcoming back a familiar face to help resurrect the program.HEAD...
In just two ballgames, the Ash Grove Pirates have established themselves as one of the better Class 2 teams in the area. They...
Mizzou is rising fast in the nation’s eyes after back-to-back wins over ranked teams for the first time since 1976.The ...
2012 Marshfield Football Roster
Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel discussed the difficulties of Mizzou's early SEC schedule and the early season s...
Sixth ranked Baker pulled away from Evangel Saturday for a 54-10 win over the Crusaders in Baldwin City, Kan.Evangel’s ...
2012 Hollister Football Roster
The Southwest Baptist University football team fell to Fort Hays State on Saturday afternoon 56-14. The Bearcats now fall to ...
After a difficult 3-7 season in 2012, the Pierce City Eagles will be relying on experience both on the field and on the sidel...
PICTURES: BRANSON FOOTBALL PRACTICEMoving into the top half of the COC Large is a goal for the Branson Pirates this fall. Wit...
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 paper Arkansas should have had an easy time with Southern Miss as three-touchdown favorites. The Golden Eagles brought wit...
The third week of high school football is set to get going. Find out where the O-Zone will have coverage below.Watch the vide...
Henry Josey broke loose for the go-ahead score on a 57-yard run with 3:34 to go and No. 5 Missouri wrapped up the SEC East, r...
James Franklin orchestrated two lengthy touchdown drives and added another score on the ground in the second half to help Mis...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerOzark High School has sent its fair share of athletes on to colle...
The O-Zone was all over the Ozarks taking photos at 12 different football jamborees and three soccer jamborees on Friday. In ...
Arkansas defensive lineman Chris Smith was named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week, and Alex Collins was honored as the S...
Ozarks Sports Zone's Chris Parker and Hugh Keeton report from Hoover, Alabama on the Ozarks' SEC duo Mizzou and Arkan...
Southwest Baptist University has announced the SBU Football team will join the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) effective...
This one had all the makings of a Monett party.The stands of the newly renovated Burl Fowler stadium were packed to witness t...
Willard running back Zakorey Barr’s productive night and a stout defensive stand in the fourth quarter sealed a 30-22 C...
Despite landing the nation's top recruit Dorial Green-Beckham two years ago, Mizzou has ranked toward the bottom of recru...
Missouri State forced five second-half turnovers and limited No. 24 Illinois State to 214 yards of total offense to post a 37...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLast year was a test unlike any other for Arkansas senior fullbac...
Evangel ended their season with a 38-24 loss to 9th ranked Benedictine at JFK Saturday. The Crusaders nearly overcame a disas...
The Lighthouse Christian Chargers have established themselves as one of the top home school programs in the nation and believ...
Missouri State safety Caleb Schaffitzel (Jr., Fair Grove, Mo.) is one of 20 nominees on the 2013 Buck Buchanan Award Watch Li...
The Willard Tigers have been stuck in the bottom half of the COC Large since its reallignment. Size hasn't been a problem...
Rogersville is coming off a 5-6 season and will be faced with inexperience at the skill positions this fall.PICTURES: ROGERSV...
Carl Junction, Lamar and Seneca combined to take up 26 of a possible 30 first-team selections on the offensive and defensive ...
Graduation hit the Skyline Tigers hard, so several players will be taking on bigger roles.HEAD COACH – Brandon Shelby, ...
Mizzou got all it wanted from Toledo on Saturday , but the Tigers were able to pull away late for a 38-23 win.The most tellin...
Kickapoo’s record goes to 3-0 after its win over Waynesville, 36-6, on Friday night. Anthony Cooper was 12-for-22 passi...
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...
Ozarks Sports Zone is giving away a 4-pack of tickets to the South Carolina at Arkansas SEC football game Saturday October 12...
With the Aug. 29 season opener for the Missouri State Bears just over a week away, Coach Terry Allen's squad will have a ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWillard’s gameplan for homecoming success against Ozark was...
The following is the transcript provided by the University of Arkansas on Bret Bielema's press conference. Also included ...
The Ash Grove Pirates grabbed opportunities and maintained their perfect home record Friday night with a 42-21 victory over t...
The O-Zone asked "Who will be the 2012 Football MVP?" And you the fans made your pick; Camdenton senior Murphy Ward...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Ozark Tigers mauled the visiting Cardinals from St. Joseph Be...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas' final game finished as typical as the rest in a 2012 season fans want to forget.The LSU Ti...
When your head coach says your team's strengths are "good experience at all positions" and "senior leaders...
2012 Central Football Roster
Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS 6Rank, team...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerColumbia, MO - Mizzou football did what they were supposed to do ...
After spending the last 9 seasons as the defensive coordinator at Bolivar, Shad Edwards takes over as head coach of the Stock...
Willard and Neosho met on a sunny, soggy field at Tiger Stadium on Saturday, 19 hours later than they had planned, thanks to ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerHurricane Isaac’s rainy remainder allowed Ava to outrun def...
The Nixa Eagles soundly defeated the Kickapoo Chiefs 37-21 in a Class 5, District 5 semifinals game on Halloween night in Nix...
Even after waiting an hour and a half because of threatening weather, the Ozark Tigers were ready to roar when their game aga...
WAYNESVILLE, MO - Talent rich Waynesville continues to pump out college caliber athletes each and every year. 2012 is no exce...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- When John Beckham arrived as head coach at Hi...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIn two momentum-swinging plays, the Ozark Tig ers had appeared to...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt was another rainy night at the Ozark Tigers’ home field ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIn leading Hillcrest to an 8-1 record, quarterback Jonah Hill has...
The Catholic Fightin’ Irish endured to claim a win, 13-7, after going into three overtimes in Thursday’s district...
In their first game, the Harrison Golden Goblins racked up 600 yards of total offense and 64 points…and lost to Ozark ...
In a match up of undefeated teams with the South Central Association lead in the balance MV/BT Liberty quarterback Jaelon Ack...
It was a cold, wet Halloween night in the Ozarks as area high school football teams embarked upon the district playoffs. Half...
Behind a six-touchdown performance by junior running back Seth Smith, the Marionville Comets defeated the Stockton Tigers 44-...
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 Tigers struggled early against FCS Murray State, but would score 45 unanswered points from the second quarter on to win h...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe once rich Marionville football tradition is back on the upswi...
Rolla returns eight offensive and seven defensive starters to go with 20 seniors in 2014.Team: Rolla Bulldogs 2013 Record: 1-...
Bolivar, Mo.- The Southwest Baptist University football team fell to #15 Washburnon Saturdayafternoon 44-21.The Ichabods were...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas senior wide receiver Cobi Hamilton was named SEC co-Offensive Player of the...
Ozarks Sports Zone's Mike Scott sat down with Kyle Moats this week to discuss everything from the potential of changing c...
The Springfield Tiger Club has a great deal for you on a very exciting and once in a lifetime opportunity. On Friday night Ju...
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 one hurdle the Lamar Tigers couldn’t overcome was finally vanquished in resounding fashion Friday night.Lamar, the ...
Marionville hosted Valle Catholic on Saturday afternoon with a trip to Class 1 State Final Four on the line. Valle Catholic c...
Team: Greenfield Wildcats 2013 Record: 3-7Coach: Steve Cole Stadium: Wildcat StadiumReturning Starters: Offense 5 Defense 5 S...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.For the...
Bolivar, Mo.- The Southwest Baptist University football team fell to #15 Washburnon Saturdayafternoon 44-21.The Ichabods were...
The University of Missouri football team has its first look at the 2014 schedule, and the Tigers will play seven home games n...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerEvangel ends the regular season at 11th ranked MidAmerica Nazaren...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThings really weren’t out of reach yet for the Glendale Fal...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLike he developed when he came to Hillcrest his junior year, Jona...
2012 Mount Vernon Football Roster
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player.Springfield, Mo. – After a back-and-forth first half, Evan...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAfter back to back 1-9 seasons the Willard Tigers improved to 2-8...
Aurora coach Rick Scholten wanted his young players to see what it was like to play in pressure situations on Friday nights. ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa- Oark, the Backyard Brawl is one of the area's most inte...
Redshirt senior Michael Sam has been honored as the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week for his performance in his team's 4...
Using a strong second half to overcome a sluggish second quarter, the Cassville Wildcats defeated Mt. Vernon 35-14 in the reg...
Bolivar finished its season with a 35-0 loss to Liberty North in the quarterfinals.The Liberator offense was averaging 41.9 p...
The state-ranked Mountain Grove Panthers had their hands full Friday night against a scrappy Thayer Bobcat defense.CLICK HERE...
The Carthage Tigers struck early against Republic by thriving on special teams miscues and held on late in the fourth quarter...
Travis Chappelear has come a long way since his days playing football in Urbana, Missouri. The 2007 Skyline High School gradu...
To be a college lineman requires brain and brawn. Missouri State senior left guard Kurt Kutter not only has them both, he&rsq...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - So, how'd you do? Was it a season to rememb...
The Reeds Spring Wolves are coming off a difficult (2-8) season, but the Wolves have experience to show improvement returning...
Texas A&M showed no mercy on the Arkansas.Freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel threw for a school-record 453-yards and three t...
Missouri State ambushed Western Illinois with 21 first-quarter points en route to its second-consecutive Missouri Valley Foot...
Evangel University football will conclude spring drills Friday with their intra-squad Spring Game at JFK Stadium across from ...
The results haven't been what Pirate fans originally hoped for, but Pleasant Hope's relatively young program is on th...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evangel running back Tommy Meyer helped the Crusaders to a 54-44 upset win over 6th-ranked Benedictine on...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish earned a hard-fough...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRazorback fans are up-in-arms.Their hopes for a national title ar...
Last weekend in St. Louis, dozens of high school football players got to experience the overwhelming joy of winning a state c...
With their growing pains hopefully in the rearview mirror, the Stockton Tigers are highly anticipating the 2013 season.HEAD C...
A close first half in Ash Grove’s homecoming game against Marionville turned into a rout as the Pirates took down the C...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Each week the O-Zone team gives you an inside look at an area high school athlete. This week we chat with L...
The Bulldogs found it rough going in the first year under Jacob Brookshire losing all 10 games, but Cabool retreated to the w...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Evangel travels to Graceland in a Heart of Am...
The Strafford Indians welcomed in the Eagles from Fair Grove Friday night and lit up the scoreboard on Senior Night. The Indi...
Entering his 32ndseason as the Tiger’s head coach, Bill Schuchardt has adopted a very simple mindset when it comes to t...
Arkansas (3-0) and Rutgers (2-1) have one major thing in common going into Saturday’s game: uncertainty at the quarterb...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCamdenton's Chase Nugent will play for Evangel next year.CLIC...
Branson’s running game sealed the deal against Republic in a 28-12 win Friday night. Senior halfback Jordan Bailey shou...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMizzou football was ravaged by injuries in 2012 on its way to a l...
Cassville began the season ranked in the top 10, but fell quickly due to a 1-4 start. Tonight, the Wildcats looked like a top...
Mizzou may be playing the Cotton Bowl 600 miles from home in Columbia, but for 32 players on the team it is a homecoming of s...
Winning is nothing short for Mountain Grove's football team this year. The Panthers kept their perfect record (6-0) intac...
The football season is winding down, so this week we are asking who was the MVP of the 2013 football season?This list include...
The Stockton Tigers (1-0) reclaimed the cherished prize of the Cedar Bowl trophy from their archrivals, the El Dorado Springs...
Mizzou’s offense continued to roll in a 45-28 win over Indiana on Saturday, and much of that is thanks to the play of a...
Missouri picked up two of the SEC's six Player of the Week awards this week. Defensive end Michael Sam was named the Defe...
James Franklin’s career has been anything but smooth.He played as a true freshman behind future NFL quarterback Blaine ...
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 PlayerFAIR GROVE, Mo. – The KSPR Game of the Week Friday will fea...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Branson Pirates hold an important place in the football histo...
Entering just their fourth year of varsity football the Hollister Tigers are still in the infancy of their program. Season on...
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...
The Southwest Baptist University football team will open up their 2014 season on Thursday when they travel to William Jewell ...
Mtn. Grove couldn’t have come up with a more perfect way to start its 2013 football campaign. Meaning that for Logan-Ro...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMissouri dropped from 12th in the nation in total offense in 2011...
Willow Springs has increased its win total in each of the last three seasons. With a strong nucleus returning, the Bears are ...
Teams like the 2012 Ozark Tigers don't come along every year. The red and white knocked out top ranked Lee's Summit W...
Nixa came out ahead in a matchup of undefeated teams with a 35-0 road shutout of the Willard Tigers as quarterback Jacob Karl...
Taking over for an icon isn't easy, something long time Cassville assistant Lance Parnell learned last season when he rep...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerHenry Josey likely felt a good amount of pain, but he also was pr...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFAIR GROVE, Mo. -- It may have been raining steadily throughout t...
Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel discussed the Georgia loss, team speed, James Franklin's helmet issues and more on Tuesday....
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAt 5-foot-8, 175 pounds, Lebanon’s Brock West has quickly s...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerDespite the miserable cold and rainy weather, Evangel kicked off ...
Springfield, Mo. – Evangel University football WR Jesse Vaughn was named to the American Football Coaches Association&r...
Missouri State safety Caleb Schaffitzel (So., Fair Grove, Mo.) has been named the FCS National Defensive Back of the Year by ...
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...
Kiante Hardin took over the second quarter when he scored three touchdowns in three different ways as Webb City dominated on ...
Lebanon held off a furious Joplin rally in the second half of a key Ozark Conference game on Friday in Lebanon as the 'Ja...
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...
Each week the KSPR Sports Team gives you an inside look at a local high school athlete. This week we chat with Cassville seni...
PIERCE CITY, MO - The Pierce City Eagles have been one of the Ozarks biggest surprises to start the season. New head coach Ma...
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...
Top-ranked North Dakota State rode a career-best passing performance from Brock Jensen and a strong second-half defensive eff...
This week's O-Zone Poll Question takes us into the trenches. Much like our earlier defensive player poll this a group tha...
A new era of SBU football was officially kicked off on Friday night as purple faced off against black in a snowy affair. The ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video Player88 regular season wins in a row turned into 89, as the Webb City ...
At an alternative location in Ozark, Mo. came a very intense Class 3, District 4 semifinal game Wednesday night between the (...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - And then there were seven; Ozark, Webb City, Ca...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerA dramatic 71-yard touchdown pass from Ashton Glaser to Julian Bu...
The finalists for the 2013 Remington Trophy, presented to college football's most outstanding center, were announced on M...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe quarterfinals match between Lamar and Liberty was anything bu...
True freshman Alex Collins had the game of his young career on Saturday for the Razorbacks and has been rewarded by being nam...
Statewide high school football rankings for Week 2, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters:CLASS ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerJaelon Acklin was given the reigns of the Mountain View Birch Tre...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLebanon enjoyed a great season of football, going 9-2 and sharing...
Missouri Sportswriters released the 2012 high school football all-state teams early Wednesday morning. Several Ozarks area at...
The pressure of winning a state championship is nothing new to the Lamar Tigers.Despite reaching the pinnacle of Class 2 foot...
The OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 teams each week of the season. The rankings arebased on dominanc...
After losing to Branson in 2012, the Bolivar Liberators used a pair of touchdown drives at the beginning of each half to get ...
After 11 highly successful seasons as Cassville head football coach David Large is transitioning into administration. The Cas...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLEBANON, Mo. -- Hillcrest defeated Lebanon and Parkview earlier i...
Trailing by ten in a home opener is enough to make any coach sick, but this was especially true for Parkview’s head coa...
CASSVILLE, Mo. - Long time assistant football coach and defensive coordinator Lance Parnell has been named head football coac...
Arkansas football fell to No. 6 Auburn, 45-21, at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Alabama, Saturday evening.While Auburn was t...
In one of the program's biggest wins in recent years, Seneca took down Cassville 26-7. It marked the first time since 200...
With three senior offensive linemen Ozark Head Coach Mark Bliss believes the Tigers are in position to bounce back following ...
Last season Hollister was able to find success in the first half against the Mountain Grove Panthers but this season Panther ...
Each week we will post MSHSAA's updated district football standings for all districts involving area teams here. Here are...
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 Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
Kierra Harris has come a long way since his days in Texarkana, Ark.Widely considered one of America’s most dangerous ci...
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...
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 PlayerThe OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 team...
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri junior defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has decided to forego his final year ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWebb City quarterback John Roderique threw two first-half touchdo...
CASSVILLE, MO - Cassville senior defensive lineman Drew Henbest will never forget the day he met Marshall Faulk. The former S...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSkyline's Tyler Curts will play football at SBU next year.CLI...
The Harrison Goblins showed no mercy in an opening night 61-21 blowout of rival Mountain Home. Before the Bombers offense too...
University of Missouri sophomore QB Maty Mauk (Kenton, Ohio) was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the We...
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 PlayerMissouri football fans have gotten used to a high-powered, high-f...
Southwest Baptist University senior wide receiver Derwyn Lauderdale has been named a Collegiate Development Football League (...
The All-Big 8 Football team has been released. Cassville and Lamar led the way with 10 total First-Team selections each. Cass...
We take a closer look at the week 6 high school football action around the Ozarks, including a at least four top 10 ranked te...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - It was a wet and wild Friday night of high scho...
2012 Cabool Football Roster
2012 Camdenton Football Roster
Former Bolivar quarterback Kolt Peavey has transfered to FCS Rhode Island. The 6 foot left handed QB spent the previous two y...
Each week we will post MSHSAA's updated district football standings for all districts involving area teams here. Here are...
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...
Nearly 5,000 people voted in our "best defensive player" poll question and it was Willow Springs senior linebacker ...
The Ozark Tigers defeated the Harrison Goblins on Friday night, 66-64, in a wild scoring frenzy. Neither team would have more...
Zach Adkins connected with freshman Shakeir Ryan on the go-ahead 51-yard touchdown pass to propel Northwestern State to a 23-...
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 All-Big 8 Football team has been released. Cassville and Lamar led the way with 10 total First-Team selections each. Cass...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe OzarksSportsZone team will compile the area's top 10 team...
Ozarks Sports Zone is rolling out a new feature this fall. Members of the O-Zone staff will preview each week's games, th...
RELEASE FROM MIZZOU: Dorial Green-Beckham has been dismissed from the football program at the University of Missouri. The dec...
Lebanon native and Mizzou left tackle Justin Britt won this week's SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week award. Redshirt fres...
Each week the Ozarks Sports Zone team will rank the top teams in the Ozarks. Rankings are based on dominance by class.WEEK 2 ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - And then there were 9 (undefeated teams), but f...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerGus Carter will play football for the Bears next year.CLICK HERE ...
The Catholic Fightin’ Irish endured to claim a win, 13-7, after going into three overtimes in Thursday’s district...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Upsets were in the air for week 1 of the 2012 high school football season.The DGB-less Hillcrest Hornets pu...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWes Page, Remington Slama and Nick Nussbaumer all signed to play ...
Bolivar clinched its 11th straight COC Small title by defeating Reeds Spring 41-6.It was a battle of unbeatens as Bolivar (8-...
Osceola made program history in 2013, winning 12 games and advancing to the Class 1 Final Four. The Indians return enough to ...
CASSVILLE, MO - Cassville Wildcat Football will be under new leadership for the 2013-2014 season. Head coach David Large has ...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - Upsets were in the air for week 1 of the 2012 high school football season.The DGB-less Hillcrest Hornets pu...
We often focus our attention on the offense in high school football, but this week we're turning to the defense. After tw...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, MO - The list of Southwest Missouri unbeaten teams s...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
The Ozark Tigers defeated the Republic Tigers, 49-27, in a battle between COC-Large schools. Ozark took advantage of several ...
The Branson Pirates defeated the Cassville Wildcats, 35-28, on Friday night. The heat and humidity played a factor in the end...
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 Ash Grove Pirates had a strong 2012 season, finishing 7 and 4. With eight starters back on both sides and historically la...
Prep teams around the Ozarks are making their final preparations with jamborees in football, volleyball and soccer. Below are...
On the heels of one of the more memorable individual defensive efforts in Missouri State football history, sophomore Dylan Co...
Boomer Sooner!After an offseason that has seen former Mizzou receiver Dorial Green-Beckham arrested twice for off the field i...
Mountain Grove finished 10-2 in 2013 after falling to MV-BT/Liberty 34-31 in the district title game for the second season in...
As more teams move to the spread, Ava has plans of keeping the ball on the ground.PICTURES: AVA FOOTBALL PRACTICEHEAD COACH &...
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...
After going 5-6 in 2013, Ozarks coaching veteran Dan Henderson will take over for Branson legend Steve Hancock in 2014.HEAD C...
Lamar brought home its third straight state title last year, shattering the Missouri record for points in a season along the ...
The first week of high school football is set to get going. Find out where the O-Zone will have coverage below.Watch the vide...
The first week of high school football is set to get going. Find out where the O-Zone will have coverage below.Watch the vide...
New head coach Jacob Hamon has brought the single-wing to Hollister this season.HEAD COACH: Jacob Hamon (1st Year)2013 Record...
Watching Jaelon Acklin torch defenses week after week makes it easy to see that football is important to the MV/BT Liberty qu...
2012 Parkview Football Roster
Will Christian is building a winning tradition in Lebanon. The Yellowjackets have won 26 games in the last three seasons and ...
University of Missouri Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel has indefinitely suspended wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham from the...
Marshfield’s offense could be pretty tough to slow down, but can the Bluejays’ defense do its part?PICTURES: MARS...
We've asked you about the best athletes, the best coaches, even the best cheer and dance teams, but this week we're g...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the top 10 teams in the area based on dominance by class. With one week in the books w...
Prior to the season we asked you the fans, "who will be this seasons's MVP?" Nearly 2,000 votes were cast and N...
Class 2 No. 1 Lamar and Class 4 No. 8 Carl Junction did not disappoint on Friday as Carl Junction came out with a 50-46 win t...
Electricity was in the air both figuratively and literally over Tiger Stadium in Hickory County as Skyline hosted Stockton in...
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...
Blog Posts
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 ...
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Repubic topped its own tournament against several area tennis teams.
Sarcoxie hosted the SRVC conference meet on Friday.  College Heights won the boys' title and Jasper took home the girls' title.
Mount Vernon played host to several area track teams at Friday’s meet
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Final spring softball rankings for the regular season have Strafford, Purdy and Mt. Vernon once again 1-through-3.
Each week, O-Zone will release local girls’ soccer power rankings, based on dominance by Class.
The third edition of the 2016 O-Zone track performance lists has been released. These performance lists show the top 20 boys and girls in each event for Southwest Missouri. We compile these lists based off of results that are sent to us and that we can f
Every other week O-Zone will release the Top 15 Power Rankings based on dominance by class, so essentially their pound-for-pound comparison to the best the area and the state have to offer.  Records are as of April 25. (Class, record and previous ran