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OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
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The 2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions bracket was released today. This year's field includes six teams that have been...
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The Southwest Baptist University men's basketball team has announced the schedule for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The Be...
Mizzou Basketball went toe-to-toe with the nation's No. 1 team for 30 minutes before the Florida Gators pulled away in to...
A box press and a big second half by junior Nathan Neal helped the Conway boys' basketball team rally from a big halftime...
It’s never hard to spot Chris Kendrix postgame.Just look for the mob of eager adolescents surrounding him, programs and...
Evangel’s men’s basketball program was picked to win the Heart of America conference title in a poll of conferenc...
Drury's star backcourt duo ofAlex HallandBrandon Lockhart, who led the Panthers to their first NCAA-II national champions...
The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association released its 2013-14 boys and girls all-state basketball teams Wednesday.CLASS 5 ...
The Macks Creek Pirates had a balanced scoring attack, with four players finishing in double digits, en route to a 70-52 win ...
Drury knocked off South Carolina-Aiken 84-75 on Thursday in Louisville in a game that saw the Panthers get up early, but have...
The 37th annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic is set for June 14th at Baptist Bible College in North Springfield. Below a...
For the second year in a row, the Borgia Knights pulled out a close Class 4 sectional game over a southwest Missouri-area tea...
The Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2013-14 All-MCAC Men’s & Women’s Basketball Teams and S...
Parkview survived a fourth-quarter surge to hold off the Ozark Tigers for a road win Tuesday night, 61-53.It was the Vikings&...
An exhibition game with perennial NCAA Division I power Duke, the annual "Bank of Bolivar Highway 13 Catfight" with...
About a week and a half ago in New York City, a team of select college players gathered at practice in preparation for an ove...
After 11 highly successful seasons as Cassville head football coach David Large is transitioning into administration. The Cas...
The Greenwood boys’ basketball team is coming off a 17-win season, one that ended much earlier than they would’ve...
The Kickapoo Chiefs (10-1) forced 22 turnovers, 17 in the first half, in a 63-39 defeat of the Central Bulldogs (2-5) on Tues...
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Austin Ruder finished his high school career the way he started it.Knocking down threes.The Missouri State signee hit six tre...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Missouri State University faculty, staff and students, past a...
Trevyor Fisher’s inaugural run at Republic has been a good one.Back in December Republic won the Gold Division of the 6...
"We're going to Atlanta."It was the simple answer from Coach Steve Hesser when asked about his post-game though...
Stacked Area teams overwhelmed the City squads to earn a sweep in the 37th Annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic at Baptis...
2014 Mr. Show-Me Basketball Jordan Barnett validated his title Sunday afternoon.The University of Texas signee scored a game-...
Marshfield had not won a district title in over 20 years. Blayne Armstrong made sure it would not be another year before the ...
2013-2014Week 2Boys Basketball Poll (games through Dec. 15)The MBCA/MOsports.com Basketball poll is selected by a panel of co...
In a game that will have district implications down the line, the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers defeated the Ash Grove Pirates 76-6...
The Blue Eye Bulldogs dominated through three quarters and appeared ready to defeat the Walnut Grove Tigers, leading 52-41 as...
It was a “silent night” at the College of the Ozarks’ Keeter Athletic Complex on Thursday. That is, until t...
The 27th class of the Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame was enshrined Tuesday night at University Plaza in downtown Spring...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Missouri State men's basketball coach Paul Lusk announced Tuesday (March 25) that sophomore Bruce Marshall will depart th...
Tim Whisnant’s path to local fame and basketball stardom has been one full of obstacles. The now 17-year old was born w...
Last week we asked, "who was this season's boys basketball MVP?" The results are in and you the fans went with ...
Each week, Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent s...
A common theme from first-time Drury basketball foes is that what they saw in real life, after the fact, was much faster and ...
For the second straight season, Logan-Rogersville and Republic will meet for the Class 4, District 11 title. Each prevailed i...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
If this game is any indication, the competition for supremacy in the Spring River Valley Conference this year could be up for...
The 2013 Blue and Gold Tournament kicks off on Dec. 26 on the campus of Missouri State. The brackets can be found below.CLICK...
After its second boys' title in school history, the Republic Tigers received some postseason honors on Thursday.Republic ...
It was a match-up that had been highly touted since last Saturday, when both teams were paired up on the sectional bracket. T...
Weaubleau shook off a sluggish start to pick up a 66-51 home non-conference victory over Pleasant Hope on Tuesday night.CLICK...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFor the No. 2 seeded Republic Tigers (7-1) it was a business-like...
Jaelon Acklin’s halfcourt heave nearly made Saturday’s Class 3 – District 10 championship between Hartville...
The Nixa Eagles made history on Monday by beating Republic 60-56 in the Gold Division championship to win their unprecedented...
In a game in which both teams combined to score 59 points in a furious fourth-quarter scoring spree, Ash Grove’s consis...
Kickapoo started slow against the Willard Tigers, but finished strong in the championship game of the Blue Division of the 68...
With inclement weather fast approaching, many schools have taken a proactive response. Below is an updated schedule for the r...
A 3-pointer by Dorrian Williams at the buzzer lifted Missouri State (10-2) past visiting Southeast Missouri, 81-78, here Sund...
Matt Ridder and the Kickapoo Chiefs are on a roll.One day after setting a new Blue and Gold tournament record with nine 3-poi...
Rogersville and Branson locked up in what proved to be the best game of the Blue Bracket Quarterfinals, as the Wildcats beat ...
Number 10The juggernaut that is Webb City wins its fourth straight state title. Meanwhile, Lamar rolls to its 3rd scoring the...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Missouri Basketball Coaches Association has released its thir...
The Crane Pirates buried 10 3-pointers (five by sophomore Clay Stumpff) in a 49-38 first round Blue and Gold Tournament victo...
It was a tale of two halves, and the Aurora Houn' Dawgs surged in the second half in their first-round game of the 68th G...
Willard found a rugged, aggressive style of basketball to be in its favor against COC-Large foe Ozark on Friday night.PHOTOS:...
Strafford’s sizable early lead was just big enough to withstand a second-half charge from Bolivar.A 16-point first-half...
Missouri State West Plains' Justin Jamison is excelling at basketball after a brief professional career as a pitcher. Now...
Brad Shockley was curious to see how his 3-3 Bulldogs were going to start the 2013 Cabool Holiday Tournament.Coming off two s...
The fifth-seeded Logan-Rogersville Wildcats got 22 points from Christian Brown and Corbin Medley en route to an 82-68 victory...
Richard Lyness, a 5-11 junior guard from El Dorado Springs, made one of the biggest 3-point shots of his career Thursday nigh...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Last week we asked you the fans to determine who are the "Ozarks Best Fans". We asked for nominations on Facebook a...
Mael Amenyedzi's layup off a Lonnie Boga, length-of-the-floor baseball pass with less than two seconds left lifted No. 2 ...
Hillcrest outscored Hartville in only one quarter of Friday night’s Gold Division quarterfinals matchup.Good thing for ...
Led by a game-high 20 points from junior Bradey Welsh, (8) Marshfield defeated Spokane 58-49 in the opening round of the Blue...
The Evangel University men’s basketball is picked to finish second in the Heart of America Athletic Conference in the l...
Ryan Burland didn't have much to say after the game. But when you score 22 points, grab a handful of boards and swat some...
The Osceola boys placed four players on the WEMO All-Conference basketball teams with juniors Jacob Murray and Dallas Self le...
The Hollister Tigers outlasted the Fair Grove Eagles in the championship game of the Sparta Tournament Saturday evening, 62-6...
The Mt. Vernon boys ran through the Big 8 undefeated and were rewarded with the MVP in junior Chandler Myers and Coach of the...
A rivalry, rather real or imagined, can raise the level of intensity at a sporting event.So can a costly loss in a conference...
Coaches from Creighton and Butler were on hand to watch Friday's showdown between McCluer North and Waynesville in the Ro...
It was a battle of two undefeated teams as the Ash Grove Pirates faced off against the Strafford Indians in the championship ...
The Ava Bears defeated the Spokane Owls, 58-52, in a tight contest on Tuesday night. Spokane, who lost four starters from las...
The Eagles jumped out to an early double-digit lead Tuesday and never looked back, winning their season home opener against C...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the five no...
The Missouri State Bears will travel to Eastern Michigan from the Mid-American Conference on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the 2013 Ra...
It took more than three quarters, but eventually Waynesville’s inside presence took over.The Tigers needed overtime Thu...
Getting a late start on their season, the Cassville Wildcats were able to fight through some rust and defeat Blue Eye 63-59 T...
The Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish took control of their season opener Tuesday against Mountain Grove with a lockd...
The Billings boys and Crane girls cleaned up on the SWCL All-League teams. Billings placed four players on the teams includin...
Juniors Chandler Myers and Luke Call combined to score 40 points as the Mount Vernon Mountaineers defeated Reeds Spring in th...
Longtime assistant Brandon Rabel will take over a Diamond boys team that finished last season with a 24-3 record and lost in ...
The All-Ozark Conference Boys Basketball Team was released today. Parkview, Hillcrest and Kickapoo all were honored with two ...
In a game that was back-and-forth all night, it was a freshman that had the last word as Aurora’s Josh Fronbarger hit a...
Wednesday night’s sectional game was a show down between top five state-ranked class 5 teams, the Hickman Kewpies, and ...
The Hillcrest Hornets faced a tough foe when they took the floor at home against the Willard Tigers. In fact, they took on tw...
The College of the Ozarks swept a basketball double-header with Evangel on Tuesday.MEN'S PHOTOS - CLICK HEREWOMEN'S P...
Many new names will have to fill up the stat sheet in order for the Rogersville boys’ basketball team to match last sea...
Keeping with the tradition they've upheld in recent seasons, Duke's Blue Devils have invited the NCAA-II national cha...
Despite having an extremely young team, Brett Reed’s first season at Hartville was a successful one. The Eagles will lo...
Drury's basketball Panthers have climbed one spot to No. 3 in this week's NABC/Division II Coaches Poll released on T...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFive days after winning the NCAA-II National Championship we invi...
Ozarks Sports Zone looks back on the best photos of the 2013-14 season, highlighting a different area school each day this su...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The 67th Blue and Gold Holiday Basketball Tournament brackets were announced Wednesday morning at Missouri...
The Chadwick girls and Bradleyville and Niangua boys were well represented on the 2013-14 Mark Twain All-Conference basketbal...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
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 PlayerThe Billings and Scott County Central boys gave new meaning to th...
After a lackluster first half, the Hillcrest Hornets turned it on in the second half of the Missouri Class 4, District 10 sem...
In a tournament championship game that saw 11 lead changes, the Miller Cardinals, the Marionville Tournament's No. 2 seed...
What began as a slow start for both teams ended with an impressive victory for the Camdenton Lakers, as they defeated the Mar...
Next week's O-Zone Poll Question is one of tremendous pride. We're giving every school in the Ozarks a chance to hold...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
As the ball left Zack Chastain’s hand for a potential game-winning shot Iberia head coach Steve Scholfield’s mind...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLance Schaffer wanted to be like Jordan when was growing up.No, n...
Norwood looks to rebuild after having one of its best seasons in school history. The Pirates will also have to replace all-ti...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week bas...
Class 4 BoysRepublic 54, Normandy 51- FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORYFirst QuarterThe Republic Tigers ha...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Nixa Eagles played a solid defensive game at home, shutting d...
The Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish outlasted a determined Marionville team Tuesday night 55-51 at Drury’s O&...
Rosters are out for the 36th annual Lions All-Star Basketball Classic, set for Saturday, June 8 at Baptist Bible College in S...
Long time Ozark boys' basketball coach Steve Hunter has resigned his position as head coach, according to Ozark Public In...
A memorial fund has been set up for former Ozark High School athletic standout Thomas Ligon. The Arkansas State senior track ...
The Kickapoo Chiefs defeated the Ozark Tigers, 78-64, on a night in which Kickapoo recognized some of its previous state cham...
Next week the public will have its say in the “best dunk in the Ozarks” poll. O-Zone is calling for nominees for ...
The Hollister Tigers defeated the Spokane Owls 52-50 on Tuesday night in a game packed with controversy. It was a night full ...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The Clever Blue Jays and Hollister Tigers laced up their running shoes for what was a fast-paced showdown in the Ozark Mounta...
The Hillcrest Hornets were in top form on both sides of the ball in a 63-24 rout of the Battle Spartans on Saturday at the Oz...
Here is everything you need to know about the Drury Panthers heading into the 2012-13 season.Top Storylines: The Drury Panthe...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerFair Play entered this season with something to prove after being...
We are down to the final 96 basketball games for the small class boys and girls basketball teams.Click the links below to see...
The Macks Creek Pirates won their second straight district title Friday Night in a tightly fought game against the Tuscumbia ...
One week after his team took a beating on the road trying to run with the Iberia Rangers, ranked No. 5 in the latest Missouri...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Winter weather has turned the Stafford Tournament into the Strafford Marathon.It has been nearly 10 days since the Indians op...
Michael Quin of Springfield, Mo., who is blind, hit a three-pointer at halftime of the College of the Ozarks vs. Bellevue men...
Missouri State (8-1) made nine straight free throws in the final 43 seconds and got a game-high 20 points from Marcus Marshal...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Evangel outscored Peru State 48-39 in the second half to earn a road win over the Bobcats 74-65 Saturday.The Crusaders and Bo...
The West Plains Zizzers were like the cat playing with the trapped mouse Saturday in first-round action of the Class 4 Distri...
East Newton jumped out to an early lead and withstood a furious fourth-quarter rally to upset top-seeded Mt. Vernon 61-57 to ...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The Waynesville Tigers backed up their No. 10 preseason ranking on Tuesday, opening Ozark Conference play with an 86-55 win a...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerLast night Eminence shocked the state, pulling its best David imp...
Da'Quan Ervin helped the Kirk Hansen era get underway with a bang on Tuesday as the senior guard scored 20 first-half poi...
Year 2 of Daniel Cutbirth's coaching career at Aurora saw marked improvement, as the Houn's finished the season 13-15...
Earnest Ross scored 28 points, Jabari Brown added 24, leaving Missouri undefeated with an 83-70 win over Nevada in the final ...
2003 to 2005 could be considered the "Golden Era" of prep hoops in the Ozarks. Three Southwest Missouri boys teams ...
That Kickapoo was even leading Village Christian (Calif.) in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s game was a testament ...
The Willard Tigers (19-6, 6-1) can call themselves COC Large champs for the first time since 2006 after a 53-48 comeback win ...
Rashaad Brown-Peterson led Southwest Baptist (2-2) as they claimed a 123-117 over Missouri S&T (2-2) on Tuesday night. Brown-...
Walnut Grove dominated the Polk County All-League teams with five first-team selections between the boys and girls.Heather Ha...
Foul trouble early for the Crane Pirates forced them to do things they did not plan for both offensivelly and defensively, an...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The Strafford Indians dominated on both sides of the court, forcing turnovers and grabbing defensive rebounds while relying o...
College of the Ozarks’ senior forward Nathane Simniok has been named the Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference Men&rs...
The Willard Tigers held onto the Class 5, District 12 title for the second straight year with a win over the Parkview Vikings...
Billings senior Dawson Meyer did everything he could to will his sixth seeded Wildcats past the two seed Marionville Comets i...
Glendale forward Cameron Maes put together another monster performance on Tuesday night – ensuring his team’s nin...
East Newton topped Clever 58-52 in overtime of both teams' season opener Tuesday night. But it was the play that ended re...
Following an impressive 19-9 record in 2013, Hollister’s Ryan Worley is excited to lead the Tigers in his first season ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerKickapoo post player Chris Ward had a monster game in his final h...
Drury and Metro State are getting ready for the National Title game in two different ways.The Drury way is to focus on playin...
Drury basketball coachSteve Hesserhas been named one of 15 inalists for the Clarence "Big House" Gaines NCAA-II Nat...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerWe asked you the fan, "Who was this season's boys basket...
It will be an All-GLVC final, a rematch from just 11 days ago, and a battle between two of the best backcourts in NCAA-II on ...
After spending seven seasons as an assistant boys basketball coach at Glendale High School, Brian McTague is back – but...
Ja Havens, an integral part of Drury's basketball success the past eight seasons - including the Panthers' run to the...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClass 4 BoysNormandy 74, Sikeston 72 F/OTIn a sloppy game highlig...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerJesse Lacey caught the ball on the wing with his team trailing 64...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThis one is going to sting for a while…especially for Will...
Kickapoo and Willard will square off Wednesday at SBU with the winner being the only Southwest Missouri team alive in Class 5...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThis time, the Strafford Indians’ season didn’t end w...
The big classes will decide their districts this week. Here is what to expect from the boys district battles.Class 4CLICK HER...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The 80th edition of the Clever Tournament will have Hartville facing the host team in Monday night’s finals. Here&rsquo...
It wasn't pretty, but the Republic Tigers will once again be playing for the championship of its own tournament after def...
The Drury men’s basketball team maintains that last season’s National Championship run is just that, last season....
Catch video highlights of all four games from the first day of the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions below.Montverde (Fla.) 60...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Damon Seiger has been hired as the new head coach of the Marshfield Blue Jays.Seiger brings head coaching experience from For...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The Simniok fans of Forsyth weren't about to miss Drury senior Teddy Simniok's last game; the biggest of his entire c...
Drury won its first Division II National Title 74-73 over Metro State thanks to late free throws by Alex Hall and a frantic d...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Drury men have a great student following in Louisville.
Alex Hall scored 33 points and Drury's Panthers are headed to the NCAA-II Final Four for the first time in the program...
When Drury takes the court against South Carolina-Aiken tomorrow, the Panthers will see a team eerily similar to their own.&l...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCoach Pete McBride said Eminence got to the Class 1 Final Four by...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClass 2 GirlsCrane 70, Skyline 51 FINAL- CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS --...
St. Francis Borgia senior guard Jordan Miller hit a game-winning jumper from near the free throw line as time expired to hand...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The biggest game of the Summit League boys’ basketball season on Friday between Hartville and Fordland doubled as the b...
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There were 10 players from the eight teams selected to the 2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions All-Tournament Team.CLICK HE...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The Springfield Area Sports Hall of Fame announced its 28th induction class Tuesday afternoon at Mediacom Ice Park. The six-p...
Missouri State standout Jarmar Gulley (Sr., F, Beaumont, Texas) has been named the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Bas...
The Ash Grove Pirates return from last year’s 11-15 season with a relatively inexperienced team, having lost most of it...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The Republic boys' basketball team is off to a big start in its quest to defend its Missouri Class 4 state championship, ...
The Central Bulldogs played host to the Kickapoo Chiefs Tuesday evening at The Pit. While the Chiefs came out with a 56-41 no...
Bears senior forward Emmanuel Addo is suspended indefinitely after being arrested under suspicion of driving while intoxicate...
Earlier this season Art Hains, best known as the "Voice of the Bears" called his 1,000th Missouri State men's b...
For the second consecutive game, Greenfield used a big third quarter to come from behind and win. And today it resulted in th...
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...
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Throughout the 2011-12 high school basketball season we at the KSPR Sports Department have ranked Southwest Missouri teams ba...
Last season, Republic’s wake-up call en route to a Class 4 state championship was a 19-point loss to Willard. This seas...
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The Gold Division provides a more wide open field than the Blue because of its parity. Multiple state ranked teams, a pair of...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
The University of Missouri football program has received national acclaim from the NCAA for its academic performance yet agai...
Winning a conference championship is rarely easy, but the great teams find a way to win. The Hartville Eagles did just that a...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
The Evangel University men’s basketball team survived a six minute scoreless spell in the second half and rallied to be...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
The Parkview Vikings knocked off the Camdenton Lakers 66-56 in an Ozark Conference League game Friday night.CLICK HERE FOR PH...
Not bad for a No. 5 seed.This was the sentiment of the Fair Play Hornets’ fans following a Class 1, District 5 win over...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
A trio of Hornets found success beyond the 3-point arc Tuesday night and buried the Ozark Tigers 61-42, earning Hillcrest its...
Alex Hallhad 17 points andDrake Pattersonmade four 3-pointers and added 13 points as a balanced No. 11 Drury dropped Rockhurs...
The Evangel men’s basketball team is ranked 6th in the nation in this week’s NAIA-I coaches’ poll.Evangel s...
Playing their third game in four days, Southwest head Rusty Roe gave a concise description of his team’s performance ag...
A total of 27 local teams are ranked in the MBCA/MOSports.com 2013-14 preseason poll.Twelve boys teams are in the top 10 of t...
The scouting report indicated the Harrison Goblins preferred a fast-paced, up-and-down style. The Nixa Eagles didn’t ha...
For the second straight season, Marionville finished with a 14-13 overall record. Despite a youthful and inexperienced roster...
A very physical game was decided at the charity strip in the fourth quarter. Branson defeated Parkview 58-50 at the Pirates&r...
Evangel shot 59 percent from the floor and pulled away from Graceland in the second half for an 84-70 win on the road Saturda...
The Ozark Tigers used a 21-9 run in the third quarter to rally past the Kickapoo Chiefs Friday night, winning 71-64.PHOTOSEve...
A loud and boisterous crowd was on hand Friday night for Bolivar’s court warming activities and non-conference match-up...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Hillcrest senior guard Austin Petry received the most votes in the O-Zone "Boys Basketball MVP" ...
With 2.9 seconds left and the game tied at 55, everyone in the Greenfield High School gym knew what was coming.The Wildcats, ...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll saw Waynesville jump four spots to No. 4 in Class 5 off of the strength of la...
In the battle between the Pirates, Ash Grove came out on top holding off visiting Crane 83-80 in the season-opener for both t...
Despite a strong fourth-quarter rally, Greenwood couldn’t overcome a 10-point deficit entering the final period and dro...
Kameron Bundy scored 23 points and No. 2 Drury held its breath during a last-gasp potential game-winner by Lewis to beat the ...
The University of Missouri announced on Monday that former University of Central Missouri head coach Kim Anderson, 58, a two-...
The Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish stormed out of the gate with a 26-0 run to start the game Friday night and over...
The Ash Grove Pirates celebrated a rescheduled homecoming night with a win over the Clever Bluejays, 79-71. The Pirates held ...
After being ahead by as many as 11 points in the second half, the Glendale Falcons withstood a furious charge down the stretc...
Missing a dependable, experienced starter like Logan Middleton might cause problems for most teams.The Nixa Eagles didn&rsquo...
Seeding meetings are wrapping up all over the area. Click the district name below to see the brackets for the small class dis...
Aurora senior Corey Gregory started the season opener at home against Neosho the same way he started the overtime, by nailing...
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The Courts Pro-Am kicked off its 14th summer. Local high school and college players, as well as former players, kicked off op...
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It’s that time again…Every two years MSHSAA reshuffles classes and districts, unintentionally and yet effectivel...
It’s that time again…Every two years MSHSAA reshuffles classes and districts, unintentionally and yet effectivel...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
It is that time again, the 2nd Annual Hashtag All-Stars team is here. Eight teams, 40 players, household names, and some kids...
As soon as basketball season is over, it is hard not to look ahead at what next year will bring. Below are my WAY too early p...
As soon as basketball season is over, it is hard not to look ahead at what next year will bring. Below are my WAY too early p...
The final weekend of high school basketball (go ahead, shed a tear) features two local teams playing in Columbia for state ch...
The final weekend of high school basketball (go ahead, shed a tear) features two local teams playing in Columbia for state ch...
The high school basketball season is about over, but local alumni are still dancing in March.Nixa Basketball made proudIf you...
The high school basketball season is about over, but local alumni are still dancing in March.Nixa Basketball made proudIf you...
All season Class 2 has been our deepest class in terms of state-ranked teams and teams that would be in the hunt for state ti...
All season Class 2 has been our deepest class in terms of state-ranked teams and teams that would be in the hunt for state ti...
There are three teams making the trek to Columbia this week to compete for a Class 1 state championship. For two of them, the...
There are three teams making the trek to Columbia this week to compete for a Class 1 state championship. For two of them, the...
Enjoy the next two weekends if you’re a high school basketball fan, because ones like them don’t come around that...
Enjoy the next two weekends if you’re a high school basketball fan, because ones like them don’t come around that...
For all three area teams advancing to the Class 3 Final 4 this season has been about unfinished business. Last March I watche...
For all three area teams advancing to the Class 3 Final 4 this season has been about unfinished business. Last March I watche...
Today I was planning on telling you about how much I enjoy watching this year’s Wichita State team, but why they don&rs...
Today I was planning on telling you about how much I enjoy watching this year’s Wichita State team, but why they don&rs...
I felt pretty comfortable predicting the district tournaments for small-school girls’ basketball last week. Most tourna...
I felt pretty comfortable predicting the district tournaments for small-school girls’ basketball last week. Most tourna...
By this time next week we will know who all of the small-class district champions are and what their path to the Final Four l...
By this time next week we will know who all of the small-class district champions are and what their path to the Final Four l...
It may not be March, but the madness is already starting. Last week we saw some of the biggest upsets, surprises, and single-...
It may not be March, but the madness is already starting. Last week we saw some of the biggest upsets, surprises, and single-...
After 24 games, Missouri State’s immediate future will come down to the final three weeks of the regular season. And th...
After 24 games, Missouri State’s immediate future will come down to the final three weeks of the regular season. And th...
With all the snow and inclement weather we’ve had this year, it doesn’t seem possible that we are just a week awa...
With all the snow and inclement weather we’ve had this year, it doesn’t seem possible that we are just a week awa...
Signing day is a chance for local high school stars to officially extend their athletics career.Some will go on to college an...
Signing day is a chance for local high school stars to officially extend their athletics career.Some will go on to college an...
He’s not big enough.He’s not athletic enough.He won’t be able to get his shot off.Who’s he going to g...
He’s not big enough.He’s not athletic enough.He won’t be able to get his shot off.Who’s he going to g...
The races for boys conference basketball titles will heat up over the next few weeks. See who the favorites are and the names...
The races for boys conference basketball titles will heat up over the next few weeks. See who the favorites are and the names...
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 ...
The 2014 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions didn’t have the down-to-the-wire, thrilling winners-bracket games we saw in 2...
The 2014 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions didn’t have the down-to-the-wire, thrilling winners-bracket games we saw in 2...
The 30th edition of the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions could be the best one yet.CLICK HERE FOR FULL COVERAGE OF THE TOURNA...
The 30th edition of the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions could be the best one yet.CLICK HERE FOR FULL COVERAGE OF THE TOURNA...
This week we look around at 10 area college basketball programs.Missouri State Bears (12-4, 2-2)Paul Lusk and company are com...
This week we look around at 10 area college basketball programs.Missouri State Bears (12-4, 2-2)Paul Lusk and company are com...
Sometimes, it’s pretty easy to figure out who the really good teams will be before the season even starts.In the fall, ...
Sometimes, it’s pretty easy to figure out who the really good teams will be before the season even starts.In the fall, ...
Crane is the new basketball mecca.Madison Square Garden may be America’s basketball Mecca, but Crane is giving the gard...
Crane is the new basketball mecca.Madison Square Garden may be America’s basketball Mecca, but Crane is giving the gard...
We should call it “Redemption Monday”. The last three days have been nothing short of spectacular in the area bas...
We should call it “Redemption Monday”. The last three days have been nothing short of spectacular in the area bas...
If you’re team isn’t invited to the Blue and Gold or Pink and White tournaments, all is not lost. There’s s...
If you’re team isn’t invited to the Blue and Gold or Pink and White tournaments, all is not lost. There’s s...
The Blue and Gold Tournament gets going here on Thursday. Here is a complete breakdown of the Gold BracketBLUE BRACKET BREAKD...
The Blue and Gold Tournament gets going here on Thursday. Here is a complete breakdown of the Gold BracketBLUE BRACKET BREAKD...
Who are the teams and players to watch in the Blue Division of the Blue and Gold tournament? Find out below.GOLD BRACKET BREA...
Who are the teams and players to watch in the Blue Division of the Blue and Gold tournament? Find out below.GOLD BRACKET BREA...
I really don’t like Mother Nature much after these last two weeks.Apparently she doesn’t like basketball very muc...
I really don’t like Mother Nature much after these last two weeks.Apparently she doesn’t like basketball very muc...
Stuff your face with turkey this week, then stuff your eyes with lots and lots of basketball next week.We have nearly 20 loca...
Stuff your face with turkey this week, then stuff your eyes with lots and lots of basketball next week.We have nearly 20 loca...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
The 2013-14 basketball season kicks off this week. In the basketball-crazy Ozarks we again have many marquee teams and player...
Missouri State’s three best basketball seasons (record-wise) in the past decade came in 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2010-11.A ...
Missouri State’s three best basketball seasons (record-wise) in the past decade came in 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2010-11.A ...
On Oct. 11, the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, tweeted this out:Kansas City what's good! Can't wa...
On Oct. 11, the best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, tweeted this out:Kansas City what's good! Can't wa...
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...
In basketball we make a habit of comparing players. This is a quick look at some of the names from around The Courts Pro-Am, ...
In basketball we make a habit of comparing players. This is a quick look at some of the names from around The Courts Pro-Am, ...
In the aftermath of Drury’s run to the National Championship, a common topic has arisen in the area.In a one game scena...
In the aftermath of Drury’s run to the National Championship, a common topic has arisen in the area.In a one game scena...
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...
Random thoughts from an eventful Ozarks sports weekend…*So the Chiefs canned Romeo Crennel (expected), but have delaye...
Random thoughts from an eventful Ozarks sports weekend…*So the Chiefs canned Romeo Crennel (expected), but have delaye...
Photo Galleries
Kickapoo defeated Ozark in Friday night's contest.
Rogersville pulled out a victory in Friday night's contest against Glendale in OT.
The Plato Lady Eagles defeated Hartville in Thursday's contest.
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Rankings
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent success are factors in determining the top 10. 1. Crane (C2: 8-0) – The Lady Pirates aren’t just the best team in Class
The second statewide MBCA/MOSports.com girls basketball poll is out with 10 area teams ranked across the five classes. The big mover this is the two-time defending champion Walnut Grove Lady Tigers. Walnut Grove moves up to No. 1 this week after debuting
The second MBCA/MOsports.com boys basketball poll has been released and there are nine area teams ranked across the five classes. The Ozarks is well represented with Crane, Osceola, Gainesville and Hartville sitting at Nos. 2-5 in Class 2 with Greenfield
The first statewide girls basketball coaches poll is out with 13 area teams ranked across the five classes.