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Buffalo was a state power in the mid-1960’s, winning back-to-back state titles in 1964 and 1965. Springfield legend Edd...
The game of basketball comes naturally to Justin Washington.You don’t have to watch the 6-foot-6 forward long to unders...
Anthony Tolliver has an NBA home with the Phoenix Suns for the next two seasons. The NBA veteran and Kickapoo alum inked a tw...
The Marionville Comets (12-7) defeated the Spokane Owls (10-10), 58-44, on Friday night. The game was a low-scoring affair, w...
The College of the Ozarks swept a basketball double-header with Evangel on Tuesday.MEN'S PHOTOS - CLICK HEREWOMEN'S P...
Da'Quan Ervin helped the Kirk Hansen era get underway with a bang on Tuesday as the senior guard scored 20 first-half poi...
Season ticket renewal packets for all current Missouri State basketball season ticket holders will be mailed soon, and new se...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Billings Wildcats opened the season last week by crushing thr...
Crane expected to play Class 1 power Scott County Central coming into the Ozark Mountain Shootout at Glendale, but the weathe...
The 2008-2009 Missouri high school basketball season saw Keith Pickens (Oakville) and Nathan Scheer (St. Francis Borgia) lead...
Drury's men won the first ever NCAA National Basketball title last season and are favored in the GLVC preseason poll this...
The O-Zone Power Rankings are compiled by the staff each week based on a team's relative dominance by class. The schools ...
The Missouri Tigers improved to 5-0 with a comfortable 78-64 non-conference win over visiting IUPUI Monday night at Mizzou Ar...
For nearly two-and-a-half quarters, the West Plains Zizzers had Republic, the state's No. 1 ranked team in Missouri Class...
The announcement came as both hoped and anticipated Sunday night, confirming that the O'Reilly Family Event Center will b...
Brandon Lockhart, playing in his final collegiate basketball game in his hometown, nailed a crucial 3-pointer with 28 seconds...
The Rogersville Wildcats defeated Springfield Catholic Tuesday night 50-37 at Catholic in the last boys' basketball game ...
Blue Eye was able to shake off early struggles on Friday in the semifinals of the Spokane Tournament to upset the top seeded ...
Republic High School finds itself in the Class 4 Final Four for the second straight year, this time with the boys’ team...
Evangel had their eight-game winning streak snapped Thursday falling 80-71 to sixth ranked Arizona Christian in Scottsdale, A...
Through 17 minutes the Kickapoo Chiefs had written the perfect script for an upset.Kickapoo had controlled the tempo and take...
Southwest Baptist University head men's basketball coach Clark Sheehy has announced his first SBU signing class, bringing...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMany children grow up with dreams of playing D-1 college basketba...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerErik Durham is far from a brash talker on (or off) the court. He ...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
Friday night’s game between the Strafford Indians, and the Skyline Tigers was on the verge of becoming a blowout, with ...
Final Four Primer: Eminence (25-5)Last year Eminence lost to eventual Class 1 state champion Scott County Central in Sectiona...
There won’t be a repeat title at the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions this year.Traditional T of C power White Station ...
Evangel men’s basketball point guard J.J. Williams was named the Heart of America conference men’s basketball Pla...
Former Mizzou Guard Kim English visited Springfield Thursday to announce he'll be holding a basketball camp at the Fieldh...
The 30th edition of the Bass Pro Tournament of Champions will kick off on Jan. 16. This year's field offers a record 19 D...
Evangel won their fifth straight game and improved to 7-0 in the Heart of America with a 76-59 win at Missouri Valley Thursda...
Mizzou head men's basketball coach Frank Haith is likely facing some stiff upcoming penalties stemming from his time as h...
The nationally fifth-ranked Drury Panthers jumped on Missouri S&T with a flurry from the start and rolled to an 88-67 victory...
High school athletes dream of winning a state championship. Two would be amazing. For Dylan Bekemeier, three titles is a char...
Evangel's men's basketball season ended Friday in the second round of the NAIA-I National Championship Tournament wit...
n a day of personal milestones for the senior guard,Alex Hallscored 22 points to lead six Panthers in double-figures and Drur...
The Macks Creek Pirates went cold and ran out of time to get warmed back up.Macks Creek couldn’t hold onto an eight-poi...
Kullen Carlock has no problem scoring.In his four years at Camdenton he’s done it better than almost everyone in school...
Drury turned a showdown for sole possession of first place in the Great Lakes Valley Conference West into a blowout, rolling ...
Evangel stayed unbeaten in Heart of America conference play with a 76-67 win at Graceland on Saturday.The Crusaders trailed b...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
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...
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 PlayerPierce City fell 52-47 to Iberia in the Class 2 quarterfinals at ...
Alex Hall set a new Drury single-game record for 3-pointers made with nine and scored 33 points to lead the Panthers past Mis...
Missouri guard Phil Pressey and Arkansas guard BJ Young were named to the Wooden Award Watch list today. The Wooden Award goe...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAsk any coach and they will tell you how important it is to defen...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerSPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Kirk Hanson is a motivator, a teacher and a le...
For the past four months we’ve watched local boys basketball teams evolve, grow and for Eminence and Republic, become s...
The Evangel University men’s basketball went 2-0 last week but fell two spots in the NAIA-I national poll from 19th to ...
Anthony Downing scored a season-high 24 points, and Missouri State (4-11, 2-1) shot 51 percent from the field to capture its ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerPreston Guiot and Ricky Odige hit clutch free throws late in the ...
Despite shooting a dismal 10-28 from the free throw line, the Ozark Tigers were able to hold off Springfield Central 61-52 on...
Missouri State (7-16, 5-6) overcame an 11-point second-half deficit and a late charge by visiting Evansville to claim a 62-61...
SPRINGFIELD, MO - With Thursday's (Aug. 30) formal announcement of the 2012-13 Missouri Valley Conference schedule, the M...
A bad finish at home against Hillcrest left a sour taste in the Glendale Falcons’ beaks. They washed it out with enough...
Missouri State (14-6, 4-4 MVC) got 17 points and a game-high 11 rebounds from Jarmar Gulley to turn back visiting Southern Il...
One year after a host of close calls and a 4-5 finish in the Ozark Conference, the Lebanon boys' basketball team will be ...
The Strafford Indians are looking to repeat their 2013 district title and will rely on the experience of last year’s re...
The Hillcrest Hornets shook off any rust they accumulated during a 16-day hiatus between games – fending off gritty Par...
The Clever Blue Jays defeated the Sparta Trojans, 63-38, on senior night in Sparta. Clever came out focused and jumped out to...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerDavid Stahler couldn’t hold back his smile Saturday night.&...
On a night where they struggled to shoot from the perimeter, the Hillcrest Hornets flipped the game in their favor with a fra...
Missouri State freshman Austin Ruder (G, Nixa, Mo.) has been named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week after he p...
Evangel avenged their only loss of the season with an 89-69 win over College of the Ozarks Tuesday at the Ashcroft Center. Th...
Former Missouri State head coach and current Southern Illinois head coach Barry Hinson is drawing national attention Wednesda...
The Logan-Rogersville Wildcats got past the Bolivar Liberators Friday night 68-61 in a Central Ozark Conference-Small game th...
Despite a strong fourth-quarter rally, Greenwood couldn’t overcome a 10-point deficit entering the final period and dro...
The Parkview boys clamped down defensively to beat Central 42-28 on Tuesday in the Class 5, District 12semifinals.Parkview ha...
A young Macks Creek team came of age this week at the Missouri Class 1-District 6 tournament as the Pirates defeated Humansvi...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMissouri State (8-18, 6-8 MVC) opened the second half with a 12-4...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt certainly wasn’t hopeless, but if Hillcrest was going to...
The expectations that MV/BT Liberty head boys basketball coach Rob Brown has for his team are simple.“We are defending ...
Macks Creek coach Brad Briscoe maintains there’s much more to his team than just junior big man Cody Eidson, who’...
There’s rarely an easy road to a district title and the state-ranked Strafford Indians learned that first-hand this wee...
The Greenwood Bluejays pulled out a sluggish 46-35 home win over Billings on Tuesday night, led by junior center Riley Keith&...
Missouri State men's basketball coach Paul Lusk announced late Tuesday (May 8) that Spring, Texas, native Michael Simpson...
-- Skyline looks to continue to improve in Buck Shockley’s second year at the helm after coming over from Conway. The T...
The Monett Cubs lost 33 points-per-game of scoring off of last season’s team, but senior Kyle Woods returns to lead the...
The Ozark School Board voted to hire Mark Schweitzer as the Head Boys Basketball Coach. Schweitzar replaces long time Ozark c...
Ozarks Sports Zone's Mike Scott sat down with Kyle Moats this week to discuss everything from the potential of changing c...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerJesse Lacey caught the ball on the wing with his team trailing 64...
Superstitions run deep for athletes and teams and the Drury men's basketball team is no different. Watch the video above ...
Led by Coty Clarke’s 20 points, the University of Arkansas basketball team picked up its 18th consecutive season openin...
The Walnut Grove Tigers improved to 10-3 for the season with a sound win over the Climax Springs Cougars, 72-40.CLICK HERE FO...
He stops himself. He was a little bit down on his confidence shooting the ball coming into tonight.Watching Isaac Johnson thr...
Playing their third game in four days, Southwest head Rusty Roe gave a concise description of his team’s performance ag...
The Houn' Dawgs made sure they revenged a loss to Cassville from two weeks ago, as they ran away with a first-round Class...
Missouri State couldn’t recover from a pair of devastating scoring runs by No. 2 Wichita State, as the top-seeded Shock...
The Willard Tigers maintained a small lead against the Springdale Har-Ber Wildcats through three periods in Friday night&rsqu...
Scoring early and often, the Bolivar Liberators put on an impressive performance as they defeated the Marshfield Blue Jays 68...
The Marionville Comets held off a couple of late challenges in the closing seconds and edged the Greenfield Wildcats 61-59 in...
Alex Hallbecame Drury's all-time 3-point king, making six treys and finishing with 33 points as the nationally eighth-ran...
After something of a slow start, the West Plains Zizzers put together a strong second half and defeated Ava in the opening ro...
The championship game of the 80th annual Clever Tournament was postponed due to inclement weather last Saturday only to be pl...
It was the battle of the Bulldogs at "The Pit" on Thursday night as Central hosted Rolla. Central hung close until ...
Three Parkview seniors ended their regular season home careers Tuesday night with a 93-69 win over a young squad from Central...
The Parkview Vikings knocked off the Camdenton Lakers 66-56 in an Ozark Conference League game Friday night.CLICK HERE FOR PH...
The early start time didn't hinder Kickapoo or Matt Ridder, as the Chiefs combined for 14 3-pointers, one shy of the Blue...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerCoach Pete McBride said Eminence got to the Class 1 Final Four by...
After being ahead by as many as 11 points in the second half, the Glendale Falcons withstood a furious charge down the stretc...
Live Audio/Live Video/Live Stats/Game Notes/Midwest Regional WebsiteIf there's a single catch phrase permeating the Drury...
The battle between Aurora and Southwest Tuesday night started in an odd way, as Aurora was slapped with a technical in pre-ga...
Jabari Brown led four Tigers in double-figure scoring, and Johnathan Williams III pulled down a season-high-tying 15 rebounds...
Fifty-two of the area’s best basketball players competed this year in the 20th annual Gerald A. Pilz and Friends All-St...
The Norwood Pirates got back into the win column Tuesday night after a rough start to the month of January. Coach Morris Jenk...
The scouting report indicated the Harrison Goblins preferred a fast-paced, up-and-down style. The Nixa Eagles didn’t ha...
The Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish stormed out of the gate with a 26-0 run to start the game Friday night and over...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerIt took two overtimes to do it, but Rod Gorman found his team on ...
Led by a game-high 20 points from junior Bradey Welsh, (8) Marshfield defeated Spokane 58-49 in the opening round of the Blue...
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...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerTeddy Simniok scored a season-high 21 points to lead four in doub...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Willard Tigers pulled ahead big in the first half and kept th...
The Billings Wildcats defeated the Spokane Owls, 74-62. Billings senior Dawson Meyer dominated Senior Night with his 41 point...
Each week Ozarks Sports Zone ranks area teams based on their dominance by class. Momentum, strength of schedule and recent su...
The Billings Wildcats (29-3) are class 2 state champs after knocking off Salisbury (30-2) 83-79 Saturday afternoon at Mizzou ...
Ranked eighth in this week’s boys' basketball O-Zone Power Rankings, the Hillcrest Hornets (11-3) showed why they d...
Sixth-seeded Mt. Vernon had designs on an upset of Ozark coming into Friday, but the Tigers’ depth and defensive pressu...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThis time, the Strafford Indians’ season didn’t end w...
Nixa and Glendale traded punches for the first two quarters, exchanging the lead five different times, before Nixa (4-0) powe...
Evangel advanced to the second round of the NAIA-I National Championship Tournament with a 64-54 win over 24th ranked Montana...
The Rolla boys basketball team ran into a 3-point shooting buzzsaw Tuesday night.Washington converted 14 of its 19 3-point at...
Drury's run to a national championship was powered by three seniors, but without Alex Hall, Brandon Lockhart and Teddy Si...
Hollister’s strong defense and offensive rebounding kept Aurora off-balanced and allowed the Tigers to go on a decisive...
The Greenwood Blue Jays had an answer for everything the New Covenant Warriors threw at them as the two teams faced off at Ne...
Barely two weeks into the new season, the Thayer Bobcats have already spent a good deal of time in practice working on a rene...
Monett sophomore Logan Coones scored a team-high 16 points in Monett's crashing party at Big 8 rival Aurora's homecom...
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 Parkview Vikings cruised past the Branson Pirates at home Friday night 60-43 with strong defense and few turnovers.CLICK ...
The Nixa Eagles made history on Monday by beating Republic 60-56 in the Gold Division championship to win their unprecedented...
The Republic Tigers (3-0) defeated the Hillcrest Hornets (3-1) 69-55 to take first place in the 49th Annual Republic Invitati...
Winter weather has turned the Stafford Tournament into the Strafford Marathon.It has been nearly 10 days since the Indians op...
2014 Mr. Show-Me Basketball Jordan Barnett validated his title Sunday afternoon.The University of Texas signee scored a game-...
The Spokane Owls came away with a hard fought victory Friday night in Morrisville beating the Marion C. Early Panthers 56-39....
Missouri State got a game-high 17 points from Marcus Marshall and 12 off the bench from sophomore classmate Gavin Thurman to ...
Kerrick Wright scored 24 and Bradey Welsh added 18 off the bench as the Marshfield Bluejays defeated the Lebanon Yellow Jacke...
Early season openers put any team in a bind, even an established and state-ranked program like Mt. Vernon. The Mountaineers s...
Coaches from Creighton and Butler were on hand to watch Friday's showdown between McCluer North and Waynesville in the Ro...
For several seasons, the Marion C. Early Panthers have been blessed by the presence of a true “big man” on their ...
The Ash Grove Pirates tried to seize an opening to pull ahead of the Mountaineers at the end of the 4th quarter, but fell sho...
The Kickapoo Chiefs defeated the Ozark Tigers, 78-64, on a night in which Kickapoo recognized some of its previous state cham...
Missouri State men's basketball coach Paul Lusk announced Tuesday (March 19) that redshirt freshman forward Drew Wilson i...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
Evangel men’s basketball forward Zack Kleine and point guard J.J. Williams were named NAIA-I All-Americans today. Klein...
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...
This week's MOBCA/MoSports.com coaches poll sees Repbulic continue its reign as the Class 4 No. 1 team. Hillcrest slips f...
Missouri State University men's basketball coach Paul Lusk announced today (April 29) that the University has entered int...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerTo see Dominique Long now, as the leading scorer on a National To...
The Courts is proud to announce the schedule and rosters for the 15th Annual Mercy Sports Medicine College/Pro-Am League. The...
Winning a conference championship is rarely easy, but the great teams find a way to win. The Hartville Eagles did just that a...
Ninth ranked Evangel started their conference season with a win and earned with their sixth victory in a row with a 94-67 win...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerPlaying on relatively tired legs, the Billings Wildcats put an en...
Kickapoo head coach, Dick Rippee, referenced the old adage, “Shooters are gonna shoot.”The Chiefs had shot eight ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Pirates stumbled tonight against the Strafford Indians, allow...
Willard senior Chris Kendrix has his college choice in the bag entering his highly anticipated final season with the Tigers. ...
Missouri State junior Ron Mvouika (G/F, Paris, France) was named Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week late Monday ...
CollegeInsider.com has announced the 15 finalists for college basketball's 2014 Skip Prosser Man of the Year Award, inclu...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerA dominant second quarter performance lifted Willard above Republ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerA J.J. Williams lay-up with 11 seconds left in overtime lifted 11...
Area basketball teams kicked off the season with Jamboree. Click the links below to see photos from some of the area's ac...
The Cassville Wildcats have had a rough stretch recently on the road. Last Thursday they fell by five at McDonald County, Sat...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
One year after a tough 2-24 season that saw the Yellowjackets go 0-9 in the Ozark Conference, things appear to be looking up ...
The Marionville Comets beat the Pierce City Eagles at home Tuesday night 58-50 thanks in part to some timely 3-pointers and a...
Last season, Republic’s wake-up call en route to a Class 4 state championship was a 19-point loss to Willard. This seas...
Missouri State freshman Devon Thomas (Silver Spring, Md.) has informed the Bears basketball staff that he intends to transfer...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerBillings and Nixa continue to sit atop their respective classes i...
Missouri State (20-13) rallied from an early 13-point deficit to lead by as many as 9 points in the second half. But in the e...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerMissouri State (10-21, 7-11 MVC) got 15 points apiece from Christ...
Missouri State head coach Paul Lusk announced late Friday (March 21) that sophomore guard Michael Simpson will transfer at th...
The Strafford Indians handled the Monett Cubs at home Tuesday night 65-53 with stifling defense, forcing the Cubs to turn the...
Drury put the defensive clamps on Southwest Baptist's mad 3-point bombing ways and as a result, the nationally eighth-ran...
Missouri State basketball fans will have their first opportunity to see the Bears and Lady Bears in action on Friday, Oct. 18...
The 2015 Bass Pro Tournament of Champions will feature not only one of the deepest fields of nationally ranked teams, but als...
The Crane Pirates made it back-to-back Class 2-District 11 titles on Saturday night in Galena as they cruised past Marionvill...
Long time Ozark boys' basketball coach Steve Hunter has resigned his position as head coach, according to Ozark Public In...
After 11 highly successful seasons as Cassville head football coach David Large is transitioning into administration. The Cas...
The second semi-final game of the Walnut Grove tournament pitted the size and experience of Miller against the speed, shootin...
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 Catholic Fightin’ Irish stunned the Pleasant hope Pirates with a 28-point first quarter and went on to ...
Trevyor Fisher nailed the debut. Now comes the challenge of the follow-up act.Fisher was named Class 4 Coach of the Year afte...
The Univeristy of Missouri Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs both signed three players on the first day of th...
Coming into Thursday’s Class 3 semifinal Strafford had seen what Cardinal Ritter’s Sean-Michael Clancey was capab...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
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 PlayerClass 4 BoysNormandy 74, Sikeston 72 F/OTIn a sloppy game highlig...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Eminence Redwings probably gave Pete McBride a few more grey ...
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. One of the area's best players to watch this year, wears the Orange and Black at Waynesville.Juwan Morga...
The Ozarks has its second Division I men’s basketball commit in the Class of 2015.Kickapoo High School senior guard Tys...
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 PlayerThere's a saying in basketball "Live by the three, die b...
Michael Quin of Springfield, Mo., who is blind, hit a three-pointer at halftime of the College of the Ozarks vs. Bellevue men...
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...
Jeff Dishman brings an emphasis on defense and rebounding, and a hope for healthier players, in his second season as Marionvi...
The third overtime was the charm for the Iberia Rangers who edged out Gainesville for the Class 2 sectional win, 84-80, at Le...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe Kickapoo Chiefs defeated the Branson Pirates, 68-66, in the C...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
It was a well-fought and fast-paced game from beginning to end, but the visiting Willard Tigers came out on top in a 50-41 vi...
Last week we asked, "who was this season's boys basketball MVP?" The results are in and you the fans went with ...
Though they only hold three seniors on their roster, the Strafford Indians made their senior night a memorable one for those ...
Fair Grove took down Forsyth by just two points at home on Dec. 10. Six weeks later that story was much different as the Eagl...
Junior Chris Kendrix dazzled while scoring 23 points, and senior Kolbe Kinghorn added 12 more as the Willard Tigers improved ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerClever’s team effort on offense masked some defensive short...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerAll five of the top-ranked teams remained the same in this week&#...
It's the strategic conundrum seemingly every basketball fans loves to debate was on full display in a hard-fought Ozark C...
Head coach name: Larry BrownAssistant coach name: Mark Brown, Dylan PriceHow many years as head coach: 9Number of years at pr...
Every time the Hillcrest Hornets seemed ready to erase Republic’s lead, the Tigers had an answer.A 3-point halftime lea...
The Courts announced the schedule and rosters for the 14th Annual Mercy Sports Medicine College/Pro-Am League Wednesday June ...
With inclement weather fast approaching, many schools have taken a proactive response. Below is an updated schedule for the r...
The All-Mid Lakes basketball teams were released on Friday. Strafford led the way on the boys' side with two First-Team s...
The Monett boys basketball team has battled through a tough 3-7 start to this season, but the Cubs have experienced great suc...
After its second boys' title in school history, the Republic Tigers received some postseason honors on Thursday.Republic ...
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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"We're going to Atlanta."It was the simple answer from Coach Steve Hesser when asked about his post-game though...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerRelive all of the moments from the 2013 Bass Pro Tournament of Ch...
In a game that saw no player score in double figures, it was fitting that the decisive play occurred on defense.With the Cath...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerNixa senior Austin Ruder hit a last second 3-point shot to defeat...
The big classes will decide their districts this week. Here is what to expect from the boys district battles.Class 4CLICK HER...
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Republic’s team identity might be that the Tigers don’t have one.Whether it’s going inside to their post pl...
This week's O-Zone Poll Question should definitely stir up some debate among the area colleges. From NAIA-II to NCAA-I we...
A possession-by-possession game turned into a comfortable victory for the Branson Pirates Thursday night in the Gold Division...
Nixa senior and Missouri State signee Austin Ruder was named the COC Large Player of the Year. Ruder and Willard junior Chris...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - The 67th Blue and Gold Holiday Basketball Tournament brackets were announced Wednesday morning at Missouri...
Today is National Football Signing Day. Many student-athletes throughout the Ozarks will put pen to paper and commit to play ...
Video Platform Video Management Video Solutions Video PlayerThe new Galena high school gymnasium came with a million-dollar p...
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The All-Big 8 Basketball teams have been released. On the boys' side, Seneca swept the Player of the Year and Coach of th...
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Click the links below for the brackets for each tournamentCLASS 5 BOYS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET - CLICK HERECLASS 5 GIRLS S...
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...
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...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
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 PlayerSpringfield Parkview senior guard Erik Durham took hom the top ho...
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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...
Each week Liberty Bank will sponsor a photo of the week contest that you, the fan, get to decide the winner among the nominee...
OzarksSportsZone.com, KY3 and KSPR will be all over the area tonight. Here are updates from games around the Ozarks. If you h...
We've asked you about the best athletes, the best coaches, even the best cheer and dance teams, but this week we're g...
An exhibition game with perennial NCAA Division I power Duke, the annual "Bank of Bolivar Highway 13 Catfight" with...
The Central boys basketball team struggled through the 2012-13 season going 4-21. But the future certainly has promise at Cen...
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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...
Damon Seiger has been hired as the new head coach of the Marshfield Blue Jays.Seiger brings head coaching experience from For...
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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...
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The Falcons pick up a conference win on the road.
Parkview hosted the OC track meet on Wednesday.
Stockton beat Osceola at home to advance to the District 12 softball title game.
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Each week, O-Zone will release local girls’ soccer power rankings, based on dominance by Class.
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