Willy Waggoner explains how his hobby of creating delicious barbecue turned into a business at Boomer's BBQ.
Carthage won their first game of the day, defeating Joplin 14-4, before losing to Park Hill South 9-6.
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Lady Tigers win 47-44
Even though Carthage lost, this game did not affect the bracket and they will be in the semifinals.
Being sought after as one of the nation's top defensive backs, Devron Moore signed a national letter of intent to continue his college career at Iowa State University.
Carthage Men host Central, Carthage Women host Carl Junction, Webb City Women host Joplin.
The Tigers fell to an undefeated St. Dominic in the Class 3 Finals.
Tigers will play undefeated St. Dominic in championship
Tiger hungry to bring home state title
Tigers advance to play Helias in quarterfinals
Tigers rack up 80 points in district win
Single goal enough for Tigers
Eagles run game too much for Tigers
Tigers take out Pirates 45-12.
Upsets and fantastic finishes lead to many changes
Jasper defeats Sarcoxie 22-14 in overtime in our Game of the Week
Week five of high school football action in Missouri plus week four in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Joining Tiffany tonight is Maple Leaf Committee Chairperson Jeanine Poe.
Joining Tiffany tonight is St. Luke's Resident Tommy Thompson.
Joining Ray tonight is Rhonda Olvera with the Carthage Mercy Pediatric Clinic.
Tiffany and Ray are live tonight from St. Luke's in Carthage for the KODE Summer Road Show. Joining them tonight is St. Lukes Nursing Center Director Sue Joslen.
Frank Fleming talks about what it is like living at St. Luke's.
Joplin crushes Rolla in our Game of the Week
The Carthage Lady Tigers defeated Joplin in two sets Tuesday night in HS volleyball action.
Lamar defeats Cassville 48-0 in our Game Of The Week
Game of the Week: Riverton at Frontenac
Opening week of the season
Breaking in a new quarterback, still have high expectations
Carthage baseball standout drafted in 20th round elects to sign with Yankees. Plus Carthage football team using 7 on 7 league to prepare for season.
The Carthage Drive-In, a Route 66 staple, is open for the season.
Missouri Southern's just four practices in to spring ball, but they're already throwing the ball more than they did in 2012. Head coach Daryl Daye says the nucleus of the offense will still be the triple option, but with sophomore-to-be Jay McDowell at QB they plan to be more balanced with the pass than the more-than-5-rushes-to-1-pass ratio of last season.
Plus, the Lions baseball team snags their 5th straight win, Carthage baseball is expecting big things this season, and Joplin falls in the championship of the 6 team tennis tournament, the Joplin Invitational.
The Gorillas and Lions kept things tight as underdogs, but saw their seasons end in Kansas City.
In high school ball, the Fort Scott girls win in the KS state tournament while the Colgan boys and Labette County girls' seasons come to a close.
Plus, three signings from Carthage and Joplin student-athletes.
Plus St. Mary's-Colgan boys and Fort Scott girls win Sub-State Titles.
Several months after winning a preseason basketball tournament at Carthage high, the Carl Junction boys won again on the Tigers' floor, this time for a district title. Also winning a Class Four, District 12 title was the Webb City girls, who beat Carthage in a rematch of last year's title bout.
In Kansas, Colgan won a sub-state championship for the 17th straight year, beating top seed Riverton. In 4A title games, the Fort Scott girls won while the Fort Scott boys saw their year come to an end.
Plus, more scores from Missouri and Kansas high school games, and Pitt State men and women's highlights.
Plus MSSU takes the court for the first time in three weeks against Livin' the Dream.
The Webb City girls claimed their second tournament championship of the season, upending two-time defending champ Bentonville in the Black Division Finals, while the Lady Eagles of Pierce City defeated Carthage in the Gold Division Finals.
Plus, the Webb City boys fend off Carthage in the first meeting of the season between the Cardinals and Tigers.
The Sunrise Christian boys are ranked number nine in the country for high schools, boast 10 players being recruited by Division One Schools, and are set to repeat in the Neosho Holiday Classic Championship. Friday night, two Buffalo players dazzled in the dunk contest.
Plus, Webb City and Carthage boys lose for the second day in a row, will now meet in the 7th place game Saturday afternoon. And the Mt. Vernon girls and boys basketball teams state tournament runs are the number four story in our Action 12 Top 12 Countdown.
Plus MSSU men's basketball head coach Robert Corn says the winter break came at the wrong time.
The Webb City boys led Memphis Sheffield most of the game Thursday night, but scored only one point for a nearly seven minute stretch in the 4th as they ultimately lose 68-64. Meanwhile, Carthage ran up against defending champs Sunrise Christian from Wichita, and hung tough before seeing the game get away from them in the second half.
Plus, the Webb and Carthage girls win for the second day in a row on the girls side, the Missouri Southern men try to avoid the rust as they prepare for an exhibition game at home Saturday and Frontenac baseball winning their first state title is the #5 story on the Action 12 Top 12 Sports Stories countdown.
Highlights from Day 1 at the Neosho Holiday Classic.
The wait was worth it for the Webb City boys. After severe weather in Arkansas set their opponents departure back several hours, the Cardinals game was moved from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. It was the best game of day one at the Neosho Holiday Classic, too, as Webb advanced with a 10 point win against West Memphis.
Pitt high boys win at Neosho, the McAuley boys win at home against College Heights, while the Cougars beat the Warriors in the girls game.
Plus, new NEO A&M coach Sherard Poteete addresses the character of his football teams and we begin the Action 12 Top 12 stories of the year countdown with Carthage Soccer.
The Carl Junction boys had four players make at least two 3-pointers in beating Joplin in the finale of the 66th Annual Carthage Invitational, while the Webb City girls beat Carthage in the CJ Classic behind Tournament MVP Mikaela Burgess.
Plus, the Pitt State women bounce back from their loss Wednesday while the Missouri Southern women win their 6th straight.
Plus the Webb City girls avenge last season's district final loss to Carthage.
After 11 seasons that included two state championships, David Large is stepping down as head football coach at Cassville.
Plus, a Saturday rewind, visiting the football semifinals and soccer state final one last time.
The Cardinals and Tigers will go for a three-peat and back-to-back titles respectively, after decisive wins in the semifinals.
Also, Monett falls in the semis and Carthage soccer falls in the state championship.
Plus Carthage volleyball senior Emily Goeken signs with NEO.
Webb City, Cassville, and Monett all advance to district championship games Monday
Cassville and Miller also win district semifinal games while Nevada, Carthage, and Sarocoxie lose.