For the second year in a row, Webb City and Lamar's football teams leave St. Louis as state champions.
Webb City tied Valle Catholic for the most titles in Missouri history, with number 11 coming in a 49-14 domination of Helias Catholic.
Meanwhile, Lamar set a host of Show-Me Bowl single game records, en route to a 69-41 win against Blair Oaks to secure the class 2 title.
Tigers hope to make it back-to-back Class 2 State Titles Saturday vs Blair Oaks. Plus MSSU & PSU women's basketball highlights.
For the second year in a row, Webb City and Lamar are the lone Southwest Missouri representatives in St. Louis for state championship weekend. The Cardinals and Tigers take this seriously, and even find themselves rooting for each other.
Will face Blair Oaks in MSHSAA Class 2 Show-Me Bowl on Saturday
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.
Webb City and Lamar's football teams are headed back to the Show-Me Bowl. Of the 12 teams from around the state that will make the trip to St. Louis, no other squad compares to the two representing Southwest Missouri when it comes to style points.
In five playoff games, Webb City has outscored their opponents 175-17 by halftime, which is an average halftime score of 35 to 3.2. Amazingly, Lamar's totals are even more stunning; combined halftime scores of 271-19, or an average of 54.2 to 3.8.
Again, that's just halfway through the contests, and both teams effectively call off the dogs in the final 24 minutes.
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.
Lamar wins their Class 2 semifinal. Webb City wins their Class 4 semifinal.
Carthage shut out Lutheran South in their Class 2 playoff semifinal game. Plus Commerce wins their 2nd round playoff game and the Lamar Tigers are gearing up for their playoff semifinal showdown.
Plus Webb City, Monett and Lamar advance to high school semifinals.
Webb City, Monett, Lamar, and Miller all win district championships
Webb City, Monett, Lamar and Miller advance to state tournament.
Lamar, Miller, and Lockwood advance to district championship games on Monday
Cassville and Miller also win district semifinal games while Nevada, Carthage, and Sarocoxie lose.
West Plains at Webb City, Marshfield at Carthage, Carl Junction at Hillcrest, Warrensburg at Nevada, Aurora at Monett, Mt. Vernon at Seneca, Stockton at Lamar, Jasper at McAuley
West Plains at Webb City, Marshfield at Carthage, Jasper at McAuley, Stockton at Lamar, and Aurora at Monett
Kickapoo at Joplin, Webb City at Branson, Willard at Carthage, Cassville at Mt. Vernon, Aurora at Lamar, Monett at Carl Junction, East Newton at Seneca, McAuley at Greenfield
Kickapoo at Joplin, Webb City at Branson, Willard at Carthage, Monett at Carl Junction, Cassville at Mt. Vernon, Aurora at Lamar, and McAuley at Greenfield
Nevada at McDonald Co., Carthage at Nixa, Cassville at Aurora, Seneca at Monett, Mt. Vernon at Carl Junction, Lamar at East Newton, El Dorado Springs at Sarcoxie, McAuley at Pierce City
Nevada at McDonald County, Lamar at East Newton, and McAuley at Pierce City
Lebanon vs. Joplin, Neosho vs. Webb City, Monett vs. Lamar, Seneca vs. Carl Junction, Lockwood vs. McAuley, Greenfield vs. Diamond
Lebanon at Joplin, Neosho at Webb City, Monett at Lamar, Seneca at Carl Junction, and Lockwood at McAuley.
Plus Carl Junction softball defeats Lamar in extra innings; and this week's Big 5 Plays.
Lamar defeats Carl Junction 47-13 in our Game of the Week
Cassville at Aurora, Lamar at Carl Junction, Mt. Vernon at Seneca, Webb City at Willard, Republic at Carthage, Diamond at McAuley
Webb City defeats Nixa, Carthage defeats Neosho, Cassville defeats Carl Junction, Lamar defeats Butler, Sarcoxie defeats Jasper
Nixa at Webb City, West Plains at Joplin, Carthage at Neosho, Carl Junction at Cassville, and Butler at Lamar
Webb City at Republic, Carthage at Ozark, Cassville at Seneca, Mt. Vernon at Lamar, East Newton at Monett, Sarcoxie at Pierce City, Miller at Diamond, Branson at Neosho
Mt. Vernon at Lamar, Cassville at Seneca, Aurora at Carl Junction, Webb City at Republic, Carthage at Ozark, Branson at Neosho, and Sarcoxie at Pierce City.
Webb City at Carthage, Hillcrest at Joplin, Lamar at Cassville, and Seneca at Aurora.
Lamar at Cassville, Seneca at Aurora, Hillcrest at Joplin
Week 2 Rankings
Lamar Tigers - 2012 Football Team Preview
The top five plays from week two of the high school football season features Monett, Carthage, Webb City, Carl Junction, and Lamar. Plus two PSU football players earn MIAA player of the week honors.
Seneca at Lamar, Joplin at Parkview, Neosho at Monett, Aurora at East Newton, Sarcoxie at Diamond, Jasper at McAuley
Joplin at Parkview, Har-ber at Webb City, Seneca at Lamar, Aurora at East Newton, and Jasper at McAuley.
We check out the top five plays from week one of the HS football season. Plus the Chiefs decide on their backup QB.
Webb City vs. Carl Junction, Lamar vs McDonald Co., Carthage vs. Seneca, Bolivar vs. Neosho, Branson vs. Cassville
Lamar at McDonald County, McAuley at Sarcoxie, Pierce City at Jasper, Diamond at Liberal.
Tigers ready to chase another Class 2 state title.
Tigers will have veteran quarterback and strong offensive line. Plus jamboree action from Joplin, Carl Junction, and MSSU.
Colgan defeats Frontenac to give coach Wayne Cichon career win #500. Plus Mt. Vernon defeats Lamar, McAuley homecoming, and the Missouri Tigers look ahead to Baylor
Pittsburg State lands several top prospects plus Mizzou fans can look forward to watching Dorial Green-Beckham. And PSU basketball takes on SW Baptist while MSSU visits Lincoln.
Lamar defeats Miami 56-53 in Day 3 of the Seneca Indian Invitational.
The PSU Defense has been up to the challenge so far this season & they'll face another tall order Saturday against Delta State. Plus Seneca Invitational highlights & Webb City girls win again. And Charlie Weis on taking over at Kansas.
State championship game recap for the Lamar Tigers.
We recap the playoff run of the Lamar Tigers thru the semifinals.
Recap of Lamar's Class 2 State Championship season with Coach Scott Bailey. We start with the regular season.
Lamar defeats Lafayette County 49-19 to win their first state football title in school history.
It was Tiger domination from start to finish, and it resulted in the first state title in school history, in any sport, for Lamar.