One of Nascar's brightest stars makes a stop in Joplin to help volunteers build a home.
Gorillas 3rd, Lions 9th in preseason coaches poll
The Gorillas' leading scorer was dismissed from the team this offseason.
Keeping strong baseball tradition alive
Fore State Team Championship tees off Thursday
The Baxter Springs 14 year old Babe Ruth team just won a state title, now they have their eyes on the World Series.
NEO is improving its football stadium.
Lamar Senior Sam Bailey gives a verbal commitment to the Missouri Tigers. Plus Pittsburg State football adds a former NFL player as a new assistant.
Accepts scholarship offer to play for the Tigers
Oklahoma Sooner coach set to begin 15th year as OU head coach. Plus a Chiefs rookie breaks his collarbone on the first day of practice.
One advances to the finals in Las Vegas
Kansas Jayhawk Sophomore Perry Ellis was a special guest at the Thomas Jefferson Advanced Skills Camp. Former KU big man Greg Dreiling also helped with camp all week.
After one full year in the SEC, some local Mizzou alums reflected on the transition to a new conference.
Webb City Little League baseball defeats Joplin South for district title plus Webb City softball team looks ahead to Central Regional in Indianapolis.
Joplin South beats Webb City to set up a rematch Thursday for the district championship. Plus the top two seeds in the USTA Futures Tournament in Joplin advance to 2nd round.
14 year old looking to qualify for U.S. Junior National meet
Detroit Lion QB Shaun Hill is back in his hometown of Parsons for his annual football camp.
The McAuley Catholic Warrios have some offensive weapons returning this season.
MSSU men's basketball coach Robert Corn says as long as he has the energy and passion, he will continue coaching.
Longtime men's assistant Ronnie Ressel to be MSSU women's associate head coach.
Robert Corn along with players and staff welcome young hoops players to Missouri Southern campus.
Four players vying for Joplin starting QB job as coach Chris Shields is ready to begin 3rd season with the program.
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.
Over $50,000 raised for the Tyler Jeck Foundation as the former Colgan standout's memory lives on.
Maryann Mitts talks about her decision to step down as MSSU basketball coach after twelve years.
The Kansas Sports Hall of Fame will induct 8 new members in October including former Pittsburg State coach Chuck Broyles.
Baxter Springs golf course in superb condition with 84 year old groundskeeper taking care of it.
Former Joplin coach takes over at Carl Junction after two years as offensive coordinator at NEO A&M Junior College.
Kids Learn Values At Early Age
For veteran golfers or beginners, it's always important to keep in mind proper golf etiquette on the course.
Kansas City also to bid for game. Plus the torch for the Show Me State Games arrives in Joplin.
Will face tough competition from Kansas City, MIAA
Pittsburg State football program holds showcase event for first time as over 90 high school seniors participate. Plus some LPGA players were in Joplin Monday for a great cause.
Former Missouri Southern star recently signed with a professional team in Austria.
Freshman phenom with monster dunk in public scrimmage. Plus Oklahoma high school football all-star game to be played in Commerce.
The Missouri Southern women's basketball program is hosting their annual summer camp.
Webb City native and former Missouri Tiger softball standout to play for Team USA in three summer tournaments including a trip to Puerto Rico.
Succumbs after long battle with cancer
Tulsa RB a big weapon for the Joplin Crusaders. Plus Grove and Grand Lake welcome many of the world's best bass pros.
Independent basketball team played in the late 1940's and early 50's. Big highlight was a win over the Globetrotters.
Panthers shut out Silver Lake 10-0. Plus Carl Junction girls soccer team has advanced to the Elite 8 of the Class 2 state playoffs.
Four turf fields and state of the art gym highlight the future for Joplin HS athletic facilities. Plus Joplin's version of the "Green Monster."
Panthers to face Lyons Thursday in Manhattan. Plus Frontenac softball is state bound as well.
Coming off their first district title since 1990, the Seneca baseball team looks ahead to their sectional matchup vs Warrensburg.
Tigers shut out Hofstra 5-0 in deciding game as Webb City native Nicole Hudson hits a 2-run HR.
Lions can't overcome critical errors in 8th inning. Plus Nicole Hudson throws shutout in Mizzou regional win over Stony Brook and the Joplin Area Sports Hall of Fame inducted its newest members Friday night.
Brett Abell throws eleven innings without giving up a run, but MSSU falls to Minnesota State-Mankato 1-0 in 14 innings. Plus Colgan wins dramatic regional over Riverton.
The Colgan Panthers scored 3 runs in the bottom of the 5th, and limited the Riverton Rams to two solo T.J. McDonald homeruns, to win a Kansas 3A regional title. The Rams had the bases loaded and just one out in the top of the 7th, but Colgan's Christian Cedeno got a strikeout and a pop out to end it. The 3A state tournament is in Manhattan.
MSSU and top seed Mankato State went scoreless for 27 half innings before the host Mavericks pushed across a run on a safety squeeze in the bottom of the 14th to win. Lions starting pitcher Brett Abell pitched 11 shutout innings, but the offense could never get on the board.
MoSo will now play the two seed, MIAA foe Central Missouri, Friday at noon in an elimination game.
Warriors defeat Golden City 7-6 to claim first district baseball title since 1982. Plus Frontenac drops their first game of the year in regional final.