The Shockers stun the college basketball world taking out Ohio State in the Elite 8.
Lions complete sweep at NW Missouri State. Plus Pitt State baseball sweeps past Truman.
Gorillas start practice at 6:15 AM. Plus Cottey College unveils new softball field on campus.
Jay McDowell tops the depth chart. Plus MSSU baseball sweeps Northeastern State.
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.
Webb City loses opening game to McAuley 2-1. Plus Arkansas spring football continues.
26-year-old Jesse and 22-year-old Dillon Cook are a combined 9-0 with 7 KO's as professional boxers. The Seneca natives are trained by their dad, Dallas, at the Heartland Boxing Gym in Galena, and have aspirations to make it big.
McAuley senior Mitch Wear is set to try something new in college. Kind of. McAuley will be a quarterback for the United States Military Academy at West Point's sprint football team.
Sprint football is the same as regular football except every player on the field must weigh less than 172 pounds. There are seven teams from the Northeast in the Collegiate Sprint Football League, and Army is coming off an unbeaten year in which they average 500 yards per game running an offense similar to the one Wear ran as a Warrior in high school.
Tigers won three games in Springdale Tourney to open season.
Before, during, and after the game, athletic trainers have a big impact on any team.
MSSU Senior Brett Abell earned MIAA pitcher of the week after a CG win vs Truman. Plus Joplin baseball won their season debut.
Nyla Milleson fired after six years as coach of the Lady Bears. Plus Crowder College Lady 'Riders win opening game of the JUCO National Tournament.
Webb City to face Smithville Thursday at Mizzou Arena in a Class 4 Semifinal.
Lions coming off 6-5 season. Plus MSSU and Pittsburg State baseball with home games.
The Webb City Lady Cardinals are on their way to the Class Four final four in Columbia, Missouri. Here's how they advanced past the quarterfinal round Saturday.
They got down 7-0 early, but the Lady Cardinals went on a 13-2 run to close the first half, and seized control in the third quarter en route to a 55-39 win against Sullivan in the Class Four quarterfinals. It's Brad Shorter and company's fourth trip to Columbia in the past five years.
Plus, the Crowder women win the District K title game at home, and await their national tournament seeding.
Webb City head coach Brad Shorter is used to playing this time of year. For his young group however, the quarterfinals is a new experience.
Plus, the last area team remaining in the Kansas state tournament falls, as the Fort Scott Lady Tigers lose to top seed Wamego in Salina.
The Webb City Lady Cardinals face Sullivan Saturday in a Class 4 playoff quarterfinal matchup.
The Missouri Southern men finish with a 13-15 record while Pitt State men finish 18-10. Plus Colgan loses in Class 3A Kansas Tournament.
Bryan Burns finished 2nd in state in the discuss last year and he will continue his career at MSSU.
Four NFL teams visit MSSU campus to see Brandon Williams and other prospects.
Webb City advances to playoff quarterfinals. Plus Carl Junction loses to Republic and MSSU vs Pitt State baseball at Joe Becker Stadium.
Webb City football coach John Roderique was 1 of just 21 people invited to a USA Football workshop in Indiana.
Plus NFL scouts were on the Missouri Southern campus Tuesday to check out Brandon Williams again.
Pittsburg State holds off Truman while MSSU goes on the road to knock off Emporia State. Plus MSSU baseball highlights.
Brandon Williams is back in Joplin - at least for a few days. The former Missouri Southern DT talks about his experience at the NFL combine, and what he expects to see happen in the coming weeks as he prepares for the NFL draft.
The Pitt State men and women will play hosts as 7 seeds at John Lance Arena on Monday and Tuesday night, respectively, while the Missouri Southern men will be on the road at Emporia State as the 9 seed and the Lion women will be at home as the 8 seed. Each team must win to advance to Kansas City.
Plus, recapping the district championships for the Carl Junction boys and Webb City girls.
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 Colgan and Riverton win their 3A Substate semifinal games. And MSSU's Brandon Williams talks about his NFL Combine experience.
Plus 3A Substate action from Colgan and two Joplin soccer standouts make their college decisions official.
Gorillas led by seventeen at the half but MSSU nearly pulled off comeback. Plus Lady Lions beat Pitt and the Chiefs may have found their quarterback.
Lions have quick turnaround with Pitt State next up Wednesday night. Plus Joplin Eagles lose in district semifinals.
Plus Missouri Southern's Brandon Williams shows well at the NFL Combine.
Indians will face 23-4 Strafford in sectional round.
As the fishing for the Bassmaster Classic wrapped up in Grove Sunday, a number of dogs took flight in the championship rounds of dock diving in downtown Tulsa. The dogs are part of the Super Retriever Series, and the world-record holder was part of the festivities.
Fueled by a barrage of three-pointers, and played in front of their home crowd, Seneca knocked off top seed Mt. Vernon in the Class Three, District 12 final. The win prevented the Mountaineers from a four-peat.
Plus, the East Newton girls fall just short in the Class Three girls title, and both the Pierce City girls and boys teams win in Class Two, District 12 championship games.
The East Newton girls knock off the 2 seed Mt. Vernon. Plus Seneca and Mt. Vernon boys advance. And Webb City beats Parsons and Ozark Christian loses in Regional.
PSU wins 4th straight game. Plus MSSU baseball is off to a 5-2 start.
Plus Webb City's Nicole Hudson wins SEC softball player of the week honors and Nevada HS has found a conference home.
Plus girls district basketball tips off from Seneca with East Newton & Mt. Vernon winning. And Grove, Oklahoma will host the Super Bowl of bass fishing this week.
Carl Junction boys defeat Mt. Vernon in OT. Plus Neosho sits in 2nd place at Missouri HS Wrestling Championship.
Warriors get 24 points from Shaw Robertson plus Neosho wrestling is off to a great start at the Missouri state championships in Columbia.
Riverhawks snap Southern's two game winning streak. Plus MSSU women go 7-17 from FT line as they fall to Northeastern State.
Game benefits 5th grader Payton Kannar who is battling leukemia. Plus Seneca and Mt. Vernon go to overtime and Webb City boys too much for Carthage.
Nearly seven months ago, former Chanute high and Fort Scott greyhound quarterback Matt Bollig suffered a terrible accident while preparing for the fall season at Ottawa University.
But to say Bollig is bouncing back would be an understatement.
Desirea Burgee scores 29 points for Lady Cardinals. Plus three Nevada football players sign letters of intent.
Plus Monett's Kurran Blamey signs with Missouri State football and MSSU men prepare for MIAA leader Central Missouri.
MSSU Women also snap losing streak by beating SW Baptis. Plus Pitt State sweeps Truman.
Plus Joplin, Carl Junction, and Oswego also hold signing ceremonies. And the Harlem Globetrotters made another entertaining stop in Joplin.
Several area athletes heading to the next level.