The host school battled back and forth with the Patriots in the black division semi's.
The Tigers had a tough day one with Marionville. Day two wasn't any easier.
The Comets made it a one point game, but their last second shot for the win rimmed out, and the Tigers survive 46-45.
The Patriots were hot from the start and cruised to an easy win in their first round game of the Neosho Holiday Classic.
The Wildcats opened their tournament with visiting Buffalo on Monday afternoon.
The 60th annual Holiday Classic tips off this Monday in Neosho.
This is the 60th year of the tournament in Neosho. The tournament runs from December 29th through the 31st.
The Lions ended the month of December with two straight losses, including one to Emporia State, ranked number one in the country.
In Saturday's win over Emporia State, Missouri Southern had two players score a double-double, and a 17-1 to start the second half.
The Lady Eagles improve to 4-4 after beating the Lady Bulldogs.
The Lions opened the second half on a 17-1 run and never looked back, beating Emporia State to improve to 7-4.
The Lions drop their MIAA home opener and their final game of 2014.
Cardinals win 43-37
Lady Eagles beat Seneca 49-34.
Republic held on to their lead, but Brenlee McPherson still found time to knock in 18 points, enough to help her join the 1,000 point club.
Locke McAllister will graduate high school early and enroll at Missouri State in January.
Cardinals knock off Carl Junction 44-43.
After a rough start, Missouri Southern put together a strong second half to get the win over Culver-Stockton.
The Lions hosted a tough Truman State tonight in Leggett and Platt.
Beau Bussey put up 24 points on the Lamar Tigers, as Miami cruised to a 73-51 victory.
Jarrett Rouse and Jesse Cook won in unanimous decisions while Trey Lippe Morrison won on a TKO in the first round.
Vikings beat Galena 57-42.
Former Pitt State star making an impact with the Arizona Cardinals as a rookie.
Neosho wins opener of Lady Eagle Classic over Webb 63-47.
Academy taking place at Memorial Hall in Joplin.
Pittsburg's Alex Barnes will enroll at Kansas State in January.
Cardinals win despite 32 points from Tripp Tucker.
Neosho beats Collinsville and head coach Jeremy Phillips is recognized as coach of the year.
Joplin too much for Monett
The Lady Mustangs cruised past Nevada to win the Carl Junction Tournament title.
The War Eagles were down at half, but the reigning champs never let down against host Carthage.
With seven seconds left, Josiah Gustafson scored what would be the winning basket to give the Gorillas an important conference win over Northwest.
Six Gorillas scored in double figures as Pitt State wins their conference opener 85-59.
School still shooting for December 18th completion.
After nine games on the road, #8 Pittsburg State hosts NW Missouri State Saturday.
Alex Bruey from College Heights Christian School signs with Dodge City Community College volleyball.
Gorillas win home opener 82-66.
The Cardinal dynasty continues!
The Tigers are champions once again, overtaking South Callaway at the Edward Jones Dome to win the Class 2 title for the fourth consecutive season.
The Gorillas rallied from an eight point deficit in the fourth quarter, but an overtime interception ended Pitt State's season.
The Tigers senior class are tired of being compared to last years seniors and they hope to prove the doubters wrong with a fourth straight state title.
Gorillas travel to Minnesota for 2nd round playoff matchup.
Titans will face Andale in Salina for the Class 4A Division II state title
Chris Shields steps down after four years as Joplin football coach.
The fight will take place December 13 at Buffalo Run Casino & Resort in Miami.
Coach Beck joins Eric Knecht and looks back on Pitt State's comeback win over Harding in the playoffs.
A back and forth game ended with a missed extra point, giving the Bombers the 24-23 victory over the Cubs.
The Tigers hit the road for the Class 2 state semifinals on Saturday.
The Cardinals hosted Kearney for the Class 4 semifinals Saturday night.
Lions defeat St. Mary 93-83 in first home game for Jeff Boschee as Lion head coach.