Warriors return 8 offensive and 8 defensive starters from last year's 5-6 team.
Joplin 13 & 14 year old team heads to Ft. Wayne, Indiana for the Central Regional.
Will play Frontenac in Indianapolis on Friday
It took extra innings to decide a champion in the Premier Baseball Junior Championship, the South Texas Sliders won in the 8th inning over Elite Baseball Chicago.
Barrett Lais led every round of the Twin Hills Invitational and would once again find his way into the winners circle.
The Crusaders will face the New Mexico Miners on August 2nd in Denver for the AA National Championship.
The team is raising funds for their trip to Regionals in Indianapolis.
The sixth annual Southwest Missouri Basketball Officials and Coaches Benefit golf tournament in Carthage attracted over 125 players.
Frontenac won their first ever Kansas Little League state title.
Baseball tourney in the Joplin has 64 teams including two from Canada.
Joplin 12 & under Little League baseball team continues their dominance winning the state title.
For the second night in a row, Joplin South wins 11-0. They will face Desoto in the state championship on Monday night.
Natalie Bird, Dave Bird, Darcy Smith, and Doug Harvey strolled through this years Beauty and the Beast tournament.
The Joplin South All-Stars win their second game in a row in the Missouri Little League State Tournament at Sunny Jim Park.
Joplin defeates Maryville 12-2 in Little League baseball tourney.
Pro Boxing promoter and Miami native Tony Holden announces the Cook brothers from Seneca will join his team and Trey Lippe-Morrison.
Joplin South Little League team beats Webb City 10-5.
For the second year in a row, the Ozark Amateur would come down to a playoff.
The 66th Annual Ozark Amateur tees off this weekend.
The 5th annual Pitt Open Disc Golf Tournament ended Sunday, with a playoff between Kyle Webster and Zack Johnson. Joplin native Webster won the playoff after four holes.
After an encouraging first season, the Joplin Demize hope to build on the positives next season and make 2015 even better.
The first ever Four States Splash was held at the Joplin Aquatic Center and featured swimmers from Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
The 2014 Joplin Demize season came to an end Saturday, with a 3-2 loss to the Springfield Storm.
Hershewe says the first season was positive, and that the future is bright for the team.
The upgrades include new turf, scoreboard, track and entryway.
The game was run-ruled after four innings, with Joplin South getting the win 28-0.
One local track and field program made leaps and bounds in the AAU Track and Field world, sending 42 athletes to the Junior Nationals this month,
The sport of Crossfit has mass appeal all over the US and now Joplin has a third gym to call home.
The Joplin Outlaws have less than 3 weeks to assume command of the South Division.
Athletes from the United States and Great Britain competed in the National Masters Decathlon at Neosho High School.
In his first season in charge at MSSU, Head Coach Jeff Boschee is already making strides in the local recruiting scene.
Drew Kilgore will play for Murray State Junior College in Oklahoma.
NHRA Drag Racer Fred Snavely of Joplin recently took home first place in the Super Comp Division at the Thunder on the Plains in Great Bend, Kansas.
After losing 5-0 to St. Louis in the preseason, the Demize won the rematch at home 3-1.
The Demize held their first summer camp for local kids out at Joplin Sports Complex.
The inaugural home season for the Joplin Demize ends Sunday when they take on FC Bordo of St. Louis in a non-conference game.
The club, founded in Carl Junction, has 100 local athletes competing in this weekend's AAU Region 16 National Qualifying Track and Field Championships.
Casey Wilson won the bronze medal at the Junior Olympics in Charleston, West Virginia.
Plaster Center taking shape on Pittsburg State campus.
Facility will also serve as safe room that can hold over 3000 people.
Hope to see them advance Thursday
The two-day event was established in 2003 in honor of a Carthage girl that was killed in a car accident.
Former Expos pitcher Dan Smith gave up career hit 3000 to Tony Gwynn.
The Missouri Southern women's basketball program held their annual youth camp this week.
Bulldogs hope to carry momentum from last year's 11-2 season.
Eagles with two players vying for starting quarterback position.
After losing Saturday to Omaha, the Outlaws use a big fifth inning as a catalyst to beat the Diamond Spirit 8-0.
The Joplin Crusaders know a thing or two about championships and this year is no different.
Dillon Rust of Edmond, Oklahoma shot a final round 68 to win the Buffalo Run Prairie Sun and Moon Casinos Classic by one stroke.
The Demize got their first home win of June, scoring seven goals in the first half, resulting in a 9-1 victory over College Station.