Lady Cat Ashley Forrest was one of two seniors on this season’s team. Her career came to an end when the NAIA made the decision to cancel championship games just hours before the Lady Cats were set to compete in their first game of the tournament.
Lady Cat senior Aleksei Smith had a bit of a different journey onto the team than some of her teammates.
Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs: The Lady Bulldogs ended the season with a 27-5 record. They fell 58-43 to Tipton in the Class 2 state semi-finals. They weren’t able to play for third place due to changes in the scheduling. It was the first time the Lady Bulldogs had made it to the final four.
The McDonald’s All-American Games scheduled for April 1 in Dallas are canceled.
Many schools in the area have an extended Spring Break.
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame rescheduled the Women’s Sports Luncheon from April 9 to May 5 at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs ended their season 27-5 Friday, after a 58-43 defeat by Tipton in the Class 2 state semi-finals.
At least a couple of area sports teams are finding their events impacted by coronavirus concerns.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs earned a place in the Final Four after beating Mansfield 64-40 in the quarterfinals Saturday. This is the Lady Bulldogs first ever Final Four appearance. Head coach Ken Elfrink said the journey to the Final Four – including Saturday’s win – was an all-around team …
CARTHAGE – The Lady Bulldogs have a chance of making it to the final four after nabbing a 46-40 win over College Heights Christian School Wednesday night in Carthage. They play Mansfield (24-6) in the quarterfinals Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD – Last year’s district tournament ended for the Pirates against Kickapoo, and it happened again this year with a 65-50 loss Tuesday night.
The Lady Pirates came up short Monday, despite being tied with Kickapoo at halftime. They ended their season with a 16-12 record overall.
The Lady Panthers’ season ended Saturday, after a 54-24 loss to Strafford. They ended the season with a 20-7 record, an improvement from last year’s 15-11 record.
The Branson School District has a new volleyball coach, and it’s someone with a long record of success in the Ozarks.
On Wednesday, the streets of Kansas City were flooded with Chiefs fans ready to celebrate the Super Bowl victory.
Nearly six years after leaving his head coaching position at Branson High School, Steve Hancock is returning to the coaching staff for Pirates football.
The Branson Pirates started out the Blue and Gold Tournament on a high note, taking a 50-47 win over Lebanon in overtime. They fell 55-25 to Hartville on Friday, but didn’t allow that to hold them back in the 58-49 win over Clever Saturday.
The Branson Lady Pirates picked up a 59-50 win over Camdenton on the opening day of the Pink and White Classic. They fell to Melbourne 42-38 on Friday, but turned around and picked up their second win with a score of 38-31 to Thayer on Saturday.
After a loss in the opening day of the Blue and Gold Tournament, the Reeds Spring Wolves went on to pick up two wins – moving them forward in the consolation bracket.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs tipped off the Pink and White Classic with a 64-59 win over Bolivar on Thursday.
A true back-and-forth game ended in an overtime win for the Branson Pirates. They beat Lebanon 50-47.
Despite a fourth quarter battle, the Reeds Spring Wolves fell to Skyline 58-40 in the first round of the Blue and Gold tournament.
The Branson Pirates fell in the district semi-final game to the Carthage Tigers Friday night 48-10.
The Branson High School soccer season came to an end Thursday night with a 6-1 loss to Ozark High School.
For those I have yet to meet, my name is Bailey Vassalli. I’m the newest addition to the staff here at the Branson Tri-Lakes News, and I am so excited to be here.
REEDS SPRING – If there’s a perfect script for Senior Night festivities for a high school football team, the Reeds Spring Wolves followed it to the letter on Friday night.
ROGERSVILLE – If nothing else, at least Hollister High School football coach Rich Adkins knows his words carry some weight with his players.
NIXA – After each team had two possessions on Friday night, it looked like Branson High School’s football team was in good shape against Nixa.
REEDS SPRING – There’s no hiding the bread-and-butter of the Reeds Spring High School football team’s offensive attack.
It started innocently enough, with a game at Mountain Grove in Week 1 of the 1990 season.
REEDS SPRING – Lance Gosch didn’t mince any words Friday night.
The Branson High School volleyball program is beyond the point of having a simple win cure all ills.
You’d have to forgive Savannah Miller if she needed an extra-large travel bag to carry everything she needs to play for the Branson High School softball team.
Priscilla Williams called an audible with her recruiting process.
A season that is turning into a continuing run of “what-ifs” continued for the Branson High School football team on Friday night.
Lamar High School may not have invented the formula for winning high school football games.
When it came down to the end and the game was in the balance on Friday night, Hollister High School’s football team dipped deep into the playbook. The Tigers scored the game-winning touchdown with a bit of flair in the season opener against East Newton, scoring on a hook-and-lateral to break…
Going into the first season leading his own program, Forsyth High School football coach Andy McFarland had a concern nagging at him.
Lance Gosch is in his 11th season as a head football coach on the high school level.
The opening day of the volleyball season was far from an ordinary one for College of the Ozarks on Wednesday.
There’s no easing into the 2019 season for the Branson High School volleyball team.
Four years ago, Rielly Dobbs was a senior at Nixa High School, putting her volleyball talents on display throughout southwest Missouri.
The list of college suitors for Priscilla Williams is down to the final five.
In the aftermath of his team’s final pool play game at the Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series, Branson manager Nick Schafer had only one thing on his mind.
A team from Branson was granted an automatic berth into this year’s Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series at Ballparks of America.
Twenty teams from across the country – and nine international teams – hit Branson earlier this week, prepared for play at the Cal Ripken Major 70 World Series at Ballparks of America.
Looking back over the six years of the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge, it’s easy to play the comparison game.
The countdown was reaching the end, the buildup to the college basketball debut for Lauren Garrison.
As Blue Eye High School senior Kohnnar Patton was debating the decision on where to take her basketball talents to the next level, she could have gotten advice from many different sources.