Sports

Purinton with her parents. Purinton Signs to Play Basketball at Ozark Christian College
Lockwood Lady Tiger MaKenzie Purinton has formally agreed to play basketball for Ozark Christian College in Joplin. . (Photos by Gina Langston)

Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Local Competition
Attention all area kids, ages 7-14 (birthday cutoff July 17): Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Miller Ballpark. This is a super fun and...

Sports Scoreboard for April 18, 2019
Only two weeks remain in the Spring Class 1 girls softball season before district action starting the last week of April. The Class 1 and 2 boys...

The Bradley family of Willard, Missouri, at the Greenfield Access. (Photo by Bob Jackson) Fishermen Invade Stockton Lake
This past week fishermen from all over the area took advantage of good weather and hungry fish. All ramps on the south end of Stockton Lake were...

Sports Scoreboard for April 11, 2019
Teams were busy last week and most area teams are having a hard time winning games. This coming week there are 21 baseball and softball games plus...

Former Lockwood Coach Cornish to Be Inducted Into Missouri...
Dennis Cornish, a Golden City High School grad, who took part in basketball, football and track for the Eagles and graduated in 1977 then assumed a...

Lockwood hosted a junior high boys baseball tournament on March 23. The host, Pleasant Hope, Pierce City and Marionville took part. Adam Grishman is the Tigers coach and two of his nephews play for the Tigers. Sports Scoreboard for March 28, 2019
Seventeen baseball and softball games were played last week involving the five area teams. Two tournaments at Pleasant Hope and Wheatland are on...

Players/Coaches Needed
Everton Athletic Booster Club is looking for baseball coaches for ages 7-8 Big Coach Pitch, 9-10 Pee Wee and 11-12 Little League. If interested...

Pictured, from left: Dale Boothe, Robert Cowen, Scott Tassi. Tassi Takes Top Win And Big Bass at ABA
From Becky Minor Kansas angler, Scott Tassi, topped the leader board at the D126 American Bass Anglers tournament held on Stockton Lake March 16,...

Post Season Basketball Honors
SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE Girls:  Hannah Wilkerson, Miller, was named coach of year. Lockwood: Mackenzie Purinton, first team; Heather Byrnes, 2nd; and...

Sports Scoreboard for March 21 , 2019
Baseball and softball contests have begun with coaches and players hoping for warm weather and dry fields. At the Lamar baseball tournament, the...

Greenfield Lady Wildcat softball practice Sports Scoreboard for March 14, 2019
The Walnut Grove girls basketball team won the Class 1 State title in Springfield last weekend. In the title game, the Tigers beat Stanberry 57-40....

Stump Attributes Teammates to Success
From Austin Bunn After a nine-win season in 2017-2018, the Golden City Eagles decided that was not good enough. Coach Sean Crane said the boys...

Lady Tigers Cap Off Season with Championship
From Austin Bunn When sports enthusiasts talk about great teams that consistently win year after year, the word dynasty will come up. In terms...

State Playoffs Recap: And Then There Was One
From Austin Bunn After a thrilling week of district play, the girls from Miller and Walnut Grove, along with the boys from Golden City advanced as champions in their...
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