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Kryslyn Colvin, left, and Keeli Land, members of the Dora High School girls softball team, were recently named to the 2017 Missouri All-State Team. Kryslyn, a senior, played shortstop and was named to the First All-State Team, and Keeli, a junior pitcher, was named to the Second All-State Team. The...

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Dora freshman Mason Luna drives past Eminence defender Grant Dyer during Thursday’s epic battle for a chance to play undefeated Thayer for the Cabool Tournament championship. Mason led the scoring with a game-high 31 points, but the Redwings won 71-66  in final seconds of the game and went on to...

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Dora’s Desiree Downen drives around a Houston defender during a homecourt 43-41 win over the Lady Tigers Tuesday, Dec. 19 . The team’s next game is Jan. 2, when they host Mammoth Springs, Arkansas.

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Dora Falcons freshman Bryson Luna drives down the court during the homecourt 71-49 victory over Winona Thursday, Dec. 21. The Falcons head into the Cabool Holiday Tournament seeded in the number two spot. So far, the Falcons have only lost two games of their nine –  one a 63-50 loss to Class 3 No....
The Gainesville Bulldogs basketball team, along with a crowd of fans, friends and family, traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, Friday, Dec. 15, where they took on the Thayer Bobcats at the FedEx Forum arena. The varsity Bulldogs fell to the Bobcats, 35-27. The JV also took a loss, 38-27. Members of the...

Members of Robert Burns Masonic Lodge #496 in Gainesville raise money through sales of microwave popcorn at area basketball games for the Masonic Home of Missouri’s Creating-a-Partnership program, which matches funds from local Masonic lodges for certain benevolent initiatives related to the well-being of children. Robert Burns Masonic Lodge members Ed Kapelski (left) at the popcorn-selling table at a recent Gainesville High School game and (above) Bobbie Grisham with school counselor Amelia Menz at the popcorn table at Dora School.

Bakersfield sophomore Andrea Yount beats Chadwick defenders to the basket and scores another 2 points for the Lady Lions during the Friday night home game. Photo by Amy Ingalebe.
After a narrow loss to the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs, Bakersfield’s Lady Lions went on to defeat Chadwick last week in regular season play then beat Lutie in the first game of the Bradleville Tournament Monday. The Lady Lions hosted Gainesville Thursday and lost by 3 points, 37-34. “The girls...

Bakersfield senior Nathan Scott goes up for 2 points against Chadwick. The Lions have had a successful series of games, with recent wins over Norwood, Chadwick and Lutie. Scott led the team, scoring 27 points against Norwood and 18 against Chadwick. The Lions continue in the Bradleyville tournament with a 4 p.m. game Thursday and a 7 p.m. game Friday. Photo by Amy Ingalsbe.
The Bakersfield Lions defeated Norwood and Chadwick last week and had a first-round victory over the Lutie Indians in the Bradleyville tournament.  On Tuesday, Dec. 12, Bakersfield’s varsity and JV teams traveled to Norwood, where the JV boys won their game 45-34. Levi Tryon and Tristan Morris both...

GES art show winners, kindergarten-third grade categories: These students won honors in the kindergarten through third grade categories during Gainesville Elementary School’s winter concert and art show Dec. 7: (from left) Macy Hambleton, first grade, Superintendent Award; Alana Kimmen, third grade, Principal Award; Joshua Stage, second grade, School Board Award & Best of Show; Allison Garrison, second grade, PTO Award.
The junior class at Lutie High School is hosting an auction in the cafeteria from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, to raise money for the 2018 prom and class trip. A chili dinner, including dessert and drink, will be available for $5. Vendors at the auction include Tupperware, Rodan & Fields, 31...

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