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The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs won one and lost one this past week in high school girls' basketball action, beating Fordland and falling to Seymour. In the game with Fordland on Dec. 6, the Lady Bulldogs pulled off an impressive 30-point win behind the consistent shooting of freshman Madison Strong...
The Gainesville JV Bulldogs took third place in the Koshkonong Varsity Boys basketball tournament. In first round action, the Bulldogs beat the Bakersfield Lions 45-38. Scoring for Gainesville were: Brody Meek-2, Cody Neal-16, Tony Massey-6, Donovan Goodman-1, Alex Lane-5, Tyelor Estes-3, Trey...
The Dora fifth-grade basketball team won the first leg of the Campus Challenge over the weekend, competing at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. The Campus Challenge features the best fifth- through eighth-grade teams from Missouri and surrounding states. The team, coached by Rick Luna,...
The Gainesville High School varsity boys' basketball team began their season. Dec. 4 at the Mansfield Tournament. Gainesville opened up with the Norwood Pirates. The Bulldogs lost an 8-point lead heading into the fourth quarter and dropped the first round game 51-43. Leading the way for Gainesville...
The Lutie Lady Indians high school basketball team dropped a contest Dec. 3 to Spokane 59-25. Leading scorers for Lutie were Katie Allmon with 8 and Makayla McFarlin with 6. "The girls are continuing to play hard from start to finish," said Lutie coach Adam Grant. "We are just trying to find ways...
Betsy Minkler poured in 25 points for the Bakersfield Lady Lions, leading them to an 82-47 pounding of the Bradleyville Eagles Friday night. Bakersfield didn't fare as well Monday night, losing to Thayer, 65-54. In the Bradleyville game, the Lady Lions jumped out to a 35-10 first-quarter lead and...
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs are 1-1 on the year after losing on the road Monday to Willow Springs, 63-45. Madison Strong's 14 points in the fourth quarter wasn't enough to bring the Lady Bulldogs back. Strong finished with 22 to lead the Lady Bulldogs. Willow Springs started off strong,...
The Dora Falcons boys' basketball team is 2-0 on the year; it's competing this week in the Koshkonong tournament. The Falcons won in the first round of the tournament Monday over Lutie 62-32, despite starting out "a little sluggish," according to coach Rick Luna. "We outscored them 19-14 in the...
The Lutie Indians started off their high school basketball season with a 'nail-biter Nov. 20 at home against Sparta. The Indians jumped off to a 1-0 start after beating Sparta 62-60 in overtime. The Indians jumped out to a 13-9 lead after one quarter and led 28-23 at the half. A poor offensive...
Bakersfield teams started the year off with wins over Cotter, Ark., and the Lady Lions split the next two games with Salem, Ark., and Mansfield. Coach Doyne Byrd's girls used their tough full-court press defense to help get a season-opening win over the Lady Warriors of Cotter 60-22 on Nov. 20....

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