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Two of the area's top high school softball teams went head to head this past week as the Bakersfield Lady Lions played host to the Gainesville Lady Bulldogs on Friday afternoon. After a brief rain delay and a tight first inning, Gainesville got on the scoreboard in the first inning, scoring three...
The Dora Falcons are heating up the gymnasiums in the dead of winter, advancing to 14-5 by beating Koshkonong 81-56 Monday night. "We jumped out to a 29-11 lead at the end of one," said Dora coach Rick Luna. "The guys came out and shot the ball as well as we have all season. We had five guys in...
Brexton Miller killed an 8 pt. buck on Saturday morning of youth season.
The Bakersfield Lions won both of their games last week, including the championship of the Lutie Invitational Baseball Tournament. The Lions hosted Mammoth Spring, Ark., on March 27 and came away with a 10-8 win. Austin Lamb led Bakersfield in hitting with a 2 RBI-triple, which ended up being the...
High school basketball season has ended for all four Ozark County schools, with Dora's Falcons being the last local team to fall. The Falcons made it all the way to the Class 2 District 10 championship game, where they were edged out by Norwood, 61-57. Gainesville had lost in the semifinals to Dora...
The Lutie Indians dropped two games in the Cabool Holiday Tournament last week, losing to Norwood 78-47 and Eminence, 87-40. Joe Terry led the Lutie effort against Norwood with 12 points, followed by Dylan Burks and Jake Christeson with 10 each. Gavin Jennings chipped in 7 points while Chancey...
The Gainesville Bulldogs fought their way through the Cabool Holiday Tournament last week, beating Couch, Thayer and Licking to set the stage in the championship game against a formidable Dora Falcons team who defeated Plato, Lesterville and Summersville to get to the championship game. In all, 16...
The Dora Falcons baseball team remains undefeated and recently moved up to second place in state rankings. After a non-scheduled game with SCA powerhouse Ava, a conference championship game against Bakersfield and the annual West Plains Wood Bat tournament over the weekend the team improved their...
When I was in the fifth grade at Richards School in West Plains, we had a merciless PE teacher who believed in the benefits of vigorous outdoor exercise. He liked to make us run. Sprints, relay races, cross-country-lots and lots of running. I hated it. I was chubby, awkward and extremely slow. I...
The games in the Bakersfield Tournament which were scheduled for last Saturday have been rescheduled this coming Saturday, again weather permitting. The games were canceled due to the Friday snowstorm that dumped 4-6 inches across the area. The Gainesville Lady Bullddogs and the Bakersfield Lady...

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