Bakersfield

The Bakersfield Lions took a nail-biting 80-75 win over the Gainesville Bulldogs Tuesday, Dec. 12, in front of a packed crowd of Ozark County basketball fans at Bakersfield. Ethan Cotter led the scoring with a game-high 27 points for the Bakersfield Lions, while Easton McGee led Gainesville with 21...

Afternoon class preschoolers and sewing class students who worked together were, from left, back row: Joleah Orf, Alexis Bartlett, Josie Hensley, Deanna Nickason, Paisley Rader, Braden Ettner, Jessie Tackitt, Hadley Stevens, Avery Farel, Laci May and Jasmine Deatherage. Front row: Cabella Collins, River Bo Frasier, Malachi Mathis, Lane Smith, Ellie Lau, Raylee Busbey, Evelyn Lester, Lilly Neal and Grayden Steiner.
Bakersfield High School’s sewing class, under the direction of teacher Beth Pickle, recently worked collaboratively on a project with the Bakersfield morning and afternoon preschool classes and their teacher Jody Bond to bring the young students’ drawings to life.  The preschool classes read a book...
Photo submitted   Winners of the Bakersfield Veterans Day art show are, from left, Bianca Colon, ninth grade, first place; Coralie Lawrence, ninth grade, second place; and Alyssa Wolters, 10th grade, third place.
The undefeated Bakersfield Lady Lions took on the Mountain Home Christian Academy Nov. 28, putting up nearly twice as many points as their competitors, ending the game 63-32.  The Lady Lions traveled to Cabool Monday, Dec. 4 and racked up another huge win, beating Cabool’s Lady Bulldogs 60-16,...
The Dora Lady Falcons competed in the 9th annual Fordland Invitational tournament, held Nov. 27 to Dec. 2.  The Lady Falcons battled Houston in the opening round and ground out a 58-53 win in overtime Monday, Nov. 27. The win sent the Dora girls to take on an unbeaten Mountain Grove team where the...
The Bakersfield Lions traveled to Alton Tuesday, Nov. 21 and defeated the Comets 72-57. Saturday, the Bakersfield boys traveled to Van Buren where they competed in the Current River Challenge by playing the Greenville Bears. The Lions suffered their first loss of the season, falling 86-66, bringing...
The Bakersfield Lady Lions brought their record to 2-0 on the season after a 57-32 road win over the Mansfield Lady Lions on Monday, Nov. 20. Bakersfeld’s Callie Smith and Jessie Keith led the scoring with 14 points each, followed by Keely Stevens with 12, Rienna Velasquez with 10, Lily Williams...
The Bakersfield Lady Lions, under the direction of Head Coach Michael Mahan, also pulled down a big win during the home opener Nov. 17. The Lady Lions defeated the Bradleyville Eagles 57 to 11.  Leading the scoring effort was Keely Stevens and Jessie Keith, both putting 11 points up on the board....
The Bakersfield Lions boys basketball team, under the direction of head coach James Denton, stole the show during their home opener Nov. 17, scoring 92 points against Bradleyville’s 41 points.  Standout Ethan Cotter brought in an impressive 22 points during the game, followed by Case Lashley with...

The Bakersfield varsity scholar bowl team took home first place in last weekend’s 2023 Fall Scholar Bowl tournament and several members of the team placed individually. Pictured, from left: Front row: Sponsor Legan Tiller, Jaccub Todd, Abby Hadley, Brooks and Scarlet Bouchard. Back row: Gabby Dumas, Avery Farel, (front) Natalie Hadley, Shaelyn Foster, Sheyenne Foster and Sponsor Loreen Tefft. The following placed on Individual scores: varsity division: first place Natalie Hadley, third place Brooks Amburgy, sixth place Scarlet Bouchard. In the JV division: first place Abby Hadley, third place Jaccub Todd and fifth place Gabby Dumas.
The Bakersfield School academic team hosted the 2023 Fall Scholar Bowl Tournament at their home school Saturday, Nov. 11. BHS scholar bowl advisor Loreen Tefft relayed the following results from the tournament: In the varsity division, the Bakersfield took home first place, and Gainesville took...

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