4-H Trap Shooting Competition 

Jayce Atchison, Ava, Mo., and Shelby Odom, Mansfield, Mo., were  competitors in the 4-H State trap shooting competition held on Saturday, August 25, at...

The Bears Take the Field

Lined up against the Diamond High School Wildcats, Ava prepares to snap the ball Friday evening during the jamboree held at Springfield Catholic High...

Football Bears Lose Tough First Game On The Road At Buffalo 20-16

By Chance Dry There were high hopes from the fans of Ava Bears football Friday night, as they faced the Buffalo Bison, in the season...

Cross Country Team Competes in Willow Springs Bringing Home 2 Medals

The Cross Country team ran at the Steve Waggoner Invitational in Willow Springs September 6th.  They took 17 runners to the event.  The...

7th/8th Grade Football Bears Take on Cabool Bulldogs

The Ava Middle School Bears opened their 2018 season by hosting the Cabool Bulldogs on Thursday, September 6th. The visiting Bulldogs won the 7th...

Stillings at Cross Country Meet

Senior Emily Stillings running in the cross country meet last Thursday at Willow Springs.

Ava Bears Cheerleaders Rally Crowd

The cheerleaders work to fire up the crowd during the pregame countdown to the Ava Bears games against the Mnt. Grove Panthers Friday night...

Bears Come Alive in Second Half, Roll Over Mtn. Grove 28-12

  Player X breaks a tackles as he rushes for a gain early in game Friday night against the Mtn. Grove Panthers   By Chance Dry An evening...

Lady Bears Drop 1 On The Road; Pick Up 2 Wins At Home This...

Miquia Heinlein applies a tag on the runner, for a second time, after dropping the ball on the initial tag. The runner was called...

With New Coaches, Volleyball Team Looks To Build on Strong Start

Ava faces off against the Lady Irish from Springfield Catholic. Ava would go on to defeat the Irish in the second game of year. The...
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