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Clutch Plays and Clichés: Bears come from behind, now 2-0

By Jason Hoekema   “As cliché as it is, they have heart. They don’t have any give up.” -Dan Swofford In their second game of the season, the Ava Bears football team may have given their fans a reason to watch...

Working Out Wrinkles: Lady Bear Volleyball Tops Fordland

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Lady Bears topped the Lady Eagles, 2-0, in Monday’s matchup by scoring, 25-15, 25-20.  Ava lashed out against Fordland with a...

A Pleasant Upset: Ava tops Hollister in three sets

By Jason Hoekema Sarah Dobbs was busy making assists Tuesday evening as she worked the court to set up attacks for teammates like Olivia Heriford,...

Mindful Mistakes: Dora keeps early lead from Lady Bear mistakes

By Jason Hoekema “Whoever makes the fewest mistakes will win that ballgame.”  Those were the last words in an interview with softball coach Rex Sawyer on...

Crossing Counties: Ava Cross Country team opens season in Springfield

The Ava High School cross country team competed in their first meet of the fall season on Saturday, August 31st, at Fellows Lake in...

Building Confidence: Lady Bears find success in Forsyth Jamboree

By Jason Hoekema FORSYTH – During the summer months the Lady Bear volleyball team was learning the pieces of the puzzle before putting them together...

Almost UngluedL: Ava tops Buffalo in nail-biting overtime

By Jason Hoekema Football season is officially underway in the Ozarks. Bleachers shaking the press box, snacks served, cheering crowds, and the cooler weather of...

A Superb Sophomore: Henry leads Lady Bears to first win

By Jason Hoekema They call it the “one spot” for a reason. A pitcher is not only the first with the ball, they are the...

Ava softball winds-up, faces familiar foe.

By Jason Hoekema Last year the ladies took to the diamond and ended the year with a 16-10 overall record with two losses in SCA...

Reminder:  7th Annual Silvey Stampede Is This Friday Night

The Ava Cross Country team is hosting the 7th annual Silvey Stampede at the Ava football and track complex Friday, Sept. 6 before the...
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2019 Fall Saturday Soccer Schedules

Ava Parks & Recreation Fall Youth Soccer Leagues start this Saturday. During the season, to confirm schedules or check for weather-related or other cancellations,...