One Step at A Time: Lady Bears Keep Improving

By Jason Hoekema The last time the Ava High School Lady Bears had a really successful season was in 2013-2014 with a similar, 16-9, record....

Ava Cheerleaders

Resolve: Bears fight back, top St. Pius X

By Jason Hoekema ROLLA– There are no ties in basketball, especially in the Missouri State High School Activities Association postseason. One point can make all...

End of a Winding Road: Bears fall in state quarterfinal, end historic season 24-6

By Jason Hoekema FARMINGTON–End of the winding road seemed an appropriate take given the directions provided to several fans by their phones’ GPS apps. Many...

Missouri Student Archers at MoNASP State Tournament March 19-21 in Branson

More than 4,000 students will compete at the Branson Convention Center. BRANSON, Mo. –– Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Conservation Heritage Foundation...

Breaking Barriers: Bears Took SCA, Then District in Historic Season

By Jason Hoekema MOUNTAIN GROVE–There is a scene in the movie “Space Jam” where the Toon Squad is all beat up, Tweety in an Iron...

Season’s Change: Lady Bears Bounce Back Before Season End

By Jason Hoekema / MOUNTAIN GROVE – Thursday, February 20, 2020, wasn’t the highlight of the Lady Bears’ regular season. It ended with a...

Academic Athlete

Rained Out: Liberty Sinks 10 from Outside

By Jason Hoekema Perhaps not the way anyone wished it would go considering it was senior night and the final game where Claire Fossett, Emaly...
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