Support for Christian Athletes

Michael Boyink/Herald The Fellowship of Christian Athletes recently accepted a $500 grant from the Douglas County Community Foundation. Pictured are (Left to Right): Bill Henry, Bette...

Slaying It! Lady Bears Track Team at Conference

The Lady Bears that represented Ava at the Class 3 District 6 Track meet at Hollister.  They are front row from left to right:...

Playing Like Champions: Ava tops Fair Grove, advances to district final

By Jason Hoekema Ava High School has done very well with a 15-5 record  and playing in a district with some tougher schools since their...

Clawing to the Top! Track Conference Meet Results

On Monday, April 29th the Ava bears traveled to Salem for the SCA Conference meet.   The boys’ team finished 1st overall will a...

Middle School Track Keeps Up Pace

The Ava Middle School track teams traveled to the Fair Grove Junior High Relays on Friday, April 26th. The 7th grade Bears won their...

Lady Bear Bling: Girls Track

Medal winners from the Ava Relays held on April 23.  Athletes had to finish in the top three to medal.  Front row left to...

Small Ball, Big Win: Bears top Forsyth with some sacrifice

By Jason Hoekema FORSYTH – At the beginning of the season, Ava High School head baseball coach Rex Sawyer told us that he is a...

One Up, One Down: Ava Baseball goes 1-1 on road in Springfield, Thayer

By Jason Hoekema SPRINGFIELD – New Covenant is a tough school to go toe-to-toe with and despite the 4-0 loss to Springfield’s New Covenant Academy...

Clearing-Out Cabool

Dodson throws no hits in 70 pitches By Jason Hoekema Defense leads to wins in nearly any team sport out there. The Bears were able to overcome the Cabool, which fielded at...

Middle School Track Shines

Ava Middle School hosted their annual Track and Field Relays on Tuesday, April 16th. Ten area schools participated in the boys’ divisions. Ava’s squad...
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