Sun Sets on 30th Annual Lady Lion Invitational

By Jason Hoekema / MANSFIELD – Play resumed last Thursday with second round games between Springfield Catholic and Mansfield followed by Ava against Forsyth.  Then...

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Top Tier: Lady Bears Win Cabool Classic, Again.

By Jason Hoekema / CABOOL – Three up and three down ended with a victory at the Annual Cabool Classic Tournament. Three opponents. Three...

Teamwork on Tour: Lady Bears Shine in Tournament Play

By Jason Hoekema / MANSFIELD – With it being the third non-district tournament of the season, the Ava Lady Bears have already hit a...

Round One: 30th Annual Lady Lion Invitational Tips Off

By Jason Hoekema Hear me roar! MANSFIELD – Yes, the Katy Perry song uses a tiger in the lyrics, however,  the now 13-5 Mansfield Lady Lions...

To The Top: Lady Bears down Bakersfield, Norwood

By Jason Hoekema / CABOOL – This week the Lady Bears have been competing in the Annual Cabool Classic Basketball Tournament to the east...

Box Score and Seven Years Ago: Ava drops Mountain Grove, 77-48

By Jason Hoekema / The Ava Bears had a big win on Friday, ending a nine-loss streak held since 2013 against the Mountain Grove Panthers...

This Close: Lady Bears Work, Thayer Squeaks By

By Jason Hoekema / The Lady Bears hosted the Thayer Lady Bobcats Thursday and put on a spectacle, dropping the game by inches, 49-46. Thayer girls’...

Rough Weather: Bears Bounce Back Over Hollister

By Jason Hoekema / A cross court pass to Blake King with the solo layup sealed the 47-35 win over the Hollister Tigers on a...

Poor Takes: Ava, Mansfield Suffer from Poor Officiating

By Jason Hoekema / The Ava Lady Bears had the lead going into the half thanks to a buzzer-beater by Emaly Keyes.  Should it have...
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Sole Douglas County Marijuana License Recipient Sues State for Additional Licenses

By Michael Boyink / On December 26th, 2019, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services announced the recipients of medical marijuana cultivation facility licenses. No...

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