Down One, Up a Lot: Lady Bears Breeze Past Willow Springs Minus Evans

By Jason Hoekema / Hannah Evans missing off the starting five was an attention getter Monday as the Lady Bears hosted Willow Springs and...

Bombs Away: Ava Drops Conway with Two, 24-Point Quarters

By Jason Hoekema / Unleashed is the term to describe how the Ava Bears came out at the start of Tuesday’s game on the road...

New Year, New Look: Donation Delivers New Padding in Ava High Gym

By Jason Hoekema The Ava Bears and Lady Bears athletic programs received an early Christmas present to ring-out the end of 2019 and bring in...

Mixed Bag – Lady Bears Return at 1-1 in New Year

By Jason Hoekema / Monday was a big win for the Ava Lady Bears who topped Mountain Grove, 60-38, to usher in the new...

Blue and Gold Roller Coaster: Ava Steps Further into Annual Tourney

By Jason Hoekema / SPRINGFIELD – Nothing can be as frustrating as getting the lead with a minute left in spite of poor officiating, then...

Middle School Lady Bears Update

The Middle School Lady Bears are rounding out their seasons. The Lady Bears have had a few full weeks of back to back games....

High Pressure: Early Offense Puts Ava on Top

By Jason Hoekema / The Ava High School Bears basketball team hosted Forsyth Friday at home and sealed the 64-51 win early in each...

A Score To Settle: Lady Bears Defense Holds Fordland

By Jason Hoekema / Around this time last year, the Lady Bears were returning from a road game against last Thursday’s rival, the Fordland...

In Conclusion: Mansfield Tournament Wraps Up

By Jason Hoekema / MANSFIELD – Thursday saw three games played in succession with Willow Springs highlighting the competition at the 83rd Annual Mansfield...
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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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