|Back by popular demand: Maple Leaf Bicycle Tour >> Sports|| staff|
|The Maple Leaf Bicycle Tour, a 15, 40, 62, 80 or 100-mile ride, will take place on May 17, 2014. The starting point is at Kellogg Lake In Carthage (Take US71/I49 to Central Avenue exit, go east for 2 ...more|
|New Joplin soccer league announces schedule >> Sports|| staff|
|The Joplin Athletic Complex is now home to the new minor league 4th division soccer team, the Joplin Demize. In the South Central Conference of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the team ...more|
|Missouri Sports Hall of Fame honors MSSU's Lipira >> Sports|| s-smith|
Former Missouri Southern softball coach Pat Lipira, Ph.D., pictured, will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on April 24, 2014, as part of the organization's Women in Sports ...more|
|Tennis star James Blake to join Lasers >> Sports|| jedwards|
In the recent Mylan World Team Tennis 2014 Marquee Player Draft the Springfield Lasers, the 2013 WTT Western Conference Champions, have drafted American tennis star James Blake, pictured. The ...more|
|Nicole Hudson to join MSSU coaching staff >> Sports|| s-smith|
JOPLIN - Missouri Southern softball coach Bill Gray has announced the hiring of former Webb City and University of Missouri softball standout Nicole Hudson, pictured, to be the Lions' new assistant ...more|
|Frenchman wins Men's Futures Tournament in Joplin >> Sports|| mariwinn|
|Sebastien Boltz sets up a defensive lob during his match with Darian King at the Millennium Tennis & Fitness Center in Joplin.
by Mari Winn Taylor
The Millennium Tennis and Fitness Center ...more|
|Football legend Marcus Dupree becomes a recruiter >> Sports|| staff|
|Marcus Dupree, one of the most highly recruited high school football stars, has now signed on to do the recruiting. The organization Top Scout Football Recruiting made the announcement today (May 20, ...more|
|Blaukat takes 4th in Beaver Lake bass evemt >> Sports|| cgay|
|Chevy pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, NC, caught a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 15 ounces MARCH 6, 2011, to win $125,000 at the Walmart FLW Tour presented by Straight Talk on Beaver Lake with a ...more|
|New JHS football coach is named >> Sports|| c_owens|
Christopher Shields, pictured, has unanimously been approved as head football coach of Joplin High School, according to an announcement by the R-8 Board of Education. Starting with the 2011-12 ...more|
|Stewart and Woods help break school records >> Sports|| kcanevit|
|Two Webb City natives helped their school in football end the year on a positive note.
Brett Stewart, a senior offensive lineman for William Penn University (Oskaloosa, IA) and Mason Woods, a ...more|
|Broadcaster Bill Grigsby is honored >> Sports|| s-smith|
|(Photo by Andrew Pavlovic)
JOPLIN - Longtime Kansas City Chiefs broadcaster Bill Grigsby of Parkville, MO, pictured, has added another honor to his long list of accomplishments. Yesterday (April ...more|
|Jamie McMurray thrills fans with Daytona win >> Sports|| jkendall|
|Local racing phenom Jamie McMurray stands beside the No. 1 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet that he drove into Victory Lane at the Daytona 500 yesterday. (Photo thanks to Bass Pro Shops).
Daytona Beach, ...more|
|Yasso and Reinertsen on the run >> Sports|| mariwinn|
At left, Kirstie Smith, communication manager for the Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce, chats with Sarah Reinertsen and Bart Yasso at a luncheon held in their honor.
Two well-known personalities ...more|
|Midget racing has new team-up >> Sports|| tim.mcc|
|Hatfield Racing Engines of Joplin has announced that it has joined forces with Andrew Felker Racing to compete in midget races throughout the Midwest.
Hatfield Racing Engines has many years of ...more|
|Big Brown's new shoes >> Sports|| ngarrett|
|"On Saturday, May 3, 2008, a beautiful bay horse named Big Brown shattered a barrier that will mean better health and longer life for horses everywhere," said Joe Camp, noted producer/director and ...more|
|Scottish Rite Masons announce newest NASCAR team >> Sports|| sdodd|
The #34 Chevrolet Monte Carlo fielded by the team of Frank Cicci Racing, based in Mooresville, NC, will be competing in the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series on behalf of the Scottish Rite Masons. Veteran ...more|
|Stuntman Trigger Gumm falls short of new record >> Sports|| mariwinn|
With his handler watching, Trigger Gumm slammed into the dirt ramp set up at Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, OK yesterday. Gumm, riding a custom Honda CR500, was attempting to break his record he ...more|
|Neosho skate park has grand opening >> Sports|| mariwinn|
Andrew Cocchiaro showed his enthusiasm for skateboarding as he competed in the beginner's division during ceremonies at Neosho's new skateboard park.
A grand opening for the City of Neosho's ...more|