The Forsyth Panthers fell 41-20 Friday night and ended their season.
For most of Branson’s second-round district game Friday night, they traded blows with Carthage right up into the fourth quarter, but the Pirates ultimately came up short, 55-35.
It’s not often a team gets a chance for revenge just one week after a loss, but the Branson Pirates got that opportunity Friday and were able to take advantage of it by beating Republic 34-13 on the road, one week after dropping a game to the Tigers at home.
The Forsyth Panthers picked up their fifth win of the season Friday night, after shutting out Pleasant Hope with a 56-0 win.
Homecoming ended in a big win for the Branson Pirates, who hadn’t seen a win since Sept. 18. A full four quarters led the Pirates to a 48-14 over Willard in front of a home crowd.
The Reeds Spring Wolves didn’t see their home field for the entirety of September due to their game against Springfield Catholic being canceled. They returned home Friday night to face Marshfield, and head coach Andy McFarland knew it would be a tough one going in.
Friday night’s rivalry game between Hollister and Reeds Spring was a nail-biter until the very end, but ultimately ended with the Wolves picking up their second win of the season.
The Forsyth Panthers are 2-2 for the season after falling 36-20 against the Fair Grove Eagles Friday night.
Week three ended on a good note for the Hollister Tigers. They picked up their first win of the season – something head coach Rich Adkins has been waiting for.
This weekend proved to be a tough one on the road for Tri-Lakes area teams.
Branson football has two losses under their belt early in the season, after losing 26-16 at Ozark Friday night.
Branson High School’s home opener ended in a 42-6 loss against Nixa. It is the first home opener loss for the Pirates since 2016, and the first season opener loss for Anthony Hays since he took over as head coach in 2017.
Big Cedar Lodge was again awarded the “Best Course You Can Play in Missouri” in Golfweek’s 2020 annual rankings list with Ozarks National earning this year’s top spot following its grand opening last year, according to a press release.
Lady Cat Ashley Forrest was one of two seniors on this season’s team. Her career came to an end when the NAIA made the decision to cancel championship games just hours before the Lady Cats were set to compete in their first game of the tournament.
Lady Cat senior Aleksei Smith had a bit of a different journey onto the team than some of her teammates.
Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs: The Lady Bulldogs ended the season with a 27-5 record. They fell 58-43 to Tipton in the Class 2 state semi-finals. They weren’t able to play for third place due to changes in the scheduling. It was the first time the Lady Bulldogs had made it to the final four.
The McDonald’s All-American Games scheduled for April 1 in Dallas are canceled.
Many schools in the area have an extended Spring Break.
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame rescheduled the Women’s Sports Luncheon from April 9 to May 5 at the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center in Springfield.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs ended their season 27-5 Friday, after a 58-43 defeat by Tipton in the Class 2 state semi-finals.
At least a couple of area sports teams are finding their events impacted by coronavirus concerns.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs earned a place in the Final Four after beating Mansfield 64-40 in the quarterfinals Saturday. This is the Lady Bulldogs first ever Final Four appearance. Head coach Ken Elfrink said the journey to the Final Four – including Saturday’s win – was an all-around team …
CARTHAGE – The Lady Bulldogs have a chance of making it to the final four after nabbing a 46-40 win over College Heights Christian School Wednesday night in Carthage. They play Mansfield (24-6) in the quarterfinals Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD – Last year’s district tournament ended for the Pirates against Kickapoo, and it happened again this year with a 65-50 loss Tuesday night.
The Lady Pirates came up short Monday, despite being tied with Kickapoo at halftime. They ended their season with a 16-12 record overall.
The Lady Panthers’ season ended Saturday, after a 54-24 loss to Strafford. They ended the season with a 20-7 record, an improvement from last year’s 15-11 record.
The Branson School District has a new volleyball coach, and it’s someone with a long record of success in the Ozarks.
On Wednesday, the streets of Kansas City were flooded with Chiefs fans ready to celebrate the Super Bowl victory.
Nearly six years after leaving his head coaching position at Branson High School, Steve Hancock is returning to the coaching staff for Pirates football.
The Branson Pirates started out the Blue and Gold Tournament on a high note, taking a 50-47 win over Lebanon in overtime. They fell 55-25 to Hartville on Friday, but didn’t allow that to hold them back in the 58-49 win over Clever Saturday.
The Branson Lady Pirates picked up a 59-50 win over Camdenton on the opening day of the Pink and White Classic. They fell to Melbourne 42-38 on Friday, but turned around and picked up their second win with a score of 38-31 to Thayer on Saturday.
After a loss in the opening day of the Blue and Gold Tournament, the Reeds Spring Wolves went on to pick up two wins – moving them forward in the consolation bracket.
The Blue Eye Lady Bulldogs tipped off the Pink and White Classic with a 64-59 win over Bolivar on Thursday.
A true back-and-forth game ended in an overtime win for the Branson Pirates. They beat Lebanon 50-47.
Despite a fourth quarter battle, the Reeds Spring Wolves fell to Skyline 58-40 in the first round of the Blue and Gold tournament.
The Branson Pirates fell in the district semi-final game to the Carthage Tigers Friday night 48-10.
The Branson High School soccer season came to an end Thursday night with a 6-1 loss to Ozark High School.
For those I have yet to meet, my name is Bailey Vassalli. I’m the newest addition to the staff here at the Branson Tri-Lakes News, and I am so excited to be here.
REEDS SPRING – If there’s a perfect script for Senior Night festivities for a high school football team, the Reeds Spring Wolves followed it to the letter on Friday night.
ROGERSVILLE – If nothing else, at least Hollister High School football coach Rich Adkins knows his words carry some weight with his players.
NIXA – After each team had two possessions on Friday night, it looked like Branson High School’s football team was in good shape against Nixa.
REEDS SPRING – There’s no hiding the bread-and-butter of the Reeds Spring High School football team’s offensive attack.
It started innocently enough, with a game at Mountain Grove in Week 1 of the 1990 season.
REEDS SPRING – Lance Gosch didn’t mince any words Friday night.
The Branson High School volleyball program is beyond the point of having a simple win cure all ills.
You’d have to forgive Savannah Miller if she needed an extra-large travel bag to carry everything she needs to play for the Branson High School softball team.
Priscilla Williams called an audible with her recruiting process.
A season that is turning into a continuing run of “what-ifs” continued for the Branson High School football team on Friday night.
Lamar High School may not have invented the formula for winning high school football games.
When it came down to the end and the game was in the balance on Friday night, Hollister High School’s football team dipped deep into the playbook. The Tigers scored the game-winning touchdown with a bit of flair in the season opener against East Newton, scoring on a hook-and-lateral to break…