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THE OZARK CONFERENCE SWIMMING AND DIVING MEET WAS HELD YESTERDAY AND THE KICKAPOO LADY CHIEFS OUTSCORE RUNNER UP GLENDALE BY 49 1/2 POINTS TO WIN THIS YEARS CHAMPIONSHIP………THE LADY CHIEFS WERE LED BY EMILIE ST. GEORGE, AND ASHLYN MOORE WHO SET MEET RECORDS WITH HER WINS….KICKAPOO WON 8 GOLD MEDALS IN THE EVENT…
CENTRAL FINISHED 3RD, FOLLOWED BY WEST PLAINS, LEBANON, CAMDENTON, BOLIVAR,
THE WAYNESVILLE LADY TIGERS FINISHED IN 8TH IN THE TEAM STANDINGS…HILLCREST WAS 9TH..

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WASHINGTON TRNY

THE 8TH SEED WAYNESVILLE LADY TIGERS GAVE TOP SEED WASHINGTON A SCARE LAST NIGHT AND ABOUT SENT THE HOST AND TOP SEED INTO THE CONSOLATION SIDE OF THEIR OWN TOURNAMENT BUT THE LADY JAYS WERE ABLE TO SURVIVE A ONE POINT, 48-47 VICTORY….
IN THE OTHER GAMES, THE OPENER DID SEE AN UPSET WITH 5TH SEED URSELINE KNOCKING OFF 4TH SEED LUTHERAN SOUTH 54-45….
2ND SEED PARKWAY WEST OUTLASTED 7TH SEED PACIFIC, 47-44…
3 SEED WARRENTON BESTED HOLT, 47-31…
THE 4 SEMI’S ARE WEDNESDAY..
WAYNESVILLE PLAYS THE EARLY GAME AT 4 AND TAKES ON LUTHERAN SOUTH…

SOME OZARK CONFERENCE GIRLS GAMES FROM LAST NIGHT….
SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL TOPS BOLIVAR, 60-39…
NEOSHO BEAT GLENDALE 43-32…..

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FRISCO LEAGUE ACTION THIS EVENING…..

LICKING 70-46 OVER CROCKER…

THE CROCKER LADY LIONS WERE KNOCKED OFF THE TOP OF THE PORCH IN THE CONFERENCE STANDINGS BY THE FOREVER FRONT RUNNER, THE LADY WILDCATS OF LICKING AND IT WAS AT LICKING LAST NIGHT…
THIS WHOOPIN’ STARTED EARLY WHEN LICKING JUMPED OUT TO A 23-7 LEAD AFTER THE FIRST 8 MINUTES…IT WAS 43-22 AT THE HALF….CROCKER CUT THE LEAD TO 13 AND TIED LICKING IN THE 3RD QUARTER SCORING, BUT THE LADY CATS PUT THIS AWAY WITH A 70-46 VICTORY….
CROCKER COACH RICH MUELLER SAID “Licking came well prepared, played intense and shot the ball really well. They played like a championship team.”
“Disappointing performance by my girls. But we must forget and move on as we go to Stoutland on Thursday for another conference game.”
LICKING COACH STEVE RISSLER SAID “We were clicking last night and at full strength..I got 21 points from my 3 freshman to help out.”
LICKING WAS LED BY ABBIE SULLINS WITH 18, KYLIE INGRAM ADDED 10….
FOR CROCKER, KELSEY TODD HAD 14 AND SKYELER LAYMAN TOSSED DOWN A DOZEN….
CROCKER’S 11-6 OVERALL AND 3-1 IN CONFERENCE.
LICKING IS 15-3 AND NOW 5-0 IN THE LEAGUE….

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DIXON WENT TO PLATO FOR A BOYS AND GIRLS DOUBLE DIP AND THE HOSTS PULLS OFF THE VARSITY SWEEP…

THE GIRLS PLAYED FIRST AND PLATO SCORES A 57-24 WIN OVER THE LADY BULLDOGS..
CARA COUCH WAS RECOGNIZED AS THE NEWEST PLATO LADY EAGLE TO JOIN THE 1,000 POINT CLUB……

IN THE BOYS GAME, DIXON LED 13-12 AFTER ONE QUARTER, BUT PLATO WENT ON A 13-5 RUN AND LED 25-18 AT THE HALF..DIXON CUT THE DEFICIT TO 5 AFTER 3, BUT PLATO WOULD HOLD ON FOR A 59-52 WIN, LED IN SCORING BY LANE JOHNSON WITH 16, WYATT COTREL ADDED 15, AND LEVI JOHNSON TOSSED IN 13……

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THE IBERIA LADY RANGERS PLAYED THE BELLE LADY TIGERS IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE RUSSELLVILLE TOURNMENT AND TOOK CARE OF BUSINESS WITH A 49-35 VICTORY….
ALEXA ROWDEN SCORED 16 TO LEAD THE LADY RANGERS… KAYE HUMPHREY AND TRESSIE BROWN WERE BOTH A BUCKET SHY OF DOUBLES…..

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OTHER REGIONAL GAMES:
GIRLS
ST. ELIZABETH OVER FATIMA 52-45…
STEELVILLE TURBO CLOCKS CUBA 63-26
STRAFFORD 46-33 OVER WILLOW SPRINGS
HARTVILLE 61-45 OVER CABOOL
MTN. VIEW MERCY CLOCKS GAINSVILLE, 71-38….

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CONWAY BOYS TOURNAMENT…
STRAFFORD 73-57 OVER AURORA
HOLLISTER 73-42 NIANGUA…

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THE RICHLAND BEARS ARE IN THE ELDON BOYS TOURNAMENT, IT STARTED MONDAY…
FATIMA WHIPPED SEDALIA SMITH COTTON 65-30…
OSAGE UPSET 4TH SEED MOBERLY 73-59….
THE TOURNAMENT WILL WRAP UP ITS FIRST ROUND WITH TWO GAMES TONIGHT.
SECOND-SEEDED EUGENE WILL MEET SEVENTH-SEEDED ELDON AT 6 P.M., WITH THIRD-SEEDED RICHLAND TAKING ON SIXTH-SEEDED VERSAILLES AT 7:30 P.M.

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THE STOUTLAND TIGERS ARE IN THE OSCEOLA BOYS TOURNAMENT STARTING TOMORROW…IT’S THE STOUTLAND BOYS 2ND TOURNAMENT OF THE MONTH….THE TIGERS PLAY APPLETON CITY AT 6 ON TUESDAY……
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THE RICHLAND LADY BEARS ARE IN THE LEBANON 1-44 CLASSIC AND THAT RUNS 3 STRAIGHT DAYS FROM THE THURSDAY THE 27TH THRU SATURDAY, THE 29TH…
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TONIGHT….
A BOYS AND GIRLS DOUBLE DIP AT LAQUEY TONIGHT HAS THE STOVER BULLDOGS AND LADY BULLDOGS COMING TO TOWN…

BOYS ACTION, BELLE’S AT CROCKER…MARANATHAN BAPTIST ROLLS INTO IBERIA..

GIRLS GAMES..
VIBURNUM’S AT NEWBURG
PLATO TRAVELS TO FORDLAND
IT’S BIG CAT CLASSIC WEEK BETWEEN THE WILDCATS OF LICKING AND THE TIGERS OF SALEM..
SALEM’S AT LICKING TONIGHT FOR THE GIRLS TILT..
THE BOYS GAME BETWEEN THE TWO IS FRIDAY AT SALEM….

WRESTLING TODAY HAS LEBANON AT WAYNESVILLE….

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The No. 1 team in the country is coming tonight to Mizzou Arena. The Missouri Tigers (8-10 overall, 2-4 conference) will host the Auburn Tigers (18-1, 7-0)

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills played one of the most thrilling games in NFL playoff history on Sunday night, but despite the excitement, not everyone was happy with how the game ended and it wasn’t just Bills fans who were upset.

After a wild 42-36 win for Kansas City that ended with a Patrick Mahomes touchdown pass to Travis Kelce in overtime, a lot of NFL fans were disappointed that Josh Allen and the Bills offense never got to touch the ball in the extra period. Let’s check in with Twitter to see how people feel about the league’s overtime rules.
Under NFL rules, if the team that receives the kickoff in overtime scores a touchdown, then the game is over. If the team kicks a field goal, then the other team will get a chance to have the ball. However, the Bills never got that chance since the Chiefs scored a TD.

The problem with this format is that puts too much emphasis on the coin toss. The first and most important possession of overtime is decided by a coin, which seems like a weird way to do things when you have two teams who just spent 60 minutes trying to decide things on the field.