One way or another, Logan-Rogersville was destined to play a very good team in its first home game this season.
When Daylon Kanengieter was receiving his kudos after a victory in the second of two matches Thursday, he appeared wishful that it would have come in his first that night when the Marshfield senior took on Neosho's Jeremiah Larson, a state champion last season.
Reaching for a marker from his desk postgame, Strafford head coach Tyler Ryerson diagrammed the final play of regulation from Friday night’s contest between the Indians and Marshfield, concocted earlier in the day while overseeing in-school suspension.
In a matchup circled from the time the brackets were released in weeks prior, Mt. Vernon got the better of Strafford, winning 54-49 at Springfield Central on Day 2 of the Pink and White Lady Classic.
Following two years of playing in the championship game, Logan-Rogersville head coach John Schaefer gave a small laugh when asked whether or not getting his group up for playing in one with lesser stakes on the final day of the Blue and Gold Tournament.
Logan-Rogersville scored a quality pre-holiday win over Willard on Dec. 22, winning 58-42 as senior basketball players and cheerleaders were celebrated before the start of the varsity contest.
Pink and White: Lady Wildcats return frAs long of a layoff as Logan-Rogersville had between its last game and the start of the Pink & White Classic Monday, a little rust was to be expected.
It wasn’t all that long ago that you would go somewhere like FYE or a record store and pick up the latest CD. There was nothing like paying $16.99 for something that cost less to make than a cassette tape for an album that helped make record label execs like Lou Pearlman multi-millionaires.
It won’t get any nominations as one of their most exciting games of the year, but the Blue Jays came out on top of Lebanon, 31-26, on senior recognition night Dec. 8.
A few possessions that went in the Eagles’ favor Saturday made a 70-60 win over Sparta in the third-place game of the Seventh Annual Fordland Invitational’s boys tournament appear easier than reality.
Conway and first-year head coach Lynn Long exited the Fordland Invitational with two wins, including Saturday’s 64-61 victory over Houston in the third-place girls game.
The move Marshfield’s Brady Brooks pulled out for his win in Thursday night’s meet against West Plains looked like something more out of lucha libre pro wrestling than a varsity setting.
Another Thanksgiving approaches. You know how people say, “This year has really flown by! Where did the time go?” I’m pretty sure this year has gone at half-speed and aged everyone double.
Though Marshfield head coach Katie Pritchard would hope it comes sooner than later, there’s plenty of time for a number of the players that took the floor Monday night to improve.