Golden City Jr. Babe Girls are Sac River League Champions w/pic in this folder – cutline only
The Golden City Jr. Babe Girls became the Sac River League Champions on June 25. Pictured are, first row, left to right, Kyndall Scott, Kylee Scott, Olivia Force, Reece Moore, Jade Pennington; second row, left to right, Madison Pennington, Jolee Rector, Libby Horton, Gracee Singer, Brooke Beerly, Maggie Reed and third row, left to right, coaches Gabe Reed, Brad Beerly, Jeremy Scott. Golden City Jr. Babe Girls are Sac River League Champions

The Lamar TigerSharks hosted their home meet at the Lamar Aquatic Park on June 15 and 16. Twelve teams from across the Tri-State Conference participated in the swim competition. The host team won the Second Place Team Trophy. High Point Trophy winners for the TigerSharks included Kai Lilienkamp (6 & Under Boys), second place overall; Cameron Bailey (13-14 Boys), third place overall; Zane Reavley (15-18 Boys), first place overall; Meghan Watson (15-18 Girls), second place overall and Kaitlyn Davis (15-18 Girls), third place overall. Lamar TigerSharks host home invitational
The Lamar TigerSharks hosted their home invitational on June 15-16. Twelve different teams, with more than 300 athletes, converged at the Lamar...

TigerSharks Meghan Watson and Kaitlyn Davis tied for the 15-18 Girls High Point Trophy at the Evan Thomas Swim Invitational in Siloam Springs, Ark., on June 8. Watson won the 200 yard IM, 50 yard butterfly and 100 yard freestyle, while Davis took first in the 200 yard freestyle, 50 yard backstroke and 50 yard breaststroke. TigerSharks travel to Siloam Springs, Ark.
TigerSharks Kaitlyn Davis, Emma Tennal, Meghan Watson and Addison Zamora traveled to Siloam Springs, Ark., on June 8, to compete in the Evan Thomas...

The Arma Bulldogs, made up of players from Liberal, Missouri and Arma, Kan., and chartered within the Babe Ruth organization, won the Babe Ruth Softball 10 and under division of the Kansas State Tournament last weekend, held in Cottonwood Falls, Kan. The Bulldogs defeated Hillsboro 3-1, Little Sunflower 8-5 and the host 13-2. They advanced to the championship game, once again playing Hillsboro. They won the contest 12-4, earning the title of state champs. This is the first Arma Bulldogs softball or baseball team to earn a state title in the Babe Ruth tournament. Following each game a SHE (Sportsmanship, Hustle and Enthusiasm) Award was presented to an individual from each team. Award winners from Arma included Ciara Neville, Braylen Frieden and Erin Doubledee. The Bulldogs will join other state winners in the Midwest Plains Region (Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Colorado, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Manitoba and Saskatchewan) in the Regional tournament this weekend in Girard, Kan. The first and second place teams will advance to the 10 and under World Series in Jensen Beach, Fla., July 25 through August 3. The team is comprised of, third row, from left, assistant coach Brett Doubledee, head coaches Brock Friend and Tomi Doubledee; second row, from left, Arianna Maples, Ciara Neville, Katelyn Wallace, Zana Burris, Erin Doubledee; front row, from left, Eisley Beaman, Jaycee Maples, Josie Burris, Braylen Frieden and Hunter Jones. Not pictured is assistant coach Elizabeth Frieden. Arma Bulldogs win tournament

TigerSharks kick off 2019 swim season
The TigerSharks kicked off the 2019 summer swim season at the Monett Invitational on June 1. Only 12 team members attended the one-day meet. The Lamar team began practices...
Potter qualifies for Junior Olympics
Kiersten Potter, daughter of Mitch and Carissa Potter, Lamar, continues running this summer with the CJ Freedom Track Club and ran at the AAU...

Lamar Tigers reach medal podium at the Missouri State Track Meet
Due to the tornado in Jefferson City towards the end of May, the Missouri State Track competition was condensed to a one day meet on May 25, in...

Lamar athletes compete at Sectionals
Several Lamar athletes found success at Sectionals competition in Odessa, on June 8. LHS Tigers qualifying for State Championships included Coti...

Bulldogs put together quarterfinal run
By CHRIS MORROW JOPLIN- The Liberal Bulldogs had staked themselves to a four run lead but a thunderstorm delayed their Class 2 State Sectional...

Pictured, left to right: Dylan Lee Hill, Landon Hardman, Chase Davey and Justin Walker placed second in the 4x100 meter relay at the Class 3 District Championships in Clinton on May 11. Hill also qualified for Sectional competition in the long jump (second) and Hardman advanced to Sectionals in the 200 meter dash (second) and the triple jump (third). Davey will also compete at Sectionals in the 4x400 meter relay and the 4x800 meter relay. LHS Tigers claim team titles at Districts
The Lamar Tigers both claimed team titles at the Class 3 District 7 Track & Field Championships at Clinton High School on May 11. For the boys...

Photo courtesy of Melissa Overstreet
Lamar junior Kolin Overstreet set a new Lamar High School school record in the 1600 meter run at the SBU Invitational in Bolivar, winning the event with a time of 4:20.99 on April 23. Overstreet also took first in the 800 meter run and the 4x400 meter relay. Overstreet sets new LHS record in 1600 meter run

The Lamar 4x400 meter relay team of Sierra White, Kyleigh Talbott, Hallee Doss and Lauren Compton set a new school record during Class 3 Sectional 4 competition on May 20, in Odessa. The relay finished fifth, narrowly missing missing qualifying for State. Lamar 4x400 meter relay team sets new school record

Class 1 runners excel on state's biggest stage
JEFFERSON CITY- Area athletes turned in a strong showing at the Class 1 state track and field championships. On the men's side, the Liberal...

Tigers fall in sectional
By CHRIS MORROW JOPLIN- The Lamar Tigers were unable to overcome a rough first inning and dropped their Class 3 state sectional contest 15-3 to...

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lamar third baseman tags out a would-be base stealer during Tuesday's sectional loss. Be sure to look for additional coverage and a recap of the Tiger’s season in the June 5 edition of the Lamar Democrat. Lamar Tigers lose in sectional play