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The TigerSharks had six team members earn a High Point Trophy during the Lamar Invitational. Pictured, left to right, are Ben Gould (13-14 Boys winner), Cameron Bailey (11-12 Boys first runner-up), Reece Gould (9-10 Girls first runner-up), Noah Gould (11-12 Boys winner), Mycah Beth Reed (15-18 Girls winner) and Kaitlyn Davis (15-18 Girls first runner-up, tie). TigerSharks host Lamar Invitational
The TigerSharks hosted the Lamar Invitational at the Lamar Aquatic Park on June 16-17. Twelve different teams, with more than 300 athletes,...


The Lamar TigerSharks competed at the Taran Sack Invitation in Parsons, Kan., on June 30. Pictured are Head Coach Jessica Zamora with 9-10 Girls High Point Trophy winner Addison Zamora and 15-18 Girls High Point Trophy winner Mycah Beth Reed. Lamar TigerSharks travel to Parsons, Kan.
The Lamar TigerSharks travelled to Parsons, Kan., on June 30, to compete in the Taran Sack Invitational. Each swimmer was limited to a total of...


Carthage Invitational cut short due to storms
The Carthage Invitational was held on June 23 and 24, at the Carthage Municipal Pool. The swim meet was cut short on Sunday due to recurring...


The Boys Peewee won second place in the SacRiver League. Pictured are, back row, left to right, coach Tanina Torbeck, Brett Howard, Andy Price, Chase Bennett, Trent Torbeck, Henry Ball, Brody Gardner and coach Mark Gardner; front row, left to right, Luke Kingsley, Ace Jones, Cody Suschnick, Keaton Kinney and Carson Bronson. Not pictured are Jayden Foster and Grant Burrell. Boys Peewee take second in SacRiver League


Kiersten Potter, a member of the CJ Freeman Track Club out of Carl Junction, ran in the 1500m AAU meet held June 2, in Eldorado, Kan. Potter competes as member of AAU
Following the end of Lamar Middle School track season, Kiersten Potter, daughter of Mitch and Carissa Potter, became a member of the AAU (Amateur...


Lamar Athletic Department holds day of service
The Lamar High School football team, along with various members of the basketball and cross country team, gathered together Thursday morning, June...


Phipps earns athletic association academic honors
NEOSHO- Crowder College had 24 student athletes awarded National Junior College Athletic Association honors for their academic achievement. This is...


Three members of the Lamar TigerSharks travelled to Siloam Springs, Ark., on June 9. Swimmers could compete in a maximum of three individual events. The top eight finishers in each event scored team points. Kaitlyn Davis won the 15-18 Girls High Point Trophy with first place finishes in the 200 yard freestyle, 200 yard IM and 100 yard freestyle. Addison Zamora finished in second place overall for 9-10 Girls. Zamora took first place in the 100 yard freestyle, second place in the 50 yard freestyle and second place in the 100 yard IM. Nevaeh Jones finished eighth in both the 50 yard backstroke and 50 yard butterfly. Pictured, left to right, are Addison Zamora, Nevaeh Jones, Head Coach Jessica Zamora and Kaitlyn Davis. Three members of Lamar TigerSharks travel to Siloam Springs


The Lamar TigerSharks won the third place team trophy at the 2018 Nevada Neptunes Invitational, which was held on June 2 and 3, at the Walton Aquatic Center in Nevada. The team accumulated a total of 384.5 points during the weekend competition, facing 11 other teams from the Tri-State Conference. Pictured, left to right, are TigerSharks members Assistant Coach Carmen Miller, Kaitlyn Davis, Mycah Reed, Meghan Watson, Head Coach Jessica Zamora, Addison Zamora and Ryan Davis. TigerSharks kick off summer swim season
Twenty-five members of the Lamar TigerSharks kicked off the summer swim season at the Nevada Neptunes Invitational on June 2 and 3. Twelve teams...


LHS track and field team travel to state championships – cutline only
Members of the Lamar High School track and field team that earned a trip to the state championships in Jefferson City were back row, from left, Kolin Overstreet, Chase Davey, Cage Jordan, Mark Venable, Landon Hardman, TW Ayers, Hallee Doss, Coti Beam. Front row, from left, Joe Kremp, Dillion Hill, Ethan Pittsenbarger, Caleb Jeffries, Cooper Lucas, Travis Bailey, Ian Moore, Lauren Compton and Katelyn Mooney. Tigers take fourth
JEFFERSON CITY- The Lamar Tiger track and field team completed a remarkable season by finishing fourth in Class 3 at the state championships in...


Lamar players selected for 2018 ABA Baseball Showcase
SPRINGFIELD- The 2018 Abou Ben Adhem (ABA) Shriners Hospital for Children Baseball Showcase will be held Saturday, July 21, at Hammons Fields in...


Area athletes recognized this past school year for achievements
SPRINGFIELD- The Sports Commission Award ceremony was held Monday evening, June 11, at the Oasis Hotel and Convention Center, as the Springfield...


Football camp provided to those entering third through sixth grades
Seventy boys participated in football camp held Tuesday, June 5, as members of the Lamar Tiger coaching staff, coaches that will be helping with...


Lamar coach Scott Bailey was on hand to support T.W. Ayers, who was playing for the West in the 17th Annual Sertoma Grin Iron Classic held Friday evening, June 1. Ayers plays in 17th Annual Sertoma Grin Iron Classic
Southwest Missouri celebrated the tradition of watching graduated seniors play in their final high school football game as they participated in the...


Nine and under Lamar Tigers take first in Sandlot Tournament