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Pictured are, left to right, Head Coach Diane Riegel, Kara Morey, Parker Evans, Sierra White, Kaitlyn Davis and Assistant Coach Shelby Johnson. LMS Lady Tigers break school record for second consecutive week
For the second week in a row, the eighth grade Lady Tigers broke the Lamar Middle School record for the 4x100 meter relay with a time of 54.9...


The CatTracks 13-14 girls dominated the relay competition at the 2017 Heartland Regional YMCA Swim Championships during the weekend of March 3-5. The quartet, known as the Fab Four, won the 200 yard freestyle relay, the 400 yard medley relay, the 200 yard medley relay and the 400 yard freestyle relay, while setting Regional records in each event. Pictured, left to right, are Meghan Watson, Mycah Reed, Kaitlyn Davis and Macy Bean. CatTracks 13-14 girls dominate


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Seth Fullerton lined this pitch into right field for a base hit during the Tigers win over visiting McDonald County last week. Tigers win conference contest against Mustangs
By CHRIS MORROW Hunter Gepner gave up an unearned run in the first inning and then held the visiting McDonald County Mustangs scoreless over the...


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Landon Hardman hands the baton to Noah Jones during the 4x200 meter relay in Thursday's Lamar Rotary Invitational Tigers host Rotary Invitational
In the midst of what seems to be monsoon season in Missouri, the weather cleared enough Thursday afternoon for meet organizers to put on the Lamar...


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A proud Hunter Bayless is pictured with his parents, Chad and Heather Bayless. Lamar Tigers receive 2016 championship rings
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Even after six years it still hasn't gotten old – not for the players, nor the community. This past season the...


The Lamar Middle School eighth grade Lady Tiger track team recently took home first place at the Nevada Invitational Track Meet, winning the title with 162 points. LMS Lady Tigers take top honors
The Lamar Middle School eighth grade ladies’ track team took home first place at the Nevada Invitational Track Meet last week, winning the title...


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Lamar's Ian Moore competes in the high jump Friday in a meet at Pittsburg State. Mooney breaks school record in high jump
PITTSBURG, Kan.- Lamar senior Trey Mooney cleared 6-foot-8 in the high jump to break the old Lamar High School mark of 6-foot-6, which he shared...


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Golden City's Logan Reed slides home safely, taking advantage of an errant throw during the Eagles rout of Northeast Vernon County Thursday. Golden City Eagles rout NE Vernon County


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Sometimes you hit a laser beam and the third baseman makes a diving catch to rob you and sometimes you hit a bleeder and because of hustle you turn it into a hit. That was the case here for Hunter Gepner, who beat this out for a base hit during the Tigers win over East Newton Thursday. Tigers top Pats
The Lamar Tigers took advantage of 13 hits, plating 10 runs in a 10-4 Big 8 Conference win over East Newton at Willie Shoff Field Thursday. The...


Photo courtesy of Melissa Morey
Pictured are, left to right, Parker Evans, Sierra White, Assistant Coach Shelby Johnson, Coach Diane Riegel, Kara Morey and Kaitlyn Davis. LMS eighth grade Lady Tigers break school record
The Lamar Middle School eighth grade Lady Tigers 4x100M relay recently took first place at the Nevada Invitational Track Meet, breaking the Lamar...


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Liberal's Bryant Rose unleashes a pitch during the Bulldogs contest at Lamar last week. Tigers top Bulldogs
By CHRIS MORROW The Lamar Tigers plated three second inning runs and added five more in the late going to defeat the visiting Liberal Bulldogs 8-1...


Tigers run in Kansas
PAOLA, Kan.- The Lamar Tigers and Lady Tigers track and field teams took part in a meet Thursday at Paola, Kan. Those finishing in the top three in their respective events...
Tiger fans flock to TigerFest 2017
Photos for Lamar Democrat by Jon Brisbin The Lamar Booster Club held its TigerFest 2017 Dinner and Auction on Friday evening, March 31, at...


Dotson to be enshrined into the NJCAA Hall of Fame
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Glen Stone and his wife Joyce moved to Lamar in August of last year, in order to be nearer to family. Their daughter is Vickie Champlin....
Tigers fall to Patriots
The Lamar Tigers finished up their season opening home tournament with a 4-2 loss to East Newton. A three-run third inning sparked the Patriots. The Tigers, who were...