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Sheldon Panthers Cross Country improves time and endurance
The Sheldon Panthers Cross Country team competed in several events recently, which included the Stockton Invitational meet on Tuesday, Sept. 20; the 10th Annual Hermitage...
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Lamar junior Katelyn Mooney (no. 24) took her place on the court following opening ceremonies prior to the Lamar Lady Tigers vs. Sarcoxie Lady Bears volleyball contest held Monday, Sept. 26. Lamar Lady Tigers take on Sarcoxie
By MELODY METZGER Lamar Democrat Monday evening, as things were winding down at work I received a phone call from my number one son, Jud, who...


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Lamar junior Cooper Lucas drags a McDonald County defender for extra yards as senior Sam Buzzard hustles downfield looking to make a block. The Tigers routed the Mustangs 56-0 to move to 5-0 on the season. Tigers shut out another opponent
ANDERSON-The Lamar Tigers appeared refreshed and ready to go after a week off Friday night when they erupted for 36 first quarter points on their...


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Katelyn Mooney receives a serve while Lamar's libero, Sammi Null, looks on late in Lamar's three game loss at East Newton. The Lady Tigers lost the final game 29-27. Lady Tigers lose tough one
By CHRIS MORROW EAST NEWTON-After taking the championship of their own tournament the prior weekend, the Lamar Lady Tiger volleyball team suffered...


Homecoming candidates for the Golden City fall sports homecoming, to be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, are, back row, left to right, Raiden Ott, Logan Reed, Zach Moore and Kregg Stafford; front row, left to right, Lena Brewer, Bailey Moore, Taylor Beerly and Brooklyn Woodworth. Golden City fall sports homecoming candidates


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Lamar hurler Ashland Diggs prepares to let a pitch fly during the Lady Tigers road contest at East Newton last week. The Lady Tigers dropped the hard fought contest 2-0. A day earlier the young Lady Tigers fell to El Dorado Springs 3-1. Lady Tigers drop hard fought contest


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Jasper's Mason Olinger tackles a receiver from Lighthouse Christian, who beat the Eagles Friday night in a wet contest at Jasper, 24-6. Jasper falls to Lighthouse Christian


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In ceremonies before the Aurora game, seniors Trey Mooney and Cassidy Beem were crowned king and queen. Here, Trey gives Cassidy the traditional homecoming kiss. Lamar continues winning season


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Jasper homecoming candidates Hayden Howard and Rylee Ervin ride in the homecoming parade on Friday, Sept. 9. The two were crowned during ceremonies prior to the game. Jasper homecoming royalty crowned


Sheldon cross country team competes
The Sheldon Panthers Cross Country team competed in the Drexel Invitational Cross Country meet on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The Panthers team, consisting of senior Nicholas...
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Rylee Neill was crowned 2016 Lockwood football homecoming queen Friday night at halftime of the Tigers victory over Archie. She is shown with her escort, senior Chris Jenkins. Lockwood homecoming queen crowned


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The Lockwood Tigers defensive front stopped Archie's Kale Wheeler at the goal line and defensive back Paxton Masterson is shown here getting ready to take him down in the end zone for a first half safety. The Tigers went up 16-0 before Archie came back to tie the game before the half. Lockwood, playing their homecoming contest, went on to win the game 37-30. Lockwood wins homecoming contest


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Jasper quarterback Byron Stevens heaves a pass downfield during Friday's homecoming contest with Miller. The game started an hour early in anticipation of the storms that struck later that evening. The Eagles won the contest 37-14. Jasper Eagles post win on homecoming night


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Lamar's Trey Mooney dives for a pass during Friday night's win over Aurora. He didn't come up with the catch on this closely contested play, but he did come up with the homecoming king's crown prior to the contest. Tigers tested at Monett
MONETT-The Lamar Tigers found themselves being tested Friday night for the first time this season when they traveled to Monett and came away a...


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Lamar's Morgan Brisbin looks to return a serve during a recent home match with Nevada. Lamar tennis team takes on Nevada