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Registration begins for 35th Annual Lamar Free Fair Run
The 35th Annual Lamar Free Fair Run will be held Saturday, Aug. 27, with registration to begin at 6:30 a.m. The race will begin at the corner of 9th and Broadway and will...
Kolin Overstreet proudly sports his three Gold medals he received in the Region 16 National Qualifier held at Lawrence, Kan., on June 24-26. Overstreet qualifies to compete in AAU Junior Olympics
Kolin Overstreet will be competing in the AAU Junior Olympics on August 3-6, in Houston, Texas. He will be competing in the 2000 Meter...


Golden Harvest Days 5K/1 Mile Fun Run results
GOLDEN CITY-The First Annual Golden Harvest Days 5K/1 Mile Fun Run began at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, following registration in the East Park building. Placing in...
Pictured, left to right, are Karman Colver, along with Evan Burton, pictured with BCSC coach Jeremy Augusta. Youth weightlifters compete in first Olympic Weightlifting competition
The Barton County Strength Club (BCSC) youth weightlifters traveled to Onaga, Kan., on July 9, to compete in their first Olympic Weightlifting...


The Lamar Pee Wee girls 10 and under softball team went undefeated this year in the Sac River League. During the regular season the girls' record was 10-0. They then went on for a winning sweep in the tournament, making their overall record 14-0. Pictured are, back row left to right, Alyssa Powell, Zavrie Wiss, Kayleigh Wolfe, Madison Caruthers, Abigail Diggs, Chelsey O'Sullivan, Jaycee Doss, Andrea Wood and Krissy Overstreet; front row, Victoria O'Neal. Lamar Pee Wee girls 10 and under softball team goes undefeated


Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Jay Stahl, shown with his wife Marva, was recognized last week for his many years of coaching youth baseball. In a surprise ceremony during the Southwest Tigers season finale, present members of the team and many of Stahl's former players, whose children also played for him, gathered on the field as a retrospective of his time coaching was read over the public address system. Jay Stahl hanging it up after decades coaching youth baseball
By CHRIS MORROW Jay Stahl has taught a lot of kids about the game of baseball and along the way he taught them a lot about life too. Last week a...


Mycah Reed won the 13-14 Girls High Point Trophy at the Webb City Tri-State Invitational, which was held at the Buck Miner Swim Center at Webb City High School on June 18-19. Reed is pictured with Lamar TigerSharks Head Coach, Tyler Kupersmith. Lamar TigerSharks compete at Webb City Tri-State Invitational
On June 18-19, the Lamar TigerSharks competed at the Webb City Tri-State Invitational, their largest swim meet of the season. The two-day event was...


Photo by Julie McDow, Wild Ones Photography
Gus Luman, a seventh grade student at Lockwood R-1, competed in the Missouri state/provincial National Junior High rodeo team that traveled to Lebanon, Tenn., on June 19-25. Luman qualifies to compete at world's largest junior high rodeo
DENVER, Colo.-Gus Luman, a seventh grade student at Lockwood R-1 School, earned a position on the Missouri state/provincial National Junior High...


Kirby to compete in International Finals Youth Rodeo
SHAWNEE, Okla.-Ty Kirby of Liberal is competing in the 24th annual International Finals Youth Rodeo held July 10-15, at the Heart of Oklahoma Exposition Center, in Shawnee....
The Fast & Furious 8 won the first place team trophy at the “It's Foolish Poolish Fun” swim meet, held April 30 at the Fair Acres Family YMCA in Carthage. High Point trophies were also awarded to the top two individual finishers in each age group. Pictured, left to right, are Kaitlyn Davis, 13-14 Girls High Point runner-up; Mycah Reed, 13-14 Girls High Point winner; Macy Bean, holding the first place team trophy; Mary Bean, 15-18 Girls High Point winner; Cody Leung, 9-10 Boys High Point winner and Aidan Reed, 11-12 Boys High Point winner. Not pictured are Abigail Holcomb and Skyler Sundy, 11-12 Girls High Point runner-up. Fast & Furious 8 win first place at Carthage YMCA


The TigerSharks won the second place team trophy at the Taran Sack Invitational in Parsons, Kan., on June 11-12. Pictured are members of the swim team with their coach, Tyler Kupersmith. TigerSharks travel to Parsons, Kan.
The Lamar TigerSharks traveled to Parsons, Kan., for the Taran Sack Invitational on June 11-12. The team battled extreme temperatures all weekend,...


The seventh grade 4x100m relay team of Kara Morey, Parker Evans, Kaitlyn Davis and Sierra White received first place in the Big 8 Conference track meet at Cassville with a PR time of 56.68. This time is only 0.67 seconds shy of breaking the Lamar Middle School record. They have already set a goal to break this record in the 2017 track season! Lamar Middle School Lady Tigers finish strong at Big 8 Conference...
The Lamar Middle School seventh and eighth grade Lady Tigers finished strong at their Big 8 Conference Track Meet, held May 3 in Cassville. Many...


CatTracks Head Coach Lyman Burr congratulates the team’s first AREA champions in the program’s history. Pictured (left to right) are: Meghan Watson won the 11-12 Girls 100 yard butterfly and Sophia Holcomb won the 8 & Under Girls 50 yard freestyle. Heartland AREA Swim Championships were held on March 18-20 in Edwardsville, Ill. Coach Burr congratulates CatTracks on team's first AREA championship


CatTracks won the third place High Point Team Trophy in the Small Team Division at the 2016 Heartland AREA Swim Championships in Edwardsville, Ill. The three-day event was held on March 18-20. To qualify for an individual event at the AREA swim meet, a swimmer had to achieve a qualifying time in that event during the regular season. This was the first time in the team’s history that CatTracks placed as a team at AREA. This is particularly impressive considering the team only brought 15 swimmers to the competition, only eight of whom participated in individual events, with the other seven contributing to relays. Pictured, left to right, are AREA Championship Team members: (first row) Ezekiel Ramirez, William Wright, Aidan Reed and Tristan Clanton; (second row) Sophia Holcomb, Emma Lacey, Elena Wright, Mycah Reed, Meghan Watson, Abigail Holcomb, Aubree Santillan, Skyler Sundy, Olivia Wright and Mary Bean; (third row) Coach Lyman Burr. Not pictured is Ryan Davis. CatTracks win third place at championships in Edwardsville, Ill.


Pictured (left to right): TigerSharks, Kaitlyn Davis, Emma Moore, Mycah Reed and Haily Born won first place in the 15-18 Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay and first place in the 15-18 Girls 200 Yard Freestyle Relay at the Claremore Tri-State Invitational on June 4. Davis, Reed and Born are all 13 years old, while Moore is only 15 years old. All of the other competitors in these two events were between the ages of 15 to 18. Lamar TigerSharks kick off 2016 summer swim season
The Lamar TigerSharks kicked off the 2016 summer swim season by traveling to Claremore, Okla., on Saturday, June 4. Each swimmer was allowed to...