Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Travis Noyes runs the 800 Meter run. Lamar's Special Olympics team wins medals and hearts
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat Landin Myers is running once again, but he isn’t practicing this time - he’s running a 400 meter race in front...

Abigail Kluhsman prepares to pass another runner on her way to a fifth place finish in the 1600 meter run at the Carthage track meet on March 28. LHS Tigers leave mark at Carthage Invitational
High school teams from Bolivar, Carthage, East Newton, Joplin, Lamar, Marshfield, McDonald County, Monett, Neosho, Nevada, Springfield Catholic,...

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lamar’s Case Tucker fires a pitch during Thursday’s loss at McDonald County. Tucker turned in a valiant effort despite the loss. Lamar Tigers fall to Mac County
By CHRIS MORROW ANDERSON- Case Tucker walked the lead-off man in the bottom of the first inning Thursday, then promptly picked him off first....

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lockwood’s Tarryn Glenn slides safely ahead of the tag during a recent game at Golden City. Despite the late inning run, the Lady Eagles held on for a 5-3 victory. Pictured for Golden City is catcher Brooke Friesenborg. Lady Eagles hold on for victory over Lockwood

Koen Littlejohn, left, a sixth grader, won first place in the Middle School Bullseye and 3D divisions of the MoNASP State Tournament held in Branson. Stetson Wiss, right, a freshman, won third place in the High School Bullseye and 3D divisions. LHS to take 24 archers to National Tournament
In only its third year the Lamar Archery Team has experienced tremendous success. There were around 149 students who participated in the 2018-2019...

LHS kicks off the 2019 track season at Nevada Invitational
The Lamar High School Track Team competed at the Nevada Invitational on March 22. Both the girls and boys teams finished second overall in team...

The Lamar High School track team competed in the McDonald County 9/10 meet in Anderson on March 25. Pictured, left to right, are (front row) Kaitlyn Davis and Kara Morey, (back row) Nevaeh Jones and Kyleigh Talbott, members of the 4x800 meter girls relay team, which medaled third in that event. Davis and Morey were also part of the 4x400 meter girls relay team, which placed third. Talbott led the Tigers in points, placing first in the 200 meter dash, first in the 300 meter hurdles and third in the high jump. LHS track team competes at 9/10 McDonald County Invitational
The LHS track team competed in the 9/10 McDonald County Invitational on March 25. Kyleigh Talbott led the Lady Tigers in points with first place...

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lamar's Hannah Brisbin fires the javelin at a recent track meet. Track and field meet held

Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lamar's Stetson Wiss slides safely into home during a loss last week to visiting Chanute. Despite the loss, Thad Lundine's Tigers are off to a strong start in 2019. Lamar Tigers off to a strong start

Lamar Democrat/Autumn Shelton
Truman Kaderly signs to play basketball at Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Jeffries, Kaderly sign to play basketball in college
By AUTUMN SHELTON Lamar Democrat Two more Lamar High School seniors signed their letters of intent to play at the collegiate level on April 3....

Lamar Archery team to hold cookout fundraiser
A Lamar archery cookout barbecue will be held Saturday, April 20, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the West Elementary School cafeteria. Hamburger or hot dog,...

The CatTracks swim team participated in the Heartland AREA West Regional Swim Championships in Monett, from March 1-3. CatTracks finished first in the girls division and second in the boys division, bringing home the Second Place Team Trophy in overall team competition. Local swimmers Meghan Watson and Kaitlyn Davis finished 1-2 in the 15-21 Girls High Point Awards. Other area athletes also enjoyed success, earning Best Times, medaling in their events and scoring valuable team points, including Haily Born, Alix Davis, Ryan Davis, Zander Davis, Aidan Reed, Mycah Beth Reed and Emma Tennal. Davis, Reed, Watson and Emily Willis swept all four relays, setting new Regional Records in the 200 yard freestyle relay and the 400 yard freestyle relay, as well as a new pool record in the 400 yard freestyle relay. CatTracks enjoy success at Heartland AREA swim championships
Coach Lyman Burr recently completed a successful inaugural season as head coach of the Lamar High School Girls swim team at MSHSAA State...

CatTracks travel out of state to compete in swim championships
Swimmers from 25 YMCA-based teams across Missouri and Illinois travelled to Edwardsville, Ill., for Heartland AREA Swim Championships on March...

Immanuel Lutheran School 6th Annual “Run for Reading”
LOCKWOOD- The Immanuel Lutheran Parent Teacher League is excited to announce the 6th Annual “Run for Reading” on Saturday, April 27, at the Lockwood American Legion...
NRMC Foundation to host 16th Annual Golf Classic
NEVADA, Mo.- Nevada Regional Medical Center Foundation will host the 16th annual Caring with Pride Golf Classic on Friday, May 10, at the Frank E. Peters Municipal Golf...