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Lamar's Sierra White dives to save the ball from hitting the floor in Monday's district win over Pleasant Hope. Lady Tigers knock off Pleasant Hope; advance to title game
By CHRIS MORROW STOCKTON- The Lamar Lady Tigers turned in a spirited performance in first round Class 2 District 12 volleyball action Monday at...


Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
To say that Liberal's Colby Selvey had a good game Friday night would be a tremendous understatement. The senior carried 22 times for an amazing 378 yards and six touchdowns to help the Bulldogs to a 52-27 victory at Jasper. The Bulldogs were the six seed in their Class 1 district. Jasper, who suffered several key injuries late in the year, was the three seed. They finished with a record of 6-4. Liberal advances to a showdown Friday night with Greenfield. The Bulldogs have won four in a row after dropping their first six. Shown is Selvey slipping the tackle of Jasper's Cory Barker. Also shown is Liberal's Gunner Miller (right), hustling over to try and throw a block. Liberal’s Selvey has phenomenal game


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The Jasper Lady Eagles hosted the Class 1 District 9 tournament and pleased their home fans by knocking off Bronaugh in first round play. They then defeated Liberal in the semifinal before getting beat by top seeded McAuley Catholic in the championship game. Jasper finishes with a record of 10-17-2. Liberal finished 15-12-1 and earned a bye in the first round of the district tournament. Here, Lady Eagles Baylee Jeffries (left) and Kierstin Johnston leap high to attempt to block as Lady Bulldogs Gracie Bott (No.3) and Jacee Barthleme react. Jasper defeats Liberal in semifinal
Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow The Jasper Lady Eagles hosted the Class 1 District 9 tournament and pleased their home fans by knocking off Bronaugh...


Photo courtesy of Terry Redman
Lamar senior running back No. 24 Landon Hardman stretches for extra yardage during first half action verses Cassville. The Tigers dropped their first game of the season 24-21 to the Wildcats. Cassville ends Lamar’s 57 game winning streak


Photo courtesy of Terry Redman
Lamar senior quarterback No. 6 Duncan Gepner is chased out of the pocket by these two Nevada defenders in action in the Silver Tiger game. Lamar defeated Nevada 43-6 to keep the Silver Tiger in Lamar. Lamar defeats Nevada in the Silver Tiger game


TigerSharks appreciate generosity and support of its sponsors
The Lamar TigerSharks would like to thank their 2018 team sponsors. Their generosity and support is extremely appreciated and contributed greatly...


Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Two of the state's best high school football teams went toe-to-toe Friday night with Cassville knocking off Lamar on a cool damp evening. Big second half propels Cassville past Tigers; streak ends at 57 games
By CHRIS MORROW CASSVILLE- Scott Bailey wasn't going to allow any crying. "You don't let your successes go to your head or your failures go...


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Golden City sophomore Jolee Rector hustles to save a ball as her teammate senior Brooke Friesenborg looks on during a contest at Thomas Jefferson last week. GC takes on Thomas Jefferson
Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow Golden City sophomore Jolee Rector hustles to save a ball as her teammate senior Brooke Friesenborg looks on during a...


Lamar seventh grade football team goes undefeated
The Lamar seventh grade Lamar Middle School football team won their last game against Cassville, completing the 2018 football season undefeated....


Tennis team competes in districts
The Lamar tennis team competed in team districts and individual districts. In team districts, Lamar lost to College Heights by a score of 5-0....


Lamar Middle School hosts Nevada prior to Silver Tiger showdown
As a prelude to the Silver Tiger showdown, the Lamar Middle School hosted the Nevada Tigers on September 20. Lamar welcomed back quarterback Joel...


Photo courtesy of Springfield Cardinals Official Website Baseball is a way of life for Brock Phipps
By AUTUMN SHELTON Baseball is America’s favorite past time, but one local man has really been devoted to the sport. Brock Phipps, a 1986 Lamar...


Lamar Tigers recognized as All District softball players
The roster has been released naming the Class 2 District 12 All District Players. Lamar players named on the First Team were Ashland Diggs,...


Lady Tigers top Joplin McAuley
The Lamar Lady Tiger volleyball team knocked off Joplin McAuley last week, 25-18 and 25-20. Lamar was led by junior Ryen Willhite, who had seven...


Lamar Democrat/Chris Morrow
Lamar cheerleaders Camren Beam (left) and Siarra McCarthy had a lot to cheer about as Lamar made sure "Oscar" stayed home in the revival of the Silver Tiger game. It had been more than a decade since Lamar and Nevada faced off. Oscar, between the girls, will remain in the possession of Lamar as the Tigers crushed their northern rivals Friday night. Lamar tops Nevada in revival of Silver Tiger Game
By CHRIS MORROW When they looked at their schedule before the season, the Lamar Tigers may well have noticed that they were hosting Nevada on...