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The Willow Springs Middle School Cross Country team competed in the Joe Bill Dixon Invitational held on Sept. 30 in West Plains. The top 20 medaled in each race. Boys Results: Austin Johnson came in 35th with a time of 12:42:56; Adam Fursov came in 41st with a time of 13:06.47; Jax Jensen came...
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The Willow Springs Bears fought the Mountain Grove Panthers on Friday evening during the Panthers’ Homecoming. The Bears’ record is now 2-2 after a 50-6 loss.  The Panther defense and offense were the perfect storm to stop any play by the Bears. However, Gavin Ferguson, Ryan Koehler, and Taylor...
Church League - Monday, Sept. 12 Barb Tate, Kaye Tipton, Pam Smith, and Terry Brock with a score of 34; and Mike Coatney, Linda Benyo, Paul Davis, and Glenn Davis with a score of 35. Closest to the Pin on 2nd Shot Hole #9 was Terry Brock. Cat & Dog - Tuesday, Sept. 13 Championship: Kaye...
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The Liberty Eagles traveled to Ava for one of the most anticipated matchups of the week in southern Missouri. The Eagles used a combination of four Ava turnovers and a relentless defensive effort to drown the Bears 32-0.  Ava opened the game kicking off to the Eagles. It took just one play for...
The Liberty Lady Eagles Varsity team sits at 10-1-1 after defeating the Summersville Lady Wildcats and the Winona Lady Wildcats this past week. The team keeps improving with each set played, and they have great chemistry on the court. Combine all those elements with great leadership coming from...
Labor Day Tournament - Monday, Sept. 5 It was a beautiful day and there 15 teams competing in this tournament. Championship Flight: First place with a score of 58 was Ben Knight and Bryce Duddridge; second place with a score of 59 was Bill Green and Duncan Green. A Flight: Tying for First place...
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Willow Springs traveled to Cabool for the Bulldogs’ Homecoming game, crushing them 44-22. The first quarter saw points from both the Bulldogs and the Bears. Brendan Ferguson ran in the TD for Willow, but the PAT was blocked. The quarter ended with a score of 8-6. Willow began to branch out...
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The Willow Springs Lady Bears tennis team took home the trophy from the Forsyth tournament last week thanks to a 5-0 win over Clever, a 5-0 win over Reeds Spring, and a 5-1 win over Forsyth. Pictured left to right: Coach David Cox, Melaina Wilson, Claire Clarkston, McKylie Cox, Madisyn Perkins,...
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For the second straight week, the Liberty football squad hung a 60+ burger on their opponents in the first half. This week, they downed the Thayer Bobcats for the first time since 2016.  It took all of 12 seconds for the Eagles to draw first blood. The first play from scrimmage, Liberty took...
Laura Wagner for Howell County News
Another fantastic week of volleyball wraps for the Liberty Lady Eagles as they end the week 5-0 on the regular season and take first place in the silver bracket at the Zizzer Varsity Showdown Volleyball Tournament. Beginning another week of home games, the Lady Eagles welcomed the Strafford...

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