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The Willow Springs Bears faced off against the Gainesville Bulldogs, another state-ranked team, Tuesday night. Though their defense was strong, the Bears struggled to put up points in the first quarter until Owen Duddridge sank a three with 5 minutes left on the board. Now up by ten, they decided...
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The Howell County Futbol Club wrapped up their 2021 indoor soccer season. This was the team's fifth year competing at Lake Country. The team is comprised of players from West Plains, Mountain View, Van Buren, Norwood and Ava. The team competed in a 13-team round robin play competition and ended...
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The Liberty Lady Eagles have improved to 10-5 on their season and claimed the championship of the Thayer Winter Classic. On January 10 the Lady Eagles defeated the Cabool Lady Bulldogs 67-62. The game was a close battle as Liberty scored 20 to Cabool's 10 points in the first quarter. Cabool...
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The Willow Springs Lady Bears competed in the Thayer Winter Classic last week. On Monday the Lady Bears squared off against the junior varsity squad from Liberty for their first round game. They notched an easy win with a final score of 85-23. Their next scheduled match-up against the Mammoth...
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The varsity Bears took on the number-one ranked Thayer Bobcats on Brent Colley Court. Fresh from back-to-back wins against state-ranked Hartville and Greenwood, the Bears ready for the challenge. Thayer received the tipoff, but the Bears soon took control, leading the quarters’ end by a wide...
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The Bears made a trip to Greenwood Tuesday night knowing they would need all hands on deck. The start was shocking, but not unexpected. Th e Blue Jays landed four threes in a row, leaving the Bears in awe but keeping the score close, 20-19 Bears. In the second, there was lots of good ball...
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Liberty Senior Tyler Watts signs with Avila University after a devastating injury destroyed his senior football season. Watts had been in talks to play for Avila prior to the heartbreaking start of his senior season. He stayed in communication as he healed after surgery. On October 21, 2021, Watts...
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The Liberty Eagles traveled to Douglas County Friday night to take on the Ava Bears. The Junior Varsity set the pace for the night by forcing a tough competition, earning the win with a final score of 42 to 36.  The varsity game matched that competitive energy. The two teams stayed neck-and-...
New Year’s Day came in with LOTS of rain.  We were soaked by the second hole, but at least were finished before the cold air arrived.  At one time we had 24 teams signed up but ended up with only 10 teams brave enough to battle the elements. Dave was under the weather, but thanks to Carl Hicks...
The Liberty Lady Eagles are currently looking at a 6-5 season record and are 0-1 in the SCA. Head Coach Eli Ernst had this to say about the season so far, “We were off to a great start early and have struggled to play with the same energy we were earlier in the year. We have identified our...

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