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After losing to the Salem Tigers recently in tournament play, the Lady Bears pulled off a closely contested win during SCA play at Munford Gymnasium this week. The final score was 60 to 62.  On January 14, Willow Springs hosted their other big rival in the SCA, the Lady Bears from Ava. Fresh...
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With a final score of 72 over 39 over the Plato Eagles, the Varsity Bears notched another game in the win column on January 12, bringing their record to 9 and 4. Starters Owen Duddridge, Gannon McGinnis, Avery Stolba, Justin Chaney, and Scottie Osborn showcased superior ball handling over their...
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Licking teams came back to Willow Springs on Thursday, January 7 to take on the Lady Bears. Both the junior varsity and varsity teams lost to the Lady Wildcats. For JV, the loss was 37 to 53. For varsity, the ladies lost 32 to 46. The varsity Lady Bears are now 10 and 3 for the season.
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The Bears hosted the Licking Wildcats at Munford Gymnasium on January 5. Willow Springs walked away with the win with a final score of 85 to 34. After a loss to Hartville on January 8, the Bears are 8 and 4 for the season. 
The Bears participated in the annual Blue and Gold Tournament in Springfield from December 24 through 28. Willow Springs played four games in the tournament and won three, giving the team the consolation trophy. The last time Willow Springs High School won a trophy at the Blue and Gold was in 2010...
The Lady Bears brought home another tournament award this season. They took third place over Eminence. 
New Years Day came in wet and cold at 32 degrees with some drizzle. Seventeen teams signed up, but only nine teams played. The contest paid two flights and two places. Hole #1 was the Payne Hole.  Champion Flight Roger Tune and Derrick Shelton, Score 32 Two teams tied on every hole, so they...
The junior varsity Bears won the Norwood Tournament for the second year in a row. This year’s team won over Norwood, then Gainesville, and then beat Thayer.  “It was a good win,” said Coach Dustin Forrest.  The key to the tournament victory was the team’s defensive game, said Forrest.  “We...
The Lady Bears brought home the first place plaque for the third year in a row.       


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