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On Monday, Feb. 21, the Lady Bears played their last home game against the Hollister Lady Tigers. The Lady Bears would pick up the win against their district foe by a score of 49-37. The night was full of emotions as it was also senior night for the Lady Bears. The crowd honored four seniors....
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The Bears added two to their win column with games against Mountain Grove and Cabool last week.  When the Panthers came to Brent Colley Court, the contest was close. Defense was the key to the Bears maintaining their narrow lead throughout the four quarters. After the first eight minutes, the...
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It has been a busy basketball week for the Liberty Eagles. Tuesday night the Salem Tigers came to town. Despite a 17-point contribution from Garrett Reller, the junior varsity boys fell to Salem, 41-69. Between 31 points from Terrell Gaines and 22 points from Drew Ripko, the varsity Eagles...
Howell County News/ Kacey Blunk
It was busy week of wins for the Lady Eagles as they now sit 15-6 on the season after winning three games in a row. Head Coach Eli Ernst reflected on the week. "Being off nearly a week due to weather posed a unique set of challenges for us. Not being able to safely bring our group into the gym...
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Every Willow Springs Bear got to play varsity minutes in the contest against the Salem Tigers. For Tuesday’s game, Head Coach Mike Wilson rearranged the Bears’ starting lineup with Taylor Rothermich filling in for the injured Owen Duddridge.  Bears get the tip, Gabe Colvin for a basket, good....
Howell County News/ Kacey Blunk
After a two-week break from games, the Liberty Eagles were anxious to compete against the Cabool Bulldogs on Tuesday, February 1. It was a high energy battle right after tip off. It didn't take long for the 9-7 Eagles to pull ahead. Liberty finished strong and beat the Bulldogs 66-31.
Liberty High School has rescheduled Hoop Queen activities for Thursday, February 10 at the Eagle's Nest. Activities will take place at 5pm with the Lady Eagles playing Cuba followed by Hoop Queen activities and then a boys game against Houston. Before weather interrupted the Eagles’ schedule,...
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On a weather shortened schedule the Lady Bears played only one game last week: against the Lady Panthers of Mountain Grove. The Lady Bears faced the Panthers once already this year and defeated them 64-36. For the second matchup, the Lady Bears were short handed as starter Ashlyn Jones was out...
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Willow Springs Bears vs. Marshfield Blue Jays The Bears defeated the Marshfield Blue Jays Monday in the Mountain Grove Tournament. From the start, the Blue Jays got the tip, then threw a pass and Gabe Colvin caught it for the Bears. Owen Duddridge swished a three. Scooter Osborn stole the next...
The Liberty Lady Eagles Basketball are gaining momentum with several big wins under their belt. Currently the Lady Eagles are sitting on a 12-5 season record. After winning the Thayer Winter Classic, the Lady Eagles traveled to Gainesville on Monday, January 24 to take on the Lady Bulldogs. The...

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