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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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The Lady Bears were the 7th seed coming into the tournament, they took that seeding personally. They faced the 10th-seed host Lady Panthers of Mountain Grove first. Willow started quick and, sparked by their defense, led the first quarter by a score of 25-8. The Lady Bears would continue their...
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The Bears headed to the JQH Arena Monday, December 27 for the first game of the Blue and Gold Tournament. In their first game, they faced the Central Bulldogs and managed to stay ahead in the first half. In the last seconds of the second quarter, Taylor Rothermich made a clean three to boost the...
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When the Bears hit the hardwood against the Licking Wildcats Tuesday night, the game started out with strong offense from both teams. The Bears led at the end of the first 21 to 20.  Though they held on to their lead for most of the second, the Bears hit a scoring slump, and the Wildcats took...
Connor Lair, a 4-year starter, holds the most wins at the varsity level for West Plains High School with 43 wins. Connor has been a part of three district champions and three Ozark Conference Championships. He is a two-time all-state player on defense. Connor has been a player of the year in SWMO...
The Liberty Lady Eagles Basketball team is sitting on an impressive 5-1 season record after defeating Dora and East Carter this past week. On Tuesday, December 14 the Lady Eagles hosted the Dora Lady Falcons. In the first quarter the Lady Eagles jumped ahead 28 points to Dora’s 12. The second...
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Liberty Eagles Varsity boys spent the week playing in Mammoth Spring Arkansas in the Battle of the Border Tournament. The Eagles overcame the Mammoth Spring Bears in the first round of the tournament with a final score of 80-56. They went on to face the Alton Comets but fell to the tournament...
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The Willow Springs Bears opened the Mansfield Tournament with a game Tuesday against the Dora Falcons. All Bears played game minutes and ended the game with a win, Bears 68- Dora 40. The next game for the Bears was on Thursday against the Houston Tigers. This game started off slow for the Bears...
Howell County News/ Kacey Blunk
The Liberty Eagles fell to the Alton Comets on Tuesday, December 7, by a narrow margin of just 8 points. The final score was Liberty 60 to Alton's 68 points.   Friday night, the contest was against Seymour. The Eagles notched their second loss of the week despite 3 three-point shots from Drew...

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