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The now 6-2 Liberty Eagles landed in the Salem Tiger's Den Friday night. Only a select few visiting fans were allowed into the stadium with a special voucher because of COVID concerns.   The Liberty Eagles were down nine players. Michael Shoup was out with a knee injury and Jentry Acklin was...
Willow Springs hosted Thayer bobcats for volleyball. The jv started out slow and lost the first set but won the next two sets. The Willow Springs Varsity came out strong and stayed strong throughout the whole game, winning 3-0. Varsity scores were 25-12, 25-13, 25-11.
The middle school teams combined grades seven and eight in their game against Mountain Grove last week. The young Bears lost with a final score of 22 to 14. 
Friday night lights, packed stands, the smell of fresh popcorn, and two teams with 4-2 records. Captains Tyler Watts #10 and Kyle Johnson #59 met at the fifty yard line. Cabool won the toss and deferred until the second half.   Bulldog Kicker Eddie Swisloski #77 booted a squib kick, and...
September 26, 2020 Hermitage Invitational, Pomme De Terre Dam Varsity Girls (3.1 miles, Top 20 Medaled, Class 3-5 Division) Bethany Waggoner, 20th, 22:33.33   Varsity Boys (3.1 miles, Top 20 Medaled, Class 3-5 Division) Simon Bolander, 67th, 22:14.68 Hunter Hicks, 69th, 22:15.57...
The Willow Bears hosted the Salem Tigers for their Fall Sports Senior Night at Palenske Field. Bears hit the field with vengeance and drive after a pre-game chant in the end zone that really got the crowd going. The Bears had most of their injured and quarantined Bears back Friday night, but were...
Fall is the season for changing leaves, hot chocolate, pumpkin spice, and Football Homecoming. The 3-2 Liberty Eagles were host to the 2-3 Mountain Grove Panthers Friday night. Liberty is down a starting wide receiver, Jentry Acklin #17, due to an injury from last week's game. Acklin suffered a...
Kaitlyn Perkins has had a strong start to her 2020 volleyball season at Crowley Ridge College. The Willow Springs native was the 2020-2021 athletic season’s first winner of the Association of Independent Institutions’ volleyball Player of the Week award.  Perkins’ stats rank her number one...
Koel Orchard, former Eagle and current starting safety for the Evangel University Crusaders, was present at Palenske Field in Willow Springs Friday night. Orchard is in his second year at Evangel University and is majoring in sports management with a minor in coaching. "I have several years of...

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