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Willow Springs lost to the Thayer Bobcats Friday night with a score of 37-0.  Despite playing against a team that was quick on their feet and fast, two of Willow's players stood out for their skill on defense. Micah Stetina, no. 60, took down two Thayer runners before they could score, and in...
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The doubles team of McKylie Cox and Madisyn Perkins competed at the MSHSAA state doubles tournament in Springfield on October 15 and 16. The top sixteen doubles teams from around the state played in this tournament. In the opening round they played Westminster Christian Academy, losing 6-2, 6-1...
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he Liberty Lady Eagles are sitting at a season record of 20-10-1 and are turning their focus to the fast approaching districts on Saturday, October 23 in Houston, MO. "We are headed into districts on a rollercoaster," commented Head Coach Shari Tune. "We have very few practices left to get us...
Howell County News/ Gretchen Creighton
Liberty used big plays all night long to dismantle the visiting Salem Tigers on a crisp autumn evening in Mountain View. It took only 1:41 of game time for the Eagles to draw first blood. Drew Ripko cruised 17 yards for the score on a misdirection run. Carter Pruett connected with Tanner Ripko...
The Lady Bears loaded the bus to Aurora, where they were set to play in the first round of the Class 3 District 4 tournament. The Lady Bears were the 6 seed and faced the 3 seed Seneca Lady Indians. The Lady Indians took control in the first inning and never looked back. The Lady Indians defeated...
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On October 4, Lady Bear tennis competed at the Individual district tournament at Rogersville.  The #1 doubles team of McKylie Cox and Madi Perkins finished as the district runner-up and will advance to play at state sectionals. They beat a team from Greenwood in the opening round 6-2, 6-1. In the...
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The 2021 Lady Bears wrapped up their regular season with a statement win over Ozark cConference opponent, Hillcrest. Final score: 7-5. The Lady Bears finished their regular season with a 11-11 record. They secured the sixth seed in the upcoming district tournament where they will face the number...
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On Monday, the Licking Lady Cats come to Willow Springs looking to impose their will, and that they did. The Lady Cats took the match in 3 straight sets. Aspen Crudgington led the Lady Bears in kills with 8. Tuesday, the Lady Bears battled the Winona Lady Wildcats. The Lady Bears tried their...
Howell County News/ Kacey Blunk
The Liberty Eagles used a balanced attack to put away the Cabool Bulldogs Friday night in Texas County. The Eagles played aggressively and led Cabool 36-7 heading into the fourth quarter. The Bulldogs were able to add three late touchdowns to pull the score closer.  The game started in Cabool's...
Monday October 5, Church League Score 30 Steve Coatney, Wendy Willard, Barb Tate (mulligans included) Score 31 Mike Coatney, Linda Benyo, Kaye Tipton, Terry Brock 32 Gibby, Buster Graves, Will and Christian Gunnerson    Tuesday October 6, Cat and Dog Mike Coatney, Linda Benyo (won on...

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