Monett Times Sports http://www.monett-times.com/sports/ Sports headlines from the Monett Times newspaper in Monett, Missouri en-us Lady Eagles fall short of state title http://www.monett-times.com/story/2414019.html On a bright and blustery Sunday in Springfield, the Purdy softball team was hoping for more bluster from their bats and a brighter result, as the Lady Eagles fell to Strafford in the state... Sun, 21 May 2017 14:09:02 -0500 Purdy earns 1st championship berth http://www.monett-times.com/story/2413976.html For the first time in school history, the Purdy softball team will play for a state title. The contest will be on Sunday at high noon against Strafford. The Lady Eagles (27-1) flew to a 3-0 victory... Sat, 20 May 2017 19:43:59 -0500 Area golfers fare well at state tourney http://www.monett-times.com/story/2413937.html The golf season ended on Tuesday with the final rounds of the state tournaments at various locations. Several individual from the bi-county schools represented the area well. Monett’s Clayton Kaiser... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:04:46 -0500 Home field advantage restored http://www.monett-times.com/story/2413936.html The power of persistence and a willingness to compromise has allowed an agreement to be reach between the Monett school district and Alumni Football USA to use Burl Fowler Stadium for the... Sat, 20 May 2017 14:04:28 -0500 Cubs follow coaching mantra to title http://www.monett-times.com/story/2413750.html At least once per game, you can here Michael Calhoun, Monett baseball coach, or a player in the dugout yell, “Hey, pick him up.” The context of the comment usually centers around greeting and... Fri, 19 May 2017 14:12:26 -0500 Eagles quartet heads to state track http://www.monett-times.com/story/2413749.html Just one weekend remains for the Pierce City track team and their season — the state track meet. The Eagles are sending three athletes in five events to this year’s big meet in Jefferson City after... Fri, 19 May 2017 14:11:33 -0500 Unbeaten Lincoln poses challenge for Purdy http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412962.html Two possible games are all that remain on the Purdy softball team’s schedule. The first, a semifinal battle with undefeated Lincoln on Friday with a berth to the spring championship game on the line.... Wed, 17 May 2017 12:16:20 -0500 Big inning sends Cubs to district title game http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412961.html Leading 3-2 and heading to the home half of the fifth inning, Monett (20-4) was looking for some insurance against a pesky Seneca squad that would not go away in Monday’s district semifinal. By the... Wed, 17 May 2017 12:16:12 -0500 Monett again seeking new volleyball coach http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412960.html For the fourth time in the last seven seasons, Monett High School is in the market for a new volleyball coach after Julie Dalton resigned. Dalton announced via her Facebook page that she is the new... Wed, 17 May 2017 12:15:59 -0500 Verona advances to district baseball semifinal http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412957.html The Verona baseball team (1-15) picked the perfect time to earn its first win of the season. On Monday, the Wildcats, a No. 6 seed in their district tournament, upset No. 3 seed Exeter, 6-0. Kolton... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:30:30 -0500 Pierce City stunned by McAuley in district semifinal http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412956.html For the second consecutive year, Pierce City (20-5) saw its baseball season end in the district semifinal to McAuley. On Monday, the Warriors pushed across three runs, with two outs, in the top of... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:30:16 -0500 Purdy rallies into baseball district title game http://www.monett-times.com/story/2412955.html The Purdy baseball team kept its district title hopes alive with a 6-2 win over College Heights on Monday. The Cougars led 2-1 after two innings of play, only to watch the Eagles score five times... Wed, 17 May 2017 11:30:03 -0500