Monett Times Sports http://www.monett-times.com/sports/ Sports headlines from the Monett Times newspaper in Monett, Missouri en-us Hoover takes reins of Mustangs http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387620.html The Monett football team will need to replace its quarterbacks and running backs coach in the upcoming season, as Kellen Hoover was named the head coach at McDonald County. “It was a hard choice,”... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:36:27 -0600 Verona heads to district play http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387621.html For Class 1, 2 and 3 schools, the basketball season has come down to the district tournament, and for Verona, that means a trip to Galena. The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats have some work to do if they... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:28:00 -0600 McNeil inducted into Purdy High School Hall of Fame http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387619.html Homecoming at Purdy High School on Feb. 3 featured the third annual Purdy High School Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Athletic Director Alan Spencer welcomed new member Brenda (Keeling)... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:27:00 -0600 Cubs seek 4 titles tonight http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387594.html It has been three long years since the Monett wrestling team has won an individual state title in Columbia.
Chase Brennan, in 2014, was the last to accomplish the feat. Tonight, the Cubs hope... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 14:12:51 -0600 Cubs to vie for 4 state title http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387492.html COLUMBIA – Four Monett wrestlers will take their shots at 2017 Missouri State Wrestling Tournament titles in the next 24 hours. The Cubs advanced five of their seven wrestlers into the final day of... Sat, 18 Feb 2017 08:54:26 -0600 Smashmouth style tailback heads to Bolivar http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387297.html It would not be a shock if several Big 8 Conference football coaches attend Monett’s graduation ceremony in May. Those coaches would attend to make sure that Michael Branch crosses that stage and is... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:34:45 -0600 Wheaton preps for playoffs http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387296.html For the Wheaton girls basketball team, the season comes down to series of one-game playoffs beginning Saturday in Willard with the Class 1, District 5 tournament. Action begins on Saturday with No. 1... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:52:37 -0600 Tall climb for the Bulldogs at districts http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387294.html A tall mountain faces the Wheaton boys basketball team as they enter the Class 1, District 5 tournament on Saturday. Exeter, the No. 8 seed, faces No. 1 seed and No. 2 state-ranked Walnut Grove at... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:52:20 -0600 Area teams invade Sarcoxie for district tournament http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387293.html The basketball season is rapidly coming to a conclusion. Beginning Monday, the Purdy and Pierce City boys and girls basketball teams will travel to Sarcoxie for district playoff action. On the girls... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:51:32 -0600 Swimmer Sangston hailed in departure for state meet http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387292.html Monett High School swimmer Kelli Sangston, center, received the applause of her fellow students as she walked the “tunnel” of applauding Cubs Thursday morning on her way to state competition in St.... Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:50:56 -0600 Cubs’ Magnificent 7 win opening round matches at state http://www.monett-times.com/story/2387030.html It was a perfect opening for the Monett wrestling team on Thursday at the Class 2 state tournament. All seven of Monett’s athletes advanced to the next round, with six of the seven scoring bonus... Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:09:24 -0600 Bar set high for Cubs’ magnificent 7 http://www.monett-times.com/story/2386682.html For nearly a year Daryl Bradley, Monett wrestling coach, has lived with the frustration of not having a wrestler compete for a state title. For some, this may seem like a trivial matter, but Bradley... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:23:15 -0600 State laps await Lady Cubs swimmer at St. Peters Rex Plex Friday http://www.monett-times.com/story/2386681.html Trying to capture the atmosphere at the St. Peters Rex Plex, where the state swimming and diving championship are held, is difficult to explain to both fans and athletes who have never been there. It... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:21:50 -0600 Cubs coaches fresh-faced after district title http://www.monett-times.com/story/2386112.html Students wandering the halls of Monett High School on Monday noticed something a little different about wrestling coaches Daryl Bradley and Ben Hohensee — they no longer had beards. The Monett... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:30:44 -0600 Eagles flying high into districts after homecoming win http://www.monett-times.com/story/2386110.html With just one regular-season game left on the schedule, the Pierce City boys basketball team is focused on finishing the season the right way with a win over Miller. “We have to stick to what we have... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:28:49 -0600