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Saturday, Apr. 19, 2014
Sports
Frustration mounts for Cubs in 3-game losing skid (04/18/14)
sports@monett-times.com A home game with Wheaton today is just what the doctor ordered for the Monett baseball team as it looks to rid the taste of a three-game losing streak. Friday, the Cubs had their five-game winning streak snapped with a 4-3 setback to Webb City, followed by loses to Carl Junction and then Mt. Vernon on Tuesday...
Lady Cubs soccer aims for balance; Wins still hard to come by, but team growth remains focus (04/18/14)
sports@monett-times.com After an early season win, the Monett soccer team is still searching for its second. The Lady Cubs (1-13) knew this was going to be another growing season, but it hasn't been without some positive signs. "We continue to grow as a team," said Dan Janssen, Monett coach. ...
Purdy back to .500 with 4-game win streak; Coach credits players for growth, leadership during streak (04/15/14)
sports@monett-times.com The Purdy baseball season got off to an agonizingly slow start. The Eagles (4-4) dropped their first four games of the season and could have packed it in, but they didn't. "It's always rough during any losing streak," said Joshua Hughes, Purdy coach. "As a coach, you keep encouraging the boys and you look for positive signs. We were playing a brutal schedule while figuring out who we were."...
Consistency key for surging Cubs (04/12/14)
Monett jells as a team during win streak
Berger runs first marathon in 25 years (04/12/14)
Monett resident credits Journeys for getting him back to his passion
Monett downs Nevada, 7-3 (04/12/14)
Monett used a 3-run fourth inning to defeat the Nevada 7-3 Thursday in the Bill O'Dell Tourney in Carthage. Blake Spain scattered seven hits in six innings to earn his third win of the season. Isaac Long went 2-for-3 at the plate with a single and double. Zack Hammond, John Saunders and Spain collected the only other Cubs hits. Monett benefited from four walks and four Tigers' errors...
Late surge carries Purdy to 6-5 win (04/12/14)
Purdy scored three times in the fifth inning and three times in the sixth inning to top Sarcoxie 6-5 on Thursday. Ricky Aldaba and Sydney Birge collected a pair of hits each for the Eagles. Birge and Brent Cornman drove in 2 runs each. Alex Mareth picked up the victory after Robby Mobby got the start. Both pitchers combined to strike out 11 Bears' hitters...
Local teams adjust to new district alignments; Monett sees addition of familiar basketball rival (04/09/14)
sports@monett-times.com The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) has announced its biennial district alignments for football and basketball. MSHAA used the enrollment of its member schools to adjust class sizes (six in football and five in basketball). Public schools use exact enrollment sizes. However, private schools enrollments are multiplied by 1.35 to provide an adjusted enrollment figure...
Midwest Mods make 2014 debut at speedway; Over 100 cars compete at opening race (04/09/14)
sports@monett-times.com After the weather forced a day's delay in the start of the 2014 racing season, the Monett Speedway recently welcomed 102 cars to it first race. "We felt it was too cold and damp on Friday and people wouldn't enjoy (the racing because of the) cold weather," said Randy Mooneyham, Speedway owner. "Saturday was a beautiful day and we had great racing."...
Monett encouraged by strong weekend effort (04/08/14)
Monett baseball What: Heads to Carthage on the heels of the Monett Tournament crown. Look ahead: Four games this week will test young Cubs teams.
Sports Briefs (04/08/14)
The Monett tennis team took fourth place in the Mt. Vernon Tournament on Wednesday. Mt. Vernon won the team event, followed by Clever and Republic. Monett's George Fulton took second in No. 1 singles and Jairo Rueda was first in No. 2 singles. The No. 1 doubles team of Fulton and Rueda placed second...
Monett investing heavily in youth; that's not a bad thing (04/08/14)
Over the past three years, the sports facilities for the Monett community have improved immensely. Over $12 million dollars of both public and private money have been raised all in the name of benefiting the whole community, not just the elite. Over the course of 36 months, the former strawberry capitol has witnessed the construction of a state-of-the-art YMCA. Facilities at North Park were upgraded, improving the dugouts, fences and netting, and cost-efficient lighting was added...
Last-second shot lifts Cubs to win over Aurora
Sean Jastal 2014 Class 2 State Wrestling Championships: Opening Round
Wesley Abramovitz
Ian Meyer
Garret Bradley
Jaron Howard
Kedric Brink
Shawn Beeson
Chase Brennan
Videos
Monett Cubs fourth grade champs
Monett Cubs highlight video of the fourth grade boys from the 2012 season. The Cubs went 7-0 and won their division for the second year in a row. The young Purple Haze look promising for the future Monett HS team!
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