Sports Briefs

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Cassville XC to host 30K fundraiser

The Cassville cross-country team will host a 30K Cassville Classic and Crystal Springs 2-mile Fun Run fundraiser on April 5. There are nine male and female divisions for the 30K and seven divisions for the two-mile run with the top three finishers in each division receiving medals. All race entrants will receive a Cassville Classic T-shirt. Registration cost is $40 for individuals in the 30K and $30 for the Fun Run. An entry form may be found at For more information, people may contact Chris Shore at 417-847-7832, or Lee Stubblefield at 417-342-4083,

Wheaton High School to host dodgeball tourney

The Wheaton girls basketball team will host a co-ed dodgeball tournament on April 19. The six-person teams must contain at least two female participants. Winners will be crowned in three divisions: fourth to sixth grade, seventh to ninth grade and 10th grade to adults. The cost is $15 per person, with each team member receiving a T-shirt. Deadline for entries is April 4. For more information, people may contact Heather Senseney at 417-466-8869 or e-mail

Senior Center to host golf tourney in Shell Knob

Central Crossing Senior Center will hold its 8th annual golf benefit on May 17, at Kings River Golf Course in Shell Knob. The two-person scramble with a shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. The cost is $50 per person and includes cart. There will be prizes, ditty bags and free lunch. For more information, people may call 417-858-9728 or 512-497-8961, or sign up the day of the event at Kings River Golf Course.

Cassville golf team to host fundraising scramble

The Cassville Wildcats golf team will host a fundraiser tournament on April 19. The tourney will use a four-person scramble format and the cost is $35 per person for course members and $50 per person for non-members. There will be closest-to-the-pin awards, a hole-in-one car and food and T-shirts for all participants. For more information, people may call the course at 417-847-2399 to get a tee time between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Southwest to sponsor youth volleyball camp

Southwest High School will sponsor a youth volleyball camp April 15-17 at the high school gym. The event, which runs 3:30-5 p.m. daily, is open to girls and boys from kindergarten through sixth grade. The cost is $25 and includes a T-shirt, certificate and free admission ticket to a future high school game. The camp is run by coaches Steve Voyak and Tamara McNabb and the Lady Trojan high school players. For more information, people may contact Coach Voyak at or 479-422-5395 or 417-826-5413.

2014 Southwest yearbook order forms available

Order forms for the 2014 Southwest School Yearbook are available now at all campus buildings, according to advisor Steve Voyak. The cost of the 128-page publication is $30. Club and sports icons are available for $5 each. Name personalization is also available for $5. The deadline to order is May 31. Also, a limited number of old yearbooks are available at a discounted rate. The staff is still accepting advertising sponsorships that range in price from $50 to $250. For more information, people may contact Voyak at or 479.422-5395 or 417 826-5413.

Southwest to host JV volleyball tournament Aug. 30

Southwest High School in Washburn plans to host a junior varsity volleyball tournament on Aug. 30. The cost is $50 and each team would be guaranteed three or four matches. Freshman teams would be welcome in the field as well. Games will start at 9:30 a.m. For more information, or to enter a team, people may contact coach Steve Voyak at or 417.826.5413 or 479.422.5395

Purdy summer baseball and softball signups announced

Purdy youth interested in signing up for summer baseball and softball programs will have two opportunities. Signup dates are: March 29, from 9 a.m. to noon, and April 1, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. All signups will be held at Purdy High School near the gymnasium, and the cost is $20 per child.

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