Leaping into history

Preparing for his second long jump at the Cassville Relays on April 16, Wildcat senior Ashton Wheeler had a feeling he might could make history. His personal record at 6.3 meters, Wheeler leaped into the Cassville history books with a jump of 6.71 meters, surpassing Devin Linenbrink, who held the record with a 2010 jump of 6.58 meters.
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Tigers have Ozark 7 Conference title in sights

The Exeter baseball team is enjoying another successful season, on the brink of a possible fourth straight Ozark 7 championship and hoping to chase a trophy in the six-team Class 1, District 5 tournament coming up. Matt Tripp, Exeter baseball coach, said the Tigers who have two district title match appearances in the last three seasons, have played inspired ball this season, continuing to improve as the season progresses.
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Wildcats drop a dozen strokes at tourney

The Cassville boys golf team played through chilly and windy weather at its home tournament on Thursday, yet the Wildcats still managed to drop 12 strokes from their previous tournament’s team score. Jay Rogers, Cassville golf coach, said the Wildcats placed 6th out of the 18 schools at the Cassville Tournament, which saw more than 80 individual participants. Freshman Cheney Kelley posted the low score for the Wildcats with an 87, two strokes away from the top 10 finishers.
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Southwest off and running

Only five meets into the season, Southwest’s track team began to see personal records fall. Led by seniors Robert Humphries, Kameron Kelley and Juliauna Sierra, the Trojans and Lady Trojans have lofty goals this year, hoping to use its strengths in distance running to reach the state meet in May.
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