Sports

Scoreboard, April 10

The Cassville girls track team ran in two meets last week, taking second place as a team in the Monett meet and fifth place in Pea Ridge. Thrower Aaliiyah Franklin showed well in both meets, taking first place in shot put and second in discus in Monett, then swapped results with a first place in discus and second in shot put in Pea Ridge.
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‘A great way to end it’

Cassville senior Madison Halterman wrapped up her prep basketball career at SWMO All-Star Saturday game at Mission University in Springfield on March 23. Unaware she was entered into the 3-point shooting contest, Halterman had been sitting in the stands when her name was called to shoot.
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Trojans bring strength on the mound

The Southwest baseball team will rely on its pitching to produce another winning season, hoping to stay healthy and make a run more district hardware for Trojans athletics this year. Derek Mann, Southwest baseball coach, said the Trojans were hit hard by injuries at the start of last season, going 1-9 in their first 10 but finishing 13-11 overall.
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Wildcats speed into season

The Cassville boys track team is shifting its focus some this year, going from a distance running team to one more adept at sprinting and throwing. Clay Weldy, Cassville boys track coach, said 11 Wildcats return to the team this year, and 14 have joined.
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Bulldogs bring ‘sneaky good’ potential

With six returning starters taking to the diamond for Wheaton this season, Bulldogs Baseball Coach Tucker Dermott said this year is one of the most promising for his squad to be “sneaky good.” Excited for Wheaton’s positional and lineup versatility, as well as its pitching depth and experience, Dermott said the Bulldogs have a lot of players up for spots who can play anywhere. “Being a small team in the past, I’ve had to make it work because of our lack of depth,” he said.
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