Hundreds of fans of the girls basketball teams from Clark County, Whitfield and California are going to travel to southwest Missouri this weekend, hoping to watch their team complete an unforgettable run to the Class 3 state championship. The reality is, however, that they're probably going to get to watch history in the making.
A look at the semifinalists who will challenge Strafford for the Class 3 girls basketball state championship:
A 14-point lead had evaporated, and Lutheran North had all of the momentum going into the fourth quarter after Sydney Dukes made a buzzer-bearing 3-pointer from the volleyball line to put the Crusaders ahead 32-29. The Clark County girls basketball team wasn't fazed. "They were still confident," Indians coach John Weaver said.
KAHOKA, Mo. Carissa Bevans would never admit it publicly. Teams are supposed to play games "one at a time" in the postseason, but the Clark County senior has had Saturday circled on her calendar for a while. "I've been looking forward to it ever since...
When Clark County's Maggie Schutte and Drenda Hess walked on the floor before the start of overtime, they both were giggling. "(Drenda) went to the wrong end of the floor," Schutte said. "We laughed and then just said, 'We've got this.'"
MOBERLY, Mo. -- Midway through the third quarter of Wednesday night's Class 3 girls basketball sectional at Moberly Area Community College, Clark County coach John Weaver went away from his team's tried and true 2-3 zone.
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The upset-minded Hannibal girls basketball team led top-seeded St. Dominic after eight minutes of Tuesday's Class 4 District 8 semifinal game, but the Pirates managed just seven points over the second and third quarters...
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal girls basketball team was holding on to a four-point lead over Wentzville Liberty at halftime of Monday's Class 4 District 8 quarterfinal when Pirates coach Ben Jamerson issued a challenge. "What kind of second half team are w
The South Shelby girls basketball team is in new territory. The Lady Birds captured the program's first district title since 2011 by defeating Paris on Saturday. None of the current players or even coach Luke O'Laughlin has experienced playing into the final week of February. "You can't really say you know what to do until you've been there," O'Laughlin said. "But I just think you can't overthink things. You keep doing the things that's gotten you to this point, and you keep working on making those things better."