Several area high school football teams find themselves in new districts and even new Classes this fall.Warsaw has moved up from Class 2 to Class 3 and Cole Camp has risen from 1 to 2.
Head Coach: Danny Morrison, sixth yearLast Season: 10-1, playing a mixture of varsity, JV and 8-man. Beat Norborne in first round of 8-man districts, lost to Southwest in second round.
Head Coach: Tony Braby, 17th yearRecord at School: 138-46Last Season: 4-6, lost to Sacred Heart in first round of districts
Head Coach: Paul Thomas, first year with the WildcatsCoach's Overall Record: 127-96
Head Coach: Dave Wanninger, 13th yearLast Season: 4-6, lost to Concordia in first round of districts
Some fresh faces will make up the Smith-Cotton High School girls tennis team after losing several players to graduation.But coach Lensie Means said she's seen positive signs out of the newcomers.
Four area high schools made coaching changes in the off-season, bringing in three coaches for their first experience as a head coach and bringing back one with three decades of experience.
Since losing 13-7 to Crest Ridge in the playoffs last season, the Sacred Heart Gremlins got to work to prepare for the 2014 season.
Head Coach: Kevin Shearer, 10th yearLast Season: 7-4, beat Santa Fe in first round of districts, lost to Concordia in second round
Quarterback Chase Lyles enters the 2014 season as one of two seniors on the Sacred Heart Gremlins, which leaves several young players to lead and develop.
Head Coach: Kris Conley, first yearLast Season: 2-8, lost to Crest Ridge in first round of districts
Head Coach: Richard Villigram, first yearLast Season: 1-9, lost to Holden in districts
The Smith-Cotton defense will have a new look this season as first-year head coach Ryan Boyer has installed a 3-4.
Head Coach: Caleb Crooker, 13th yearRecord at School: 60-63Last Season: 4-6, beat Chilhowee in first round of districts, lost to Hardin-Central in second round
The Smith-Cotton football team has a new football coach and Ryan Boyer brought a new playbook with him.
Expected high temeratures which already altered the high school schedules for today's week-one football games is now changing some things for Saturday.
The preseason has been completed for the Smith-Cotton High School volleyball team. The Lady Tigers swept Jefferson City, Marshfield and Camdenton on Tuesday at Camdenton's scrimmage.
Tanner Proctor is a senior at Smith-Cotton, but out on the football field he is a rookie.
The Smith-Cotton football team is ready to get going.With the season opener at Republic scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, the Tigers are set to open their first season under head coach Ryan Boyer.
The heat is changing the schedule for high school football.With week one games slated to kick off Friday, several area teams have moved their start times back because of the expected high temperatures.
It took two overtimes, one of the best teams in the state and gale-force winds to knock Sacred Heart out of the Class 1 boys soccer tournament in 2013.
Four years ago was the last time the Smith-Cotton softball team recorded double digit wins. The Lady Tigers have combined for 11 wins the past two years, but some change has come to the program in the form of newly hired head coach Janeil...
Central Missouri was among schools receiving votes in the AFCA preseason Division II football poll which was released Monday.The Mules were picked just outside the top 25 with 82 points. Tuskegee was No. 25 with 98 points.
The Smith-Cotton boys swimming team boasts a strong group of newcomers as the Tigers enter the 2014 season.
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