Local champions from the BCSA baseball tournament at Fullerton Fields in Bolivar Saturday, June 16.
Humansville's Freddie Weider was picked to play in the 2018 Abou Ben Adhem Shriners Hospital for Children Baseball Showcase Saturday, July 21, at Hammons Field in Springfield. The Tiger senior will be part of the East team.
Bolivar residents showed up in force at this year's Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce Bolivar Day at the Springfield Cardinals Tuesday night, June 12, at Springfield's Hammons Field.
In less than two weeks, Bolivar residents will take up a summer tradition: Bolivar Day at the Springfield Cardinals. The event, sponsored by the Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce, is set for Tuesday, June 12.
Bolivar's season ended for a second-straight year with a loss in Class 4 Sectionals to visiting Jefferson City Helias Catholic Tuesday night, May 22. The Liberators fell 4-2 to the Crusaders in a battle to the final out.
A battle of top-five ranked teams in the state highlighted the Class 1 District 7 championship baseball game Friday night, May 18, in Halfway. The No. 4-ranked Cardinals saw their reign as district champs end with a 4-0 loss to top-seed and No. 1-ranked Walnut Grove.
Marion C. Early's season ended in the Class 2 sectionals for a second-straight season Monday night, May 21 in Urbana. The Panthers fell 6-3 to host Skyline to end their season at 9-15.
Bolivar baseball pushed its winning streak to nine Tuesday night, May 15, as the team won a second-consecutive district championship. The Liberators topped top-seed Marshfield 4-2, after the Class 4 District 10 final was shifted west to Price Cutter Field in Ozark.
Marion C. Early withstood a seventh-inning rally by host Liberal to capture its second straight district title Wednesday night, May 16. The Panthers edged the top-seeded Bulldogs 5-4 in the Class 2 District 13 championship game.
Halfway's final tune-up for district baseball this week was a good one Thursday night, May 10. The Cardinals topped visiting No. 2-ranked Dora 2-1 in eight innings on a walk-off single by Kody Jenkins.
Southwest Baptist University's stay at Surprise, Arizona, was a brief one last week at the NCAA Division II Championships. The Bearcats fell 5-0 to No. 2-seed and eventual national champion Columbus State in the first round Wednesday, May 9.
Pleasant Hope baseball advanced to the Class 2 District 13 semifinals in a wild one Friday afternoon, May 11, at Liberal. The Pirates used a 10-run sixth inning to push them to a 17-8 win over four-seed Fair Play.
Bolivar's hope for a repeat tennis district title was halted with a comeback at No. 2 singles Wednesday night, May 9, at Bolivar Middle School. The Liberators fell 5-3 to visiting Warrensburg in the Class 1 District 12 championship match.
Marion C. Early capped the regular season and its home schedule with three home games against Summit Conference opponents. The Panthers dropped a 16-1 run-rule decision to visiting Fordland Monday night, May 7, in Morrisville.
Bolivar girls soccer won its home finale Friday night, May 4, over visiting Branson. The Lady Liberators posted another shutout with a 2-0 win over the Lady Pirates.
Southwest Baptist University baseball honored four seniors during a doubleheader with visiting Pittsburg State Saturday, May 5, at Dodson Field in Bolivar. The Bearcats dropped both games to the Gorillas, losing 16-9 in game one.