The game was 61 years ago, but for Don Cunningham and John Burkey, the memories remain vividly clear.
A little snow and cold wind didn’t stop dedicated fans from cheering on the Bolivar High School Liberators basketball team as the players headed around town, escorted by police and fire vehicles, and to Springfield for the Missouri State High School Activities Association’s Class 5 state fin…
Liberator basketball punched its ticket to the Missouri State High School Activities Association’s Class 5 state title game Thursday afternoon, March 18, with a wild 61-51 comeback victory over St. Louis private school Lutheran South.
At the beginning of the season, Bolivar High School basketball coach Robby Hoegh said he saw his talented but young team’s success riding on one element — freeing themselves to put the team above the individual.
As his team prepared to face Class 5 District 10 No. 1 seed Willard, Bolivar High School girls basketball coach Ben Glasgow told the Lady Liberators they were a completely different team than they were at the beginning of the season.
SBU women’s track and field team is ranked No. 5 in the most recent Division II U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association poll.
Going into the fourth quarter of its courtwarming game against Springfield Catholic on Friday, Feb. 5, Liberator basketball charged back from a 6-point deficit at the break to take a narrow 31-29 lead.
Bolivar High School girls’ basketball has a pair of showdowns with Willard this season to inform how the team can approach its upcoming district tournament.
Liberator basketball may have struggled early in last month’s Blue & Gold Tournament, but Bolivar’s boys’ team rallied to claim sixth place in the prestigious Springfield tournament’s gold bracket.