At halftime during a basketball game her freshman year at Walnut Grove High School, Tammy Erwin recalled receiving heartbreaking news.
Several Polk County girls basketball teams will look for fresh starts after struggling last season, while Humansville will seek to continue its upward trajectory following a successful 2018-19 campaign.
With no time showing on the clock in the game’s fourth, first-to-score overtime period, Liberator basketball found itself tied up 34-34 with Willard at the 2019 Sonic Freedom Shootout blue bracket championship game, Thursday, May 30.
At a Marion C. Early basketball game in the late 1950s, upperclassman Bob Lowery watched from across the court as coach Wayne Keltner talked with the officials and the opposing team’s coach.
Southwest Baptist University men’s basketball team was able to advance past the first round of the MIAA tournament in its final year in the MIAA, beating Lindenwood University 76-75 Wednesday, March 6, before falling to Washburn University 58-77 Thursday.
No. 1 district seed Nevada shot aggressively as the Lady Tigers downed Bolivar High School’s girls basketball team 58-33 in the Class 4 District 13 semifinal round Friday, March 1, in Pleasant Hill.
For three minutes in the fourth quarter of Halfway’s Class 1 District 4 championship game against Chadwick, Friday, Feb. 22, it looked like the recently crowned Polk County League co-champions might just stage a comeback.
Bolivar’s girls basketball team won a hard fought game over Notre Dame de Sion 49-45 Monday, Feb. 25. The Lady Liberators will advance to the next round of the Class 4 District 13 tournament at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Pleasant Hill against No. 1 seed Nevada.