As District play-offs begin today, please remember it is only a game. The featured photo was taken on May 19th following Parkview's win over Joplin in the District 12 title game. Head Coach Ed Miller gathered post-game with his senior players. Three days later, on May 22nd, the tornado struck Joplin and changed thousands of lives. Here's a song written and … [Read more...] about It’s Only A Game
Archives for October 2011
UPDATED with new times for Saturday's games - The District tournament will be held at Central (Springfield) High School, with a pair of play-in games on Saturday October 29th. The semifinal games are scheduled for November 1st followed by the Final on November 3rd. The Carthage Tigers are the defending 3 time champions, having reached the State Quarterfinals in 2010 where … [Read more...] about Missouri Class 3 District 12 Soccer: Joplin Eagles Top Seed
I don't know where I'll rank in headline writing when my story is written, but I've got a three topics I want to cover today. Recruiting, Heath and finally, his final regular season home game scheduled for this Sunday. If you want to understand the first two, you owe it to yourself to attend the "Legacy Game" between Missouri State and SIUE at 6:00 pm Sunday. Heath can … [Read more...] about Where Does Heath Melugin Rank in Springfield Soccer History?
With identical 8-1 Conference records, the Joplin Eagles, Kickapoo Chiefs and Waynesville Tigers share the 2011 Ozark Conference title. Waynesville ensured a share with their win Wednesday evening at Glendale, a 2-1 overtime affair. UPDATE - per Nelson Morgan's comment, it is the first Ozark Conference title for the Tigers. Congratulations boys. For the Eagles, it was their … [Read more...] about Ozark Conference Title Finishes In Three-Way Tie
The District tournament will be held at Bolivar High School, with a play-in game on Saturday October 29th. The semifinal games are scheduled for October 31st followed by the Final on November 1st. The Bolivar Liberators are the 3 time defending champions, reaching the State Quarterfinals in 2010 where they lost to Marshall. Seed School Record 1 Bolivar (15-6) 2 … [Read more...] about Missouri Class 2 District 9 Soccer: Bolivar Liberators Top Seed