Former Zizzer Takes Helm at Presentation College

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Good news from the Eastern front as West Plains Zizzers alumni Jacob Plocher has been hired as Head Women’s soccer coach at D3 Presentation College in Aberdeen, SD. Plocher was a 3-year Varsity Letter Winner at West Plains High School (2001-2003). He was named 2nd Team All-District Midfielder in in 2003. That’s a photo of […]

Ozark Conference Soccer: Joplin At Kickapoo Tonight!

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The 2012 Ozark Conference title will likely be decided Tuesday when Joplin visits Kickapoo. The two teams are undefeated in the Conference and if they needed additional incentive, the game will also establish the top seed for the Class 3 District 12 tournament. Joplin has a high-powered offense that will meet a strong, physical challenge […]

Three Classes For Girls Soccer in 2009

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This story has been contributed at my request by Coach Nick Schmitt, West Plains Zizzers. ================= In the Spring of 2009, Girls High School Soccer in Missouri will expand to 3 classes. Why is this happening? Do we really need three classes? What does it mean for the schools in Southwest Missouri? Why are we […]

Tom Davidson, Ozark Tigers, Reaches 500 Wins

I’ll be back with Nick Schmitt’s article by dinner time. Game pictures have been posted. Tom Davidson – A Family Man and a Man of Passion Tom Davidson grew up in Colorado, Springs, CO. He played soccer in high school and his Dad was his coach. Tom played sweeper a little bit in high school. […]

This Week In Springfield Missouri Soccer

Activity is beginning to heat up around the area, despite Mother Nature’s lack of cooperation. Time to get back into the swing of things, including stocking my Toyota Tacoma with Soccer Mom prerequisites – lawn chair, fleece blanket, sun screen, umbrella, you know the drill. I’ve got to get my camera and video camera prepped […]