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Sports news from the Mountain Grove Panthers, Cabool Bulldogs, Hartville Eagles and more!

Scheduling change for Panther Sports

(Mountain Grove, MO) – Mountain Grove Schools athletic director, Brandon Rogers, says football success leads to a tournament change.

With the varsity basketball season underway, the stands are filling up in Mountain Grove’s new arena, Rogers says fans have been good to help keep it looking nice.

Football District Semi-Final Round

(Mountain Grove, MO) — This week is the semi-final round of District Play for football teams across the Ozarks.

Class 6 – District 4
#4 Rockhurst vs # 1 Kickapoo  26-3 FINAL
#6 Raymore-Peculiar vs #2 Lees Summit West  13-20 FINAL
Class 5 – District 4
#4 Branson vs #1 Glendale  20-56 FINAL
#3 Lebanon vs #2 Ozark  13-27 FINAL
Class 5 – District 5
#4 Willard vs #1 Carthage  14-28 FINAL
#3 Neosho vs #2 Nixa  24-24 OVERTIME
Class 4 – District 5
#4 Bolivar vs #1 Carl Junction  21-50 FINAL
#3 West Plains vs #2 Webb City  6-42 FINAL
Class 4 – District 4
#6 Rolla vs #2 Union  35-14 FINAL
Class 4 – District 6
#5 Nevada vs #1 Harrisonville  0-40 FINAL
Class 3 – District 4
#4 Mount Vernon vs #1 Reeds Spring  26-20 FINAL
#3 Cassville vs #2 Monett  21-35 FINAL
Class 2 – District 3
#4 Diamond vs #1 MV-BT/Liberty  14-65 FINAL
#3 Ava vs #2 Mountain Grove  0-27 FINAL
Class 2 – District 4
#4 Stockton vs #1 Lamar  19-70 FINAL
#6 El Dorado Springs vs #2 Fair Grove  6-38 FINAL
Class 1 – District 2
#4 Sarcoxie vs #1 Ash Grove  0-38 FINAL
#3 Pierce City vs #2 Thayer  13-40 FINAL
Class 1 – District 3
#3 Adrian vs #2 Lockwood  7-21 FINAL
#4 Drexel vs #1 Cass-Midway  14-27 FINAL
Class 1 – District 4
#4 Appleton City vs #1 Lincoln  0-42 4th Quarter
#3 Crest Ridge vs #2 Skyline  30-57 FINAL

First Week of Football District Play

(Mountain Grove, MO) — This Friday was the first week of District Play for football teams across the Ozarks.

Class 6 – District 4
#1 Kickapoo vs #8 Lee’s Summit North  45-0 FINAL
#2 Lee’s Summit West vs #7 Joplin  42-7 FINAL
#3 Lee’s Summit vs #6 Raymore-Peculiar 7-21 FINAL
#4 Rockhurst vs #5 Park Hill  21-14 FINAL
Class 5 – District 4
#3 Lebanon vs #6 Springfield Central  51-24 FINAL
#4 Branson vs #5 Waynesville  15-6 FINAL
Class 5 – District 5
#3 Neosho vs #6 Republic  35-7 FINAL
#4 Willard vs #5 Parkview  43-14 FINAL
Class 4 – District 5
#1 Carl Junction vs #8 McDonald County  56-12 FINAL
#2 Webb City vs #7 Marshfield  49-14 FINAL
#3 Camdenton vs #6 West Plains  28-29 FINAL
#4 Hillcrest vs #4 Bolivar  24-55 FINAL
Class 4 – District 4
#3 St. Clair vs #6 Rolla  28-31 FINAL
Class 3 – District 1
#4 Potosi vs #5 Salem  34-24 FINAL
Class 3 – District 3
#1 Owensville vs #8 Buffalo  69-28 FINAL
#2 Osage vs #7 St. James  28-25 FINAL
#3 Springfield Catholic vs #6 Eldon  0-32 FINAL
#4 Sullivan vs #5 Rogersville  46-30 FINAL
Class 3 – District 4
#1 Reeds Spring vs #8 Aurora  28-18 FINAL
#2 Monett vs #7 Seneca  35-11 FINAL
#3 Cassville vs #6 East Newton  63-15 FINAL
#4 Mount Vernon vs #5 Hollister  44-20 FINAL
Class 2 – District 3
#1 MV-BT/Liberty vs #8 Houston  55-0 FINAL
#2 Mountain Grove vs #7 Cuba  62-16 FINAL
#3 Ava vs #6 Strafford  18-0 FINAL
#4 Diamond vs #5 Willow Springs  27-24 FINAL
Class 2 – District 4
#1 Lamar vs #8 Warsaw  64-3 FINAL
#2 Fair Grove #7 California  59-24 FINAL
#3 Cole Camp vs #6 El Dorado Springs  6-26 FINAL
#4 Stockton vs #5 Versailles  28-21 FINAL
Class 1 – District 2
#1 Ash Grove vs #8 Miller  47-14 FINAL
#2 Thayer vs #7 Pleasant Hope  53-8 FINAL
#3 Pierce City vs #6 Marionville  33-0 FINAL
#4 Sarcoxie vs #5 Cabool  31-24 FINAL
Class 1 – District 3
#1 Midway vs #8 Rich Hill  44-24 FINAL
#2 Lockwood vs #7 Liberal  48-28 FINAL
#3 Adrian vs #6 Jasper  21-13 FINAL
#4 Drexel vs #5 Archie  36-17 FINAL
Class 1 – District 4
#1 Lincoln vs #8 Osceola  48-0 FINAL
#2 Skyline vs #7 Lone Jack  65-0 FINAL
#3 Crest Ridge vs #6 Windsor  30-12 FINAL
#4 Appleton City vs #5 Tipton  60-32 FINAL

Mountain Grove Facing An Undefeated Ava Bear Team Friday Night

In sports, tomorrow night the Mountain Grove Panther football team heads to Ava to face coach Swoffard and the Ava bears. Week three of the 100th season of Panther football looks to be the biggest test of the season yet. The Ava bears are 2 and O after defeating Marshfield 42 to 13 in week one and then last week shutting out Lighthouse Christian 42 zip. Willow Springs, Mountain View and Salem are also undefeated after week two. Tune in to hear Mountain Grove head coach Rich Adkins Friday morning at 7:15 on Jim Bachowski of Southern Missouri Investments coaches corner to talk about preparations this week for tomorrow night’s contest in Ava.

Remind friends and family around the globe to tune in to 925thegrove.com to hear tomorrow night’s broadcast pre-game show starting at 6:30.

Panthers Claim Victory In Season Opener

And the Mountain Grove Panther’s started the football season last Friday in Aurora. The first half was a back and forth affair, but early in the 2nd half, the panther’s took and kept the lead, with the call of the game, here’s The Grove Sports Director, Rick Masters…

The Panthers scored two additional touchdowns to start the season with a win, 35 to 14 over Aurora. Panther’s are at home this week hosting Strafford. Find all of the SCA scores on our website 9-2-5-the-grove-dot-com.

Panthers over Dora 13 to Zero in 3 Innings

The Mountain Grove Panthers claim a win on the road in what was a very short ballgame. The final from Dora is 13 Mountain Grove to 0 Dora. The Panther’s on the diamond and on the air 3PM. If they win that game, they will be back in action at 5PM.

Friday Morning Sports Report

The Mizzou Tigers fell to the Georgia Bulldogs the other day in Columbia in a close match 60-57. Mizzou’s next game will be tomorrow at 3PM against Texas A&M.

The Missouri State Bears beat the Drake Bulldogs in Iowa this week 79-70. Their next game will be a home game today against Evansville and Sunday the Bears will travel to play against Southern Illinois.

The Missouri State Lady Bears are hoping for a better homestand this weekend than the last one they went through. Their most recent weekend at JQH Arena ended in a couple of Missouri Valley Conference losses – to Drake and Northern Iowa. That ended a perfect conference start to the season and dropped the Lady Bears out of first place in the league. Missouri State sits in fifth place in the league race.

In the NFL, the Patriots play the Broncos sunday at 2PM, and the Cardinals play the Panthers Sunday Night at 5:40PM.

The Mountain Grove Panther Boys had to cancel their game against Norwood on Tuesday night due to weather hopefully they’ll get to make up that game. Panthers will take on the #1 ranked team in Class 2, the Hartville Eagles, this evening.  Hopefully they’ll get to play that game tonight with both schools being out due to weather conditions. Next week, the Panther Classic in Mountain Grove gets under way, and the girls will be traveling to Mansfield for the Mansfield Tournament. The Panther JV will be making up the Willow Springs Tournament this Saturday.

Panthers Beat Licking

The Mountain Grove Panthers won last night over Licking in a close match up, 64 to 57.

The leading scorers are of no surprise, DJ McNew had 25 points, Otwell had 15 and Coffman had 11.

The Panther’s will play Friday night in Willow Springs.

Panther Basketball Teams in Action

The Mountain Grove Lady Panther basketball team will be at home tonight hosting Norwood. The Lady Panthers will also be hosting Conway Thursday night. Also tonight the 7th and 8th grade boys will be hosting Licking. And then tomorrow night the 5-0 Panther boys will be hosting Mansfield.

Mountain Grove Basketball Teams In Action This Week

The Mountain Grove Panther Lady Panther basketball team will be in action tonight. The lady Panthers will be hosting Seymour. And then tomorrow night the Panther boys get back into action traveling to Fordland. Junior high basketball also continues this week with the girls hosting Liberty tonight and the boys hosting Cabool tomorrow night.