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Community Rallies Behind Coach Chance With Activities Including 5K Event

While it has been a difficult couple of months for Matt Chance and his family, it has also been marked with a great deal of love and support from the community they call home. Chance has spent the past several years leading the cross country and track teams to titles and championships at Bowling Green […]

Groshong Signs With CMU

Silex High School baseball player Colton Groshong has signed to continue on the diamond with Central Methodist University. Groshong was a leader for an Owls team that reached the district championship game his senior season. As a junior, the team competed in the MSHSAA Class 1 final four, falling in the semifinal for a third […]

Bowling Green Relay Team Wins Another State Championship

Bobcats Compete At State Track Meet Bowling Green track athletes competed in the Class 3 state track meet over the weekend. (The following results were reported by Coach Matt Chance.) The 4×800 relay team of Hannah Kroencke, Kate Klott, Erin Martin and Quinn Grote collected their second consecutive state championship. The team also set a […]

Van-Far Knocks Off Hawks For District Title;

Indians Fall In Sectional To St. Vincent The district championship momentum carried right into the state sectional game on Monday as Van-Far snagged an early lead over St. Vincent. The sky was bright and a win at the sectional game would mean Van-Far would host the state quarterfinal. But just as the clouds covered the […]

Van-Far Indians Are Class 1 State Champs

The Van-Far Indians and Lady Indians who qualified for state track traveled to Jefferson City High School at Adkins Stadium on Friday, May 19 and Saturday, May 20 to compete in the Class 1 MSHSAA Championship. The Van-Far Indians scored 68 total points to become the Class 1 State Champions for 2017. Two school records […]

Bobcats Headed To Championship Following Big Win Over Elsberry

The big bat of Lane Sutton came through in a big way for Bowling Green in the Class 3 District 7 semifinal over Elsberry on Monday, May 15. Sutton’s two-run walk-off blast in the bottom of the eighth inning sealed a 7-5 victory for the Bobcats who are hosting the district tournament. The win was […]

Louisiana Wins State Scholar Bowl

The Louisiana High School Bulldogs are the 2017 MSHSAA Class 2 State Scholar Bowl Champions! The team competed at the University of Missouri-Columbia on Friday, May 5th. In the preliminary rounds Louisiana defeated Thayer 560-190, College Heights Christian 430-220, and Osceola 390-160. They averaged 460 points per game. That average and their 3-0 record in […]

Three-Peat For Van-Far Boys At District Track In New Haven

The Class 1 District 1 track meet was held Saturday, May 6 at New Haven High School. The Van-Far boys placed first as a team to bring home first place hardware for the third straight year with a score of 152. Clopton Hawks placed 8th with 25 points; and Silex 14th, 5 points. The top […]

Van-Far Golf Team Wins District Meet

Louisiana, Silex Have Golfers Qualify For Sectionals; Bowling Green Competes In Class 2 District 6 Today The weather was dreary, but the Van-Far golf team didn’t let it be a setback as they tied for first place in the Class 1 District 6 meet at Norwoods Golf Club in Hannibal on Monday, May 1. The […]

Local Track Teams Compete In Louisiana Invitational

Several local track teams competed in the Louisiana Invitational on April 25. The Bowling Green boy’s and girl’s teams each collected first place finishes at the event. The boy’s had 196 points, Van-Far boy’s finished second with 147, Louisiana was fourth with 68, and Clopton was fifth with 35. The Bowling Green girl’s had 213 […]

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