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Bowling Green Track Teams Battle At Centralia

Bowling Green Track teams compete at Centralia High School on Thursday, April 5. In the men’s division the Bowling Green Bobcats came in second with a score of 216. The Lady ‘Cats had a score of 209 to place second. MEN’S RESULTS 100 Meters – Brenden Henderson, 12.12, 3rd; Matt kay, 12.20, 5th; Javan Moore, 12.64, 10th; […]

Salmon Signs With Webster University

2018 Van-Far graduate Walter Salmon, Jr., signed a letter of intent at Webster University to compete in track and field. Salmon signed the letter in a ceremony on Wednesday, March 28. Pictured, front row (l-r): Angella Baldwin, mother; Walter; Bransen Salmon, brother; and Andre Salmon, uncle. Second row: Cris Cross and Kevin Baldwin, Van-Far track coaches. […]

Community Congratulates Van-Far State Champs

Bring out the band and the fire trucks, police cars, trucks and the motorcycles! A congratulatory parade and recognition ceremony was held at Van-Far last week for the Class 2 State Champion Indians basketball team on Thursday, March 15. Coaches Pat Connaway and Brett Reading addressed those attending the ceremony following the parade. Above, Caden […]

Van-Far Indians Win State Championship!

Indians Come From Behind To Win State Crown In Dramatic Overtime Thriller Van-Far junior Trey Miller scored the first basket of the state championship game against Hayti, muscled up a bucket to tie the game and force overtime and then hit the final shot that captured the MSHSAA Class 2 title for the Indians in […]

Indians Clinch Semifinal Victory Over Mid-Buchanan

“They’re resilient. They won’t quit. We don’t give up.” He added later that he and Assistant Coach Brett Reading had a good feeling after the third quarter despite being outscored by Hayti 12-10 in that frame. He noted that they urged the boys to keep their heads in it. He said the big boards and […]

Van-Far Indians Punch ticket To State With OT Win Over Milan In Quarterfinal Tilt

Down 15 in the second half, it wasn’t a miracle that propelled the Van-Far Indians to the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown, it was preparation, skill and a belief in team that pushed the Indians to a 53-49 overtime win over Milan in the Class 2 Quarterfinal. The Indians were ahead late in the first quarter as […]

Season Ends For Lady Cats With Narrow Loss In State Sectional

The Lady Bobcats gave Clark County one of their toughest games of the season, but fell to the Lady Indians 49-42 in the MSHSAA Class 3 Sectional on Wednesday at Moberly Area Community College. Clark County would win again on Saturday to advance the this week’s Show-Me Showdown in Springfield. In the sectional, it was […]

Indians knock off home team for district championship

The Van-Far Indians packed top-seeded Canton’s home court with fans and battled their way to a 67-64 district championship in the Class 2 District 6 tournament on Saturday, Feb. 24. Van-Far had a tough week with an opening round win over Clopton and managed to hold off Louisiana in the semifinal. Canton had a relatively […]

Lady Cats Earn District Title On Pair Of Exciting upsets

The third-seeded Bowling Green Lady Cats upset (2) Lutheran St. Charles and top-seeded Christian to win the title in the Class 3 District 7 tournament. The Lady Cats played brilliantly as a unit and adjusted quickly on offense. They also suffocated teams with their high octane defense. Most fans knew to expect a low scoring […]

Both Bowling Green Teams Take Down Host School To Open District Tournament

 The Bowling Green Bobcats withstood a third quarter Winfield comeback to down the Warriors 59-53 in the opening round of the MSHSAA Class 3 District 7 Tournament on Saturday. Corey Bell scored the first six points for Bowling Green and Kameron Worley drained a big three pointer in the first quarter, but the Bobcats […]

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