Runners Cross the Last Finish Line of the Season

Ella Day, Writer

November 16, 2018

Eighth grade cross country runners ran their last meet at COC in Joplin on October 11, 2018. Over the season, runners placed and won many medals. The team placed at many of their meets. Co-coaches Amanda Disseler and Matthew Lee...

Nike: Going Big or Going Broke

Leah Morris, Writer

November 15, 2018

“I’ll never buy from them again.” It’s been nearly a month since Nike released their ad in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the “Just Do It” campaign. The ad is very controversial, featuring Colin Kaeperni...

OJH Football Season Recap

Shaeley Combs, Writer

October 25, 2018

With only one game left, the 8th grade football team doesn’t have very much time left in their season. So far, the team has competed in five games, won two, lost two, and tied one. The team’s coach knows a thing or t...

Golf is a Way of Life For One Freshman

Ashlie Mayes, Writer

October 25, 2018

When other ninth graders are at home doing homework, Maddie Greenlee will be found on the Golf Course. She is the only freshman and has to continue pushing to get better. “It is challenging being the only freshman on varsi...

Boys and Girls Basketball Off-Season Begins

Ella Day, Writer

October 25, 2018

Basketball off-season has officially started for players that want to try out at the end of October. At off-season practices, players get back in shape to start a new season. Off-season started at the end of August and will go t...

Local all-stars

Thomas Rushing, Video Editor

March 1, 2018

Ozark faced the number one team in the nation, the Oak Hill Warriors at John Q. Hammons Arena in the last game of the first round for the 2018 Tournament of Champions January 11. Ozark lost to Oak Hill Academy 84-64 and and...

An Olympic Finish

Thomas Rushing, Video Editor

March 1, 2018

After 16 days the PyeongChang Winter Olympics has finally ended and now the world will have to wait another four years to see the best winter sport athletes in the world compete in the next Olympics in Beijing. Shaun Whit...

OJH softball try-outs set to begin

Maggie Kensinger, Sunshine Editor

February 28, 2018

February 19 the Ozark Junior High School softball season begins. Tryouts will be held at the high school softball field if the weather permits, otherwise tryouts will be held in the Ozark Junior High east gym. On February 12 tryouts...

Super Bowl Commercials 2K18

Chloi Garrison, Sports Editor

February 28, 2018

Lakyn Cox, a freshman at Ozark Junior High School, watched Super Bowl LII, where the Patriots and Eagles went head to head to fight for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. With the Eagles first ever Super Bowl win, all of the players we...

Winter Olympics Open in South Korea

Claire Reynolds, Editorial Editor

February 28, 2018

From February 9 to February 25, the 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Every athlete is aiming for gold in one of the 15 sports available so the competition is fierce. To kick it all off, the world...

Bama’s back

Thomas Rushing, Video Editor

February 27, 2018

Alabama and Georgia. Two teams from the SEC battled it out in Atlanta in the new Mercedes Benz Superdome for the College Football Playoff.     This was the fourth ever College Football Playoff game after the change fro...

Pass, shoot, score

Chloi Garrison, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017

The eighth grade girls have started the season with a record of 3-0. The team played Carl Junction on December 1 and came out with a win. Coach Rumfelt says, “The team has been working very hard and has started off the season ...

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