JUST ANNOUNCED: The Northeast Vernon County Knights scheduled to be at their home field in Walker Monday as they host Northwest High School, out of Hughesville, has been postponed due to wet field conditions. The Class 1 Sectional round contest has been rescheduled for Tuesday. Northeast Vernon sits at 6-9 on the season, while Northwest carries an 11-14 mark into the contest at Knight Field. First pitch is set for 5:00 P.M.
Several members of the Nevada High School boys track squad will be headed to the Class 4 Missouri State Track and Field meet next weekend at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. The top finish was turned in by the Tigers 4 x 100 meter relay team of Taylor Manes, Chaden Brandt, Michael Brown and Ryan Ferris who won the Class 4 Sectional 3 meet at Eldon in a new school record time of 43.51 seconds. The same group turned in a 3rd place run in the 4 x 200 meter relay with a time of 1:30.98, also a new NHS record, to qualify for state. Manes will compete in Jefferson City in the boys 100 meter dash after finishing 2nd at Sectionals. The top four finishers advance to the state meet. The Nevada Lady Tigers just missed getting a state qualifier as they finished 5th in the 4 x 100 meter relay (Carsten Warner, Mindy Hendren, Jansen Miller & Reagan Bradley) and Carsten Warner was 5th in the long jump. The Class 4 Missouri State Track and Field Meet will be held this Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Prelims are set for Friday. The top 8 finishers in the prelims will advance to the finals on Saturday.