On the Mississippi

Spoonbill season opens Saturday Paddlefish season on the Mississippi opens Saturday, Sept. 15, and runs through Dec. 15.

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Bulldogs edge Bisons 28-20

The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs utilized a strong second half performance to defeat the Buffalo Bisons 28-20 in the third game of the 2018 season. The Bisons began the night at their own 30-yard line after receiving the opening kickoff. Buffalo put together a thirteen-play drive that culminated with a 9-yard touchdown run to put

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Bulldogs No. 1 in new conference

After Friday night’s 28-20 nailbiter win over visiting Buffalo, the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs are No. 1 in the new Ozark Mountain Conference. The Bulldogs’ opponent for this Friday night, Cole Camp, is second in conference standings because they have only played one conference opponent. Cole Camp has a perfect 3-0 overall record. They are

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Justin Angel wins ABA 2019 season opener

American Bass Anglers Division 126 held their 2019 season opener on Stockton Lake Sept. 8, 2018. Justin Angel won with 11.97 lbs anchored with Big Bass of the tournament, a 4.06 lb. largemouth. Angel won $817.  Second place went to Brandon Rummel with 11.93 lbs. Coming in 3rd was Kevin Jackson with 10.94 lbs. They

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Fish Gigging seasons opens Sept. 15-Jan. 31

What is Fish Gigging? Gigging consists of spearing fish rather than catching them with a hook and line. It is primarily a nighttime activity and is most effective in shallow, clear water. Fish harvested by gigging are known generally as “suckers.” They are collected in this manner because traditional angling methods are not effective for

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ECS COMPETES

ECS COMPETES – The 2018 El Dorado Christian Cross Country Team traveled to Bolivar, Missouri on Saturday, Sept. 1, to compete in the SWCCA/ Richard Clark Invitational sponsored by Southwest Baptist University. The Buffalos were excited and ready to hit the course. The number of cross country participants increased this year from approximately 1,000 in

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LITTLE BUFFALOS KICKING UP DUST

LITTLE BUFFALOS KICKING UP DUST – They might be little, but that doesn’t stop the ECS junior high Lady Buffalos from stirring up dust. The Little Ladies kicked off their season in Blue Springs against the Plaza Heights Lions on Thursday night, Aug. 30.   The girls played hard; they had great sets, serves and

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ECHS VOLLEYBALL IN FULL SWING

ECHS VOLLEYBALL IN FULL SWING -The ECHS Lady Buffalo’s volleyball season is definitely underway. Head Coach Kelly Bryson and her girls have had three-out-of-five games on the road. With a 3 and 3 record, the young team is getting stronger mentally and physically with each game. Coach Bryson’s starting six for the 2018 season is

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MDC moves forward with Schell-Osage wetland renovation project

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is in the early stages of a major renovation for wetlands, levees and Schell Lake at the Schell-Osage Conservation Area. It is anticipated that some tree removal where construction will occur will begin this fall and winter. The renovation will improve the area’s wetlands for waterfowl and shorebirds, improve

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