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Softball news

Softball camp will be July 13-15. This will be for grades 6-8. July 13 will be pitchers and catchers in grades 6-12 from 8-10:30. We will work on skills and drills and each pitcher will throw to a catcher. Friday, July 14, will begin with 6th-8th grade at 7:45-9:45. Morning campers will need to be

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Football team looking good

by Derek Scroggins Head ElDo Coach Q. How’s your football team this year? Doing very well. I’ve been impressed with their attitude and effort so far this summer. Q. I heard you went to a camp and did very well. Yes, we went to the Central Methodist University Football Camp and the boys did real

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2017 BULLDOG BASEBALL AWARD WINNERS

2017 BULLDOG BASEBALL AWARD WINNERS – On Monday evening, the El Dorado Springs baseball team held its 2017  awards banquet. First order of business was a delicious authentic taco dinner served by the parents of Orlando Guerrero. Then Head Coach Jeremy Barger presented his awards (from left): Riley Boyd- two awards – lowest ERA 1.2,

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At state track meet Goatley, Knoll set ElDo school records

by Head Track Coach Brian Goatley On Thursday, May 25, the El Dorado Springs State Track Qualifiers headed to Jefferson City for what would prove to be an exciting, yet stormy weekend. This was the weekend for the Class 3, 4 and 5 State Track Meet. We got there in time to get a little

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ECS BOYS TAKE 2ND IN STATE TRACK MEET

ECS BOYS TAKE 2ND IN STATE TRACK MEET – The MCSAA 2017 State Track Finals kicked off Friday night, May 5 at Junge Stadium in Joplin. Dash prelims, vault, long jump and 3200m run were a few of the events that took place; Athletes from ECHS medaled and set new PR’s in several of the

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ECS GIRLS TAKE 2ND AT STATE

ECS GIRLS TAKE 2ND AT STATE – The Lady Buffalo Track team won 2nd place at the 2017 MCSAA State Track meet on May 5 and 6 in Joplin. Pictured; l to r; Isabelle Bryson, Mindy Harper, Olivia Bryson, and Colbie Wood. Not pictured: Coaches; Drs. Mike & Cammie Housh and Mr. Kevin King. Results

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KARATE WINNERS

KARATE WINNERS – On Saturday, May 20, students from Van Dyk’s Karate representing Team VDK & Team S.W.A.T. travelled to St. Louis to compete in the 2017 Silver Sun Showdown a North American Sport Karate Association sanctioned event. Several competitors from all over the nation competed in this event and as always there was great

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HUNTER TAKES TIGER CHALLENGE

HUNTER TAKES TIGER CHALLENGE – On May 20,  Hunter Malensek representing Team VDK & Team S.W.A.T., traveled to Broken Arrow, OK, to compete in the 30th Annual Tiger Karate Challenge, an Oklahoma Karate Association sanctioned event. Several competitors from all over the Midwest competed in this event and as always there was great competition. Hunter,

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Three advance to state track meet

On Saturday, May 20, the track team travelled to Clinton for the Class 3, Section 4 Track meet.  This included the top four finishers from our district, district 7, and the top four from district 8, in each event.  The sectional meet determined who moves on to the State track meet which will be held

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Brief Sectional Track update

We had a great day on Saturday. The following kids have Qualified for State. Tyler Goatley -1600 and 3200. Ashley Knoll- 1600 and 3200. Ethan Parshall- Pole Vault ( set a School Record). Coach Goatley will be getting a more detailed report out later this afternooon.

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