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Posted January 29, 2015 at 10:20 am

El Dorado Springs youth wrestler, Dominic Plummer, won 1st place in the Fort Scott Tournament for the age 10 and under 75-79 lb. weight class on Saturday, Jan. 24.

    Lady Bulldogs advance in Clinton Tournament

    The Lady Bulldogs traveled to Skyline for a regular season game on Thursday, Jan. 22.

    The Lady Bulldogs started out the game on a high note going on a 12-0 run in the first quarter. The Lady Tigers of Skyline would fight back closing to within 3 before the first half buzzer sounded.

    In the third quarter, the game went back and forth with Skyline taking advantage and the lead right before the fourth quarter. In the fourth quarter, the Lady Bulldogs tied the game at 50, but

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    NEVC Wins Homecoming Games

    Girls : 44-37

    Boys : 44-38

    SHORT RANGE JUMPER – Senior Karliegh Conner got a good look at the rim in the Lady Knights homecoming game against the Calhoun Eagles.

    AHEAD OF THE BRIGADE – Freshman Maddison Ashby (32) goes for a layup on a fast break in her team’s 44-37 homecoming victory over the Calhoun Lady Eagles.

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    The 3rd/4th Grade Basketball Team won second place in the January Shootout in El Dorado Springs on Saturday, Jan.17. Pictured are: back row from left – Hannah Carpenter, Cassidy Shane, Chloe Middleton, Tasia Weber, Brodi McNeece and Macie Mays; front row from left – Paiden Smith, Hope Hearting, Tenlie Steward and Grace Kinnett. Not Pictured: Kaitlyn Smith, and Coaches Jarrod Mays and Brad Steward.

    8th grade basketball boys report

    by Coach David Carpenter

    Monday-Warsaw Tourney played Warsaw. Lost 38-21 to eventual tourney champion Warsaw. Kids played hard, we just did not have a good night. All kids played several minutes each.

    Tanner Witt-three points, Trey Babcock-six pts., Dagan McIntire two pts., Shelby McKinney six pts, Kielan Jaques two pts., Skyler Ricci two points.

    Tuesday – Regular season game at Pleasant Hope – Kids played very well. Bulldogs led the entire game. All kids logged a lot of playing time. Team had really good

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    JV Girls lose to Fair Grove

    On Monday night at home, the El Dorado Springs Bulldogs JV Girls lost to Fair Grove 29-43.

    The leading scorers were Paige Esry with 6 points and Hannah Kruckenberg and Anyssa Salazar with 4 points each.

    Coach David Rogers said, “We played much better in the second half and we are improving each week.”

    UP FOR GRABS – Bulldog Kinli Simmons goes in for a layup against the Fair Grove Eagles at home Monday

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    Coach wrestling with flu, injuries

    On Monday, the Sun spoke with Bulldog Wrestling Coach Justin Stratton.

    We went to Adrian. We actually did pretty good at Adrian. We wrestled Summit and we were able to beat them 52 – 12.

    We wrestled Sherwood. We had beaten them by three points earlier in the year so it was a very close match. This time, we beat them 51 –


    We wrestled Adrian which is a very stout team. They beat us 69 – 12. We

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    Tammy Williams inducted into Northwestern’s Hall of Fame

    Tammy Williams, formerly of Roscoe, Northwestern’s first four-time All-American in softball, was inducted into the NU Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Hilton Orrington Hotel in Evanston, IL. The Northwestern Athletics Hall of Fame was inaugurated in 1984 to honor former athletics, coaches and administrators who have helped establish a proud tradition in intercollegiate competition at Northwestern. Individuals are eligible for Hall of Fame recognition beginning five years after their final competitions at NU.

    Tammy is currently an assistant coach at

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    Lady Bulldogs take 3rd in Skyline Tournament

    On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs traveled to Skyline to play their second round game against Fair Grove. The Lady Bulldogs started out on a positive note as they worked the ball offensively and were able to get out to an early 14-9 lead. In the second quarter the Lady Bulldogs struggled to push the lead out and dealt with some foul trouble and turnovers. The Lady Eagles of Fair Grove were able to tie up the game with a half court buzzer beater.

    In the second half

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    On Friday night at halftime of the Courtwarming game, the ECS 2013-14 team received the 1st place trophy they thought they had lost. The trophy is for the 2013 MOKAN Tournament championship. The team that originally placed first was disqualified for breaking MOKAN conference rules. Therefore, each team moved up one spot. The members of that team are: (back row, from left) Assistant Coach Randy J. Bland, Bailee Bybee, Toni Hallam, Tiffani Hallam, Rachel Jones, Chaney Housh and Coach Tim Scott; (front row from left) Lindsay

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