Sports

El Dorado Springs has Olympic trials athlete

Emilyn Dearman, a CNA at Community Springs Healthcare Facility in El Dorado Springs, has qualified for the Olympic trials in June 2020. Emilyn is a Teaching and Leadership Graduate Assistant currently working on her graduate degree in Health, Human Performance and Recreation.  She was a member of Pitt State track and field team from 2013-2017.

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Board approves moving softball to spring

At its Oct. 10 meeting, the El Dorado Springs R-II School Board approved moving softball to spring for 2020-21. All board members were present except Chad Whitesell. In executive session, Supt. Mark Koca gave notice of his intent to retire at the end of the school year. In his budget update, Supt. Koca said student

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Dogs win 48-34

Bulldogs tame Tigers to win homecoming and keep Cedar County Bowl by Coach Kelley Beckner Well, I guess the only place to start this week is by saying, ‘How bout them dogs?!?’ What a great overall experience for our kids and community last Friday. Between preparing for the game and Homecoming, it was just an

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VOLLEYDOGS WIN STOCKTON TOURNAMENT

VOLLEYDOGS WIN STOCKTON TOURNAMENT – ElDo played in the Stockton Tournament Saturday, Oct. 5. They finished 5-1 in their pool, split with Parkview, beat Buffalo and beat Diamond. In bracket play, they took on Sarcoxie and Cabool, winning both games in two sets.  For the Championship Game, they defeated Stockton in three sets. Back row

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SOFTBALLL SENIOR NIGHT

SOFTBALLL SENIOR NIGHT – On Thursday, Oct. 3, the El Dorado Springs softball program observed senior night. Those honored (from left) were #1  Asst. Coach Rick Calbert, Brooke Larsen, Allyson Snodgrass, Madison Hacker and Head Coach Alyssa Sargent. Brooke Larsen is the daughter of Ryan and Amanda Larsen. Brooke has played softball all four years

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Bulldogs tame Butler Bears 46-14

The Bulldogs of El Dorado Springs had an excellent showing this past Friday as they beat the Bears of Butler by a score of 46-14. I thought it was an exciting game to be a part of. Butler brought everything they had throwing punch for punch. I knew there would be a chance of it

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Cross Country has busy week

by Coach Brian Goatley The El Dorado Springs Cross Country team had a busy but successful week, last week. On Saturday, Sept. 14, the El Dorado Springs cross country team traveled to Hermitage to run at the Outlet park, over by the Pomme De Terre Lake Dam.  This is memorable for the athletes, as they

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ElDo Volleyball in full swing

ElDo volleyball has been in full swing the past couple weeks.  We are currently 7-0 in the regular season, and 3-0 in Conference play.  The Varsity will travel to the Strafford Tournament on Saturday to take on some tough competition. Stat Leaders: vs. Lockwood Serving %-Reese Schaaf, Tristyn Marshall, Brooke Ehlers-100% Service Receptions-Tristyn Marshall-11 Kills-Tevi

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Bulldogs hang tough against Blue Birds

by Head Coach Kelley Beckner After three weeks of traveling, the ElDo Bulldogs opened up a home stand with a strong showing against the Blue Birds from Cole Camp. It was a hard-fought victory that had plays to cheer for in all phases of the game.  I was extremely proud of the team’s composure throughout

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FAST AND TOUGH

FAST AND TOUGH  – ECS freshman Olivia Bryson placed 7th in the Class IA Division, on September 7, 2019 at the SWCCA/Richard Clark Invitational in Bolivar.  Olivia also medaled at the Cottey College Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 14 placing 12th out of 73.

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