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Bulldogs lose to Bears in overtime

by Coach Joel Braden The Bulldogs lost on Tuesday on senior night to Butler 70-59 in overtime. Score by quarters ElDo       1st  2nd  3rd 4th  OT                  14   13     16   16     0 Butler       9    15     10 

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NICE HARDWARE

NICE HARDWARE – Students from Van Dyk’s Karate competed in the Midwest Open Karate Tournament on Feb. 4 in Neosho. These competitors did very well and brought home some very nice hardware. Taylin Oberly competed in the 10-11 Youth Intermediate Division and placed 2nd in Open Hand Forms, 3rd in Traditional Weapons Forms and 2nd

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HARD WORK BRINGS REWARDS

HARD WORK BRINGS REWARDS – On the evening of  Feb. 4, the Southwest Association of Tournaments hosted their Annual Awards Banquet in Neosho on the Campus of Crowder College. Students from Van Dyk’s Karate were present to be honored for the hard work they put in during the 2016 Tournament Points Race. Beautiful plaques and

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1,000 POINTS

1,000 POINTS – Elijah Buttorff, son of Nathan and Dana Buttorff, hit the 1,000 mark while playing the Hume Hornets, Tuesday night, Jan. 31. The 6’ 8” junior has played with the El Dorado Christian Buffalos for three seasons.  Throughout Elijah’s high school career, ECH Head Coach Travis Cole has named Elijah Player of the

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Bulldog wrestlers compete well

In our home tournament, we wrestled Hollister to start off. We wrestled pretty good against them. We were open in the lighter weights where they were full so we spotted quite a few points right there. We lost a couple of key match-ups against kids that we had beaten the weekend before. That kinda cost

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KARATE KIDS RECEIVE AWARDS

KARATE KIDS RECEIVE AWARDS – On Jan. 28 students representing Van Dyk’s Karate travelled to Tulsa, OK, to compete in the Oklahoma Karate Association Season opener. Yet again it was a very successful event with hundreds of competitors from all over the Midwest region.  Mason Gardner competed in the 10-11 Youth Intermediate Division and placed

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PAIGE BOWLS THEM OVER

PAIGE BOWLS THEM OVER – Paige Esry was the best ball handler in the Lady Bulldogs Thursday night game against the Warsaw Wildcats. She repeatedly drew fouls and converted every one into points except one making her the leading scorer. Coupled with some deadly 3 point shooting from Anyssa Salazar and solid play from the

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JV LOSES NAIL BITER

JV LOSES NAIL BITER – Tiffany Nikodim drives in traffic against the Warsaw Lady Bobcats Thursday evening at home for two of her four points in her team’s 34-35 loss almost at the buzzer. JV Coach David Rogers said, “As for the game we started off well and had some good things in the beginning.

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NEVC ACADEMIC ALL STATE

NEVC ACADEMIC ALL STATE – Three Northeast Vernon County girls earned recognition for Volleyball Academic All-State: Emma Pritchett (Junior), Kelly Dade (Sophomore) and Makinsey Conner (Sophomore).

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