Sports

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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Girls basketball Clinton Tournament results

El Dorado Springs girls basketball head coach Beau Swopes reports that in the Clinton tourrnament last week, in the first round-, the varsity girls   lost 45-52 to Odessa. Leading Scorers:  Paige Esry 20  Anyssa Salazar 10 In the second round-, they  lost 37-50 to Nevada. Leading Scorers:  Anyssa 10 Paige 9 Third Round- Lost

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Boys basketball Clinton Tournament results

Head Coach Joel Braden reports that the El Dorado Springs Bulldog boys varsity lost to Clinton on Tuesday 44-65. on Thursday they lost to Sherwood  56-58.  Sherwood  had a player make a shot as the buzzer went off. They lost to Knob Noster on Saturday 62-70. The boys beat Climax Springs Monday night 65-26.

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NEVC 1-1 for Homecoming

Northeast Vernon County celebrated their annual Homecoming on Friday, Jan 20, featuring two basketball games with the coronation following. The Lady Knights won their game 64-29 and the boys lost 56-83. They played the Calhoun Eagles. Varsity Basketball Coach Joel McDuffey said, “As a coach you look for your teams to grow in their skill

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