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ECS Volleyball awards

1st TEAM  – ECS junior, Mindy Harper, was awarded 1st Team All State at the 2016 Missouri Christian School Athletic Association State Volleyball Tournament. The awards were presented at Ozark Christian College in Joplin on Oct. 22. 2ND TEAM – Jordanne Steuck, #23, an eighth grader at El Dorado Christian School, was awarded 2nd Team

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VOLLEYDOG AWARDS

VOLLEYDOG AWARDS – On Monday, Nov. 8, the El Dorado Springs Volleydogs held their awards banquet in the El Dorado Springs Optimist Club building. After a sumptuous, carry-in dinner with a near-capacity crowd of parents and well-wishers, the coaches handed out the awards the players had earned during the season. Varsity plaque winners were (from

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Bulldogs end season at Fair Grove

The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs ended their season on Friday night as they took on the undefeated Fair Grove Eagles in the district semifinals. Fair Grove began the evening on offense and after a 12-play drive, had to settle for a 30-yard field goal as the Eagles took a 3-0 lead. The Bulldogs offense took

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Bulldog Cross Country excels at Class 2 District 7 Meet

On Saturday, Oct. 29, the El Dorado Springs Cross Country team traveled to the Pomme de Terre dam outlet park just outside of Hermitage to participate in the Class 2, District 7 cross country meet. This meet was to qualify for the State meet, which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5. To qualify for

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GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM TAKES SECOND

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM TAKES SECOND – The El Dorado Springs varsity girls cross country team took second at the district meet on Saturday, Oct. 29, in Hermitage. They are (from left) Sarah King,  Emily Ring, Michaela Trotter, Ashley Knoll, Abby Cartwright and  Emily Sutton.

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TYLER GOATLEY WINS DISTRICT RACE

TYLER GOATLEY WINS DISTRICT RACE – On Saturday, Bulldog Cross Country runner, Senior Tyler Goatley (left)  dominated the district race winning in 17.11 on a tough course. Joining him on the medal stand were (center) Isaac Ashton – 2nd and Zach Adams – 3rd.

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Bulldogs upset Cole Camp 26-6 to advance

The #6 seed, El Dorado Springs Bulldogs, used big plays to upset the #3 seed, Cole Camp Blue Birds, 26-6 on Friday night to advance to the 2nd round of District play. ElDo began the evening kicking off to Cole Camp. The Blue Birds were forced into a punting situation after going three-and-out and on

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KICKIN UP DUST IN OKLAHOMA

KICKIN UP DUST IN OKLAHOMA – Norman, OK, was the hosting city for the Oklahoma Open Karate Championships on Oct. 1. Two members from Van Dyk’s Karate representing Team SWAT and their parents travelled to Norman to compete in the second last tournament for the year on the OKA Circuit. Mason Gardner and Hunter Malensek

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Local community helps karate competitors

by Kassy Wynes-Van Dyk On Saturday, Sept. 24, Van Dyk’s Karate hosted a Chili Feed Fundraiser with Live Musical Entertainment to raise funds to help students who will attend the NASKA National Karate Championships in Minneapolis, MN, this October. Supporters from near and far came together to support these youngsters and filled up the Land-O-Lakes

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ELDO 5-6TH GRADERS WIN SUPERBOWL

ELDO 5-6TH GRADERS WIN SUPERBOWL – Last year at season end, the Ash Grove 5th and 6th grade teams won their Superbowl against El Dorado Springs. This year, on the home High School field on Saturday, Oct. 22, tied at 36 all in overtime, the young Bulldogs wanted it bad and the game turned into

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