We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • 0

Students from Tumbles Gymnastics of Bolivar performed a routine during the Stockton/Forsyth basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, at Stockton High School.

  • 0

For more than 15 years, Tom Smith and Fred Stark, Des Moines, Iowa, have made trips to fish the tri-lakes of Truman, Stockton and Pomme de Terre just prior to or after the Kansas City Sport show.

  • 0

The Stockton Lady Tigers split a pair of games last week, moving to 5-8 overall and 0-2 in the Mid-Lakes Conference.

  • 0

The El Dorado Christian junior high boys basketball team, front from left, is Cannon Ash, Jason Conduff, Jude Wyant, Noah Bland; and back, Jacob Tapp, Isaiah Rhodes, Coach Steve Altheide, Camren Reasoner and Issac Hubbard.

  • 0

The El Dorado Christian girls junior varsity basketball team consists of, front from left, Breann Reasoner, team manager Bennett Johnson, Christian Steuck; and back, Rowan Johnson, Madison Shipp, Nellie Dresch, Coach Craig Johnson, Olivia Bryson, McKenzie Cole, Brooklynn Murray and Sophia Bryson. 

  • 0

The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs started out the new year traveling Saturday, Jan. 4, to Baptist Bible College to take part in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Shootout, facing the Lady Mustangs of McDonald County. The first half saw both teams trade baskets as they were trying to knock o…

  • 0

The Stockton Tigers fell 58-48 to the Fair Grove Eagles in Mid-Lakes Conference action Friday, Jan. 10, on the road. They host league rival Forsyth Friday, Jan. 17. Here Layne Colvin, 0, looks to make a pass with teammates Cole Garretson, 20, Jay Baxter, 32, D.J. Bays, 2, and Drew Wheeler, 2…

  • 0

The Stockton Lady Tigers lost the opening game of the Mid-Lakes Conference portion of their schedule, bowing to the Forsyth Lady Panthers 51-22, Thursday, Jan. 9, on the road.

breaking
  • 0

The first round of the Morrisville JV basketball tournament, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, has been postponed in anticipation of winter weather. A makeup date will be announced later.

  • 0

A basketball camp for elementary students is scheduled for four Saturday mornings in January and February, hosted by the Stockton boys and girls basketball teams.

  • 0

The Stockton junior varsity Tigers are entered in the Marion C. Early Boys JV Basketball Tournament, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 11, and Saturday, Jan. 18, in Morrisville.

  • 0

Both the Stockton Tigers and Lady Tigers have been seeded sixth in their upcoming home invitational tournaments. The Stockton Invitational will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in the boys’ division and 10 years for the girls.

  • 0

The El Dorado Springs Bulldogs opened the 2020 portion of the high school basketball season with a 55-44 non-conference victory over the Miller Cardinals, Friday, Jan. 3, at home.

  • 0

In preparation for the Courtwarming Night basketball game Friday, Jan. 10, against Skyline, El Dorado Springs R-II schools are honoring law enforcement during its spirit week.

  • 0

There are few pleasures in the sport of fishing to match taking trout, bass, bluegill or other fish on a fly of your own creation. On cold winter evenings with a bitter wind rattling the windows, you can sit at a tying bench, reliving past fishing experiences and put together the ingredients…

  • 0

The Stockton Tigers were held to a season-low in scoring by the Mt. Vernon Mountaineers in the first round of the Gold Division Thursday, Dec. 26, in the 74th annual Greenwood Blue and Gold Tournament at JQH Arena in Springfield. The Tigers lost to the sixth-seeded Mountaineers 48-35, snappi…

  • 0

In hunting circles these days, camouflage is the rage and if you are not into olive drab, duck marsh brown and Labrador retriever black, you are simply not with it.

  • 0

The Stockton Tigers secured an important victory against a district rival in topping the Butler Bears 59-41 Thursday, Dec. 19, at the SHS gym. The game was rescheduled from 48 hours earlier due to a recent winter storm.

  • 0

The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs used a strong second half to pull away from the Stockton Lady Tigers and win the annual Cedar County rivalry game 51-24 in non-conference basketball Thursday, Dec. 19, in El Dorado.

  • 0

Stockton High School senior Drew Wheeler signed scholarship papers to attend Concordia University of Seward, Nebraska, and play basketball for the Bulldogs.

  • 0

A youngster’s first air rifle, .22 or shotgun should come with lessons to help insure a lifetime of safe, ethical shooting. Should your son or daughter open his or her first air gun or firearm on Christmas morning, be sure to give them the second part of the gift — an education in firearm safety.

  • 0

American Bass Anglers launched at 7:15 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, from Old State Park of Stockton Lake. The air temperature was at the high for the day, about 40 degrees with a hard, northwest wind pushing rollers into the ramp. The temperature fell during the day and the wind slowed down. It w…

  • 0

Five members of the Stockton Tigers were honored as part of the Southwest Missouri Football Coaches Association All-Area Team.

  • 0

The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs were in action once again Monday, Dec. 9, against the Buffalo Lady Bison. The Lady Bulldogs started out hot as they hit from the outside and gained an early advantage, 35-24. The second half was a mirror image of the first and the Lady Bulldogs finished wi…

  • 0

The Stockton Tigers will match up against the sixth-seeded Mt. Vernon Mountaineers in the first round of the 74th annual Greenwood Blue and Gold Basketball Tournament, scheduled for Thursday-Monday, Dec. 26-30, on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield.

  • 0

An off-balance, right elbow jumper at the buzzer by senior Daunte Stafford lifted the Greenfield Wildcats to a 50-48 non-conference victory over the Stockton Tigers Tuesday, Dec. 10, in Greenfield.

  • 0

When fall turns blustery and the temperature drops, you can count on seeing birds gather around your feeders. They bounce around like balls of fluff, gleaning seeds other birds have dropped. They may be local residents or birds who have moved south for the winter, but most people call them s…

  • 0

The El Dorado Springs Lady Bulldogs opened the season Tuesday, Nov. 26, against the Adrian Lady Blackhawks. The game went back and forth with neither team able to gain a substantial lead. The Lady Bulldogs faced early foul trouble but went to the locker room with a three-point lead, 31-28. I…

  • 0

Coach Derald Henderson did not seem too concerned about the state of the Stockton Tigers after suffering a 62-56 defeat by Golden City Saturday, Dec. 7, in the third-place game of the 57th annual Dennis Cornish Classic at Lockwood.

  • 0

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Stockton, hosted numerous handicapped hunters for the 22nd annual managed deer hunt last month to great success, pictured below are hunters who bagged the biggest buck or finished first to fill antlerless tags during the charitable outdoor event.

  • 0

The Stockton Lady Tigers opened the 2019-20 basketball season with two victories and one loss to finish in second place at the Fair Play Invitational Tournament. The result marks the best start for the Lady Tigers since 2015, when they got off to a 6-1 start.

  • 0

In a game perhaps best classified as “a win is a win is a win,” the Stockton Tigers opened the 2019-20 basketball season with a 40-29 nonconference victory over the Warsaw Wildcats, Tuesday, Nov. 26, at home.

  • 0

Now that the leaves have all but fallen, it’s a good time to take a walk in the woods with a camera around area lakes. Casually walking through the woods with a camera in hand rarely results in more than blurred images and an occasional “luck” shot. There's a lot more to this kind of photogr…

  • 0

Stockton Lady Tiger volleyball star Kaitlyn Creek signed a letter of intent to attend Missouri Southern State University in Joplin and play volleyball for the Lions.

  • 0

Stockton Middle School and High School students went to Special Olympic bowling games Thursday, Nov. 14, at Sunshine Lanes in Springfield. The students bowled great.

  • 0

Agapé Boarding School hosted a weeklong wrestling camp starting Monday, Nov. 18, and culminating in an all-day tournament Friday, Nov. 22, in the Michael Cullen Memorial Gymnasium.