Category: Baseball

Seniors React to Final Competition

Republic’s spring seniors got a final shot to compete last week. Here’s what a few participants had to say about the COC senior competitions:   “When our season was canceled, I was crushed, because I knew the last time I stepped on the field was my junior year, and I

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Photos: COC Baseball Senior Showcase

Five Tiger baseball players – Josh Calhoon, Jordan Carter, Easton Prevo, Nicholas Rose, Evan Smith, joined by Kaden Hill in the dugout – hit the field one last time in the COC senior showcase Monday. Here’s the photo gallery. You can order prints here.

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Last Hurrah! COC Seniors Get One More Game

Central Ozark Conference schools have scheduled one last day of competition for seniors who lost their seasons to the statewide school shutdown. On June 29, conference schools will hold competitions for seniors in at least four of five spring sports: baseball, golf, soccer and tennis. Schools are still trying to

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The Spring Seniors: Evan Smith

“Evan is another high character guy in our senior class. Evan has always done whatever we asked him to do, and he works his tail off. “I bet that he didn’t expect to be a submariner on the mound four years ago. However, he has really developed into a reliable

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The Spring Seniors: Nicholas Rose

“Nick is the ultimate teammate. Things haven’t went the way for Nick this season that he was hoping for with his knee injury, but he was there everyday and always finding ways to make himself better. “Coaching Nick is easy because you know that he is always going to be

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The Spring Seniors: Easton Prevo

“Easton brings great leadership to our program and is the type of guy that you want on your team. I have really enjoyed coaching him the last four years, and it has been awesome to watch him mature as a player. “We are really going to miss him, but we

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Pinegar Photo of the Week

  It’s time for a Photo of the Week contest sponsored by Pinegar Chevrolet! Each week, I’ll choose some of the best photos from Republic Tiger Sports and let you choose your favorite. One of the weekly winners will appear in the center of the next issue of Republic Tiger

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The Spring Seniors: Luke Long

“Luke loves the game, and I am fortunate to have had the opportunity to coach him for the last four years. Unfortunately, he lost his junior year to Tommy John surgery. “We were really looking forward to watching him play this spring because he was one of our more impressive

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It’s Over: Spring Sports Shuttered as Schools Shut Down

Republic Tigers Baseball. Republic Tigers Golf. Republic Lady Tigers Soccer. Republic Tigers Tennis. Republic Tigers Track and Field. Five weeks ago, students on those five Republic sports teams participated in their first spring practices. Temperatures were in the 50s. The sun was shining most of that first week. Today, they’re

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Republic Tiger Sports – February 2020

As promised, here is a free electronic version of the February 2020 issue of Republic Tiger Sports magazine — a recap of the last ten years of Republic athletics. Over the next few weeks, I’ll gather some multimedia elements and re-release individual pages with links to audio, video, photo galleries,

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