After providing a spark off the bench for most of her sophomore year, ￼￼￼Jazzy Kirby joined the starting lineup in a big way. Kirby scored 13 points to lead Republic past St. Louis Gateway 57-46 in the team’s season opener. A newcomer to the team, freshman Kaemyn Bekemeier, chipped in
Four Republic athletes will take their skills to the next level after committing to universities during a signing ceremony last week. Jonathan O’Connell will wrestle at Drury, Jade Kirby will play basketball at Evangel, and Megan Weis and Katie Anderson will join the softball team at Williams Baptist University. Katie
Registration is open for Lady Tigers youth basketball camps set for May 20-22. The camps will include two sessions: one for third and fourth graders, and another for fifth and sixth graders. Both will be held at the main gym at Republic High School. You can find more details, including
When Avylina Powell-Qualo went down with a torn knee ligament during a basketball game in December, it meant the end of her high school basketball career. It could also have dashed her hopes of playing sports in college. She wasn’t willing to let that happen. Her perseverance and persistence paid
Twenty-five years ago, the Republic Lady Tigers were the best basketball team in the state. Now the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame has recognized that 1994 state championship team as one of the best ever. The 1994 Lady Tigers have been inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on
Parkway Central beat Republic on a put-back ahead of the buzzer to take third place in Class 5. Here are video highlights.
The Lady Tigers overcame a nine-point deficit in the second half, only to fall on a put-back ahead of the buzzer. They finish 4th in Class 5. Here’s the photo gallery from their final game of the season. See the full album and order prints here.
In the Class 5 third-place game Saturday, the Lady Tigers showed they belonged among the state’s elite girls basketball programs. They also learned that on a stage as big as the Show-Me Showdown, even your best effort is sometimes not enough for a victory.