As the soccer Tigers came off the field at halftime of the district championship game, leading Nixa 1-0, coach Kevin Hauck had a message for them: “Take a deep breath. That’s just the first 40 minutes. You’re about to get into the biggest dogfight of your life, and you’re going
Eighty minutes of regulation. Thirty minutes of overtime. Twenty-two penalty kicks. And after all that, Republic is moving on. Republic knocked off Carthage in a district semifinal thriller Monday, 3-2 (11-10) in overtime penalty kicks. The game ended when Carthage’s 11th kick flew wide right, setting off a celebration by
Playing in a cold, steady rain with temperatures in the 40s, Kickapoo scored two second-half goals to slide past Republic in a 2-0 win in Springfield Wednesday night. The teams played nearly an hour of scoreless soccer before the Chiefs got on the board first when a shot skipped off
Republic withstood several fierce attacks from the Bolivar offense in the first half and managed to get a single goal to secure a 1-0 road win at Bolivar Thursday. The Tigers’ only score came about 30 minutes into the game, when Kalem Murray played a free kick into the box.
Missing four quarantined starters, Republic’s soccer team struggled against Branson at home Tuesday. The Tigers fell behind 4-1 by halftime and ended up losing 7-1. The only Tiger goal was by Jabali Wanekaya, who scored with ten minutes remaining in the first half. The Tigers had won nine of ten
Republic blitzed Jefferson City Helias in the first half, scoring four goals in the first 40 minutes on the way to a 5-3 win on the road. Three different players scored for Republic, who won for the eighth time in their last nine games. Will Fronabarger scored one goal and
If there was any doubt about the soccer Tigers’ turnaround, it was put to rest Thursday by a huge home win over Monett. The Cubs are state contenders and ranked among the top teams in southwest Missouri, but Republic’s defense shut them down for most of the night and got