Category: Soccer (Girls)

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 Soccer Senior Showcase

Three Republic seniors – Megan Garbee, Hannah Lease, and Maddie Wells – participated in the Central Ozark Conference’s senior game in Joplin. Here’s the photo gallery from Republic’s night. (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: Maddie Wells

“Maddie has such a great attitude and work ethic. She is not only a great teammate on the soccer field, but a standout student in the classroom. Maddie is technically in her junior year, but graduating early this year and is labeled as a senior. She has worked hard in

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The Spring Seniors: Emma Pearce

“Emma has started on varsity for me since her Freshman year. Pearce came into soccer a little raw, but had so much determination and drive that it just caught my eye right off. She wanted to always work to make not only herself better, but her teammates as well. She

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The Spring Seniors: Miku Nambara

“Miku is such a quiet player. She does not say much, but when she gets on the field she is a force to be reckoned with. She is physical and will not back down from a challenge. “Last year was Miku’s first season on varsity. She did a great job

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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: Hannah Lease

“Hannah got her first varsity time as a sophomore. I remember we were trailing to Branson 2-0, and I went to her and said go out there, be aggressive, work hard, and just give me your best. Hannah was so nervous going into that game. However, about five minutes in,

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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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