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Buzzer-Beater Ends Storybook Season

An extraordinary season ended with an extraordinary game. State-ranked opponents Republic (3) and West Plains (2) battled back and forth into overtime. The lead changed hands four times in the final minute. But an eight-foot jumper by West Plains’ Hannah Riggs sailed through the net as the buzzer sounded, giving

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Top-Seeded Lady Tigers Demolish Reeds Spring

Despite a one-loss regular season and a #1 seed in the district tournament, the Republic Lady Tigers started defense of their state championship like a team with something to prove. The Lady Tigers bolted to an early lead and never looked back in a dominating 71-26 win over Reeds Spring

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Lady Tigers Roll in Regular Season Wrapup

The Republic Lady Tigers put an exclamation point on their regular season with a 70-22 thrashing of Springfield Glendale Wednesday. Republic never allowed more than seven points in a quarter, as they ran their record to 24-1 heading into the playoffs. Alice Heinzler scored 18 points to lead the Lady

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Seniors Buckle Down to Beat Branson

Trailing Branson by six points headed into the 4th quarter of their final home game, Republic’s seniors stepped up. “My words were ‘We’re not losing on our senior night. No way,’” says Alice Heinzler. “We were all kind of down, but us seniors held it up and we were like,

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Gone Cold: Win Streak Ends at 83

The Republic Lady Tigers dug their way out of a 1st-half hole caused by cold shooting, but couldn’t overcome the hot shooting of Haylee Beard and Hannah Cook in a 53-46 loss at home. The loss is the first of the season for Republic (21-1), and ends a program-wide 83-game

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Seniors Step Up for Win #20 at Nixa

Republic senior Alex Botkin scored 20 points, but none were more important than the two she scored with 7.7 seconds left in the game. Botkin hit two free throws to give Republic a 53-50 lead, and the Lady Tigers held on to win by that score, staying undefeated at 20-0.

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Lady Tigers Turn Up Heat to Pull Away from Neosho

The Republic Lady Tigers buckled down on defense in the 2nd half, as they beat Neosho 58-44 to improve to 19-0 overall and 3-0 in the Central Ozark Conference. Alice Heinzler led the Lady Tigers with 17 points, and Alex Botkin added 15. Sarah Kreul scored 11, despite leaving the

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Lady Tigers Topple Webb City to Stay Undefeated

For the first time since last year’s state championship game, the Republic Lady Tigers needed to make a play in the final minute to win the game. And make a play they did. With the Lady Tigers leading Webb City on the road by one point, Micah Mansker found Alex

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Shanks, Kreul Snuff Out Nevada Upset Bid

Just when Nevada seemed to be gathering momentum down the stretch in a major upset bid, Michayla Shanks nailed back-to-back three-pointers to get Republic over the hump in a 64-54 win. Sarah Kreul’s big 2nd half helped secure the victory for the Lady Tigers, who remain undefeated on the season.

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Republic’s Barrage of Threes Buries Joplin

Republic drained 11 three-pointers, including six by senior Alice Heinzler, on the way to a 70-21 win over Joplin at the Nevada Classic Monday. Heinzler had 17 points by halftime, and finished with a game-high 28. By the time the game was over, eight different Lady Tigers had scored. Republic

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