Tag: Bella Drennan

Sudden Death Goal Drops Republic in Final Home Game

Republic forced overtime with just eight seconds remaining in regulation, but a sudden-death goal allowed Ozark to escape with a 3-2 victory at Republic Tuesday. The teams hurried through 98 minutes of play, shortening halftime and the breaks between overtime periods to finish the game ahead of an approaching lightning

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Senior Tributes: Girls Soccer 2019

#00, Makenzie Chastain was escorted by Ronald and Jennifer Chastain.  Makenzie is a goalie and has played soccer at Republic for four years.  She has a 3.7 GPA and also participates in the A+ Program, National Honor Society, and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  Makenzie plans to attend Ozarks Technical Community

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Gibbs Nets Two for Lady Tigers in Senior Night

The Lady Tigers celebrated their seniors on a chilly night at Republic, but it was a freshman who handled the bulk of the scoring. Jaiden Gibbs scored two of Republic’s three goals in a 3-1 win over conference rival Webb City. Anna Jones––one of nine seniors honored by Republic before

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Lady Tigers Split Games at Jefferson City

For a high school soccer team, there’s not much better than fighting through 100 minutes of scoreless play, then winning a game on penalty kicks. There’s not much worse than turning around and playing a second game later that day. The Lady Tigers experienced both extremes Friday at a tournament

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Lady Tigers Return to Form in Road Win

After their worst defensive performance of the year, the Lady Tigers were back to their old selves in a 2-0 win at Joplin. The win ended a two-game losing skid for Republic, who had lost 2-1 to Kickapoo last week, then had given up four goals in a 4-2 loss

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Repmo Posts 4th Straight Shutout

Republic blitzed Carthage with goals in the first half, then held off Carthage’s counter-attack in the second half to pick up a 5-0 conference win at home. It was the fourth consecutive shutout for goalkeeper Bella Drennan and the defense, and it kept Republic undefeated in league play. Anna Jones

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Lady Tigers Edge Central in Another OT Win

High-pressure situations are getting to be old hat for the Lady Tigers soccer team. For the third time in six matches, Republic settled the outcome with penalty kicks––and for the second time, Republic came out on top. This time it was a 3-2 (4-3) win over Springfield Central that ended

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Drennan Saves PK Win for Lady Tigers

For the second straight night, Republic gave up a quick score to a quality opponent. But Tuesday night, the Lady Tigers overcame their early deficit for a 2-1 win in penalty kicks on the road at Rolla. Bella Drennan, playing just her second varsity match, made three saves during PKs

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Carthage Deflates Republic’s District Title Hopes

Republic’s volleyball season came to an end Wednesday in a district semifinal loss to Carthage, 25-21, 25-19. Coach Piper Wright’s young team fell behind early in the first set and had a hard time recovering. “I think we got a little bit scared—a bit nervous—and just didn’t play the defense,

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