Five Tiger baseball players – Josh Calhoon, Jordan Carter, Easton Prevo, Nicholas Rose, Evan Smith, joined by Kaden Hill in the dugout – hit the field one last time in the COC senior showcase Monday. Here’s the photo gallery. You can order prints here.
Republic’s defense scored the first points of the night, turned the momentum after a sluggish first quarter, then closed the door on Nixa in the second half to help the Tigers topple the Eagles 25-14 Friday in Republic. On Nixa’s second possession of the night, a snap sailed over the
Jared Hughes pitched six shutout innings and the Tigers rode two big innings to a 7-1 victory over Neosho in the opening round of the district tournament at Joplin. Republic avenged an earlier 3-2 loss to the Wildcats and won its first post-season game since 2015. “We’re playing a lot
Republic beat Marshfield 5-2 at home to end the regular season Thursday, but they did more than add another digit to the win column in their record. The Tigers improved their record to 13-11, finishing the regular season above .500 for the first time in four years. Jordan Carter scattered
Republic came within one out of upsetting state-ranked Nixa and spoiling the Eagles’ bid for a Central Ozark Conference championship before losing in extra innings 3-2. Nixa scored single runs in the sixth and seventh innings to overcome a 2-0 deficit, then scored the game-winner in the top of the
Nick Rose drew a bases-loaded walk to force home the winning run in a 5-4, 10-inning win against Joplin Thursday. The walk was the fourth of the inning for the Tigers, who scored the game-winner without a base hit. Before the walk-off walk, the game had been a rollercoaster, with
Republic’s Jordan Carter and Nick Rose combined to allow just three hits in a 10-2 win at home against Bolivar Friday. Carter picked up the win. He pitched five innings, allowing two runs (0 earned) on just two hits. He didn’t walk or strike out a batter. Tyler Cavener reached
Republic’s Jared Hughes and Carthage’s Trason Vogt pitched nearly identical games Thursday, with one difference: Carthage managed to push three runs across the plate, and Republic didn’t. It resulted in a 3-0 Carthage win in a Central Ozark Conference matchup. Other than the runs, the pitching lines for Hughes and