A month ago, it took a last-second scamper by Cam Flood for Republic to beat Neosho on homecoming night. Friday, the Wildcats got even, pulling away down the stretch for a 42-21 victory, ending Republic’s season, and advancing to the district semifinals. “They’re playing better,” Republic coach Dustin Baldwin says
Written by Rusty Swift Coming up just short has plagued Republic Tiger football this season. Friday night, in their final regular season contest with rival Willard, the results were no different. Republic came up just short, losing 26-25. After trailing 20-0 at halftime and 26-7 midway in the third period,
In Week 7, everything seemed to fall into place for Republic in a 56-35 win at Branson. In Week 8, everything seemed to fall apart. The Tigers dropped passes, missed tackles, and struggled in most aspects of the game in a 48-7 loss at Carthage Friday. “We’ll watch the film,
Coach Dustin Baldwin has been looking for a 200-yard rushing performance all year. Friday night at Branson, the Tigers racked up 315 rushing yards on the way to a 56-35 victory. Republic gave the ball to seven different players on running plays, and five of them ended the night with
Republic’s youth football camp is coming up in a couple of weeks. The camp for 3rd through 6th graders will run from June 20-22, 3:30 – 5:00 pm. It will be held at the football field next to Price Elementary. All participants will receive a t-shirt. The camp is run
Republic has hired Wes Beachler to be its new head football coach. Beachler comes to Republic from Nevada, where he’s been head coach for two years. Before that, he presided over the resurrection of Springfield Parkview football, delivering a playoff appearance to a school that had been in the midst
James Desjardins racked up 137 all-purpose yards and rushed for three touchdowns as the Republic Tigers pounded Central 49-14 in the season opener. Kerik Crouse rushed for 106 yards on 18 carries, and Josh Vaughn added two interceptions on defense. The Tigers ran the ball 51 times for 298 yards.