Sports

Bears Football Falls to Thayer 43-6

by Doug Berger Ava may have fallen to the host Thayer Bobcats, 43-6, on Friday, but the Bear defense kept the Thayer ground game in check for the majority of the contest.  The Bobcats picked up only 98 yards rushing with 36 of those yards coming on one play, but they did their scoring through…

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Ava Lady Bears Volleyball Loses 3 to Conway

by Doug Berger The Ava Lady Bears volleyball squad fell to Conway last Thursday in three sets. Ava came into the matchup with an 11-8-2 record for the season. Conway had a season record of 8-8-3. In the first set, Conway picked up the first two points to establish a lead they held throughout the…

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End of Season Results for Cat/Dog League

2020 Cat/Dog League Results for October 1, 2020 Score D Duckworth/R Flemming 32 M Collins/T Webster 34 K Dooms/C Bacorn 35 Keith & Sue Jones 36 Burrely & Penny Loftin 36 Larry & Mae Ruth Silvey 37 Bob & Sis Green 37 Ray & Anita Madche 38 Dallas & Edwina Hudson 40 Winners – Zero…

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Hits, Walks and Errors Result in Two More Wins for the Lady Bears

By Doug Berger The Ava Lady Bears softball team added two wins to their season record last week with wins over Seymour and Lebanon. Ava now has a record of 13-2. The Lady Bears opened  play last week with a 15-0 shutout in a three inning game with Seymour. Ava scored in each of the…

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Ava Celebrates Homecoming with 22-8 Win over Houston

By Doug Berger The Ava Bears football squad celebrated their homecoming game with a 22-8 win over Houston. The win gives the Bears an overall record of 4-2 and they are now standing at 3-1 in the South Central Association Conference. Both teams started fast offensively, but the offenses were only able to put one…

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Third Seeded Lady Bears Begin Tournament Play October 14

The class 3 district 4 softball tournament seedings have the Ava Lady Bears with the number three seed. All games at the eight team tournament will be played at the Logan-Rogersville field. Logan-Rogersville takes the top seed and Cassville has the number two seed.  Ava will open play Wednesday, Oct. 14, against sixth seed Aurora…

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Cross Country Teams Compete in the Mountain Grove Open

By Doug Berger The Ava Bears and Lady Bears Cross Country teams competed in the Mountain Grove Open on Tuesday, September 29th.  This was a non-medal meet.  The High School runners competed in a 3.1 mile race, and the Junior High runners competed in a 1.5 mile race.  The next race coming up for the…

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Five Ava Bear Cross Country Runners Receive Medals

oss Country teams competed at the 1st Annual Riann Lubinski Invitational hosted by Nixa High School on Wednesday, September 23rd. All runners competed in a 5K, 3.1 mile race. To medal in the Varsity races, a runner needed to finish in the top 20 and in the top 10 in the Junior Varsity races. The…

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