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State Champions!

Senior Kaley Shipman, MVP, hoists the tournament trophy. The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets won the Class 3A State Basketball Championship March 9 in Hot Springs. See game coverage in the March 13 issue. That issue also includes coverage of the Lady Rebels of Rural Special, who finished as runner-up in Class 1A. ...

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Region 1 Champions

Mountain View senior girls won the Class 3A Region 1 Championship in a tournament hosted by Mountain View High School. See the story and photos in the Feb. 27, 2019 issue. ...

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Youth Baseball Begins

Youth baseball teams started action the week of April 8 with games at the Stone County Recreation Center. April 12 coach-pitch games saw matchups of the Gammill Oil and Ozark Adult Personal Care teams, followed by Stone Bank versus Clinton Stockyards. See a photo page in the April 18, 2018 issue. ...

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State Finals

See the March 14, 2018 issue for coverage of the Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets in the 3A basketball state finals, including game story, photo page and two sponsor pages with additional photos. ...

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Lady Yellowjackets Vie For State Title

The Mountain View Lady Yellowjackets won the 3A Region 3 Championship at Melbourne Feb. 24 and have advanced to the title game in the 3A State Tournament. They will play Charleston for the state championship March 9 at Hot Springs. Game time is 4:15. See regional and state game stories and photos in the Feb. 28 and Mar. 7 issues. State finals coverage will be in the March 14 issue. ...

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Shirl Williams In 61st Year As Referee

Just how long has he been a ref, anyway? It’s a question uttered at many a high school basketball game when Shirl Williams takes the floor with a whistle in hand. The answer: 60 years! In this his 61st season, he hadn’t planned to schedule any work but then agreed to serve on a back-up basis. He has called games on 12-15 nights, he said last Friday as he prepared to travel to Rural Special for another night ...

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Softball

A batter for Mitchell's Main Street Pharmacy hits the ball during a softball game May 2 at the Stone County Recreation Center. See the May 10, 2017 issue for more photos from the game. ...

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