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YMCA kids in good pickle

Third through fifth graders play pickleball Aug. 3 at the courts at Fairgrounds Park in Mexico. The Mexico Area Family YMCA held an all sports camp from Aug. 1-5, teaching young children various …

Ladybirds rise and shine

The North Callaway softball team was forced inside July 27 during the team's three-day softball camp at the middle school in Auxvasse. From July 26-28, the middle school camp was slotted for about a …

Small strokes, big gains

John Knipfel held a junior golf camp the week of July 25-29 at The Oaks golf course in Mexico. The camp was rained out one day and limited to elementary school children this year due to turnout. …

Going for gold

The Mexico volleyball team participated in a four-day camp earlier this month, improving its skills thanks to the tutelage of coaches from Gold Medal Squared, a national volleyball developmental …

Thunderbirds football practices skills

North Callaway football held open fields earlier this summer and were out on the practice field at the high school for five days last week and this week. The Thunderbirds had team meetings inside and …

Van-Far football getting into form during summer camp

The Van-Far football team ran its summer camp from July 18-21, working on several drills before coming together to work on formations and running plays. The Indians played July 22 in a jamboree at …

On greens to raise green

Members of the Mexico community came out July 16 to The Oaks for the 12th annual Bulldog Golf Classic, which raised money for the Mexico High School golf programs. Golfers competed in team …

The dog days of summer

Mexico football players participated in drills July 14 at Mexico High School as part of their first week of summer practice and will be out again multiple days this week for practices and a scrimmage.

Indians play to winning record in summer

The Van-Far boys played to a 16-7 record during the summer season. The Indians want to be more consistent when the season begins in the winter.

Summer physical activity to a T at the Mexico YMCA

Children in grades from kindergarten to second grade showed up July 8 at Fairgrounds Park for the final day of the Mexico Area Family YMCA's Rookie All Sports Camp. From July 5-8, children had the …

Having mush fun on Fourth

Members of the Mexico community spent their Fourth of July on Monday playing  mushball in the second tournament the Mexico Optimist Club has hosted. Four teams battled it out in the  sport …

MMA young riders enjoy equestrian camp

Missouri Military Academy has hosted an equestrian camp for three summers now, with this year's last three weeks instead of the prior two weeks because of interest. The campers learned how to care …

Van-Far softball's new roster being tested in summer

Van-Far softball welcomes  many new faces after saying goodbye to six seniors from last season. The Lady Indians played in some summer games June 14 in Centralia.

Ladybirds let loose at summer softball camp

North Callaway softball played in a few of its summer games June 22 in Centralia, hoping to start solving the puzzle of the  upcoming season's roster.

North Callaway hosts summer basketball camp

From June 6-9, North Callaway hosted a basketball camp for fourth- to eighth-graders and high schoolers. To each group, head coach Matt Miller and his staff practiced fundamentals through drills.

Mexico boys basketball plays shootout in Harrisburg

The Mexico boys basketball team played its second to last shootout of the summer Tuesday in Harrisburg, including against Linn.  The Bulldogs played in the Rib City Shootout in Dexter on …

Community R-6/Van-Far Girls Shoot in Summer

The Community R-6 Lady Trojans and Van-Far Lady Indians played in a summer shootout involving two other schools, Clopton and Silex, on June 7 at Community R-6 High School .

Gallery: First Lady visits, more scenes from practice

The Miss Missouri candidates were surprised Tuesday afternoon, June 14, when their lunch, sponsored by the Mexico Kiwanis Club, featured a special guest. Mrs. Teresa Parson, Missouri's First …

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