Area Sports and Education

IECA Youth Tour Essay Contest

  Submitted LICKING, Mo. – In January, Intercounty began contacting local high schools to share information about an opportunity for juniors to participate in the co-op’s annual Youth Tour Essay Contest. The competition began with students at each school writing an essay about how they’d like to see their co-op be more involved in their…

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LHS Track and Field competes at State

  By Coach Heather Hawn The Licking Track and Field Team took five athletes in four events to compete at the State Track meet in Jefferson City, Friday, May 21. Senior Tomi Rose attained All-State honors and broke the school record in the long jump, placing fourth and jumping a distance of 5.18m (17’0”). The…

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Baseball – Wildcats’ persistence earns second in districts

By Coach Harv Antle LICKING 5, HOUSTON 4 HOUSTON – It took 10 innings, but the Licking Wildcats pulled the upset with a 5-4 victory over the Houston Tigers in the semi final round of the Class 3 District 9 Tournament last Monday. Houston opened the scoring with a run in the first. Trevor Mitchell…

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Academic All State, All District and All Conference honors

By Coach Harv Antle At the conclusion of the 2020-2021 baseball season, Malachi Antle, Cole Wallace and Easton Ice were named First Team All Conference for the Frisco League. Landon Medlock was named Honorable Mention. First Team All District honors went to Malachi Antle, Wallace, and Rusty Buckner. The Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association…

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Track and Field competes at Sectional Track Meet

By Coach Heather Hawn The Licking High School Track Team competed at the Sectional Track and Field meet last Saturday in Sarcoxie. Senior Tomi Rose qualified on to the State meet in three individual events. She won the girls long jump with a jump of 16’ 6.5”, placed fourth in the 100m dash with a…

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Licking Baseball moves into Districts

By Coach Harv Antle LICKING 10, PLATO 0 LICKING – The Licking Wildcats closed the regular season on Tuesday (May 11) with a 10-0 victory over the Plato Eagles at Deer Lick Park. Landon Medlock was the winning pitcher for Licking as he surrendered two hits and struck out two. The win was the third…

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Track and Field competes at Districts

By Coach Heather Hawn The Licking High School Track and Field Team competed last Saturday, May 8, at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar. The girls’ team placed second overall, and the boys team placed sixth overall. Senior Tomi Rose was district champion in three of her events, the 100m dash with a time of 13.89,…

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Baseball – Salem Tournament

By Coach Harv Antle SALEM, Mo. – The Licking Wildcats finished fifth in the 2021 Salem Baseball Tournament. The three-game event saw the Wildcats defeated by Salem and Pacific before they picked up a consolation victory over Waynesville. SALEM 18, LICKING 4 In the opening game of the tournament, Licking took on the host Tigers…

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