EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The Tigers started the 2021 half of their varsity girls basketball season by splitting two Missouri River Valley Conference West Division games last week. Excelsior Springs opened the new year with a 64-42 Jan.
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EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – Varsity boys basketball coach Chad Wright and his Tigers program got off quarantine just in time to have one in-person practice before they had to play a round of the Missouri River Valley Conference West Tournament.
EXCELSIOR SPRINGS – The girls side of the Missouri River Valley Conference West Tournament had fewer issues than the boys side did. As a result, the Excelsior Springs girls got to play two tournament games – one more than their boys counterparts did.
HIGGINSVILLE – Excelsior Springs weathered its share of adversity en route to taking fifth place last week in the girls bracket at the Husker Classic on the Lafayette County C-1 campus. The Tigers headed into their first round of basketball against host school Lafayette County without head coach J.D.
FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey – The New York Jets might be wishing they had not fired Excelsior Springs native Gregg Williams from their coaching staff. As multiple media outlets reported, the Jets sacked Williams on Dec.