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Versailles facing a tough task

Against California in football district opener

Tonight, Versailles (1-8) will travel to California (9-0) for what figures to be their last game of the 2014 season.

Camdenton waiting to play its postseason opener

Gets a bye in first round of Class 5 playoffs

After finishing the season with a 7-2 record with a win against the Glendale Falcons, the Camdenton Lakers transition into the postseason at the top of Class 5 District 4, earning themselves a first-round bye and home-field advantage throughout districts.

Osage hunting for district football title

Starting tonight

Although the School of the Osage Indians finished the regular season with a 7-2 record, they only finished with the No. 3 seed in the Class 3 District 3 tournament.

Eldon to begin bid for third straight district title

in football tonight

The Eldon Mustangs have won two consecutive district titles. If they want to make it three in a row, the Mustangs will have to do it as a No. 6 seed.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 25, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

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Deborah Buscher chosen as new Lake West Chamber executive director

The Board of Directors of the Lake West Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Deborah Buscher into the chamber family as its executive director.

Work to close Route OO in Miller, Morgan counties

Weather permitting, crews with the Missouri Department of Transportation will replace a culvert pipe along Route OO in Miller and Morgan counties on Monday, Oct. 27.

Osage wins convincingly over Hallsville

Indians end season with 7-2 record, tie for second place in Tri-County Conference

The Osage Indians travelled to Hallsville Friday night and won 38-20 against the then 7-1 Indians team to get one-third of a slice of second place conference pie with Hallsville and Blair Oaks.

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Athlete of the Week: Taylor Hayes

Aside from perhaps Eldon's Sara Rhine, no single athlete from the Lake Area has dominated their respective sport in the last four years like School of the Osage's Taylor Hayes.

Camdenton heads into district playoffs with home-field advantage, improved record

The Camdenton Lakers ended their season at 7-2 Friday and accomplished three things in doing so. First, they finished with a better record than they did last season.

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Osage, Eldon both compete in Tri-County Conference last week in Eldon

The Tri-County Conference held its annual cross country meet Thursday, Oct. 17 at Eldon Middle School.

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Eldon falls just short of Southern Boone Eagles Friday

Mustangs to face Fulton Friday as football district playoffs get underway

In their last game of the regular season, the Eldon Mustangs fell just short on the road to the Southern Boone Eagles in a game filled with turnovers and small, but costly, mistakes. The Eagles managed to stifle a late rally by the Mustangs to win the game 19-14.

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Eldon, Osage volleyball teams head into district tournaments

Two local teams will head into volleyball districts this week: Osage and Eldon. Find out how their regular seasons ended and their path to a championship title.

Hayes wins fourth and final state medal

For the fourth time in as many years, School of the Osage golfer Taylor Hayes won All-State honors last week at the Class 1 State Golf Championship at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri.

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Winners selected for 5th Annual ‘Choose Your Own Doom’ Ghost Story contest

First place winners featured in Castle Vlad’s Mad Monster Party free show Thursday

For the last four years, The Lake Today staff has asked children to channel their inner storyteller and help make the start of a good ghost story great with a clever, unique ending. Late last week, judges selected this year’s “Choose Your Own Doom” Ghost Story Contest winners.