1 Awards: Nayar the face of Springfield Catholic's boys tennis revival

Sometimes, there's no groundbreaking story or epiphanous moment that reveals when or why an athlete took up a sport. Sometimes, it just happens. For Springfield Catholic's Jason Nayar, his sometimes started in the most innocent of ways.

He got an invite to the St. Louis Cardinals’ big-league camp, got to talking to none other than Adam Wainwright and walked out of there with a new pitch, the cutter.

A look at the best photos from the 2015-16 Cassville Wildcats athletic year.

James won gold medals in the last two Olympics. He led the Cleveland Cavaliers to the NBA title this week, his sixth straight appearance in the finals.

Thursday's game between the Springfield Cardinals and the Arkansas Travelers at Hammons Field has been postponed due to inclement weather conditions.

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Cardinals beat Arrieta, Cubs to complete 3-game sweep

Las Vegas awarded NHL expansion franchise

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1 Awards: Catholic's Anna Rader an artist on the tennis court

Weaver shines, bullpen falters in Springfield loss

Carpenter, Holliday homer as Cardinals beat Cubs

Mets overcome Colon's injury, edge Royals in World Series rematch

Messi leads Argentina over U.S. into Copa America final

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1 Awards: Dame’s right arm is more suited for fastballs than jump shots

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Cardinals stop 5-game slide with victory over Cubs

Missouri State's Jake Burger selected to Gold Glove Team

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