Sports

Welcome to the Excelsior Citizen’s Sports Page, your ultimate destination for all things sports in Excelsior Springs! Sports bring us together, ignite our competitive spirit, and create unforgettable moments of triumph and overcoming adversity. We’re dedicated to capturing the thrilling stories, remarkable achievements, and vibrant camaraderie that define the sports scene in Excelsior Springs. From high school athletics to local bowling leagues and pee-wee teams, our Sports Page is a hub of exciting narratives that celebrate the passion and dedication of athletes at all levels.

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Excelsior Springs Tigers Claw Their Way to State Bowling Championship

In a whirlwind of strikes, spares, and turkeys, the Excelsior Springs Tigers High School Bowling Team showcased their resilience at the State Championship held at ...
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Tiger Talent Stays Local, Mason Wartner Signs with Park University

Excelsior Springs High School senior Mason Wartner signed his letter of intent earlier this week to play soccer for the Park University Pirates in Parkville, ...
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Klutch Baseball Team Plants for the Future at Century Bark

The Excelsior Springs Klutch, a local 12-and-under baseball team, traded in their cleats for shovels last Friday (4/5/24), volunteering their time to plant trees at ...
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Excelsior Springs High Sophomore Wins Second Consecutive National Boxing Championship

Sixteen-year-old Mackenzie Hatfield, a sophomore at Excelsior Springs High School, notched her second consecutive national boxing championship on Friday, March 15th, 2024. Competing in the ...
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Excelsior Springs High School Spring Sports Preview

Spring is here, and with it begins a brand new season for many of Excelsior Spring’s sports programs! Excelsior’s spring sports include baseball, golf, tennis, ...
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Tiger Baseball Jamboree Photo by Tim Harlan
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Baseball Tigers Show Promise in Pre-Season Jamboree

This past Saturday, the Excelsior Springs Tigers looked to return to championship form in their Baseball Jamboree. The Jamboree consisted of three-inning games against St. ...
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Tiger Basketball Teams Battle at District Competition

In the class 4 district 15 tournament, Excelsior Springs' Men's and Women's teams faced off against Odessa and Richmond, showcasing intense basketball action. Key players ...
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Trio of Excelsior Springs Wrestlers Clinch Medals at State Championships

At the MSHSAA Wrestling Championships, Excelsior Springs showcased exceptional talent, sending seven competitors. Notably, freshmen Analese Happy and sophomore Adrian Crawley represented the women's team, ...
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State Dreams Alive for Excelsior Springs Wrestlers After Fierce District Competition

The Excelsior Springs boys wrestling team competed fiercely on February 16th and 17th in their district competition, which also served as the state qualifier. Wrestlers ...
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Excelsior Springs Wrestlers Show Grit and Determination at Districts

The Excelsior Springs Girls Wrestling Team competed in the district competition on Feb 9-10, aiming for state qualification. Despite challenges, Adrian Crawley and Analeese Happy ...
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Excelsior Springs Sophomore Wins National Boxing Championship

Mackenzie Hatfield, a Principal's Honor Roll sophomore at Excelsior Springs High School, clinched the 2024 Silver Gloves National Boxing Championship in Independence, Missouri, defeating the ...
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How Excelsior Citizens Stayed Warm at Arrowhead

The Chiefs turned up the heat Saturday at Arrowhead, taking a 26-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins.
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Excelsior Springs Welcomes National Bicycle Trails, Boosting Tourism and Economy

Excelsior Springs is now a focal point for several national bicycle trails. This change brings an exciting opportunity for both avid cyclists and the local ...
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Tiger Bowl Hosts High-Stakes Heart of America Tournament, Crowns Local Champ

Youth bowlers from around the region came to Excelsior Springs to participate in the Heart of America Jr Classic (photo Mackenzie Cole). This weekend, Tiger ...
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Julie Johnson Dominates Local Pickleball Scene Bringing Home PPA Gold

September 3, 2023 – Excelsior Springs citizen, Julie Johnson continues her growth as a Pickleball sensation after her remarkable performance at the Pro Pickleball Association ...
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ES Golf: Hardison Triumphs as “King of the Hill” & Zimmerman Clinches Club Championship

Austin Hardison and Michael Birkeness took the King of the Hill event to extra holes for a thrilling finish (photo S Jason Cole). Hardison Reigns ...
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Tiger Bowl Rolls Out Fall Bowling Leagues

As the fall approaches, bowling enthusiasts in Excelsior Springs are gearing up for an exciting lineup of leagues at the beloved Tiger Bowl located in ...
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Tigers Baseball Team Finishes Strong at MSHSAA Final Four

The Excelsior Springs Tigers baseball team fought valiantly in the MSHSAA Final Four, showcasing their skills and determination on their way to securing a 3rd ...
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