by: Scott McCaulley

Among the items on today’s local sports schedule, the Branson Soccer Pirates enter the Class 4 District at Ozark as the Number Three Seed and will play Number Two Nixa in tonight’s semi-finals at 7:00. Top seeded Ozark will play Republic in the first semi-final at 5:00 with the winners to meet for the District Title on Thursday.

Also, the North Arkansas College Basketball Pioneers will open their 2019-20 season on the road tonight taking on the Missouri Southern JV Team in Joplin. The Pioneers will open their home slate hosting a classic this Friday and Saturday.

HS Basketball Tonight:
Alpena at Eureka Springs
Western Grove at Lead Hill
Flippin at Jasper
Cotter at Valley Springs
St. Joe at Bruno-Pyatt