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Ryan Sifferman went 74 yards for a touchdown the first time he touched the ball Friday night — and things actually got better for him from there. Sifferman scored all four Tiger touchdowns, and had 317 all-purpose yards, as Republic beat McDonald County in the first game of district play, 27-22.
Republic’s volleyball program had a big night Thursday, dropping just one game in five matches from varsity down through 7th grade.
The Lady Tigers volleyball team finished in a 5th-place tie at the Springfield Classic Tournament Saturday, but not before showing they can play with the elite teams in Missouri. Republic finished first in its pool, which included state-ranked #1 St. Francis Borgia, before dropping a quarterfinal match in three sets to Webb City.