Maryville High School wide receiver Tracer Cordell (13) dives into the end zone to score a touchdown during third quarter action of the MSHSAA Class 3 State Championship Game between the Monett High School Cubs and the Maryville High School Spoofhounds at Robert W. Plaster Stadium in Springfield, Mo. on Nov. 26, 2016. The Monett Cubs won the game 27-18.
Nixa High School linebacker Brendan Beckley (11) heads to the locker room with his teammates prior to the start of the football game between Nixa High School and Webb City High School at Eagles Stadium in Nixa, Mo. on Sept. 23, 2016. Webb City won the game 34-10.
Saulo Cavalari celebrates after knocking out Mourad Bouzidi on the first round of their light heavyweight fight during Glory Superfight Series 12 held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York on Nov. 23, 2013.
Denison linebackers warm up in front of a burning sky prior to the Yellow Jackets' annual rivalry game against Sherman High School on Oct. 17, 2014 in Denison, Texas. The Denison-Sherman annual rivalry game, known as "The Battle of the Axe," is the longest continuously played rivalry game in the state of Texas, dating back to 1901. The winner of the annual game takes possession of an axe-shaped trophy which has the scores of every game engraved in its blade. During this year's edition of "The Battle of the Axe," Denison dominated Sherman 42-20 on their way to picking up the school's 40th rivalry win and keep the axe in Denison for the second year in a row.
Italian runner Francesco Puppi reacts during the running of the 2017 New York City Marathon in New York, N.Y. on Nov. 5, 2017.
Jayton Jaybirds Freshman Judd Latham sits in the Jaybirds locker room before the start of their bi-district playoff game against the Guthrie Jaguars on Nov. 14, 2014. The Jaguars lived up to their billing as state champion contenders and beat the Jaybirds 84-34. Guthrie and Jayton play six-man football, a variety reserved for the smallest schools in the state, which often do not have the enrollment to field a full 11-man team.
Duke Blue Devils guard Grayson Allen (#5) enters the court prior to the 2018 ACC Tournament semifinal game between the Blue Devils and the North Carolina Tar Heels at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on March 9, 2018. The Tar Heels would go on to win the game 74-69.
Reeds Spring High School tight end Tyler Morgan (24) pumps up his teammates prior the Wolves' game against Central High School at Carl Langley Field in Reeds Spring, Mo. on Oct. 9, 2015. Reeds Spring won the game 35-24.
Oklahoma signee Madison Williams (6) laughs as is congratulated by fellow players as Jordan Brand Classic boys and girls teams go through a practice session at the Brooklyn Nets HSS Training Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on April 7, 2018.
Springfield Cardinals game day volunteer Al Gautieri waits for the start of the Minor League Baseball game between the Springfield Cardinals and the San Antonio Missions played at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo. on April 14, 2016. The Missions won the game 5-0.
Lighthouse Christian Academy's Ryan Jones (36) sits in the team's bench prior to the start of the high school football game between Lighthouse Christian Academy and Central High School at Harrison Stadium in Springfield, Mo. on Sept. 29, 2016.
Elizabeth Begley of the Texas Longhorns Women's Tennis team during the team's series against Florida Atlantic University on April 5, 2013 at the Penick-Allison Tennis Center in Austin, Texas.
Bucknell quarterback Brandon Wesley (14) throws the ball with Fordham University's Keating Hall in the background during the NCAA FCS football game played between the schools at Jack Coffey Field in Bronx, N.Y. on Nov. 9, 2013.
Miami Heat center Chris Andersen warms up prior to the Heat's game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Oct. 17, 2013.
Kickapoo High School quarterback Will Burdick (14) throws a pass to one of his wide receivers during warm ups prior to the start of the Class 6 playoff game between Rockhurst High School and Kickapoo High School played at Pottenger Stadium in Springfield, Mo. on Oct. 28, 2016.
Monett High School players enter into their inflatable tunnel prior to the start of the quarterfinal playoff game between Monett High School and Owensville High School played at Burl Fowler Stadium in Monett, Mo. on Nov. 12, 2016. The Monett Cubs won the game 48-20.
Viking Army SC and Garden State Ultras march towards the stadium prior to the start of the Major League Soccer game between the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. on June 24, 2017.
Kickapoo Chiefs players celebrate after the end of the MSHSAA Class 5 sectional playoff game between the Kickapoo High School Chiefs and the Nixa High School Eagles at the O'Reilly Family Event Center in Springfield, Mo. on March 8, 2017. The Kickapoo Chiefs won the game 79-46.
Midland RockHounds infielder Matt Chapman (7) looks at one of his hits during the Texas League All-Star Home Run Derby held before the league's All-Star Game at Hammons Field in Springfield, Mo. on June 28, 2016.
A Kickapoo High School player jumps up for a ball during warmups prior to the Chiefs game against Parkview High School at JFK Stadium in Springfield, Mo. on Aug. 19, 2016.
Odessa Permian Senior wide receiver Taylor Thompson (12), junior defensive lineman Aaron Briswalter (55) and sophomore offensive lineman Jayce Rush (64) celebrate among teammates and cheerleaders after the Panthers defeated their archrival Midland Lee 45-28 on Oct. 10, 2014 at Grande Communications Stadium in Midland, Texas. Known popularly as "Mojo" after the chant started in the late 1960's, Permian counts itself as one of the elite programs in the state, with six state titles at the state's highest classification, seven undefeated seasons, close to 500 wins and two national championships to boast about.