Jacob Lenard

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Jacob Lenard | Sports Director

Originally from Yates Center, Kansas, Jacob joined KOAM in May 2013, first as a news assistant, reporter, Sports Anchor/Reporter and now Sports Director. He graduated from Pittsburgh State in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication, Broadcasting emphasis. Jacob took over as the Sports Director in June 2015. He is married, and has one child.


Webb City softball advances to state championship

The Cardinals beat Platte County 10-2 Saturday in the state semifinals.

Fort Scott stays unbeaten, claims SEK championship

The Tigers beat Field Kindley 28-0 Friday night.

Carthage claims COC league title, finishes undefeated regular season

The Tigers top the Nixa Eagles 35-12 Friday night.

Webb City wins 8th straight game, earns first-round bye in playoffs

The Cardinals beat Willard 55-0 Friday night to earn the #2 seed in the district playoffs.

Colgan tops Riverton to claim district title

The Panthers beat the Rams 44-12 Friday night.

Carl Junction closes regular season with win over Ozark

The Bulldogs top the Tigers 33-28 Friday night.

Webb City advances to state semifinals

The Cardinals got by Bolivar 7-3 in the quarterfinals Thursday night.

With games moved to spring, MSSU football turns focus to weight room, classroom

The Lions plan to play four games in the spring.

Webb City aims to advance to final four

The Cardinals will face Bolivar in the state quarterfinals Thursday night.

Neodesha shuts out Southeast for first district win

The Bluestreaks beat the Lancers 26-0 Monday night.

Colgan girls claim state golf championship

The Panthers had three golfers finish in the top 5.

Glades scores 6 touchdowns; Joplin blows out Branson

The Eagles beat the Tigers 45-24 Friday night.

Columbus remains unbeaten with win over Parsons

The Titans beat the Vikings 38-20 Friday night.

Pittsburg shuts down Atchison

The Purple Dragons beat Atchison 22-9 Friday night.

Lamar rolls by Seneca for fourth straight win

The Tigers beat the Indians 37-6 Friday night.

Nevada rallies to knock off McDonald County

The Tigers beat the Mustangs 14-13 Friday night.

Galena shuts out Cherryvale

The Bulldogs beat the Chargers 51-0 Friday night.

Quapaw wins defensive battle over Afton

The Wildcats beat the Eagles 14-0 Thursday night.

McDonald County tops Neosho to advance to district championship

The Mustangs beat Neosho 4-1 in the semifinals Thursday night.

Berry strikes out 15; Webb City advances to 4th straight district championship

Webb City tops Glendale 4-0 in the district semifinals Thursday night.

Pitt State prepares for fall football; basketball season expected to begin as planned

The Gorillas are scheduled to play five football games between October 31st and November 28th.


Humboldt picked up its first district win of the year Friday night, beating Jayhawk-Linn 26-20 in overtime.

McDonald County hangs on to top Carl Junction in first round of districts

The Mustangs beat the Bulldogs 2-1 Tuesday night in Monett.

Webb City hammers Parkview in district tournament opener

The Cardinals beat the Vikings 19-0 Tuesday night in Monett.

Border Battle: Joplin wins in straight sets over Pittsburg

The Eagles will be back on the court Tuesday against Carl Junction.

Webb City hands Nixa first loss with shutout win

The Cardinals beat the Eagles 28-0 Friday night.

Columbus stays perfect, hands Galena first loss

The Titans beat the Bulldogs 36-20 Friday night.

Carthage pulls away from Joplin to stay unbeaten

The Tigers beat the Eagles 41-20 Friday night.

Frontenac gets back to .500 with blowout win over Anderson County

The Raiders beat the Bulldogs 40-13 Friday night.

Labette County knocks off Field Kindley to pick up first win

The Grizzlies beat the Golden Tornado 16-13 Friday night.

Caney Valley rallies to beat Parsons

The Bullpups beat the Vikings 50-34 Friday night.

Pittsburg drops heartbreaker to Lansing

The Dragons fall to the Lions 21-20 Friday night.

Carl Junction picks up homecoming win over Republic

The Bulldogs beat the Tigers 28-21 Friday night.

Colgan rolls Neodesha in district showdown

The Panthers beat the Bluestreaks 52-14 Thursday night.

Carpenter drives in four, leading Neosho over Joplin

Abbie Carpenter drove in four runs Tuesday night for the Wildcats.

Pitt State releases gameday info for October home football game

Carnie Smith Stadium will operate at about 25% capacity.

Hawkins walk-off homer lifts Webb City over McDonald County

Peyton Hawkins hits a walk-off home run Monday night for Webb City.

Lamar shuts out Mt. Vernon in Big 8 showdown

The Tigers beat the Mountaineers 33-0 Friday night.

Columbus stays unbeaten with win over Cherryvale

The Titans beat the Chargers 42-12 Friday night.

Joplin pulls away from Republic

The Eagles beat the Tigers 41-14 Friday night.