New Ozone Sports Reporter Joins KY3


An exciting news flash: Ozarks residents may soon see a new chain store. (KY3)

High school football returns Friday night across the region – check scores and schedules on KY3’s scoreboard page!

Camdenton, Rolla, and Lebanon will compete in a new conference next season; find out how our media watchdog evaluates your local news!


Jacob Cersosimo of KSPR Sports Radio and KY3 O-Zone team. Since joining KY3, you’ll find him covering high school football, basketball, and soccer events locally – as well as being there at sporting events across all three! His excitement at being there to bring all the best local sports news is only exceeded by his excitement at meeting all his viewers!

The Boston Mountains are an expansive plateau covered by Pennsylvanian sandstone and shale, featuring high ridges and peaks marked by Pennsylvanian sandstone and shale peaks that form their highest ridges and peaks. An area of exceptional natural beauty, they attract hikers, climbers, and mountain bikers for their natural beauty, as well as numerous scenic drives such as Ozark Highlands Trail that pass through. There is also camping available here, along with hiking, fishing, horseback riding, and sightseeing!

RV resorts abound in the area. Holiday Travel RV Park boasts full amenities, while Big Sky Campground provides more rustic cabin rentals and tent sites. All RV parks offer breathtaking mountain views while being conveniently located near Ozark National Forest for an enjoyable escape.

High school football playoff action is underway across Missouri and in the Ozarks. Multiple local teams will be in action tonight – one matchup even featuring two undefeated squads! Stay informed with scores by visiting our live scoreboard page.

2022 All-O-Zone Boys Basketball Teams The sports department at KY3 and Ozarks Sports Zone have selected an All-O-Zone boys basketball team based on each classification’s top players; to view a complete list, click here.

As high school playoffs get underway this Friday night, local high school teams have much at stake as many area games will be featured in Play It Again Sports’ live update. Here are some key matchups you should keep an eye out for.

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Class 1 District 11: To participate, CLICK HERE.
Missouri High School Athletic Association volleyball tournaments have begun, featuring four regional games and a state final, with the top three teams from each region qualifying to move on to Kansas City for state tournaments. Here is our area’s lineup.

Jasmine Price of MV-BT/Liberty earned a bronze medal in the girls’ singles competition at the Central Ozark Conference Tennis Tournament held in Springfield. Price beat Willard’s Rachel Hoag 3-6, 7-6, and 6-1 to take third place overall in her division. In doubles competition, she and Hoag earned gold and silver, respectively, for their teams; also, MV-BT/Liberty took home both titles – making the Lady Jackets one of the favorites to take home state glory this year; their preseason poll ranking stands them fifth overall.


KSPR-LD is an ABC and CW affiliate television station located in Springfield, Missouri, owned by Gray Television and affiliated with both networks. As one of their sister stations, KYTV broadcasts NBC affiliate television programming while KCW-LD provides Branson-licensed CW programming as well as local tourism information on channel 17. All three stations share studio facilities located on West Sunshine Street, while their transmitter can be found off Highway FF near Fordland.

KSPR News Team and local stories.

KSPR’s morning show offers a panel of reporters from throughout the region to cover various topics, as well as an interactive segment called KY3’s Most Wanted, in which viewers submit criminals or missing persons they would like the staff at KSPR to investigate. Hosted by Steve Parker as senior anchor.

The KSPR News Team features award-winning reporters and sportscasters on staff, as well as The Ozarks Sports Zone, a sports talk show covering high school, collegiate, and professional sports.

KSPR-LD’s newscasts offer coverage of significant events and late-breaking stories throughout the day, as well as sports scores for local teams. In addition to regular newscasts, special reports covering topical issues are broadcast as well. Furthermore, live events take place throughout the year on this station.

KSPR News Team comprises six journalists with extensive experience, including two Emmy winners and a New York Times reporter. Devoted to their community, these journalists take pride in their work – keeping viewers apprised of all of the latest happenings within it.

For over 50 years, KSPR-LD has been an established name in the Ozarks. Their mission is to inform and educate their audience using an array of hard news as well as entertainment programming. Their newsroom is led by experienced journalists who deliver news quickly and reliably. KSPR-LD’s newsroom is committed to meeting the needs of its community with excellence and has an established track record. Local and regional advertisers look no further for ads than this station, with its highly trained and committed staff providing unparalleled service. Success for KSPR-LD can be measured in its loyal customer base and accurate coverage that’s fair, accurate, and objective – the team takes great pride in this accomplishment. Media bias ratings at the center for the station show it to have conservative and pro-business editorial positions while its newsroom represents the values and beliefs of Gray Television as an owner.


Ky3 is your go-to source for local news, sports, and weather information in the area. Available across television, mobile phone, and computer platforms alike, Ky3 has won various awards, including Station of the Year and Best Local Website. On their website, you’ll find news stories, sports reports, videos, lulz, and much more – plus, they provide a free app you can download to watch live TV while getting weather updates!

This app can be found both on iTunes and Google Play and features local news, weather forecasts, and Doppler radar to keep you up to date on everything that is happening in the Ozarks. Downloading is free, and it works seamlessly across most devices – plus, live game streaming capability is included, too!

High School Football mes The district semifinal round of high school football is now underway, and KSPR and Ozarks Sports Zone will have you covered all night long with schedules and scores from every game that takes place – click HERE to access them all!

Basketball Tournaments

A number of high schools have kicked off their holiday hoops tournaments. KSPR and the Ozarks Sports Zone provide coverage with scores and highlights from every game played, while our Play It Again Sports Holiday Basketball Tournament Central allows you to keep up.

High School Soccer (KSPR)

With state championships fast approaching, the high school soccer season will come to a close this month, with finalist teams having been chosen and KSPR being there to capture all of the action! Click HERE to see who takes home the top prize.

High School Football Playoffs With high school football playoffs underway and KSPR’s Chris Neyenhouse and Chad Plein covering all of this week’s action for you, stay informed with scores, stats, and highlights from all games with our extensive playoff previews by CLICKING HERE.

College Basketball The 2023 NCAA women’s basketball season has officially kicked off, and many teams are making runs at glory. Check out our coverage of these tournaments by CLICKING HERE.

As the season kicks off on Friday, KSPR and Ozarks Sportszone have you covered as you explore your schedule for each game by clicking HERE.

KSPR is committed to providing its audiences with only the highest-quality news, sports, and weather content. Alongside its comprehensive schedule of news programming and weather coverage, the station hosts live events and provides access to original content through its library. In addition, KSPR supports local charities through its Community Connections program while being an American Association of Broadcasters member headquartered out of Springfield, Missouri.

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