Here come your Lady Bears basketball team. The Bears started this season off playing the Hollister Tigers on Tuesday November 21, 2017. The Ava Bears beat the Tigers with a score of 47-35. This year, the Lady Bears will play 17 games. They are already 1-0 so let’s hope they can go all the way to 17-0. On Thursday November 30, 2017, the Ava Bears played the Seymour Tigers in Ava, Missouri. The game started with the tip off at 6:30pm. This game was unique because only the Varsity played. Normally they have a Junior Varsity game and a Varsity game. The Lady Bears won this game against the Seymour Tigers. They beat them with an ending score of 49-40. Their next game is on Monday December 11, 2017. The tip off will start at 6:30pm. Come out and watch the Ava Bears as they play the Chadwick Cardinals! “Well, the girls basketball team so far has been doing really well, we’ve worked really hard together, and we’ve bonded as a team, and so far we’re having a pretty good season and I think if we work hard we’ll have a really good season this year,” states Eden Little, the SF for the basketball team.