For the News-Leader
There is no dancing around it: The Drury Lady Panthers desire a national championship like pop singers crave their first No. 1 hits.
It's going to happen. But when?
Drury came so close last year — and the two years before that.
“I am hungry. We’re ready for that national championship,” admits fifth-year guard Payton Richards of West Plains.
Coach Amy Eagan puts it this way about the team that returns four starters: “They are on a mission.”
The previous three team missions didn’t fail.