February 20, 2010
A compilation of photos from Day 8 of the Olympics.
Matthew Hoeppner, left, a sixth-grader, and Bob Herting, right, a seventh-grader, play speed chess for the tiebreaker for the sixth- and seventh-grade category at Gentry Middle School Saturday. Herting won the match.
Saturday, Hickman freshmen J’Den Cox took first place in the 2010 Missouri State High School Activities Association Wrestling Championship.
High school wrestlers competed at the 2010 MSHSAA Wrestling Championships on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Competitors were wrestling for second, third, fourth and fifth place in their weight and class divisions during the first session that started Saturday morning. The championship matches followed
February 19, 2010
Photos from day 7 of the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Rock Bridge High School students Jordan Bley, junior, Robert DeGraff, senior, Logan Parks, senior, Matt Kelly, junior, and Director of Basketball Operations Mike Yoakum sit on the bench and watch the Bruins' game versus Helias High School of Jefferson City Friday. Parks, a varsity player, was benched for disciplinary reasons.
Rock Bridge senior Ricky Kreklow drives to the basket during Friday's game. The game was the Bruins' last home game the season as well as Senior Day. The Bruins won 62-27.
Rock Bridge freshman Travis Jorgenson is chased down by Helias player Dylan Gish, a freshman, during the Bruins' last home game of the season.
Rock Bridge junior Dave Duffeck jumps up to shoot a basket during warm ups before the start of the Bruins' last home game of the season against Helias High School.
Ft. Zumwalt West senior Issac LeBlanc (left) brings down Rock Bridge junior Josh Braselton in the MSHSAA Class 4 wrestling quarterfinals. Braselton went 2 for 2 in the tournament in the 215-pound class.
Rock Bridge junior Josh Braselton (bottom) is wrestled to the mat by Ft. Zumwalt West senior Issac Leblanc during the MSHSAA Class 4 wrestling quarterfinals. Braselton came into the tournament with a 42 and 3 record.
Hickman freshman J'Den Cox (top) wrestles to the mat Joshua Phillips from Central High School in St. Joseph during the MSHSAA Class 4 wrestling semifinals. Cox has gone undefeated in the tournament and will advance to the MSHSAA championship at only 14 years of age.
Hickman freshman J'Den Cox is announced the winner of his 171-pound semifinal MSHSAA Class 4 wrestling match on Friday at Mizzou Arena. At only 14 years of age, Cox was 50 and 3 coming into the tournament and has gone undefeated to advance onto the MSHSAA championships.
MU freshman gymnast Brittany Bendoff performs her floor routine during the competition against Oklahoma in the Hearnes Center. OU won the meet 197.05 to 195.50.
Priscilla Kincanon, 5, sits with her father Philip Kincanon during the meet against Oklahoma. Kincanon said Priscilla has been to three or four meets now. "I love it," Priscilla said.
Missouri senior gymnast Sarah Shire performs her floor routine during Big 12 meet against Oklahoma in February at Hearnes Center. Shire won the conference's all-around championship on March 27 in Lincoln, Neb.
Hickman High School freshman J'Den Cox wrestles Hazelwood East High School senior Eugene Dunbar in his second bout of the Missouri State High School Activities Association Wrestling Championship at Mizzou Arena. Cox won the match and advanced onto the semifinals.
Rock Bridge junior Josh Braselton wrestles Hazelwood Central senior Julian Smith in his second bout at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Wrestling Championship at Mizzou Arena on Friday. Braselton entered the tournament ranked fifth in Missouri for his weight class of 215.
Holt High School junior Brett Beckmann wrestles Rock Bridge sophomore Trent Johnson in the third round of bouts at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Wrestling Championship on Friday. Johnson was eliminated after losing the bout 5-0.