It’s 5:50 p.m. at Rock Bridge, and groans echo throughout the gym. After nearly a three-hour practice, coach Beth Newton sends her volleyball team, mumbling and scowling with contempt, to the baseline for sprints.
Dark gray clouds hung ominously over the Rock Bridge softball field on Wednesday during the Bruins district game against the Camdenton Lakers.
Entering this season, Rebecca Wilmews, the Missouri cross country assistant coach, knew this year would be a growing year for the women’s team.
LUBBOCK, Texas — Their nearly flawless Texas high school careers behind them, Graham Harrell and Chase Daniel are just beginning to make their marks at Big 12 schools.
AUSTIN, Texas — Colt McCoy says he’s growing up. Five games as the Texas quarterback will do that to a freshman pretty quick.
Abbie Booth has bragging rights again.
The whiteboard in the Hickman locker room read, “You will be held accountable today.”
For arguably the first time in three years, Texas Tech senior Jarrett Hicks ran into something that could hold him back.
NEW YORK — The New York Mets looked like October regulars during their first postseason game since 2000.
Abbie Booth, the starting defensive specialist on the Missouri volleyball team, is a finance and banking major at MU. But, as one of just three seniors on a young Tigers’ roster, she is getting some hands-on experience in psychology.
When the girls’ tennis teams from Hickman and Rock Bridge met Tuesday, the atmosphere felt less like a heated rivalry and more like an ice cream social. Players from either side of the net spent their downtime around a single picnic table, doing the things girls their age usually do — giggling, gossipping, and posing for pictures — and doing them together.
The Missouri football team isn’t doing a good job at converting turnovers into points.
The Rock Bridge softball team’s season has been one of near-misses.
Through the beatings and the battles, between the goals and the saves and the desire to win, sometimes high school athletes let the pressure get to them.
The last time Rock Bridge played Helias, the Bruins were almost able to shut down Helias forward Scott Miller for the entire game. Almost.
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Royals have been so inept for so long, things go bad even when they go right.
KANSAS CITY — Savoring one of the most convincing victories he has ever experienced as a player or coach, Herm Edwards decided to have a little fun at his postgame news conference.
The Hickman softball team defeated Eugene 4-0 on Monday behind a pitcher Taylor Cowan’s one-hitter and Laura Miller’s two RBIs.
In a meeting back in January, some of the seniors on the Missouri football team came up with the idea to take down the schedules around the training center and locker rooms. Following a vote by coaches and players, they were removed, hammering home the point of taking things one game at a time.
As Hickman’s last line of defense, goalie Brent Tegerdine has a good view of the game going on in front of him. As the goalie and one of the team captains, Tegerdine has to be vocal on the field. Even in practice, Tegerdine is often yelling orders at the defenders and pointing out open players.