The Hickman boys lacrosse team went from feeling elated Saturday afternoon to feeling, well, not so elated Sunday morning.
Heather Robey, Stephanie Stowe and Stephanie Kababie never planned on crossing paths. But in 2003, they came together at Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff to play softball.
Freshman Ryan Lollis swept sunflower seeds and dirt into a neat pile outside the Tiger’s dugout.
Nebraska swept the Missouri softball team at Bowlin Stadium in Lincoln. Sunday’s 5-3 loss gave the Tiger’s (23-25, 7-11 Big 12) the seventh seed in the Big 12 Conference Championships.
Everything went right for Missouri on Saturday when they beat Mississippi Valley State on Saturday 19-2. The Tigers could not have asked for more.
The Hickman baseball team knelt on the outfield grass after beating St. Charles 2-0 on Saturday at home.
The Hickman girls’ soccer team might be 1-3-1 in its past five games, but the Kewpies say they are playing better than they have all season. Saturday afternoon, the Kewpies suffered their worst loss of the season in their last game at Cosmopolitan Park. Hickman fell 6-1 to St. Thomas Aquinas, who is ranked No. 8 in the NSCAA/Adidas National High School poll. Despite the loss, assistant coach Stephanie Krawczyk said she was impressed with her team.
Errors hampered the Missouri softball team Saturday in a 3-1 loss to No. 14 Nebraska that dropped the Tigers to 23-24.
Kirkwood defeated the Rock Bridge boys’ tennis team in last year’s state semifinals. Three graduates who were part of that 2005 team were on hand when the teams met again on Saturday.
As of 11 a.m. Saturday, the Hickman boys’ lacrosse team had not beaten a school from the Parkway district or a team ranked in the top 10 in the state this season.
A wide-eyed child sits in the race stands at the Lebanon I-44 Speedway. His future is playing out in front of him and he doesn’t even realize it.
The Missouri softball team’s starting rotation consists of Jen Bruck. And Jen Bruck.
The Hickman girls’ soccer team held off Nerinx Hall for 79 minutes Friday night. And despite a first minute Nerinx goal, the Kewpies were proud of their performance. After the 1-0 loss at Cosmopolitan Park, Hickman is 9-4-4 on the season.
The scene at A.L. Gustin golf course could not have been more contradictory. Framed by dank, slate clouds and rolling, green hills, Hickman golf coach Clark Swisher stood beaming, with a hunk of polished wood tucked under one arm.
Completing a triathlon can be grueling. Tackling three sports at once for the first time, with no time to rest between events, can seem like a brief lapse in sanity. However, it can be addicting to conquer the challenges that each race holds, constantly pushing beyond perceived limits.
When he is at the plate, John McKee doesn’t move out of the way.
Rock Bridge pitcher Erik Darkow leans at the waste awaiting the call from the catcher during the Bruins’ practice on Tuesday. He shakes off the first call, then nods to the second. His 6-foot-5 frame takes a big stride from the mound as his hand comes around with a semi sidearm throw. The only sound is the ball smacking the catcher’s mitt.
The Rockhurst lacrosse team has demolished plenty of opponents this season.The Hawklets are 21-0 and ranked No. 1 in the LaxPower state poll. They have scored in double digits in all of their games and won 16 times by 10 or more goals. Things were no different when they beat Hickman 14-2 on April 25. But the Kewpie defense left a lasting impression on the Hawklet coaching staff.
Without taking any warmup shots, Landon Willett lines up on the first tee at the Country Club of Missouri. Only five seconds after setting up, he swings, his arms moving like the pendulum of a grandfather clock.
HOUSTON — Roy Oswalt pitched eight strong innings and Lance Berkman drove in three runs to lead the Houston Astros to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.