Rock Bridge sophomore Lauren Borduin won the state championship in the girls’ 800-meter run at this weekend’s state championship track and field meet in Jefferson City. Her time of 2:09.98 was .20 seconds away from the state record, set in 1992.
Lorenzo Williams wipes the sweat from his face and helps a customer select a “Little Nemo” from the “Summer Breezes sno-cone” menu that lists over 40 flavors. He washes his hands, turns on the rumbling ice shaver, and scoops the snow into a Styrofoam cup. He adds a colorful mixture of orange and blue syrup to the treat and tops it off with a bright green straw.
The Hickman baseball team’s five graduating seniors took a knee in left field to listen to their coach after their 13-4 loss to Fort Zumwalt South in Class 4 sectionals Thursday at Hickman.
The bleachers at Soccer Park in Jefferson City have been through a lot. Bright red paint chips off the weathered wood with every step, and the boards have become so wobbly that at the slightest movement fans reach for their food containers and chase their water bottles below their seats. But the bleachers still stand along a stretch of the soccer field, supporting screaming fans, win or lose. Despite rough conditions, the stands continue to do their job.
Rock Bridge was satisfied with its second-place finish Thursday in the Class 2 boys’ tennis state championship. The day featured some of the Bruins most competitive tennis.
While most of the students at Hickman are focused on getting through their last day of finals today, eight members of the track team are on their way to Jefferson City to compete in the state track meet.
After a seventh-place finish in last year’s state meet, the Rock Bridge track and field team has set its sights a little higher for this weekend’s state meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.
It’s a sunny day on the verge of summer and Hickman students have just been dismissed from school. While most are leaving campus with their car windows down and music blasting, a group of young men wearing purple and white uniforms assemble on Hickman’s baseball field.
Action pistol shooters are a unique group. National Rifle Association Press Chief Joe Roberts, 60, who has been involved in the sport since 1954 drew artistic parallels.
Rock Bridge players began wandering onto Bethel Park’s tennis courts well before their last practice before today’s state semifinal match against Rockhurst.
SAN FRANCISCO — Three Cardinals pitchers fell a single short of the cycle.
First came “40 Minutes of Hell.” Then “The Fastest 40 Minutes in Basketball.” Now it’s cease and desist.
KANSAS CITY — Detroit manager Jim Leyland gave his own version of a commencement speech to Jeremy Bonderman on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds spent a third day stuck at 714 and watched Albert Pujols hit his 23rd homer of the season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Curtis Granderson’s double keyed a four-run eighth inning Tuesday night and lifted Detroit past Kansas City 8-5, the Royals’ 11th straight loss.
For Helen Jeavons, the sport of Action Pistol Shooting is not about winning and losing. It’s about how she shoots her highly specialized, Italian-made Tanfoglio 9mm semiautomatic pistol.
After Barbaro’s surgery, the numbers seemed fantastic. Five hours, 23 screws and one plate later, the 3-year-old colt awoke on a raft in a pool and was later moved to a recovery facility. But to veterinarians at MU, this type of surgery is nothing new.
KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. — Barbaro was on his feet Monday in his 12-by-12 stall, and that’s where he’ll be for the next few days, the next few weeks and probably the next few months.
ST. LOUIS — David Eckstein got his first day off on Sunday, not because he needed one but because the St. Louis Cardinals know they need him for the long haul.
Television crews interviewed players and coach Tim Jamieson, and later point-and-shoot cameras replaced the heavy video cameras.