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Rock Bridge gets long awaited sweep

It was a first for the players on the Rock Bridge baseball team.

Extra points

The Missouri softball team was eliminated in the Big 12 Conference Championships on Friday in Oklahoma City, falling 4-0 to No. 20 Oklahoma. Sophomore Kathy Masterson had a pinch-hit double for Missouri’s only extra base hit.

Rolling revival

The Black Angels, white wings on their butts, make their Roller Derby debut wielding pink stuffed animals staked on sticks and swords. The Pink Vixens followed, skating in dizzying

Big 12 crowns in Tigers’ reach

This weekend marks the beginning of the championship season for Missouri track and field. Today through Sunday, the Tigers will face big competition at the aptly named Big 12 Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Baylor’s Hart-Patterson Track & Field Complex.

Haas ropes steer, outfield position

Jon Haas has a versatile arm.

Extra Points

After winning its first two games of the Big 12 Conference Championships, the Missouri softball team lost Thursday to Kansas.

Top defender out for Kewps’ playoff push

If the Hickman lacrosse team wants to make it to postseason play, it will have to do it without its strongest leader.

Wavro up for the challenge

The top golfer on the Missouri women’s team, junior Stephanie Wavro, became a golfer on her eighth birthday. Her father, Steve Wavro gave her a set of clubs and “was basically like, ‘Here, you play golf now,’” Stephanie Wavro said.

Rock Bridge quietly gets victory

The green grass of the outfield contrasts with the red dirt of the infield. The smell of hot dogs rides the crisp spring breeze that blows through the bleachers at the Rock Bridge baseball field. The ring of aluminum bats breaks through country music played over a scratchy loud-speaker and on Wednesday evening, the constant cheering of the visitors’ dugout joined the sights and sounds of the ballpark.

Tigers’ thrower setting records

One year’s worth of progress can be astounding. For Jason Morris, a year of training has made a world of difference.

Tigers advance with two wins

The Missouri softball team beat Texas Tech and Nebraska Wednesday at the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Bruins look for rare series sweep

The Rock Bridge baseball team had no idea how big the win against Hickman on April 14 would be until district seeding came back last Saturday and they had the No. 3 seed, leaving the Kewpies at No. 4.

Tigers softball season on brink

After his team completed a two-game sweep of Texas Tech on April 30, Tigers coach Ty Singleton put the achievement in perspective.

Rivalry matchup is district preview

Tuesday night’s matchup between the Hickman and Rock Bridge girls’ soccer teams at Walton Stadium held many perks for both the players and the fans.

Bruins’ Franck grows into top singles spot

It’s been a season of growth for Rock Bridge tennis player Aron Franck.

Varsity Kewpies move over for J.V.

Although Hickman won 6-3, Thursday’s match against Hannibal was still up for grabs after singles.

Football lineman loses bulk to pitch

When Jeff Johanningmeier switched sports, he ran into

Nietzel’s calm belies his competitive fire

Junior Jordan Nietzel did not outwardly celebrate after the Rock Bridge baseball team’s home game Monday, but the rest of his team did.

Bruins’ goalies have easy night

Neither junior Tiffany Harris nor freshman Katherine Harry had much of a chance to show their stuff in net on Monday night.

Extra Points

The Hickman girls’ soccer team defeated host Smith-Cotton 3-0 on Monday. The Kewpies (10-5-4) scored all three of their goals in the second half.

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