Hickman stifles Vashon

The turnover bug did not bite the Hickman Kewpies on Friday night. Instead of being hindered by first half turnovers, Hickman benefitted from them en route to a 35-0 victory over visiting Vashon on Friday night. A blocked punt by Josh Elam gave Hickman the ball on Vashon’s 17-yard line near the end of the first quarter. Two plays later, Rob Heath scored on a 15-yard run. It was the first of four touchdowns for Heath on the night. After a 49-yard run by Heath gave Hickman a 14-0 lead, Derrick Smith intercepted Vashon quarterback Joshua Wilson, giving the Kewpies ...

Rock Bridge survives Rockhurst

Rock Bridge, No. 1 in the Class 6A state rankings, survived its biggest test of the season Friday night, defeating No. 4 Rockhurst 21-14 at Rock Bridge. Scott Concannon rushed for 173 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bruins.

Injuries deplete MU secondary

David Overstreet knows what to expect.

Flying high

He had played soccer forever.

For lifelong Kewpie, dream nears its end

Hickman wide receiver Byron Bundy said he doesn’t even need to look at the scouting report for an upcoming team. All he needs to do is talk to fellow wide receiver and good friend Derrick Smith.

Kewps not held back by rough first inning

Hickman pitcher Taylor Cowan was nervous.

Unexpected help

Tracy Keicher stood in line with her team, gazing at the American flag with her hand over her heart as teammate Allie Smith belted out her rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Keicher cheered when Smith finished the last line of the song, congratulating Smith for her performance.

Cougars honor former coaches

Missouri volleyball coaches Susan and Wayne Kreklow will receive the highest honor the Columbia College athletic department can give.

Blues take ice with rebuilt squad

ST. LOUIS — John Davidson left the safety of the broadcast booth for life on a high wire when he agreed to become St. Louis Blues president.

Senior energetically leads Bruins volleyball

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.

Season over for Bruins after comeback effort falls short

Dark gray clouds hung ominously over the Rock Bridge softball field on Wednesday during the Bruins district game against the Camdenton Lakers.

Tigers’ young cross-country runners set to contribute

Entering this season, Rebecca Wilmews, the Missouri cross country assistant coach, knew this year would be a growing year for the women’s team.

Passing grades

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.

Not too soon, not too long for QBs

AUSTIN, Texas — Colt McCoy says he’s growing up. Five games as the Texas quarterback will do that to a freshman pretty quick.

Tigers handle rival

Abbie Booth has bragging rights again.

Hickman coaches get tough

The whiteboard in the Hickman locker room read, “You will be held accountable today.”

Receivers grabbing attention

For arguably the first time in three years, Texas Tech senior Jarrett Hicks ran into something that could hold him back.

Dodgers unable to sneak past Mets

NEW YORK — The New York Mets looked like October regulars during their first postseason game since 2000.

Seniors motivate for game emotions, KU matchup

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.

Match is more than just a game

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.