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SOPHIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Lindsey Cunningham paved the way for All-American younger sister

After a Tuesday morning practice, McDonald's All-American guard Sophie Cunningham chats with sister Lindsey Cunningham, center, and Rock Bridge High School coach Jill Nagel at the West Multi-Plex in Chicago. Sophie looks to her sister, who plays for the Missouri women's basketball team, as a role model and will be joining her sister when she enters college as a Tiger next season.

Sophie Cunningham credits her older sister as her only role model in her athletic success.

SOPHIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT: During McDonald's All-American festivities, Cunningham revels in support of family, fans

Sophie Cunningham was shocked when her mother, Paula Cunningham, challenged her to a dance-off in front of thousands of spectators Monday at the Powerade Jam Fest at the Gerald Ratner Athletics Center at the University of Chicago.

Rock Bridge golfer Christian Miller has a surprising grip

Rock Bridge senior Christian Miller holds his club in a strange way compared to most golfers, but it doesn't hurt his play.

Tolton baseball downs Calvary Lutheran 13-1

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School Trailblazers' next game will be Monday against Salisbury.

Despite late comeback attempt, Battle girls soccer falls to Helias 2-1

The Muriel Williams Battle High School girls soccer team lost to Helias Catholic High School 2-1 Monday despite a strong performance by goalkeeper Gillian Schullte.

Rock Bridge baseball too much for Battle

Even a skeleton team for Rock Bridge was enough to push an 11-1 win over crosstown foe Muriel Williams Battle High School on Monday.

Tolton baseball triumphs over Fulton

The Trailblazers baseball team had a big sixth inning as they squeaked past Fulton 6-5  Monday.

SOPHIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT: McDonald's All-American Sophie Cunningham wants 'everything'

Rock Bridge High School star Sophie Cunningham will be the first person from Columbia to ever compete in the McDonald's All-American Game, an ESPN-televised exhibition in Chicago featuring the top basketball players in the country that will take place Wednesday. The confidence she shows on the court developed when she was still just in middle school.

SOPHIE IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Cunningham makes connections during charity visit

Players in the  McDonald's All-American exhibition game spent Sunday morning touring a Chicago Ronald McDonald House. The game on Wednesday will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities, which provides housing for sick children and their families. .

Hickman track finishes 14th at Festus Early Bird Invitational

The Hickman High School boys track team placed 14th out of 50 teams in the Festus Early Bird Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

 

Rock Bridge baseball splits two games on spring break road trip

Rock Bridge baseball (6-1) split a pair of games in Tennessee on Saturday on their annual spring break road trip, rounding out its first week of the season. The Bruins start their in-state schedule Monday against cross-town foe Muriel Williams Battle High School. 

Tolton girls beat Dixon 5-1 in soccer

Heidi Gundy and Lindsey Wright scored two goals apiece for the Trailblazers.

Tolton golf splits with Westran and Sturgeon

Tolton's golf team took on Westran and Sturgeon on Thursday. Led by freshman Thomas Clark, the Trailblazers took second place.

Tolton tennis opens season with loss against Moberly

Josh Terrana was the lone bright spot for Tolton, winning 8-4 at the No. 1 singles position.

Battle soccer rolls past Sacred Heart

Battle High School shut out Sacred Heart with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.

Rock Bridge baseball defeats Ripley, remains undefeated

The Bruins improved to a 4-0 record Wednesday with a win over Ripley High School.

 

Hickman baseball beats Truman, loses to Willard

Hickman beat Truman 5-4 in eight innings during their second game Saturday.

 

Rock Bridge girls basketball wins fourth-straight title

Rock Bridge is the first school to win four consecutive girls basketball state championships in over 20 years.

After win over Cor Jesu, Rock Bridge girls basketball just one win away from four-peat

Rock Bridge guard Sophie Cunningham led all scorers Friday night in the semifinals with 21 points.

Rock Bridge girls basketball closes in on special distinction

The last team to win four straight girls basketball state titles was St. Joseph's Academy from 1990-94. To reach the championship game Saturday, Rock Bridge will have to beat Cor Jesu Academy on Friday in the semifinal round.

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