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.
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.
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.
The Trailblazers baseball team had a big sixth inning as they squeaked past Fulton 6-5 Monday.
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.
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. .
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 (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.
Heidi Gundy and Lindsey Wright scored two goals apiece for the Trailblazers.
Tolton's golf team took on Westran and Sturgeon on Thursday. Led by freshman Thomas Clark, the Trailblazers took second place.
Josh Terrana was the lone bright spot for Tolton, winning 8-4 at the No. 1 singles position.
Battle High School shut out Sacred Heart with a 4-0 victory on Thursday.
The Bruins improved to a 4-0 record Wednesday with a win over Ripley High School.
Hickman beat Truman 5-4 in eight innings during their second game Saturday.
Rock Bridge is the first school to win four consecutive girls basketball state championships in over 20 years.
Rock Bridge guard Sophie Cunningham led all scorers Friday night in the semifinals with 21 points.
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.
The Rock Bridge High School girls basketball team beat Republic High School 64-44 Saturday, sending the Bruins to their fourth consecutive state tournament appearance.
Rock Bridge guard Sophie Cunningham scored a game-high 25 points in the Bruins' 64-33 win against the Lakers. Rock Bridge advances to face Republic Saturday in the next round of the state basketball tournament.
St. Louis University High School's size advantage over Muriel Williams Battle High School powered them past the Spartans 61-31.