The Spartans' leading scorer has faced health problems over the past nine months. Still, sophomore Daviante Ostrander averaged 16.7 points and is set to lead the Spartans in the first game of the playoffs Tuesday.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team will face Blue Springs South at 7:45 p.m. Thursday in the Class 5, District 9 championship game.
For the first time, Muriel Williams Battle High School scored over 70 points in a game. The boys basketball team beat Troy Buchanan High School 72-55, earning a spot in the Class 5, District 4 finals.
Whitt, who broke almost every Hickman program record, scored 36 points in his final high school game.
Cheyanna Weaver, a senior, scored only 5 points for Battle (13-13), but sophomore Maya Mouton added 10 more with 8 rebounds to be a lone bright spot for the Spartans in their 55-27 loss to Wentzville-Holt in the Class 5, District 4 qualifier.
Mikayla Logan and Ny'jah White scored a combined 24 points in Hickman's 50-27 win against Blue Springs Tuesday , advancing the Kewpies to the district championship.
Porter had a game-high 25 points in the Bruins' 72-45 win over Blue Springs South.
Republican Rep. Elijah Haahr of Springfield's bill would allow homeschooled high school students to participate in activities sponsored by the Missouri State High School Activities Association.
Neither Hickman High School nor Smith-Cotton High School scored a point in the third quarter of the Class 5, District 9 tournament game.
Senior Ryan Kreklow and the Rock Bridge High School Bruins start districts at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday against Blue Springs.
Michael Porter Jr. scored 35 points in Tolton Catholic's 72-60 win over South Callaway in the Class 3, District 8 title game. Tolton opens the state tournament Wednesday against Bowling Green.
With another Class 5 state title, the Bruins would be the first program to "four-peat" since St. Joseph's Academy did so from 1991-1994.
The No. 1 Kewpies begin district play Tuesday in Blue Springs with their sights on a first state championship.
BARF — or Blazer Athletics Running and Fitness — was established at Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School in 2013 as a way to keep athletes in shape between sports seasons and is now a hit among students. The name was chosen to amuse the students, but it's serious work.
Despite Jack Widhalm's last second 3-pointer, Rock Bridge High School lost to Helias Catholic High School Friday.
The Hickman High School boys basketball team lost a tough game at Kickapoo High School on Friday night.
After a 1 hour and 8-minute game that made observers pine for a faster pace, Tolton walked away with a 40-23 win over Southern Boone.
After beginning the season 12-3, the Hickman High School boys basketball team will enter the district tournament after going on a 2-7 stretch.
Cierra Porter led the Bruins with 20 points.
Junior guard Tre Smith scored 17 points, leading Rock Bridge to a 77-60 win over Battle.