Prep Sports

Rock Bridge soccer team defeats Camdenton

Eli Sherman, Ryan Stanowski, Ryan Schmidt and Trevor Davis all scored for the Bruins in the first half.

Rock Bridge volleyball defeats Hickman

The Rock Bridge volleyball team beat Hickman 25-7, 25-16, 25-16 on Thursday night.

Beware of Rock Bridge volleyball players on 'Wrangle Wednesdays'

Some teams give their teammates a high-five, a pat on the back or a tap on the butt. Rock Bridge volleyball players prefer to "wrangle."

Rock Bridge golfers fourth at state

Senior Meghan Mueller's second-place performance led the Rock Bridge girls golf team to a fourth-place finish Tuesday at the Class 2 state championship.

Twins' Hickman soccer careers coming to a close

Eric and Thomas Pekkala are fraternal twins who have always played on the same soccer teams together. Tuesday they played their last game on their home field in a 5-3 Hickman victory over Helias that required overtime penalty kicks.

Peel impressive despite Hickman volleyball team's loss

Senior middle hitter Emily Peel had 11 attacks, four kills and three blocks Tuesday in the Hickman volleyball team's two-game loss to Troy Buchanan.

Hickman boys soccer tops Helias in penalty kicks

The Hickman boys soccer team defeated Helias in overtime penalty kicks Tuesday at Hickman.

Hickman volleyball falls to Troy Buchanan

The Kewpies fell to the Warriors in two sets.

Rock Bridge golfers fourth after first day of state tournament

The Bruins got strong performances from senior Meghan Mueller and sophomore Kaitlyn Marsh to put them within striking distance of second place. Rock Bridge finished fifth at the state tournament last year.

Underneath the Lights: The 12th woman

The mother of Rock Bridge football player Sheldon Gerau plays a big role for the Bruins every Friday night.

Younger players gain experience as Hickman volleyball sweeps Timberland

Chloe Kome notched three digs in her varsity debut Monday night.


Rock Bridge golf coach gives team mental edge heading into state tournament

The Rock Bridge golf team is headed to their second straight state tournament behind coach Melissa Melahn, who has kept the team loose and playing well.

Rock Bridge tennis team wins sectional

Bruins advance to the state semifinals after beating Glendale. 

Rock Bridge softball team happy with finish

Although the Rock Bridge softball team was eliminated from state competition Saturday after a loss to Webb City, the Bruins had a successful season.

Rock Bridge softball team loses in state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge softball team lost 8-6 to Webb City in a Class 4 state quarterfinal game Saturday in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman loses to Fort Zumwalt West

Hickman lost 36-35 to Fort Zumwalt West. Hickman's onside kick with 2:37 left gave Zumwalt West the ball at the 47-yard line. The Jaguars' Ray Harris ran for a touchdown with 40 seconds left, and Zumwalt West scored on a two-point conversion.

Hickman falls to Fort Zumwalt West*

The Kewpies late score wasn't enough to secure a victory against the Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars. 

Women rule in Rock Bridge chain crew

The Rock Bridge football chain crew is billed as the "world's only all-female chain gang" by the school's public address announcer.

Rock Bridge, Hickman football teams set for district play

The Hickman and Rock Bridge football teams both begin district play with home games Friday night.

Hickman volleyball player encourages others on team

Kayla Rhodes is a setter for the Hickman volleyball team, and throughout its 4-15 season she has been the spark that keeps the team from giving up.