Rock Bridge's Trey Millard and Hickman's Josh Williams have been playing sports against each other since middle school.
The tattoo Rock Bridge senior forward Logan Parks has on his right shoulder represents his devotion to his family.
For three months of the year, the Rock Bridge wrestlers buckle down to make weight. They say constantly working out and watching what they eat can take a toll both mentally and physically.
The Bruins' first home basketball game provided an opportunity for Columbia girls to participate in Rock Bridge's "ball girl" program.
While her stats may not show it, Shaunece Ballenger played a crucial role in Hickman's victory against Rolla.
The Hickman boys basketball team defeated host Jefferson City on Tuesday and is preparing to play at Rock Bridge on Thursday.
Hickman wrestling coach J.D. Coffman created a middle school wrestling club last year in hopes that one day the Columbia schools will make wrestling an official sport at that level.
Mark Dressler, a former Missouri basketball player, has taught his three children to play and love the sport of basketball. His oldest two children play in college, and his youngest plays for Rock Bridge.
When he was ruled ineligible to play his junior season, Hickman point guard Lyle Harris looked for help from his brother Lance Harris, a former Kansas State player.
After mounting a comeback in the second half, the Columbia Cougars faltered and fell to the Robert Morris Eagles 81-58.
In a perfect scenario, freshman Travis Jorgenson would be providing a spark off the bench for the Rock Bridge boys basketball team. That all changed when regular point guard junior Justin Miller was diagnosed with a stress fracture.
The Hickman girls basketball team lost 39-31 to Pembroke Hill on Thursday at the Blue Springs tournament.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team blew out Hazelwood East 93-46 on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the Troy tournament.
The Hickman boys basketball team lost its second-round game Wednesday at the Blue Springs tournament.
The Kewpies struggled in the first-round of the Blue Springs Tournament, turning over the ball 28 times in a 60-29 loss to Lee Summit.
The Hickman wrestling team lost 65-13 to Helias on Tuesday at Hickman. The only Kewpies to win matches were freshmen Alex Shea and J'Den Cox.
The Douglass boys basketball team won its first game of the season on Monday night at the Jamestown tournament.
The Kewpies trailed by two after the third quarter.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team defeated Timberland 90-25 on Monday to advance to the second round of the Troy Invitational.
The Hickman boys basketball team dropped its first contest of the season, losing 64-54 to Poplar Bluff on Sunday at the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College.