The Hickman volleyball team lost to visiting Rolla on Thursday after a tough fight in two games.
Freshman Patricia DeCastro led the Kewpies girls golf team to an easy victory against Sacred Heart High School.
The Bruins' Meghan Mueller and the Kewpies' Shelby Harper played against each other in the same pairing for the first time in their careers Tuesday at L.A. Nickel Golf Course.
The Hickman girls softball team defeated the visiting Southern Boone Eagles on Tuesday behind sophomore Andrea Drake's two RBIs and senior Amy Johanning's complete game pitching effort.
After losing five senior leaders last season, the Hickman softball team has found a new path where equality and respect are the focus, not seniority.
Hickman finshed third behind Helias.
Senior Kayla Burri helps lead the Bruins' girls golf team into what she hopes will be the best season of her career.
Rock Bridge's Kelsey Kindernecht beat Hickman's Dina Kaissi 3-6, 6-3, (10-2) on Monday in the Rock Bridge girls tennis team's 9-0 victory against Hickman.
Junior quarterback Sean Rush ran for two rushing touchdowns and Trey Millard ran for 137 yards on 17 carries in the Rock Bridge football team's 22-13 victory Friday night at Lee's Summit North.
The Blue Jays dominated the visiting Kewpies 42-6 on Friday night thanks to an offense that produced five touchdowns on more than 400 yards rushing.
Chase Rome, a senior defensive end on the Rock Bridge football team, has committed to play for Oklahoma State and starts there in December. With his decision behind him, Rome is focused on succeeding in his final high school season.
The Kewpies begin their 2009 footbal season with a difficult game at Liberty, which is ranked No. 5 in Class 6A.
The Hickman softball team won 4-0 Tuesday at Boonville.
The Rock Bridge football team finished the 2008 season with a 1-9 record, but Bruins coach A.J. Ofodile said his team has an opportunity to be competitive in 2009.
The Hickman football team got a chance to to see how it matched up against a real opponent Friday with a preseason jamboree.
The Columbia Public Schools athletics department saw a $17,000 cut to its budget when the School Board approved the 2009-10 district budget in June.
Coaches don’t waste time babying cheerleaders, even though an estimated 16,000 cheerleaders are injured every year in accidents involving dramatic stunts and tumbles. It’s called competitive cheerleading for a reason — the stakes are high and there are always other talented cheerleaders waiting to take your spot on the team.
Not everyone is cheering the rise of competitive cheer — especially those in the fight to expand women's collegiate sports. They say cheerleading is a support activity, like a marching band, and claim calling it a sport just gives universities an excuse to eliminate more recognized women's teams.
Darren Murray and Mark Wilson are rodeo clowns, or as they prefer to be called, bullfighters. Their job this week has been to protect the cowboys at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals at all costs— even if that means getting run over by the bull.
Missourian sports writer Brian Nordli got closer to the action than most Saturday at the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals.