Laurie Painter is a Columbia resident and a former Rock Bridge athlete, but she now teaches sixth grade in Boonville and says she enjoys following the Pirates, who were the Bruins' opponents Thursday night.
The Kewpies boys soccer team won 4-1 after being tied 1-1 at halftime.
The Rock Bridge girls tennis team defeated Park Hill 8-1 on Wednesday at Bethel Park.
The senior Rock Bridge golfer has held a golf club since she was 4 years old.
Junior Lauren Fuller's walk-off home run propelled the Rock Bridge softball team to a 6-5, 10-inning victory over visiting Jefferson City.
After claiming the title at the Blue Springs South tournament Tuesday, the Rock Bridge girls golf team beat Hickman and Jefferson Wednesday in Columbia.
The Hickman girls volleyball team was frustrated in a 25-15, 25-14 loss Tuesday night to visiting Boonville.
The Hickman softball team beat Kirksville 9-2 on Tuesday at home.
The Hickman boys soccer team emerged with a 1-0 overtime victory in a defensive struggle Tuesday against visiting Jefferson City.
Ryan Schmidt scored in the 72nd minute to give the Bruins the victory.
Freshmen Riley Wilson is making a difference for the Kewpies softball team this season after filling in for injured junior pitcher Callie Sapp.
Rock Bridge got going after a 45-minute delay and a scoreless first quarter to post 43 points on Riverview Gardens. Quarterback Mark Pickerel connected for two passing touchdowns and ran for two more.
The Hickman softball team split a doubleheader Saturday, defeating Ursuline Academy from St. Louis 9-7, but falling to Wentzville’s Holt 3-1.
Junior Matt Kelly orchestrated the attack Saturday for the Rock Bridge soccer team, getting two assists and finding the back of the net twice in a 6-0 victory at Marshall.
The Rock Bridge girls volleyball team lost 25-14, 25-16 Saturday to visiting Ozark.
The Hickman boys cross county team placed sixth Saturday at the St Charles Invitational and the girls team placed 10th.
Alex Keith's punt block and two sacks propel Hickman's defense, which gave up only 89 yards of offense to Wentzville Holt.
Matt Kelly scored the game's only goal with eight minutes left. Rock Bridge continues tournament play tomorrow at 10 a.m. against Marshall.
Connor Hollrah scored the Kewpie's only goal in a 1-1 finish. Hickman plays its next game at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Senior Tyler Sprigg turned heads with his performance in the Kewpies' game Friday against Rock Bridge. As a tight end, wide receiver and defensive end, he was on the field for 130 of the game's 140 snaps.