Prep Sports

Rock Bridge a hit on first day of Great Eight Tournament

UPDATE: Derrick Washington suspended indefinitely from MU football team

The MU tailback was issued an order of protection in June after allegations of sexual assault. He was suspended from the team indefinitely by head coach Gary Pinkel on Thursday for disciplinary reasons.

Hickman-Rock Bridge clash begins football season

It will be the 14th meeting between the Bruins and the Kewpies, but it’s the first time  they have faced off in the first week of the high school football season.

Rock Bridge beats Hickman in girls tennis match

Rock Bridge High girls tennis team wins against Hickman High, 9-0.

Hickman softball team rallies to win opener

The Hickman girls softball team came from behind to win its season opener Tuesday evening 6-5 over visiting Boonville.

Hickman, Rock Bridge begin football practice

The Rock Bridge and Hickman football teams started their new seasons Monday with the first official day of two-a-day practices.

Brooklyn Cats speed to Show-Me State Games boys basketball title

The Brooklyn Cats use their fast-paced style of play to honor their coach's hometown near St. Louis. 

Rock Bridge cheerleaders set for regionals

The Rock Bridge cheerleaders are set to compete in the Northeast Regional Cheerleading Competition on Wednesday at Moberly Area Community College.

Boone County soccer players come together in Show-Me State Games

Soccer players from three high schools in Boone County came together Saturday for the Show-Me State Games to prepare for high school tryouts.

Rodeo brings Brady Chasteen closer to brother, family

 The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals give the Chasteen brothers a chance to compete against each other with friendly sibling rivalry, while still strengthening their brotherly bond.



Jeremy Kempker has big dreams in the rodeo

Jeremy Kempker finished third in calf roping in Saturday's Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals. Kempker plans to pursue calf roping professionally instead of going to college.

Cowgirl says high school rodeo full of life lessons

Victoria Meyer of Moscow Mills says competing in high school rodeo has taught her to be persistant, which helped her in Thursday night's events at the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals. 

Justin Becker balances rodeo, everything else

Just as calf roping requires New Bloomfield's Justin Becker to keep track of a number of different factors at the same time, so does his lifestyle.

Fairgrounds set for Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals

Cowgirls and cowboys competing in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals don’t arrive at the Boone Country Fairgrounds until Thursday, but a group of select people have been working all week to see that everything runs smoothly when the first rider saddles up.

State high school rodeo finals begin Thursday

About 75 high school students from across the state will compete in the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals from Thursday through Sunday in Columbia.

Boonville's Chuckie Jones is drafted by Giants

Chuckie Jones finally received the call he's been dreaming of his entire life. The outfielder was selected by the San Francisco Giants Tuesday in the seventh round of the MLB draft.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team loses in semifinal round

The  Bruins ended their postseason run, losing to Pattonville 2-1 Friday evening in the state semfinals.

'Unique' Rock Bridge girls soccer team prepares for semifinal match

The Bruins advance to the semifinal round, where they will face Pattonville Friday night.

David Johnson named new Hickman High School boys basketball coach

David Johnson was announced Thursday as Hickman High School's new boys basketball coach. This will be Johnson's second time holding the position. He coached the team in the early 1990s.

Few teams for home-schooled athletes

While there may not be a specific bylaw about home-shooled athletes, the Missouri State High School Activities Association does have minimum eligibility requirements students must meet to play competitive sports. The academic standard requirement makes it impossible for an unconditional home-schooled athlete to become eligible.