Prep Sports

Boessen gets kick out of Rock Bridge soccer team's victory

Carmen Boessen showed off a bicycle kick, one of soccer’s most difficult moves, during the first half of Rock Bridge's 3-0 win over visiting Troy Buchanan on Monday night.

Rock Bridge sprinter lets imagination run wild

Lauren Flaker, a state qualifier in the 100-meter dash for the Rock Bridge track and field team, is the co-president of the school's Harry Potter club, formally known as Dumbledore’s Army

Rock Bridge player hits unexpected home run in win against Smith-Cotton

Sophomore Ryan Phillips already drove in four runners on three singles, but in his fifth at bat, he sent a high fastball flying over the left field fence — a feat uncommon in high school baseball.

Rock Bridge soccer team struggles with weather

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team was never able to adapt to the wet weather conditions on Thursday night and lost 6-0 to visiting Blue Valley Northwest.

Hickman relief pitcher finds success as a hitter

Kewpies closer Curtis Hicks found himself hitting cleanup as a designated hitter in Thursday's game against Fort Zumwalt West.

Hickman thrower shows star power

Junior thrower Sarah Hall possesses strength her teammates on the Hickman track and field team like to compare to that of the fictional character Lara Croft, especially since like Croft, Hall wears a distinctive braid in her hair.

Dual personality drives Hickman soccer player

Hickman soccer player Maggie Pace provides leadership for her teammates and an entertaining attitude off the field.

Hickman soccer team holds on to beat Jefferson City

After surviving at close call in the final minutes, the Hickman girls soccer team secured a 2-1 victory Tuesday night over visiting Jefferson City.

Jefferson City rallies against Hickman after batter hit in the face by wild pitch

The scary moment involved pinch hitter Bryan Meeker.

Hickman soccer freshmen adjust to varsity competition

Coach Tony Gragnani said Kewpies Kate Hulen and Sarah Levin have earned their roles in the starting lineup.

Hickman track team earns top finishes

The Hickman track and field teams performed well at the Capitol City Relays on Saturday in Jefferson City with the girls team finishing third out of 13 teams and the boys team finishing fifth out of 15 teams.

Hickman baseball player disappointed against former Rock Bridge teammates

Hickman first baseman Conner Shaw, right, used to play Rock Bridge baseball. This season, he plays for Hickman, which was edged 3-2 by the host Bruins on Monday.

Kansas Relays offer fresh events for Rock Bridge track team

Some runners on the Rock Bridge track and field team have never competed before in the events in which they will run this weekend in Lawrence Kan.

Friendly competition characterizes Hickman and Rock Bridge baseball rivalry

Hickman baseball coach Terry Whitney graduated from Rock Bridge in 1978 and coached the Bruins from 1998-2006.

Strong pitching helps Rock Bridge baseball team to fast start

The Bruins' starting pitchers are a collective 10-1 this season.

Rock Bridge soccer team can't come back

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team lost 1-0 on Tuesday at Jefferson City, unable to recover from a Jays goal in the first minute of play.

Rock Bridge forward finds scoring touch

Rock Bridge senior Kelsey Whittet, who moved from midfield to forward this season, scored in the second half to give the Bruins a 1-0 victory Monday over visiting Hickman.

Successful attitude bolsters Rock Bridge tennis player

The 6-foot-2 Bruins junior tennis player Jimmy Hunter is soft-spoken and polite, yet speaks with a quiet confidence.

Rock Bridge tennis team tough at home

The last time the Rock Bridge tennis team lost at home was April 21, 2007.

Goalkeeper competition works well for Rock Bridge soccer team

Sophomore Stephanie Monticelli and junior Carrie Levy are competing to be the Rock Bridge girls soccer team's starting goalkeeper.