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.
Blair Scanlon and Brady Hammond, former assistant coaches on the Rock Bridge boys basketball team, have found new homes as head coaches.
In a game that went down to the wire, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team earned a 42-38 victory against Blue Springs by staying focused in a dramatic finish.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team ran to a 90-34 victory over Moberly on Saturday in its season-opener at the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College
Senior Ashley Davis led the Hickman girls basketball team with 14 points in its 48-40 win Saturday in the Norm Stewart Classic.
The Hickman boys basketball team won the Marshall High School tournament Friday night with a 53-44 victory over Warrensburg High School in the championship game.
Injuries hampered Ricky Kreklow last season and over the summer, but he is set to begin his senior season for the Rock Bridge boys basketball team on Saturday in the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College.
Hickman coach Tonya Mirts knows getting teenage girls to get along isn't easy, but she says this season's Kewpies all enjoy being together — a big key to a successful season.
Everyone seemed to know freshman Jade Holly had earned a starting spot on the Hickman girls basketball team but her. She found out just hours before the game and contributed 19 points in a winning effort.