Prep Sports

Competition drives Rock Bridge sprinters

When Rock Bridge senior sprinters Chris Walton and Quinn Gray aren't competing against each other in the 200 meters, they compete together on the Bruins 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays.

Rock Bridge soccer team wins one at tournament

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team won one game and tied two others Friday and Saturday at the Notre Dame tournament in Quincy, Ill.

Hickman baseball player stays busy

Joey Smith, a junior right fielder for the Hickman baseball team, is also a member of the school's band and choir.

Hickman boys basketball coach resigns

 John Burns, who coached the Hickman boys basketball team for only one season, resigned to take another coaching job in Arizona.

Overtime penalty kick gives Rock Bridge soccer team win over Hickman

Rock Bridge sophomore soccer player Anna Alioto sent home the deciding goal in the second round of overtime penalty kicks Wednesday at Hickman.

Rock Bridge's Phillips returns from concussion with great performance

Ryan Phillips had three hits, two RBIs and three runs scored Tuesday in the Rock Bridge baseball team's 12-2 victory over visiting Jefferson City.

Rock Bridge tops Hickman in boys tennis

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team shutout Hickman 9-0 on Tuesday at Cosmopolitan Park.

Rock Bridge hitter breaks record in loss to Helias

Bruins cleanup hitter Max Byers was a rare bright spot for the Rock Bridge baseball team Monday in a 7-2 loss to visiting Helias.

Rock Bridge soccer team falls at Sedalia

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team lost 3-1 to Smith-Cotton on Monday in Sedalia.

Rock Bridge wins Tournament of Champions boys tennis tournament

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team won the eight-team Tournament of Champions on Saturday in St. Louis. It was the first time the Bruins won the meet since they starting competing in it almost 10 years ago.

Hickman girls track team wins Parkway South Invite

The Hickman girls track and field team won the 17-team Parkway South Invitational on Saturday in Manchester.

Rock Bridge boys track team wins Lee's Summit meet

Rock Bridge won the 15-team Lee's Summit boys track meet Friday afternoon. Hickman was fifth.

Rock Bridge pitcher adapts since performing in Little League World Series

In 2006, Ryan Phillips was a 5-foot-6 12-year-old who could throw a fastball in the 70s. Now, he is a 16-year-old starting pitcher on the Rock Bridge varsity baseball team with a 6-0 record.

Rock Bridge tennis team shuts out Marshall

The Rock Bridge tennis team defeated Marshall 9-0 on Tuesday night at Bethal Park.

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.