Hickman defeated Rock Bridge 1-0 in the Class 3, District 9 semifinal Tuesday behind George Platokus' early goal. Hickman advances to take on Jefferson City on Thursday in the final.
Adam Taylor became Hickman's head soccer coach when Larry Thornburg resigned at the beginning of October. He has led his team through a tough transition period into the district finals.
Hickman and Rock Bridge will be represented in the Class 4 boys and girls races at the MSHSAA Cross Country Championships.
The Hickman boys' soccer team defeated Smith-Cotton High School 7-0 Saturday in the opening round of the the Class 3, District 9 soccer tournament. Hickman dominated the match. Its goalie didn't need to make a save until last in the second half.
The Rock Bridge football team lost 49-14 Friday night at Blue Springs. The loss ended the Bruins' hopes of making the playoffs.
The Hickman football team ended its season Friday night with a 28-9 loss to visiting Jefferson City.
Certain scenarios need to play out for the Kewpies and Bruins to stay in the playoff hunt.
Hickman's football practices haven't been that physical this week because the team is making sure it is mentally prepared to play rival Jefferson City in a crucial district game.
The Rock Bridge football team has put together its best season since 2006, and much of the credit belongs to the defensive line. Here is a closer look at each starter.
Rock Bridge football coach A.J. Ofodile is trying to win games. More importantly, however, he is trying to build quality young men.
The Hickman boys cross-country team advanced to sectionals after placing third in the district meet Saturday in Jefferson City.
Running back Trey Millard rushed for four touchdowns in the Bruins' 41-34 road victory over Blue Springs South on Friday.
The ball bounced Hickman’s way all night in a 53-14 rout of the Trojans on Friday at Hickman.
Hickman senior Dina Kaissi advanced to the semifinals of the Class 2 state girls tennis championship on with two strong matches on Friday in Springfield. Rock Bridge junior Kelsey Kinderknecht and the Bruins doubles team of Sarah Heeter and Alice Mends need one win to finish sixth and two wins to finish fifth.
Rock Bridge junior Michael Bush does not want to limit his abilities. Some students march in the band. Some play football. Bush does both.
Kyle and Ryan Asbury have been members of Hickman's varsity football team for the past two seasons.
After getting swept by Hickman last year, the Rock Bridge girls volleyball team beat the Kewpies in straight games Thursday night to the season series 3-1.
Ladue Horton Watkins defeated Rock Bridge 5-0 Thursday in the Class 2 state girls tennis championship.
Rock Bridge tennis coach Ben Loeb says his team needs to play with confidence at this season's Class 2 state girls tennis tournament.