Prep Sports

Hickman girls lose on buzzer beater

The Kewpies fail to stop Waynesville on the last possession of the game.

Hickman girls basketball team beats Kirksville

The Hickman girls basketball team won 60-50 on Monday at Kirksville to improve its record to 6-5.

Hickman girls basketball team falls in tournament semis

The Hickman girls basketball team lost 51-39 to host Rolla on Saturday in the semifinals of the Bulldogs' tournament.

Hickman rolls to win against Lebanon

Lyle Harris leads the Kewpies with 18 points.

Hickman wins at Rolla girls basketball tournament

The Hickman girls basketball team ran past Newburg 63-44 on Monday at the Rolla tournament.

Hickman girls basketball team routs Marshall

The Hickman girls basketball team rolled to a 52-12 victory Saturday over host Marshall.

Nebraska football recruit, Chase Rome, wrestles his way to football success

After growing in the wrestling world, Chase Rome was forced to make a decision between football and wrestling. Despite choosing football, Rome continued to train at his father's martial arts gym and attributes many of his strengths to his experience in fighting. 

Awkward moments don't stop Hickman's female wrestlers

The members of Hickman's wrestling team said there were awkward moments when the season started with two girls on the roster, but they have learned to adjust.

Pescaglia brothers return to Hickman wrestling

Brothers Tony, K.C., and Vince Pescaglia were all standout wrestlers for Hickman. Now that they are all students at MU, they have returned to the Kewpies as assistant coaches.

Williams leads Rock Bridge girls basketball team in victory

Rock Bridge senior guard and co-captain Amaya Williams scored 17 points Friday for the Bruins in a victory over against Glendale. However, Williams excels at more than basketball.

Rock Bridge girls basketball's chili supper a sweet event

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team's annual chili supper Thursday before the boys basketball team's rivalry game against Hickman, came with dessert — including a German chocolate cake baked by the coach.

Missouri men's basketball players enjoy Hickman-Rock Bridge rivalry

Players from the Missouri men's basketball team were in the stands to watch Rock Bridge senior guard Ricky Kreklow lead the Bruins to a 60-37 victory over Hickman on Thursday night. Kreklow has committed to join the Tigers' program next season.

Rock Bridge-Hickman rivals revisit childhood rivalry

Rock Bridge's Trey Millard and Hickman's Josh Williams have been playing sports against each other since middle school.

For Rock Bridge boys basketball player, tattoo is more than ink

The tattoo Rock Bridge senior forward Logan Parks has on his right shoulder represents his devotion to his family.

For Rock Bridge wrestlers making weight often the hardest part of season.

For three months of the year, the Rock Bridge wrestlers buckle down to make weight.  They say constantly working out and watching what they eat can take a toll both mentally and physically. 

Rock Bridge girls basketball get small assists in win

The Bruins' first home basketball game provided an opportunity for Columbia girls to participate in Rock Bridge's "ball girl" program.

Hickman point guard does little things

While her stats may not show it, Shaunece Ballenger played a crucial role in Hickman's victory against Rolla.

Hickman boys basketball team starts rivalry week

The Hickman boys basketball team defeated host Jefferson City on Tuesday and is preparing to play at Rock Bridge on Thursday.

Hickman wrestling coaches volunteer with middle schoolers

Hickman wrestling coach J.D. Coffman created a middle school wrestling club last year in hopes that one day the Columbia schools will make wrestling an official sport at that level.

Dressler family bonds over basketball

Mark Dressler, a former Missouri basketball player, has taught his three children to play and love the sport of basketball. His oldest two children play in college, and his youngest plays for Rock Bridge.