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.
Emily Holt's 16 points led the Rock Bridge girls basketball team in a 50-41 victory Thursday night at Rolla.
Lyle Harris' 23 points led the Hickman boys basketball team Thursday night in a 61-51 victory over Smith-Cotton.
Nick Demien, a standout senior offensive lineman at Timberland High School in Wentzville, committed to play football at Missouri on Aug. 15. "In my mind, I was stupid not to go there," he said.
The Rock Bridge girls' basketball team had its annual overnight retreat Tuesday. The retreat includes setting values and goals, participating in team-building exercises and performing skits.
Some student athletes decide to only focus on one high school sport once they commit to play for a college. This isn't the case for Rock Bridge senior Trey Millard.
New Hickman boys basketball coach John Burns had the unique opportunity to travel around the country to observe some of the coaching that goes on at some of the nation's premier basketball programs.
Hickman tied Park Hill in the third-place game of the Class 3 state boys soccer tournament Saturday in Fenton.
Seniors George Plakorus and Taylor Cox scored goals, but the Kewpies' boys soccer team fell 6-2 to Christian Brothers College on Friday in the semifinals of the Class 3 state tournament.
Thursday's annual preseason Green and Gold scrimmage saw both teams in the double bonus for fouls and required an overtime to be decided.
Leo Lewis II played football in the Canadian Football League for 12 seasons and lives in Columbia. His son Leo Lewis III starred for Hickman and MU before playing 11 seasons for the Minnesota Vikings.
After a disappointing loss to Chaminade in the state semifinals last season, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team is seeking another run to the state tournment.
The Hickman boy's soccer team defeated Kickapoo 1-0 in the state quarterfinals Saturday. The Kewpies move on to the semifinals on Friday in Fenton.
Six swimmers from Hickman, and 10 from Rock Bridge, competed in the preliminary rounds of the state swim meet Friday. The final rounds are on Saturday.
Senior midfielder George Plakorus and junior goalkeeper Chuck Wilson have found success at just the right time for the Hickman soccer team.
The Hickman boys soccer team beat Camdenton 2-1 in overtime Tuesday night in Jefferson City to advance to the state quarterfinals.
Basketball practice started Monday for boys and girls teams at Hickman and Rock Bridge.
The Rock Bridge boys cross country team was third at Saturday's state championships, the first time Rock Bridge has left the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City with a trophy.