Danielle Linneman pitched and recorded the final hit in the Bruins’ 10-run-rule victory over Smith-Cotton.
The jamboree at Rock Bridge Field was a controlled scrimmage among three of Mid-Missouri’s best high school football teams: Rock Bridge, Hickman and Jefferson City.
Rock Bridge defeated Fatima of Westphalia for the first time in 10 years in a season-opening 12-2 win.
The Tigers’ recruiting class was ranked second in the nation by InterMat.com on Wednesday. Ohio State placed first. Hickman’s K.C. Pescaglia leads a group of four in-state athletes including Dom Bradley (Blue Springs), Trever Collins (Nixa) and Brandon Wiest (O’Fallon).
Representing Columbia in the Show-Me State Games can be an intense experience for almost anyone. But for Mason Wright there is some added pressure. Wright is the son of Hickman coach Jason Wright.
School buses flanked the horse trailers Friday at Boone County Fairgrounds.
Roughly 500 children from area schools and day cares showed up for the free event which showcased the cowboys and girls of the Missouri High School Rodeo state finals. Featured events were calf and goat roping, pole bending, team roping and barrel racing.
My first thought was, “No way. I’m a city girl. City girls don’t do that.”
Less than 24 hours later, I found myself in the middle of a rodeo arena, tying my first goat.
At 18 months, Casey Chasteen was in the saddle. Around the time most children are becoming used to walking on their own two legs, this Columbia native, now 17 years old, was learning how to stay steady on not two, but four legs.
Cindy Wood didn’t walk across the stage during the 2007 Hickman High School graduation ceremony at Mizzou Arena. She was at a rodeo.
By the start of kindergarten, Collin Bartels had already beaten cancer. In 2005, the cancer came back. Bartels, now cancer-free again, is competing in this weekend’s Missouri State High School Rodeo Championships at the Boone County Fairgrounds.
High schoolers across Missouri gave up their weekends to compete in rodeos throughout the school year.
The athletes travelled to 16 different locations across the state to compete in 32 rodeos throughout the Missouri High School Rodeo season in order to qualify for the state finals.
When the Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team won its first game last season, it was more than a successful beginning to their year.
For coach Jim Scanlon the victory marked his 500th career win, a key factor in earning a spot in the Missouri Basketball Hall of Fame.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Borduin won two Class 4 state championships at the MSHSAA Track and Field Championships.
The Class 3 and 4 state high school track and field championships take place this weekend at Lincoln University’s Dwight Reed Stadium in Jefferson City.
Rock Bridge junior Daniel Ni has only been playing tennis on a regular basis since summer 2005. Many of his teammates have been playing since they were 3.
According to Athletic Director Steve Levingston, first-year coach Kelly Gates knew from the beginning of the Rock Bridge Bruins’ soccer season that her team had a chance to be very competitive.