Athletes from Rock Bridge and Hickman high schools received awards for their sports achievements.
Hickman lost to Helias 42-39 in its home opener Tuesday night after allowing a pin the night’s final match.
The Hickman boys basketball team advanced to the second round of the Blue Springs tournament.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team suffered its first defeat of the season in a 69-59 double-overtime loss at Nixa.
The Bulldogs won 70-37 on Monday night at Prairie Home.
The Rock Bridge wrestling team placed third Saturday at the 12-team Parkway South tournament.
COLUMBIA — In any given year, Lori Painter and Willie Geissert attend games for six or seven different MU sports, cheering their hearts out for their beloved Tigers.
The Bruins are 3-0 after defeating the defending state champions.
Despite their differing personalities, Hickman juniors Jessi Strother, Chloe Perkins and Hannah Babcock have combined to form solid leadership for the Kewpies on and off the volleyball court.
Standing at 6 feet, 3 inches, wearing men’s size 10 1/2 basketball shoes, junior Katherine Harry towers above her teammates. It would be easy to rely on her height to get all of her points. Instead, Harry has spent the past year making improvements to her game.
Hickman senior Tucker Bounds may have lost his father six months ago, but family and friends noticed his growth and maturity throughout the Kewpies’ football season.
By hanging out together after summer workouts Hickman's cross country runners created a strong bond, something the Kewpies attribute to their success in 2007.
The way the Rock Bridge soccer players came off the field after their district championship game against Smith-Cotton, someone just arriving might think that the outcome of the game was different.
"Once a Kewpie, always a Kewpie."
The Hickman football team’s season came to an end Friday night, losing 33-30 to visiting Jefferson City.
The Rock Bridge football team lost their final game of the season 48-28 to Oak Park on Friday at Rock Bridge Field.
As a renovations get started, the Hickman and Rock Bridge swimming teams have successfully handled difficult conditions at their 42-year-old pool.
Rock Bridge senior Mike Petrik has played seven different positions for the Bruins this year. He also holds the top spot in many statistical categories and is a team leader.
For the Hickman fooball team, playing a district game for a chance to advance in the state playoffs is special. But playing that game against Jefferson City holds extra meaning.
The Rock Bridge boys soccer team’s season ended after a 1-0 loss to Smith-Cotton on Thursday night in the Class 3, District 10 championship game at Rock Bridge Field.