Four of Hickman's five losses have come at the hands of teams ranked in the top five in either Class 5 or Class 6.
Despite obstacles from a realigned district, multiple injuries and having a small team, Hickman's cross country coach believes the at-home advantage at this week's race will give the team a good chance against the competition.
The Fort Zumwalt West quarterback had six touchdowns and over 400 yards of total offense against an injury-riddled Hickman squad to open district play.
Bruins junior Stuart Eiken says he eats 7,000 calories a day in an effort to add weight for football. He is second on the team in rushing yards.
Injuries and the lack of players have played a role in forcing the Hickman football team to play around a dozen players on both sides of the football.
The Hickman softball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 4 state softball tournament Wednesday with a 7-1 victory over Wentzville-Holt.
Greg Nagel, the athletic trainer for Rock Bridge High School, works closely with the Bruins athletes, which means treating dozens of athletes a day.
The Hickman girls cross country team placed third out of eight teams Saturday at a 5K in Jefferson City's Binder Park.
The Kewpies won the game on a wild pitch in the top of the sixth inning to beat Jefferson City.
The Asburys play on different sides of the ball, but the support the provide to one another has helped them succeed.
Hickman defeated rival Rock Bridge 10-1 Wednesday night to advance in the Class 4, District 10 softball tournament.
The Kewpies have lost the district softballl championship to Jefferson City for the past two years. They'll get a chance to avenge the losses in Friday night's title match.
The Rock Bridge softball team used smart base-running and the emergence of young players to defeat Camdenton 7-2 on Wednesday night in the Class 4, District 10 tournament.
The Rock Bridge softball team's Carly Levy, Sara Stafford and Kate Rikoon all recently committed to play at the college level.
This type of fun has become a hallmark of a team that strives to be very tightly knit. A foundation of their team chemistry is their time spent going out to eat.
Madelyn and Emily Tegerdine say they haven't talked much about what it would be like to play varsity volleyball together for Hickman High School. Junior Madelyn is currently on the varsity squad, while sophomore Emily plays with JV. But before a recent practice, the sisters let themselves look forward to that possibility.
The Kewpies won 10-0 Monday against visiting Eugene.
In practices, senior Matty Bennett, the Rock Bridge cross country team's No. 1 runner, often works out by himself. That's all right with him, though, he says that being the lead runner on the team helps him reach his absolute peak.
Helias quarterback Jay Shimmens accounted for three touchdown as Helias throttled Rock Bridge 45-13 in the Bruins’ homecoming game.