Prep Sports

Hickman sophomore balances basketball and band

Marcus Whitt, a sophomore at Hickman, plays drums in the school’s concert and marching bands. He is also a member of the boys basketball team.

Basketball teams compete in fundraiser

The reigning state champion Rock Bridge girls basketball team defeated Kickapoo 47-42 on Saturday and helped raise more than $1,000 for the American Cancer Society on the first day of the Norm Stewart Classic.

High school basketball teams hit the road

The Hickman boys basketball improved to 2-0 Thursday with a victory over Smith-Cotton.

Kirksville out-wrestles Hickman, Rock Bridge

Kirksville defeated both Rock Bridge and Hickman in a three-way dual at Hickman on Tuesday night.

Hickman opens with a win

The Kewpies beat Warrensburg at the Dairy Queen Shootout in Marshall.

Bruins girls basketball moves to 2-0

A win over Metro St. Louis gives the Rock Bridge girls basketball team a 2-0 season start.

Hickman senior ready to step into Kewpie basketball spotlight

Chasity Prince, who signed a letter of intent to play at Southwest Baptist University on Tuesday, will fill the void left by Yvonne Anderson.

Bonuchi earns state diving title

Hickman swimmer seeking second state championship

Michael Sheahen, a senior at Hickman, is looking to repeat as state champion in the 500-yard freestyle.

Rock Bridge, Hickman runners perform well at state meet

Despite the cold, Columbia cross country teams performed well at the Missouri high school cross country championships Saturday in Jefferson City.

Hickman boys soccer falls in district final

Hickman boys soccer coach Larry Thornburg was right when he said he was expecting a close game. Jefferson City needed overtime to defeat Hickman 2-1 in Wednesday's Class 3, District 9 championship game.

Bruins shelled by Blue Springs

Rock Bridge ends its season at 1-9 after a 49-7 as the Wildcats' Darrian Miller were carried by sophomore running back Darrian Miller.

Football bigger for Easton than he thought

When he was a freshman, Tedder Easton was only going to play basketball for Rock Bridge. Now a senior, Easton ends his football career at Rock Bridge with Friday's game against Blue Springs.

Lack of locker room challenging Kewpies

In a way, the Hickman football team has been homeless this fall as it doesn't have a locker room. Players and coaches say not having the room has hurt team unity and camaraderie.

Hickman, Rock Bridge cross country teams aiming for state

Coming off successful showings in their district meet, the Hickman and Rock Bridge cross country teams are preparing for Saturday's sectional meet.

Kewpies roll past Troy-Buchanan

Behind the stellar play of Spenser Washington, the Kewpies kept their postseason chances alive for another week as they get set to play rival Jefferson City.

Bruins fall to Dalton, Blue Springs South

The Jaguars quarterback and Rock Bridge's Darryn Hill played similarly, but three touchdown passes by Dalton set him apart as the Bruins fall to 1-8 on the season.

Rock Bridge football's family tradition of kickers

Brandon Gerau began his kicking career with the Rock Bridge football team in 2004. When Sheldon Gerau, his youngest brother, graduates, a Gerau will have kicked for the Bruins for six consecutive seasons.

With districts looming, Hickman sweeps Rock Bridge

The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rock Bridge in three games Thursday night at Hearnes Center.

Hickman student loves her busy life

Galit Rudelson runs cross-country and participates in gymnastics, all without affecting her studies.