Prep Sports

The Kewpies look to seniors for success as season begins

The Kewpies are looking to improve upon last year’s 12-12 season, which ended with a loss to Jefferson City in the district tournament. Hickman coach Dave Wilson said with 16 returning lettermen, 15 seniors and an entire pitching staff returning, he expects his team to be more consistent than last year’s and to compete for a district championship.

Hickman Lacrosse loses to SLUH

Harrisburg wins state basketball title

In state championship games it can come down to which team has a player have the kind of game that boys dream of while shooting on their driveway hoops.Harrisburg junior forward Cory Via had one of those days.

Harrisburg wins back and forth contest to advance to Class 2 final

Harrisburg High School beat Clever, 73-67, in a high-paced game that featured 26 lead changes.

Rock Bridge girls’ basketball team celebrates state championship

Mayor Darwin Hindman named March 14 Green and Gold Day in Columbia on Friday in honor of the celebration of Rock Bridge High School’s girl’s varsity basketball team winning the first state championship in the school’s history.

Jefferson wins Class 1 boys' basketball championship

The Jefferson Eagles won their third-straight state championship by beating Glasgow, 59-30, on Friday afternoon.

MU women's basketall team signee earns Gatorade Player of the Year award

Kendra Frazier won Player of the Year honors in Kansas after posting state-best stats during her senior year.

Bruins are the best

Rock Bridge girls win their first-ever state title with a 50-35 win over Incarnate Word Academy.

MU recruit Steve Moore, Truman High can't overcome Webster Groves

Truman, featuring MU signee Steve Moore, fell, 64-60 to Webster Groves on Friday night in the Class 5 state semifinals.

'Confident' Bruins to play for first state title

The first half was sloppy on both sides marred by poor passes and even worse shooting — Rock Bridge shot 9-for-23 in the first half and Saint Joseph’s shot 8-for-24. Rock Bridge found its rhythm in the second half on the way to a 55-42 victory over Saint Joseph’s Academy in the state semifinals.

Rock Bridge basketball vying for state title

Get quarter-by-quarter updates as the Bruins girls' basketball team competes in the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown Class 5 girls semifinal.

Bulldog basketball unites small town of Harrisburg

The town of 182 people regularly packs the seats of Harrisburg High School's basketball court.

Bruins advance to state semifinals in convincing fashion

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team blew out Waynesville 51-28 in the quarterfinals Saturday afternoon.

Seabaugh runs the show for Rock Bridge

Rock Bridge senior point guard Andrea Seabaugh leads the Bruins into their state quarterfinal game against Waynesville.

Rock Bridge boys basketball falls to Fort Zumwalt South in sectional

After slowing Josh McCoy, the Bulldogs best palyer, for three quarters, he scored 15 points in the final quarter to help eliminate the Bruins.

Victory advances Rock Bridge girls basketball team to state quarterfinals

Behind the support of a rowdy, green and yellow clad fan base, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team defeated Fort Zumwalt West 56-39 in its Class 5 sectional game Wednesday at Union High School.

Rock Bridge hits road again for Sectionals

The Bruins are comfortable with playing away from home.

Bruins cheer squad finishes fourth in competition

Team finishes first in the Mix routine, and also won the award for the highest overall team GPA.

Douglass guard gives an assist off the court

Senior Landon Boone takes time to tutor after practice at the J.W. "Blind" Boone Community Center.

Thompson's role remains key as Bruins beat Jefferson City for district title

When Rock Bridge senior Sam Thompson grabbed the Class 5, District 10 championship trophy from Rock Bridge athletic director Jennifer Mast, Jefferson City fans had to be confused who the 6-foot-4 player with sandy blond hair was.

For most of Rock Bridge’s 53-39 win over the Jays on Sunday at Rock Bridge, Thompson could be found sitting between assistant coaches David Egan and Travis Gable grabbing a forest green towel, sometimes even chewing on it when the Jays (15-11) cut the lead to less than 10 points with three minutes to go.