Prep Sports

Four firsts for Hickman track team at sectional

The Hickman track and field teams won four events Saturday at the Class 4 Lebanon Sectional and qualified several others to the state championships next weekend at Lincoln University in Jefferson City.

Rock Bridge holds on to beat Hickman for district baseball title

Thanks to a strong start from pitcher Clay Leible, Rock Bridge beat host Hickman 5-4 on Wednesday in the Class 4, District 10 championship game. It is the Bruins' first district championship in at least two decades according to Rock Bridge coach Justin Towe.

Hickman golfer ties for title at state tournament

Hickman junior Taylor Cox tied for first place Tuesday at the Class 4 State Boys Golf Championship in Springfield.

Tight race at state boys golf championship

There were several good efforts Monday in the first round of the Class 4 State Boys Golf Championship on Monday at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.

Sport important part of Hickman runners' lives

Hickman distance runners Seth O’Laughlin and Zach Lynn say running has become a habit in their lives.

Rock Bridge pitcher closes out Hickman

Rock Bridge pitcher Travis Bittle has established himself as the Bruins' closer. He showed why Thursday coming in to shut down rival Hickman in the last inning to give Rock Bridge a 5-3 home victory and a season sweep of the Kewpies.

Rock Bridge, Hickman baseball teams close regular season

The Kewpies and Bruins play at 6 p.m. Friday to close the regular season before district tournament play begins Saturday. While the game will take place at Rock Bridge, seniors from both teams will be honored. When they met last month, Rock Bridge beat host Hickman in the 10th inning.

Hickman golf coach finds job rewarding

Hickman's Carol Kyd coached middle school gymnastics several years ago, but coaching golf has been a first for her. Kyd said being with the students is the best aspect of coaching.

Rock Bridge tennis team sweeps Jefferson City

The Rock Bridge boys tennis team beat Jefferson City 7-0 on Tuesday at Bethel Park to push its record this season to 21-0.

Hickman relay builds on success

In the eight seasons he has been at Hickman, coach Luke Neal says he hasn't seen a bond like the one between the teammates on the Kewpies' boys 4 x 400 relay, which was third at last season's state track and field meet.

Rock Bridge shortstop, second baseman as close on the field as off

Senior Nick Little and junior Zach Kurzejeski have become two of the Rock Bridge baseball team's best leaders.

Rock Bridge tennis team 2-0 at invite

The Rock Bridge tennis team beat Kirkwood and Clayton on Saturday at the North Central Missouri Invitational at Bethel Park to run its record this season to 20-0.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team 2-3 at Quincy Tournament

After losing to University High on Friday night, the Bruins bounced back to win two games Saturday, including a victory against district foe Troy-Buchanan.

Hickman track loses to Jefferson City in dual meet

The Kewpies shuffled the lineup in order to give some athletes a break heading into the district meet.

Rock Bridge tennis stays undefeated after sweep of Illinois schools

The Bruins pulled off a close victory over Belleville (Ill.) West before earning a sweep over Triad High School to move their record to 18-0 this season.

Rock Bridge doubles team surprisingly successful

The Bruins' Aaron Skinner and Blake Buchert upset the favorites in the Class 2 state doubles championship last season. Since then, opponents have become more aware of the team's talent.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team beats Hickman

The Rock Bridge girls soccer team earned its second victory over rival Hickman this season with a 2-0 triumph Wednesday at Rock Bridge.


Shot put keeps Hickman’s Harvey well rounded

Hickman lineman Josh Harvey has earned a scholarship to play football at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, next fall. Right now though, he is focusing on returning to the state track and field meet in the shot put.

Rock Bridge girls soccer team continues colorful tradition

It has become a tradition for the Rock Bridge girls soccer team to design shirts the night before its last home game against Hickman rival each season. The Bruins (6-11) play the Kewpies (6-10-1) at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Rock Bridge.

Rock Bridge boys tennis team beats Hickman

In the teams' final meeting of the season, the Bruins beat the Kewpies 9-0 for the second time. Rock Bridge dominated most of the matches.