Prep Sports

Historic Hickman-Rock Bridge game changed the city

Fourteen years ago, before the grand stage and "Providence Bowl" moniker, the second contest between the rivals might have been the greatest high school football game ever played in mid-Missouri.

Different approach needed for rivalry game

The atmosphere of the Hickman-Rock Brige football game brings distractions that don’t usually come with a normal game.

Cooper knows both sides of Rock Bridge-Hickman rivalry

Jaimonte Cooper's family moved one mile so he could play for the Rock Bridge Bruins. Now a senior, Cooper is preparing for his final Providence Bowl.

Kewpie senior perfect on the mound, productive at the plate

Taylor Cowan, a senior at Hickman, has thrown two perfect games and been a leader for the Kewpies.

Bruins volleyball team looks to rebound from tough losses

The Rock Bridge volleyball squad is a tight-knit bunch, gathering weekly on Monday nights to watch the CW's "Gossip Girl" together, holding sleepovers and sitting together at lunch. That team unity could help it regain steam after consecutive losses to Hickman and Hermann.

Cowan perfect again for Kewpies

Taylor Cowan threw another perfect game in the Hickman softball team's 3-0 road victory over Hallsville on Monday.

Bruins nip New Franklin

The Rock Bridge softball team won 1-0 on Monday over host New Franklin.

Bruins runners regroup

After graduating its star runner last year, the Rock Bridge cross country team is forging an identity of its own this season.

Rock Bridge bowled over by Jays

Jefferson City gashed the Bruins for over 330 yards rushing, but Rock Bridge coach A.J. Ofodile says his team is improving.

Hickman's Cowan perfect

Hickman senior Taylor Cowan pitched a perfect game to lead the Kewpies' softball team to a 1-0 victory over rival Rock Bridge on Thursday night at University Field on the MU campus.

Hickman senior Gary Smith loves football, awaits return

After surgery for a dislocated wrist, it appeared that Gary Smith would be out for the season. But he was recently told by doctors that he could return to the Kewpies as early as next week for their game against Rock Bridge at Memorial Stadium.

Hickman football field to be named after former star player

Later in life, Robert M. LeMone made numerous contributions to the high school, including the donation of the lift used to video-record football games, and donations for the football field, track and concrete around the stadium.

Rock Bridge football plays without lineman

Skylar Hinton, a two-way lineman with the Bruins football team, is out for the rest of the season. Now the 1-2 Bruins must win without their biggest player.

Kewpies softball team rolls

The Hickman softball team defeated New Franklin 8-0 Wednesday night in Columbia.



Hickman sweeps volleyball match against Rock Bridge

A pair of Hickman seniors helped the Kewpies dominate Rock Bridge in the rivals' first meeting of the season.

Cook shines while Kewpies sputter

The sophomore made plays on offense, defense, and special teams, but Hickman's couldn't mount a comeback throwing the ball after trailing big at halftime to Park Hill.

Bruins offense struggles and lineman Hinton goes down

Rock Bridge could not get its offense rolling as McCluer North rolled to over 280 yards rushing in the game and pulled away in the fourth quarter.

Hickman volleyball team gets back to basics

The Kewpies, district champions a year ago, are emphasizing being more fundamentally sound than opponents in 2008.

New Rock Bridge quarterback focused on the now

Darryn Hill, Rock Bridge’s newest quarterback, says is ready to help the Bruins put last season's 1-9 record behind them.

Player’s injury forces Hickman offensive line to lead

The Kewpies’ offensive linemen, usually a reserved group, have been asked to become more vocal after senior wide receiver Chase McMichael’s clavicle was injured.