Friday's game at Camdenton will feature a match-up of run-heavy offenses. Being the 2014 Class 5, District 4 champions is just one more hurdle for Battle to clear on the way to the team's ultimate goal of being state champions.
With the help of Rock Bridge's junior varsity runners, the Bruins are in position to win a state title.
Rock Bridge High School coach Laura Wacker has high expectations for the swim team going into the state meet this weekend in St. Peters.
The Kewpies fell in double overtime in the elimination game.
Kencq and Amy Stover, parents of late Tipton football player Chad Stover, want MSHSAA to require professional medical help and equipment at playoff games after their son's death last year in a Sedalia playoff game.
The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys cross-country team qualified for the state cross-country meet after finishing second in the Class 2 District 3 meet Saturday.
The Rock Bridge High School boys and girls cross-country teams finished second in the Class 4 Section 2 meet and will run in the state cross-country meet Nov. 8.
Battle gave up a 98-yard scoring drive to Waynesville with less than three minutes to go in the fourth quarter to fall behind 17-14. The Spartans then drove the ball to the 4 yard line where Nash Sutherlin ran in the winning touchdown with 18 seconds remaining.
Despite having the newest football program in Columbia, Battle is the last one standing.
The coach saw shimmers of light throughout the dark season, which ended at 1-9 after the Kewpies' a first-round playoff loss.
A high-scoring defeat against Ft. Zumwalt West High School ended the Rock Bridge High School football season. But its coach and star player know that another opportunity to strike awaits them next season.
After a successful 8-2 season, Trailblazers coach Chad Masters doesn't want to stop.
Jacob Gunn's eight saves against Rock Bridge High School led the Hickman boys soccer team to a 1-0 victory and the Class 4, District 11 title on Wednesday night.
Hickman High School defeated Battle 4-0, and Rock Bridge defeated Jefferson City 1-0 in overtime during the Class 4, District 11 semifinals Monday.
The Trailblazers were down six players during their 2-1 loss against Canton High School during Monday's MSHSAA district playoff game.
At the Class 4, District 4 meet on Saturday, the Rock Bridge High School boys and girls cross-country teams both took first place.
The Christian Fellowship School boys soccer team took second place in the Missouri Christian Schools Athletics Association state tournament this weekend.
Rock Bridge and Hickamn combined to produce three state-qualifying times in Saturday's meet at Hickman High School.
The $4.7 million renovations were funded by a 2010 bond issue combined with local efforts.
Turnovers, poor defense and bad field position dug a deep hole that Rock Bridge High School football team couldn't climb out of against Fort Zumwalt West.