Rock Bridge High School shut out Blue Springs South 2-0 in the Class 5A state semifinal Thursday to give Rock Bridge its first shot at the state championship.
For the first time in 34 years, the Rock Bridge High School baseball team has found itself two wins away from a state championship. It will play Blue Springs South High School at 4 p.m. Thursday.
Battle High School junior sprinter Ben Brooks made history for a freshly-minted school Saturday.
After Rock Bridge posted a third-place finish in the boys state tennis competition, junior Rohit Rao and senior Raymond Majors earned the Bruins another medal.
Madison Bumgarner struck out 10 in seven scoreless innings and Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer off Adam Wainwright as the surging San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 on Friday night.
Cain went 3 for 4 and matched a career high with four RBIs, and Gordon reached base three times as the Royals won its second straight and handed Toronto its second consecutive loss following a season-best nine-game winning streak.
The duo of senior Raymond Majors and junior Rohit Rao will face Rockhurst's John Lewis Nogalski Jr. and Jacob Moore Saturday at 1 p.m. for the opportunity to play in the state doubles championship.
Strong pitching from junior pitcher Logan Twehous and the postponement of the game between Nixa and Willard from Tuesday to Wednesday helped the Bruins defeat the Eagles.
The Rock Bridge High School boys tennis team (19-2) placed third in the Class 2 state team tournament Thursday in Springfield.
The Bruins notched eight hits — six for extra bases — in their first-round road win over Rolla High School on Tuesday.
Hickman finished the season with a first-round loss to Jefferson City in the state tournament.
Each Columbia-area high school managed at least one first-place finish in Saturday's Class 4, District 3 sectional track and field competition in Eldon.
The Bruins defeated Joplin and Glendale to advance to the state semifinals.
Junior Logan Twehous threw a two-hit shutout as Rock Bridge High School defeated Jefferson City 5-0 in the Class 5 District 9 championship Wednesday.
Lindsey Wright scored two goals to lead the Fr. Tolton Regional High School girls' soccer team to a 3-1 win over Southern Boone in the Class 1, District 8 semifinals.
Two Rock Bridge doubles teams won Saturday to advance to the Sectional Individual tournament Tuesday.
Battle High School is a fledgling program, but its coaches have a depth of experience that can bring the Spartans to par with other programs quickly.
Propelled by fresh faces, the Bruins hope to continue their streak of postseason excellence, beginning 4 p.m. Wednesday.
A 5-0 loss to Osage ended the Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic's tennis team's season.
Tolton goes into postseason with 3-1 win over Sturgeon.