Prep Sports

High school teams gear up for district competition

It's win or go home for all teams entering the district tournament. Only Battle High School will host a first-round game this weekend.

Battle football ready for first trip to playoffs

An added year of experience and a beefed up schedule in year two have the Spartans one week away from the first playoff game in the  program's history.

Rock Bridge's Cunningham becomes first female to score for varsity football team

During Rock Bridge High School's 40-26 loss to Christian Brothers College High School, Sophie Cunningham became the first female ever to score a point for the Bruins varsity football team.

Rock Bridge Girls Tennis wraps up individual season

Rock Bridge girl tennis recorded three top-four individual finishes at the state championships. 


Hickman football shut out at Hazelwood Central

An early safety was all the Hawks needed in a 31-0 win over the Kewpies on Saturday.

Tolton football wins season finale; looks to carry momentum into playoffs

After three long years mired in losing seasons, the Tolton football team (8-1) capped off its best year ever Friday with a win over Sacred Heart. The Trailblazers have won seven consecutive games. 

Battle football's goal line play leads Spartans to win

Battle rushed for 384 yards, while giving up only 137 total yards.

Rock Bridge boys and girls cross country win at Border War meet

Nick Wright and Becca Rubinstein finished second overall individually for the boys and girls, respectively.

Rock Bridge girls tennis team wins state title

The Bruins' victory is their third state team title in five years. Rock Bridge High School beat St. Joseph's Academy 5-0.

Columbia teams learn seeds for boys soccer tournament

The Class 4, District 11 tournament will be held Oct. 27 and 29 at Muriel Williams Battle High School.


Confident Tolton football antsy before final game

The Trailblazers (7-1) are riding on the energy of their best season ever but found it hard to contain themselves inside their gym this week.

Rock Bridge football looking forward to upcoming tests

Their .500 record aside, the Bruins are confident their talent and playoff experience will take them into November. 

Battle football's Jerrion Nelson versatile on the field

The Spartans have used Jerrion Nelson at five positions this year

Hickman boys soccer enjoys Senior Night success against Battle

The Hickman High School boys soccer team posted a 2-0 victory Wednesday over Muriel Williams Battle High School. A key assist from Tyler Robinson led to a headed goal from Nathan Haile, which set the Kewpies on the road to victory.

Samantha Farmer leads Rock Bridge golf to finish seventh in state

The Rock Bridge girls golf team battled the weather to finish seventh in the state tournament Tuesday, which was held at the Twin Hills Country Club in Joplin.

Tolton boys soccer game postponed

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys soccer team's home game against Kirksville High School scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed.


Battle volleyball wins in 3 sets

Montgomery County won the first set, but Battle came back to win the match.

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

Advocates say New Jersey, which passed an anti-bullying law in 2002 and has added to it since then, is among the leaders nationwide in dealing with the problem. But the laws do not specifically address sports teams.

Sam Farmer leads Rock Bridge girls golf team back to state tournament

Senior Rock Bridge golfer Sam Farmer is excited for another opportunity at a state title.

Rock Bridge football loses to Winton Woods 41-20

The Rock Bridge High School football team lost to Winton Woods (Ohio) on Saturday night, but coach A.J. Ofodile said he thinks his team can learn from its mistakes.