Prep Sports

Hickman improves to 4-0 with win at Troy Invitational

Hickman is back in action at 8 p.m. Friday when the Kewpies take on the winner of Fort Zumwalt South and Westminster high schools at Troy High School.

Battle boys basketball falls in Marshall Tournament matchup

The Muriel Williams Battle High School boys basketball team came up just short against Kirksville.

Tolton girls basketball pulls away to beat California

Reserve center Laura Elfrink lifted Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School girls basketball to win.

Battle boys basketball wins opener

The Battle boys basketball team won its season opener at the Marshall Tournament.

UPDATE: Quiet field goal helps propel Battle football to state championship

The Battle Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles 25-22 on Friday to win the school's first Class 5 state championship. It was also the school's first year of playoff eligibility.

Motivational meeting came at the right time for Battle football

The last week of Battle Highfootball's regular season is when the Spartans came together as a team.

High school state champion signs with Stanford

Last year's 182-pound state champion, Cody Maly ,has learned to love wrestling, and will take that passion with him to Stanford.

Battle seeks state crown in first year of eligibility

A Spartan win Friday would be the second time in area history that a football team in its first year of playoff eligibility captured a state championship. 

Tolton senior builds on creative wrestling styles

Jaydin Clayton is a three-time state champion wrestler for Fr. Tolton Catholic Regional High School. He has fine-tuned his surgical wrestling style alongside fellow state champion Will Tindal as the wrestling team looks to accomplish big things this winter.

Rock Bridge senior wrestlers replenish lost leadership

Rock Bridge High School's wrestling team lost three Division I wrestlers to graduation and transfers. This time around, senior captain Graham Ratermann isn't going to let the drop off in talent affect the team's success.

Battle students rally for football team

The Spartans will play for the state title on Friday at the Edward Jones Dome. This is the first year the team has been eligible to compete in the the playoffs.

First-year Hickman coach Dan Pieper shakes off challenges before wrestling season

Dan Pieper is entering his first year as head coach of the Hickman wrestling team. And while the Kewpies' roster is short on experience, Pieper looks forward to the challenge.

Show-Me Bowl still planned to start Friday in St. Louis

After break-ins and burnings last night in and around St. Louis, the Missouri State High School Activities Association still plans to move forward with its seven state football championship games at the Edward Jones Dome.

Hickman girls basketball topples Troy in home opener

Coach Tonya Mirts said her team executed well on offense, grabbing 11 offensive rebounds and turning the ball over only seven times.

Battle Spartans look to build on young team in second year

A young Battle wrestling team returns three state qualifiers as it looks to begin its  second season.

Long runs, defensive pressure help send Battle football to state championship

A dominating defensive performance and run game helped send the Spartans to the state championship game.

BATTLE RISING: Spartan mascot brings energy to team

Spartan mascot Cameron Hawkins channels his faith and Battle High School football fans' energy into encouraging the team during playoffs.

Daviante Ostrander leads Battle boys basketball into second year

The Spartans look to improve upon their 5-19 inaugural season.

Battle girls basketball emphasizes defense first

The Spartans feel confident looking toward the 2015 postseason.

Battle football's receivers coming through during playoff run

With defenses focusing on stopping Nash Sutherlin, receivers Jaevon McQuitty and Chyrome Thorpe have accounted for big plays.