Prep Sports

Cinderella run continues for Battle girls basketball team

The Battle High School girls basketball team was the only team with a losing record to make it to Class 4 sectionals.

Rock Bridge baseball has high expectations for 2014 season

In 2013, Rock Bridge baseball made it to the state quarterfinals. The Bruins begin the 2014 season ranked No. 4 in the state for Class 5, and the team has high expectations for the new year.

PHOTO GALLERY: The weekend in high school basketball

On Saturday, the Rock Bridge Bruins defeated the Hickman Kewpies in girls basketball and the Tolton boys lost their game against Canton. The day before, the Hickman boys claimed a district championship.

Bruins girls basketball defense rips Kewpies 60-25

Rock Bridge High girls basketball team beat Hickman 60-25 and advanced to sectional play, where they will meet Washington on Wednesday in Camdenton.

Tolton boys basketball loses to Canton in quarterfinals

Tolton lost 72-66 to Canton in Class 2 quarterfinals. The Trailblazers finished the year 20-8.

Hickman Kewpies, Rock Bridge Bruins prepare for rematch at girls district final

On Saturday, Rock Bridge will host Hickman at the Class 5, District 9 girls basketball final.

Kewpies, Bruins advance to girls basketball district championship

The road to the Hickman, Rock Bridge rematch took two different paths Thursday night at Rock Bridge High School.

Hickman boys basketball bests Jefferson City, wins second district championship

Hickman rolls past Jefferson City in the district championship to move on to the state tournament.

Wilsons – father, son – find new opportunities with Tolton basketball team

Isaiah Wilson had planned to play basketball at Hickman. But when his father took an assistant coach position at Tolton, his plans changed. Both father and son are happy about the new arrangement.

Battle girls basketball moves on in district

Battle's girls basketball team won the Class 4, District 4 semifinal 54-41 over St. Louis Bishop DuBourg.

Tolton basketball eases past Linn, advances past sectionals

Fr. Tolton Catholic Regional High School beat Linn High School in their sectional playoff game, 69-49, behind Michael Porter Jr.'s 29 points. Tolton is just two wins away from making it to the state championship game in Mizzou Arena.

Rock Bridge boys basketball upset by Jefferson City in semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team lost 74-62 in the Class 5, District 9 tournament semifinals to Jefferson City on Tuesday, finishing the season 21-4.

Hickman boys basketball escapes Camdenton, advances to district final

Despite an uncharacteristically unenergetic performance, the Hickman boys basketball team edged Camdenton in a 1-point overtime victory to advance to the district finals.

Battle girls basketball wins first game at district playoffs

In its first postseason appearance, the Battle girls basketball team earned its first victory in the opening round of the district playoffs in St. Louis, defeating Roosevelt 69-24.

Battle boys basketball loses in OT in first round of districts

The Battle boys basketball team closed out their inaugural season on Tuesday night with an opening round loss in Districts, 81-78.

Connor McCarty, Tolton's first college signee, had trail blazed by grandfather

Jerry McCarty had been there for every step of grandson Connor McCarty's golf career. Now, the young golfer is the first athlete in the history of Tolton to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.

Tolton boys basketball wins district championship

No. 2 Tolton beat No. 1 Harrisburg 73-51 to claim the Class 2 District 7 championship in Harrisburg on Saturday afternoon. This is Tolton's first athletic district championship.

Rock Bridge wins last-second thriller on Senior Night

Rock Bridge came back from a 16-point deficit in the first half to beat Helias Catholic High School 55-54 on the Bruins' senior night.

Hickman Senior Night wasn't supposed to happen for Juwan Mahaney

An ankle injury just days before his sophomore season didn't hold back Hickman senior Juwan Mahaney, who played the most minutes of his varsity career in win over Eldon.

Battle boys basketball not discouraged about losing record

The Battle High School boys basketball team finished its first regular season 5-18. But head coach John Burns said there are more important things than winning, such as being a good person on and off the court.