The Hickman girls basketball team ended its season with a 50-43 loss to Jefferson City on Wednesday night in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament in Jefferson City.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team won in the semifinals of the Class 5, District 9 tournament Wednesday night in Jefferson City, beating Smith-Cotton 37-21.
Chris Clark played almost the entire district semifinal game against Rock Bridge. His coach said he will become a "cornerstone" of Hickman's basketball program.
Wright wished the team well but said he wanted to focus more on teaching and his family.
Recently, Claire Ortbals has been leading the Hickman girls basketball team in scoring, giving the Kewpies a different look heading into district competition.
During the course of the regular season, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team has played 18 of its 25 games away from home. The long bus rides have brought the Bruins players closer.
Hickman beat Washington to snap a seven-game losing streak and advance to the Class 5, District 9 semifinals.
After winning the Class 4 215-pound state title Saturday, Hickman sophomore J'den Cox is halfway to his goal of becoming the seventh four-time Class 4 state champion.
As the Hickman boys basketball team prepares for the district tournament, they will undoubtedly rely on the stability of senior guard Marcus Whitt.
Quinn Smith gets coaching from his father, MU coach Brian Smith, and his Rock Bridge high school coach, Travis Craig.
The Bruins will count on senior post player Karon Hayes to help prevent another early exit from the district tournament.
Rock Bridge's Sam Crane lost in the Class 4 125-pound state wrestling finals on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
After struggling earlier in the season, Hickman 145-pound senior Keith Kimbrough said it felt good to earn a fifth-place medal Saturday at the state wrestling finals at Mizzou Arena.
Sam Crane, a 125-pound wrestler from Rock Bridge, has a chance to become just the seventh freshman to win a Class 4 state championship.
Hickman junior Will Owens loses by a fall in 189-pound semifinal, but 215-pound J'den Cox advances to state final.
Several Columbia wrestlers still have a chance to earn a championship after the first round of the Class 4 state tournament Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team won 48-37 on Thursday at Helias Catholic to earn its sixth consecutive 20-win season.
The senior wrestler from Hickman makes his first trip to the state tournament on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
One swimmer from Rock Bridge and four swimmers and two divers from Hickman will compete at the MSHSAA State Championship meet this weekend.
The Kewpies defeated the Indians at Wentzville.