Prep Sports

Hickman softball team depends on Drake for hitting, motivation

Senior Andrea Drake uses her "goofiness" to keep her teammates loose, but doesn't let it distract her from putting runs in the scorebook.

Q&A with Rock Bridge football coach A.J. Ofodile

Rock Bridge Bruins football coach A.J. Ofodile answers questions about his team, last Friday's game and the upcoming game against the undefeated Jefferson City Jaybirds.

Q&A with Hickman football coach Arnel Monroe

The Missourian caught up with Kewpies head coach Arnel Monroe on Monday as his team began preparations for its next opponent: Hannibal (1-2).

Rock Bridge volleyball rolls to Chrisman Invitational title

The team won the William Chrisman Invitational with a 6-0 record, defeating teams from six other schools in the process.

Hickman football team dominates Hazelwood West

Hickman quarterback Logan Fitch went 9-for-15 passing and threw for 121 yards and three touchdowns.

Rock Bridge soccer shuts out University City

The Rock Bridge soccer team scored early and often in a 9-0 win over University City on Saturday afternoon at Rock Bridge High School.

New head coach for swimming teams at Hickman and Rock Bridge high schools

After a successful coaching stint in North Carolina, the MU alumna was excited to have the opportunity to return to Columbia.

Defense delivers in Rock Bridge football win over Hazelwood Central

Rock Bridge improved to 3-0 in a 40-3 win over Hazelwood Central on Friday. The Bruins offense put up the points, but their defense made it possible.

Rock Bridge girl's tennis defeats Branson

Rock Bridge fell behind in doubles matches against Branson but came back to win and remained undefeated after a 6-0 finish in singles matches.

Emotions run high after Hickman loss to Jefferson City

Momentum swings — and emotional swings — played a big role in Hickman's loss to  Jefferson City Thursday night. They walked off the court disappointed after the second set, but are looking forward to the game against Rock Bridge on Monday.

Rock Bridge volleyball gets first win of season in Boonville

Sophomore twins Kayla and Chayla Cheadle had a big night for the Bruins in a win against Boonville High School.

Time in Joplin bonds Rock Bridge softball team

The Rock Bridge softball team competed in a tournament in Joplin on Aug. 25 to 27. The damage they saw and the community they served had a much bigger impact on the Bruins than the team's 4-1 tournament record.

Hickman football standout attracts Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12

Alex Keith, a 6-foot-3, 235-pound tight end and defensive lineman for the Kewpies, is counting on continuing his football career in college.   

Rock Bridge receiver eager to be back in game for Bruins

Bruins wide receiver Nate Egharevba has been out all season with his knee injury, and now he is ready for Friday’s game against Hazelwood Central.

Rock Bridge runners gain ESPN preseason ranking

The Rock Bridge boys cross county team was ranked No. 17 in a national preseason ranking and No. 1 in a state poll, but the teammates haven't let that recognition go to their heads.

Extra-large size belies Rock Bridge football player's athleticism

T. J. Smith is 6 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs more than 400 pounds, and his coach calls him an excellent athlete. 

Rock Bridge's Reimler chose golf over soccer

When the time came for the Bruins' Morgan Reimler to decide between the game she was always good at and the game she wanted to be good at, the choice was simple.

Rock Bridge's new volleyball coaches share common bonds

The team's new head coach, Tatum Anderson, and her assistant, Catie Wilson, are closer than most. They played volleyball together at Missouri after first meeting on a club team and as high school rivals in Nebraska.

Hickman, Rock Bridge golfers continue positive rivalry

The Kewpies and the Bruins tied at 178 in a three-way competition with Jefferson City on Wednesday at the Club at Old Hawthorne.

Hickman soccer team overtaken at Jefferson City

After taking an early lead, the Kewpies lost to the Jays 4-1 on Tuesday in Jefferson City.