Prep Sports

Hickman girls basketball falls in district semifinal

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.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team advances at district tournament

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.

Rock Bridge defeats Hickman, but Kewpie freshman proves mettle

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.

Hickman football coach Jason Wright resigns

Wright wished the team well but said he wanted to focus more on teaching and his family.

New player emerges in Hickman girls basketball team

Recently, Claire Ortbals has been leading the Hickman girls basketball team in scoring, giving the Kewpies a different look heading into district competition.

Extensive traveling allows Rock Bridge girls basketball team to bond

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 boys basketball team wins district quarterfinal

Hickman beat Washington to snap a seven-game losing streak and advance to the Class 5, District 9 semifinals.

Easygoing Hickman wrestler earns second straight state title

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.


Marcus Whitt is the backbone for Hickman boys basketball

As the Hickman boys basketball team prepares for the district tournament, they will undoubtedly rely on the stability of senior guard Marcus Whitt.

Rock Bridge's Quinn Smith coached by his father, MU wrestling coach Brian Smith

Quinn Smith gets coaching from his father, MU coach Brian Smith, and his Rock Bridge high school coach, Travis Craig.

Rock Bridge forward gives boys basketball team balance in post

The Bruins will count on senior post player Karon Hayes to help prevent another early exit from the district tournament.

Rock Bridge's Crane loses wrestling final but not enthusiasm

Rock Bridge's Sam Crane lost in the Class 4 125-pound state wrestling finals on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.

Fifth-place state finish satisfies Hickman senior wrestler Kimbrough

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.

Rock Bridge freshman Crane continues bid for Class 4 125-pound state title

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's Cox continues run to 215-pound Class 4 state title, teammate Owens falls in semifinal

Hickman junior Will Owens loses by a fall in 189-pound semifinal, but 215-pound J'den Cox advances to state final.

Hickman, Rock Bridge wrestlers hope to fulfill season goals at state meet

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.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team reaches 20 wins

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team won 48-37 on Thursday at Helias Catholic to earn its sixth consecutive 20-win season.

Hickman's Kimbrough wants to leave mark at first state wrestling tournament

The senior wrestler from Hickman makes his first trip to the state tournament on Thursday at Mizzou Arena.

Hickman, Rock Bridge swimmers and divers prepare for state championship meet

One swimmer from Rock Bridge and four swimmers and two divers from Hickman will compete at the MSHSAA State Championship meet this weekend.

Hickman girls basketball team wins on road

The Kewpies defeated the Indians at Wentzville.