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.
The Kewpies and the Bruins tied at 178 in a three-way competition with Jefferson City on Wednesday at the Club at Old Hawthorne.
After taking an early lead, the Kewpies lost to the Jays 4-1 on Tuesday in Jefferson City.
The Rock Bridge girls' golf team beat Hickman, and eight other teams, at the Blue Springs Jaguar Invitational in Lee's Summit.
The Hickman softball team improved to 5-3 after beating Kirksville 8-5 on Tuesday night.
Some of the girls at the Jim Marshall Cross Country Invitational fell as they crossed the finish line. Three race participants were taken to local hospitals.
Junior centerfielder Krista Blomenkamp was in jeopardy of losing her place in the lineup before she broke out of an early season slump with three hits in Rock Bridge's 12-2 victory over Smith Cotton. She also sang the national anthem before the game.
The team played Thursday at Oak Hills Golf Course. Head coach Melissa Melahn says she's relieved to see her team realize its potential and expects even more from them in the future.
The Hickman football team has struggled to prepare for its Friday game against Holt. About 20 players came down with the stomach flu this week.
The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rolla on Thursday night for its first win of the season.
The Kewpies came in third Wednesday at the 10-team Laker Invitational.
"Friday Night Lights," a clinic to treat injuries of high school athletes, will be open every Friday night at the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute. A number of specialists will be available to athletes.
With two juniors battling injuries, freshman Deidre Mattson moved up from the junior varsity team for the Kewpies' match Tuesday against Hannibal. The Pirates defeated the Kewpies, but Mattson had a successful debut.
Kewpies freshman pitcher Molly Carter gave up six runs on seven hits in a 12-6 loss to Southern Boone on Tuesday, but her coach and teammates remained positive about her potential.
The Rock Bridge girls golf team beat Hickman 172-173 on Tuesday at L.A. Nickell Golf Course.
Coach Courtney Haskell's club returns all of their key starters from last season's 13-15 team.
The Rock Bridge girls golf team won the 10-team Helias Crusader Classic on Monday at the Jefferson City Country Club, and Hickman placed second.
A late charge from the Kewpies wasn't enough as Rock Bridge hung on to win 33-27 for its third straight over Hickman. Quarterback Bo Bell impressed for the Bruins, as did sophomore backup quarter back Mason Murray for the Kewpies, who saw limited but pivotal action.
A late charge from the Kewpies wasn't enough as Rock Bridge hung on to win 33-27 for its third straight over Hickman.
Sophomore quarterback Mason Murray led the Hickman Kewpies to a touchdown late in the Rock Bridge game Friday at Faurot Field. Murray, who is primarily a running quarterback, surprised his opponents with his ability to pass the ball turn his short playing time.