Prep Sports

Rock Bridge girls' golf team wins Blue Springs tournament

The Rock Bridge girls' golf team beat Hickman, and eight other teams, at the Blue Springs Jaguar Invitational in Lee's Summit.

Hickman softball team defeats Kirksville

The Hickman softball team improved to 5-3 after beating Kirksville 8-5 on Tuesday night.

11 runners overheated, treated at Jefferson City cross country meet

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. 

Blomenkamp shows off hitting, singing skills in Rock Bridge softball win

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.

Rock Bridge girls' golf sets school record at Jefferson City course

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.

Despite sicknesses, Hickman football ready for game against Holt

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.

Hickman girls volleyball defeats Rolla

The Hickman girls volleyball team defeated Rolla on Thursday night for its first win of the season.

Hickman girls golfers take third at tournament

The Kewpies came in third Wednesday at the 10-team Laker Invitational.

Friday night clinic opens to treat high school athletes' injuries

"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. 

Hickman freshman shines in Kewpies defeat

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.

Hickman softball stays behind freshman pitcher despite loss

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.

Rock Bridge edges Hickman in girls golf

The Rock Bridge girls golf team beat Hickman 172-173 on Tuesday at L.A. Nickell Golf Course.

Hickman softball team hopes experience leads to wins

Coach Courtney Haskell's club returns all of their key starters from last season's 13-15 team.


Rock Bridge, Hickman roll at Helias girls' golf tournament

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.

PHOTO GALLERY: Rock Bridge defeats Hickman in Providence Bowl

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.

Bruins edge Kewpies for third straight Providence Bowl win

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 provides spark for Hickman football

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.

Hickman softball wins both games of doubleheader in Troy Tournament

Hickman advanced to 3-0 in fall softball play Friday with two wins in the Troy Tournament.

Experience bolsters this season's Rock Bridge boys soccer team

Loaded with 11 seniors and a roster full of players who contributed to last year’s successful postseason run, the Bruins boast one of the most experienced teams in the state.

New Hickman football coach ready for debut

The Providence Bowl is Coach Arnel Monroe's first game as head coach and one of the biggest of the season for Hickman's football team. But that intense atmosphere doesn't phase the veteran Monroe.