Blair Scanlon and Brady Hammond, former assistant coaches on the Rock Bridge boys basketball team, have found new homes as head coaches.
In a game that went down to the wire, the Rock Bridge girls basketball team earned a 42-38 victory against Blue Springs by staying focused in a dramatic finish.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team ran to a 90-34 victory over Moberly on Saturday in its season-opener at the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College
Senior Ashley Davis led the Hickman girls basketball team with 14 points in its 48-40 win Saturday in the Norm Stewart Classic.
The Hickman boys basketball team won the Marshall High School tournament Friday night with a 53-44 victory over Warrensburg High School in the championship game.
Injuries hampered Ricky Kreklow last season and over the summer, but he is set to begin his senior season for the Rock Bridge boys basketball team on Saturday in the Norm Stewart Classic at Columbia College.
Hickman coach Tonya Mirts knows getting teenage girls to get along isn't easy, but she says this season's Kewpies all enjoy being together — a big key to a successful season.
Everyone seemed to know freshman Jade Holly had earned a starting spot on the Hickman girls basketball team but her. She found out just hours before the game and contributed 19 points in a winning effort.
Emily Holt's 16 points led the Rock Bridge girls basketball team in a 50-41 victory Thursday night at Rolla.
Lyle Harris' 23 points led the Hickman boys basketball team Thursday night in a 61-51 victory over Smith-Cotton.
Nick Demien, a standout senior offensive lineman at Timberland High School in Wentzville, committed to play football at Missouri on Aug. 15. "In my mind, I was stupid not to go there," he said.
The Rock Bridge girls' basketball team had its annual overnight retreat Tuesday. The retreat includes setting values and goals, participating in team-building exercises and performing skits.
Some student athletes decide to only focus on one high school sport once they commit to play for a college. This isn't the case for Rock Bridge senior Trey Millard.
New Hickman boys basketball coach John Burns had the unique opportunity to travel around the country to observe some of the coaching that goes on at some of the nation's premier basketball programs.
Hickman tied Park Hill in the third-place game of the Class 3 state boys soccer tournament Saturday in Fenton.
Seniors George Plakorus and Taylor Cox scored goals, but the Kewpies' boys soccer team fell 6-2 to Christian Brothers College on Friday in the semifinals of the Class 3 state tournament.
Thursday's annual preseason Green and Gold scrimmage saw both teams in the double bonus for fouls and required an overtime to be decided.
Leo Lewis II played football in the Canadian Football League for 12 seasons and lives in Columbia. His son Leo Lewis III starred for Hickman and MU before playing 11 seasons for the Minnesota Vikings.
After a disappointing loss to Chaminade in the state semifinals last season, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team is seeking another run to the state tournment.