Prep Sports

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.

Time finally comes for new Rock Bridge quarterback

Rock Bridge's Bo Bell has spent his entire high school career as a backup quarterback, patiently waiting for his opportunity to start. Now he has his chance.

Hickman volleyball looks to new season with upbeat expectations

After struggling last year, the Hickman volleyball team is staying positive about the new season.

Fr. Tolton Catholic, Calvary Lutheran put together cooperative sports teams

Fr. Tolton Catholic High School, the first Catholic high school in the Columbia area, has organized several different sports teams, two which are the result of a cooperative partnership with Calvary Lutheran High School in Jefferson City.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia's new Catholic school hosts fall sports media night

Columbia's new Catholic high school, Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School, hosted a Fall Sports Pictures and Media night on Thursday.

Hickman opens softball season with big win

The Hickman softball team opened the season Tuesday with a three-inning 18-0 victory over host Boonville.

Orangemen bring established Columbia program to Show-Me State Games basketball

The organization originated 10 years ago and now has 11 teams with players from various age groups and Columbia schools.

Columbia man makes hole-in-one at Shelter Insurance Golf Tournament

Greg Fike used a wedge on the 135-yard, par-3 17th hole at Lake of the Woods Golf Course to make the shot.

Athletics funding in Columbia high schools takes budget cut

The district will continue to cover coaches, base-level equipment and basic transportation for all sports.

High school rodeo season finishes with a state title for Rock Bridge student

Not many of Rock Bridge junior Tory Chasteen's classmates were there to watch him compete Saturday in the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals, but he has always had the support of his family. 

Hickman bull rider aiming for national rodeo competition

After the completion of the bull riding competition Saturday at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals, Hickman sophomore Justin Smith has a good chance to make the national high school finals. He will find out Sunday if he made it.


GALLERY: Calf-roping at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals.

Competitors from around the state went through their final go-rounds Saturday at the Missouri High School State Rodeo Finals at the Boone County Fairgrounds.

PHOTO GALLERY: The Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals

High school wranglers from across the state have converged on Columbia for the Missouri High School Rodeo State Finals, which began Thursday at the Boone County Fairgrounds.