Prep Sports

Battle boys basketball's new starter gives Spartans a boost, but not enough in 56-41 loss

Battle freshman CamRon Fugate got his third start Friday night against De Smet, but the 100-pound guard wasn't enough to give Battle a boost.

Tolton girls basketball tops Pilot Grove

The girls basketball team is now 9-4 on the season.

Hickman girls basketball improves to 13-2 on season

The Kewpies (13-2) were lead by senior Emily Miller with 21 points. Three other Kewpies scored in double figures: Sophomore Nyjah White had 16 points, sophomore Danni Nichols had 14 points and senior Katie Storm added 13.

Battle girls basketball advances to championship in California Tournament

Seven players scored for the Spartans. Senior guards Mariah Brisco and Cheyanna Weaver led the way, scoring 13 and 10 points, respectively. Sophomore Maya Mouton chipped in with seven points. 

Miller's 27 points push Hickman past Lee's Summit West

The senior also had six rebounds and five assists in the Kewpies' 46-41 win.

Former Missouri basketball targets go head to head at Hickman

Missouri signee Kevin Puryear dropped 26 points against Hickman, and Arkansas signee Jimmy Witt poured in a game-high 28.

Miller leads Hickman girls basketball with 20 points in win

The Kewpies improved to 11-2 this season.

Whitt's defense sparks his offense in Hickman boys basketball's 82-51 win over Battle

After a slow start, Jimmy Whitt removed his undershirt and freed himself for another monster game: 31 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and seven steals.

Hickman girls beat Battle 53-19

Led by Emily Miller and Nyjah White, the Hickman girls jumped out to an early lead and easily defeated their in-town rival.

High schools compete in COMO Invite

Rock Bridge won the COMO Invite girls swimming event Saturday in Columbia. Hickman finished fifth out of 27 teams, and Battle came in 23rd.


Hickman boys take third in Rolla tournament

Jimmy Whitt scored 47 points to lead the Kewpies to third-place finish in the Holiday tournament.

Rock Bridge comes up short in Florida tournament

Senior guard Sophie Cunningham scored 24 points, but the Rock Bridge girls' basketball team didn't get very much offense elsewhere in a 52-44 loss to Long Island Lutheran in the semifinals of the Naples Holiday Shootout in Naples, Florida on Tuesday.

Cunningham, Rock Bridge beat nationally ranked team

The Missouri-bound star scored 28 points, and the Bruins played a clean final minute to upend No. 13 Archer.

Hickman girls win tournament in Jefferson City

Emily Miller earned tournament MVP with 20 points in the championship game of the State Farm Classic.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 4: Sophie Cunningham shines at Rock Bridge

Sophie Cunningham was named the Missouri Gatorade Player of the Year for girls basketball and led the Bruins to another state title. But she may have made an even bigger impact on the football field.

Hickman girls win at Helias tournament

Emily Miller led the Kewpies (7-2)  with 21 points.

Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year: No. 5: Battle football wins state championship

Battle won their first football championship in the program's first year of playoff eligibility.

Tackling becomes lost in era where offenses rules

In football, one of the essential elements of the game — tackling — just doesn't get a whole lot of practice time anymore.

Concussions ended Jacob Biddle's playing career; now they affect his everyday life

Despite being diagnosed with more than a half-dozen concussions and suffering from migraines and nausea, Jacob Biddle's spirit remains unbroken. 

Battle boys basketball looking for leadership

In its second season, Battle basketball is trying to find its rhythm.