Prep Sports

Tolton boys basketball not worried about move to Class 3

The Trailblazers will adopt a defensive strategy to aid the move up to Class 3.

Tolton girls basketball wants to capitalize on last year's mistakes

The Trailblazers have every intention of winning the Class 3 title this year.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team eyes another state title

With eyes set on a fourth-straight state title, the Rock Bridge High School girls basketball team will turn to their strong senior class for leadership on and off the court.

Show-Me Bowl still on for St. Louis despite possible Ferguson unrest

Potential Ferguson-related concerns could prompt the Missouri State High School Athletics Association to move the St. Louis-based Show-Me Bowl. If Muriel Williams Battle High School wins Friday, the Spartans will play for the Class 5 state championship game.

Rock Bridge boys basketball coach: 'I don't know much' about season so far

Rock Bridge boys basketball coach Jim Scanlon wouldn't even take a shot at questions about his team's future this year. 

Hickman boys basketball looks to Jimmy Whitt for leadership

The senior shooting guard and University of Arkansas commit will be central to a Kewpies team looking for its first state championship since 1962.

Hickman girls basketball will ride success of its seniors

Kewpies will rely on returning seniors to lead younger teammates on and off the court.

UPDATE: Battle football advances to state semifinal thanks to Jerrion Nelson's 'enormous' stop

Battle will face the winner of Ladue Horton-Watkins vs. Jackson, which face off Saturday at 1 p.m. If Jackson wins, Battle will play at Jackson. If Ladue Horton-Watkins wins, Battle will host the semifinal matchup.

Battle High School celebrates district champions in pep rally

Battle High School's football team prepares to host Fort Zumwalt North on Friday. They won the Class 5, District 4 title when they defeated Camdenton last week.

Battle football shifts focus from district title

Despite winning its first-ever district title game, Battle remains focused on reaching the state championship game.

Rock Bridge swimming finishes third at state

Rock Bridge's third-place finish at the state swim meet is a 12-place jump from last year. The Bruins' young roster sets up for a promising future.

UPDATE: Battle football gets help from unlikely sources in district title win

Battle will host Fort Zumwalt North next Friday. The Panthers (10-1) beat Fort Zumwalt East on Friday to win the Class 5, District 3 title.

Rock Bridge cross-country teams finish strong at state championships

Both the boys and girls teams finished in the top five at the Missouri State High School Activities Association cross-country state championships on Saturday.

Debate over home-school participation in public school sports could resurface

Coaches, families and politicians weigh home-schooled students' education, time to practice and athletic prospects.

Columbia boys soccer coaches reflect on the season

After Hickman High School's 3-2 overtime loss to Lee's Summit on Tuesday, the boys soccer season came to an end for Columbia high schools. The 2014 season was filled with interesting developments, including new coaches and emerging programs.

Battle football set for first ever district title game

Friday's game at Camdenton will feature a match-up of run-heavy offenses. Being the 2014 Class 5, District 4 champions is just one more hurdle for Battle to clear on the way to the team's ultimate goal of being state champions.

Depth has been key in carrying Rock Bridge cross country to state

With the help of Rock Bridge's junior varsity runners, the Bruins are in position to win a state title.

Rock Bridge to send talented group to state swim meet

Rock Bridge High School coach Laura Wacker has high expectations for the swim team going into the state meet this weekend in St. Peters.

Hickman boys soccer loses 3-2 to Lee's Summit in first round of state tournament

The Kewpies fell in double overtime in the elimination game.

UPDATE: Year after son's fatal high school football injury, parents demand better safety policies

Kencq and Amy Stover, parents of late Tipton football player Chad Stover, want MSHSAA to require professional medical help and equipment at playoff games after their son's death last year in a Sedalia playoff game.