Prep Sports

Former KOMU sports director releases 50-year-old film

John Booth, 70, made an area high school football preview for KOMU in 1964, driving around in his Volkswagen Beetle talking to coaches and players. On Thursday, he released the video on YouTube and hopes that those in the film will see it again. 

Rock Bridge football's Nick Collins doesn't grab headlines, but still shines

Rock Bridge High School running back Nick Collins has lit up the stat sheet this season, despite playing in the shadow of a high-profile passing game.

Enthusiasm carries over to Tolton football practice

Expectations on the Tolton football team soared as high as the hot air balloon that hovered over the practice field Tuesday. The Trailblazers, 4-1, have their best record in program history. 

Old friends face off for first time in Friday's Battle-Hickman football matchup

On Friday, old friends and teammates will go head-to-head when Battle travels to Hickman for the first game ever between the schools.

Tolton softball blows out Fayette 15-0

The Fr. Tolton softball team defeated Fayette High School 15-0 Friday night as Tolton honored its seniors.

Rock Bridge softball beats Notre Dame de Sion in high-scoring affair

Rock Bridge High School softball had 21 total hits in a win over Notre Dame de Sion on Thursday night.

Hickman softball takes down Helias

Hickman High School's Shannon Greene struck out 12 players in seven innings in a victory over Helias Catholic High School on Wednesday.

Rock Bridge tennis on a roll

The Rock Bridge High School girls tennis team remains undefeated. 

Tolton volleyball recovers late, sweeps Calvary Lutheran

A key timeout helped the Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School volleyball team sweep Calvary Lutheran High School on Tuesday night.

Rock Bridge tennis coach focuses on mental aspects of game

Rock Bridge High School tennis coach Ben Loeb has emphasized the individual aspects of the sport to help his boys and girls teams win a combined nine state championships.

Loeb injects sports psychology into Rock Bridge

Rock Bridge tennis coach Ben Loeb has formulated a psychological approach that he teaches his players every season.

Rock Bridge girls tennis continues undefeated season

Rock Bridge girls tennis moves to 15-0 with a victory against Quincy Notre Dame on Monday night. 

Battle volleyball defeats Fulton

Battle High School volleyball beat Fulton High School in straight sets 27-16, 25-10 on Monday night.

Despite loss, Battle football shows resolve in second half

A second half comeback by the Spartans was not enough to overcome Helias High School. Helias won 29-14, dropping Battle's record to 2-3.


Tolton softball takes Owensville Tournament

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School softball team won both of its games Saturday en route to a first-place finish at the Owensville Tournament.

Rock Bridge girls tennis takes first place in own tournament

Katherine Dudley picked up three singles victories and three doubles victories as the Rock Bridge girls tennis team finished first at the Columbia Girls Tennis Tournament.

Monroe hopeful for Hickman, even after 0-5 start

Hickman football lost its second consecutive Providence Bowl game but still leads the all-time series, 10-9. 

Rock Bridge football wins Providence Bowl as senior wideout looks on

Rock Bridge High School football defeated rival Hickman High School 42-23 on Friday, as senior Joe Barbee was forced to watch from the sidelines.

Tolton football rides defense in win over Tipton

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School football team posted a 17-0 victory over Tipton High School to improve to 4-1 this season.

With Providence Bowl looming, Rock Bridge football stays quiet

The Rock Bridge High School football team will play Hickman High School in the Providence Bowl on Friday, but there is noticeably less buzz surrounding this year's game from the Rock Bridge student body.