While there may not be a specific bylaw about home-shooled athletes, the Missouri State High School Activities Association does have minimum eligibility requirements students must meet to play competitive sports. The academic standard requirement makes it impossible for an unconditional home-schooled athlete to become eligible.
Caleb Wilfong will be competing in three events for Rock Bridge at this weekend's state track and field championships. Wilfong is the second seed in the 1600-meter run after having the second best time in the state at sectionals last weekend.
A midseason addition from the junior varsity, sophomore Lexi Bumby has proved to be a major asset in the Rock Bridge girls soccer team's postseason run.
Hickman, which fielded a bowling team for the first time this year, will send eight bowlers to this year's state tournament.
Five Columbia high school seniors were chosen to compete in this weekend's all-star basketball tournament.
The Bruins defeated Rockhurst 5-4 to win the Class 2 state championship on Thursday at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield, Mo.
Wesley Leftwich, a standout athlete in both football and track at Hickman, is preparing to compete in three events at this weekend's state track and field meet in Jefferson City.
The Rock Bridge baseball team lost 5-2 to Webb City in the Class 4 state quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon in Webb City.
The Bruins boys tennis team faces Parkway Central on Thursday in the state semifinals at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield.
Rock Bridge senior Robert DeGraaff hit a game-winning double in the top of the seventh inning to give the Bruins a 3-2 victory over Fort Zumwalt North on Tuesday in Class 4 sectional play at Rock Bridge.
The Rock Bridge girls soccer team defeated Rolla 4-0 on Tuesday in a Class 3 sectional in Jefferson City to advance to the state quarterfinals.
Hickman won both the boys and girls competitions Saturday at the Class 4 sectional in Lebanon, Mo.
The Rock Bridge boys tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the Class 2 state tournament with impressive victories Saturday in sectional and quarterfinal matches.