Eric and Thomas Pekkala are fraternal twins who have always played on the same soccer teams together. Tuesday they played their last game on their home field in a 5-3 Hickman victory over Helias that required overtime penalty kicks.
Senior middle hitter Emily Peel had 11 attacks, four kills and three blocks Tuesday in the Hickman volleyball team's two-game loss to Troy Buchanan.
The Hickman boys soccer team defeated Helias in overtime penalty kicks Tuesday at Hickman.
The Kewpies fell to the Warriors in two sets.
The Bruins got strong performances from senior Meghan Mueller and sophomore Kaitlyn Marsh to put them within striking distance of second place. Rock Bridge finished fifth at the state tournament last year.
The mother of Rock Bridge football player Sheldon Gerau plays a big role for the Bruins every Friday night.
Chloe Kome notched three digs in her varsity debut Monday night.
The Rock Bridge golf team is headed to their second straight state tournament behind coach Melissa Melahn, who has kept the team loose and playing well.
Bruins advance to the state semifinals after beating Glendale.
Although the Rock Bridge softball team was eliminated from state competition Saturday after a loss to Webb City, the Bruins had a successful season.
The Rock Bridge softball team lost 8-6 to Webb City in a Class 4 state quarterfinal game Saturday in Columbia.
Hickman lost 36-35 to Fort Zumwalt West. Hickman's onside kick with 2:37 left gave Zumwalt West the ball at the 47-yard line. The Jaguars' Ray Harris ran for a touchdown with 40 seconds left, and Zumwalt West scored on a two-point conversion.
The Kewpies late score wasn't enough to secure a victory against the Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars.
The Rock Bridge football chain crew is billed as the "world's only all-female chain gang" by the school's public address announcer.
The Hickman and Rock Bridge football teams both begin district play with home games Friday night.
Kayla Rhodes is a setter for the Hickman volleyball team, and throughout its 4-15 season she has been the spark that keeps the team from giving up.
The Rock Bridge boys soccer team won 4-0 on Thursday evening against visiting Waynesville.
The Rock Bridge volleyball team won in straight sets Thursday evening at Blair Oaks.
The Rock Bridge softball team defeated Rolla 5-2 in eight innings in Class 4 state sectional play Wednesday in Rolla to send the Bruins to the state quarterfinals.