Prep Sports

Hickman girls basketball narrowly wins at Jefferson City

The Hickman girls basketball team improved to 15-6 with a 47-46 victory Tuesday at Jefferson City.

Rock Bridge wrestling team ends long layoff with loss to Jefferson City

After their practice schedule was impacted by the snowstorm, the Bruins' wrestlers lost to the Jays on senior night.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team places second at Webster Winter Challenge

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team finished second at the Webster Winter Challenge. The team had not been able to practice for four daysbecause of last Tuesday's snowstorm.

Layoff brings low-scoring victory for Hickman girls basketball team

The Hickman girls basketball team won 37-29 Saturday at Lincoln Prep in what Hickman coach Tonya Mirts called a "sluggish affair."

Rock Bridge boys basketball starts strong, blows out Lincoln Prep

After slow starts in its past two games, the Rock Bridge boys basketball team took a 22-11 lead in the first quarter Saturday against Lincoln Prep on the way to a 85-50 victory.

Ceiling leak ruins Hickman homestand, game against Lincoln Prep

A leak in Hickman's gymnasium ceiling brings a game between the Kewpies and Lincoln prep to a premature end.

Columbia football players make college choices

Hickman's Wesley Leftwich joined Missouri, and three Rock Bridge players headed to FBS or FCS schools.

Rock Bridge defense key in victory over Lafayette

The Rock Bridge girls basketball team combined stifling defense with good ball movement Saturday in its victory over Lafayette.

New highlight reel excites Rock Bridge, but same old formula fuels win over Hickman

A slow start and a second-half Rock Bridge run leads to a 64-43 rout of the Kewpies.

Rock Bridge boys basketball player's success bittersweet for Hickman coach

After playing an important part in Rock Bridge's victory over Hickman and coach David Johnson in December, the Bruins' Manuale Watkins looks to cause problems for his former youth coach again Friday.


Rock Bridge girls basketball team holds off Hickman

Despite matching the Rock Bridge girls basketball team in intensity for most of the game, Hickman found itself in foul trouble early and missed opportunities by committing key turnovers late.


The brotherhood of basketball at Douglass High School

Lynn Allen and Scott Williams have coached at-risk students for 14 years at Douglass High School. At Columbia's alternative high school, their boys' basketball team has become a family.

Douglass High School boys basketball team defeats KC East, 81-51

Douglass High School improves to 9-3 after beating East High School (Kansas City) 81-51.

Rival wrestlers meet at Hickman Tournament

Hickman's J'den Cox displayed his speed Saturday against main rival Josh Braselton of Rock Bridge. Cox, the top-ranked 215-pounder in Class 4, scored two key takedowns against Braselton, who boasts the No. 2-ranking, to earn a 7-3 victory in the championship match of the weight class at Saturday's Hickman Tournament.

Hickman girls basketball second at Sedalia tournament

The Hickman girls basketball team placed second at the Sedalia tournament, losing 52-49 to Springfield-Parkview in Saturday's championship game.

Hickman boys basketball loses twice in Springfield

The Hickman boys basketball team won its first round game on Friday, but lost in the semifinals and then the third-place game on Saturday in the Springfield-Glendale Winter Classic.

Hickman boys basketball defeats Carthage in tournament

The Kewpies won 71-61 over Carthage and will play Springfield Glendale in the semi-finals at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Hickman girls basketball wins Sedalia tournament opener

The Hickman girls basketball team beat Sedalia 48-34.

Big weekend for Rock Bridge wrestler

Rock Bridge wrestler Josh Braselton is likely to one of his toughest foes at this weekend's Hickman tournament. So far, the Kewpies J'den Cox has beaten Braselton in their first two matches this season.

State-ranked girls basketball teams meet in rivalry game

The Hallsville girls basketball team looks to take the next step in its quest for  postseason success by turning the tables on Harrisburg.