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.
Since the Bruins won their first district championship on Saturday, they have been focusing on fundamentals to prepare for the state championship tournament.
Rock Bridge seniors Brady Wulff, Ryan Taylor and Danny Baird have been close friends with Hickman's Andy Atkins, Colin Janicek and Alex Holliday for about five or six years. They all play on the Columbia Pride, a club team in Columbia.
This season's Kewpies girls volleyball team has set the highest team grade point average for the program.
The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated visiting Hickman 4-0 on Tuesday evening.
The Hickman boys soccer team beat Fatima 2-0 on Monday night in Westphalia.
Bruins win two of three matches on Saturday.
Bruins tennis run through the district tournament and the entire team advances to sectionals.
After breaking his leg, Rock Bridge goalkeeper Brady Wulff missed all of his sophomore season. But he came back and had a strong junior season and continues to play well this season as a senior.
Devin Sander won the individual championship for the Hickman boys cross country team Saturday at the Helias Invitational at Binder Park in Jefferson City to lead the Kewpies to a second-place finish at the event.