Prep Sports

Sophomore makes impact on return to Hickman girls basketball team

Hickman sophomore Jade Holly scored a game-high 15 points in her first game back since tearing her ACL last season to help the Kewpies win their season-opener 34-27 over Waynesville.

Hickman girls basketball team wins season opener

The Hickman girls basketball team won its season-opener 34-27 on Monday against visiting Waynesville.

Rock Bridge soccer falls short in semifinals

Rock Bridge soccer family welcomes new member

Two days before his team plays in the state semifinals, Rock Bridge soccer coach Kyle Austin celebrated the birth of his first child.

Hickman girls basketball team benefits from using shooting aid

The Kewpies worked on their offense by using The Gun, a shooting aid that allowed the team to shoot a dramatically higher number of shots in practice

Cunningham brings strong defense to Rock Bridge girls basketball team

Rock Bridge junior guard Lindsey Cunningham uses an energetic style to defend ball handlers.

Rock Bridge soccer advances to state semifinals with 1-0 win

Senior Danny Baird scored in the 53rd minute against Carthage on Saturday, and that was all the Bruins needed. The team's next stop is the semifinal on Friday in St. Louis.

Rock Bridge soccer team moves on to state semifinals

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated Carthage 1-0 on Saturday in a Class 3 state quarterfinal game at Rock Bridge High.

"Big Crazy" is one of Rock Bridge soccer team's unique personalities

Rock Bridge plays Saturday at 3 p.m. against visiting Carthage.

Graffiti found on athletic facilities at Rock Bridge High School

The Columbia Police Department has investigated the incident, and Columbia Public Schools' insurance company came to inspect the property damage.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team advances to state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team beat Rolla 3-2 on Tuesday night in a Class 3 sectional game in Rolla.


Taylor a unique leader for Rock Bridge soccer team

According to Rock Bridge boys soccer coach Kyle Austin, senior captain Ryan Taylor’s leadership is what sets him apart from the rest of his teammates.

Rock Bridge boys run to second at state cross-country championships

The Rock Bridge boys cross-country team placed second in the Class 4 championship Saturday in Jefferson City with 89 points, trailing only Lee's Summit North, which won with 66 points.

Runners continue training despite foot injuries

Rock Bridge junior Caleb Wilfong and Hickman sophomore Nicole Mello are both on their schools' track teams and have suffered foot injuries. They have continued training by biking and swimming in preparation for Saturday's Class 4 state cross-country championship.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team wins district championship

Bruins goalkeeper Brady Wulff made a save on Jefferson City's sixth overtime penalty kick to win the Class 3, District 9 championship Wednesday night in Sedalia.

Rock Bridge advances to district soccer final

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team advanced to the championship game of the Class 3, District 9 tournament with a 2-0 victory over Smith-Cotton on Monday in Sedalia. Hickman lost 1-0 in its semifinal.

Rock Bridge cross-country teams qualify for state championships

Both Rock Bridge and Hickman cross country teams qualified runners for state competition. 

Rock Bridge ends volleyball season with sectional loss

The Rock Bridge girls volleyball team lost in Class 4 sectional play Saturday, falling to Nixa in two games in a match held at Rock Bridge.

Hickman football season ends with 35-28 loss to Jefferson City.

The Kewpies were unable to take advantage of five Jefferson City turnovers, and fell a win short of the state playoffs.

Rock Bridge football falls to Blue Springs in season finale

After starting the year 3-1, the Bruins struggled with a tough schedule, ending the season 4-6 with five losses in their last six games.