Prep Sports

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.

Hickman rebounds with win at Nerinx Hall

The Hickman girls basketball team beat Nerinx Hall 57-49 on Saturday in Webster Groves behind 24 points from Aqua Corpening and 20 from Jade Holly.

Hickman girls basketball wins Rolla tournament

The Hickman girls basketball team won the championship of the Rolla tournament Saturday with a 54-47 victory over Sullivan.

Rock Bridge boys basketball team shuts down Lee's Summit

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team used tough defense to earn a 65-42 victory on Thursday night at Lee's Summit.

Hickman girls basketball team advances to tournament title game

The Hickman girls basketball team defeated Owensville 47-33 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the Rolla tournament.

Hickman girls basketball team tightens defense

The Hickman girls basketball team beat Newburg 53-37 on Monday at the Rolla tournament.

Solid effort for Hickman and Rock Bridge swimmers at invitational

Columbia swimmers posted impressive midseason performances at the CoMo High School Invitational on Thursday night at the MU Student Recreation Complex pool.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team advances to tournament final

Junior Lindsey Cunningham's 13 points led the Bruins to a 54-23 victory over Helias in the semifinals of the Holiday Hoops Invitational on Wednesday in Jefferson City.

Rock Bridge girls basketball team wins tournament opener

The Bruins defeated Lee’s Summit West 67-52 at the State Farm Holiday Hoops Invitational on Tuesday night.