Prep Sports

Underneath the Lights: The 12th woman

The mother of Rock Bridge football player Sheldon Gerau plays a big role for the Bruins every Friday night.

Younger players gain experience as Hickman volleyball sweeps Timberland

Chloe Kome notched three digs in her varsity debut Monday night.


Rock Bridge golf coach gives team mental edge heading into state tournament

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.

Rock Bridge tennis team wins sectional

Bruins advance to the state semifinals after beating Glendale. 

Rock Bridge softball team happy with finish

Although the Rock Bridge softball team was eliminated from state competition Saturday after a loss to Webb City, the Bruins had a successful season.

Rock Bridge softball team loses in state quarterfinals

The Rock Bridge softball team lost 8-6 to Webb City in a Class 4 state quarterfinal game Saturday in Columbia.

PHOTO GALLERY: Hickman loses to Fort Zumwalt West

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.

Hickman falls to Fort Zumwalt West*

The Kewpies late score wasn't enough to secure a victory against the Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars. 

Women rule in Rock Bridge chain crew

The Rock Bridge football chain crew is billed as the "world's only all-female chain gang" by the school's public address announcer.

Rock Bridge, Hickman football teams set for district play

The Hickman and Rock Bridge football teams both begin district play with home games Friday night.

Hickman volleyball player encourages others on team

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.

Rock Bridge soccer team thinking about districts

Rock Bridge boys soccer rolls past Waynesville

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team won 4-0 on Thursday evening against visiting Waynesville.

Rock Bridge volleyball defeats Blair Oaks

The Rock Bridge volleyball team won in straight sets Thursday evening at Blair Oaks.

Rock Bridge softball team advances to state quarterfinals

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.

Rock Bridge softball team faces Rolla in sectionals Wednesday night

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 and Hickman soccer players friends and competitors

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.

Hickman volleyball team making the grade

This season's Kewpies girls volleyball team has set the highest team grade point average for the program.

Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeats Hickman

The Rock Bridge boys soccer team defeated visiting Hickman 4-0 on Tuesday evening.

Hickman soccer team nets road win

The Hickman boys soccer team beat Fatima 2-0 on Monday night in Westphalia.