Hannibal head coach Brad Kurz said it is hard to win a game when you have a quarter where your team gives up 30 points. “We came out flat and put no offensive pressure on them,” Kurz said. “You are not going to win many games when you turn the ball over like we did in the second quarter.”
The Missouri State High School Activities Association released its new district assignments for upcoming two-year cycle, and expanded the state playoffs to 16 teams.
Kreklow scored all of his 11 points in a second quarter outburst in which he made all four of his shots, including three 3-pointers. The Bruins finished the half with a 13-3 run, including a Kreklow field goal at the buzzer that quieted the Hickman student section. “I just got in a rhythm,” Ricky Kreklow said. “Once the first one goes in, it gets easier. Soon, they just feel like lay-ups.”
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team will try to do what all good teams do: forget about a tough loss.
“We’ve put the loss behind us,” Rock Bridge coach Jill Nagel said. “We’ve moved on, and we are refocused and ready to take on Boonville.”
Hickman replayed last year’s district championship game with win over rival Rock Bridge.
Rock Bridge will rely on senior point guard Mike Petrik’s flashy passing attack in Thursday’s game against rival Hickman.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball coach celebrated his birthday Tuesday night with an easy victory against Duchesne.
The Hickman and Rock Bridge girls basketball teams are both state ranked, but neither team is giving the other any special treatment.
For husband and wife John and Linda Hamilton their varied personalities are a big help when it comes to coaching the Hickman and Rock Bridge swimming teams.
Hickman senior Drae Cox wants to build from his fourth place finish last season at the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships. This year, he wants to be an undefeated state champion.
Eric Franklin's quiet leadership belies his high energy playing style for the Hickman boys basketball team.