Eagles take on Blair Oaks tonight

We know that the Southern Boone Eagles will visit the Blair Oaks Falcons on Friday night for a football game at 7 p.m. The question is: Which teams will actually show up? Will Blair Oaks send the Falcons team onto the field that overwhelmed Eldon? Or will they field the team that merely squeaked by

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Eagles passing, defense lead to win over tough Sullivan squad

While the SoBoCo Eagles soccer team had plenty of opportunities in the first half, they could not put a goal on the board against an athletic, defensive-minded Sullivan team. It began to look like the team who scored the first goal would likely win the game – not the type of contest Eagles coach Chris

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Eagles play well, but fall to Falcons

The SoBoCo Ealges volleyball team showed that they can play with the top volleyball programs on Saturday at the Camdenton Tournament and in Monday’s loss to Blair Oaks. Now the Eagles have to get back on the winning track. “We hung in there,” coach Jaime Nelson said of the Eagles 18-25, 21-25 loss to the

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Softball Team Wins Tourney

On a hot day – the warmest day of the season – Ashley Osborne had to be roasting. The senior pitcher for the Eagles softball team threw all three games, won all three games and helped the Eagles bring home the championship plaque from the AA BASH tournament in Russellville. The Eagles defeated Fulton 7-4,

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SoBoCo clamps down on cafeteria debt

Parents not paying for school lunch could face small claims court, collections and missing end-of-year celebrations or graduation; Felmlee seeks payment plans. The Southern Boone School Board quickly voted to accept member Craig O’Keefe back onto the board Monday night. O’Keefe, who unexpectedly resigned last week, said at the outset of the board’s regular monthly

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Suspect arrested in Ashland on sodomy charges

A Columbia man was arrested Wednesday morning in Ashland by Boone County Sheriff’s detectives and Ashland Police and is being held in Boone County jail under suspicion of sodomizing two women. Derek M. Tarter, 32, of Woodland Drive in Columbia was stopped by Ashland Police in while he was stopped making a delivery during his

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SoBoCo ACT scores top state average

Southern Boone High School ACT scores once again exceeded the state average and were at the same level as in recent years, which pleases principal Dale Van Deven. “We have nearly the entire class taking the test,” Van Deven said, and the more students you have taking the test, the composite score gets lower. The

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Lloyd new Connections President

Lloyd, originally from Marshfield, took over daily duties at Connections Bank earlier this month. With 40-years of experience in banking – including stints at Boone National Savings, Midwest Independent Bank in Jefferson City, and most recently at Callaway Bank, Lloyd says he is looking forward to mold a team at Connections Bank. “My experience is

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