Sports

Show-Me State Games opens next week

Lead Photo:  The final session of a Summer Soccer Academy the Ashland Optimist Club sponsored for Southern Boone youth soccer players included a large number of players. The academy took place two weeknights per week during the month of June. The academy was led by four Southern Boone High School Soccer players: Nolan Baker, Avery

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Kayak clinic at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer an opportunity to learn basics of kayaking from 6 – 8:30 p.m. on July 24. The clinics will take place at Rocky Fork Lakes Conservation Area, 1520 E. Peabody Road, just north of Columbia. Participants will learn basic kayaking safety, techniques, and terminology from trained MDC staff,

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Halftime at the Show-Me State Games

In June, thousands of Missourians competed in Show-Me State Games events ranging from 3v3 Soccer to the Missouri State Senior Games. The GAMES will resume July 20-22 and 27-29 with dozens more sports with thousands of Missourians taking part. All July events are still accepting registration. On June 7-10, the Show-Me State Games kicked off

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Throwing strikes

Pitcher Nick Curtis admitted wasn’t attempt to throw strikes as much as he was attempting to hit that bat with the ball. Curtis is one of the coaches for an Optimist Youth baseball team in the coach-ptich league, where throwing strikes and keeping score is not the priority, but having fun and keeping cool is.

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Eagles anglers fish at state tournament

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO:  SoBoCo softball coach Ashley Anderson hosted the Eagles annual softball camp recently. See additional photos in next week’s Journal. The National Youth Fishing Association Missouri State Championship was last weekend at Lake Stockton. The SoBoCo fishing team had 4 teams qualify out of the total 11 teams this year. Isaac Bieghler and

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Three Eagles earn All State

Lead Photo:  Southern Boone’s 2018 cheerleaders attended an intensive three day cheer camp last weekend at the University of Missouri. It was put on by the National Cheerleaders Association. The Eagles soccer team had three players named to All State honors recently. Kate Ponder was named to the first team and named Offensive Player of

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Eagles at Bull Shoals

Early in June Southern Boone sent five teams to the Bull Shoals Tournament. Nathan Vandelicht and Austin Chaney took 12th out of 245 teams. The Eagles had one other team, Carter Miller and Brandon Sones, who finished in the top 50.

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Eagles make plays at camp scrimmage

Lead Sports Photo: Former SoBoCo high jump champion Landon Bartel completed his senior season at the University of Nebraska. Bartel was honored by the Big Ten with an Outstanding Sportsmanship award.   The SoBoCo Eagles football team had another productive team camp last week as well as a great day at Central Methodist University and coach

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Big Ten Boost for Bartel

Landon Bartel of the Husker track and field team was honored as one of Nebraska’s Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners by the Big Ten on Thursday, as the conference announced its 28 honorees. Standouts were chosen from a group of more than 350 students honored throughout the academic year who had displayed positive sportsmanship. One member

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