Sports

Nothing but net for Eagles

The Eagles downed Canton on Monday evening 8-0. Southern Boone faced Barstow, a class 1 defending state champion last Saturday. The Eagles took the game 4-1. Head Coach Chris Miller says Barstow was a challenge. “We played really well the second half against a very solid Barstow team that should be a favorite to repeat

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SoBo defeats Osage on senior night

Seniors were honored Friday night at Eagles Stadium before their football game versus Osage High School. Athletes in the class of 2020 that participate in fall sports and other activities presented roses to their family and were introduced to the fans. The group includes football Seniors Tanner Goodrich, Virgil Miller, Tyson Smith, Tristan John, Braden

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Quite a catch

While fishing recently at the Missouri River, Hartsburg resident Danny McKee landed a whopper of a catfish. McKee reports that when he went to weigh the fish, either it broke his scale or the scale reached its maximum weight capacity. The exact weight of the catfish is therefore, unknown, but McKee’s daughter, above, is smaller

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Tigers dealing with injuries as Homecoming arrives

Missouri rolled to another dominating win on Saturday, 42-10 over Troy at Faurot Field. But it came at cost, as star linebacker Cale Garrett was lost for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Also, quarterback Kelly Bryant had an injury scare, but he sounds like he’ll be able to play next week, although it’s

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Conference Champions

The Southern Boone girls golf team successfully defended their Tri-County conference title with a win Monday at Hail Ridge in Booneville. The Eagles team shot an even 400, defeating the host Booneville Pirates by 11 strokes. Blair Oaks was third. Scoring was high given the extremely windy conditions suffered on the course. Three Southern Boone

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Eagles Coach Honored

Long-time Southern Boone coach Dave Gill has been selected as one of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame’s 2019 inductees. Gill spent 27 years at Southern Boone High School (1977 to 2003), working as a basketball, softball, golf as well as track and field coach. He led the boys’ basketball team for 25 years (1978-2003)

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Eagles grounded in 33-21 loss to Hallsville

Friday at Southern Boone football stadium featured a sunset that Bob Ross would be challenged to recreate and a charged atmosphere with the sense that a great contest was imminent. Fans clad in red and black or purple and gold packed the stadium filling every seat leaving the late-comers standing around the track or sitting

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After bye week, Missouri hosts Troy

A third of the way into Missouri’s regular season, the Tigers still seem to have the potential for a memorable season, even if that seemed in doubt after a surprising season-opening loss at Wyoming.  First, it hardly seems fair that the regular season is already a third of the way over, but that seems to

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Lady Eagles Win Over The Lakers

The Lady Eagles volleyball team hosted the Camdenton Lakers in the Black Hole on Monday evening in a match that would make the most devout fan sweat. The resolute Southern Boone team found a way to victory over a strong Camdenton Lakers side 2-1. The Eagles won the first frame in a gritty performance. The

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Eagles corral the Mustangs

The Southern Boone County Eagles may be the football team your mama warned you about. Undefeated this season after four games and outscoring opponents 179-87, the Eagles offense is rolling. Last Friday the Eagles branded the Eldon Mustangs in a 50-28 lashing. Senior running back Tristan John made the Eldon scoreboard operator earn their money

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