Sports

Two Eagle Athletes Honored at Tribbys

Two Southern Boone Eagles athletes were honored Thursday evening at the Tribby Awards in Columbia. Recent SoBoCo graduates Emma Anderson and Skyler Beeson were honored. Anderson was honored with the Kent Heitholt award for her leadership and sportsmanship and Beeson was named the top girls scholar athlete.  Anderson was a member of the girls basketball

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Summer camps coming to an end, Eagles set for dead week

SoBoCo Eagles teams are getting in their final summer practices before the Missouri ‘dead week’ freezes all high school sports activities. The dead week puts a lock on all facilities and coaching contacts and is considered one week of rest. “It allows a week where schools will all shut their facilities and it allows them

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Give turtles a summer brake

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages motorists to give turtles crossing roads a brake. Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move. Young males make up most of the travelers as they search for territories of their own and

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YMCA Softball hits them out of the Park

Webpage photo: SoBoCo players broke open a close game in the third inning. Southern Boone YMCA softball players defeated Harrisburg on Tuesday night. The 9-year-old league teaches young ballplayers the fundamentals while promoting sportsmanship and physical fitness. The YMCA league games are played at the Ashland City Park field, a part of the City of

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Explore the Outdoors at Runge Nature Center

Help your kids discover nature through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Explore Outdoors summer programs for children 7-12 years old at Runge Nature Center. Through the Explore Outdoors program, children can learn more about nature— from picking up paddling to learning about the crayfish in creeks. “It’s a great way to get kids outdoors

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YMCA Golf Camp

The initial YMCA Golf Camp concluded with young golfers learning the game and playing at Eagle Knoll Golf Course. Participating golers included: Sadie Ahern, Emery Arnold, Peyton Arnold, Will Begemann, Alyssa Boehmer, Ben Boehmer, Mason Branch, Claire Coble, Serena Connell, Brant Eddy, Phoenix Francis, Ainsley Gillaspie, Gracie Gillaspie, Valle Gillaspie, Trent Hargis, Zachary Hawkins, Brylee

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SoBoCo Eagles host summer basketball camps

The Southern Boone Eagles boys basketball team hosted camps earlier in June for age group players. Coaches Andy Jahnsen, Pat Lacy and Mike Wainscott, along with Eagles high school players, worked with the younger players on individual skills, defense and teamwork. Eagles players were awarded team shirts and outstanding performers won a spot on the

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Eagles cheerleaders perform at MU

The Southern Boone Eagles cheerleader team attended summer camp at the University of Missouri this past week. The Eagles team performed their   routine before other cheer teams, their NCA coaches and parents on Sunday morning. Coach Christina Tracy said the Eagles learned new stunts and improved their routines.

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Eagles wrap up fishing season

Southern Boone sent four teams to Mark Twain Lake on Sunday for the last regular tournament of the season. The Eagles had two teams weigh in fish. Brent Williams and Luke Anderson finished 12th and Isaac Bieghler and Carter Miller finished 16th. Sixty-six boats attended the last regular season event. “In spite of the rough

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Scheer named to All State Academic soccer team

Recent Southern Boone graduate Riley Scheer was recently named to the 2017 All State Academic soccer team. Scheer, a standout defender on the Eagles girls soccer team which won its first district title in five years, was the Salutatorian of the Southern Boone graduating class of 2017. Sixty-eight soccer players were nominated and the quality

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