Lead Sports Photo: Eagles soccer player Savana Johnson recently signed a letter of intent to play soccer with Stephens College. Savana has been a 4-year starter for the Eagles and was a second team all state player last spring. She helped the Eagles to a 62-10-3 record in the past three seasons and back-to-back district
The Southern Boone County boys basketball teams suffered their first loss on the season against Centralia in the California Tournament. Centralia, who received votes in the state rankings in the most recent polls, kept the Eagles hot scorers at bay and moved on to the championship game of the tournament on a 57-46 win. SoBoCo
The Southern Boone County girls’ basketball team met the California Pintos for a second time this season in the semifinals of the California Tournament. Earlier in the season, California came to Ashland and handed the Eagles a 56-36 loss. SoBoCo battled with the No. 9 team in the state but came up short, losing 57-53.
By Missouri traveled a long and winding road over the weekend, but eventually it led to an 85-75 loss at South Carolina on Sunday. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday, but this was the weekend of snow in Columbia, with the area receiving about 20 inches of snow. South Carolina’s Columbia was decidedly warmer
Two weeks away from playing games didn’t slow down the Southern Boone Eagles girls’ basketball team on their way to a 52-41 win over Mexico on Monday night in the opening game of the California tournament. The Eagles scored 20 points in the first quarter, creating steals and putting pressure on the Bulldogs’ guards. Mexico’s
Forget the state ranking, no matter how far up the standings they climb. Forget the undefeated record that gets thrown out by television announcers and opposing teams head coaches like it’s the Holy Grail. Forget any expectations that may come with those numbers. That’s what Southern Boone County boys’ basketball head coach Andy Jahnsen is
As the calendar hits January and Southeastern Conference fans’ beloved college football comes to the end of another season, fans across the league turn their attention to SEC basketball play, which begins in full force this week. Last year, I attended the entire SEC basketball tournament in St. Louis. It was a lot of fun,
School is back in session and the Eagles are back on the basketball court this week playing in the 25th annual California Tournament. The Eagles boys, unbeaten in 11 games and ranked #4 in Class 3, are the returning champions and the top seed. The Eagles boys will play 8-seed Eldon on Tuesday at 4:30
Southern Boone High School senior Brookelle Barnum, center, signed a letter of intent recently with the Missouri Valley Vikings to play softball. Barnum was a key infielder with the Eagles this past fall, helping to lead the team to a semi-final finish in district play.
The 8th grade Lady Eagles finished their season Monday, December 17th with a 25-7 victory over Columbia Catholic, the win set their season record at 9-4. Earlier in the season they took 3rd place in the Harrisburg Tournament. Majayla Dudley led the team in scoring, posting a season high 16 points in the team’s first