Sports

New team, same running game and hard-nosed defense

It will be a new era for Southern Boone basketball as the 20170-18 season kicks off next Tuesday at Harrisburg. Both the Eagles boys and girls graduated a group of seniors which led SoBoCo to two conference tournament crowns and, for the boys two years of 25-plus wins and a district championship and, for the

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Eagles girls basketball team ready for new era

When talking about the 2017-18 Eagles girls basketball team, you have to first get the elephant out of the room and talk about what’s missing: A group of senior who graduated last May who won three consecutive district titles. That’s fine with Eagles coach Tony Phillips. Get that discussion out of the way now, he

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Eagles soccer volleyball players earn honors

Fall postseason honors were recently named for volleyball and soccer teams. The Eagles volleyball team honors included: All Tri-County Conference – Second team, Sayde Taggart and Sydney Mattas; All District: First Team, Sayde Taggart; Second Team, Sydney Mattas and Kayla Sage. Soccer honors include Eagles head coach Chris Miller being named the Class 2 Public

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7th Grade Eagles boys hoops

The Eagles MS boys basketball team is off to a 3-0 start, including Monday’s 32-31 win over North Callaway in the first round of the Southern Boone Tournament. The Eagles defeated Blair Oaks 38-33 and defeated Hallsville to open the season by a 38-30 score. Carter Salter and Aidan Bukowsky have been among the scoring

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A Blazing Start

The 8th grade girls opened their season last week against Blair Oaks. After only leading by 5 at half time they put the game away in the 2nd half with pressure defense creating steals and easy buckets. The girls played good defense all around. Mariah Prince was the leading scorer with 18, followed by Jersee

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Eagles Take Third Place

The Southern Boone Eagles brought home the third place trophy on Saturday after a 0-0 tie with Bayless at the Class 2 State Soccer Championships in Fenton. The Eagles dominated play throughout the game, but had no luck putting the ball in the net. SoBoCo’s Will Nickolaus’ volley struck the crossbar and went over the

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Poole, Smith run at state cross country

SoBoCo Eagles runners Cassey Poole and Isaac Smith competed at the state cross country meet on Saturday in Jefferson City. SoBoCo’s Cassey Poole finished 79th at 21:43 and Isaac Smith was 129th in 18:44. Coach Crystal Branch said her runners were in good shape, but were facing tough competition. “Both kids gave everything they had

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Missouri routs Florida, hosts Tennessee for Senior Day

Missouri’s game at Faurot Field on Saturday was played under a steel gray, typically November sky, but it felt like some sun was finally shining on the program. Missouri demolished Florida 45-16, the Tigers’ third straight win. Their bowl chances, which looked dead in early October, were starting to look good. Likely, even. Missouri (4-5,

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Eagles complete outstanding soccer season

Capped off by an unexpected trip to the Final Four, the Eagles soccer team realized much more than was expected of them this season. A few extra “kicks” from the 2017 Eagles soccer season: • Priory, who defeated SoBoCo in the semifinals, defeated Lincoln College Prep by an identical 3-0 score. • Sacred Heart, a

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Eagles fall to Priory Rebels

The SoBoCo Eagles had their hands full with a talented Priory Rebels team that not only displayed their athleticism, but their talents with the soccer ball on Friday afternoon. The Rebels scored twice in the first half while keeping the Eagles from taking a serious shot on goal in a 3-0 semifinal victory in Fenton.

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