Sports

DISTRICT CHAMPS!!

Eagles nail down first Class 3 district title with tough defensive stand in Moberly snowball. Amidst an early November snow that had fans bundled up in the stands and made the ground a frozen white blanket, the Southern Boone Eagles football team captured the Class 3 District 4 title with a 12-6 win over the

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Eagles get ready for basketball season

The Eagles boys and girls basketball teams are already on the court, preparing for the 2018-19 season, which begins at home on Tuesday, Nov. 20 with a game against Harrisburg. The Eagles girls have a number of returning starters – including Carrie Ponder, Dani Post and Gabby Bruce – and new head coach Damon Wren

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MDC offers firearms cleaning workshop Nov. 27 in Columbia

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites hunters and firearms owners to attend a free workshop on cleaning and caring for firearms. The program will take place Nov. 27 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the MDC Central Regional Office, 3500 E. Gans Road, in Columbia. “Routine maintenance and care are important for your firearm,”

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MDC thanks hunters for help with CWD sampling

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) thanks the thousands of deer hunters who participated in its mandatory CWD sampling efforts last weekend in 31 counties. Thanks to hunter participation, MDC collected more than 20,000 tissue samples last weekend from harvested deer for CWD testing. According to MDC, mandatory sampling dramatically increases the number of tissue

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MDC reports 99,567 deer harvested during firearms opening weekend

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 99,567 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the fall firearms deer season Nov. 10 and 11. Of the 99,567 deer harvested, 55,887 were antlered bucks, 9,573 were button bucks, and 34,107 were does. Top harvest

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Eagles defense bottles up Winfield

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: SoBoCo midfielder Sam Bonderer attempts to win control of the ball against his Monett opponent on Saturday. The Eagles lost their quarterfinal game 2-1, ending another 20-win season.     LEAD SPORTS STORY – FOOTBALL: Eagles defense bottles up Winfield Southern Boone County head football coach Trent Tracy knew defense would be crucial

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Eagles fall short of finals, end 20-win season

The Monett Cubs slipped and slid their way past the Southern Boone County boys soccer team for a 2-1 quarterfinals win on Saturday. Field conditions caused problems for both teams, who played the game at Southern Boone County high school. The football team had played on the field the night before and wet, overcast conditions

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Smith runs at state meet

SoBoCo’s Isaac Smith was the lone Eagle at Saturday’s state cross country meet and he came through with one of his best efforts of the season.  “I was proud of the way Isaac competed,” said coach Crystal Branch. “He worked hard all year and he ran a good race.” Smith finished in 57th place, more

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Eagles move on to quarterfinals

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: Eagles goalkeeper Nick Grabner was a key to the SoBoCo defense in winning the team’s ninth consecutive district title. The SoBoCo Eagles soccer team does not seem to mind playing in overtime. The Eagles defeated St. Michael Archangel Catholic High School 2-1 in overtime on Tuesday in Lee’s Summit. It was the second

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