Sports

EAGLES LOOK FOR WEEK 1 WIN

The SoBoCo Eagles kick off the season tonight at North Callaway and, after a bit of a battle, should come away with a win. First games are something that all players look forward to and most coaches somewhat dread. First game jitters lead to first game mistakes – and the first game is very often

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Eagles teams ready to kick off 2017 Fall Sports season

The SoBoCo Eagles football team is coming off a solid, if unspectacular, jamboree last Friday and preparing to open the season at North Callaway this Friday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The Eagles flexed their muscles at Hallsville on a few plays, however, they also played a very ‘vanilla’ offense as coach Trent Tracy refused

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Eagles volleyball ready for opener

While most of us will be navigating the heavens during the solar eclipse on Monday, the Eagles volleyball team will be hoping to simply navigate the highways of Mid-Missouri.  “It’s our first game of the season and I’m just hoping that we can get there,” joked head coach Jamie Nelson. “We will leave earlier than

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Ready to bust open holes up front

Feature Photo:  SoBoCo offensive linemen, from left: Blake Wooden, Charlie Smith, Brett Price, Brady Holton and Dominic Lawrence. At an average of 240-lbs., the line is the strongest ever put on the field, according to coach Trent Tracy. Ready to bust open holes up front If you ask the Eagles offensive line where their strength

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Softball team plays at Linn

The Eagles softball team will travel to Linn for their jamboree and face Belle, Vienna and Linn. Head coach Ashley Anderson said the team is working hard on defense and pitching – which will be the strength of the Eagles squad. “Ashley Osborne is our senior pitcher and she is always good at keeping hitters

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Young team will count on tough seniors

For the Eagles soccer fans, this season might remind them of 2008 when a team of mostly freshman took over from a group of seniors that had delivered a district title. But the 2017 version of that group – which went on to be very successful after struggling their freshmen year – is not quite

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Volleyball team OK in underdog role

The Eagles volleyball team will have only two seniors who saw a lot of playing time last year on their very young squad this season, but both of them think that means other teams might overlook SoBoCo. Both Carsyn Morris and Emma Straub are not worried that their team isn’t a favorite to challenge in

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School is next month, fall sports starts now

“The worst thing that can happen,” said new SoBoCo assistant, “is that you get offside on this kickoff,” he told Eagles special teams players as they lined up for a quick sprint downfield as kicker Parker Boyce boomed a kick 50-plus yards through the practice field uprights. With that, the Eagles 2017 football season began

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Volleyball team adds freshman squad

The SoBoCo girls volleyball team will add something new this year – another team. The Eagles squad, 28 girls in all, will divide into three teams this season with a varsity, junior varsity and a freshman team this year. “We will have Regan Crow coach the freshman girls and I will have Greg Wingraph, who

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