Eagle Sports

Eagles boys unbeaten streak extended to eight games

The Southern Boone County boys’ basketball team plays best fast. Their transition offense, led by speedy Rece Gilmore and long-legged Sam Stichnote, sets the pace for the game. When it’s running, opponents are hard-pressed to find an answer for it, and when it’s slow, opponents can quickly creep into a game. It ran when needed

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Wrestlers compete at Moberly

After defeating Tolton and MMA at home, the Eagles wrestlers had a tougher time on Friday and Saturday at Moberly, going 3-5 in the dual tournament. Eagles senior Blake Schmidt won all eight of his matches and Kade Scheer went 6-2. Coach Trent Tracy said Austin Skaggs Tabor Mayes and Konnor Turner all have winning

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JV Tournament Champs

The Eagles won two games to take first place in the Southern Boone JV Tournament recently. Team members include, back row from left: Coach Jami Troth, Mariah Prince, Avery Pickett, Paige Gamble, Ellie Helms; front row, Sydney Anderson, Celissa Kennedy, Jo Scheer and Mia Crow.

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Eagles pass test, stay unbeaten

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: The Southern Boone YMCA host 425 wrestlers at their annual tournament on Sunday. Tournament organizers Trent Tracy and Kip Batye said wrestlers were mostly from Mid-Missouri, but also from the St. Louis area. The local YMCA wrestlers won a number of medals, see next week’s Journal for more on the tournament. LEAD SPORTS

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Four Eagles named to All Region team

Four Eagles soccer players were named to the Class 2, Region 3 soccer team, including Brett Brookshire, Rece Gilmore, Nick Grabner and Trenton Roney. Gilmore was named the Offensive Player of the Year in the region after scoring 34 goals with 16 assists and Grabner was named Goalkeeper of the Year after recording 12 shutouts

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Eagles girls fall to Fatima

The Southern Boone County girls’ basketball team had a tough matchup against Fatima on Thursday night. The Eagles were able to grab an early lead in the first quarter, outscoring the 5-1 Fatima girls’ 15-5. They couldn’t keep the Comets’ offense contained for long, though, and their lead dwindled to 28-22 heading into halftime. Fatima

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SoBoCo drops opening matches

The SoBoCo Eagles dropped a pair of matches to open the season last Thursday in a quadrangle at Hallsville. SoBoCo, featuring a young and inexperienced lineup, fell to last year’s Tri-County Conference champs Versailles by a 57-18 score and a tough Blair Oaks team by a 48-27 score. “We have two guys injured and an

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Tri-County Champs Again

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: The SoBoCo boys basketball team holds the championship trophy from the Tri-County Conference Tournament. Eagles boys win conference tournament title for third time in four years. The Southern Boone County gym boomed with the sounds of “Let’s go Eagles” and feet pounding on wooden bleachers. Eagles fans clad in white, red and black

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