Eagle Sports

Eagles wrestlers at districts

The SoBoCo wrestling team will have to work hard if they want to grab one of the coveted spots in the upcoming state wrestling meet. The Eagles will be at the district tournament this weekend in Clinton, facing 15 other teams – including top-ranked Monett. “We have four or five we expect to qualify,” said

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Eagles defeat Fulton in semis

The SoBoCo Eagles overcame a halftime deficit to go on a 21-6 third quarter run to defeat the Fulton Hornets 69-46 on Thursday evening in the Southern Boone Classic. The win put the Eagles in the finals on Saturday against Hallsville. It was only the second loss all season for the Hornets – the other

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Eagles break losing streak in OT

The Eagles girls basketball team did two things they had not done since back in December: They played a game to overtime and, most importantly, they won. SoBoCo got four consecutive free throws from Gabbie Bruce and a key bucket from Kate Ponder late in the game to defeat the Hallsville Indians by a 58-55

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Fourth quarter rally sends Eagles to semi-finals

The SoBoCo Eagles spent much of the first three quarters of their opening round game in the Southern Boone Classic watching the Boonville Pirates drive the lane, break the Eagles press and blocking SoBoCo inside shots. That the Eagles won 59-57 to advance to the semi-finals was not as much a surprise as it was

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Eagles fall to Blair Oaks

After last Tuesday’s 56-46 overtime loss to Blair Oaks, the Eagles boys took Wednesday off and didn’t play again until last night’s first-round Classic game. It was designed by coach Andy Jahnsen to allow the SoBoCo players to re-fill their tanks after fading late in the loss to the Falcons and not scoring at all

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Winning streak continues

The SoBoCo boys basketball team met a pair of hot-shooting teams this past week and found a way to defeat both of them. The Eagles, now 14-4, out-pointed Eldon 74-43 on Friday and defeated Boonville in a wild contest 71-56. The Eagles got 28 points from Sam Stichnote and 17 points from Rece Gilmore in

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Wrestlers tested at tourney

Blake Schmidt notches 100th career victory The SoBoCo Eagles defeated Osage and tied Boonville on Senior night on Thursday at the SoBoCo Middle School gym. Winning matches for the Eagles were Konnor Turner by Technical fall, Blake Schmidt, dec. 10-6; Ty Varvil by pin 3:33 in the second period. In the Boonville match, Blake Schmidt

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Eagles girls show plenty of fight in losses

The Eagles girls basketball team dropped a pair of hard-fought contests this past week. The Eagles fell to Hickman 48-39 on Thursday and then fell to state ranked Boonville on Monday by a 68-49 score. But both games showed that the Eagles were capable of surprising even the best teams in Mid-Missouri. On Monday, SoBoCo

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Eagles notch fifth straight win

The visiting Versailles Tigers showed that they could knock down shots from the 3-point line on Tuesday night, but they were no match for the one-two punch of SoBoCo’s Rece Gilmore and Sam Stichnote. Gilmore scored 26 points and Stichnote had 25 as the Eagles rolled over the Tigers 86-73 at the SoBoCo gym. For

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