Eagle Sports

Eagles volleyball wins again

Lead Sports Photo:  The Eagles celebrate after winning Saturday’s Hallsville Tournament championship. Lead Sports Story:  Eagles volleyball wins again The Eagles volleyball team, in only its second game of the season, did something no other Eagles volleyball team has accomplished – they defeated the Boonville Pirates. The Eagles defeated the Pirates in three close games, losing the

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Eagles start 4-0, take Hallsville title

It wasn’t really much of a hit. The flyball happened to land just behind the first baseman and right inside fair territory, too far for anyone to catch it. With that hit, junior outfielder Landrie Cole gave Southern Boone County High School softball one of its few baserunners in the championship game of the Hallsville

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Eagles hitting on all cylinders

The Southern Boone County football team answered anything Mexico attempted in the opening game of the season on Friday night. After allowing the Bulldogs their to score their only touchdown of the game on a third quarter dive play into the end zone, SoBoCo senior running back Colby Phillips took the ensuing kickoff back for

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Hitters lead Eagles past Mexico

New Southern Boone County High School volleyball coach Emily Becker said it feels good to have a game under her belt. It feels even better when that game is a win. The Eagles rolled over the Mexico Bulldogs in two straight sets, 25-9, 25-14 to start the season at home. After getting out a few

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New district assignments present challenges to Eagles

SPORTS PHOTO: Eagles Cross Country will kick off their season on Tuesday in Salisbury. This year’s team members include: front row, from left, Cassey Poole, Isabella Finnegan; second row, Will Spry, Ahmed Fouad, Kade Scheer, Blake Schmidt; back row, Ethan David, Jacob David, Evan Thomassen, Isaac Smith, Josh Sampsell.  New district assignments present challenges to Eagles

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Looking to gain experience fast

The Eagles open their cross country season next Tuesday without a lot of experience on the boys side and plenty of experience and talent on the girls side – but not enough runners. Coach Crystal Branch said Isaac Smith, Blake Schmidt and Josh Sampsell all worked hard throughout the summer. “They put in the miles

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Eagles ready for new season

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: Southern Boone Eagles softball seniors Brookelle Barnum, Reganne Scheer, Dani Post, Carrie Ponder, Olivia Kelly and Andrea Reeder are ready to open the new season on SoBoCo’s new softball/baseball field just north of the high school track.  Eagles ready for new season A new softball field and a formidable new member of their

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Eagles ready for next step

Southern Boone County head football coach Trent Tracy is entering his fifth year with a team that has consistently improved over the last few years of his tenure. A 4-7 season as a rookie head coach progressed into a program ranked sixth in the state after two weeks of play in the 2017 season. “There’s

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New coach leads Eagles volleyball

Rookie head coach Emily Becker knows that, even after a few practices with little scrimmage time, she’s going to have some powerful hitters in her lineup. A graduate of Belleville-West High School in Illinois and William Woods college, Becker, a middle hitter as a college player, knows the importance a middle can have on the

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Eagles have strong senior class

The Southern Boone County softball team will have a new look this year, but it won’t be because of new uniforms, a new head coach or a plethora of young stars. It’s a new look compliments of the Southern Boone taxpayers; a brand-new turf field with all the works. “Thank you, thank you, thank you

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