Eagle Sports

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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Eagles wrestlers ready to start new season

High School wrestling adds girls to the sport The SoBoCo wrestling team will take to the mats for the first time this season with a group of talented sophomores, a legitimate state contender and a trio of girls. Wrestlers, that is. Girls wrestlers. If you haven’t heard, Missouri will have girls competitive wrestling this season

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Eagles launch with Wren and a Win

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO:  Freshman Jersee Wren hurls the ball on an offensive drive. LEAD SPORTS STORY: Eagles launch with Wren and a Win The Southern Boone County girls’ basketball team won their first game in the new era of Damon Wren coaching with a 45-25 win over Harrisburg on Tuesday. The opening minutes of the first

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One full team practice, no problem

The Southern Boone County boys’ basketball team looked as if they had been practicing together for weeks in a 64-23 rout of Harrisburg on Tuesday night. Head coach Andy Jahnsen had only gotten one day of practice before their first game with starters Tyson Smith and Sam Stichnote. The two were a part of the

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Eagles have new point guard, coach

The Southern Boone County girls’ basketball team will not be the tallest or biggest team in Mid-Missouri, and they may not be the fastest group either. New head coach Damon Wren doesn’t have his eyes set on being conference champions or finishing his first year as a 20-game winner. That doesn’t mean the Eagles will

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SoBo kicks off basketball season with double wins

LEAD PHOTO:  Southern Boone hosted Trinity Catholic in Friday’s playoff game, won by the Titans 27-17. The loss ended the Eagles season at 10-3.  The Southern Boone County girls’ and boys’ basketball teams defeated Harrisburg in their first games of the season. Damon Wren secured his first win as the new head coach of the

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Underdog Eagles play tough in loss

The Southern Boone County football team met their match in what could be called a wall. It’s an accurate description of the Trinity Catholic football team’s offense and defensive lines, which boasted 300-pound, over 6-foot players that could have rivaled a Division 1 team. By the end of Friday’s state quarterfinal matchup, they were able

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Ready or not – it’s hoops season

Southern Boone basketball head coach Andy Jahnsen knows his team. But he doesn’t know his team. It’s the weird situation that comes with a large portion of his players being multi-sport athletes whose time was taken up by football practices until Monday night, as the football team made an appearance in the state quarterfinal game

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