Eagle Sports

EAGLES GET READY FOR DISTRICTS WITH WIN OVER OSAGE

The Eagles boys basketball team grabbed a little momentum in getting ready for next weeks district tournament on Wednesday night by defeating the Osage Indians by a 69-59 score. SoBoCo jumped to a 17-12 first quarter lead and stretched that lead to 32-20 at halftime. Behind the scoring of point guard Rece Gilmore with 24

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Eagles send two wrestlers to State meet

The SoBoCo Eagles will send two wrestlers to this weekend’s state wrestling meet in Columbia, but they were certainly as close as a few seconds, a couple of moves, away from sending five wrestlers to the state championships. Blake Schmidt at 126 lbs and Dom Lawrence at 220 lbs will return to the state meet

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Eagles girls win fourth in past five games

The SoBoCo Eagles girls basketball team had to go to overtime when they beat the Hallsville Indians in the Southern Boone Classic just a week prior to their conference game last Friday. This time, it was over at halftime. Behind the scoring of sisters Kate and Carrie Ponder and the defensive play of Macy Thompson,

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SoBoCo defense rules in rivalry

The SoBoCo Eagles boys basketball team kept on rolling Friday night as they steamrolled their way over rival Hallsville with a 65-47 win. In what was thought to be a re-match of a close Southern Boone Classic championship game, the Eagles grabbed an early lead and held it throughout, coasting to a 65-47 Tri-County Conference

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Eagles take Rock Bridge Tourney

The SoBoCo Eagles freshman boys basketball team is one win away from an unbeaten season with a 16-0 record and won the recent Rock Bridge Tournament. Team members include, back row from left: Coy Gulick, Ben Turner, Grant Hoehne, Ethan Esry, Trenton Roney, Landon Beeson, Blake Dapkus, Coach Mike Wainscott and Chase Schupp. Front row

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BACK-TO-BACK CLASSIC CHAMPS

The SoBoCo Eagles withstood a 19-4 Hallsville rally in the third quarter, then answered with a 9-2 rally of their own. The Eagles then closed out the Indians in the fourth quarter by hitting 11-14 free throws to win the Southern Boone Classic 68-57 Saturday night. The tournament championship was the second for the Eagles

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Eagles girls win two in consolations bracket

SoBoCo girls run past Harrisburg The SoBoCo Eagles girls basketball team first broke their losing streak, then on Saturday, they found some momentum. The Eagles took that momentum and played some of their best basketball of the season by defeating Harrisburg 64-40. It was a bit of revenge for the Eagles, who lost at Harrisburg

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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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