Eagle Sports

Eagles win opener over Tolton

Lead Photo: Eagles junior, Blake Dunn  The SoBoCo Eagles opened the baseball season with a number of questions about their pitching and their hitting. After their 3-2 season opening win over Father Tolton, a few questions about hitting might hang around while it is early in the season, there is no doubt a few questions

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Eagles get first loss in StL

The Southern Boone Eagles girls soccer team knows that in spring soccer they are bound to run into games which have rain and cold winds. Last Friday, playing in a St. Louis shootout vs Villa Duchesne, a private school in Frontenac, the Eagles faced both hard rain and cold wind. And the Saints were so

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Coaches for Cancer Donation

Eagles basketball players Kate Ponder, left, and Dani Post, far right, presented Joy Shawley from the American Cancer Society with a check for $1,200 which was raised during the Ladies Eagles fundraiser Coaches for Cancer in February.

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Eagles win third straight Lebanon tourney title

Starting the new soccer season at Lebanon, the Eagles had a pair of new goalkeepers. Both freshmen, both with little soccer experience. It may have seemed risky, but Jo Scheer and Celissa Kennedy did not allow a goal in three games and the Eagles left with the team trophy for the third consecutive year. The

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Batting on the inside

The Eagles baseball team took indoor batting practice at their new hitting facility on Monday. The Eagles open the season against Father Tolton on Friday, March 23. SoBoCo plays at Fatima on Monday before hosting Centralia on Tuesday and Linn on Thursday. The Eagles open Tri-County Conference play hosting Blair Oaks on April 3.

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Trio of Eagles named to Central All District team

Three SoBoCo Eagles were named to the Central All District basketball team, named by the the 2017-18 Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Sam Stichnote, Rece Gilmore and Carrie Ponder were named to the team. Class 3 Boys – First Team   Dillon Blue, 5-10, sr., Bourbon, Tim Brunnert, 6-5, sr., Fatima, Tim Fick, 6-1, sr.,

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Eagles young players look to defend district title

Photo: SoBoCo’s Sarah Johnson moves the ball upfield during last Friday’s scrimmage against Father Tolton. The Eagles open the season at Lebanon this weekend. The Eagles are the defending District champions. The Eagles girls soccer team re-gained a district title last spring, then lost several key members of that 23-2-1 team to graduation. But SoBoCo open

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Hook, line and cold weather gear

Now in their third year of competitive fishing, the Eagles fishing team caught a few big fish on Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday. Coach Wade Vandelicht said Southern Boone sent nine teams of two to the first tournament of the year along with 268 other boats from other Mid-Missouri schools. “Few of our anglers

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Baseball Moves Indoors

Members of the Eagles baseball team were forced indoors on Monday due to a wet field, but the Eagles made good use of their new indoor batting facility. The new 40×70 facility has two hitting cages and room for pitching off a rubberized mound. The facility will soon have field turf put down and it

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Sports Opinion: “This Eagle has my hall of fame vote”

The word “fortitude” is not used much these days. As a sports adjective, it has largely be replaced by “toughness” and “hard” and other terms coaches and current athletes would recognize. But “fortitude” is the old-school word that best describes Southern Boone Eagle Cleo Uhrig. You can look it up: “Fortitude – courage in pain

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