Eagle Sports

Eagles play in California Tournament all week

School is back in session and the Eagles are back on the basketball court this week playing in the 25th annual California Tournament. The Eagles boys, unbeaten in 11 games and ranked #4 in Class 3, are the returning champions and the top seed. The Eagles boys will play 8-seed Eldon on Tuesday at 4:30

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Barnum signs with Mo Valley

Southern Boone High School senior Brookelle Barnum, center, signed a letter of intent recently with the Missouri Valley Vikings to play softball. Barnum was a key infielder with the Eagles this past fall, helping to lead the team to a semi-final finish in district play.

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Strong close to a solid season

The 8th grade Lady Eagles finished their season Monday, December 17th with a 25-7 victory over Columbia Catholic, the win set their season record at 9-4. Earlier in the season they took 3rd place in the Harrisburg Tournament. Majayla Dudley led the team in scoring, posting a season high 16 points in the team’s first

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Boyce completes high school Kick-It campaign

The ground had been soaked by a heavy rain the night before and a sun that wasn’t warm enough to dry the puddles that had been created on the field. Despite the wet conditions, the Southern Boone County football team had already stormed to an early lead over Winfield in the district semifinals game. Senior

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Hermann takes advantage of Eagles turnovers

Hermann was too tall, too long, too quick and too athletic for the Southern Boone County girls’ basketball team. The Eagles fell 60-49, to Hermann on Tuesday night. SoBoCo attempted to mount a comeback in the third quarter but the first half deficit was hard to overcome. Turnovers were the difference maker in the first

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Eagles boys unbeaten streak extended to eight games

The Southern Boone County boys’ basketball team plays best fast. Their transition offense, led by speedy Rece Gilmore and long-legged Sam Stichnote, sets the pace for the game. When it’s running, opponents are hard-pressed to find an answer for it, and when it’s slow, opponents can quickly creep into a game. It ran when needed

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Wrestlers compete at Moberly

After defeating Tolton and MMA at home, the Eagles wrestlers had a tougher time on Friday and Saturday at Moberly, going 3-5 in the dual tournament. Eagles senior Blake Schmidt won all eight of his matches and Kade Scheer went 6-2. Coach Trent Tracy said Austin Skaggs Tabor Mayes and Konnor Turner all have winning

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JV Tournament Champs

The Eagles won two games to take first place in the Southern Boone JV Tournament recently. Team members include, back row from left: Coach Jami Troth, Mariah Prince, Avery Pickett, Paige Gamble, Ellie Helms; front row, Sydney Anderson, Celissa Kennedy, Jo Scheer and Mia Crow.

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Eagles pass test, stay unbeaten

LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: The Southern Boone YMCA host 425 wrestlers at their annual tournament on Sunday. Tournament organizers Trent Tracy and Kip Batye said wrestlers were mostly from Mid-Missouri, but also from the St. Louis area. The local YMCA wrestlers won a number of medals, see next week’s Journal for more on the tournament. LEAD SPORTS

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