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Eagles start slow, stomp Versailles

The Eagles girls basketball team broke open a close game in the second quarter and ran away from the Versailles Tigers on Thursday evening in a 71-16 romp. The Eagles were only up by four points after the first period, then stretched it to 15-8 in the final seconds of the period, having played a

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Eagles wrestlers open second season next week

The SoBoCo Eagles wrestling team will enter into its second season with two returning state qualifiers and a handful of young talent. The Eagles return Blake Schmidt, who was 38-5 last year and placed sixth at the state tournament. Heavyweight Dom Lawrence also qualified for the state tourney in his first year. “The good thing

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Eagles boys, girls drop openers at Harrisburg

The Southern Boone Eagles boys and girls basketball teams both dropped their openers last night at Harrisburg. The Eagles boys fell 66-63 in overtime on a buzzer-beater 3-point shot by the Bulldogs’ Scott Hill, the girls fell 52-49 in another close contest. The Eagles boys trailed Harrisburg 28-25 at halftime and the two teams traded

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Mizzou pushes past Hogs

Missouri capped its dramatic surge in the second half of the regular season on Black Friday with its six straight win, 48-45 over Arkansas in Fayetteville.  After five straight blowout wins, the Tigers (7-5, 4-4 in SEC play) had to battle for this one. It turned out to be the last game for Bret Bielema

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Youth Hunt harvest more than 3,000 deer

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 3,056 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2017 deer hunting season, which ran Nov. 24-26. Top counties for the late youth portion were Franklin with 72, Douglas with 71, and Howell with 69 deer checked.

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Eagles boys, girls fall in opener

The Southern Boone Eagles boys and girls basketball teams both dropped their openers last night at Harrisburg. The Eagles boys fell 66-63 in overtime on a buzzer-beater 3-point shot by the Bulldogs’ Scott Hill, the girls fell 52-49 in another close contest. The Eagles boys trailed Harrisburg 28-25 at halftime and the two teams traded

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The Evolution of a Coach

As the seconds ticked off the clock and the Southern Boone Eagles boys basketball team began celebrating their district championship win last March, head coach Andy Jahnsen began making his way to the far end of the bench at Blair Oaks High School. As the horn sounded and players stormed the court, Jahnsen went to

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Poole named to All Conference Team

Former SoBoCo Eagles lineman Sam Poole was one of eight Westminster football players were named to the All-Upper Midwest Athletic Conference teams. Trent White, quarterback; Anthony WAshington defensive back; Matt Quarles, Special Teams were named to the first team squad. ~ Find out more in today’s Journal ~  

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Mizzou clinches bowl eligibility

Starting in late October, each week has brought a Missouri win, with the excitement and momentum building and building as the winning streak grows. On Saturday, Missouri rolled to a 45-17 win at Vanderbilt, the Tigers’ fifth straight win. Each of those wins has included at least 45 points from Missouri, and the Tigers have

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