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Missouri’s losing streak stretches to four games

It was another tough week for the Missouri men’s basketball team, a refrain that is getting all-too-familiar yet again. The Tigers suffered a brutal 66-64 home loss to Texas A&M on Tuesday, and then were routed 74-51 at West Virginia on Saturday in the Big 12-SEC challenge.  Missouri (9-10, 1-5 in SEC through Sunday) lost

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Southern Boone boys bring home top trophy

The Eagles boy’s basketball team hoisted the first place trophy in the California Invitational Tournament on Saturday after defeating the hosting California Pintos 70-56. Returning starters Rece Gilmore, Tyson Smith and Nik Post lead the way along with a handful of returning players from last year’s 23-3 team. Blake Dapkus and Trenton Roney also stepped

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Lady Eagles earn second at California invitational

The Southern Boone High School girl’s basketball team made a strong showing in the California Invitational Tournament last week bringing the second place trophy back to Ashland.  Last Monday the Eagles first defeated a Rock Bridge JV team that was 12-1 this year.  Mariah Prince played stout defense leading the team with 12 points and

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So. Boone defeats Moberly

In Friday night’s basketball game against the Moberly Spartans, the Southern Boone boys captured the win with a final score of 66-55. Although this score is vastly different than their previous home game against Tolton, a lot of the same gameplay from the Eagles seemed to trickle into this match. The boys started off the

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Eagles grapplers split tri dual

The Southern Boone High School wrestling team competed against Tipton and Mexico on Thursday evening in a tri dual held in Tipton.  The Eagles lost to Mexico in the first meet 33-30. Southern Boone actually won more individual matches than the Bulldogs but lost the meet because of forfeited matches due to lack of wrestlers

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Missouri’s offense takes off against Florida

Sometimes, even when you know college basketball is a wild and unpredictable sport, it can still surprise you. That was the case Saturday night, when Missouri’s otherwise languishing offense exploded for 91 points in a 91-75 home win over Florida. The Tigers (9-6, 1-2 in SEC play through Sunday) had not been a particularly good

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Lady Eagles hit the mat at Wonder Woman tournament

Hundreds of female wrestlers from all regions of Missouri grappled in the second annual Wonder Woman wrestling tournament held at Battle High School. The two-day event is becoming the largest wrestling event for girls in the state. Four Southern Boone High School girls participated on Friday. Chloe Giles, Isabella Finnegan, Noelle Schweitzer and Mary Grover

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Boys Basketball falls to Tolton

Last Friday was a disappointing night for the Southern Boone Boys Basketball team, as they picked up another loss for their record against the Tolton Trailblazers. Although the final score of the game, (33-56), suggests otherwise, the Eagles were not completely blow out of the water by their opponents.  Despite the clear gap in score,

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Missouri earns Braggin’ Rights with win over Illinois

It’s another year of Braggin’ Rights for the Missouri Tigers. Missouri churned out a 63-56 win over Illinois in a defense-dominated Braggin’ Rights game, the two schools’ annual December matchup in St. Louis.  The victory made it back-to-back wins for Missouri in holiday series, and it was the best win of the season so far

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Eagles teams fly past Fatima

In Friday night’s double-header against Fatima, both the boys and girls basketball teams of Southern Boone managed to snag the win against the Comets. In the first game of the night, the Lady Eagles cleaned up handily with the Lady Comets, the final tally on the scoreboard reading 45-29. The end of the first quarter

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