Sports

Donate Christmas trees to wildlife at MDC

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites Missourians to drop off their cut Christmas trees to be used for habitat improvement around central Missouri. MDC will accept trees at the Central Regional Office any time of day through the end of January. To donate your tree, please remove all decorations, and bring the tree to

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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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