Sports

Boone County Fair 4H Results

GOATS Class 2 – Market Goat: 2nd place – Nikki Crocker, Englewood 4H; 3rd place – Oscar Hilgedick, Englewood 4H. Class 3 – Market Goat: 1st place – Lauren Hammett, Englewood 4H; 2nd place – Riley Tade, Ashland FFA. Class 4 – Market Goat: 1st place – Cole Hammett, Ashland FFA. Class 5 – Market

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Snakebites Up in Missouri

Kevin Patrick Allen  – Missouri New Service It’s being called a byproduct of heavy rains in Missouri earlier this year – snake bites are on the rise. The state is home to five types of venomous snakes: copperhead, water moccasin, timber rattler, pygmy rattler and massasauga rattler. The most common is the copperhead. Julie Weber,

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Two Eagle Athletes Honored at Tribbys

Two Southern Boone Eagles athletes were honored Thursday evening at the Tribby Awards in Columbia. Recent SoBoCo graduates Emma Anderson and Skyler Beeson were honored. Anderson was honored with the Kent Heitholt award for her leadership and sportsmanship and Beeson was named the top girls scholar athlete.  Anderson was a member of the girls basketball

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Summer camps coming to an end, Eagles set for dead week

SoBoCo Eagles teams are getting in their final summer practices before the Missouri ‘dead week’ freezes all high school sports activities. The dead week puts a lock on all facilities and coaching contacts and is considered one week of rest. “It allows a week where schools will all shut their facilities and it allows them

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Give turtles a summer brake

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages motorists to give turtles crossing roads a brake. Turtles are struck by cars throughout warmer months, but are at special risk this time of year because they are on the move. Young males make up most of the travelers as they search for territories of their own and

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YMCA Softball hits them out of the Park

Webpage photo: SoBoCo players broke open a close game in the third inning. Southern Boone YMCA softball players defeated Harrisburg on Tuesday night. The 9-year-old league teaches young ballplayers the fundamentals while promoting sportsmanship and physical fitness. The YMCA league games are played at the Ashland City Park field, a part of the City of

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Explore the Outdoors at Runge Nature Center

Help your kids discover nature through the Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Explore Outdoors summer programs for children 7-12 years old at Runge Nature Center. Through the Explore Outdoors program, children can learn more about nature— from picking up paddling to learning about the crayfish in creeks. “It’s a great way to get kids outdoors

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YMCA Golf Camp

The initial YMCA Golf Camp concluded with young golfers learning the game and playing at Eagle Knoll Golf Course. Participating golers included: Sadie Ahern, Emery Arnold, Peyton Arnold, Will Begemann, Alyssa Boehmer, Ben Boehmer, Mason Branch, Claire Coble, Serena Connell, Brant Eddy, Phoenix Francis, Ainsley Gillaspie, Gracie Gillaspie, Valle Gillaspie, Trent Hargis, Zachary Hawkins, Brylee

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