Sports

Baseball team warming up for season

The SoBoCo Eagles baseball team will field a veteran team with plenty of defense this season. The question will be: Can the Eagles get enough hitting to support that defense and quality pitching by Daniel Smith, Spencer Taggart, Clay Jeffrey and others? New head coach Andy Jahnsen and assistants Shannon Jeffrey, Jim Dapkus and Nathan

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Eagles control Tolton soccer scrimmage

By Bruce Wallace The Eagles soccer team started slowly in their first scrimmage on Friday at Father Tolton. The Trailblazers were the more aggressive team and kept the ball in front of the SoBoCo goal – but could not manage to score. “For the first 10 minutes, it looked like Tolton was on a mission

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Eagles boys earn postseason honors

The Eagles boys basketball team pulled down a few postseason honors this week. Tri-County All Conference first team honors went to Maguire Scheer and Sam Stichnote of SoBoCo; Second team to Spencer Taggart. The Class 3, District 9 All District honors also went to Scheer and Stichnote. Eagles coach Andy Jahnsen was named Coach of

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No Final Four this time, Eagles fall to Indians

The SoBoCo Eagles girls basketball team had their season ended one game earlier than last season. The Eagles fell to the No. 1 ranked Strafford Indians on Saturday by a 61-34 score at Drury University in Springfield.   The loss ended the Eagles’ season with a 24-5 record, and three straight district and sectional titles.

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Eagles boys fall to late Panthers rally in Sectional play

The Eagles boys saw their season come to an end as their offense fell apart in the final six minutes of their Sectional game with the Mountain Grove Panthers. The Eagles owned a 65-57 lead with six minutes to play, but could not muster another field goal until less than a minute to play and

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Anderson steps down as head coach

By Benjamin Herrold On Sunday, Missouri’s athletic department made official what fans had long suspected, announcing that basketball coach Kim Anderson had been asked to step down after three seasons at the helm.   It felt inevitable for much of this dismal season, but it was still a sad day. This was Anderson’s dream job,

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Road to Final Four is a Tough Challenge

The Eagles girls basketball team went to the Final Four last year and came away with a pair of losses and plenty of good memories and experience. Now they want to get back to Mizzou Arena and win the championship. The Eagles (23-5) will have to take a different road this year – tougher than

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Stichnote, Eagles drive past Falcons

If you were watching Eagles coach Andy Jahnsen in the third quarter, you could tell when he thought the game was won.   With just under four minutes left in the quarter, Sam Stichnote started near the half-court line, drove past Blair Oaks’ Jason Rackers, skied to the hoop and neatly dropped the ball in

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Three-peat!

Eagles defense holds Tigers to nine second half points, 41-29 win. The St. James Tigers were very successful shooting 3-point shots in their first two district games last week.   But on Friday night, they were forced to shoot them with a Southern Boone Eagles defender standing in their face. It was a tough night

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Beeson, Shoot lift Eagles over Tolton

A furious third quarter rally led to a fourth quarter 20-9 run and the Southern Boone Eagles once again took down the bigger Father Tolton Trailblazers by a 51-43 score in the semi-final round of the Class 3 District 9 tournament at Wardsville on Wednesday. The Eagles will face unbeaten, top-seeded St. James on Friday

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