Sports

SoBo Wrestling Classic

Up to 450 wrestlers hit the mat at Southern Boone High School in the 3rd annual Southern Boone Classic wrestling tournament Saturday sponsored by the Southern Boone YMCA. Classes from 6U to 14U were in competition.  Kip Batye, Branch Director for the YMCA, says the tournament is important for the promotion of the sport in

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Missouri heads to STL for braggin’ rights game Saturday

Missouri men’s basketball has had an up-and-down start to the season as they head into their anticipated Braggin’ Rights game with Illinois Saturday (noon on SEC Network), the annual holiday season barometer of how the Tigers are looking. The annual neutral-site game with the Illini at Enterprise Center in St. Louis features a lively atmosphere

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Lady Eagles sail to Tri-County crown, remain undefeated

The Southern Boone High School Lady Eagles basketball team is unbeaten this season after winning the Tri-County Conference Tournament last week. Southern Boone earned the title defeating Hallsville, Boonville and thumping a gristly California squad by 16 points 55-39 for the tournament title.  Head coach Damon Wren says the Tri-County Conference Tournament was a good

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Mizzou football coach hired

After a busy week of coaching search news, Missouri hired Eliah Drinkwitz to be its next head football coach.  It’s always exciting when your team hires a new coach, but Drinkwitz, 36, is a relatively new and young head coach who brings a lot of potential. He is far from a proven commodity, but he

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Football lands All-District honors

The Central Missouri All-District football players for Class 3 were announced last week. Southern Boone High School landed six players on the list. First team honorees are Senior Tristan John at running back. John had 1,733 rushing yards on 182 carries, 112 receiving yards and 25 touchdowns for the season. First team defense lineman honors

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Runge Nature Center announces December programs

The Missouri Department of Conservation’s (MDC) Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City has a full schedule of programs planned for December. Some programs require registration in advance, so MDC Nature Center Assistant Manager Becky Matney encourages guests to familiarize themselves with MDC’s event website for the nature center at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZPf.   Unless otherwise noted, registration

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Celebrating Softball

The Eagles Softball program held their yearly banquet recently and handed out awards. Top: JV Eagle players and awards, front row, Whynter Nash-defensive player of the year, Emma Sappington-Eagle Award, Ashlyne Ussery; Back row: Maura Vanskike, Lindie Pauley-Spirit/Leadership award, McKenna Prather, Emilee DeHaas-Offensive Player of the year, Addison Lange, Mya Zagorac-Most Improved, Alie Martin-Spirit/Leadership award,

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Eagles soccer ends in fourth place finish

The Eagles boy’s soccer season came to an end on Saturday after competing in the final four round of the state tournament. The Eagles faced Gaudalupe Centre Friday afternoon coming up short in a 3-0 loss.  Guadalupe scored their first goal late in the second half that forced Southern Boone out of their normal game

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Schaller commits to Bradley University

Southern Boone softball pitcher Camryn Schaller will be trading the red and black of the Eagles for the red and white of Bradley University after she signed a letter of intent to attend the Peoria, Illinois, based school next fall. With her parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, teammates, former and current coaches along with about 40

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