Sports

Batting on the inside

The Eagles baseball team took indoor batting practice at their new hitting facility on Monday. The Eagles open the season against Father Tolton on Friday, March 23. SoBoCo plays at Fatima on Monday before hosting Centralia on Tuesday and Linn on Thursday. The Eagles open Tri-County Conference play hosting Blair Oaks on April 3.

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Trio of Eagles named to Central All District team

Three SoBoCo Eagles were named to the Central All District basketball team, named by the the 2017-18 Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Sam Stichnote, Rece Gilmore and Carrie Ponder were named to the team. Class 3 Boys – First Team   Dillon Blue, 5-10, sr., Bourbon, Tim Brunnert, 6-5, sr., Fatima, Tim Fick, 6-1, sr.,

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Missouri wraps up season with loss to Florida State

Missouri’s basketball season came to a close Friday night in Nashville with a 67-54 loss to Florida State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.   The Tigers (20-13) jumped out to an early 7-1 lead, but the Seminoles (21-11) dominated the rest of the first half, outscoring the Tigers 41-13 during the stretch

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Eagles young players look to defend district title

Photo: SoBoCo’s Sarah Johnson moves the ball upfield during last Friday’s scrimmage against Father Tolton. The Eagles open the season at Lebanon this weekend. The Eagles are the defending District champions. The Eagles girls soccer team re-gained a district title last spring, then lost several key members of that 23-2-1 team to graduation. But SoBoCo open

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Hook, line and cold weather gear

Now in their third year of competitive fishing, the Eagles fishing team caught a few big fish on Lake of the Ozarks on Saturday. Coach Wade Vandelicht said Southern Boone sent nine teams of two to the first tournament of the year along with 268 other boats from other Mid-Missouri schools. “Few of our anglers

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Baseball Moves Indoors

Members of the Eagles baseball team were forced indoors on Monday due to a wet field, but the Eagles made good use of their new indoor batting facility. The new 40×70 facility has two hitting cages and room for pitching off a rubberized mound. The facility will soon have field turf put down and it

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Sports Opinion: “This Eagle has my hall of fame vote”

The word “fortitude” is not used much these days. As a sports adjective, it has largely be replaced by “toughness” and “hard” and other terms coaches and current athletes would recognize. But “fortitude” is the old-school word that best describes Southern Boone Eagle Cleo Uhrig. You can look it up: “Fortitude – courage in pain

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Eagles looking for pitching

With a large junior class of baseball players who went unbeaten during last year’s junior varsity campaign, Eagles baseball coach Andy Jahnsen knows he has some hitters and fielders.   Big question: Do the Eagles have enough pitching to win the Tri-County Conference? The top returning pitcher from last year is Daniel Smith – who

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Troy’s Lacy named Coach of the Year

Former Southern Boone Eagle Damond Lacy, so of SoBoCo Activities Director Pat and Steph Lacy, of Ashland, was named the Class 4, District Seven Girls Basketball Coach of the Year this week. Lacy is the coach of the Troy-Buchanan Trojans in Troy. Lacy is in his third year at Troy. His team, who captured third

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