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SoBoCo boys drop thriller to Centralia

By Frank Finley The Eagles came boys’ basketball team came into Centralia with the energy for a win on February 18, but an early deficit hamstrung their efforts. Centralia eventually pulled out a 51-45 win over the Eagles. After falling behind 20-8 in the first quarter Southern Boone Head Coach Andy Jahnsen was able to

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Eagles come out on top

  The entire first half of the game was a bit messy on both sides of the court, with a handful of wild passes bouncing around, and the ball refusing to go through the net for nearly everyone. There were no double digits to be found on the scoreboard until halfway through the second quarter

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Eagles’ solid shooting collars the Bulldogs

Rece Gilmore and Tyson Smith together scored more than half the Eagles points in a 70 to 36 thumping of Harrisburg in their opening game of the Southern Boone Classic basketball tournament on Tuesday. High school teams from Battle, Boonville, Carnahan, Fulton and Harrisburg will compete along with Southern Boone high school with the championship

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Strong defense pushes Lady Eagles past Fulton

The 2020 Southern Boone Classic basketball tournament tipped off Monday night with girl’s teams from Hallsville, Hickman, Fulton, Boonville along with Southern Boone varsity and junior varsity squads. The Eagles faced off with a revitalized Fulton Hornet squad. Press defense used by Southern Boone slowed the Hornets giving the Eagles a 63-56 victory. “Defense is

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Basketball girls sweep Versailles

Despite a couple of setbacks from the typical winter weather in Missouri, the Versailles Tigers were able to make their way up to Southern Boone for their basketball games. But by the time the game started for the girls’ teams, the Tigers found the score deficit as slippery to climb as the ice outside. The

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Eagles earn state and regional football honors

Six Southern Boone football players recently earned state and regional honors. Senior running back Tristen John and senior offensive lineman Tyler Frese were named to the Missouri Football Coaches Association Class 3 all-state second team offense. John and Frese were also named to the Columbia Tribune’s All-Boone County football team along with teammates Blake Dapkus,

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Missouri’s losing streak stretches to four games

It was another tough week for the Missouri men’s basketball team, a refrain that is getting all-too-familiar yet again. The Tigers suffered a brutal 66-64 home loss to Texas A&M on Tuesday, and then were routed 74-51 at West Virginia on Saturday in the Big 12-SEC challenge.  Missouri (9-10, 1-5 in SEC through Sunday) lost

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Southern Boone boys bring home top trophy

The Eagles boy’s basketball team hoisted the first place trophy in the California Invitational Tournament on Saturday after defeating the hosting California Pintos 70-56. Returning starters Rece Gilmore, Tyson Smith and Nik Post lead the way along with a handful of returning players from last year’s 23-3 team. Blake Dapkus and Trenton Roney also stepped

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