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Eagles move onto semi-final clash with Tolton

The SoBoCo Eagles boys basketball team earned a chance to renew its rivalry with Father Tolton on Monday with a 77-45 win over South Callaway in the first round of the Class 3, District 9 tournament in Wardsville. SoBoCo got off to a fast start and kept the Bulldogs from getting good shots the entire

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Schmidt earns first Eagles state wrestling medal

SoBoCo wrestler Blake Schmidt congratulated his opponent then ran off the mat, covering his face with his headgear into the tunnel underneath Mizzou Arena. That was not an uncommon response on Saturday for many wrestlers, like Schmidt, only a sophomore, who lost both consolation matches. However, Eagles coach Trent Tracy was pleased with Schmidt’s overall

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SoBoCo girls smother Bulldogs

If anyone thought there was something wrong with the Eagles girls basketball team because they were seeded only third at this week’s Class 3 District 9 basketball tournament, you can forget about those doubts. The Eagles began their quest for a third consecutive district title on Monday with a 65-35 blowout win over the South

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Eagles fall to Helias

The SoBoCo Eagles held the lead early, but Helias bounced back to go on a 17-2 run and went on to defeat the Eagles 59-44 in Ashland on Tuesday. The game, featuring two top-10 teams in Class 3 and Class 4, was entertaining as two running teams sprinted up and down the court. However, the

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Eagles send two wrestlers to State

In its first year of competition, the Southern Boone High School wrestling team will be sending two wrestlers to the state meet this weekend at Hearnes Arena. Blake Schmidt, 38-2, placed third and Dominic Lawrence placed fourth at this past weekend’s district competition in Clinton. Overall, five Eagles won at least one match and the

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Boys top Hallsville, seeded second

The SoBoCo Eagles owned a big lead on Friday night. Then, they lost it. Then they won the game. The Eagles showed a combination of grit and patience – both symbolic of their experience – in a 67-65 overtime win at Hallsville. The win pushed the Eagles record to 21-2 on the season and gave

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Girls take a week off, seeded third

The SoBoCo Eagles won two games easily last week, but more than momentum, coach Tony Phillips is looking to get his team rested and healthy before next week’s district tournament. The Eagles won at Hallsville on Friday by a 52-31 score, breaking open a close first quarter game by going on a 19-8 second quarter

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Eagles Split With Fulton

The Eagles boys basketball team came out flat in their re-match with Fulton on Thursday night. The Hornets owned a 32-23 lead at halftime and began melting the clock early in the third quarter. The Eagles did not awaken from their slumber until a furious fourth quarter rally – but still fell short in a

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Eagles win at Osage

The SoBoCo Eagles boys basketball team got their 20th win of the season on the road at Osage on Tuesday night, defeating the Indians 69-56. The Eagles ran out to a 17-9 lead in the first quarter and led at halftime 33-24. Maguire Scheer led the Eagles with 22 points, hitting 4-of-10 3-point shots, and

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