The Eagles open their cross country season next Tuesday without a lot of experience on the boys side and plenty of experience and talent on the girls side – but not enough runners. Coach Crystal Branch said Isaac Smith, Blake Schmidt and Josh Sampsell all worked hard throughout the summer. “They put in the miles
LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: Southern Boone Eagles softball seniors Brookelle Barnum, Reganne Scheer, Dani Post, Carrie Ponder, Olivia Kelly and Andrea Reeder are ready to open the new season on SoBoCo’s new softball/baseball field just north of the high school track. Eagles ready for new season A new softball field and a formidable new member of their
Southern Boone County head football coach Trent Tracy is entering his fifth year with a team that has consistently improved over the last few years of his tenure. A 4-7 season as a rookie head coach progressed into a program ranked sixth in the state after two weeks of play in the 2017 season. “There’s
Rookie head coach Emily Becker knows that, even after a few practices with little scrimmage time, she’s going to have some powerful hitters in her lineup. A graduate of Belleville-West High School in Illinois and William Woods college, Becker, a middle hitter as a college player, knows the importance a middle can have on the
The Southern Boone County softball team will have a new look this year, but it won’t be because of new uniforms, a new head coach or a plethora of young stars. It’s a new look compliments of the Southern Boone taxpayers; a brand-new turf field with all the works. “Thank you, thank you, thank you
Topping a third-place state finish is a tough task for any team, but the Southern Boone County boy’s soccer team is a little more prepared than most. The Eagles lost three of their four defenders to graduation, such as Ethan Blackburn and Chris Bonderer, who Miller used in a few different roles as the season
LEAD PHOTO: More than 40 Southern Boone soccer alums were on hand Friday for the third annual Alumni Tournament. The event was a kickoff to the fall sports season that began with practices for SoBoCo athletes on Monday. LEAD STORY: A part of the success of this year’s SoBoCo Eagles soccer team might be it’s
YMCA wrestling coaches Steven Wilmoth, Mike Bauer, and Lee Conner, back row, worked with YMCA wrestlers during summer camp. The camp had 26 enrollments and spanned over a three day period where kids worked some fundamentals and prepped for the upcoming wrestling season.
YMCA golfers Aiden Williams, Will Begemann, Brody Stranz, Tyler Williams, Tyler Marren, Mason Branch, Kaden Massie, Ema McGee worked on their putting skills last week at summer golf camp.
LEAD SPORTS PHOTO: On July 19th with the help of the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Southern Boone YMCA held a shooting expo out at Rocky Forks Conservation area in Columbia, Mo. Eighteen kids were instructed in firing 22. caliber bolt action rifles. The YMCA plans on having another Shooting expo this fall before turkey and