Sports

MDC wants campers to leave firewood at home

For many Missourians, summer means float trips, camping, and spending lots of time outdoors. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages people not to move firewood. Don’t give tree-killing insects and diseases rides to favorite camping locations. Instead, buy firewood at or near the camping destination. Invasive, tree-killing pests can hitchhike in firewood, moving much

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Always Room for Improvement

Having just played in the school’s first Final Four ever, you might think the Eagles girls basketball team would take some time to enjoy their record-setting season. Eagles girls head coach Tony Phillips would tell you they had the weekend after the season ended. Then they had spring sports. Now, during the summer, is the

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Jahnsen takes baseball challenge

Southern Boone boys basketball coach Andy Jahnsen has accepted the post of head baseball coach for the Eagles. Jahnsen, who was an assistant baseball coach for Eagles coach Jeff Dodson earlier in his career, will have Shannon Jeffrey and Jim Dapkus as his assistant coaches and Chris Gares and Dusty Weter will coach the ninth

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SoBoCo soccer has two on All State list

The SoBoCo Eagles had two players on the All State girls soccer team, named this past week. Katy Andrews, who was recently named the All Region Goal Keeper of the Year, was named to the All State second team. Midfielder Kylie Shoot received Honorable Mention honors as well. Joining Andrews and Shoot on the All

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Eagles Use Physical Size, Speed at Football Camp

Indoor summer sports camps are not the only sports camps for Southern Boone Eagles. The Eagles football team recently attended a two-day camp at Central Methodist University and head coach Trent Tracy came away impressed. “We had five practices leading up to the camp,” Tracy said, “just so we could get some plays down and

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Summer Volleyball Camp

Future SoBoCo Eagles volleyball players attended camp earlier this month. According to Eagles volleyball coach Jamie Nelson, the Eagles worked on fundamentals of play, including: Serve and receive, passing and hitting. Adding to the mix were several spirited games. “We want to work to give these young players good basic skills early, then when they

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Frogging season begins June 30

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to discover nature this summer — and one fun and exciting way is through frogging. Frogging season begins June 30 at sunset and ends Oct. 31. Missouri has two frog species that are legal game — bullfrog and green frog. Bullfrogs are larger and therefore more sought-after.

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Eagles Soccer Alumni Game on Friday

The annual SoBoCo Eagles soccer alumni game will be Friday June 10th starting at 6pm at the high school field. There will be over 60 Eagles soccer alumni participating in the game. Admission $3 and concessions will be available. The game is a fund raiser for SoBoCo Eagles soccer.

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Eagles Earn All District Soccer Honors

The SoBoCo Eagles girls soccer team had five players named to the first team of All-District soccer team recently. SoBoCo’s selections were across the field, from forward Kate Ponder to midfielder Kylie Shoot, defenders Riley Scheer and Julia Lacy and goalie Katy Andrews. District champion Boonville had seven players named to the team and Marshall

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Baseball Eagles garner All-Conference honors

The SoBoCo Eagles baseball team had three players named to the first team Tri-County Conference All-Conference squad recently – including the conference’s Most Valuable Player Alex Anderson. The Eagles won the Tri-County with a perfect 7-0 record. Anderson led the team in pitching as well as being at the top of many offensive categories. Anderson

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