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Phillips calls it quits after successful run

by Bruce Wallace Thirteen years ago, in Tony Phillips’ first season as the Eagles head baseball coach, SoBoCo lost to Westran in the Class 2 district tournament. The only thing that is the same is that Westran is still playing Class 2 baseball. SoBoCo, now competing with Class 4 powers like Helias and Bolivar, has

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Eagles Survive Upset Bid

When it is playoff time, a team simply needs to advance to the next round. Sometimes that is termed “Survive and advance to the next round.” The SoBoCo Eagles did exactly that on Monday as they held off an upset-minded Fulton team by a 2-1 score. The win puts the 20-2-1 Eagles into the district

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Eagles run, hurdle and throw their way to Sectionals

The SoBoCo Eagles performed well where expected – and perhaps where they were a bit surprised on Saturday at the District track meet. The Eagles girls finished in second place and the boys in third as both teams will send a full group of athletes to Saturday’s Sectional meet. SoBoCo’s Hannah Crow dominated in the

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Eagles Top Moberly in Wild Win

The SoBoCo Eagles fell behind, then got the lead – then repeated that formula. But in the end, the Eagles took a wild 9-5 win over Moberly last Thursday. The Eagles, now 16-6, fell behind early but got a 5-run first inning, led by Sam Poole’s 2-run double. Trevor Garriott had a sacrifice fly and

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Warren’s 78 Lifts Eagles to State Berth

When your leading golfer for the past three years has been sick then hurts his back on the second hole of Monday’s Sectional Golf Tournament, what does a coach do? He simply turns to another senior. Eagles senior golfer Jakob Warren stepped up in a huge way on Monday, shooting a 78 and lifted his

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Eagles Earn Win, Top District Seed

The SoBoCo Eagles soccer team saw one of their top playmakers go down and out for the season last week, but got another goal scorer returned to the lineup. Along with a pair of wins, the Eagles also got the nod as the No. 1 seed at next week’s District Tournament in Fulton. Eagles midfielder/forward

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SoBoCo Eagles Baseball Home Opener Tuesday

The SoBoCo Eagles baseball team scrimmaged a little last week and is getting ready for next Tuesday’s opener at home vs Centralia. Coach Tony Phillips says his depth in pitching will be an advantage for the Eagles. SoBoCo’s Alex Anderson, returning from an arm injury last season was on the mound with a strict pitch

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