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Lammers, Phillips with Defense, Hitting to Lead SoBoCo Softball

Lammers, Phillips with Defense, Hitting to Lead SoBoCo Softball by Bruce Wallace The Eagles continue to show in practice that they will be strong up the middle. Catcher Bri Volle, pitcher Ashley Osborne, shortstop Kylee Lammers, second baseman Kate Ponder and centerfielder Courtney Phillips – the right mix for what coach Ashley Anderson might be

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Eagles Make Most of Scrimmage

The SoBoCo “black team” defeated the “white team” in Saturday morning’s inter-squad scrimmage, but for Eagles head coach Trent Tracy, it was a matter of seeing young players step up and make plays. “I was really pleased to see a number of young guys step into new roles and make plays,” Tracy said. The Eagles

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Linemen grind out weight room workouts

Linemen grind out weight room workouts Amid the sound mix of blaring stereo and high school football players yelling encouragement to their teammates, a workout that has become a new culture for Southern Boone football was happening Thursday afternoon. Lineman Brian Kent, a senior, said weight room workouts have become a regular part of the

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Eagles Manage Summer Heat

Eagles Manage Summer Heat by Bruce Wallace The SoBoCo Eagles football team will hit the practice field again on Thursday and Friday afternoon, despite heat indices that will climb into the triple digits. However, Eagles coach Trent Tracy says the team will need to practice in this type of weather to prepare for the heat

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Untested Talent

Untested Talent The Eagles soccer team was forced indoors on Monday due to the wet fields, but used that time for conditioning. Coming off of a 25-3-1 record and the team’s third appearance in the Final Four, the Eagles will have their work cut out for them this year with a number of untested players.

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Special Teams Take Precedence on First Day

Special Teams Take Precedence on First Day by Bruce Wallace SoBoCo center Brett Price snapped the ball perfectly to quarterback Seth Mueller who put the ball on the ground and sophomore Parker Boyce put his leg into it, sending the football sailing 25-yards over the goal posts on the extra point kick. On the first

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Smith returns to the Eagles lineup

Smith returns to the Eagles lineup Eagles softball player Izzy Smith spent a lot of time cheering for her teammates last fall. She did the same thing during basketball season. Knee injuries kept Smith out of competition the entire year, but Smith returned to the Eagles softball practice on Monday, ready to play. Coach Ashley

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Running in the Rain

Running in the Rain Eagles cross country coach Crystal Branch doesn’t mind her team running in the rain. While lightning calls off practice, Monday’s rain didn’t bother anyone. “We have Alexa Newkirk and Cassey Poole returning and they both went to the state meet last year,” Branch said. The Eagles will miss returning senior Riley

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Senior Leadership on Court

Senior Leadership on Court The Eagles volleyball team, 10-16 last season, is counting on a large contingent of seniors to lead the squad this season. Hannah Crow and Katy Andrews will be key hitters for the Eagles and Janae King will return as the team’s setter. Coach Jaime Nelson said she will be looking for

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