Sports

MDC needs volunteers for breeding bird survey

Calling all birders in Missouri! The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) needs volunteers to help with its 2018 North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) efforts May 27 – July 7. Volunteers need access to suitable transportation, good hearing and eyesight, and must be able to identify all birds in the area. All new BBS volunteers

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Mushroom season coming behind the April snow

Many Missouri mushrooms are edible, but proper identification is essential to avoid illness and even death. If you’re mushroom hunting — whether for ID or for the table — get guidance here. ENJOY — BUT APPROACH WITH CAUTION! Mushrooms play extremely important roles in the ecosystem, and some are famously delicious. Some are also famously

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MDC encourages celebrating trees during April Arbor Days

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) encourages Missourians to celebrate the value of Missouri trees and forests during Arbor Days in April by planting native trees and practicing proper tree care. Missouri Arbor Day is Friday, April 6. Missouri has been observing the state’s official Arbor Day on the first Friday in April since 1886

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Eagles win opener over Tolton

Lead Photo: Eagles junior, Blake Dunn  The SoBoCo Eagles opened the baseball season with a number of questions about their pitching and their hitting. After their 3-2 season opening win over Father Tolton, a few questions about hitting might hang around while it is early in the season, there is no doubt a few questions

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Eagles get first loss in StL

The Southern Boone Eagles girls soccer team knows that in spring soccer they are bound to run into games which have rain and cold winds. Last Friday, playing in a St. Louis shootout vs Villa Duchesne, a private school in Frontenac, the Eagles faced both hard rain and cold wind. And the Saints were so

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Coaches for Cancer Donation

Eagles basketball players Kate Ponder, left, and Dani Post, far right, presented Joy Shawley from the American Cancer Society with a check for $1,200 which was raised during the Ladies Eagles fundraiser Coaches for Cancer in February.

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Brisk ride for Folks

Charlie Selbach, Randy Eckley, Mark Wanserski, Debbie Wanserski, Rich Ward and Louese Kirk spent a cool day last week riding the Katy Trail as the Ashland Folks on Spokes warms up for more spring rides.

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Eagles win third straight Lebanon tourney title

Starting the new soccer season at Lebanon, the Eagles had a pair of new goalkeepers. Both freshmen, both with little soccer experience. It may have seemed risky, but Jo Scheer and Celissa Kennedy did not allow a goal in three games and the Eagles left with the team trophy for the third consecutive year. The

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Batting on the inside

The Eagles baseball team took indoor batting practice at their new hitting facility on Monday. The Eagles open the season against Father Tolton on Friday, March 23. SoBoCo plays at Fatima on Monday before hosting Centralia on Tuesday and Linn on Thursday. The Eagles open Tri-County Conference play hosting Blair Oaks on April 3.

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Trio of Eagles named to Central All District team

Three SoBoCo Eagles were named to the Central All District basketball team, named by the the 2017-18 Missouri Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Sam Stichnote, Rece Gilmore and Carrie Ponder were named to the team. Class 3 Boys – First Team   Dillon Blue, 5-10, sr., Bourbon, Tim Brunnert, 6-5, sr., Fatima, Tim Fick, 6-1, sr.,

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