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Eagles prepare for final games

Since their mercy-rule victory over Canton on Oct. 5, the Southern Boone Soccer team (12-0) has had to wait to face their next opponent. A matchup that was scheduled to take place in Westphalia last Thursday against Fatima was canceled due to COVID issues with the Osage County school. The long break between games will

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Onward to State

Lily and Lila Frazier earned All-District honors and have thus qualified for the state 2A Girls Golf State Championship.  District competition was held Monday at Eagle Knoll in extremely windy conditions on a course set up to challenge all participants.  Lily shot an 89 to finish 6th overall.  “Lily didn’t have her best ball striking

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Eagles grounded by Tonganoxie

By Frank Finley The Southern Boone football team took a long bus ride to Tonganoxie, Kansas, for a Saturday afternoon game that was a last minute arrangement when the Eagles were not able to play their scheduled opponent, Osage, on Friday night due to roster limitations due to COVID. Facing a team they had never

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Conference Champions, Again

The SoBoCo girls golf team has captured the 2020 Tri-County Conference championship.  It is a 3-peat for this year’s junior class, having also won the previous two seasons.  SoBoCo finished with a 402, edging Osage by 9 shots.  Booneville was third. Eldon Country Club hosted the event, and with high winds and its notoriously fast

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Eagles Soccer moves to 12-0, ranked #1 in State

On Monday, the first Missouri State Soccer Power Rankings were unveiled, and Southern Boone was not surprised to find itself in the top spot in Class 1. As the team enters the final weeks of the regular season, it knows it has much to play for. That evening, the Canton Tigers (3-5-2) made the lengthy

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Pandemic intercepts football season for Eagles

The Southern Boone High School football team was forced to cancel their scheduled game with Hallsville last Friday evening after many Eagles players were quarantined after learning they had close contact with someone that tested positive for COVID-19. According to the Boone County Health Department’s web site, a 14-day quarantine is required, which put a

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Walk-off double lifts Lady Eagle past Versailles

The game came down to the last inning. A contest full of offensive fireworks had the Lady Eagles tied 11-11 with Versailles in the bottom of the 7th in the Thursday evening contest. Sophomore Lindie Pauley led off the inning sneaking a hit through the infield for a single. Then Freshman Paige Cruzan laid down

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Volleyball falls to Blair Oaks

The Eagles Volleyball team travelled to Blair Oaks on Monday and although they came out with a lot of energy and a lead they were unable to hold on to the lead and fell to the Falcons in 3 sets.  After several COVID exposures and quarantines the Eagles team were forced to make some changes

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Lady Eagles drop game to Hallsville in last inning

The Lady Eagles lost 3-2 to a tough Hallsville (10-2) team in the top of the 7th inning Thursday evening. Mariah Prince, Zoey DeHaas, Emilee DeHaas, and Victoria Endsley each had four hits.  Head Coach Ashley Anderson says her young team is learning with every contest. “We are using every game as a learning opportunity

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Eagles offensive fireworks tames the Mustangs

In their best offensive display this season, the Eagles football team routed the visiting Eldon Mustangs 54-20 in a lop-sided game on Friday evening. Senior quarterback Chase Schupp delivered three touchdown passes, one of those to Senior Blake Dapkus, and ran the ball in for another touchdown. Schupp laid up a 75-yard pass to Senior

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