Sports

Eagles pick up two games, drop one

The Southern Boone boys basketball team went two for one last week in games with Eldon, Fatima and Iberia. The Eagles defeated Eldon (1-4) 58-34 in a home game on Thursday. Seniors Chase Schupp led the team with 20 points, two of them 3-pointers and Trenton Roney scored 10 points also with two 3-pointers. The

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Football Eagles earn recognition

Members of the Southern Boone football team were named to conference, district and state teams. All Conference 1st Team Blake Dapkus, Wide Receiver Blake Dapkus, Defensive Back Blake Dapkus, Returner Max Hampton, Offensive Line Max Hampton, Defensive Line 2nd Team Jakob McKee, Linebacker Nik Post, Defensive Back Sam Hampton, Offensive Line Caleb Perkins, Defensive Line

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First ever team honors for Eagles girls wrestling

Southern Boone took a record number of seven girls to compete in the Steve Leslie Invitational Tournament at Pleasant Hill on Friday. The Lady Eagles placed 2nd overall out of 10 teams, only coming in behind the returning state champs of Harrisonville.  Junior Noelle Schweitzer got her first individual title in her high school career

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Lady Eagles earn wins at conference tourney

The Southern Boone High School girls basketball team took to the court in the Tri-County Conference tournament last week taking games from Eldon and California. A week ago Monday the Lady Eagles defeated Eldon 54-25 in their first match. Senior Mia Crow led the team with 13 points followed by junior Mariah Prince with 12

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Academic All-State

Josh Pridemore, a Southern Boone senior, earned a spot on the 2020 Academic All State Soccer Team. Pridemore is one of 37 players from around Missouri who were named to the team. According to the Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association, “The Missouri Soccer Academic Team is a highly select group of seniors from all

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Soccer players and coach receive post-season honors

After collecting their first state title trophy in program history on November 20, individual post-season awards have rolled in for many of the Southern Boone players and the team’s head coach. The all-district team was released after the Eagles secured their eleventh-consecutive district championship, and out of the 24 district players honored, 12 of them

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The making of a sports dynasty

Two weeks ago the Southern Boone boys’ soccer team brought home its first state championship.  This accomplishment had long been in the making, with a decade-plus of hard work put into the high school soccer program.   So, what constitutes a sports dynasty?  One definition is that “a dynasty is a team that dominates their

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MDC reports young hunters took 3,899 deer during late youth portion

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that young hunters ages 6 through 15 harvested 3,899 deer during Missouri’s late youth portion of the 2020 deer hunting season, Nov. 27-29. Of the 3,899 deer harvested, 1,433 were antlered bucks, 520 were button bucks, and 1,946 were does. Top counties for the late

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A perfect end to a perfect season

The Whitfield Warriors (8-7) entered Friday’s Class 1 state championship match riding a wave of momentum and seeking their eighth state title. Southern Boone entered the match with an undefeated season on the line and seeking their first state final victory in program history. Neither team had been tested in recent games, with Whitfield outscoring

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Eagles receive district and conference honors

Several Southern Boone High School football players were named to all-district and all-conference teams this week.  Three Eagles have been named to the Central Missouri Media All-District football team for the 2020 season. Blake Dapkus has been named to the first team offense as a wide receiver. The 6-0, 175 pound, senior was also named

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