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Eagles Fall to Jays in Close Match

By: Todd Pridemore It’s no secret that the SBC soccer team is in a rebuilding year. The same is true for the Jefferson City Jays (3-2). Between the two programs, they lost 32 seniors to graduation after last season. The Eagles traveled to Cole County last Monday for their annual face off with the Jays

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A Fond Farewell

By: Anthony Frazier “Praising what is lost makes the memory dear,” wrote Shakespeare. In this tradition Senior Night is celebrated in high school across all America during which graduating players are praised for their dedication and perseverance. It is an evening where the results of the match yield to more lasting impressions: departing players reminisce

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Eagles Soccer Splits Two at Boonville Shootout

By: Todd Pridemore and Susan Blackburn SBC soccer faced two challenging Class 2 foes last week in the Boonville Shootout. On Friday afternoon, the Eagles took on a much improved Marshall Owls squad (6-1). SBC started strong, with a goal by Andrew Pridemore only 78 seconds into the match. But the Owls quickly responded, when

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SBC Struggles in Hannibal Tournament

By: Todd Pridemore The Eagles soccer team traveled to northeast Missouri to compete in the Hannibal Tournament last Friday and Saturday. Unfortunately, the injury bug also made the trip with the team. Prior to the opening match on Friday afternoon, Noah Ottinger was sidelined with a lower-leg injury and held out of action. As the

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Eagles fall to Boonville

By: Frank Finley Southern Boone flew into Friday night looking for the first win of the football season welcoming the Pirates of Boonville to Ashland. The Pirates lit up the scoreboard in the first quarter with 12-point lead before the Eagles junior running back Jacob Bowles took the ball into the end zone on a

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SBC Soccer Beats Borgia

By: Todd Pridemore Last Tuesday, the Eagles (3-1) hosted the St. Francis Borgia Knights (0-5) in Ashland on a hot and breezy evening. SBC moved a few players to new positions for the match, with Hunter Wyatt joining James Brooks as a center back. Those two, along with wide backs Reece Baker and Alejandro Pagoada,

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Golf is Hot

By: Anthony Frazier The SoBoCo girls golf team competed in two 18-hole tournaments and a 9-hole match last week. The first tournament was at Meadow Lake featuring a strong field of 21 teams, with several large schools from around the State. SoBoCo surprised the competition with a great 5th place finish. Lily Frazier led the

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Opening Season Victory

By: Anthony Frazier The SoBoCo girls golf team opened their 2021 season with a victory in an 11-team tournament in Boonville. “This was an outstanding win for us,” said Coach Shannon Jeffrey. “Practice alone never really tells you where you stand, but this win over several schools in our conference makes clear that SoBoCo is

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Eagles can’t collar the Bulldogs

By: Frank Finley Southern Boone football took the bus to Mexico Friday night to face Mexico. The Bulldogs came into the match after earning a big victory over Centralia last week. The Eagles were looking for their first win on the young season. Photo’s By: Michele Sapp See more in this weeks Boone County Journal

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Eagles Soccer Shuts Out Boonville

By: Todd Pridemore Thursday evening, the Eagles (2-1) hosted the Boonville Pirates (0-2). The scoreboard was back in operation, and the team also showed signs of marked improvement. In a match in which SBC simply outclassed its opponent, Mason Ahern dominated play in the midfield and the Pirates rarely advanced the ball far enough to

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