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Volleyball team ends skid in Kirksville

The Eagles volleyball team has run into some of its toughest competition of the year in the past two week – coming away with only one win in the Camdenton Tournament and dropping a conference match in Eldon on Monday. But the Eagles did not fold their tent. They went to Kirksville on Tuesday and

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Eagles end scoring frustration

Getting the chance to break Southern Boone’s scoring slump, Eagles senior Ian McCluskey left little to doubt. McCluskey confidently slammed home a penalty kick less than three minutes into the second half of Monday’s game vs Canton. McCluskey scored again eight minutes later on a brilliant individual effort and the Eagles hung on for a

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Eagles fall at Eldon

First it was thought there was a volleyball match at Eldon. But the Eldon team showed up in Ashland – only to find the lights off at the Eagles gym. Eldon’s volleyball team piled back into their van. They drove back home for their “away” game. And there they defeated an Eagles team – who

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Tough Times in Tournament

While the SoBoCo Eagles continued to advance in Tri-County Conference play last week, they found the pitching more difficult at the Hickman Tournament. Tough Times in Tournament After defeating Versailles on Senior Night, SoBoCo split a doubleheader with New Bloomfield and then took on Jeff City in the first round of the Hickman Tourney. While

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Eagles Ready For Falcons Test

Game Preview, Rosters, Keys to Winning First you need to realize that Blair Oaks in ranked No. 2 in Class 3 for a reason: Plenty of speed, terrific skill position players, a well-coached disciplined football team. Then you need to remind yourself they are beatable: Hallsville took them down a couple of years ago at

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Eagles Unravel

Defense plays well, but turnovers turned into points in Osage win The thrill of an unbeaten season fell apart for the SoBoCo Eagles on a rainy Friday night at School of the Osage. Three plays were indicative of the game in which the Eagles had their backs against the wall early – and the offense

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Eagles soccer team blanks Mexico

The SoBoCo Eagles notched their 10th win Tuesday evening with a 4-0 victory over Mexico. Eagles goals were scored by Ian McCluskey, Sam Bonderer, Liam Clarke and Rajesh Bennett. Hugh Keene got the shutout in goal. The Eagles will travel to Rolla this weekend to face a tough, physical tournament that will challenge the younger

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Eagles bounce back from loss with tournament win

After dropping their first game of the season early last week, the Eagles softball team has won three in a row – including a big conference win over rival Hallsville. SoBoCo started the week last Tuesday with a 7-2 loss to district foe Helias. SoBoCo fell behind Helias 4-0 in the second inning and could

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Eagles soccer falls at Jeff City, tops Belle at home

Ian McCluskey scored two first half goals to lead the Eagles to a 3-0 win over Belle – a Class 1 Final Four team a year ago. McCluskey’s first goal came just 1:34 into the game as the Eagles got off to a quick start. He scored again about 22 minutes later, putting the ball

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Volleyball team struggles in tourney

Eagles volleyball coach Jaime Nelson knew that the middle of this season would be difficult. And it is. The Eagles competed in the Camdenton Tournament Saturday, then came back on Monday to play at Blair Oaks and traveled to California on Tuesday. The result of difficult scheduling is only one win in the last four

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