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Eagles Pound T-Birds in Opener

Eagles Pound T-Birds in Opener The SoBoCo Eagles overcame their first quarter jitters and delivered 21 unanswered points in the second quarter for a commanding halftime lead. SoBoCo quarterback Spencer Taggart found Sam Stichnote in the end zone for another TD on initial drive of the third quarter and the Eagles rolled to a 48-20

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MU “Friday Night Lights” Sports Clinic Opens Aug. 19

MU “Friday Night Lights” Sports Clinic Opens Aug. 19 Beginning tonight and continuing through Friday, Oct. 28, the Missouri Orthopaedic Institute will offer a late night walk-in clinic for young athletes with sports-related injuries. The Friday Night Lights sports medicine clinic will be open from 10 to 11:15 p.m. each Friday night during the regular

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Eagles host North Callaway in opener

Eagles host North Callaway in opener Kicking Game Could Make the Difference The first game of any high school football season is usually decided by the team that makes the fewest first-game mistakes. “There will be mistakes,” Eagles coach Trent Tracy said of Friday’s opener vs the North Callaway Thunderbirds. “Both teams will have first

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FOOTBALL TEAM’S CHALLENGE MADE CLEAR BY POLL

FOOTBALL TEAM’S CHALLENGE MADE CLEAR BY POLL by Bruce Wallace The SoBoCo Eagles football team will be challenged as much as ever this season as four of their opponents are ranked in the state’s initial prep football poll. The Eagles kick off their season this Friday against Class 2 North Callaway at SoBoCo athletic field

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Eagles learn some lessons, get ready for Friday kickoff

Eagles learn some lessons, get ready for Friday kickoff by Bruce Wallace The SoBoCo Eagles football team didn’t necessarily learn a lot about itself on Friday night – but hopefully they re-learned the need for solid execution. The Eagles physically dominated the Tolton Trailblazers and the Hallsville Indians, but their first team offense scored only

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Eagles Soccer has ‘learning curve’ challenge ahead of them

Eagles Soccer has ‘learning curve’ challenge ahead of them by Bruce Wallace The Eagles soccer team got exactly what it expected on Saturday in their jamboree – three games vs three bigger, more physical teams – each with winning soccer programs. SoBoCo, with only three starting seniors left from a Final Four appearance last fall,

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Scrimmage Teaches Eagles a Few Lessons

Scrimmage Teaches Eagles a Few Lessons The SoBoCo Eagles dominated both sides of the line of scrimmage on Friday as they hosted a jamboree with Father Tolton and Tri-County Conference rival Hallsville.   However, the Eagles learned a few valuable lessons in the process of scoring twice against Tolton (while allowing one score) and getting

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Smith is ready to hit some opposing running backs

Smith is ready to hit some opposing running backs by Bruce Wallace Senior Tanner Smith isn’t really talkative when it comes to playing defense. The Eagles middle linebacker and running back simply knows that he can let his pads do the talking on defense. Playing offense is a little bit of a different story. Smith,

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Young Players Step Up in Scrimmage

Young Players Step Up in Scrimmage by Bruce Wallace Saturday’s Eagles football scrimmage was a big day for Sam Stichnote and several of the young Eagles players. “We came out and competed,” said coach Trent Tracy of the Black team’s 2-1 TD win. “It was good to see them play hard.” Stichnote, a sophomore, passed

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Senior Leadership, and Young Talent

Senior Leadership, and Young Talent by Bruce Wallace The Eagles volleyball team lost one senior before the season even started. All District player Skyler Beeson made the decision to not play volleyball this season. Coach Jaime Nelson said the Eagles would miss Beeson’s ability and leadership, however, she is still looking forward to putting a

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