Sports

STJ caps productive week by winning Licking Shootout

    The St. James High School girls’ basketball team wrapped up a productive week by capturing the championship of its division in the Licking Summer Camp Shootout session held Thursday and Friday of last week in Rolla.

Redemption for Conway in form of state championship

    About a year ago Grant Conway was at probably his lowest point as a high school athlete. In 2018 the St. James two-sport all-stater was “The Man” in the 110-meter hurdles. He had the fastest time in the state and was supposed to go on to claim the 110 hurdle crown in the form of a state championship medal.

MDC proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, 2020.

Bast takes all-state in Class 3 javelin championship

In her sophomore year as a track and field athlete at Cuba High School, Kiyah Bast can already lay claim to being an all-stater. Bast took eighth place among girls in the Class 3 division throwing in the javelin event at the state track and field championships last weekend. The event was moved from Jefferson City to Columbia, due to the storm damages in the capitol city.

Gibbs, Marshall named Outstanding Senior Athletes

    Allie Gibbs and Garrett Marshall are Steelville High School’s Outstanding Senior Athletes for 2019. They were honored during the annual SHS Athletic Awards Night, which was held May 16 in Simmons Auditorium.