The Bourbon High School volleyball season came to a close last week at the Class 2 District 8 volleyball tournament in Belle. The Lady Warhawks ended the season with a record of 4-19-3.
Through their first ten games of 2019, the CMS seventh grade girls basketball team has a 3-7 record, while the eighth grade Lady Wildcats have a 6-4 record. Both teams continue to improve from one game to the next as they see more time on the court against different opponents. Randy Bouse and Lorelei Rice make up the CMS coaching staff, with Rice in charge of the seventh grade squad and Bouse heading up the eighth grade team.
Melayna Brown and Logan Ray have been the top runners on the Cuba High School cross country team all year long, consistently having the best race finish times for the CHS girls and boys teams. Their hard work paid dividends on Saturday, as the two runners both qualified for the state cross country meet by running well in the Class 2, District 5 competition that was held at St. Francis Borgia High School in Washington.
The Cuba Wildcats will advance to the semifinals of the Class 2, District 2 football playoffs after getting revenge against the Principia Panthers in a quarterfinal rematch last weekend.
The St. James High School wrestling team jumped into the 2019-20 campaign by christening its new wrestling room with the first practice of the season after school on Monday. The STJ boys and girls basketball teams, however, had to wait another day to return to his home court.
Last week was another one swept by the St. James Middle School Lady Tigers as the eighth grade closed out their undefeated season with wins over St. Clair and Steelville. The eighth grade took their first game of the week 70-2 over St. Clair and also defeated Steelville 52-9. Kori Alcorn scored over 30 points in both games.