The Steelville High School varsity volleyball team opened Gasconade Valley Conference play in Viburnum on September 10 with a loss, but earned a GVC match win in Bourbon Monday night. The Lady Cardinals also competed in the Cuba tournament on Saturday.
The Steelville High School softball team went on the road for three games last week and came home with a pair of victories to improve their record to 2-3 on the season. The Lady Cardinals got wins over Laquey and Newburg, but lost to Stoutland.
• Middle School boys and girls both take first at Bourbon
The Steelville cross country teams turned in a dominant performance at their annual home meet on September 13. The Cardinals took two firsts, a second, and a third in five races, while missing out on another possible first or second in another when all-state runner Allie Gibbs couldn’t compete due to an injury.
The Steelville High School and Middle School cross country teams got the 2018 season off to a great start at the Vienna Eagle Invitational on September 5. The SMS and SHS varsity boys both took first, while the SMS girls and JV boys finished second, and the only three SHS girls in the varsity girls race took first, second, and third.
The Steelville High School softball team looked like it would earn its first victory of the season on September 5 as the Lady Cardinals led Dixon 10-8 at home with two outs in the top of the seventh inning. Things went awry, however, and Dixon pulled out a 15-12 win.