The Steelville Middle School volleyball teams opened their 2021 season earlier this month and they are off to a great start. The Lady Cardinals now are a combined 7-1, not including tournaments.
The Steelville Middle School volleyball B team finished second in the Bourbon 7th Grade Tournament on Saturday. They lost to Bland in the championship match.
Four girls and four boys from Steelville High School have been named to this year’s Gasconade Valley Conference all-conference basketball teams. The coaches from Belle, Bourbon, Cuba, Steelville, Viburnum, and Vienna made the selections.
Things didn’t get started right for the Steelville Lady Cardinals at the 2021 MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown Class 3 Final Four on Friday, but they certainly ended well on Saturday. After losing a big lead and falling by one point to the eventual champions, Lift for Life Academy, in the semifinals, the Lady Cards rallied late to beat Tipton by a single point in the third-place game Saturday afternoon at Missouri State University in Springfield.
It’s never an easy road to the Final Four, but the Steelville High School girls may have just completed one of the toughest trips to the Missouri basketball championships ever. Now the Lady Cardinals stand just two more victories away from the first state basketball championship in school history.