Sports

Lady Cardinals look to continue winning ways

            Fans of the Steelville High School Lady Cardinals basketball program have had a lot to cheer about lately, and Head Coach Zach Kennedy is hoping to continue that tradition this year. The Lady Cards are coming off three straight district championship seasons, one that included a trip to the Final Four, and haven’t had a losing season since 2014-15.

SMS boys swept by Salem

           The Steelville Middle School boys basketball teams played just one game each last week. The Cardinals hosted Salem on November 7 and lost both games to the Tigers.

Basketball Wildcats will be anchored by five seniors

            Cuba High School basketball fans can get their first look at the 2022-23 teams at Friday’s Black and Gold Scrimmage, which will get underway at 5:30 p.m. It won’t be the first action for the Wildcats, however, as they played Monday night in the Crocker Jamboree.

St. James basketball tips off seasons Saturday

            Heading into their respective season-openers this weekend the head coaches for the St. James High boys and girl’ basketball squads feel they’re ready to tip it off.

CMS boys A team wins two

            The Cuba Middle School boys basketball teams hosted Linn and Salem last week. The A team won both of its games.

SMS girls A team wins Oak Hill tourney

            The Steelville Middle School A and B teams played in the Oak Hill tournament last week. The A team went 3-0 to claim the championship and the B team went 1-2.