The Steelville Middle School girls basketball teams closed out their seasons at a pair of tournaments last week. The Red Team came away with first place at the Oak Hill B Tourney, while the White Team came in second at the Cuba A Tourney.
The Steelville Middle School boys basketball A Team swept through the Cuba tournament last week, taking first place in round-robin play with victories over Cuba, Salem, and Bourbon.
The Steelville High School Lady Cardinals basketball teams have been practicing for the past couple weeks in preparation for their season opener, which will be played Monday in Potosi. The girls will play their first home game on Tuesday against Dixon.
The Missouri State High School Activities Association announced new district basketball classifications and districts on Friday. While Cuba, Bourbon, and Steelville will be in the same district again this year, the group has moved east and will face a new group of schools come tournament time.
It was a difficult decision for St. James High School senior two-sport star Andrew Branson. Not only did he have to choose where he wanted to attend college, but also which sport he wanted to play there. In the end, he went with his first sporting love close to home.
The St. James varsity Tigers have been seeded first in the upcoming Sullivan tournament, which will be played December 2-6.