Sports

SMS A teams wins two tourney trophies

    Steelville Middle School closed out its volleyball season with a pair of tournaments. The A team traveled to Salem on March 19 and St. James on March 20 and brought home trophies from both.

Host Tigers second in St. James Open

    The St. James High School track team finished second in both the boys’ and girls’ divisions at the season-opening St. James Open, held Tuesday, March 23 at the STJ Track.

Tiger golfers sixth in Union Tourney

    The St. James High School golf team shot 399 and secured a sixth-place finish in the Union Tournament Monday, March 29.

Lady Tigers fall to Crocker, 8-0

    The St. James High School girls’ soccer squad struggled to score in an 8-0 mercy-rule loss to the Crocker Lady Lions on Monday, March 29.
    St. James fell to 0-2 on the season and Crocker improved to 2-2.
    Senior goalkeeper Adara Thompson had seven saves for the Lady Tigers.
    Senior forward Callie McMurtrey led the Lady Lions with five goals, including direct goal from a corner kick.
    The Lady Tigers roster has just three seniors this season and has to overcome inexperience.
    “We have a very young, athletic team,” said St. James assistant coach Beau Moreland. “The girls are still trying new positions and learning the game.”
    The Lady Tigers were to host Dixon Tuesday, March 30.

Tigers romp past Capital City for first win

    The St. James High School baseball team recorded its first victory of the season Monday, March 29, as the Tigers clubbed Capital City 16-7 at Nelson Hart Park.

SMS teams split sets with Jays, Eagles

    The Steelville Middle School volleyball teams closed out their regular season last week with a pair of matches against Viburnum and Sullivan. The A team also took part in two tournaments, earning trophies in both, but complete results were not available.