The Bourbon High School boys finished third in a full six-team field at the Gasconade Valley Conference cross country meet in Viburnum on October 22. Caleb Sappington led the Warhawks with a seventh-place finish, which was good enough to earn him all-conference honors.
The 2018 football season came to an unceremonious end for the Cuba Wildcats when they took a 90-6 drubbing at the hands of Lift for Life Academy Charter School in the district football playoff quarterfinal. Head Coach Jake Montalbano was less than satisfied with his team’s performance, but in a candid interview with this reporter after the game, he had plenty of good things to say about this season and even more to say about his expectations for next year’s team.
The Buffalo High School Bison may be the hottest team in the Missouri Class 3 District 5 field. The St. James Tigers will be attempting to cool them down on Friday.
The basketballs were rolled out and wrestling mats taped down this week. Monday, Oct. 29 was the first day winter sports programs at Missouri high schools could begin holding practice sessions.
The St. James Tigers fifth graders captured the Four-Rivers Youth Football championship on Saturday, Oct. 27. The young Tigers had to rally in the fourth quarter to defeat the Hillsboro Hawks 13-12.
In recent years when the St. James Tigers and Owensville Dutchmen have gotten together a scoring onslaught had ensued. The best example was back in 2011 when Owensville won a wild one in St. James 80-75. The script was flipped on Friday, Oct. 26, however, in first-round action of the Missouri Class 3 District 5 Tournament.