Ashlyn Rinehart, a 5-10 senior guard/forward for the St. James High School girls’ basketball team, will be playing collegiate basketball at Evangel University, a NAIA program in Springfield, Mo.
The host St. James High School boys’ basketball team is seeded sixth for the 74th annual St. James Tournament, to be held Jan. 14-19 at the St. James High gym.
The St. James High School wrestling team finished 2-3 in the eighth annual Ste. Genevieve Duals Saturday, Jan. 5.
St. James defeated St. Clair 33-30, lost to Dexter 63-6, lost to Owensville 35-24, lost to host Ste. Genevieve 72-3 and defeated Miller Career Academy 33-12.
It was a clean sweep for the St. James teams in the annual Sports Club sponsored basketball tournament held this past weekend.
“The tournament for fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade girls has been held for more than 25 years,” according to John Rapp. “We were happy to sponsor the tournament with 23 teams attending. St. James came in as the number-one seed.” Rapp was not surprised at the clean sweep for St. James.
For the second year in a row, the Steelville Cardinals are the champions of the 30th Annual Owensville Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament. The Cards won the title with wins over Cuba, St. Clair and Osage.
The Steelville High School girls basketball team returned to regular action after the Christmas break on January 3 as they traveled to St. James for a pair of non-conference games against the Tigers. The Lady Cardinals won the junior varsity game, but lost the varsity contest.