Sports

JV girls drop three at Hermann tourney

    The Cuba junior varsity girls basketball team played in the Hermann tournament last week but lost all three of their games. Two of them, however, were by just two points.

Lady Wildcats beat Grandview in season opener - PHOTO GALLERY

    The Cuba High School girls basketball teams played their 2020-21 season-opening games at Grandview on November 30 and earned a sweep of the Eagles. The varsity also played at St. James on Monday and fell to the Tigers.

SMS boys take third at Bland tournament - PHOTO GALLERY

    The Steelville Middle School eighth-grade boys basketball team recently took third in the Bland tournament. The Cardinals defeated Cuba in the final round after falling to Bland in the semifinals.

SHS teams win two of three at Dixon to open season

    The Steelville High School varsity and junior varsity boys and varsity girls basketball teams traveled to Dixon to officially open their 2020-21 seasons on November 24 and nearly came home with a sweep. Both varsity squads won early and the JV boys rallied late but came up one point short.

Cards win tourney opener, shootout game - PHOTO GALLERY

    The entire first round of the Seventh Annual FCBN Bank-It Tournament in Sullivan was filled with upsets Monday night, and that included the fifth-seeded Steelville Cardinals getting past fourth-seeded St. James 54-46 in a game that was not as close as the final score would indicate.

Lady Tigers open with tough loss at Licking

    The Licking Lady Wildcats held exactly one lead during its home season-opener against the St. James High School girls’ basketball team Tuesday, Nov. 24 at Licking High School. And it was the final score.