Sports

Battle in Bourbon begins Monday

    The Second Annual Battle in Bourbon Basketball Tournament, sponsored by First Community National Bank, is set to begin Monday at Bourbon High School. The tourney features a total of 16 teams with brackets for eight boys and eight girls teams.

STJ wrestlers face tough competition

    The St. James High School wrestling team participated in the Moberly Spartan Duals over the weekend.
    On Friday, Dec. 18 St. James lost to state powers Cameron 77-0, Jefferson City Helias 78-0 and Centralia 60-0. Saturday, Dec. 19 the Tigers lost to Bolivar 66-12.

Lady Tigers finish second in Sullivan - PHOTO GALLERY

    The third-seeded St. James High School girls’ basketball team hit a second-half offensive lull and fell to top-seeded Jefferson City Helias Catholic 60-45 in the championship game of the Sullivan Peoples Bank Holiday Classic on Friday, December 18.

Cardinals sweep West County

    The Steelville High School boys basketball teams earned a pair of victories at West County on December 16. The Cardinals were also scheduled to play their Gasconade Valley Conference opener at Cuba on December 18, but that contest was postponed because the Wildcats are in quarantine.

SHS teams headed to Christmas tourney

    The Steelville High School boys and girls basketball teams are both playing in the 65th Annual Bob Sechrest Jr. Central Christmas Tournament, which will get underway at Park Hills on Saturday. The final round of the tourney is set for New Year’s Eve.