St. James Sports

Lady Tigers drop two of three at Rolla tourney

    The St. James High School girls’ basketball team was attempting to reach the championship game of the Rolla Tournament for a sixth consecutive year last week. It didn’t happen, however , as the Lady Tigers dropped both semifinal and third-place games over the weekend in the Esquibel Oral Surgery/Rolla Holiday Tournament held Dec. 27-29.

Branson actually just missed scoring record

    The Saint James Press reported last week, as it had been determined by the school district, that junior Andrew Branson set a new single-game scoring record with 45 points against Dixon on December 21. That turns out not to be the case after a report of a 47-point game was discovered.

Brad Conway reaches rarified air – 500 victories

    Surrounded by a group of assistants he shared coaching benches with for the years, St. James native Brad Conway reached rarified coaching air December. 19.

Branson erupts for school-record 45 points

    Junior guard Andrew Branson has been setting personal-bests in scoring all season for the St. James boys’ basketball team. On Friday, he went straight to the school record.