St. James Sports

Football Tigers need win over Pacific to host playoff game

    It’s been an up-and-down season for the St. James High School football team, and this week is one final chance for the Tigers to polish up their game for the upcoming Missouri Class 3 District 5 Tournament. St. James ends the regular season by traveling to Pacific for its Four Rivers Conference finale on Friday. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m.

Tigers run out of ‘dudes’ during 41-3 loss in Union

    What was the biggest problem for the St. James High School football team last week against league-leading Union? A lack of dudes.
    “For the first quarter and a half it was a dogfight,” St. James head coach Josh Rodriguez said of the matchup at Union on Friday, Oct. 12. “We kind of traded back and forth. Then we started running out of dudes.”

Salem ends STJ softball season

    The season came to an end for the St. James High School softball team, as the fifth-seeded Lady Tigers lost to fourth-seeded Salem 18-4 in the semifinals of the Missouri Class 3 District 10 Tournament at Sullivan on Wednesday, Oct. 10. St. James season closes with a 6-16 record.

SJMS girls take first, second at tournaments

    Both St. James Middle School girls’ basketball teams reached the championship games of  tournaments last week. The seventh grade Lady Tigers remain undefeated after winning the championship of their home tournament, defeating Union in the finals 51-16, while the eighth grade took second in the Owensville tournament, dropping the championship game 38-37 to New Haven.

SJMS boys win at Owensville meet, varsity boys finish 12th

    The St. James High School boys’ cross country team placed 12th in the Owensville Invitational, held on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Owensville City Park, while the SJMS boys finished first.