Monday, Aug. 12, marks the first day high schools in Missouri can begin practices for their fall sports. In Steelville, that means athletes in cross country and volleyball will begin preparing for their seasons.
Recent Steelville High School graduate Courtney Lea tried out a new sport this spring and did it ever pay off. Although she had never picked up a golf club until March, she is now headed to Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo., as the first signed player on the Eagles new women’s golf team.
Allie Gibbs and Garrett Marshall are Steelville High School’s Outstanding Senior Athletes for 2019. They were honored during the annual SHS Athletic Awards Night, which was held May 16 in Simmons Auditorium.
Four Steelville players have been named to this year’s Gasconade Valley Conference all-conference baseball team. The GVC coaches made the selections on May 23.
Steelville High School senior Allie Gibbs grabbed three more all-state finishes—including first place in the 3200—at the Class 2 Track and Field State Championship, which was held May 17-18 in Jefferson City, to run her track and field career total to 11. Also earning all-state honors for the Lady Cardinals were freshman Lauren Davis and sophomore Laine Cottrell.