Sports

CHS boys drop district tournament opener

    The season for the Cuba High School boys basketball team came to an end on February 24 in the opening round of the Class 3 District 3 tournament in Herculaneum. The Wildcats fell to St. Pius X, the eventual tournament champions, to finish the season with a record of 9-16.

Season ends for Tigers at hands of aggressive Bears

that could have gone either way. However, it was a strong finish to the first period and fast start to the fourth quarter which proved to be the difference, as the season came to an end for the top-seeded St. James Tigers at the hands of the second-seeded Ava Bears 66-58 in the championship game of the Missouri Class 3 District 4 Tournament Friday, Feb. 28 at Mountain Grove High School.

2nd-quarter drought was costly for Lady Tigers in district finals

    As usual the St. James High School girls’ basketball team’s stingy defense was enough to win a district championship for the Lady Tigers Friday night. Against the top-seeded Licking Lady Wildcats, however, second-seeded St. James simply couldn’t mount enough offense to make that defensive effort stand.

Cards crush Vienna to win fourth straight GVC title - PHOTO GALLERY

    The Steelville High School boys basketball teams closed out their regular season at home on February 20 with a sweep over Vienna. The varsity headed into district tournament play with a record of 22-2 and won their fourth straight Gasconade Valley Conference (GVC) championship with a perfect 5-0 mark.