The Steelville High School varsity boys basketball team won its 13th game in a row last week and improved to 21-2 on the season. The Cardinals also had a player pass the 1,000th point scoring plateau for his career.
In a battle of state-ranked squads, the St. James High School girls’ basketball team dropped from a tie for first place in the Four-Rivers Conference standings by losing at Sullivan 52-46 Monday, Feb. 17.
The St. James High School boys’ basketball team has received the top seed while the Lady Tigers have been seeded No. 2 for the upcoming Missouri Class 3 District 4 Tournament, to be held Feb. 22-28 at Mountain Grove High School.
The St. James High School wrestling team got five wrestlers out of district competition to the Missouri Wrestling Championships, to be held Thursday through Saturday at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Andrew Branson thought he had broken the St. James High School boys’ basketball single-game scoring record last year, only to find out that a 47-point outburst decades earlier had been overlooked. On Valentine’s Day Branson finally got the record by a point.
It took more than a month, but the Steelville High School varsity boys are the champions of the Owensville basketball tournament.