Sports

Lady Wildcats basketball squad returning five starters

    New Cuba High School girls basketball Head Coach Jett Mullally knows her team well after serving as the Lady Wildcats assistant coach last year. That made it easy for her to decide on this year’s starting lineup. It’s the same one from a year ago.

CHS boys under new coaching staff for 2021-22 season

    The Cuba High School boys basketball teams are under the direction of an entirely new coaching staff this season, but the coaches are not unfamiliar to the Wildcats. D.J. Dace is the new head coach and C.J. Crader is his assistant. Both have previously coached CHS football.

Lady Wildcats will play in Fatima tourney

    Four area high school girls basketball teams—Cuba, St. James, Sullivan, and Steelville—will be playing in next week’s 2021 Comet Classic Basketball Tournament in Westphalia. Fatima High School will host the tournament, which gets underway on Monday.

SHS basketball begins next week

    The 2021-22 Steelville High School basketball season is about to begin. The Lady Cardinals will officially get things started on Monday, November 22, at Grandview.

SMS boys take first at Bland tourney

    The SMS boys basketball teams were undefeated over the past two weeks. The Cardinals earned a sweep at Salem on November 9 and the A team also won a pair of games at the Bland tournament.

SMS girls square off in tourney finals

    The Steelville Middle Schools girls basketball teams closed out their season with both squads playing in the Oak Hill Tournament last week. Rather than entering A and B teams, the Lady Cardinals played as seventh and eighth graders and both teams reached the championship game. The seventh grade won the title.