Sports

Lady Cards roll Eagles but fall to Wildcats - PHOTO GALLERY

            Any chance of claiming a sixth straight Gasconade Valley Conference basketball championship likely slipped away for the Steelville High School varsity Lady Cardinals Saturday. After opening GVC play last week with a big win over Vienna, the SHS girls fell to Cuba and put the Wildcats in control to take this season’s title.

Tigers have two placers in large Thrasher Invitational

            The St. James High boys wrestling team finished 20th in a 42-school field at the annual Thrasher Invitational, held Friday and Saturday, Jan. 27-28 in St. Charles.

Tigers fall in Hermann Tournament Third-Place Game

            In a meeting of St. James High School alum head coaches, it was Brad Conway who got the better of Ben Smith in the third-place game of the Hermann Boys Basketball Tournament, as California defeated St. James 54-47 in the third-place game Saturday, Jan. 28.

Wildcats beat Vienna, fall to Steelville - PHOTO GALLERY

            The Cuba High School varsity boys basketball teams finally opened Gasconade Valley Conference play last week with a pair of home games against Vienna and Steelville. The Wildcats got an easy win over the Eagles Friday night but fell to the Cardinals on Saturday.

Cardinals beat Wildcats to open GVC play - PHOTO GALLERY

             The Steelville High School boys basketball teams finally played their Gasconade Valley Conference opener at Cuba on Saturday. The Cardinals defeated the Wildcats to move to 15-3 overall.

No. 2 Lady Tigers top No. 6 Licking, fall to Union

            Two of the area’s top high school girls basketball teams collided Friday, Jan. 27 and the game ended as one might expect—a one-point decision.