Sports

Only one Licking Shootout session here this year

    St. James High School boys and girls teams were the only Phelps County basketball teams competing in last week’s local sessions of the Licking Summer Camp Shootout.

Purvis taking over as Tigers baseball coach

    Brad Purvis will begin pulling double duty as head coach in two sports at St. James High School in the 2021-22 school year.

Booker, Merseal named top SHS senior athletes

    Steelville High School held its annual sports awards night on June 1 in Simmons Auditorium, where Sydney Booker and Ty Merseal were named the outstanding senior athletes.

Conway back on track as an Iowa Hawkeye

    Two years into his collegiate career and Grant Conway is back to where he was in high school. That may sound a little backward but for a track and field hurdler, it’s a big deal.

Steelville athletic summer camp dates announced

    The Steelville High School Athletic Department has announced dates for its summer softball, basketball, and track camps. Each camp will have various grade levels requirements for participation ranging from those entering kindergarten through 12th grade.

Cottrell signs to run track at Mineral Area College

    Steelville High School senior, now graduate, Laine Cottrell will remain a Lady Cardinal when she heads to college in the fall. She recently signed to run track at Mineral Area College (MAC) in Park Hills.