Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rock Bridge boys basketball advances to district final; Hickman done

Hickman coach David Johnson’s eyes showed that he wasn’t just saying it for the sake of his team’s morale. “It could happen,” he said. “You know it could happen.”

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The Class 5 District 9 boys basketball tournament starts Monday

Hickman will take on Washington in what’s essentially a play-in game tomorrow at Jefferson City High School. The game tips off at 5:30 p.m. Washington, 12-11 according to MaxPreps.com, is seeded fourth. Hickman (7-14) is seeded fifth. The winner gets … Continue reading

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Rock Bridge and Hickman continue streaks

On Saturday, I watched Hickman blow another second-half comeback against Ozark. It was the Kewpies’ seventh consecutive loss. On Monday, I watched Rock Bridge cruise past an underwhelming opponent despite not playing all that well. The Bruins have now won … Continue reading

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Class 5 District 9 tournament seeding set

The district seeding is set over at mshsaa.org. Turns out Hickman (7-14) will play Washington in the first round game at 5:30 p.m. next Monday for the chance to get another shot at No. 1 Rock Bridge (18-4) at 5:30 … Continue reading

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On one coach’s Rock Bridge-Jeff City connection and another’s green jacket

After Thursday night’s game between Rock Bridge and Jefferson City I wrote about Jeff City coach David Fox. He graduated from Rock Bridge in 1979 and is in the school’s hall of fame, and he played in the first-ever basketball … Continue reading

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Hickman game against Ozark moved to Columbia College

Hickman’s game against Ozark on Saturday has been moved from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It has also been moved to Southwell Complex at Columbia College, presumably because the roof leak hasn’t been fixed yet (though that’s not confirmed). Hickman … Continue reading

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Yeah, there’s a second half

Another Hickman game, another balanced first half, another final margin of over 20 points. The Kewpies trailed Jefferson City by just one point, 28-27, at halftime. They played the entire first quarter without leading scorer Jordan Stevens, too. I couldn’t … Continue reading

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