More than a year ago, Mid-Buchanan didn’t have a girls soccer team. In fact, no school in the entire KCI conference had any soccer team at all.
Throughout his senior season, Central’s Daniel Love left his mark on the links.
After battling an injury as a freshman and having her sophomore year taken away, Maryville’s Cleo Johnson stepped up and led the charge for the Spoofhounds in her junior season.
Behind four gold medals and two silvers in track and field, Brooklyn Miller blazed her own trail as a St. Joseph Christian Lion.
In just his freshman year, Savannah’s Cole Horton was about as good as anyone in the entire state on the tennis court.
After the first track season in two years, not many sprinters shined brighter than Mound City senior Landon Poppa.
In just his second year at the helm, and first season coaching, Lafayette head baseball coach Matt Jansen led the Irish to their best finish in program history.
The Lafayette baseball team reached its highest peak this season, taking third place in the Class 4 State Tournament for the best finish in program history. But none of that would have been possible without the impact of senior left-handed Brayden Luikart.
Since they were young kids, Ike Book and Cole Slibowski have shared many memories, both on and off the diamond.
With Thursday’s win, the Lafayette baseball team claimed third place in Class 4 — the best finish in program history. After a hard-fought season, the team’s six seniors said they finally got to see their efforts come to fruition.
OZARK, Mo. — After a tough loss in the Class 4 state semifinals, the Lafayette Fighting Irish bounced back Thursday to defeat Hollister, 12-2, in the Class 4 third-place game.
Lafayette came up just three outs shy of a trip to the state championship after Kennett's nine-run 7th spoiled a title run, delivering Lafayette an 11-4 loss in the Class 4 semis.
In 2007, Matt Jansen wouldn’t have been able to point out St. Joseph on a map.
OZARK, Mo. — Any given state semifinal is bound to have a number of key moments play out along the way. East Buchanan’s Class 2 Semifinal against Holcomb on Monday at U.S. Baseball Park was no different.
Since a district finals run in 2019, East Buchanan has felt it was close to breaking through on the diamond. This week, they make their first appearance in the state Final Four.