2016 high school boys soccer capsules

The De Smet Spartans have seven starters back from last year’s high school boys soccer team that reached the Class 4 state championship game. De Smet fell 1-0 to Francis Howell in that game and coach Josh Klein’s Spartans would like to return for another opportunity. Lafayette finished 23-1-1 last fall with its lone loss coming to De Smet in ...

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2016 high school girls field hockey capsules

The MICDS Rams would like to make it four consecutive championships but coach Lynn Mittler knows no one will step aside for her squad. The Rams won their third consecutive Midwest Tournament last fall with 2-1 win over Villa Duchesne. Mittler has four starters back and she is excited to see what her team can do this season. Whitfield coach ...

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2016 high school girls volleyball preview capsules

The Lafayette Lancers have five returning varsity players and the program  will attempt to win the Class 4 state girls volleyball championship for the sixth consecutive year. The Lancers are little younger than they have been but coach Zach Young and his staff are up for the challenge of trying to more hardware for the Lafayette trophy case. Two Suburban ...

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Hard to predict a winner in Parkway Invitational softball tournament

Parkway South owns the most wins in the Parkway Invitational but coach Marvin Medcalf knows this year’s 16-team tournament has plenty of potential champions. The 28th annual Parkway Invitational begins Monday in field at the Manchester Athletic Association and Ballwin Athletic Association. Last year, the Patriots captured their 10th overall championship in the Parkway Invitational and first for Medcalf with ...

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Webb, Conway lead Westminster past St. Mary’s in wild season opener

Westminster senior running back/defensive back looks for room on a kick return against St. Mary's defenders Tobias Hall and Colin Crimi during a nonconference football game Saturday, August, 20 at Westminster Christian Academy. Jonathan Duncan/West Newsmagazine photo.

  Westminster Christian Academy senior stars Steve Webb and Dyllan Conway did their thing with big offensive performances for the Wildcats. But it was Webb’s defense that saved the day in the final moments on Saturday afternoon. With the Wildcats holding a slight two-point lead and visiting St, Mary’s driving for a potential game-winning field goal, Webb stepped in a ...

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Parkway South, Parkway West meet in football season opener

A rare matchup between the Parkway West Longhorns and the Parkway South Patriots will open the high school football season. Parkway West will play at Parkway South on Friday (Aug. 19). Kickoff for the non-conference game is set for 7 p.m. No one can recall when the last game two teams met. “I am pretty sure the last time South and ...

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Week 1 high school football schedule

It’s time for the 2016 football season to kick off. Each team’s dream to earn a trip to Springfield to play at Plaster Field on the campus of Missouri State University remains real. Chaminade reached the title game last fall in Class 5 but Lost 63-28 to Fort Osage in Class 5 state championship game to finish at 12-2. It ...

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2016 Prep Football Preview

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CLICK HERE to download a REVISED 2016 Prep Football Schedule   A new year brings new expectations for the West County football teams. Several want to build on the success of last year, but others may have to rebuild a little. Chaminade reached the Class 5 state championship game and the Red Devils, under coach Antoine Torrey, return nine starters ...

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