CBC freshman Robinson is ‘on the right track’ after winning first state wrestling championship

CBC freshman Santino Robinson showed coach Cornell Robinson he has the right stuff. Robinson (35-4) won the Class 4 championship at 113 pounds in the 90th Missouri Boys Wrestling State Championships at Mizzou Arena. He won by a 4-2 decision over Carter Mccallister, of Rock Bridge. It was Mccallister’s first loss after winning his first 32 matches of the season. “That’s the third time a freshman has won at the state meet for us,” said Cornell Robinson, who is no relation to Santino. “You know, he’s on the right track.” CBC freshman Santino Robinson and coach Cornell Robinson celebrate after ...

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High school boys district basketball preview

High school boys district tournament action for Class 4 and 5 begins Saturday. Here is a look at the various districts with the team seeds and schedule. Class 5District 3At Parkway SouthSeeds: 1. Eureka. 2. Marquette. 3. Lafayette. 4. Parkway South. 5 Parkway West.Schedule: Parkway South vs. Parkway West at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. The winner faces Eureka at 6 p.m. Monday followed at 7:30 by Lafayette vs. Marquette. The two winners meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for the district championship. District 4At: St. Louis University HighSeeds: 1. Chaminade. 2. St. Louis University High. 3. Webster Groves. 4. Kirkwood.Schedule: At 5:30 ...

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Ash trees remain a major focus of Ballwin’s tree removal

Jim Link’s first of six staff reports at the Feb. 24 Ballwin Board of Aldermen meeting was titled, “Tree Trimming and Removal Services.” But anyone might think the man, who serves as Ballwin’s director of public works and superintendent of streets, had something a bit more specific in mind.

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High school girls district basketball preview

High school girls district tournament action for Class 4 and 5 begins Saturday. Here is a look at the various districts with the team seeds and schedule. Class 5 District 3At: Parkway SouthSeeds 1. Marquette. 2. Eureka. 3. Lafayette. 4.Parkway West. 5. Parkway South.Schedule: At 1 p.m. Saturday, Parkway South plays Parkway West. The winner plays Marquette at 6 p.m. Tuesday followed at 7:30 p.m. by Lafayette playing Eureka. The two winners meet at 6 p.m. Thursday for the district championship. District 6At: Parkway CentralSeeds: 1. Parkway Central. 2. Pattonville. 3. Francis Howell North. Schedule: Pattonville plays Francis Howell at ...

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Scholarships for young women leaders

The 2020 application cycle for The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes is now open. The Barron Prize celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America

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Local official encourages 2020 Census participation

At the local level, census numbers help determine funds for highway planning and construction, grants for public transportation systems and money for education and student well-being. Census data also can help communities respond to natural disasters and secure funding for hospitals and fire departments.

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Marquette makes it two in a row by winning girls Class 2 state swimming championship

Winning state once is nice but to do it twice is even better. Just ask the Marquette Mustangs girls swimming and diving team. The Mustangs captured the Class 2 state title at the recent 45th annual Missouri Girls Swimming and Diving Championships at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. Marquette finished with 242 points to top second-place Kirkwood’s 237. Eureka came in third with 220 points. The three teams are in the Suburban Conference Yellow Pool. Two other leagues schools — Parkway West and Parkway Central — were the top two teams in the Class 1 state meet. The Marquette girls swim ...

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Parkway West girls swim and dive to record 13th state championship

For Parkway West coach Coleen Sumner’s swimming and diving Longhorns, it’s all about the team. Parkway West’s girls captured the Class 1 team championship at the recent 45th annual Missouri Swimming and Diving State Championships at St. Peters Rec-Plex. The Parkway West girls swim team won the Class 1 state championship. It’s the 13th title for the program. That’s a state record. The Longhorns finished first with 171 points. That put them just past Parkway Central’s second-place total of 168.50 points. “It was pointed out that we won state without winning any events, but to win you don’t need winners, ...

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