CBC comes up just short in Class 5 boys basketball championship game

Sometimes, the other team is just little better. The CBC Cadets found that out, falling 63-59 to Rock Bridge in the Class 5 boys basketball state championship game played at JQH Arena on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield. “It’s disappointing,” CBC coach Justin Tatum said. “We did our best. Everyone knows how hard it is to get the Final Four. When you lose, it’s tough. There tears from the seniors. That’s to be expected. That’s it for them. “As the days went by since then, the guys realize they got to go state. It’s a blessing to ...

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Incarnate Word Academy captures third consecutive state girls basketball championship

The Incarnate Word Academy girls basketball team set a state record by notching the 10th state championship in the program’s history. The Incarnate Word Academy Red Knights won their third consecutive Class 4 state title in Springfield. It was the 10th overall championship for the program. The Red Knights won their third consecutive Class 4 state title when Incarnate Word beat Lincoln College Prep 61-35 at JQH Arena in Springfield. That title is No. 9 for coach Dan Rolfes. Incarnate Word has won state titles in 1995, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018. The Red Knights also ...

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Rockwood teacher receives STEM grant

Rockwood School District

The Society for Science & the Public announced grants totaling $120,000 to 35 middle and high school science teachers in 23 states across the country to support STEM research activities in their classroom. mong the recipients is Marquette High science teacher Cathy Farrar.

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Parkway Colts end season on winning note, girls finish third in Class 5 state tournament

The Parkway Central Colts won their last game of the season. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the game they wanted. The Colts defeated the Republic Tigers 55-53 in the Class 5 girls basketball third-place game at JQH Arena on the Missouri State campus in Springfield. The Parkway Central girls took third place in Class 5 after defeating Republic at JQH Arena in Springfield. “Only two teams get to finish the season with a win — first and third,” Parkway Central coach Brian Guilfoyle said. Parkway Central fell to Jefferson City 43-29 in the semifinal while Republic lost to eventual state champion North ...

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De Smet comes up just short in Challenge Cup hockey championship game

The De Smet Spartans pushed the St. Louis University Junior Billikens to the limit but fell just short in the Challenge Cup championship game. SLUH defeated the Spartans 3-2 in double overtime in the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s top tournament that was played at Enterprise Center. The De Smet Spartans played at Enterprise Center in the Challenge Cup championship game. St. Louis University High won 3-2 in double overtime. It marked the second conseuctive year the Junior Billikens thwarted De Smet’s championship ambitions. Coach Chris Durso said his Spartans left everyone on the ice. “Our guys showed a lot of ...

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