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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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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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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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MICDS names Hall of Fame member Bouchard as new football coach for Rams

Once a coach, always a coach for Fred Bouchard. Bouchard is currently assistant superintendent for the Decatur Public Schools. He will trade in his suit and tie for a whistle and more appropriate coaching gear of a T-shirt and shorts on the practice field. Fred Bouchard is the new football coach at MICDS. Bouchard, 55, brings 20 years of head high school coaching experience with a 201-48 record including five state championships, 19 straight years of playoff teams as a head coach and a history of building several teams into top-10 programs. Bouchard, 55, has been hired to be the ...

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Reigning state champion Marquette looking forward to competing in Class 2 state swimming and diving meet

The Marquette girls are the reigning Class 2 state champions and they’re ready to try and win it again this weekend at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. Coach Joe Schoedel said his Mustangs enjoyed competing this season as the defending state champions. The Marquette girls swim team celebrates after winning the recent Suburban Conference Yellow Pool meet at Kirkwood. The Mustangs are competing this weekend in the Class 2 state meet at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. “They loved it. Winning state put a big target on our backs this year, and they wore it with pride,” Schoedel said. “The ...

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CBC healthy and ready for Challenge Cup semifinal series against Kirkwood

The top-seeded CBC Cadets have just one loss this season and that team is their opponent in the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Challenge Cup semifinals. The Cadets (25-1) carry a 14-game winning streak into the Challenge Cup semifinals. The lone loss came to the Kirkwood Pioneers back on Dec. 21. CBC had scored a 2-1 win over Kirkwood on Nov. 15. The CBC Cadets will play the Kirkwood Pioneers in a Challenge Cup semifinal series. The winner advances to play for the championship. “As far as the regular season in our split with Kirkwood, the team that won each particular ...

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Lafayette reaches Challenge Cup semifinals, faces Vianney

Reaching the Challenge Cup Final Four for the first since 1987-88, the Lafayette Lancers don’t aim to stop. Lafayette, 13-10-3 and the reigning Wickenheiser Cup champion, meets Vianney (18-7-1) at 8:20 p.m. Saturday and Game 2 is set for 7 p.m. on Feb. 29. Both games will be played Centene Ice Center. The winner will play for the Cup championship at 8 p.m. March 11 at the Enterprise Center. The Lafayette Lancers have earned a berth in the Challenge Cup semifinals. The Lancers will meet Vianney in a two-game series. “We still have the plaque from that (1987-88) team in ...

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