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Area athletes ink college letters of intent in spring signing period

The college spring letter of intent signing period saw several area athletes sign to play a sport in college. Here are the athletes who signed: Chaminade Baseball Nick Bannister to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Geoffrey Camfield to Spring Hill College Giancarlo Chianta to Muskingum University Tyler Fogarty to University of Notre Dame Luke Gilliam to Lindenwood University Baseball and football Dan Sheehan to DePauw University Soccer Jimmy McLaughlin to Spring Hill College Jack Mika to Saint Louis University Scott Ross to University of Southern Indiana Zach White to Benedictine College Chaminade athletes sign their letters in a ceremony at the ...

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Marquette boys golf team has busy week of action fresh off winning Webster Cup

The Marquette Mustangs boys golf team may be young but they are playing like veterans. The Marquette Mustangs won the prestigious Webster Cup tournament. The Mustangs last won the tourney in 2016. The Mustangs won the Laker Invitational at Old Kinderhook Golf Club and finished second in the Bulldog Battle at Winghaven Country Club. Marquette scored a 308 to win the 27-team Laker Invitational at the Lake of the Ozarks. Rock Bridge was second at 315. In the Fort Zumwalt South Bulldog Battle, Chaminade won and Marquette came in second. That was all a prelude to winning the Webster Cup, ...

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Chaminade enters final week of regular golf season looking to get ready for district play

Postseason play is almost here and the Chaminade Red Devils look like they are ready. The Red Devils won back-to-back-to-back tournaments and finished second in another. Chaminade, which finished second in Class 4 last spring, is playing like they can return to state again. “The guys are playing well right now,” Chaminade coach Jack Wilson said. “The exciting thing is that they are just now hitting their stride. We are hoping to peak at the right time this year.” The Red Devils won the 16-team Columbia Classic with a team score of 305. That topped Rock Bridge by five strokes ...

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Chesterfield’s Schibler looks to end gymnastics career at Oklahoma on high note in NCAA Championships

Dreams do come true. Just ask Brian Schibler. Brian Schibler will be competing in the NCAA Championships for men’s gymnastics. Schibler is a senior at Oklahoma and a Marquette High graduate. (Oklahoma Athletics) A Chesterfield native and Marquette graduate, Schibler and his Oklahoma Sooner teammates will be trying to win a fifth consecutive NCAA championship in men’s gymnastics this weekend. The meet will be held at the State Farm Center on the campus of the University of Illinois in Champaign. The Sooners will compete in Session II of Friday’s pre-qualifying sessions, slated to begin at 7 p.m. OU will face ...

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Lafayette boys track and field squad ready to try and win third meet of season

The Lafayette Lancers boys track and field team has won two meets in a row and will try to make it three. The Lafayette boys track and field team celebrates its first-place finish in the Henle Holmes Invitational at Parkway Central. The Lancers will compete in Ladue’s Brusca/Strobach meet Saturday. The meet will be held at Parkway Central. Lafayette won the Northwest Invitational and then won the recent two-day Henle Holmes Invitational at Parkway Central. The Lancers won the 18-team Holmes meet with 124 points. Eureka was a distant second with 78 points. Then came Marquette (71), Ritenour (69) and ...

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Lafayette girls track and field squad heads into Ladue meet after winning Henle Holmes Invitational

The Lafayette Lancers girls track and field team head into Saturday’s Brusca/Strobach invitational fresh off a big victory. The Lafayette girls track and field team celebrates after winning the Henle Holmes Invitational at Parkway Central. The Brusca/Strobach meet is run by Ladue High School and it will be held at Parkway Central on Saturday. The Lancers won the recent two-day Henle Holmes Invitational at Parkway Central. Lafayette won the championship with team total of 81.25 points. That was just enough to top last year’s champion Webster Groves, who claimed second place with 80. Parkway Central wound pu third with 75.25. ...

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Marquette’s Montgomery ends basketball career with tourney MVP, first team all-state honors

Marquette’s Jason Montgomery ended his high school basketball career on a good note. Marquette’s Jason Montgomery was named the Most Valuable Player in the recent Missouri Challenge boys basketball tournament. Montgomery was on the winning team in the recent Missouri Challenge, an annual tournament for seniors held by the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association in Springfield. Teams are selected from players in the geographical regions of the state and play each other. St. Louis went 3-0 to win the tournament. Montgomery was named the Most Valuable Player. “They picked me up and I was happy about that,” Montgomery said. “It wasn’t ...

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