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For Emma Cocos, 2017 was a field hockey season that almost didn’t happen

Going into her senior in high school, Emma Cocos faced a crisis. Imagine yourself with one year of high school left and being faced with a cross-country move to Rochester, New York. Cocos, of Wildwood, faced that dilemma when her father, Steve, received a promotion. The Eureka senior didn’t take the news well. “When I first found out, I burst into tears,” ...

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Parkway West boys cross country captures two big meet championships

The Parkway West Longhorns boys cross country team are running themselves into a season that could be one to remember. The Longhorns will compete Saturday (Sept. 16) in the Paul Enke/Hazelwood Central Invitational at Sioux Passage Park. Parkway West, last fall’s Class 4 fifth-place state finisher, is fresh off two impressive meet victories. The Longhorns won the Brooks Memphis (Tenn.) ...

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Sports briefs – Sept. 13

High school football The MICDS Rams won their first game at Ron Holtman Stadium on O’Hara Field and did it in a way that won’t soon be forgotten. MICDS senior wide receiver Preston Buchanan scored the winning touchdown on a 74-yard run with 1 minute, 44 seconds to play. The touchdown gave the Rams an 18-13 win over Lutheran South ...

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Marquette softball team remains undefeated after 16 games

Another softball tournament, another piece of hardware for the Marquette trophy case. The Mustangs captured the St. Louis Suburban Showdown at Kirkwood with a 3-0 victory over the Holt Indians. “The field of competition was great in this tournament,” Marquette coach Amy Doyle. “We played a number of teams will solid defense and offense.” And Marquette certainly was one of ...

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