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De Smet tops Pattonville for district soccer crown, will host Jackson in sectional

De Smet coach Josh Klein liked the response he saw from his Spartans after the squad won a district soccer championship. “Their reaction was wonderful,” Klein said. “The smiles on their faces in the postgame photo is what it’s all about. That’s why we work so hard in the summer heat all the way to November—for these kinds of moments.” De Smet defeated Pattonville to claim the Class 4 District 2 title played at De Smet. It was the 35th district championship for the program. It was the second title in the last four years. for the Spartans. De Smet ...

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Marquette wins district soccer championship, will play Oakville in sectional round

The Marquette Mustangs are still playing. The Mustangs (19-3) will face Oakville in a meeting of Suburban Conference Yellow Pool boys soccer teams at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 6) in a Class 4 sectional game at Oakville. Marquette shared the conference championship with an 8-1 record. The Tigers (12-13) went 4-5 in league play. The teams met during the regular season with Marquette scoring a 6-1 conference victory. Marquette coach Chris Kenny said the score was not indicative of what may happen in the sectional meeting. “It wasn’t a 6-1 game,” Kenny said. “We had some success with our set ...

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CBC to face Holt for first time in soccer, teams square off in sectional game

The CBC Cadets face a new opponent in a high school boys soccer game. The Cadets will entertain Holt at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 6) in a Class 4 sectional matchup. CBC coach Terry Michler is anticipating a tough game for his team. “Holt has 19 wins,” Michler said. The Indians (19-4-2) defeated Timberland 2-0 to win the District 4 tournament. CBC (21-2-2) defeated Vianney 2-0 to win the District 5 meet. “It’s been a very good season,” Michler said. “Only one field loss and one loss in PK’s (penalty kicks).” The Cadets lost 2-1 in penalty kicks to Chaminade. ...

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Chaminade uses week off to practice to meet Fort Zumwalt West in soccer sectional

The Chaminade Red Devils have had a week off since winning the district soccer championship and coach Mike Gauvain said his squad it ready to get out and play. The Red Devils (22-4) will meet the Fort Zumwalt West Jaguars (15-11) at 6 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 6) in a Class 4 sectional matchup. Chaminade defeated Ritenour 5-0 to claim the District 7 championship. Fort Zumwalt West defeated Francis Howell 1-0 in overtime for the District 8 title. The two teams met earlier in the season. Chaminade scored a 3-0 victory. “That was a long time ago, in early September,” Gauvain ...

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Parkway West rides three-game winning streak into second-round Class 5 football playoff game at Vianney

The Parkway West Longhorns hit the road with momentum for the second week in Class 5 postseason football. The 7-3 Longhorns will face the 6-3 Vianney Golden Griffons at 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. 2). After league loss to Ladue, the Longhorns have won three games in a row. Coach Jeff Duncan likes what he is seeing from his squad. “Our goal is to play our best football at the end of the season and that is still our goal going forward,” Duncan said. “We have cut down on mistakes over the last three weeks and have been able to play ...

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Week 11 high school football: Second round of postseason play

High school football in the area heads into the second week of postseason play. Here are the games scheduled for Friday (Nov. 2). All have 7 p.m. kickoffs. Class 6 Hazelwood West at CBC Pattoville at De Smet Kirkwood at Eureka Class 5 Chaminade at Mehlville Parkway West at Vianney Class 4 Priory at Fort Zumwalt East Westminster Christian Academy at Hannibal Here are the games scheduled for Saturday (Nov. 3). Both have 1 p.m. kickoffs. Class 4 Parkway North at MICDS. Class 2 Lift For Life at Principia. In the first week of postseason action, CBC beat SLUH 63-0. ...

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Lafayette heads into state cross country meet after winning sectional race

The Lafayette Lancers are running back to state. The boys cross country team finished first in the Class 4 Sectional 1 meet at Big Driver in Washington. The Lancers won the sectional race with 47 points. The big victory came after Lafayette finished third in the District 2 meet the previous week. The sectional victory surprised his team a little, Lafayette coach Sean O’Connor said. “We did not expect to win, since both Kirkwood and SLUH, had beat us several times throughout the year,” O’Connor said. “They were happy of the result (at district) because of the quality of teams ...

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Parkway West girls win sectional to vault into state cross country meet

The mission for the Parkway West girls cross country team in the sectional race was a clear one. “We wanted to win sectionals and punch our ticket to the state meet,” Longhorns coach Charlie Cutelli said. “We knew we had a chance at doing this if we ran like we had run all year.” Parkway West won its district race. The Longhorns finished first with 69 points, just ahead of Eureka’s 72 points. However, Cutelli said his team was not overconfident heading into the Class 4 Sectional 1 meet at Big Driver in Washington. “The girls were excited after the ...

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