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Eureka wins Founders Cup championship, first hockey title for Wildcats’ program

The Eureka Wildcats skated to their first hockey championship. The Eureka Wildcats won the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Founders Cup championship. (Photo by Michael Bailey) Eureka scored a 6-1 victory over Fort Zumwalt West at Queeny Park to claim the Midstates Club Hockey Association’s Founders Cup title. The Wildcats program needed this victory and earned it, coach Kevin Markovitz said. “What a nice feather in our cap it was for the boys and the club to win this title,” Markovitz said. “In the 10 years I have been involved, we have been consistently ranked high in the Wickenheiser Cup tournament, ...

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Whitfield wins third consecutive Class 1 state wrestling championship

The Whitfield wrestling program does not rebuild. It just reloads and goes about its business of winning state championships. The Whitfield Warriors won the Class 1 state championship. It was the third consecutive crown and eighth overall for the program. But this season would be a test. The Warriors had six freshman and two sophomores in the lineup due to heavy gradation losses. Only one of the two sophomores had tasted state competition. So what happened? Well, another state championship happened for Whitfield and veteran coach Charlie Sherertz. Whitfield finished first with 192 points to claim the Missouri Class 1 ...

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CBC’s Robinson savors second straight Class 4 state wrestling title for his Cadets

CBC coach Cornell Robinson knew he had another good group of wrestlers this season. The CBC Cadets won the 2019 Class 4 state wrestling tournament. He also was realistic. The Cadets lost three state champions in Cevion Severado, Malik Johnson and DJ Shannon. Those matmen were mainstays on the first ever CBC state wrestling championship team. “We know who wasn’t going to be here but that’s what happens in high school sports,” Robinson said. “Kids graduate. The next group comes in and you work with them.” Robinson and his coaching staff put in the time and the Cadets put in ...

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Marquette girls capture Class 2 state swimming championship

Slowly, Marquette coach Joe Schoedel’s Mustangs realize they are the Class 2 state girls swim champions. The Marquette Mustangs won the Class 2 state swimming champions. “I think it’s still sinking in,” Schoedel said. It was the program’s third title. The other two came in 1999 and 2000. This championship earned at the recent state meet at the Rec-Plex in St. Peter’s is first one for Schoedel. “While I have had an individual state champ (Alyssa Lemon in the 200 free two years ago), this is my first team state championship,” Schoedel said. “So I can honestly say it is ...

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MICDS sets two state records in relays, takes second place in Class 1 meet

The news has been good on two fronts for MICDS girls swim coach Kristen Witzman. The MICDS Rams took second place in the recent Class 1 state meet. From left, Abby Wickersham, Sophie Henriksen, Anna Scott Baur, Alex Fox, Grace Lee, Madigan Kinsey, Elle Haines and Meghan Cannon. Witzman gave birth to her first child. Bennett Evan Witzman was born Feb. 5. The boy entered at a healthy 9 pounds, 5 ounces. Then Witzman’s Rams finished second in the Class 1 state meet at the Rec-Plex in St. Peters. “It was so great to be able to be there for ...

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Wildwood’s McKee reaches 1,000-point milestone in her girls basketball career at Westminster Christian Academy

A routine layup will be fondly remembered by Westminster Christian Academy senior Kiley McKee. Westminster Christian Academy’s Kiley McKee is introduced at a recent game. The Wildwood native topped the 1,000 point plateau in her high school career with the Wildcats on the basket. The big bucket came in a recent home game against Lutheran South. “At first, play continued until a foul was called and then they stopped the game. My teammates and our coaches were so excited as was the crowd,” McKee said. “It was really special for this to happen on our Westminster home court. It was ...

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Top-seeded Marquette ready for boys district basketball play after winning conference crown

The Marquette boys showed some moves when the won their first conference basketball championship since 2013. The Marquette boys basketball team is the top-seeded team in its district and just won the conference championship. Front row from left: Hunter Hacala, Cole Petch, Ilyaas Harris, Robbie Norman, Jalen White, Jake Hansen, Ethan Jenkins. Back row: Owen Marsh, Cade Woodfin, Jeremiah Jennings, Drew Sears, Josh Merz, Devon Barshow, Jason Montgomery, and Ross Matzen. The Mustangs went on the road and defeated the Webster Groves Statesmen 92-72 to capture the Suburban Conference Yellow Pool championship in Roberts Gym. It’s the third conference championship ...

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Principia’s Rather passes 1,000-point milestone in her basketball career

Georgia Rather became the second Principia Panther to top 1,000 points this season. Principia’s Georgia Rather seen in action in a recent game for the Panthers. Rather, a 5-foot-10 senior guard, reached the milestone in recent road game against Visitation Academy.Her big basket was one she normally shoots. Rather drove to the basket and finished with a left-handed layup in the fourth quarter. “I took a time out as soon as she scored her 1,000th point,” Principia coach Kara Johnson said. “It was a crazy environment in the Visitation gym, but we had a lot of fans there to support ...

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America’s Showcase for high school hockey players will be played again in St. Louis

The 2019 America’s Showcase will take place April 11-15 in St. Louis and will feature more than 30 teams from more than 20 states and regions across the United States. The showcase was developed 34 years ago and was known as the Chicago Showcase until it’s move to Pittsburgh in 2010. America’s Showcase has been moved to St. Louis and Missouri Hockey/Midstates Club Hockey Association has been chosen to be the Host Organization. Its purpose is to allow high school hockey players from around the country, who do not traditionally get scouted due to geographic and budgetary constraints, the opportunity ...

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