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Seminar scheduled for athletes interested in college golf scholarships

The Accelerated Golf Tour is sponsoring a free college scholarship seminar Saturday (Nov. 14) at St. Joseph’s Academy. The seminar begins at 9 a.m. and will last until noon. The panel discussion on collegiate golf programs is open to boys and girls from the eighth grade to high school seniors who may be interested in playing collegiate golf. Athletes  can learn about the regulations associated with recruiting and contacting schools and coaches. The panel will consist of a parent, a scholarship player, a University of Missouri compliance officer and coaches from Division I, Division II, Division III, NAIA school and ...

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Marquette, St. Joseph’s Academy compete in the Class 2 state girls golf tournament

Fresh off winning the Class 2 Sectional 1 tournament, the Marquette girls golf team is back competing at the state tournament. Play in the two-day state meet begins Monday (Oct. 11) at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield. “I am very excited to take the girls to the state tournament,” coach Eric Schweain said. “They are wonderful people and I will miss hanging out with them after the season. We do have goals and a mission ahead of us, but we plan on enjoying this final stage of this particular journey regardless of what happens.” Last year, the Mustangs finished third ...

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MICDS begins quest to win second Class 1 state girls golf championship

When a team wins a state championship, the drive to get back and do it again can create pressure on the squad. The MICDS girls golf team did not succumb to any pressure this season and waltzed back to a berth in the Class 1 state championship after winning the Sectional 1 tournament. “We are thrilled to be back at state,” Rams coach Steve Johnston said. “The girls know what lies ahead. They are focused and ready to compete and try to do something that’s never been done at MICDS. It will be a lifelong bond between these kids and ...

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Class 2 Sectional 1 high school girls golf tourney loaded with talented teams

Eureka coach Lauren Schoellhorn won’t be with her Wildcats when they tee it up in high school girls sectional golf tournament. She wasn’t with them when the qualified at district, either. Instead, Schoellhorn gave birth to a girl, Gretchen, who has a brother Noah, who is almost 3 years old. Her assistant coach, Ryley Spiezio, led the girls to districts and will be at the sectional as well while Schoellhorn is on maternity leave. This will be Eureka’s first trip to the sectional as a team. “I told the girls I would hold on as long as I could, which ...

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MICDS travels to play in high school girls golf sectional

The MICDS Rams are close to returning to the Class 1 state high school girls golf tournament and earn the chance to repeat as state champions. ¶ The Rams won their district with a low 311 team total so they are heading into Monday’s (Oct. 5) the Class 1 Sectional 1 at Bent Creek Golf Course in Jackson with momentum. ¶ “The girls are super excited to get back to sectionals,” coach Steve Johnston said. “The only downside is we’ve had to travel and overnight for both playoff rounds so far, taking them away from family and school. But we have ...

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Parkway Central, Incarnate Word Academy ready to compete in high school girls golf sectional

Coach Todd Pannett has no seniors on his Parkway Central girls golf team this fall but that not stopped them this fall. The Colts got out of the district and qualified to play in the Class 2 Sectional 2 tournament. It will be played Monday (Oct. 7) at Wolf Hollow Golf Club in Washington. “We set two year goals at the beginning of the season and have reached them for this year,” Pannett said. “I have no seniors on the team, so everything is a process for us and we are excited to be there and gain the experience that ...

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