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Marquette, Eureka boys tennis teams sell T-shirts to raise money for Siteman Cancer Center

The Marquette Mustangs and Eureka Wildcats will play for more than just a victory in high school boys tennis. The two teams are helping to fight cancer. Each team will be wearing T-shirts that they helped sell to raise money for the Siteman Cancer Center when the meet each other on the tennis court. The Suburban West Conference match begins at 4:15 p.m. Thursday (April 27) at Eureka. Helping to raise money for a good cause is an important lesson for the netmen, Marquette coach Alex Nelle said. “As much as we stress to the boys to play their best and ...

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Marquette boys win two tennis tournaments, take 11-1 dual record into next two matches

The Marquette Mustangs have been playing some excellent tennis heading into upcoming dual matches against Oakville and Parkway Central. The Marquette boys team will host Oakville in a Suburban West Conference match at 4:15 p.m. Thursday (April 20) and Parkway Central at 4:15 p.m. Friday. Tournament success for the Mustangs came by finishing first in the Holt Tournament and in the Eureka Doubles Tournament recently. “Winning the Holt Tournament was important for us as it was one of our team goals going into the season,” Marquette coach Alex Nelle said. “We won the tournament last year, so the boys wanted to ...

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Parkway Central boys track and field ready for Fred Lyon Invitational after winning Henle Holmes Invitational

The Parkway Central Colts boys track and field team will compete in the Fred Lyon Invitational fresh off winning its own meet. The Colts will take part in the two-day Lyon meet at Parkway North on Thursday [April 20] and Friday. Parkway Central is coming off winning the Henle Holmes Invitational for the first time since 2003. The Colts won their own meet with 124 points. Coming in second were Marquette with 105. Defending Class 4 state champion Lafayette was third with 89 points. The other team scores were: Parkway North 87, Eureka72, Timberland 66, John Burroughs 53, Parkway West 46, ...

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Covington, Chaminade roll past Francis Howell

Chaminade junior attacker Peter Covington has a knack for being around the ball and then has a knack for scoring as well. Covington had the ball a lot with him while running around the field at Chaminade on Tuesday and the Red Devils got big dividends from that activity. Covington, scored four first half goals and ended up with seven goals and two assists as Chaminade turned a 9-2 halftime lead into an easy 19-5 victory over Francis Howell. The Red Devils, who are in the midst of a busy three-game week which includes matches against Westminster Christian Academy, and ...

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Lafayette prepares to race rival Eureka after winning Parkway Central Classic in boys volleyball

The Lafayette Lancers will head into an anticipated high school boys volleyball matchup with Eureka fresh off winning the Parkway Central Classic. The two teams collide at 5:15 p.m. Thursday (April 20)  at Eureka. “We have our (Route) 109 rivalry with Eureka,” Lafayette coach Doug Ell said. “That is always a big match. Throw the records out because both teams will bring their ‘A’ game.” The Lancers played well in winning the 13-team Parkway Central Classic for the second time in three years. Lafayette (15-1-1) won all five matches it played in the tournament. “Our primary goal for this tournament ...

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