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High school softball district action to get under way

High school softball postseason action gets started Wednesday (Oct. 4). The championship games for the districts will be played either Friday or Saturday. The district winner will move on to play in the sectional round next week. Here is a look at each district’s seeds and schedules. Class 4 District 3 At Parkway South Seeds: 1. Marquette. 2. Parkway South. ...

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Lafayette girls win two volleyball tournaments, have won 17 consecutive matches

Lafayette has one match left this month in what has been a solid September for the volleyball Lancers. Lafayette will play Friday (Sept. 29) at Oakville in a Suburban West Conference match. The Lancers have not lost since Sept. 12 when Cor Jesu scored a tight 25-23, 25-23 victory to Lafayette 5-2 overall. Fast forward to now. After 17 consecutive victories, ...

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Lenox, Junge power Marquette to win over rival Lafayette

Kelsey Lenox started and ended the day with a big hit, and in between Anna Junge was lights out in the pitching circle as the Marquette softball team scored 5 runs in the first inning and rolled to an 11-0, five-inning mercy rule win over rival Lafayette in the 11th Annual Pink Day game Tuesday afternoon at Lafayette High School. ...

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Wildwood’s Johnson sets records in Missouri State women’s volleyball

Missouri State’s Lily Johnson keeps setting records for the volleyball Bears. Johnson was named the Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Week in volleyball for the second consecutive week and 11th time in her career, breaking a tie with former Northern Iowa star Molly O’Brien for the most in conference history. Johnson, a Lafayette graduate from Wildwood, broke MSU’s career ...

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High school girls tennis set to being district team, individual competition

High school girls tennis postseason play for teams and individuals begins Monday (Sept. 25). Team play will be held Monday through Wednesday followed by singles and doubles competition. Here is a look at each district and the team schedule for the matches. Class 1 District 5 At Lutheran North Seeds: 1. Incarnate Word Academy. 2. Clayton. 3. Lutheran North. 4. ...

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Parkway West rebounds from slow start to topple Marquette

The evening didn’t start off right for the Parkway West volleyball team but when it was all done, the Longhorns had reason to smile and high-five each other. Parkway West shook off a first game 25-21 loss to Marquette and the Longhorns rebounded to win the next two games 25-19 and 25-17 to claim a 2-1 match victory on Charity ...

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Hindman will defend his championship in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in the Netherlands

Mizzou Cross Country and Track & Field freshman Austin Hindnman  will represent the United States at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final this weekend in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Hindman, a Lafayette graduate from Wildwood, will compete in the Triathlon Junior World Championship, which consists of a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike ride and 5-kilometer run, on Saturday(Sept. 16,) at 8 a.m. local time ...

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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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