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After winning district title, Parkway North relishes challenge of facing Rock Bridge in girls tennis sectional match

The Parkway North Vikings girls tennis team has met state powerhouse Rock Bridge once before. The Vikings lost. Parkway North, fresh off winning its first district championship since 2012, drew the formidable Bruins to play in the sectional Saturday (Oct. 7). The two teams meet at 9 a.m. in Columbia. Rock Bridge has won the Class 2 state team tournament ...

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Lafayette carries 16-2 record into girls tennis sectional match against Mehville

The Lafayette Lancers, fresh off winning a district championship, will take a 16-2 record in the sectional round. The Lancers will host Mehlville in the Class 2 sectional round at 9 a.m. Saturday (Oct. 7). The winner of that match then plays at 1 p.m. against the winner of the Cor Jesu-St. Joseph’s Academy sectional match. The survivor of that ...

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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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