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High school racquetball athletes can apply for scholarships

Area high school racquetball athletes have two scholarships, one local and one national, they can apply to receive. In 2006, the Missouri Racquetball Association established the Mike Pohlman Memorial Classic Racquetball Tournament to honor Mike Pohlman, a champion on and off the racquetball court who passed away in 2006. The tournament will be held annually in September and its proceeds will be put into the Mike Pohlman Memorial Fund. The Fund will provide two $1,000 college scholarships annually to players in the Missouri High School Racquetball Association League — one for a senior boy and one for a senior girl. ...

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Photo Gallery – High school athletes sign letters on national signing day

CBC’s state championship football team had seven athletes sign their college letters Wednesday (Feb. 4). Wednesday was the first day area athletes could sign a National Letter of Intent on national signing day. The letter is a binding document that the student athlete will attend the university and that the academic institution agrees to provide athletic financial aid for at least one academic year. The signing day marked the start of the regular signing period for football, soccer and water polo along with lacrosse, field hockey and some other sports. Football players can sign up through April 1. All others ...

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High school rubgy season will kick off with a Feb. 28 tournament at Lindenwood

Winter is still here but it soon will be time to kick off the spring high school rugby campaign. West County high school rugby is gearing up for the spring 2015 season that begins in a big way with a tournament scheduled for Feb. 28 at Lindenwood. “We are starting workouts a bit earlier this year in preparation for the first annual Lindenwood University sponsored high school tournament,” said Parkway United Rugby coach John Watson. “The tournament will feature teams from throughout St Louis, and across the Midwest. It should be a perfect start to the season for all the ...

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All-State volleyball teams

Lafayette won its fourth consecutive state championship in Class 4 last fall and several Lancers earned berths on the all-state team. Lafayette coach Zach Young was named the state’s Class 4 Coach of the Year.   Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association Class 4 all-state team: FIRST TEAM Madison Duelo, sr., Liberty Tori Roe, sr., Lafayette Ashley Ophoven, sr., Ozark Kendra Sater, jr., Ozark Bethany Besancenez, sr., St. Joseph’s Lauren Peterson, sr., Liberty Moran Gresham, sr., St. Joseph’s Allison Turner, sr., Lafayette Carlisa May, sr., Lee’s Summit West Lexi Hart, jr., Truman Paige Perego, sr., Parkway West Aubrey Cheffey, jr., ...

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All-conference softball teams

he Eureka Wildcats reached the Class 4 Final Four for the third year in a row and coach Mark Mosley was honored by the Suburban West Conference as its coach of the year. Several athletes also were recognized. The Suburban West honored Lafayette’s Maddy Siefert as one of its pitchers of the year. The Suburban XII Conference’s South Division named Parkway North’s Anna Chisolm as its Player of the Year. The Suburban Central Conference’s National Division named Parkway West’s Kennedy Frank as its Player of the Year. The Archdiocesan Athletics Association’s Small Schools Division named Kennedy’s Amanda Cabrera as its ...

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Lafayette graduate Johnson honored by American Volleyball Coaches Association

Lafayette graduate and Missouri State freshman outside hitter Lily Johnson was honored by the American Volleyball Coaches Association on Wednesday (Dec. 17) with a spot on the All-American Honorable Mention squad, becoming the sixth player and first freshman to reach All-America status in Missouri State's storied volleyball history.

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