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All-conference high school boys soccer teams

It was a good year for high school boys soccer. Chaminade finished second in the Class 4 state tournament. Several other teams also enjoyed solid seasons. Kennedy was honored by the Archdiocesan Athletics Association’s Small Schools Division as the Celts has the Player of the Year in Matt Esserman and the Coach of the Year in Bob O’Connell. The all-conference teams have been announced. Here is a look at local conferences and the boys who were recognized. Metro Catholic Conference FIRST TEAM F Anthony Christante, sr., Vianney F Clark Conway, sr., St. Louis U. High F Kenny Massa, sr., Chaminade ...

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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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Layafette boys basketball team off to undefeated start to season

Playing away from home to start the season was good for the Lafayette Lancers. Coach Scott Allen’s club won a tournament in Springfield and is undefeated after four games. Lafayette captured the inaugural Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Classic in Springfield. In the title game, Lafayette defeated De Smet 64-51. The Lancers had a connection to the event. Former Lafayette head coach Dave Porter, whom Allen followed when he retired, is a Hall of Fame memeber. He is “really the founder behind” the new tournament.  In addition to several Springfield teams, Lafayette, De Smet, Jefferson City Helias and ...

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Westminster Christian Academy matmen perform well in own tourney

Junior wrestler Aaron Gion captured first place in the recent Westminster Christian Academy Tournament. Gion won the126-pound class in the 13th edition of tournament. Competing in the 12-team tournament were De Smet, Fort Zumwalt South, Marquette, MICDS, Moberly, Pacific, Summit, St. Charles West, Ste. Genevieve, Timberland and Washington. “It was really strong,” Westminster coach Tim Muehleisen said about the field. “We have several top 10 teams in the state. Wesminster finished fifth in its one-day tournament. The Wildcats scored 172.5 points. Timberland won with 308.5 points. Ste. Genevieve came in second with 304. Fort Zumwalt South was third with 218. ...

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High school girls basketball

Parkway North captured the season-opening Gerald Linneman Tip-Off Classic for the third consecutive year. The Vikings cruised past district rivals Parkway Central, Parkway West and Parkway South. Parkway North coach Brett Katz said, “Honestly, I felt going into the Tip-Off that we had the most experienced team and talent going in. Our goal for the Tip-Off is to see where we are up against teams wearing a different jersey. “The girls are excited to win, but they have much larger goals this year.”

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