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Parkway West girls ready for big Paul Enke Invitational after winning Nelson race

The Parkway West girls are off and running. Finally. The cross country Longhorns, who finished second in the Class 4 state meet last fall, at last got their 2019 season under way. They did so in winning fashion. The Parkway West girls will run in the Paul Enke Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 21). The Longhorns enter the big meet after winning the recent Stan Nelson Invitational. The Longhorns finished first in the Stan Nelson Invitational at Northwest High. Parkway West won with 76 points. Marquette finished with 96 points to come in second. Winning the Nelson is something Parkway West ...

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Parkway West cross country boys team heads into big meet after winning Stan Nelson Invitational

Coach Kevin John’s Parkway West boys cross country Longhorns finally got to stretch their legs in something that counts. The Longhorns didn’t get a chance to run in the Parkway Quad. The season-opening meet was rained out. The Parkway West boys cross country team won first place in the Stan Nelson Invitational. “The season has been going well,” John said. “Our kids have been training hard and staying excited, but it was nice to finally get a real 5K race in.” They finally got the opportunity to compete in the Stan Nelson Invitational hosted by Northwest High. A total of ...

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Lafayette’s Biermann records three tournament victories in girls golf

Lafayette junior Booke Biermann has played in three girls golf tournaments this season. The results were all the same — first place. Lafayette junior Brooke Biermann, second from left, is with her Lancer teammates. Biermann won the Ladue Invitational that was played Wednesday at the Links At Dardenne. She won with a 6-under 66. Momo Kikuchi, of Pattonville, was second with a 68. “I made eight birdies,” Biermann said. “Our team finished second as well which was nice.” The Lancers finished second with a team score of 337. Summit won with a 333. Marquette came in third at 351. In ...

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Incarnate Word graduate Collier named WNBA’s Rookie of the Year

Napheesa Collier showed she could be one of the best in high school and college basketball. Collier dominated in high school at Incarnate Word Academy, where her number is retired. She chose to play in college for the Connecticut Huskies and had a tremendous career there. Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier has been named the Associated Press’ WNBA Rookie of the Year. (Minnesota Lynx photo) Now, she’s showing she can do it as a professional as well. The 6-foot-1, 182-pound Collier, a forward for the Minnesota Lynx, has been named the WNBA’s Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. ...

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