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Marquette shocks Lafayette for signature win

It took 18 games for the Marquette basketball Mustangs to find an identity and get a signature win. Friday night against Suburban West archrival Lafayette, Marquette found both and the end result was satisfying to say the least. Marquette trailed by one at halftime, but turned up the energy in the second half and made plays down the stretch to ...

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Defending Wickenheiser champion Marquette will play in prep hockey’s top Challenge Cup this postseason

Marquette’s hockey Mustangs are moving on up. Marquette is back in the Challenge Cup for the first time since 2003, coach Gary Tockman said. Marquette won the Wickenheiser Cup last year for its first-ever championship in high school hockey. The Mustangs are the No. 8 seeded team in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association’s top tournament. It’s a big step for ...

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Parkway North sets record with nine football players signing national letters of intent

Parkway North football coach Bob Bunton was like a proud parent watching a record nine Vikings signing college letters of intent. The gym was packed with parents, relatives and students cheering on the athletes. Telephone cameras flashed as photographs were taken. “This is a huge day for Parkway North football and for Parkway North High School, Bunton said. “The school ...

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Lafayette finishes second in Parkway West tourney, gets ready for rivalry game with Marquettee

Rivalries make high school sports fun to follow and watch. The rivalry¬†between Lafayette and Marquette certainly ranks among the very best in the metropolitan region. The two Suburban West Conference basketball foes tangle Friday [Feb. 3] at Marquette. The girls begin the twinbill at 5:30 p.m. followed by the boys, set to start around 7. “Marquette is always a special ...

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Sports briefs

High school girls swimming Parkway Central coach Jennifer Meyer likes the progress made by her swimming Colts. Parkway Central is coming off an impressive second-place finish in the Cape Girardeau Central City of Roses Invitational. “This season has been really great so far. We won the Parkway Quad for the first time in the 10 years I have coached here. ...

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