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2019 high school boys soccer preview capsules: CBC’s Michler approaches 1,000 career victories

The CBC Cadets have three starters back from last year’s Class 4 state championship team but a bigger story line involves coach Terry Michler. Michler is approaching a huge career milestone. Entering his 49th year coaching at CBC, Michler is only 10 wins away from reaching 1,000 in his career. Michler’s record is 990-273-115. He’s also led the program to nine state titles. Chaminade coach Mike Gauvain is happy for his coaching friend. CBC coach Terry Michler celebates with his Cadets when he won his 900th career game. Entering his 49th season at CBC, Michler is 10 wins shy of ...

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Priory, MICDS, Westminster Christian Academy start soccer season off in Metro League Tournament

The Metro League tradition continues with the start of the new soccer season. The league opens with the Metro League Tournament. The league’s seven teams are joined by Bayless to make it an eight-team bracket.   Priory coach John Mohrmann likes the way the league opens each season. “Our league tournament has been a long tradition, and it’s a great way to measure ourselves against very good opponents,” Mohrmann said. Westminster Christian Academy coach Dan Legters agreed. “I think it is a great way to start the season with the tournament,” Legters said. “The level of competition within our league ...

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New Marquette, Parkway North head coaches set to make their debuts in football season opener

Marquette’s Michael Stewart and Parkway North’s Karl Odenwald make their head-coaching debuts Friday and it will be against each other. The Parkway North Vikings play against the Mustangs at Marquette in a 7 p.m. game. “It’s exciting to host your very first game as a head coach,” said Stewart, who was the defensive coordinator before he became the head coach at Marquette. “I know the fans and the community. My dad has been in this district his whole life.” Stewart, 31, replaced Matt Klein, who is leaving to coach at Blue Springs South. Stewart has been an assistant coach for ...

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High school football Week One: Parkway West hosts Parkway South

The Parkway West Longhorns entertain the Parkway South Patriots in the high school football season opener Friday. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. This marks the fourth consecutive year the two teams have met in the season opener. Other local games set for 7 p.m. Friday are: CBC at O’Fallon Priory at St. Charles Parkway North at Marquette Chaminade at Belleville East Parkway Central at Summit Principia at Van-Far MICDS at Poplar Bluff Timberland at Lafayette Eureka at Fort Zumwalt West There is one game scheduled for Saturday: De Smet at Hazelwood Central, 1 p.m. Parkway West is 3-0 against the ...

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2019 field hockey capsules: Whitfield does a co-op with Principia this season

The field hockey scene may get a little bigger. Whitfield coach Maggie Young said the Warriors are being joined by two girls from Principia. “We’re doing a co-op- with Principia in an effort to help them rebuild their program in a few years,” Young said. “Two players from Principia will be playing with us. They are Shaya Dry and Linden Hoff.” Young is entering 10th year as head coach at Whitfield. She is excited to have the Principia girls join her program. “”We are thrilled to have this group of student athletes and to begin our co-op journey with Principia,” ...

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2019 high school softball capsules: Marquette seeks return to Final Four

Adam Starling inherits a good situation at Marquette. Starling, who was an assistant coach, moved up and is entering his first year as head coach of the Mustangs softball program. He has five starters back from last year’s 23-5 team that reach the Class 4 Final Four. “I am really excited to see how the team develops and competes this season. We are young but talented,” Starling said. Eureka, which lost to Marquette in the district championship game, has seven starters back for Mark Mosley’s 10th year as head coach. The Wildcats went 23-5 last season. “With a solid season ...

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2019 high school girls volleyball capsules: Eureka looks to defend state championship

The Eureka Wildcats volleyball program made history last season. Now what does it do for an encore? The Wildcats captured their first state title last fall. Eureka defeated conference rival Lafayette 25-23, 25-23 in the Class 4 title match at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau. It was sweet payback for the Wildcats as Lafayette had eliminated Eureka early in postseason play each of the previous six seasons. To top it off, it was coach Jodie Fowler’s first season as the head coach. It was a season of firsts. On its way to the state title, Eureka scored its first ...

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Port defeats Glennon in match play at 58th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

Seven-time USGA champion Ellen Port has advanced into the Round of 32 in the 58th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Port, the No. 2 seed, earned a solid 6-and-5 victory Monday over fellow Missourian Kathy Glennon, of Wildwood, at the 5,732-yard par-72 at Cedar Rapids Country Club. “I was steady, I think I missed maybe one fairway and two greens,” said Port, 57, who has won this championship three times, most recently in 2016. “Kathy’s a really good player and we’ve played a lot of golf together. She’s not the person you want to draw because ...

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Port, Glennon to meet in match play in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

Ellen Port and Kathy Glennon have a golf date. The two local amateurs each advanced to the Round of 64 for match play in the 58th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Country Club. Ellen Port, of St. Louis, reacts to making a birdie at the ninth hole during the second round of stroke play at the 2019 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur at Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday.(USGA/Steven Gibbons) Port, 57, of St. Louis, is a seven-time USGA champion, completed two rounds at 1-over 145. She tied for second place in stroke ...

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High school jamborees begin the football season

Parkway Central coach Mark Goldenberg is ready for some football. “This is what it’s all about,” Goldenberg said .”This is my favorite time of the year.” Yes, high school football is back. It all begins with jamborees. If you are curious to get a look at your high school football team before the upcoming season kicks off on either Aug. 30 or 31, you have that opportunity. Many area schools will take part in jamborees Friday. In a jamboree, each team will face each of the other opponents. Each squad will have 18 plays on offense and 18 plays on ...

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