Fresh off softball tournament championship, Eureka faces two tough home games

The Eureka Wildcats look to build on a tournament championship this week. The Wildcats (10-5-1) are back in action with two home games this week after beating Holt 6-5 to win the Suburban Showdown. Eureka will host Kirkwood at 4:30 p.m. Monday (Sept. 23) and then have a Suburban Conference Yellow Pool game at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday against always tough Parkway South. The Eureka Wildcats softball squad defeated Holt in eight innings to win the Suburban Showdown. The Wildcats began the season losing its first two games — a 4-1 decision to Cor Jesu and a 15-5 drubbing to Summit. ...

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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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