Week 11 high school football: De Smet, CBC to meet in rematch

The rematch between De Smet and CBC highlights the Week 11 high school football schedule. CBC (8-2) will play at De Smet (10-0) in a Class 6 District 1 semifinal game 7 p.m. Friday. Both teams are coming off wins last week in the first round of postseason play. De Smet stomped Pattonville 49-7. CBC scored a hard-fought 27-14 victory over St. Louis University High. CBC is the defending two-time state champions and has played well this year with two losses on its schedule. It has been a season to remember for De Smet as the Spartans are undefeated. The ...

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Parkway West chooses to host postseason football game against McCluer North

Like the old song says: “Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.” John Howard Payne wrote those words in a famous poem a long, long ago. He likely, however, did not have high school football in mind when he penned them. Playing at home usually gives a team an edge in sports. The Parkway West Longhorns (6-3) will entertain McCluer North (6-3) in a Class 5 District 3 semifinal game at 7 p.m. Friday. Both teams had a bye last week. The game was set to be played at McCluer North. However, McCluer North football team used ...

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St. Louis County Council condemns current Lambert privatization process

“This is a regional asset that will affect tens of millions of people in the region,” St. Louis County Council member Ernie Trakas [R-District 6] told reporters after the council's Nov. 5 meeting. “So, the idea that somehow that should be considered for privatization by a cabal of paid consultants who will gain if privatization goes forward is at heart [of the issue].”

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Parkway proposes boundary changes

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In late September, Chief Communications Officer Paul Tandy, Chief Financial Officer Patty Bedborough and Director of Transportation Will Rosa presented the boundary change proposal before the Board of Education. The board is set to vote on that proposal on Nov. 13.

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Lafayette girls back in Class 4 state volleyball Final Four

The Lafayette Lancers are back — back in the Class 4 Final Four volleyball tournament. The Lancers (30-8) begin pool play Friday at the Show Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The Lafayette Lancers girls volleyball team won sectional and quarterfinal matches on the same day and earned a trip back to the Class 4 state tournament. “Reaching the Final Four is something special,” Lafayette coach Zach Young said. “Each year is different, but the same goal each year is to be playing your best volleyball at the end of the season to give yourself a chance.” The semifinal round of ...

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Westminster wins boys cross country district race, heads to Class 3 state meet again

Trying to keep the Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats out of the state cross country meet would be like trying to sneak sunrise past a rooster. Westminster has been to the Class 3 state meet every year as a team since 2014. The Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats won the Class 3 District 3 meet at Linn. The Wildcats now head to the state meet to complete as a team. “Westminster boys cross country has had some very competitive teams the past few years,” coach Nile Heefner said. “We’re determined to keep that competitive tradition going. It would be a great accomplishment ...

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