Business

Owner Pat Rawie (left), General Manager Rick Lehman and their team at MasterTech Auto Service recently celebrated 20 years of serving the West County area. MasterTech opened on March 17, 1995, and still occupies its original location at 16109 Manchester Road in the Auto Plus Auto Mall in Ellisville.

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2015 high school girls soccer preview

St. Joseph’s Academy captured the Class 3 state championship last year but will be in Class 4 this spring as Missouri now has four classifications in high school girls soccer. No matter the class, the Angels figure to competitive again. St. Joseph’s Academy will be solid with eight starters back from the 23-1 team that won it all last season with a 3-2 win in double overtime against St. Teresa’s Academy of Kansas City. Coach Maureen McVey enters her 23rd year at St. Joseph’s Academy and she has six athletes who will move on to play at Division I schools. ...

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2015 high school boys lacrosse preview

MICDS is the defending Division I state champions in high school boys lacrosse and the Rams should be strong again this spring as they begin their quest to repeat. The Rams scored an 11-10 victory in the title game last year over the defending champion CBC Cadets. Senior Will Cella scored the game-winning goal and he is one of seven returning starters this season for the Rams, who have four players already committed to big-time lacrosse universities. CBC, which finished 20-3 last year, has nine starters back for coach Ed Condon’s 23rd year at the Cadets’ helm. The Cadets also ...

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2015 high school girls lacrosse preview

The high school girls lacrosse season is under way and teams all have the same goal — go deep in the postseason and try to become the state champion. Lafayette reached the Elite Eight last year before falling in double overtime. Coach Carrie Guenzler-Heaney is starting her fourth season with the Lancers and she has five starters back this spring. St. Joseph’s Academy coach Jen Bisch, who is beginning her 15th year leading the Angels, has four starters back from last year’s 16-6 season. Westminster Christian Academy also reached the Elite Eight last season. The Wildcats lost 12 girls to ...

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Westminster Robotics teams up with Ranken Jordan

The Westminster Christian Academy robotics team recently partnered with Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Rehabilitation Hospital in Maryland Heights to assist in the development of modified ride-on cars to help the young patients progress in their developmental motor, socialization and cognitive skills.

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Allsman drives Francis Howell Central past Parkway North

Francis Howell North’s Garrett Allsman had an absolutely perfect day on Wednesday. The Howell Central senior third baseman smacked four hits in four trips to the plate with an RBI and scored twice to propel the Spartans to a 6-4 victory at Parkway North in a Parkway Round Robin Tournament game. It was Allsman who got things going for Howell Central (2-0) as he doubled off Parkway North starter Joey Reeves and later scored. Allsman also was a force on the base paths as he stole four bases. In the bottom of the second, North (1-1) pushed ahead 2-1 off ...

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Thomas Sowell – Western advocates of ‘nation-building’ should master recently deceased statesman’s legacy of lessons

Thomas Sowell

It is not often that the leader of a small city-state — in this case, Singapore — gets an international reputation. But no one deserved it more than Lee Kuan Yew, the founder of Singapore as an independent country in 1959, and its prime minister from 1959 to 1990. With his death, he leaves behind a legacy valuable not only to Singapore but to the world.

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