Beal does not make roster of U.S. men’s national basketball team

Chaminade graduate Bradley Beal did not make the roster for the U.S. men’s national basketball team. The Americans have 16 players left in their roster pool after cutting three players Tuesday (Aug. 5). In addition to Beal, who plays for Washington, the other two cut were Washington’s John Wall and Bradley Beal, and Atlanta’s Paul Millsap. The remaining players will ...

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Gabbert adjusting to new role with the San Francisco 49ers

Parkway West graduate Blaine Gabbert has had plenty of time to familiarize himself with the San Francisco 49ers’ playbook. The latest addition to the quarterback group comes with solid credentials, though without much NFL success despite starting 27 games for the Jacksonville Jaguars the past three years. “The biggest thing is a lot of talent on the offensive side of ...

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Artists called to paint St. Charles County Parks

Attention all Missouri and Illinois artists: the St. Charles County Parks Department and the Foundry Art Centre invite you to participate in the Paint Your County Parks competition. The art contest is free to enter with a deadline of Oct. 31. The goal of the competition is to expose the area’s vibrant arts community and highlight the beauty and benefits ...

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St. Luke’s Hospital seeks nominations for Healthy Woman Award

It’s no secret that women have a direct impact on the health of their families and our community. The St. Luke’s Hospital Healthy Woman Award strives to recognize and celebrate women who not only take steps to improve their own health, but also inspire better health in our community. Whether she motivates others through her own actions, empowers others to ...

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West County election recap

The Aug. 5 elections have concluded. Amendment No. 7, the three-quarters-cent sales tax meant for Missouri roadway and other transportation improvements, was voted against by 59 percent of Missouri voters. Amendment No. 8, which would have created a Veterans lottery ticket, failed to pass as well. In St. Louis County, 58 percent of residents voted against Amendment No. 5, however ...

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Chesterfield Day School reports impressive testing results

This year the median Chesterfield Day School student in third through sixth grades outperformed the grade equivalent median student at independent schools nationwide in all 28 subtests as reported by the Educational Records Bureau (ERB) Comprehensive Testing Program (CTP-4) student assessments. Jeff Horwitz, director of Academics and Student Development at Chesterfield Day, said that for the last five years the ...

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High school rowing

The St. Louis Rowing Club recently competed in the 34th annual Chicago Sprints Regatta, one of the largest competitive regattas in the region. The club, which trains at Creve Coeur Lake, performed well in the competition. The Women’s Junior 8 – with members Paige Hibbard (Ladue), Sarah Suddarth (Cor Jesu), Lauren Vanek (Westminster), Lindsey Hibbard (Ladue), Sarah Burnham (Parkway West), ...

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Officials focus on preservation for Old Melrose School

Wildwood’s Historic Preservation Commission members are hoping to educate the current owners of the historic Old Melrose School – now being used as a home – on the significance of the structure and its place in the city’s history. “The city already has restored and preserved the old Glencoe and Pond school houses, and they’re not as old as the ...

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Glotta, Steinberg, Barnes receive basketball offers

  The month of July was a busy and productive one for several West County and St. Charles County area prep basketball players. Several area players performed quite well during the July evaluation period and as a result gained new offers from different schools around the country. Zach Glotta from Fort Zumwalt North has been polishing his skills with the ...

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