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[Editor’s note: One of the challenges of being the editor of a community newspaper is having enough space in print to share all the great stories we come across every day. Last May one of West County’s remarkable students achieved tremendous success at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Although it’s been a while since this article was written, West Newsmagazine ...

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Business Profiles: St. Louis Community College names director of public information

PEOPLE In the July 9 issue of West Newsmagazine, new Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties agents Dawn Munaco, Kelly Shaw, Gary Tegler and Bryan Vancil were incorrectly listed as having joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate. BHHS Select Properties, formerly Prudential Select Properties, operates 11 offices in St. Louis and St. Charles and throughout St. Louis, Jefferson and Lincoln ...

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Road to the Stanley Cup

Paul Stastny will do more than help the St. Louis Blues after signing a free-agent contract. For thousands of youngsters playing here, he will serve as a symbol that you can reach the NHL from St. Louis.

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Golfer scores once-in-a-lifetime event 15 times in 8-year span

Most golfers probably consider a hole-in-one a once-in-a-lifetime event. That’s if they are fortunate enough ever to get one. Chesterfield resident Mary Kordsmeier has recorded 15 aces since her first golfing experience 62 years ago, with all of them coming much closer to the end of her playing days than at the beginning.

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Health Capsules: TLC at Mercy

TLC at Mercy A group of young adults recently orchestrated a Red Carpet Party with performances, bingo and dancing for the residents of Mercy Skilled Nursing in Creve Coeur. Through Teens Learning in the Community (TLC), an innovative summer volunteer program for teens interested in a career in health care, high school and college students learn to work as a ...

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Girls soccer

The North squad scored a 1-0 victory in the 30th annual Missouri Athletic Club Girls Senior All-Star Game at the St. Louis Soccer Park. The squad’s MVP was Brigitte Reilly, of Duchesne. Reilly, who will play at Missouri State, scored the lone goal with just under 28 minutes to play. The South squad’s MVP was St. Joseph’s Academy midfielder Alli ...

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Tatum ranked No. 1 junior player in nation

Chaminade standout Jayson Tatum has been ranked as the No. 1 junior player in the nation. Scout.com released its recent national player rankings and moved the 6-foot-8 Tatum from the No. 2 slot to No. 1. Tatum has his pick of colleges as he has scholarship offers from all the top schools. Chaminade’s 6-foot-7, 240-pound power forward Tyler Cook is ...

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Local soccer

In the 30th Missouri Athletic Club Senior Boys All-Star Game played recently at the St. Louis Soccer Park, the North squad won a 6-4 victory over the South. Francis Howell North graduate Keegan Fouch was named the MVP for the North squad. North owns a 20-7-4 advantage in the series. The dominant North has won 11 of the last 13 ...

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Rockwood Thunder Volleyball Club sends 11 teams to national championships

The Rockwood Thunder Volleyball Club sent 11 teams to the recent Junior National Championship in Minneapolis and returned with outstanding results. Team U16 Mizuno won the championship in the National division, finishing the tournament with an impressive match record of 10-1. “The first day of tryouts, I knew we were going to be good,” said Team U16 Mizuno player Taryn ...

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St. Louis Rowing Club attends national championship in California

The St. Louis Rowing Club sent three boats to the recent U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships at Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, California. All three of the boats made B Finals. The girls 4+ finished first and wound up seventh in the country. Competing on the team were Paige Hibbard, of Ladue High; Charlotte Cordova, of St. Joseph’s Academy; Lauren ...

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