Incarnate Word senior named to U.S. Youth Olympic Basketball team

Incarnate Word Academy senior Napheesa Collier will be going to China next month. Collier, who committed to the University of Connecticut earlier this spring, has been named to the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team. The team will take part in the 3×3 basketball competition in the second annual Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. The games, featuring 15 ...

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Hi-NRG Gymnastix Acrobatic team qualifies for 2014 Gymnastics Championships

The Hi-NRG Gymnastix Acrobatic team has qualified for the 2014 USA Acrobatic Gymnastics Championships in Louisville, Kentucky. Although Hi-NRG, located in Chesterfield, is only in their second year of competition, coach Tony Palmasanohas developed a strong competitive team with gymnasts ranging in age from 6 to 22. They all have qualified for and are headed to the U.S. National Championships. ...

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How do you spell S-U-C-C-E-S-S

[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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