Body found in Bluebird Park

According to a press statement released by the Ellisville Police Department, a decomposed body was found hanging from a tree in a wooded area in Bluebird Park on Sunday, Dec. 14, at about 3:20 p.m.

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Big second period pushes Marquette skaters past Francis Howell

It took Zachary Schade and his Marquette teammates about a period to figure out Francis Howell goalie Nicholas Farber. Once they did, it was a fun night for the Mustangs. Schade scored a goal late in the first period. Marquette followed that up with a five-goal second period outburst and rolled to an easy 7-3 win Friday (Dec. 12) at Hardees Ice Plex in Chesterfield. “Their goalies was pretty good and making pretty good saves, so it was tough to get anything early,” Schade said. “Once we got the first one, it felt good and we kept putting shot against ...

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College women’s basketball

Saint Louis University sophomore and St. Joseph’s Academy graduate Erin Nelson is a third-team pick for the Atlantic 10 All-Conference team. The Ballwin native was selected to the Atlantic 10 Conference women’s basketball All-Rookie team by a vote of the league’s head coaches in the 2013-2014 season. A 5-10 forward who led the Billikens in scoring last year, Nelson also was a two-time A-10 Rookie of the Week, averaging 14 points a game. At St. Joseph’s, Nelson collected four varsity letters and was a McDonald’s All-America nominee as well as a first-team All-State and first-team All-Conference player as a senior.

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Parkway South matmen compete well in their own Patriot Classic

The 14th Parkway South Patriot Classic featured a quality field and opened the season for 12 teams. It also produced several outstanding matches as well. The host Patriots finished sixth with 238 points. Parkway South also had one champion in Michael Aldrich at 182 pounds. Coach Jim Lake said the tournament is good way to see what his team is capable of doing this early in the campaign. “We just to compete and wrestle to win everytime we stepped on the mat,” Lake said. “The tournament is loaded with stiff competition, so it’s a great measuring stick on how well ...

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