Eastbound access between Route 141 and Woods Mill Road to close Sept. 9

The Missouri Department of Transportation will close eastbound access between Route 141 and Woods Mill Road and  Brooking Park Drive in Chesterfield on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The right turn lane from southbound Route 141 to Brooking Park Drive will also be closed. All drivers, especially those in large vehicles, should avoid making the right turn and continue to Conway to get to Woods Mill Road. Drivers will not be able to turn onto Route 141 from Brooking Park Drive. Right . The roadway will reopen by Nov. 1. Westbound access from St. Luke’s Hospital Drive to Route 141 and across ...

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‘Illumination’ celebrates 100 years of St. Charles Parks and Recreation

The word ‘centennial’ can be used in relation to a 100-year anniversary, or signal the end of a 100-year period. For the St. Charles Parks and Recreation Department, both of these definitions apply; however, the first century is just the beginning. To celebrate the department’s 100-year birthday, the city is hosting Illumination, a three day festival (Sept. 12-14) in Frontier Park with concerts, carnival rides, 100-second games, a Model T car show and more; plus bonus concerts, food trucks and fireworks on Monday, Sept. 15. The theme of illumination will be pervasive throughout the event, both literally lighting up the ...

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Moten runs wild as John Burroughs dispatches Priory 38-27

  When John Burroughs running back John Moten is doing his thing between the hashmarks, it can be a very long and frustrating day for an opposing defense. Add Priory’s defense to the long list of opponents frustrated by Moten’s running skills. Moten led the Burroughs offense with five rushing touchdowns including runs of 67 and 55-yards as the Bombers defeated Metro League Priory 38-27 Saturday afternoon (Sept. 6) at Priory. Priory (1-2)scored via the pass in the first quarter as Andrew Rund hit Ed Griesedieck with a 28-yard touchdown pass for 7-0 Rebels lead with 5:27 left in the first ...

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Rembold OT field goal lifts Parkway Central over Parkway North

  Parkway Central and Parkway North fans had to wait a day for their teams to hit the gridiron against each other but oh the wait was so worth it. The Colts and Vikings battled back and forth for 48 minutes and it took overtime to decide the contest between the two longtime Parkway District rivals. Parkway Central kicker Michael Rembold booted through a 35-yard field goal in the first overtime and the Colts escaped with a 17-14 victory at Parkway North on Saturday afternoon (Sept. 6). Central jumped on top in the first quarter courtesy of a 21-yard touchdown ...

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Rams open 2014 season against Minnesota

Here’s a look at the St. Louis Rams who open the season Sunday (Sept. 7) against Minnesota at the Edward Jones Dome. Last year: 7-9. New faces: WR Kenny Britt; rookies G-T Greg Robinson, DT Aaron Donald, RB Tre Mason, DB Lamarcus Joiner, DB Maurice Alexander, DB E.J. Gaines, DE Michael Sam; defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Key losses: CB Cortland Finnegan, G Chris Williams, QB Kellen Clemens. Strengths: OL, DL, LB, TE. Weaknesses: DB, WR. What’s New: They’re reeling from QB Sam Bradford’s season-ending torn ACL to his left knee _ the same knee that sidelined him the final nine games last ...

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Sports Monster offering fall leagues for adults with Get Out and Play Program

Fall may be the best time of year for sports but just don’t sit around, grab your friends and Get Out And Play this fall with the best adult recreational leagues in the St. Louis area with Sports Monster. The Go-Deep (8 on 8) flag football league will be held at Forest Park starting Sept 13 with Men’s and co-ed league available. Equipment will be provided as well as trained referees. Men’s and women’s basketball leagues have been a big hit and will take place this fall on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights and will take place at the Center ...

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Severe weather postpones Parkway Central at Parkway North

  The national anthem had just been played at Parkway North and just a few minutes later, spectators, players and coaches were asked to evacuate the stadium on Friday night. Lightning and severe weather caused a two-hour delay and ultimately the football game between Parkway Central and Parkway North was postponed. The game has been moved to today with a 11 a.m. kickoff. There will be no gate admission for the game today.    

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Marquette Relays provide teams with first big test of the boys swimming season

The first big swim test of the fall campaign is annual Marquette Relays. Parkway West returns to defend its championship in the strong 12-team field. The event begins at noon Saturday (Sept. 6). Other teams competing in the relays are Parkway Central, Parkway South, Lafayette, Chaminade, Columbia Hickman, Battle, Rock Bridge, St. Louis University High, Fort Zumwalt West, Cape Girardeau Central and the host Mustangs. Marquette coach Joe Schoedel said the field is competitive again. Many of the top-finishing teams in the state meet from last year are competing. “Overall its strong. Parkway Central was fourth at state last year, ...

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District completes capital improvements over summer

While school was out for the summer, Fort Zumwalt district officials were busy getting buildings ready for students this fall. Bill Weber, assistant superintendent for the district, said projects were completed in 10 facilities this summer. West Middle School had a new wooden floor installed in the gym, and security cameras were added. The band room addition and orchestra renovations project also were completed. The interior of North Middle School was painted, new flooring was added and an overlay was installed in the parking lot. “It really made a significant impact on this building,” Weber said. Progress South, South Middle, ...

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Youth hockey

Several local players have made the 22-man USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program for the 2014-15 season. The players, members of the Under-17 and Under-18 squads, will live in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and attend school there. The U-17 squad will play in the United States Hockey League, the top junior league in the United States. It will also compete in three international tournaments, including the 2015 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge. St. Louis area players on the team include forward and Wisconsin recruit Trent Frederic and defenseman and Michigan recruit Luke Martin. The 6-foot-2, 180-pound Frederic scored 15 goals and added ...

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