Whitfield, De Smet face tough tests in Public-Private Showcase for high school boys basketball

The fifth annual Public-Private Showcase again features three great high school boys basketball matchups with each team boasting some impressive Division I level talent. The event tips off at 3 p.m. Saturday (Dec.) 12 at Duchesne, which is hosting first the first time. De Smet will play Columbia Rock Bridge. At 4:30 p.m., Whitfield will battle Hazelwood Central. The last game has a 6 p.m. start and it pits Duchesne against Father Tolton from Columbia. “It is certainly three games filled with well coached, high quality teams,” Whitfield coach Mike Potsou said. “Each roster has players who will be playing ...

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Bell ringers, carolers bring the sounds of giving to West County

Holiday sales and decorations appear earlier and earlier each year, but for Ted Herman, service ministry team leader at Community Christian Church in Manchester, it’s the arrival of the familiar Salvation Army red kettle and the sound of a bell that marks the true beginning of the Christmas season.

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Raising money for BackStoppers

With 45 pounds of gear in tow, firefighter and paramedic Floyd Blake made his way into Jon Boedges’ classroom at Eureka High with a huge smile on his face.

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2015 high school boys cross country all-conference teams

Here are the local athletes who made the all-conference teams in high school boys cross country. Suburban West Conference First team Austin Hindman, jr., Lafayette Alec Haines, sr., Lafayette Devin Meyrer, sr., Lafayette Dylan Quisenberry, sr., Lafayette Nicholas Matteucci, sr., Parkway South Zachary Balleau, sr., Eureka Second team Thomas Laarman, jr., Lafayette Nick Warmann, so., Marquette Ryan Bode, jr., Parkway South Thomas Penney, jr., Marquette Stephen Naylor, sr., Marquette Ryan Hart, sr., Marquette Suburban Central Conference First team Charles McIntyre, jr., Parkway Central Andrew Lofgren, so., Parkway West Kyle Andersen, so., Parkway West Matyas Csiki-Fejer, , so., Parkway West Blake ...

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2015 high school girls all-conference cross country teams

Here are the local athletes who made the all-conference teams in high school girls cross country. Suburban West Conference First team Anna West, sr., Lafayette Sarah Nicholson, sr., Lafayette Hannah Pierson, sr., Marquette Grace Breiten, sr., Lafayette Caitlin Klopfer, sr., Parkway South Mollie Rogan, so., Lafayette Second team Danielle Mohrmann, sr., Marquette Julia Romero, sr., Lafayette Adyson Delaney, so., Eureka Suburban Central Conference First team Rachel Osborne, sr., Parkway West Lizzie Dejoie, jr., Parkway Central Sarah Madsen, sr., Parkway Central Claire Huang, jr., Parkway Central Margaret Morse, jr., Parkway West Emily Dickson, so., Parkway West Natalie Butler, fr., Parkway West ...

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MacInnis, Tkachuk selected to preliminary hockey roster for 2016 U.S. National Junior Team

Sons of two former St. Louis Blues have made the initial 29-man list competing for spots on Team USA’s roster for the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships. USA Hockey unveiled the 29 players selected to the preliminary roster for the 2016 U.S. National Junior Team. The players include forwards Ryan MacInnis and Matthew Tkachuk along with St. Louis Blues goaltending prospect Luke Opilka on the list. MacInnis is the son of Hall of Fame defenseman Al MacInnis. Tkachuk is the son of former NHL forward Keith Tkachuk. MacInnis, 19, plays for Kitchener Rangers of the Ontario Hockey League and has ...

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