Marquette girls golf team’s sectional victory sends Mustangs back to state tournament

After a second-place finish in the district tournament, the Marquette Mustangs were determined to earn a state golf tournament berth with a good effort in the sectional. The Mustangs did just that. Marquette won the Class 2 Sectional 1 event at Forest Hills Country Club. Marquette shot a team score of 344 to best St. Joseph’s Academy’s 349. Both teams qualified for the state tournament along with the top 12 individuals who were not on those teams. The two-day state tourney begins Monday (Oct. 11) at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield. Coach Eric Schweain, in is first year coaching the ...

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Parkway North heads into Homecoming game behind a big-play defense

Senior Devin Griffin heads into Senior Day for the Parkway North Vikings with plenty of momentum. Griffin and his teammates host the Ritenour Huskies (3-3) in a Suburban XII Conference South Division game at 1 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 10). Besides it being Senior Day, it’s also Homecoming at Parkway North (5-2). Both teams are 2-2 in conference action this season. In last week’s big 34-7 conference win over Webster Groves, Griffin experienced one of the biggest plays of his career. In a heads-up play, Griffin picked off a pass at the goal line. He then scampered 100 yards for a ...

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Health Capsules

The recently released 2014 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) self-reported obesity maps illustrate a less than healthy picture, especially for the Midwest, which at 30.7 percent had the highest prevalence of obesity in the nation.

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Wildwood amends anti-harassment code

Wildwood’s City Council, on Sept. 28, gave final approval by a vote of 12 to 1 to legislation to amend the city’s anti-harassment code to also include bicyclists, runners, pedestrians, equestrians and those with disabilities using city trails and public roads.

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