Parkway Central Invitational Classic features area’s top boys volleyball teams

 The Parkway Central Invitational Classic features 16 teams and Colts coach Tom Schaefer it’s anyone’s best guess who can win it. “We have a lot of strong teams in the tourney,” Schaefer said. “SLUH, De Smet, Lindbergh, Lafayette and Marquette to name a few. SLUH, De Smet, Lafayette and Lindbergh I think are the favorites, but there are other teams that may challenge and surprise them. “St. Louis University High is the defending champion. The Junior Billikens defeated Lafayette in the finals last year.The annual two-day event begins Friday (April 17). There is one new team in the tournament. Actually, ...

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Incarnate Word’s Collier to play in Jordan Brand Classic in New York

Incarnate Word Academy senior Napheesa Collier will take part Friday (April 17) in the Jordan Brand Classic’s first ever All-American girls all-star game. The game will be played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. It is part of a quadruple-header event. Joining Collier on the East team will be: Kristine Anigwe (Phoenix, AZ/California), Kalani Brown (Slidell, LA/Baylor), Asia Durr (Atlanta, GA/Louisville), Brianna Fraser (Brooklyn, NY/Maryland), Ashley Hearn (Sachse, TX/UCLA), Lashann Higgs (Round Rock, TX/Texas), Brianna Jones (N. Babylon, NY/Louisville), Marina Mabrey (Manasquan, NJ/Notre Dame), Teniya Page (Chicago Heights, IL/Penn State), Ali Patberg (Columbus, IN/Notre Dame), and Stephanie Watts (Matthews, ...

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Incarnate Word’s Collier is Gatorade’s Missouri girls basketball Player of the Year

Incarnate Word Academy senior Napheesa Collier has been named the 2014-15 Gatorade Missouri Girls Basketball Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. Collier is the fourth GatoradeMissouri Girls Basketball Player of the Year to be chosen from Incarnate Word Academy. Two-time winner Collier joins recent Gatorade Missouri Girls Basketball Players of the Year Sophie Cunningham (2013-14, Rock Bridge), Maddie Stock (2011-12, St. Joseph’s Academy), Shelby Winkelmann (2010-11, Hermann), Jazmin Hitchens (2009-10, Incarnate Word Academy), Katherine Harry (2008-09, Rock Bridge), Kathleen Scheer (2007-08, New Haven), and Tyra White (2006–07, Hickman Mills) among the state’s list of former award winners. ...

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Thomas Sowell – The New Inquisition

Thomas Sowell

How long will this country remain free? Probably only as long as the American people value their freedom enough to defend it. But how many people today can stop looking at their electronic devices long enough to even think about such things?

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De Smet Jesuit’s late eruption puts away Vianney

In a game that looked like it may head for extra innings, the De Smet Jesuit Spartans made sure their bats were working late when it counted. Holding a slim 1-0, the Spartans came to bat in the bottom of the sixth, and thanks to hits from Michael Berra, Pete Klug, and Nick Chiapel, the Spartans exploded for seven runs in the sixth and rolled to an 8-0  Metro Catholic Conference win Tuesday afternoon at De Smet Jesuit. De Smet Jesuit (9-5, 2-0) had the bats cracking with nine hits on the day. “That’s kind oif what we do,” De ...

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Westminster Christian Academy announces upgrade project for facilities

Westminster Christian Academy will be improving his already top-notch athletic facilities. The school has announced the launch of its Athletic Program Upgrade Project. This initiative would result in the installation of stadium lighting on the school’s football field, a new stadium public address system, and the construction of a pavilion on the tennis courts. | Here is what’s happening: • The lighting system will consist of four poles, measuring 80 feet above the field surface. • The new P.A. system has been specifically designed to offer superior performance in comparison to the school’s current portable, modular unit. • The tennis ...

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Parkway South hammers Holt to complete doubleheader sweep

    The Parkway South Patriots could not have asked for a much better day of baseball at home. After defeating Parkway rival Parkway West in a 10 a.m. morning game, the host Patriots made the day twice as nice by jumping on Holt for eight runs in the first two innings of their Saturday afternoon contest. Bolstered by the big early lead, South righthander Chase Omlid kept the Indians bats quiet and South rolled to an 8-0 victory over Holt in the second game of the day for the two teams. “It’s early and it was good to see ...

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