Area swimmers, divers who have qualified fors girls state meet

The time to try and unseat Springfield Glendale at the annual high school girls swimming and diving championships begins its two-day run Friday (Feb. 20) at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. The Falcons have won state the past two years and finished second three years ago. The swimming preliminary competition begins and the check-in of divers also begins at 3 p.m. On Saturday, the diving competition beings at 9 a.m. The swimming finals competition begins at 3 p.m. Admission to each of three sessions costs $7. Each athlete can compete in two events and two relays if they have qualified for ...

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Thomas Sowell – Damaging Admissions

Thomas Sowell

Opponents of charter schools have claimed that these schools are "cherry-picking" the students they admit, and that this explains why many charter schools get better educational results with less money than public schools do.

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Fresh off district championship, Whitfield looks to make noise at state wrestling tournament

Whitfield freshman Mike McAteer will put his undefeated record on the line and his Warrior teammates will be competing as well in the three-day state wrestling championships. The annual event begins at 10 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 19) at the Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. The championship finals for all classes begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. At the state championships, trophies will be awarded to the top four teams in each of the four classes. Medals will be awarded to the six place finishers in each weight class. Tickets for the state meet will be sold at $8.00 ...

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Lafayette matmen look to do well in state wrestling tournament

Lafayette senior Alec Reid, a four-time qualifier, leads a crew of nine Lancers to compete in state wrestling tournament. The three-day state championships begin at 10 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 19) at the Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. The championship finals for all classes begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. At the state championships, trophies will be awarded to the top four teams in each of the four classes. Medals will be awarded to the six place finishers in each weight class. Tickets for the state meet will be sold at $8.00 per session for all sessions on Thursday, ...

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Rockwood to vote on changes to purchasing policy

Rockwood School District’s Board of Education is set to vote tomorrow night (Feb. 19) on final approval of a change in its policy regarding purchasing by and/or solicitation of school staff, to provide more clarification and prevent any conflicts of interest by employees or their families.

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Area wrestlers who will be competing at state tournament

The three-day state high school wrestling championships begin at 10 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 19) at the Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. The championship finals for all classes begin at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. At the state championships, trophies will be awarded to the top four teams in each of the four classes. Medals will be awarded to the six place finishers in each weight class. Tickets for the state meet will be sold at $8.00 per session for all sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Here is a look at the local wrestlers who have qualified for the ...

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