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Francis Howell Central girls cagers make mark with strong playoff run

Last Saturday was a bittersweet experience for the Francis Howell Central girls basketball team but for the Spartans, their run in the Class 5 playoffs definitely reenergized the student body and the program. The Spartans were eliminated from the playoffs by Kirkwood 52-39 in the quarterfinals at Hyland Arena on the Lindenwood University campus, but the 22-7 season was one ...

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Ramey, Gordon propel Webster Groves over Fort Zumwalt South for return trip to state

  The Fort Zumwalt South Bulldogs had plenty of youth, energy, and desire when they faced defending champion Webster Groves on Saturday. Unfortunately, that was not nearly enough as the Statesmen, led by super recruits Courtney Ramey and Carte’Are Gordon. The super tandem played above the rim all night, driving Webster Groves to a 78-45 Class 5 quarterfinal win over ...

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Francis Howell falls to Hazelwood Central in triple overtime

    It was billed as a decided underdog in Francis Howell going against perennial power Hazelwood Central. After 44 crazy, gut-wrenching minutes of basketball, it will likely be remembered as a classic. Francis Howell junior guard Daylan Dalton’s last-gasp three-pointer clanged the rim at the buzzer, and Hazelwood Central held off a gritty Vikings club for an 85-82 win ...

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Sports Briefs

Ambrose selected to represent Team USA in World Games in Austria This summer will be an exciting and busy time for youth basketball player Katie Ambrose. She was recently selected to play on the U-14 Team USA squad at the World Games in Klagenfurt, Austria on June 23. Ambrose, a 13-year old point guard, is a St. Charles County resident and ...

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Most teams dance together after winning a state championship – but for the Golden Girls of Francis Howell High School, dancing together as a team is what clinched the title for them.

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Hollander helps Eagles soar

Eight years after leaving St. Charles West and after spending seven years at Lindenwood University as an assistant basketball coach, Hall of Fame coach Terry Hollander has returned to his coaching roots and loves every bit of it.

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Dalton’s clutch three-ball propels Francis Howell past Fort Zumwalt West

Saddled with foul trouble and missing shots for the first half and more against Fort Zumwalt West, Francis Howell sophomore point guard was told by his coaches to keep on shooting and eventually his luck would change. In the final three minutes, their advice paid off. Dalton drilled a three-ball from the right perimeter that gave the Vikings a 37-36 ...

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