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Marquette again wins Suburban West Conference

The Marquette Mustangs won their second consecutive Suburban West Conference swim meet and set a record doing it. The event was held at Lindbergh. The Mustangs finished first with 539 points. That set a school record for points scored in the conference meet. Eureka was second with 390 points. Lafayette placed third with 359 and Parkway South came in fifth ...

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Westminster bounced out by St. Charles West

For just over a half of play, the Westminster Christian football Wildcats appeared poised to take down the physical and talented St. Charles West Warriors. But an interception return for a touchdown by St. Charles West linebacker Blake Rugraff, turned a 28-21 deficit into a 35-21 hole and the Wildcats could not recover as St. Charles West rolled to a ...

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Howell Central wins Class 4 third place game, Zumwalt South ties Smith-Cotton

A day after losing a 2-1 heartbreaker to Lee’s Summit in the Class 4 semifinals at Blue Springs South in Suburban Kansas City, the Francis Howell Central soccer team made sure their first trip to state would not be fruitless. The Spartans bounced back well in the third place game against Rockhurst on Saturday morning, using a pair of second ...

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Powerful CBC crushes Kirkwood for trip to Class 6 title game

It was a look of satisfaction on CBC running back Calen Taylor's face that said it all. Taylor and his CBC teammates punched their ticket to the Class 6 championship game on Friday night at CBC with a 55-10 thrashing of a very talented Kirkwood Pioneers squad, marked by a dominating performance in all areas of the game.

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Chaminade will play Rockhurst in Class 4 high school boys soccer semifinal

The Chaminade Red Devils meet an familiar opponent in the Class 4 high school boys soccer semifinal game. The Red Devils (24-2-1) will play the Rockhurst Hawklets at 4 p.m. Friday (Nov. 14) at Blue Springs South High School. The Hawklets (21-6) are the defending Class 3 state champions. Rockhurst defeated Timberland last fall. This year, Missouri divided soccer into ...

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Area athletes sign national letters of intent to play in college

Two of the area’s top athletes — distance runner Hannah Long, of Eureka, and basketball player Napheesa Collier, of Incarnate Word Academy — have signed their letters of intent Wednesday (Nov. 12). Long will run at Stanford. Long just won her third consecutive state cross country championship. She has also won state in several events in track and field. Collier ...

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Orf’s super effort in goal leads Zumwalt South into Class 3 semifinals

For the past four years, Fort Zumwalt South has been blessed by one of the top goalkeepers in the area between the pipes, and on Saturday senior keeper Drew Orf came up big in the biggest game to date of  the postseason for the Bulldogs. An early first half goal by Bryce Johnson got Zumwalt South the lead and Orf, ...

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Defense, ball control push Howell Central to state berth

  Francis Howell Central used a splendid combination of staunch defense and ball control offense to produce a pair of first half goals. The Spartans made that scoring stand up as they defeated Marquette 2-1 Saturday (Nov. 8) in a Class 4 quarterfinal at Francis Howell Central. Howell Central (22-4-1) advances to play Lee’s Summit in the semifinal round on ...

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