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Overlooked Francis Howell North ends historic run with win over Fox to claim Wickenheiser Cup Title

  There was little fanfare or buzz about the Francis Howell North hockey club for most of the 2014-15 season. The Knights entered the playoffs as a lowly 12 seed after an up and down regular season that went 9-8-4 and were not expected to contend for the Wickenheiser Cup Championship. After battling past Lutheran South and Timberland in the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the playoffs, Howell North completed their season on the edge with a 3-1 win over Fox in the Wickenheiser Cup Championship game at Scottrade Center Tuesday (Mar. 3). The championship was the first ever for ...

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Teson’s record-setting bucket drives St. Charles past Fort Zumwalt South in double overtime

  Casey Teson ended up with a doubly special night at Fort Zumwalt South and for the host Bulldogs it was a brutally painful finish to an amazing evening of basketball. Teson, the Pirates senior go-to guard plucked a steal near midcourt, and scored off the drive with just 5.6 seconds left to lift St. Charles to a shocking 99-97 upset in double overtime Tuesday night at Fort Zumwalt South Brad Hill Memorial Gymnasium. In a cross division clash of the Gateway Athletic Conference North and Central Division winners, it was the Pirates that ended up having just enough after ...

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Red-hot Francis Howell starts fast, blazes to 11th straight victory

    Francis Howell swingman Sam Hefner and his Viking teammates were grumpy and embarrassed after suffering a 17-point loss at the hands of Duchesne in the MICDS Holiday Tournament back on Dec. 23. That setback forced the Vikings to take a good hard look at themselves in the mirror and do some soul-searching during a players meeting where opinions were not sugar-coated. “We had a tough loss and we knew we were better that what we played, so we recommitted as a team to go out and practice, play hard, go all-out and give everything we have,” said Hefner. ...

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Rascals to host Pete Rose Appearance Night

The River City Rascals will be hosting Pete Rose Appearance Night at TR Hughes Ballpark on Friday, July 10, 2015. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. against the Gateway Grizzlies with gates opening at 5:35 p.m. The Rascals will be commemorating the appearances with Pete Rose bobbleheads. Rose will be throwing out the ceremonial first pitch and will address the crowd before the game. During the game, the hit king will be serving as a Rascals base coach and interacting with fans. Rose will be wearing Rascals jerseys which will be auctioned off during the game. Rose is known ...

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St. Peters figure skater qualifies for U.S Figure Skating Association championships

Qualifying for the U.S Figure Skating Association championships was always a major goal for Angelina Huang, but one she figured would come much later in her figure skating career. That was until hard work and opportunity met in perfect convergence right before Thanksgiving when Huang, a 12-year-old individual figure skater with a tireless work ethic, competed and won the Gold Medal in the Juvenile Ladies Division of the 2015 Midwest Sectional meet in Geneva, Illinois. For Huang, it was a moment of both shock and overwhelming joy. After competing against the top skaters from 22 different states, her sacrifice propelled ...

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