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Trinity upends unbeaten Lutheran St. Charles

Lutheran St. Charles football has enjoyed a resurgence under new head coach Arlen Harris as the Cougars have started the season with a blazing 3-0 run. Unfortunately, Lady Luck was not on the side of the Cougars on Friday night, as Archdiocesan Athletic Conferenc rival,Trinity came to the St. Peters school and knocked off Lutheran 33-27. Trinity grabbed the early lead thanks to 2-yard touchdown pass from Isaiah Williams to Marcus Washington making it 7-0 with nine minutes left in the first quarter. Lutheran St. Charles (3-1) responded with a 69-yard touchdown run from Bryce French to tie it 7-7 with 7:14 ...

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Late rally pushes Rascals past Florence for wild card win

The River City Rascals are still playing baseball in September thanks to some well-timed late inning magic on Tuesday night. Down three runs with two out in the eighth, the Rascals scratched out four unearned runs to come back and pull out a thrilling 6-5 wild-card playoff win at T.R. Hughes Ballpark. River City (57-40) will open the Frontier League Western Division playoff best of five series against the Southern Illinois Miners on Thursday at 6:35 p.m. at T.R. Hughes Ballpark. Games two and three will be played Saturday and Sunday at Rent One Park in Marion, Il. Florence, which ...

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Fort Zumwalt South stays unbeaten, edges out Howell North

Three weeks are in the books for the Fort Zumwalt South football team and the Bulldogs have yet to lose. Zumwalt South ran its perfect start to the 2015 season to 3-0 on Friday night thanks to an exciting come-from-behind 22-21 victory at Francis Howell North on Friday night. Drake Whaley gave the Bulldogs the early lead as he scored on 15-yard run to make it 6-0 with 7:35 left in the first quarter. The point after kick failed. Just 13 seconds later, Howell North responded big time as Donnell Hawkins broke loose and dashed 65 yards for a touchdown ...

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Rascals hammer Traverse City, secure home wild card game

A wild card playoff spot was already assured for the River City Rascals heading into this final weekend of the 2015 season. But the Rascals wanted to make sure they at least started the playoffs with a home game. Mission accomplished in emphatic fashion. River City put on a surreal power display that featured five home runs as the Rascals hammered the Traverse City Beach Bums 13-1 in the regular season home finale Thursday night at T. R. Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon, Mo. In the second inning, River City (53-40) broke on top with a pair of runs off RBI-singles ...

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Fort Zumwalt North outlasts Fort Zumwalt West in clash of big plays

In a game that was punctuated by fumbles, turnovers, and big plays, the Fort Zumwalt North Panthers found enough big plays to overcome a tough and talented Fort Zumwalt West squad. The opportunistic Panthers struck for three touchdowns in the third quarter to break open a 16-7 game en route to a 36-14 victory Friday night at Fort Zumwalt North. Zumwalt North (2-0) got their offense going early as quarterback cade Brister scored on a 68-yard run just 17 seconds into the game at 11:43 of the first quarter. The swift and elusive Brister followed up his first TD with ...

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Lindenwood looks to bounce back strong after taking lumps in 2014

  Youth, a mass of injuries, and losses made the the 2014 football season one to quickly forget for the Lindenwood University Lions. As the 2015 season prepares to kick off in just over a week, the Lions have their sights firmly set on making a 2-9 season of a year ago a faint memory in the rear view mirror. “The last two years we’ve been hit pretty heavily with the injury bug, especially in the early part of the season,” Lindenwood coach Patrick Ross said. “I think one of the things that is going to make us better this ...

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Fort Zumwalt West runs past Holt in new coach Place’s debut

The first quarter of Holt’s football opener was a smashing success for new coach Ethan Place. After a quarter of play, the Indians held a 13-0 lead and looked primed to knock off Gateway South power Fort Zumwalt West. In the second quarter, Zumwalt West stars Jake Strauss, Ethan Staskiewicz, and Marquis Majors found their rhythm and Holt found itself on the wrong end of the scoreboard as Zumwalt West exploded for three second quarter touchdowns on the way to a 55-13 win at Fort Zumwalt West Friday night. Strauss, the Zumwalt West quarterback, scored on touchdown runs of 18, ...

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Holt softball primed for return trip to state tournament

Like many prep softball clubs, the Wentzville Holt High School Indians spent their summer practicing and playing ball with select clubs such as the Missouri Fury. which Sarah Adams and Meredith Adam spent their summer months playing for. Now that summer has ended and the Indians players have been back at fall practice the past 16 days, the players have had to adjust their playing roles as Meredith Adam’s father, Holt coach Joel Adam noted. “These girls are all in really good shape as they are coming off playing for their various club teams this summer,” Adam said. “They are well ahead ...

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Lindenwood wrestler finds inspiration in China

Justin Broadbooks seized the opportunity to go to Fujian, China to improve his weightlifting skills. The experience left him humbled by athletes who take pride in their country and go above and beyond the call to bring greatness to it.

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