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Journey to state championship raises Holt to new heights despite loss

Getting blanked without a run in the Class 4 championship game was not exactly what the Holt Indians had planned for Saturday, Oct. 24, at Killian Sports Complex in Springfield. The softball team had its state title hopes washed away thanks to a 5-0 defeat at the hands of the Lee’s Summit Tigers. But for Holt, which finished 26-6, this ...

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Prep hockey season preview

It's time to drop the puck on high school hockey for the 2014-15 season. The season begins Nov. 3 and concludes in February at the Scottrade Center where the Challenge Cup and Wickenhauser Cup championship games will be played.

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Westminster Christian Academy will meet Ladue in a Class 3 soccer sectional match

The Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats are ready for their first high school sectional soccer game since 2009. The Wildcats (12-10) host Ladue at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 4). It will be a rematch between the two teams. Back on Oct. 17, Ladue (19-4-1) defeated the visiting Wildcats 3-1. Coach Dan Legters said his Westminster squad wants to avenge that loss. ...

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Marquette will play Hazelwood West in Class 4 soccer sectional game

The Marquette Mustangs will play in the sectional round of boys soccer for the first time since 2005. The Mustangs (16-7) earned their trip with two victories over tradition soccer powers De Smet and CBC to fin the Class 4 District 5 championship. Marquette will play Hazelwood West (15-7) at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Florissant Civic Center. “We have ...

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High school girls volleyball

Whitfield made their mark in the Class 2 District 6 meet before the Lutheran St. Charles Cougars earned a 25-18, 25-14 win over the Warriors in the championship match. Whitfield stunned defending state champion Hermann 23-25, 25-23, 25-15 in the semifinals. Whitfield finished its season 15-16. Coach Cip Casado said Whitfield had faced Hermann before many times before in sectionals ...

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Elizabeth Leath: Parkway Central’s ‘most productive’ lady golfer ever

It was the final trip to state for Parkway Central’s Elizabeth Leath. The Colts senior made it a memorable one. Leath finished second overall in the Class 2 state championship at Twin Hills Country Club in Joplin. She fired a 76, falling by one shot to state champion Mariah Peters, of Blue Springs, in what turned out to be just ...

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Lafayette graduate meets with kicking success at Illinois State

If Nick Aussieker doesn’t have ice water in his veins, it’s something close. He certainly has nerves of steel. The Illinois State place kicker and Lafayette graduate kicked game-winning field goals on the final play recently in back-to-back road games for the Redbirds. “It’s been a lot of fun,” Aussieker said in a phone interview from Normal. “It was something ...

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Lafayette’s Caroline Pozo finishes flawless sophomore season

Lafayette sophomore Caroline Pozo enjoyed more than a tennis season to remember. She had one for the record books. Pozo won the Missouri State High School Class 2 singles championship. She won all four of her matches at state without losing a set – no opponent earned more than five games off her. Pozo finished her sensational season with a ...

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High school girls tennis

Whitfield sophomore Grace Klutke made history for the Warriors. Klutke reached the Class 1 semifinals in the state tennis meet at the Cooper Tennis Complex in Springfield. It was her first trip to the state tournament. “She is the first girl from Whitfield who has made it to state,” Whitfield coach Jill Starr said. “There was a boy, Michael Gardner, ...

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Hole in one

Manchester’s Ned Gregory waited 64 years but he said it was worth the wait. Gregory, 75, started playing golf when he was 11. He recently recorded his first hole in one. He made the hole in one Oct. 5 playing in a tournament at Westwood Hills Country Club in Poplar Bluff. On No. 10, Gregory hit a 3-wood 192 yards. ...

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