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High school boys basketball

Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum, who is ranked No. 1 in the junior class of 2106 by, recently revealed his top 10 college choices. Tatum listed his choices in alphabetical order on Twitter. Of interest to local basketball fans, Missouri, Illinois and Saint Louis University are on the list, which is rounded out with Arizona, Connecticut, Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina ...

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High school softball

The Parkway West Longhorns finished second in the Suburban Showdown, a tournament featuring many of the area’s top teams. Holt scored a 6-5 win over Parkway West in the championship game played at Chesterfield Athletic Association. Longhorns coach Jeff Chazen said he was happy with how his squad performed in the event. “We played some great teams and seemed to ...

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Boomers defeat River City to win second straight Frontier League championship

  An exciting championship run for the River City Rascals didn’t end with a bang. It was more of a whimper. The Schaumburg Boomers once again proved to be just a little too much for River City to handle. Schaumburg claimed its second consecutive Frontier League championship by handing the Rascals a 6-2 loss in game four of the championship ...

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Amateur golf

Several St. Louis area junior golfers took part in the annual Optimist International Junior Golf Championships at PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The tournament brought together some of the world’s most talented junior golfers, ranging in age from 10 to 18. Local boys competing were: • James Siegfried, of Town & Country, who graduated last ...

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Wildwood’s Jones set to defend her Missouri Women’s Senior Championship

Wildwood’s Tina Jones is ready to begin her defense of the Missouri Women’s Golf Association Senior Championship. The touranment is being held at the Sedalia Country Club. This is the 22nd year for this 36-hole stroke play championship. In addition to Jones, 10-time champion Barbara Berkmeyer, of West County also will be playing There are two divisions of play in ...

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Schaumburg blows out River City to take championship series lead

Game three of the Frontier League championship series looked promising early for the River City Rascals. By the time the night was done, the Rascals were left knowing that their backs were against the wall with their championship hopes hanging by a thread. The Schaumburg Boomers hammered River City 11-2 Tuesday night at Boomers Stadium in Schaumburg (Il.) to take ...

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Port’s bid for third U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur title ends with loss in Round of 32

The quest for a third consecutive U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur title ended early for Ellen Port. Susan West, 50, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., won two matches, including a win over last year’s runner-up, to advance to the quarterfinals and stroke-play medalist and two-time defending champion Port, 52, of St. Louis, was ousted Tuesday (Sept. 16) at the 2014 U.S. Senior Women’s ...

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Desir’s first season with Cleveland requires his trademark perseverance

His first season in a Cleveland Browns uniform hasn’t started well for former Lindenwood University and Francis Howell Central player Pierre Desir. Picked up as a fourth round draft pick, Desir became the first Lindenwood football player taken in the NFL Draft. Cleveland’s scouts liked Desir’s size at 6-foot-1 and 198 pounds. They also liked his athleticism. Desir won the ...

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Lafayette’s cross country team ready to uphold winning tradition

The 2014 Lancers have a lineup many coaches would love to have an opportunity to work with. But Lafayette coach Sean O’Connor has them and he wants to keep them. “I love this year’s team,” O’Connor said. “They are a great group of guys who are dedicated and have worked extremely hard this summer to improve. I can’t wait for ...

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