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Cusumano leads Missouri Women’s Golf Association’s state championship by one stroke

Southern Illinois University Carbondale sophomore Brooke Cusumano leads a strong, deep field by one stroke after round one Tuesday (July 8) of the Missouri Women’s Amateur Championship. The three-day 54-hole tournament is being played at Creekmoor Country Club in Raymore. The Westminster Christian Academy graduate  is playing in her second state championship. She finished fifth last year and was the ...

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Hard-nosed, gritty Perkins was driving force in Howell’s success

As recent Francis Howell graduate Nic Perkins looks back, there are two things that come strongly to mind when he recalls his time as a high school student-athlete – it boils down to classwork and sports. The catcher and soon to be University of Mississippi Rebel sums it up this way: “It pretty much was classes, studying and preparing for ...

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St. Peters golfer wins 55th Junior Girls Championship

For Logan Otter, the summer golf season is going great. Otter, who lives in St. Peters, will be a senior this fall at John Burroughs, the defending Class 1 state champion girls golf team. Last fall, she finished third at the state tournament – and her resume has gotten brighter since winning the Missouri Women’s Golf Association 55th annual Junior ...

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Sports Briefs: Metropolitan Open tees off July 10

Men’s Golf The ninth Metropolitan Open for professionals and amateurs begins July 10 and concludes July 12 at The Country Club of St. Albans. The tournament will feature the richest first-place prize yet. With a full field of 72 professionals, first place will be $15,000 this year, up from $13,500 last year. Marthasville native Shawn Jasper, the 2010 and 2011 ...

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Incarnate Word Academy’s Collier earns spot on Team USA’s 3×3 team

Incarnate Word Academy senior Napheesa Collier will be going to China next month. Collier, who committed to the University of Connecticut earlier this spring, has been named to the 2014 U.S. Youth Olympic Women’s Basketball Team. The team will take part in the 3×3 basketball competition in the second annual Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China. The games, featuring 15 ...

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Creve Coeur rallys but falls short against Washington

They were down and then back in it and then just before their last scheduled at-bat, Mother Nature pulled the plug on the evening. Such was the plight of the Creve Coeur Post 397 senior legion club on Monday evening at Parkway Central. Despite pulling within a run by the seventh and being down just two runs in the eighth, Creve Coeur dropped ...

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Eureka High’s Hannah Long earns four titles at state track meet

Hannah Long doing well on the track is not surprising, but the Eureka standout recently outdid herself in the Class 4 state track and field meet. In the annual meet at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City, Long competed in four events for the first time and won them all. “I am very proud of my accomplishments at state ...

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Dolan ready to tee it up in defense of state Women’s Amateur Championship

It’s a busy time for Catherine Dolan, who has a big golf to-do list. First, she begins the defense of her Missouri Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship this week at the Golf Club of Creekmoor in Raymore. Next week, Dolan will play in the USGA’s Women’s Amateur Public Links at the Home Course in DuPont, Wash. The tournament begins Monday ...

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Sports Briefs: Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage

Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage Three area athletes have qualified to represent the United States in the world triathlon championships. The athletes recently participated in the USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris Beuer, of Chesterfield; Jen Hankins, of St. Louis; and Matthew Zupan, of Wildwood, each earned spots on Team USA ...

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Cheak leaving CBC to take over SLUH volleyball club

When the CBC Cadets volleyball club takes the court in the spring of 2015, it will have a new leader on the bench. Longtime coach Jeff Cheak is leaving to take over as head coach at St. Louis University High School. Cheak formally accepted the SLUH job early last week. In eight seasons at the helm at CBC, Cheak fielded one of  ...

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