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From Dogtown to the Hall of Fame

Chesterfield resident Chris Papagianis (in red, during his Harvard playing days) is to be inducted into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame alongside Nick Archer, Mike Barnstead, Ed Cody Jr., Vince Drake, Carl Hutter, Mike O’Mara, Tom Pollihan, Ray Schnettgoecke and Francis Slay.

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Migdal to turn professional

Joe Migdal’s swan song to amateur golf finds in him playing in the nation’s top event. Migdal will be playing in the U.S. Amateur set for Aug. 11-17 at the Atlanta Athletic Club. A De Smet Jesuit and University of Central Missouri graduate, Migdal earned his way into the nation’s top amateur tournament with a first-place finish in the 36-hole qualifier at the Jefferson City Country Club. The Ballwin native fired back-to-back 69s for a 4-under par 138 to grab a spot in the U.S. Amateur for the first time. “I was just real happy I did that,” Migdal said. ...

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High school cheerleading

The Marquette and Eureka cheerleading teams are headed to the state competition in Class 5. They delivered some outstanding performances at the Missouri Cheerleading Coaches Association St. Louis Regional Competition. In the Class 5 large category, the Marquette cheerleading team placed first. Eureka placed second. They will both travel to the state competition. Marquette also placed first in the junior varsity large competition.   Email this page

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Missouri finishes third in women’s Fore State Championship

Team Missouri finished third in the Fore State Championship hosted by Oklahoma at the Shangri-La Resort on Grand Lake. Oklahoma finished in first place with 15 points, while second-place Arkansas had 12 points. Third place Missouri 11 points and defending Champions Kansas finishing fourth with 10 points. This is the ninth win for Oklahoma. Missouri has won six titles, Arkansas three titles and Kansas has two. Arkansas will host the 2015 Fore State Championship. In the final round, singles matches between Missouri, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Kansas where held. The day began with Oklahoma having 9 points, Missouri 6 points, and ...

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Riordan leads Metropolitan Amateur championship by two strokes over Berkmeyer

Patrick Riordan had an almost flawless round to open the 24th Metropolitan Amateur on Thursday at Westwood Country Club. Riordan had seven birdies on his card to go with a lone double-bogey on the ninth hole to fire a 5-under 66. “I was kind of rolling until (No.) nine, doubled nine, turned the corner and settled down,” Riordan said describing his round. “Birdies the two par 5s, kept it rolling and birdied 18 to finish.” Skip Berkmeyer, the 2009 champion, is two strokes back after opening with a 68. “68 is a good start, you can always shoot yourself out ...

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Lindenwood football to appear on CBS Sports Network this fall

The Lindenwood football Lions will get a prime-time chance to showcase their skills to the entire nation when the Lions play in a nationally televised game during the 2014 season. That televised game, which will appear on CBS Sports Network, highlights the Lions 2014 home schedule. Lindenwood will play host to Missouri Western on Sept. 25 at Harlen C. Hunter Stadium. The game will mark the first-ever meeting between the two schools and will be shown nationally on the CBS Sports Network. Also, it will mark the second time that Lindenwood has appeared on national television with the other appearance ...

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Weldon seeks to win third in a row at Metropolitan Amateur Championship

Kyle Weldon recently returned the Jim Tom Blair Trophy that the winner of the Metropolitan Amateur Championship keeps until the next tournament. His name is etched on there twice. Weldon, who will be a senior at Kansas State this fall, has a chance at history when the 24th annual tournament gets underway at Westwood Country Club. The Parkway South graduate is one of only three men who have won the region’s top amateur championship back to back. Now he aims for three in a row. Why not”? “I don’t think I feel pressure much at all,” Weldon said. “It’s more ...

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Kansas City woman wins Mid Amateur Championship at Greenbriar Hills Country Club

 Ellen Port was denied the championship in the recent Missouri Women’s Golf Association’s Mid Amateur Championship that was held at Greenbriar Hills Country Club in Kirkwood. Port and defending champion Mindy Coyle, of Columbia, were disqualified for playing the wrong tee. Carmen Titus, of Kansas City, ended up the winner after being the runner-up last summer. The 36-hole stroke play tournament for amateur women aged 25 years and older entered it’s fourth year in the popular event.  A total of 53 women teed it up in two divisions of play.  The Championship Division played at 5,415 yards and par 71 while the ...

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Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum tabbed for Team USA U17 club

  It is definitely a summer that just keeps getting hotter and better for Chaminade basketball standout Jayson Tatum. Tatum, a junior to be at Chaminade, who was recently named the number 1 player in the nation in the Class of 2016 by Scouts.com has been selected to play for and will be representing his country as a member of the USA U17 basketball team. Tatum, a 6-foot-9, guard/forward was picked to be a part of the final 12-man roster that will play in the 2014 FIBA U17 world championships in Dubai, United Emirates Aug. 8-Aug. 16. The tryouts began ...

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Amateur golf

Frankie Thomas, who will be a junior this fall at Marquette, showed he will be a force to be reckoned with come spring in golf for the Mustangs. Thomas finished fourth in the Class 4 state tournament in May. He has put himself among the upper echelon of state golfers with his victory in the Missouri Golf Association’s Junior Amateur Championship. There were 131 youngsters taking part in the tourney for boys ages 14 to 18 at the Paradise Pointe Golf Complex just north of Kansas City. Thomas won the state junior tournament with a two-day score of 139, posting  ...

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