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MICDS wins Angel Classic girls golf tournament

MICDS accomplished a big goal by winning the recent Angel Classic.It’s one of the big tournaments with a strong field of both large schools and small schools that teams can use to gauge on what they need to do to get ready for the postseason. Rams coach Steve Johnston believed this might be the year for his MICDS squad to break though the 17-year-old tournament hosted by St. Joseph’s Academy. “Our attitude heading into the tournament was one of excitement.  We had not fared well in the Angel Classic the past several years and I felt this team had the ...

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Chaminade’s defense faces tough test in trying to slow down CBC offense

An offense that scores points like a hot pinball machine going to play against a defense that resembles a brick wall means something has to give. That’s setting the scene for the 7 p.m. Metro Catholic Conference game Friday (Sept. 19) that finds the Chaminade Red Devils (3-1) taking a short bus ride to face the host CBC Cadets(4-0). The Red Devils have been strong defensively this season. The squad takes pride in it’s ability to shut down the opposition. “Our identity is defense,” said Chaminade coach Antoine Torrey. “They have a great offense and we have a great defense. ...

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High school boys basketball

Chaminade’s Jayson Tatum, who is ranked No. 1 in the junior class of 2106 by Scout.com., 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 and Wake Forest. The 6-foot-9 Tatum had an eye-popping sophomore season. He scored almost 26 points a game along with 10.4 rebounds. The forward, who also can play shooting guard, averaged four assists per game. For his efforts, Tatum was ...

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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 step up to each and every challenge. We just ran out of gas at the end,” Chazen said. Parkway West opened tourney play with a 6-2 win over powerful Parkway North. The Longhorns followed with a 6-3 win over Lindbergh ...

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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 series Wednesday night in Schaumburg, (Il.). The loss brought to an end a magical season that saw the Rascals win 61 games. Kyle Brady got the start for River City and he struggled with his control from the start. The ...

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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 spring from De Smet Jesuit and is playing golf this year as a freshman at Missouri. • Jack Klingel, of Ellisville, a junior this year at De Smet Jesuit. • Daniel Trost, of St. Charles, a senior this year at ...

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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 the tournament. The Championship Division will play from 5,301 yards with a par 70. The Open Division will play at 4,934 yards with a par 70. A Missouri Senior Women’s Champion will be awarded as well as a Low Net ...

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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 a 2-1 lead int he best-of-five championship series. Boomers hurler Eddie Cody tossed a complete game as Schaumburg ripped Rascals starter Tommy Mendoza and reliever Chandler Jagodzinski for 10 runs over the first five innings to give defending champions the ...

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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 Amateur Championship, held at the 6,109-yard, par-73 Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, N.J. Port, who was attempting to become the first medalist to win the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur since 2002, was upended in the morning’s Round of 32 by ...

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