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Field set for ninth annual Metropolitan Open at St. Albans

The field for the ninth Metropolitan Open Championship at the Country Club of St. Albans  is set. A total of 65 golf professionals from St. Louis and around the country will compete for a $15,000 first place check. Rounds 1 and 2 will be played July 10-11. Then there will be a cut to the low 40 scores and ties for the final round on July 12. While defending champion Drew Stoltz was unable to make it back to St. Albans in 2014, several past champions are in the field. Chesterfield’s Skip Berkmeyer, the inaugural champion in 2006, will tee ...

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Matheny makes USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team

Missouri State outfielder Tate Matheny has earned a roster spot with USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team, which announced on Monday its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition throughout the month of July. Arkansas head coach Dave Van Horn and assistant coaches Rob Childress (Texas A&M), Ray Birmingham (New Mexico) and Steve Rodriguez (Pepperdine) will lead the 2014 Collegiate National Team. The USA scored a 6-2 win over Chinese Taipei on Wednesday (July 2) at Coleman Field at the National Training Complex in Cary, N.C. A 10th-inning played under international tiebreaker rules wasn’t enough to decide Tuesday’s series-opening ...

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Eureka grinds out victory over Manchester

They knew the task would not be easy, but the Eureka Post 177 senior legion team stayed the course, and got the job done. Behind another dominant pitching outing from Brennen Lummus and some timely hits and walks, Eureka grinded out a 7-3 win over Manchester Post 208 Tuesday night (July 2) at Ellisville Athletic Association. “This was a good night for us,” Eureka associate head coach Cam Phillips said. “We knew that this was a big game for us in trying to stay in second place in the District and to try to get a little momentum.” Eureka (14-12, 8-4) took control of the game ...

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Barton transferring to Missouri as a walk-on

Former De Smet Jesuit standout point guard and three-time captain Jimmy Barton is coming back to Missouri to continue his college basketball career. It was announced on Tuesday (July 1) that Barton will join the University of Missouri basketball Tigers as a walk-on. In 2012-13 as a senior at De Smet Jesuit, he averaged 14 points, 6 assists, and 3 rebounds per game. Barton earned first-team all state honors as well as being named Metro Catholic Conference co-player of the year. As a four-year starter for the Spartans, Barton earned first-team all state honors and also was named Metro Catholic Conference ...

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