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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O’Fallon Police apprehend four suspects related to armed robbery

On June 27, Officers from the O’Fallon Police Department responded to a call about an armed robbery at a store on the 8500 block of Mexico Road. According to a press release, two male suspects had attempted to steal power tools and accessories, and when confronted by a manager, one of the suspects pulled out a knife. The manager reportedly disengaged and the two suspects fled in a vehicle containing an additional two people, one male and one female. The release states that the female and two of the male suspects were apprehended nearby, and that a fourth suspect fled ...

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Boundless summer camping resources

Families who camp all the time and families who are looking to camp for the first time may want to mark their calendars for Saturday, June 25, this year’s date for the Great American Campout.

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New building under construction for luxury pet spa

The Yuppy Puppy pet spa is a one-stop shop for luxury treatments of furry family members and soon the experience is going to be even better. After 14 years in business, the staff is pleased to announce construction of their very own building at 2303 Technology Drive, to be completed in February of next year. While the new building is eagerly anticipated, both existing salon locations continue to offer full service grooming services and top of the line spa products. All pet stylists are certified in skin and coat, pet first aid and scissoring techniques approved by the American Boarding ...

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Unique decor, gift and floral boutique

Twelve years ago, Sarah Corrigan and her mother, Mary Kay, felt there was a real demand in the community for a unique decor, gift and floral boutique. They soon joined forces to start The White Hare, offering distinct home accessories, gifts and an extensive, top-notch floral selection. The store’s extremely popular in-home accessorizing service caters to the personal desires of the client to help with a new space or simply add finishing touches to an existing one. “We come to your home, talk to you about what areas you would like to work on and then we take pictures and measurements,” ...

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