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News Briefs: Students complete summer fieldwork

Students complete summer fieldwork Lindenwood students and faculty in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeological Research Program conducted archaeological excavations at two significant archaeological sites this summer. Students worked on excavations at the Louis Blanchette homestead site at 906 S. Main in St. Charles, and at Nathan Boone’s home at the Historic Daniel Boone Home and Heritage Center in Defiance. Louis Blanchette was the ºfounder of the city of St. Charles, settling there in 1769. Nathan Boone was Daniel Boone’s youngest son and was a Missouri militia commander during the War of 1812. The project was led by Dr. Steve ...

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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 sports, will run from Aug. 16-28. In addition to Collier, three USA Basketball veterans, including De’Janae Boykin (Charles H. Flowers H.S./Springdale, Md.), Arike Ogunbowale (Divine Savior Holy Angels H.S./Milwaukee, Wis.) and Katie Lou Samuelson (Mater Dei H.S./Huntington Beach, Calif.), will ...

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In theaters July 11

This weekend's movies focus on character driven stories, one centering on an ape and the other on a boy who grows up before the audience's eyes.

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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 a 9-7 non-district contest to Washington which was halted after eight innings due to impending bad weather. “This (game) was about work,” Creve Coeur manager Mark Little said. “We put in some players who actually hadn’t been getting a lot of playing ...

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Summer appetizers made easy

Looking for a few simple recipes to share at summer picnics and barbecues. When it comes to appetizers, local food blogger Vicki Amsinger (A Table at Robert Ridge) has a few ideas on keeping things simple and simply delicious. Here she shares a few favorite recipes and her thoughts on each.

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Wildwood Pub & Grill – a neighborhood favorite for more than just great food

Whether it’s a family dinner, a business meeting or a happy hour with friends, Wildwood Pub & Grill is the place to spend an evening out. Located at 17253 New College Road, near the intersection of Hwys. 109 and 100, Wildwood Pub & Grill offers a casual dining experience in a fun sports environment. Co-owned by Jeff Allee and Steve Lange, the 8,300-square-foot restaurant opened its doors six years ago and has been pleasing customers ever since. The family-friendly restaurant boasts a variety of menu items – from burgers and pizza to salads and wraps to pulled pork and baby ...

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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 this year,” said Long, who will be a senior this fall. “Winning four events this year meant a lot to me because I think it shows my strength and how I’ve grown as a runner.” Long captured the Class 4 ...

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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 (July 14). The Parkway West and Missouri State graduate is planning on going to “Q School” at the end of August in an attempt to turn professional. But first, Dolan has the state tournament to play. It begins Tuesday (July ...

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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 by finishing in the top 20 in their respective age group categories in the Half Ironman distance race. They will compete at the World Championships to be held in Sweden in the summer of 2015. Zupan, 18, finished first in ...

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