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Looney is back….

Looney is back….

by Stephon Abron, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Most people would not expect any athlete to come back from surgery and qualify for State, but that is just what sophomore Autumn Looney did. She shocked many by qualifying for State as a freshman. Unfortunately during her cross country season, Looney was told that she needed to have surgery on her hips,... Read more »

Blues v. Blackhawks Thriller

Blues v. Blackhawks Thriller

by Eric Myers, Editor in Cheif
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Blues win Winter Classic behind two goals from Tarasenko

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Bohr Not A Bore

Bohr Not A Bore

by Reid Bayliss, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Head coach Kevin Dill is familiar with raw talent coming out of nowhere, and making a name for themselves in their first year on his wrestling team. Last year, graduate Dillon Fox qualified for State in his first year ever wrestling. Now from Washington High School in Iowa, sophomore Ben Bohr has ma... Read more »

Chairs Signs to UMSL

by Wilson Rosner, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

As a senior starter for St. Charles High’s girls basketball team, Alexa Chairs has a positive looking future, starting with the full ride offer she received from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Chairs got the offer from UMSL for a full ride basketball scholarship and signed with them in the ear... Read more »

Diving Straight to State

by Wilson Rosner, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Sports

With the first diving meet of the year, senior Sarah Bathe’s results came as no surprise. With the the success of the previous State diver’s past seasons, the start of her senior season began with a bang. In her first meet, Bathe scored a total of 288 points which automatically qualified her to State... Read more »

Continuation of Success

Continuation of Success

by Eric Myers, Editor the Chief
November 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

The whole cross country team made it to State this year, the first time since the  2014 season. Both teams experienced success this year, running lifetime bests at season meets and even districts. The team left for Jefferson City to compete at Oak Hills Golf Course for State on Nov. 4 and competed on... Read more »

Pirate Swimmer Hopeful To Return Before GACs

Pirate Swimmer Hopeful To Return Before GACs

by Reid Bayliss, Staff Writer
November 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sophomore swimmer Autumn Looney qualified for State very early in her freshman campaign last year and competed in the 50-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle. But before she started her second year of swimming, she decided to join the cross country team as a way to stay fit before swim season,... Read more »

Comeback Cut Short

Comeback Cut Short

by Eric Myers, Editor in Chief
November 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

The varsity girls volleyball team started the season off rough, losing their first three games. They got their first win in a tough matchup with MICDS. They went through the rest of the season on the winning side, although they lost some games they should not have lost, according to team members. They... Read more »

Sad End To A Season Only To Start A Brighter One

Sad End To A Season Only To Start A Brighter One

by Reid Bayliss, S
November 2, 2016
Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The Pirate softball team ended their season with six more wins than the season before with a bright future ahead for their program. Graduating only two seniors this year, Coaches David Jones and Aaron Wright are anxious to start next season to see if their girls can capitalize on an already fantastic season ... Read more »

Thought It Was A Drought

Thought It Was A Drought

by Reid Bayliss, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

For years, the Chicago Cubs have been the butt of everyone’s joke in terms of mediocrity in baseball. From the Curse of the Billy Goat in 1945 to the Steve Bartman incident in 2003, they truly are the “bad luck bears” of the MLB. But with an appearance in October last season, knocking off the C... Read more »

A Run Around the Park

A Run Around the Park

by Adelaide Hill, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Cross Country team went to Six Flags to a meet on Saturday, Sept. 17, to run a new course. After running a 5K outside the park, they got to go inside the amusement park for a long day of fun. After multiple fundraisers over the summer, Cross Country had enough to go to Six Flags. “The ground... Read more »

Captains On The Field, Best Friends Off the Field

Captains On The Field, Best Friends Off the Field

by Reid Bayliss, Staff Writer
October 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Head football coach Joe Leibner announced at the beginning of the season that seniors Jordan Gladney, Chris Short and Jaylin Williams would lead their team as senior captains. These three began their football journey eighth grade year with aspirations of playing at the varsity level in high school. ... Read more »

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