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Lisajohnston@archstl.org  Ryan Whealen and Matt Coplen block a shot during St. Louis University High School's championship game.
05/21/2016

At first there were five, then one.

St. Louis University High School was the one remaining Catholic school of the five that entered the semifinals of the Missouri Boys Volleyball State Tournament's two classifications.

SLUH faced Lafayette in the Class 4 finals and won in three sets, taking its eighth state championship, moving past St. John Vianney High School for the most championships in the classification.

In the Class...

Lisa Johnston | lisajohnston@archstl.org  | @aeternusphoto 

Parkway South High School’s Molly Mcdonnell kicked the ball away from St. Joseph’s Academy's Jacqueline Wildeisen. St. Joseph’s Academy beat Parkway South High School in the Class 4 District 3 playoff game by a score of 4-2.
05/19/2016

Speed, ball-handling and pinpoint passing have contributed to the roll St. Joseph's Academy's soccer team is on this season.

The team defeated Nerinx Hall High School 1-0 May 18 to move its record to 18-2-1 this year and advance to the sectionals of the Girls Soccer State Championship May 24 against Northwest High School of Cedar Hill.

The win against Nerinx brought St. Joseph's the Class 4, District 2 championship. Freshman Mari...

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04/28/2016

They dress as if they're playing a soccer game, minus the shin pads. They make catches and they throw, but they don't wear baseball gloves, football helmets or carry lacrosse sticks. The aim is to get into their opponent's zone and score, but there's no goal.

Similar to high school golf and tennis, Ultimate has no referees or other officials on the field, just the seven players on a side. Points in the noncontact sport are scored by a p...

“Every day is a beautiful day to run” for Sister Sarah Heger, CSJ, the principal of Marian Middle School. She ran with Alexandrina Weingard of the school’s track team April 13. Sister Sarah is running in the Boston Marathon April 18.
04/14/2016

By running in the Boston Marathon, the principal of Marian Middle School is setting an example of hard work and perseverance to help her students succeed.

Sister Sarah Heger, CSJ, will be among the 30,000 runners in the challenging race which passes through eight cities and towns on Monday, April 18. The oldest annual marathon in the world, it often is considered the most prestigious. For many, getting a Boston qualifier is a lifetime r...

Joseph Kenny
04/07/2016

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith should feel lucky he's not in jail instead of receiving a six-game suspension for intentionally high-sticking Minnesota Wild forward Charlie Coyle.

In the National Hockey League Department of Player Safety's own words, Keith looked directly at Coyle in the game on March 29, wound his arm back and whipped his stick forward in a chopping motion at the Coyle's face. In other words, it was an assau...

Teak Phillips | teakphillips@archstl.org

Villa Duchesne co-captains Louise Keefer, center, and Molly Walsh, right, pressured Nerinx Hall’s Lindsay Morrow in the first half of a lacrosse game April 5. Villa Duchesne won 9-8.
04/07/2016

Villa Duchesne and Nerinx Hall teams showed April 5 that girls high school lacrosse provides plenty of action-packed, thrilling plays by well-conditioned, talented athletes.

Louise Keefer scored five times as Villa Duchesne held on for a 9-8 victory after Nerinx roared back from a 6-2 halftime deficit to make it close. The win was Villa Duchesne's first of the season after two losses.

"We have some freshmen and sophomores startin...

Lisa Johnston | lisajohnston@archstl.org | twitter: @aeternusphoto

Crystal City High School second baseman, Logan Grove missed the throw, allowing St. Vincent High School’s Noah Niswonger to reach second base. St. Vincent High School beat Crystal City 4-1 March 28.
03/31/2016

St. Vincent High School's players are having fun and serving the Lord while winning games early in the spring baseball season.

Behind a one-hit, 15-strikeout performance from Jordan Rellergert, St. Vincent won 4-1 March 28 against Crystal City, its third consecutive victory to open the season.

With six seniors providing leadership, "I couldn't ask for a whole lot more out of those guys," St. Vincent coach Tyler Search said, addin...

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03/24/2016
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Chaminade obtained what it missed the previous year in Columbia at the Missouri Class 5 finals — a state championship.

Jayson Tatum scored 40 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to le...

Chaminade’s Reggie Crawford took a shot in a game against Christian Brothers College High School. On March 12, Chaminade defeated CBC for the third time this season to advance to the semifinals of the Missouri State High School Activities Association championships.
03/17/2016

Nine basketball teams from Catholic high schools in the archdiocese won district titles in state competition this season, with four advancing to the quarterfinals.

Girls

Class 5

St. Joseph's Academy defeated Hazelwood East 65-30 and McCluer North 50-43 to win its district. Sophie Vogt scoring 19 points in the McCluer North win and Alex Kerr scoring 19 against Hazelwood East. The team pla...

8 MARCH 2016 -- KIRKWOOD, Mo. -- Notre Dame High School basketball players, including seniors Madeline Ronshausen (11) and Sydney Kremer (21) join other players for the playing of the National Anthem before the Rebels game against MICDS during the MSHSAA Class 4 sectional at Kirkwood High School in Kirkwood, Mo. Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Rebels lost to MICDS 65-45, finishing the year 16-12.

Photo by Sid Hastings.
03/10/2016

It's two successful seasons in a row for Notre Dame High School's basketball team, and much of the credit goes to the team's four seniors.

Leading Notre Dame to back-to-back district titles was the team's two top scorers, Madeline Ronshausen and Sydney Kremer. Notre Dame defeated Lutheran South 68-54 for the district championship March 3, but lost in the sectionals round of the state championships March 8 to Mary Institute-St. Louis Cou...