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Timberland High School junior Brendan Dyck fell into Duchesne High School senior Eric Stelmacki in the third period Dec. 22 at the Lindenwood Ice Arena in Wentzville. Timberland won 5-3.
12/23/2015

Duchesne High School's hockey team is once again solid, despite being a school with one of the smallest student bodies of any team in the Mid-States Club Hockey Association.

The team has performed well in recent years, last year reaching the Challenge Cup before losing 4-1 in the first round to powerhouse CBC. Duchesne put a scare into the eventual Cup winner, leading 1-0 halfway into the second period. Three years ago, Duchesne made th...

Lisa Johnston | lisajohnston@archstl.org  | Twitter: @aeternusphoto Kennedy's Sam Bogard tried to block a rebound shot from Rosati-Kain's Anastasia Zink-Duda.  Rosati-Kain beat Kennedy Catholic for their first win of the season.  The final score was 40-29.
12/16/2015

The high school basketball game against Rosati-Kain was looking good for Kennedy Catholic Dec. 14 until it rained.

Rained three-point shots, that is.

Rosati-Kain combined strong defense and rebounding with the three-pointers to overtake Kennedy 40-29 in the Archdiocesan Athletic Association game for Rosati-Kain's first win of the season. Sam Bogard's hard work under the basket propelled Kennedy to a 10-4 lead, but Rosati-Kain's S...

St. Mary’s High School forward Drew DeWeese, left, battled for a loose ball with St. Francis Borgia Regional High School center Alex Movila Dec. 8 at St. Mary’s High School. The Dragons handed Borgia its first loss of the season by winning 61-39.
12/10/2015

St. Mary's High School's basketball team takes pride in its full-throttle approach to the game, and it shows.

The team's defense set the tone early against St. Francis Borgia at home Dec. 8, leading to a 61-39 win. It was the second win in two days for the team from south St. Louis, following a 73-57 win against Lutheran St. Charles.

Against Borgia, freshman guard Yuri Collins used his speed and agility to lead St. Mary's with 14...

Joseph Kenny
12/09/2015

Earlier this year, Ernie Johnson won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality-Studio Host, winning over a group of broadcasters that included Bob Costas of NBC/MLB Network, Stuart Scott of ESPN, Keith Olbermann of ESPN2 and others.

Instead of accepting the award, his third for his work on TNT's "Inside the NBA," Johnson handed the award to Taelor and Sydni Scott, daughters of Stuart Scott, who had died of cancer just months befo...

Valle Catholic High School's defense played a solid game Nov. 28 in helping the team to its 14th state football championship and its 45th win in a row.
12/02/2015

Valle Catholic High School used turnovers to jump out to an early lead, then relied on a balanced attack for a 61-36 victory over Penney in a Class 1 state championship game Nov. 28 at the Edward Jones Dome in Downtown St. Louis.

The win was Valle’s 45th in a row and third straight state title. Its last defeat came three years ago in the championship game of the Show-Me Bowl against Penney, 60-24. Valle has 14 state titles in football,...

Chaminade College Prep's Reggie Crawford headed downfield after one of his five catches for 127 in the Missouri State High School Activities Association Class 5 finals at the Edward Jones Dome Nov. 28. His team lost to Fort Osage.
11/29/2015

Fort Osage High School quarterback Skylar Thompson’s fleet feet and accurate arm proved to be too much for Chaminade College Preparatory in a Class 5 state playoff game Nov. 28 at the Edward Jones Dome in Downtown St. Louis.

Thompson ran for 205 yards and completed 13 of 15 passes for 253 yards. He scored three touchdowns on the ground and threw for four others.

Chaminade’s head coach, Antoine Torrey, said his team knew Thompson...

Trey Brant of CBC High School scored four touchdowns and gained 186 yards on the ground in his school's 37-28 loss to Blue Springs South in the Class 6 state football title game Nov. 27.
11/28/2015

Blue Springs South's consistent running game, persistent pass rush and seamless pass coverage sank Christian Brothers College High School‘s chances for a second straight Class 6 football championship Nov. 27.

The West County Catholic school missed some chances to seize a big lead in the first half. Despite fighting hard after falling behind in the second half, CBC fell to the Kansas City-area team 37-28.

Still, it was a good run...

22 Nov. 2015 -- WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. --  St. Gerard Majella Parish volleyball player Andrew Normington (3) greets Mary Queen of Peace player Andrew Zimmerman (44) before the start of the 2015 CYC South Central District Volleyball Playoff 8th Grade Championship at Holy Redeemer School in Webster Groves, Mo. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015.
11/25/2015

The fifth-grade soccer players from St. Joseph Parish in Manchester had just won a competitive playoff game against a team from Queen of All Saints Parish.

The players from the losing team were visibly upset, and their opponents were not just shaking their hands as they do after each game but also patting them on their backs, giving encouragement and even hugging them.

"I was so proud of them," said Frank Ganninger, coach of the...

De Smet Jesuit High School's Nicholas Hanson, right, gained control of the ball from Francis Howell's Joshua Bragen during the Class 4 state championship game Nov. 14 in Fenton. Despite a fierce offensive onslaught in the second half, De Smet lost 1-0.
11/14/2015

In one game, a team was down by one goal and then played the most dominating second half possible. In the other game, a team was tied in the second half when it began to take control of the game.

In the Class 3 and Class 4 games of the state high school soccer championship finals at Soccer Park in Fenton Nov. 14, both of the Catholic school teams from the archdiocese lost, finishing a more than respectable second in the state. But they...

The Villa Duchesne High School volleyball team celebrated on the court Oct. 31 after winning the state championship in Cape Girardeau over St. Pius X High School. Villas’ coach, Shane Weber, praised his team for its perseverance and resilience.
11/04/2015

The volleyball season came to a close Oct. 31 in Cape Girardeau with Villa Duchesne coming out on top in Class 3. The team defeated St. Pius X of Festus 25-17, 25-10 for its second title in the sport, winning the school's first in 2011.

The team remained calm and never got flustered, said Villa Duchesne's coach, Sean Weber. "They just played. Their perseverance and resilience was exceptional. There's no doubt in my mind that's how we we...