• Senior James Griffin placed fifth and senior Brayden Eddy placed sixth in the state wrestling tournament.
  • The girls swim and dive team won state
  • Bellarmine University (KY) will be visiting Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • Texas A&M University will be visiting Tuesday, Feb. 25

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Girls wrestling creates their own team

Girls wrestling creates their own team

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

4 days ago

With new additions to the team and approval from the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) to separate the former co-ed sport, girls wrestling has formed their own team in hopes of growing a female presence in the sport at the high school level. MSHSAA has proposed a two-year transition phas...

Reflecting after four years: senior James Griffin aims for state title

Reflecting after four years: senior James Griffin aims for state title

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

6 days ago

After being defeated multiple times at wrestling tournaments his freshman year, senior James Griffin made a promise to himself that he would do better the next time. Griffin fulfilled his promise as he is 34-2 this season and hopes to continue this trend at state. “I found my passion for wrestling at the e...

Swim, Swam, Swum, Score

Swim, Swam, Swum, Score

Quinn Berry, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

Girls Swim and Dive take on one of the fastest conferences in the state of Missouri, placing 6th overall at Kirkwood High School Feb. 6. 

Boys basketball program brings a community together for one night of awareness

Boys basketball program brings a community together for one night of awareness

Tre Bell, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

The boys basketball program prepares to play in a game that holds lots of emotions and tensions: Friday night at 7 p.m. kicks off the fight with Coaches versus Cancer game. “Our community continues to be tremendously affected by [cancer]. This is a great opportunity to support a worthy cause and...

Students contribute to hockey team success

Students contribute to hockey team success

Tyler Lang, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Standing sideways to fit on the bleachers in hoodies and sweatpants, the echoes of packed stands make their way to the ice. Fans arrive 20 minutes prior to secure a place in the student section.  “This year has been the most fans out of my entire high school career because we have been winning,” j...

Sophomore Ethan Jennings unites with his team to obtain a bid for the USA Volleyball National Championship

Sophomore Ethan Jennings unites with his team to obtain a bid for the USA Volleyball National Championship

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

After playing a year for the highest level of the High-Performance Volleyball program, sophomore Ethan Jennings and his team obtained a bid for the USA national volleyball tournament in June.  Having only played a year of volleyball, Jennings feels his success is due to the consistent work he pu...

Friendships, rivalries and fan accounts: A breakdown of basketball teams who play for the J

Friendships, rivalries and fan accounts: A breakdown of basketball teams who play for the J

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Established in 1880, the  Jewish Community Center (the J), formally known as the Young Men’s Hebrew Association, has been a part of St. Louis’ history for decades longer than the Gateway Arch. One service provided by the J is recreational sports leagues for both youth and adult players. Basket...

Plant-powered athletes: Students share their experiences in sports with modified diets

Plant-powered athletes: Students share their experiences in sports with modified diets

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

January 13, 2020

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Venus Williams and Scott Jurek rank among many professional athletes who fuel their performance through plant-based diets. In addition to the big names, athletes on our home turf also find strength and endurance through vegan and vegetarianism. Lydia Roseman After months of being vegetaria...

Meeting the new face in athletics: Daniel Smith takes on role as athletic trainer

Meeting the new face in athletics: Daniel Smith takes on role as athletic trainer

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

Surveying the basketball court, new head trainer Daniel Smith is ready at a moment's notice to help any athlete facing an injury.  After the departure of former trainer Matt Berning, Smith is enthusiastic about his new role.  “I love helping the injured athletes when they get hurt and seeing their progress...

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