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Start or Sit: Fantasy Football week six

Carolina Panthers running back Mike Davis (28) celebrates his receiving touchdown with wide receiver Pharoh Cooper (14) in the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday, Oct. 11, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

5 days ago

The NFL is starting to get shaken up. Due to COVID-19, teams like the Tennessee Titans had to postpone games, starting to create an out of whack schedule. There is no Thursday night game this week, instead we have two Monday night games- for the second week in a row. In week five, we learned a few new things....

Start or Sit: Fantasy Football week five

The Green Bay Packers' Robert Tonyan (85) celebrates with Lucas Patrick (62) after scoring a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis. on Oct. 5.

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

October 8, 2020

Rolling into week five of the NFL season, most players have started to hit their strides. Some, however, are playing below par for their career. I’m here to help you separate the good from the bad and figure out which players you should start on your fantasy team this week. Cincinnati Bengals run...

Football season set to begin outside of St. Louis County

Practicing different plays with his team, senior tight end Josh Gansen works to improve his footwork and concentration while on the field. With the team set to play their first game Oct. 3, the players continue working to make sure they are prepared. “The whole team has been working really hard on and off the field for the first game,” Gansen said. “We are all ready to go out and do what we do against an actual team now opposed to just practice.”

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

October 3, 2020

After weeks of anticipation on whether there would be a football season or not, Parkway has made the decision to allow teams to participate in games outside of county lines following County Executive Sam Page’s ruling. The ruling stated that all moderate-to-high frequency sports involving athletes above the age of 14 were not allowed to particip...

Fantasy Football: Start or Sit week four

New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara (41, right) celebrates his second touchdown of the game as Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. (31) turns away during the second quarter on Sunday, Sept. 13, in New Orleans, La.

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

October 1, 2020

In week three of the NFL season, teams had to get creative with their game plans, because most had injuries in their starting roles. But when the NFL gets creative, it forces fantasy owners to do the same. There were quite a few pleasant surprises last week in the NFL. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Just...

Fantasy Football: Start or Sit week three

Gardner Minshew II (15) of the Jacksonville Jaguars throws a pass in the first half of a game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Sept. 20 at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn.

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

As we roll into week three of this year's NFL season, managing your fantasy team will be painful after the amount of injuries from the previous week. Don’t worry though, I’ve got your back. With so many injuries, you may have to scan your league’s waiver wire to see who you can fill these posi...

Athletics return with restrictions

Junior Gordon Yu submits the PWest Athletics Screening Form to Coach Kevin John in order to participate in cross country practice. The screening form includes the athlete's and their emergency contacts' information, along with a list of symptoms; Coaches and athletes are willing to do whatever it takes to practice again.

Ashlyn Gillespie, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Masks, six feet distance, no balls or pennies, no sharing water and no tryouts or cuts are among the changes coaches, staff and players must adjust to during fall sports. The rules change frequently, but the teams they apply to remain the same. St. Louis County has established three groups: low, moderate and high...

Slam Dunk Success: Neisler brothers work together to produce mixtapes for basketball athletes

Working on creative designs and visuals, alumnus Cam and Jordan Neisler put together a video mixtape and photo edit for high school basketball players. The Neislers have been spending their summer in the gym recording for rising athletes. “I don’t know what the future holds for me but if I get the opportunity to be a designer for a team I'll take it and I love doing it,” Cam said. “Watching competitive basketball is fun, seeing Jordan behind the scenes is fun and being able to use his work is fun.”

Tre Bell and Lilly Francis

August 26, 2020

Spending hours recording and editing photos and videos, alumnus and brothers Cam and Jordan Neisler have found a talent for creating video and picture edits for high school basketball players. “When I first started, it was a little different. I didn’t know how [recording] worked. When I made my fir...

Coach Katelyn Arenos shares how she plans to coach during COVID-19

Celebrating senior night during the 2019-2020 girls tennis season, varsity girls tennis coach Katelyn Arenos poses for a picture. Like many, Arenos was unaware of the circumstances that would come the following fall. “It’s going to be exciting to be back and see everyone. While we are thrilled to get back on the courts, our main goal will be to keep everyone safe,

Lilly Francis, Staff Writer

August 13, 2020

As the summer ends and fall sports begin, athletes and coaches will not find normalcy when they return to play. Social distancing measures will loom over practices and games as health regulations require many adjustments.  Since tennis is one of the most contactless sports, making it safer to play ...

Spring Edition: Seniors commit to their school for collegiate sports

Senior Lauren Beard finishes her last lap at a swim meet. Beard plans to continue swimming at the collegiate level. “It’s such an escape from life’s craziness,” Beard said. “It allows me to take a step back and get out all of the anger and frustration I have built up. The community is so supportive and it’s like a second family.”

Zoe DeYoung, Ridwan Oyebamiji, and Lydia Roseman

May 28, 2020

Tia Reed-Basketball Senior Tia Reed couldn’t imagine the idea of playing collegiate basketball, but that changed when she began to hear offers from Missouri Baptist University, Lyon College, Fontbonne University and Fisk University during her high school career. “[I never] really believed [I could play...

Coaches share the disappointment with student-athletes regarding canceled sport seasons

Preparing his team for the upcoming girls lacrosse season, coach Tom Herpel directs his players during the parent/ player game, not knowing the coronavirus would halt the season from begining. With all the varsity players returning, hopes were high for a winning season. “I was heartbroken. I knew how hard the girls worked over the past couple years to put themselves in a position to be so successful,

Cooper Walkoff, Convergent Media Writer

May 21, 2020

Student-athletes aren't the only ones who are disappointed with their seasons being cancelled due to the coronavirus. The coaches are equally frustrated about not being able to lead their teams during the spring.  “This season we had a very strong team with exceptional volleyball skill and knowle...

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