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Boys and Girls Swimming inducted into the Missouri Hall of Fame

Boys and Girls Swimming inducted into the Missouri Hall of Fame

John Watson, Editor in Chief

December 10, 2013

The Parkway West swim program, both boys and girls, were selected for induction into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. West will be joining the likes of Stan Musial and Dan Dierdorf as only the fourth high school program ever selected to be in the Hall of Fame, and the first from the St. Louis area. “I...

A reason to race

A reason to race

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

On Nov. 9, junior Maddy Brown ran in the state cross-country meet for the third consecutive year. She ran the fastest 5k of her life, earning third place at the state cross-country meet with a time of 18:32. “The state course itself actually isn’t that hard, but the competition is. As my coach...

Hockey and racquetball: a day in the life of non-school sponsored sports

Hockey and racquetball: a day in the life of non-school sponsored sports

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Four hundred and nine students, not quite half of the school population, participated in fall sports. Most students can find an area to fit in through sports, whether it be an activity pursued by many, such as soccer or basketball, or a less conventional sport, such as hockey and racquetball. However,...

Student Spotlight: Tommy Christensen

Student Spotlight: Tommy Christensen

Austin Oakes, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

Parkway West boys swimming will be participating in the Missouri High School State Swim & Dive Meet on Saturday, Nov. 16.  We chose senior Tommy Christensen for a quick interview on his swimming career. Christensen, one of the captains of the team, has been swimming professionally for 12 years. ...

Calming the Cardinals craze

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

The Cardinals have yet again reached the World Series, proving they deserve to be a part of the Postseason. They face one of their greatest rivals: the Boston Red Sox. Both teams have each won 11 World Series titles, and for both teams this is their third trip to the series in the last 10 years. “We...

Welcome to the ZOU

Welcome to the ZOU

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

On Saturday, Oct. 12, No. 25 Missouri took on the No.8 Georgia Bulldogs in Athens, GA. Mizzou pulled off the upset snapping Georgia’s 15 game home winning streak. Mizzou won 41-26 sending their record to (6-0) on the season and up to No. 16 in the rankings. Georgia fell to No. 14 in the polls with...

Float or sink? American football in the U.K.

Float or sink? American football in the U.K.

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the NFL hosted their sixth annual game in London at Wembley stadium. The game featured the (0-3) Pittsburg Steelers against the (0-3) Minnesota Vikings. The Vikings held on with a 34-27 win. Since the 2007 season, the NFL has sent two teams across the pond each year for a mutal...

Rams lose Bradford to a torn ACL

Rams lose Bradford to a torn ACL

John Watson, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2013

Just as the St. Louis Rams’ offense began to finally come together, they lost their most key part in fourth year quarterback Sam Bradford to a torn ACL while playing against the Carolina Panthers. He will miss the rest of the 2013 season. While trying to lead a second half comeback while down 15-30,...

Junior softball star has full ride to college

Junior softball star has full ride to college

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

Junior Kennedy Frank is not your average varsity softball player; she has three colleges offering her scholarships. Drake, Evansville, both giving her a full ride, and Western Illinois, offering her a 70% scholarship. “Kennedy deserves these scholarships because she has worked extremely hard for...

California boys

California boys

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

For the past three years the varsity soccer team has participated in the Gateway City Classic tournament. Different schools from all around the city host nationally ranked teams from out of state. Our varsity team hosted the Jesuits soccer team from Sacramento, California for four days. “It was...

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