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Come eat breakfast with boy’s soccer

Come eat breakfast with boy’s soccer

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

September 12, 2013

The boy's soccer program is hosting a fundraiser Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8-10 a.m. at The Corner Pub and Grill at 15824 Fountain Plaza. Proceeds from the all you can eat breakfast buffet will be used for the team's uniforms, equipment, bags, team t-shirts and balls. "I am glad we are doing the fundraiser...

The future of Football

The future of Football

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013

High expectations are set for the freshmen football team. Forty-two freshmen make up the team; almost double the number of freshmen last year. Assistant Coach Ryan Pietsch said, “I am excited about the numbers this year, we are able to practice with a first and second team, on both sides of the...

Girls golf team driving for state

Girls golf team driving for state

Brendan Riehl, Staff Writer

August 29, 2013

This year, Parkway West’s Girls Golf team is determined to go to state. Such confidence comes after the team’s performance at the MSHSSA districts last year, when then-junior Emily Goldenstein secured the first victory in 32 years with a score of one under par. She later advanced to sectionals...

Running back to State?

Running back to State?

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

August 29, 2013

The loss of six varsity seniors that finished in 8th place at state last year will not be a challenge for the Cross Country team. “We’ll need more people to step up on the team. We all have to work hard in practice, and run competitively together at meets,” senior captain James Morse said. Wi...

Boys soccer season starts, team sets high goals

Boys soccer season starts, team sets high goals

Tori Downar, Staff Writer

August 28, 2013

With a team change in place at the junior varsity level and a varsity team returning from a close loss at last year’s district championship, all levels of boy’s soccer have set goals for their upcoming season. The freshmen team transformed into a JV C team after only nine freshmen tried out. “I...

Girls Tennis Season Preview

Girls Tennis Season Preview

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

August 28, 2013

The girls’ tennis is starting the season with only two returning varsity players,  leaving multiple spots open for new talent. “I have high expectations for the upcoming season. I plan to win at least 70% of our matches and develop all the new freshmen we have,” coach Jason Townsend said, “I...

Swinging into Softball Season

Swinging into Softball Season

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer

August 28, 2013

The first home game for the school's Softball team will be August 28.  Hitting off the fifth season as the girl’s varsity softball coach, Jeff Chazen is prepared. “We have a lot of experience returning which is a strong factor in our favor,” Chazen said. “If everyone focuses on their specific...

Respect the skirt: Girl’s Field Hockey

Respect the skirt: Girl’s Field Hockey

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

August 28, 2013

After a summer apart, the girl's field hockey team reunited on July 29 at training camp. With 32 freshmen trying out, the team has almost doubled in size. “The freshmen are doing really well! They are picking up skills quickly and seem to have a lot of enthusiasm about the sport,” sophomore Emily...

Summer Soccer Showcase

Summer Soccer Showcase

Debra Klevens, Staff Writer

August 27, 2013

The Soccer Summer Showcase was held from July 11-13.  Thirty-five teams from around Missouri participated. “The weather was very hot, so the managers and coaches made sure the players were well hydrated during the tournament,” Head Boys Varsity Soccer Coach Michael Skordos said. Aside from...

Girl’s Volleyball Serves up the Season

Girl’s Volleyball Serves up the Season

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer

August 26, 2013

The girl's volleyball program will begin August 30 at home against Cor Jesu. Last year the Longhorns won one of three games against Cor Jesu. “Cor Jesu has always been a big competition for us,” senior Abby Lathrop said. “You can never underestimate your opponent.” The team’s ultimate...

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