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Students race for Saint Louis Rowing Club

Students race for Saint Louis Rowing Club

Beatrice Antonenko, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

Competing in their first regatta for the Saint Louis Rowing Club, freshmen and first-year novice rowers Jilian Crutcher, Audrey Deyoung, Jonah Gaskill and Emma Wistuba worked alongside graduating varsity seniors Drew Harris and Katy Ward April 22.  Saint Louis Rowing Club is the only high school rowing cl...

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 7, 2018

After losing their top four of six varsity players to graduating last May, this year has been a rebuilding season for the boys tennis team. “This season my goal was to see our team this season have good spirits since we lost a lot of seniors last year, so it was going to be kind of a rough year...

Boys varsity baseball team wins conference for the first time in 15 years

Boys varsity baseball team wins conference for the first time in 15 years

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

The varsity baseball team defeated Affton High School on May 1, taking home their first conference title in 15 years. For the past five years, varsity baseball coach Tony McNabb has been building player fundamentals, experience and confidence by setting up camps and fall and winter open gyms. “I fe...

Track injuries plague the team

Track injuries plague the team

Noah Gwin, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

With two varsity runners forced to step off the track due to injury, the girls track team has adjusted. The wave of injuries began with junior hurdler Bri Vietmeier, developed tendinitis, [inflammation within tendons] as a result of overuse. Vietmeier spent the winter season playing girls JV basketb...

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 1, 2018

With a 6-3 record, the varsity girls lacrosse team now has their sights set on making it to the semi-final round of playoffs, which begin May 14. “Since there are a lot of underclassmen on the team, one of our goals is to just really learn the game and get better at it together,” freshman and m...

Freshman Leah Selm scores a position on the varsity soccer team

Freshman Leah Selm scores a position on the varsity soccer team

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Whether she is playing a state cup qualifying game for her Lou Fusz club team or just juggling a ball in her backyard, freshman Leah Selm has been working to improve her soccer skills. On March 2, the last day of soccer tryouts, Selm earned a starting position on the varsity soccer team. “I was rea...

Spring sports preview

Spring sports preview

Zaven Nalbandian, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018

*All quotes come from the team’s head coach Baseball 2017 record: 10-15 Coach: Tony McNabb Assistant coaches: Josh Herrick, Andrew Jett, Jeffrey Rogers and Mike Mertin. Returning varsity players: Ten Returning starters: Four Players to watch: Jack Swiney, Mark Mueller, Daniel Loaney, Tr...

Girls soccer team poised for successful season

Girls soccer team poised for successful season

Claire Smout

April 18, 2018

With a varsity record of 7-1 and a junior varsity record of 5-1, both girls soccer teams have high expectations for the rest of the season. “We really want to be undefeated for the season,” freshman and junior varsity player Claire Hardy said. “To reach that goal we are working a lot on foot sk...

Sixteen students run in the Go! St. Louis half-marathon

Sixteen students run in the Go! St. Louis half-marathon

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

After spending 11 weeks in the winter training for the race, the half marathon club ran in the GO! St. Louis Half Marathon on April 8. “It was a very exciting experience. Although it was challenging and intimidating, it’s one of those things that a lot of people don’t get to be involved in, so I definitely ...

Rho Sigma Delta Wins National Championship

Rho Sigma Delta Wins National Championship

Gabe Davis, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

The Parkway Step Team, Rho Sigma Delta, traveled to Virginia Beach March 19 to compete in a national step competition and won first place. “Anytime our coaches talk to us they tell us ‘We’re taking home first place; we aren’t taking home anything less,’” freshmen Thalia Banks said. Banks ...

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