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Farewell to ‘Trainer Matt’

Matt Berning worked as the athletic trainer for more than four years, but is now leaving high-school specific work behind. Berning has taken a position at the Mercy Sports Clinic with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Julienne Lippe.

Cooper Walkoff, Convergence Journalism Writer

December 19, 2019

After teaching classes, supporting athletes and training college students to be athletic trainers, Trainer Matt Berning is leaving to work at the Mercy Sports Clinic with Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Julienne Lippe. “Matt is someone that you can trust and count on. He has always had the players’ health and ...

From high school baseball to playing professional, alumni Sherron Rives uses passion for baseball to coach youth teams

Youth baseball coach and alumni Sherron Rives tells his players the long season is not over yet after winning first place in a spring tournament. Rives led his 14 and under team to three tournament wins in 2018. “It was really different to play for him,” sophomore Nathan Basler said. “He had a different passion for the game, and you could see it in his eyes when he was coaching. He loves baseball more than anyone I’ve seen before.”

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Graduating in 1989 and continuing his baseball career into professional game, alumni Sherron Rives is now giving back to his community by teaching the game to youth players in the St. Louis area. “I was able to play professionally in the minor leagues for the Detroit Tigers organization. I wouldn’t...

Parkway moves on from Kelly Sports Properties

The scoreboard was built after Parkway set up a deal to pay for it through advertising. This occured when Parkway was under the Kelly Sports Properties contract. “The district has posted a sports media position and we’re in the process of interviewing and hiring someone so that person will [be able to] take over some of the duties that Kelly has been performing,” Athletic Director Brian Kessler said.

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

November 4, 2019

Student-athlete welfare. Fundraising. Game sponsorship. Kelly Sports Properties is currently responsible for all these aspects of sports marketing for Parkway’s Athletic Department, but starting next semester, Parkway plans to grow an in-house program. The district will use their home-grown sports...

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