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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.”
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...

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.
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...

A season-ending injury to a speedy recovery

Smiling before surgery, junior Tim Nelson holds a teddy bear. Nelson was excited to undergo surgery so that he could begin the long recovery process. “After the pain goes away, I know [the  recovery process] will be easy,” Nelson said. “I just need to have patience, and that's kind of something I don't have all the time.”
December 11, 2019

During the second play of the varsity football game against Oakville, junior Tim Nelson began running to the left to get off the block. As he carried the ball to make a cut to the right, his foot got stuck...

Football preps to make a run in the playoffs

Raising his hands in the air, junior quarterback Isaac Kittrell celebrates a touchdown. The team defeated Oakville 28-0 Sept. 6, and as they prepare for districts, they hope to have a similar outcome. “If we follow our assignments, make the right decisions and overall play well, we’ll have the potential of making a deep run,” Kittrell said.
November 7, 2019

As you look at the football field, you see a group of determined and focused boys getting ready to make a deep run in the playoffs. “It's win or go home at this time.  We will be the underdog in...

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