Safety first: Athletics Director Brian Kessler plans return to sports

Planning for a safe return to  sports and activities, Athletic Director Brian Kessler sends out new information to parents and students. As back to school approaches, Kessler worked with MSHSAA and other districts to decide the best way to continue with sports and activities. “The workload has been immense, the changes to the schedule have been a lot and then there’s a lot of fatigue,” Kessler said. “It’s hard to think what’s right for your community at this time because things can change quickly.”
August 22, 2020

As professional sports teams around the country struggle to create safe seasons, Athletic Director Brian Kessler works with the Missouri Sports High School Athletic Association (MSHSAA) and other groups...

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...

Senior Nature Williams-Harkins looks forward to track season

Clearing the hurdle, Williams-Harkins competes in a meet at Parkway Central. Williams-Harkins raced the 100 meter hurdles.“When the gun goes off, it is complete silence. I can’t hear anything. It is just a straight shot,” Williams-Harkins said.
March 12, 2018

State champion, state runner-up, district champion and all-conference are just a few of the titles senior Nature Williams-Harkins has earned in her high school track career so far. It all started for...

Video: fitness center awaits long overdue renovations

February 21, 2018
With cardio equipment well over a decade old and deteriorating weight equipment, the health and physical education department looks at a potential for $50,000 to $65,000 in renovations.

Atajio Ivy reflects on four years as a varsity wrestler

February 16, 2018

Pathfinder: When did you find the passion for wrestling? Ivy: It’s a funny story. So, when I first got into wrestling, I didn’t think I was going to stay with it. I knew that my dad had wrestled...

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