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Varsity Football and Soccer Affected By Positive COVID-19 Cases

Coach Michael Stewart, varsity football coach, said the football team has been following the safety measure designated by the County and by medical professionals in RSD to practice safely. These include limiting groups to 20 people, having sanitation stations in four areas of the stadium, disinfecting equipment between uses and wearing a mask when not exercising. 

Zara Tola, Copy Editor

September 9, 2020

When Christopher Kenny, varsity boys soccer coach, learned that one of his players tested positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday Sept. 2, he immediately called off practice for the team. Coach Kenny is unsure how the standard 14-day quarantine will affect the varsity team when they return to practice a...

The Return of Roller Skates

Natalie Kowalski, junior, skates around her neighborhood.

Rutaiba Siddiqui, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2020

The hobby that took America by a storm in the 90s and 2000s is making a comeback: roller skating.  Roller skates are sold out in stores across the country, and this comeback can be credited to Tiktok user Ana Coto.  On Tuesday, Apr. 28, the video of Ana Coto cruising down her neighborhood to the cl...

Summer Sports Jobs are Up in the Air

While some St. Louis County businesses were permitted to reopen Monday, May 18, all gyms, fitness centers, playgrounds and pools are still prohibited from reopening. This has caused concern among some students who work summer jobs at these facilities.

Zara Tola, Social Media Editor

May 27, 2020

With the rise of unemployment affecting all workers deemed non-essential to society, students who worked in the sports industry may no longer be able to depend on their jobs as a source of income during the summer. “If I can’t work over the summer, it will be hard to pay for things,” said sopho...

Team Stays Active During Quarantine

Zack Bowman. junior, performs the “15 for Joe” pushup challenge during the stay-at-home order.

Connor Del Carmen, Co-Sports Editor

May 23, 2020

Even though the first official football practice is three months away, junior Zack Bowman, linebacker, knows putting in offseason work is essential for success on the field - even if that work must be done amidst the first U.S. pandemic since 1918. “During a time like this, the best thing to do is exercise,”...

Sports and Activities Put On Hold Due To COVID-19

Ben Swift, senior, bats during a game against the Liberty Eagles, April 6, 2019. The Mustangs won this game 11-4 and are scheduled to play Liberty again this year May 5 if the spring sports season resumes.

Connor Del Carmen, Sports Editor

March 21, 2020

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) released a statement Monday, March 16, cancelling the remaining District and State Championships for Speech and Debate and theater. MSHSAA also announced the cancellation of the State Music Festival and the Class Four and Five State basketball...

Student Experiences Life-Changing Weight Loss From Running

Student Experiences Life-Changing Weight Loss From Running

Zara Tola, Data Journalist

March 14, 2020

“Every time I would go on the bus, this kid would call me ‘fat hippo boy’,” sophomore Christian Dreher recalled of his freshmen year.  Dreher, after starting to run during cross country last semester, has undergone a physical and emotional transformation after losing 40 pounds over th...

MHSNews | Competitive Weight Lifter Prepares for American Open

MHSNews | Competitive Weight Lifter Prepares for American Open

Lexie Diekroeger, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2020

Sometimes failure in one area can lead to success in another. After getting cut from the soccer team, junior Adam Withinton found a love for competitive weightlifting.

Swim and Dive Takes Second Straight State Title

Abbey Bolt, senior, swims during a dual meet against the Eureka Wildcats. Marquette would win that meet 129-59, extending their undefeated regular season streak of six years.

Connor Del Carmen, Sports Editor

March 5, 2020

 At the conclusion of the 400 yard free relay, spectators and athletes stared expectantly towards the scoreboard at St. Peters Rec-Plex knowing the outcome of the previous relay would determine which team would end up as State champions.  When the scoreboard updated, MHS athletes rejoiced when th...

MHSNews | Boys Varsity Basketball Earns “Josh Merz Night” Win

MHSNews | Boys Varsity Basketball Earns

Jackson Estwanick and Shyam Punnachalil

February 28, 2020

A "Senior Night" is an annual tradition that many MHS athletics and activities hold to honor their senior members. However, this year's boys varsity basketball team celebrated differently as they only had one senior on the roster, Josh Merz....

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