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Leslie Tiemeyer, FACs teacher, attended the St. Louis Blues Stanley Cup Rally on Jun. 15, 2019, where she interacted with Blues players, such as defenseman Jaw Bouwmeester. This was the last rally for the Blues before COVID-19 restricted large gatherings.

Sports Fans Absent From Major League Games

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor January 18, 2021

“It's just electric.”  This is how Leslie Tiemeyer, FACS teacher, describes the palpable feeling the crowd radiates while viewing a St. Louis Blues game at the Enterprise Center. “There's...

A St. Louis City scarf is raised showcasing the new emblem and colors of the team. The franchise has begun selling apparel which is now available on the STL City fan shop online.

MLS to STL: The Future of Our City

Carter Van Buskirk, Features Editor January 18, 2021

City Red. River Blue. Energy Yellow. Those are the colors of St. Louis City, Major League Soccer’s (MLS) newest team, joining Sacramento, Ca. in the 2023 season.  "St. Louis is a city with a rich...

Sydney Wurdack, junior, protects the ball in a competitive game against Liberty.

Competitiveness Stems Mental Strain on Athletes

Lajja Patel, Staff Reporter January 18, 2021

Competitiveness. It’s what drives athletes to out run their opponents. It’s what drives a team to win a district title. It’s what drives a player to be the best. This is exactly what competitiveness...

Carsyn Cosman, junior, takes advantage of the pool access to improve during practice Friday, Dec. 11. Cosman said limited access to pools last spring and summer challenged her.

Swim and dive begin season after win

Marin Ellington, Co-Sports Editor December 25, 2020

Coming off of their second consecutive State Championship, the girls swim and dive team was riding a high. After a successful season, athletes such as Theresa Santos, junior, were anticipating the excitement...

Owen Marsh, Senior, practices free throws during the varsity basketball's team practice. Marsh was one of the players to test positive for Covid-19 during the team's try outs on November 2, tryouts resumed on November 17.

Boys Basketball Tryouts Postponed and Athletes Forced to Quarantine

Annie McGinnis November 25, 2020

The varsity and JV boys basketball teams resumed tryouts Tuesday, Nov. 17 after a two week quarantine as a result of being exposed to COVID-19 the first day of tryouts Monday, Nov. 2. Eric Schweain,...

The Sportology Club meets for a Friday meeting earlier in the year. The primary focus of the discussion was on predictions for upcoming football games.

Professional Sports Fans Find a New Way to Bond

Connor Del Carmen, Associate Editor November 24, 2020

As the major sports season cancellations began to drag on last spring and summer due to COVID-19, sports fans around the world were feeling the effects of withdrawal. Junior Supraneeth Yedem, president...

Girls Tennis finishes their season with a win against the previously undefeated Timberland. “This season was by far the most enjoyable of my time in high school despite the uncertainty and restrictions due to coronavirus,” Phoebe Calabrese, senior and varsity player, said. “All of our players wanted the best for one another, and we were each other’s biggest supporters.”

Girls Tennis Season Ends

Marin Ellington, Co-Sports Editor November 11, 2020

Girls tennis ended its season, shortened due to a late start, with an 8-3 record and second place at Districts Wednesday, Oct. 7.  Despite being a low-contact sport, the tennis season was not immune...

The MHS Varsity players and coaches pose with their Class 5 District 2 Champion plaque after beating Eureka 9-2 in District Championships.

MHS Varsity Softball Continues District Championship Winning Streak

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor October 24, 2020

Varsity Softball went into District Championships with a five consecutive season District Championship winning streak, motivating them to defeat Eureka and become the Class 5 District 2 Champions. The...

The QR code located at the entrance of an MHS venue is used by spectators to check in and fill out an entry form.

RSD Spectator Guidelines Allow Only Family To Attend Fall Sports Competitions

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor October 17, 2020

From masks to limited spectators to competing outside the county, fall sports competitions during the 2020 season have experienced little normalcy. However, recently updated spectator guidelines add a...

St. Louis County athletes and parents protest at the Let Them Play rally against County Executive  Sam Page’s decision to cancel high school sports games.

STL County High School Athletes and Parents Petition Against Cancellation of Fall Sports Competitions

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor September 23, 2020

After St. Louis County Executive Sam Page cancelled competitions for moderate and high contact high school fall sports effective Friday, Sept. 11, a student-made online petition quickly gained attention. Executive...

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