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Marquette Messenger

Coach King shows her Charity Miles accomplishments, with over 3,000 steps for that day. Charity Miles is an app that records individualssteps, and donates money to a charity of their choice depending on how much they run or bike. King has been able to raise money for her chosen charity, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. “I enjoy being active and I enjoy supporting charities, so it’s a win-win,” King said.

Miles For Money: Students, Staff Support Charities with Steps

Anvi Talyan, Staff Reporter May 9, 2022

A new opportunity has become available to encourage teachers and students to be more active, while allowing them to support a cause that is close to their heart. This came in the form of the Charity miles...

NBA Playoffs Talk: The Semifinals

Pranav Sriraman and Samuel Wakapa May 5, 2022

MHS News Sports Editor Pranav Sriraman and Staff Reporter Sam Wakapa discuss and analyze recent NBA Playoff action up until the 2nd round. They talk about which teams they believe in, what players have...

Pitching coach Adam Starling watches the game against Lindbergh on Thursday April 21, and take notes of the teams performance. This is his last year of coaching befire he becomes the new actvities director.

Coach Starling Accepts Admin Position

Anika Talyan, A&E Editor May 5, 2022

After almost 18 years of coaching, Adam Starling, social studies teacher, is stepping down to become the new Activities Director (AD).  “I feel as if my leadership was capped in my current role of...

Audra Yoder, junior, catches the ball during a varsity lacrosse practice. Yoder is committed to play collegiate lacrosse at Rockhurst University, and has faced pressure from the recruiting process.

Time to Stress or to Decompress?

Aarushi Bute, Co-Associate Editor May 5, 2022

With a deep breath in and out, Omoye Ehimare, junior, squeezes her eyes shut and visualizes herself emerging victorious after passing the finish line at her track meet.  For Ehimare, this two-minute...

Coach Meyer helps Matthew Andrews work on his throw. Meyer observed potential players as they tried out for the upcoming baseball season.

Pro-Sport Inspirations

Anvi Talyan, Staff Reporter May 3, 2022

Olympic gold medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock didn’t start wrestling from a young age, but instead started when she was 14 — the same age that Arshya Pillai, freshman, started the sport.  Though Pillai...

MHSNews | PURE Fun: Organization plays badminton to raise money for disadvantaged youth

Ashu Srirangam, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

Charity organization People for Urban and Rural Education (PURE) hosted its first-ever Badminton Tournament Fundraiser on Sunday, April 3, at the Chesterfield Mall.

Dominic Mazzola, Jay Schaaf, Harrison Cross, Connor Hopwood and Ryan Hopwood pose outside Lake Valley Golf Club after receiving their 6th place team trophy at a tournament in the Ozarks.

Boys Golf Bonds at Ozarks Tournament

Annie Alcorn, Staff Reporter April 20, 2022

The boys varsity golf team left their tournament at the Lake of the Ozarks with a 6th place title win and a score of 326.  The team competed against 23 other teams from around the state at the tournament...

The NFL’s most recent suspension of Calvin Ridley leaves many fans wondering if the NFL has fair practices when assessing suspensions. Ridley, who was caught betting on NFL games while being away from the league due to a mental health break, has been suspended for the entirety of the upcoming 2022 NFL season.

NFL Fans Question the League’s Integrity

Pranav Sriraman, Co-Sports Editor April 13, 2022

The National Football League (NFL) suspended Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons superstar wide receiver, for the entire duration of the 2022 NFL Season without pay. The reason behind the Monday, March 7,...

Swimmers of all grade levels participate in the swim team annual scavenger hunt that ventures around St. Louis. Tasks vary in nature and location to present a challenge to the team. While some tasks require only photos, others require purchases. Sophomores Nicola Downing and Liv Trost and junior Erin Huff had the task of buying a goldfish and taking pictures with their new pets.

Athletes Swear by Good Luck Charms

Jacob Robinson, Co-Sports Editor April 10, 2022

For baseball player Warner Lenahan, junior, there's one piece of clothing he never forgets on game day. “I always make sure to have some funky socks on when I play,” Lenahan said. “The other weekend...

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