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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. 

Varsity Football and Soccer Affected By Positive COVID-19 Cases

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...

Natalie Kowalski, junior, skates around her neighborhood.

The Return of Roller Skates

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...

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.

Summer Sports Jobs are Up in the Air

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...

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

Team Stays Active During Quarantine

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...

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.

Sports and Activities Put On Hold Due To COVID-19

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...

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...

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.

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.

Swim and Dive Takes Second Straight State Title

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...

With little time left in the game, Love Troupe, Senior, is called out of the game to get her final applause. “It’s bittersweet, but I’m glad I was able to have the career I had,” Troupe said. Troupe scored 7 points on 5 shots and had 4 defensive rebounds in that game.

MHS Shows Out for Basketball’s Senior Night

Jeff Swift, Sports Editor February 28, 2020

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

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...

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