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Captain Kenzie Petch, senior, dribbles through two Pioneer defenders to make a break for the goal. Petch has committed to play at Maryville University, an NCAA Division II school, next year. “I’ve had my friends support, family’s support, and a big part of it was my effort,” she said.

Varsity Field Hockey Celebrates Senior Night

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer & Production Editor October 2, 2021

Wednesday marked the end of an era for 7 MHS seniors who are playing in their last season as Mustangs and Varsity Field Hockey celebrated their Senior Night Sept. 29. Captain Kenzie Petch, senior, said...

Kayla Santucci, junior, looks to defend an Ursuline in bounds play in the Mustangs game Wednesday September 8. The Mustangs advanced to 3-2 on the season after their win over the Bears.

Photo Gallery: Varsity Field Hockey Defeats Ursuline Academy

Ben Hughes, Executive Producer & Production Editor September 13, 2021

Senior Cici Bailey hangs upside down while practicing her aerial arts. Bailey performs competitive aerial arts, and her performances often require specialized costumes. There’s times where I love my costume and then there’s times where I despise my costume, Bailey said. Sometimes they’re ill fitting because the sizes aren’t made for all body types, obviously, unless you get a custom fit which can be really expensive.

More Than a Uniform: Athletic Gear Raises Female Sexualization Debate

Marin Ellington, Editor-in-Chief August 17, 2021

Shriya Sawant, senior, is a competitive gymnast and often finds it difficult to feel completely comfortable given the tight-fitting nature of her uniforms and the sexualization of athletic wear she has...

Claire Montgomery, sophomore, plays midfielder against Lafayette High School Monday, April 5. The game ended 7-4 with LHS taking the win.

Sophomore Switches Sports from Soccer to Lacrosse

Annie Alcorn, Student Reporter May 21, 2021

As Claire Montgomery, sophomore, walked onto the turf for lacrosse tryouts, it was not only a new season, but also a whole new sport for Montgomery.    In January of 2021, just two months before...

On Monday, May 10, varsity boys golf placed first in the Class 5 District Championship.  This victory propelled the team to their next match, the State Tournament, where they placed fifth.

Varsity Boys Golf Earns Victories Leading To State

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor May 18, 2021

Winning the 2021 Class 5 District Championship, in addition to ranking high at multiple tournaments this year, makes the varsity boys golf team a strong competitor leading to the state tournament. As...

Amin Motlaq, freshman, balanced participating in Ramadan with his participation on the boys track and field team.

Muslim Athletes Navigate Ramadan

Emma Tyulyayev, Staff Reporter May 16, 2021

Wednesday ended the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, where from sunrise to sunset, those particpating, including some MHS athletes, were not allowed to eat or drink. Instead participants prayed...

Will Sherman, senior, became the 2021 Missouri High School Racquetball State champion for the second consecutive year on Sunday, Feb. 28. Sherman currently plays for Lafayette High School, as MHS does not have a team.

Senior Wins Racquetball State Championship

Annie McGinnis , Co-Sports Editor May 10, 2021

After being cut from the baseball team freshman year, Will Sherman, senior, said his disappointment led him to pursue another sport: racquetball. “When one door closes, another door opens, right?”...

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