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Boys Golf Wins Fourth at State

The boys golf team competed at the State tournament earlier this week. Overall, the team got fourth out of eight teams. There were, however, two All-State golfers on the team this year, which has never happened in MHS history. Jack Cronin, third from the left, tied for for second place and Tyler Linenbroker, center,  tied for 15th place.

Rene Moore, Assistant Online Editor

May 17, 2019

Earlier this week the MHS boys golf team competed in the State tournament and placed fourth out of eight teams, which is one place better than the 2018 tournament where the team placed fifth out of eight teams. Jack Cronin, junior, has been to State every year since starting high school and was All-St...

Student-Athletes Balance Academics with Athletics

Student-Athletes Balance Academics with Athletics

Jailon Lyons, Lauren Pickett, Asia-Breiona Green, and Jordyn Reid

April 26, 2019

One word describes Jake Besch’s high school journey: determination. Besch is an example of a student who defies the assumption that athletes and academics are like water and oil. He is a National Honor Society (NHS) member with a perfect ACT score, 4.0 GPA and a vision for a career in finan...

Q&A: Goalie Isaac Weatherford Leads Local Hockey Team To National Championship Win

The 14U Chesterfield Falcons crowd around the net at the National Championships in South Bend.

Jen Bosche, Online Editor in Chief

April 23, 2019

Helmets drop. Gloves and sticks are thrown. Everyone jumps off the bench and races towards the goalie. This was the experience of one particular Marquette goalie when the 14U Chesterfield Falcons won the USA Hockey Tier 2 National Championship in South Bend, Ind., on April 8. After a long and tied gam...

MHS Girls Lacrosse beat MICDS 14-13 for the first time on Monday

Megan Beshore, junior, defends the goal against St. Mary’s. They won this game and later went on to beat MICDS 14-13. “We have been working extremely hard this season, and it is definitely paying off,” Beshore said.

Caroline Cudney, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019

Down by 3 goals at the beginning of the game, girls varsity lacrosse worked to catch up and beat Mary Institute Country Day School (MICDS) for the first time in history on April 15th. “It was the best feeling ever,” Lauren Fenton, junior, said. “I almost started crying out of happiness beca...

Stewart Takes Over as Head Football Coach

Coach Michael Stewart writing out a Blitz play for the defense. Stewart was recently named Head Coach of the MHS football program.

Jeff Swift, Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

The search for a new football coach ended, as the team announced Michael Stewart, defensive coordinator and linebackers coach, as the new coach. Stewart has led the team to three shutouts in the 2018 season, the second most by any squad in school history, as well as allowing only 15.3 points per ...

Walters focused on future after Second Team All-Metro Nomination

Walters focused on future after Second Team All-Metro Nomination

Connor Del Carmen and Shon Sayfuddinov

March 14, 2019

Mason Walters, senior, was named to the All-Metro Second Team for cross country by the St. Louis Track Club in February. Walters credited his performance at the State meet in Jefferson City in November as a deciding factor in being named to the All-Metro Second Team. “It was a pretty cool ...

Girls Varsity Basketball Wins Districts For First Time

After receiving the ball from Melissa Price, Autumn Brown, junior, passes the ball to Kennedi Watkins. They played Parkway Central on Wednesday after their District win, but unfortunately lost with a final score of 58-55. “I am proud of how far we got this year,” Brown said. “But I do wish we could have gone farther.”

Caroline Cudney, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

Girls varsity basketball beat Lafayette at the District Championship last Friday making it their first ever District win. “It was so amazing to see the girls win,” Timothy Bowdern, head coach, said. “It was neat to see all the girls run out, and they were so excited to make history.” ...

Girl’s Swim Team Wins State

Taryn Zweifel, Senior, dives into the water at the COMO meet at the Mizzou rec center. Zweifel would medal second in the 200 girls medley, the best finish at the meet.

Jeff Swift, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

For the third time in school history, girls Swim and Dive team are the Class two Missouri State Champs, with 278 points, a 53.5 point victory over the second place Rock Bridge. This victory marked the schools first girls swim title since the 1999-2000 season. They took the title at the St. Peters Rec...

Grappler Grabs First Girls Wrestling Medal in School History

Grappler Grabs First Girls Wrestling Medal in School History

Jeff Swift and Jordan Chazen

February 22, 2019

Leah Ozersky, sophomore, has practiced as a member of the new girls squad since wrestling started in November, and she was hoping to make an impression in her first tournament at Rockwood Summit. And boy did she ever. Ozersky finished third in the tournament, becoming one of the girls divisions first...

Del Pizzo Resigns From J.V. Boys Tennis Coaching Position

Del Pizzo Resigns From J.V. Boys Tennis Coaching Position

Connor Del Carmen, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

After 19 years of coaching, Matthew Del Pizzo announced his resignation from coaching j.v. boys tennis. Del Pizzo will still continue to coach varsity girls tennis in the fall, but he said he wanted to resign from one coaching season in order to have more time with his wife Lisa and stepdaughter ...

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