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The varsity lacrosse team raises their sticks before a match against Francis Howell in 2019. This was Coach Chris Elledges final year of head coaching for the varsity lacrosse team, and Coach Renee Abrolats final year as the assistant coach before being promoted to head coach for the 2020 season.

Varsity Girls Lacrosse: New Season, New Coach

Annie McGinnis, Co-Sports Editor March 2, 2021

Renee Abrolat, previously the varsity assistant lacrosse coach, stepped into the head coach position last season, hoping to grow the program after participating in it herself in high school. “Getting...

Aidan Rudman, senior, achieved 100 varsity wins on Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Chaminade quad dual.

Aidan Rudman Achieves 100 Varsity Wrestling Wins

Grace Taylor, Social Media Editor February 28, 2021

Walking into the competition Aidan Rudman, senior, was confident he was going to secure a win. And he did. On Thursday, Jan 14, at the Chaminade quad dual, Aidan earned his 100th varsity win. Rudman...

Senior John Bush, forward, awaits a faceoff in the SLUH defensive zone.

MHS Hockey Advances to Challenge Cup Semi-Finals

Carter Van Buskirk, Features Editor February 17, 2021

After a two game series between MHS and Saint Louis University High School (SLUH), the Mustangs are set to advance to the semi-finals of the 2021 High School Hockey Challenge Cup. Game one started off...

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. I feel I am set back a little bit from last season, Cosman said.

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 basketballs team practice. Marsh was one of the players to test positive for Covid-19 during the teams 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...

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