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The junior qualified for the Class 5 sectionals in three events on Saturday at the District 1 meet at Oakville. Hatfield-Jackson, who qualified for state in the triple jump in 2017, won the event with a leap of 45-1.25 and was first in the long jump (21-8). He cleared 6-4 and finished third …

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The junior is just one of three girls on the Hornets’ track and field team this spring, and she broke out in a big way at Saturday’s Class 1 District 1 meet at New Haven. Fels won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.20 seconds and then captured the district title in the 300 hurdles in 50…

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The senior captured his third Jefferson County Activities Association golf championship on April 25 when he shot a 7-over-par 79 at the Ste. Genevieve Golf Club. Hammond, the JCAA champion in 2015-2016, birdied the first hole and was 1-over-par at the turn during the conference championships…

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The senior is aiming at his third appearance in the Class 5 state track and field championships in May. Clark finished third in the state in the discus as a sophomore and seventh last season. His throw of 180-9 captured first place Friday at the De Soto Invitational and broke his personal re…

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The freshman from Olathe, Kan. pounded the ball during a three-game stretch last week against community colleges from St. Charles and State Fair. During those three games, Doyle was 7 for 10, knocked in 12 runs, scored seven runs and had a grand slam in the first game April 12 against State …

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The sophomore shortstop began the season with a bang in the Blackcats’ first two games, a 16-2 win against Maplewood-Richmond Heights on April 4 and a 4-1 victory over rival Crystal City on April 5. Against the Blue Devils, Duncan was 3 for 3 with three runs scored, three RBIs, a stolen base…

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The Festus senior matched her personal record when she cleared 11-0 in the pole vault March 28 at the North County Invitational in Bonne Terre. Reed is a two-time state qualifier in the pole vault and holds the school record and Jefferson County Activities Association mark with Windsor gradu…

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Four months after an injury during football season required surgery to repair his injured knee, the Blue Jays junior sprinted his way to first place in 11.61 seconds on a wet track in the 100-meter dash Saturday at the Festus Early Bird Invitational. Graves broke his older brother’s, Austin …

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The freshman from O’Fallon, Mo. has been a key player in the Vikings’ current six-game winning streak. Barnes, the starting shortstop, has swiped a team-high 20 bases, putting her on pace to catch Theresa DeCosty, who set the school record of 74 stolen bases in 2014. Barnes is batting a robu…

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The sophomore transferred to Jeffco from the University of South Carolina and has supplied the Vikings (11-2-1) with power at the plate early this season. Polak, from Quincy, Ill., leads Jeffco with seven home runs and 16 RBIs. He crushed four home runs and had six RBIs in a 12-4 victory on …

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The 6-4 junior forward had three fouls by halftime of Friday night’s Class 4 District 2 boys basketball championship in Farmington. But Brewer wouldn’t be called for another foul the rest of the game, scored the first six points of the second half and helped the Hawks beat the host Knights 6…

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As of Feb. 2, the Lions were 3-16 and mired in a 10-game losing streak. But after beating Fox 47-39 Saturday in the first round of the Class 5 District 1 tournament, Northwest (8-18) has won three straight and five of its last seven games. In each of the Lions’ last three games, Fortner, a j…

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The Seckman junior won his second Class 4 state wrestling championship Saturday at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia when he beat CBC freshman Vincent Zerban 8-7 at 120 pounds. Orine, who finished first at 113 last season, scored a takedown against Zerban in the waning seconds of the second perio…

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The sophomore was one of four Tigers to qualify for the 88th Missouri State High School Activities Association Wrestling Championships Thursday through Saturday at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia. French (38-8) was the only Festus wrestler to advance to the Class 3 District 1 championships Satu…

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The senior guard produced 24 points and 10 steals last week in the Eagles’ wins against Jefferson County Activities Association small-schools rivals Jefferson and Crystal City. Grandview has won 11 consecutive games and beat the Blue Jays 56-32 and the Hornets 73-25. The win against Crystal …

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The junior improved to 36-2 this year after capturing the 160-pound championship on Saturday at the De Soto Bob Georger Classic. None of Zimmermann’s opponents at the tournament escaped the first round. He pinned Hillsboro sophomore John Moseley in 40 seconds, Sullivan senior Alec McCormick …

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The senior guard has been among the leaders in assists per game in the St. Louis area all season and currently averages over six. Horsley paced the Tigers with 24 points in their 48-40 victory over visiting De Soto in Friday night’s Jefferson County Activities Association large-schools game.…

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The senior pinned his first two opponents, then beat Parkway West junior Ty Osby in the 182-pound championship of Saturday’s Route 141 Rumble at Rockwood Summit. Yarnell, who finished third in the state in Class 3 at 182 pounds last season, has a record of 26-0 and has also won tournament ti…

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The junior heavyweight shined at the Don Fuhrmann Duals at Hillsboro on Dec. 28-29. Becker, who is 14-0 this season, won three matches by forfeit, four by fall and beat Pacific’s Trevor Heitsch in an 8-0 major decision. Pacific won the team portion of the standings and the Hawks finished sec…

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The 6-6 senior forward averaged 13.3 points and 12.6 rebounds in the three games the Owls (5-8) played in the Affton Holiday Tournament last week. Schmidt also blocked 12 shots during the tournament and grabbed 19 rebounds against Lift for Life. For the season, Schmidt is averaging 12.8 poin…

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The “super freshman” has helped the Lions win consecutive tournament championships. Newhouse, who has a record of 19-2 this season, pinned Ethan Wells of Christian County in the 120-pound final at the Cape Central Tiger Classic on Dec. 16 to help the Lions win with 348.5 points. On Dec. 9 in…

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The reigning Jefferson County Activities Association small schools most valuable player was the driving force in two close wins for the Blue Jays last week. Null, a junior, scored 23 points in the Jefferson’s 56-55 last-second home win over Ste. Genevieve on Friday, then poured in 28 more in…

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The senior guard combined for 27 points and eight steals in the Blackcats’ two wins this weekend. On Friday, Herculaneum beat Grandview 39-36 in the Doe Run Black and Red Classic final and Partney had 14 points, four rebounds and five assists. The Blackcats improved to 7-0 on Saturday with a…

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The junior heavyweight was undefeated in the seven matches he was scheduled for on Friday and Saturday at the 44th Annual Ron Sauer Duals at Fox. Johnson, who qualified for the Class 4 state championships last season at heavyweight, won three matches by forfeit, two by fall and two by decisi…

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The senior guard scored 18 of his game-high 29 points in the fourth quarter of the Warriors’ 75-64 win against Seckman in the season tipoff for both teams on Nov. 21. McQueen led off the fourth with a two-handed slam dunk and finished the game with five 3-point baskets. He also had six rebou…

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The senior quarterback guided the Hawks to the Class 4 quarterfinals for the first time in five years. Isaacson scored the game-winning touchdowns in the fourth quarter of the district semifinal against Farmington and championship against Cape Girardeau Central. In Hillsboro’s 34-20 loss to …

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After finishing fourth at the Class 3 boys cross country state championships his first two years, the junior surged to second place in 15:46.57 on Saturday at the Oak Hills Golf Club in Jefferson City. McDaniel has been part of a state championship team all three years on the varsity and led…

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After Strafford on Saturday won the first set of the Class 2 championship 25-23, the senior middle hitter was instrumental in helping the Lancers dominate the second set 25-8. Grimshaw registered 15 kills, three blocks and 16.5 points in the three-set victory for St. Pius, which won the thir…

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The junior forward scored the lone goal in each of the Lancers’ 1-0 victories against Perryville and Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) in last week’s Class 2 District 1 tournament. St. Pius last won a district title in 2013 when it competed in Class 1. Easter leads the Lancers with 18 goals and 49…

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The junior won the Jefferson County Activities Association championship on Saturday at West City Park in 20:30.97, which was 24 seconds faster than the second-place finisher. Stricklin has won the JCAA title three straight years. As a freshman, she finished fifth in Class 2 and helped the Bl…

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The junior has a record of 17-1 this season playing No. 1 singles for the Lancers. Wilson beat Kennett’s Emma Phillips 6-1, 6-2 to win the Class 1 Sectional championship. She’s the first girl from St. Pius to qualify for the state tennis tournament. Wilson went undefeated in singles and doub…

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The senior front row player was instrumental in helping the Hawks win the Jefferson County Activities Association large schools championship this season. Hillsboro, which has won 38 matches since Erin Boss became head coach in 2016, split the JCAA title last year with Perryville and Windsor.…

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The junior has been the top runner on the Warriors since her freshman year. On Friday at the Ed White Warrior Invitational, Martin won with a time of 19:32.30, which was 2:46 faster than her time last year in the same race. Running on a 2.35 mile course, Martin won the Jackson Invitational o…

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The senior running back scored the game’s only touchdown against De Soto on Friday night and finished with a game-high 193 yards on 33 carries. Fiedler, who leads the Tigers (2-3) with 405 yards on the ground this season, carried the ball 15 straight times as Festus marched 86 yards against …

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The senior outpaced a field of 115 runners on Saturday at the Stan Nelson Invitational with a first-place time of 15:53.26, which is a personal best. In his two other races this season, Koester finished second at the Cross Country Classic at Arnold City Park on Aug. 24 and won the Webster Gr…

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The Northwest sophomore has scored 12 goals, including the game-winner in overtime against Lafayette on Aug. 31. O’Dell recorded eight goals and had an assist in four games to lead all players in scoring among the 14-team Northwest-Parkway West Tournament. O’Dell had hat tricks (three goals …

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Seckman is off to a 4-0 start this season and senior catcher Kamryn Sloan has played a vital role in the Jaguars’ early success. The Jaguars won the Union Tournament on Aug. 19 after victories against Affton, Farmington and the championship game versus Pacific. The Jaguars won those three ga…

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The 10-year-old will enter fourth grade at Festus Intermediate School this fall. Shy plays golf at Fox Run Country Club in Eureka and also plays in the Gateway Junior PGA. Shy won the Parker Decker Tournament at Joachim Golf Club on July 17. He won the 9-to-11 age group by eight strokes and …

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The senior forward scored a hat trick – three goals in one game – two nights in a row in a pair of Lion victories. Hanewinkel accounted for all the scoring in a 3-0 win over Pacific on May 10, then registered three goals in the first 20 minutes the next night against Seckman. Northwest beat …

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