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Ray is part of a talented freshman class for the Hawks, who won all seven dual meets and the championship of the Don Fuhrmann Duals at Hillsboro on Dec. 27-28. Wrestling at 145 pounds, Ray won the title after winning seven of his matches by fall. He has a record of 23-1 this season and in ot…

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The senior was an offensive force in the Blackcats’ 62-45 win over De Soto at the JCAA Shootout at Jefferson College on Dec. 21. Duncan scored 31 points on 13 of 16 (81 percent) shooting from the field. He made all five of his 3-point attempts and also pulled down five rebounds to go with fo…

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Between Dec. 5-14, the Eagles won four of five games to improve to 5-3. Faust, a senior guard, scored 10 or more points in four of those contests, including a season-high 20 in a 50-49 win over Herculaneum in the 22nd Black and Red Doe Run Classic on Dec. 11. In the Eagles’ 60-42 win against…

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The senior was named the girls’ Most Outstanding Wrestler at the Union Tournament on Saturday. Thomas (3-0) won all three of her matches at 130 pounds by fall. In the first round, she pinned Battle junior Cynthia Ricciotti in 3:14. Next, she pinned Battle freshman Kira Nichols in 30 seconds.…

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The junior won the 110-pound championship at the Fort Zumwalt North Invitational in St. Charles on Saturday. After a first-round bye, Baughman won her next three matches by fall. She pinned Alyssa King of St. Charles in 3:35 in the quarterfinals, Julia Donnelly of Washington in 3:29 in the s…

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The 6-7, 210-pound junior registered double-doubles in scoring and rebounding in the Dragons’ first two games of the season. In De Soto’s season-opening 66-40 victory over Northwest on Nov. 22, Mertens scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to go along with two assists, two steals and two …

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The 2019 Northwest graduate from Fenton was selected to play for the U.S. Winter Deaflympics hockey team. Schlereth will compete for the U.S. team in Valtellina, Valchiavenna, Italy from Dec. 12-21. The competition was organized in 1924 by the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf a…

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The 5-7 sophomore guard from St. Louis leads the Vikings (4-2) with 20 points per game this season. Jefferson began the regular season 4-0 after beating Arkansas Baptist College 99-42 in Hillsboro on Nov. 13. Brown scored a game-high 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field. She also add…

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The senior midfielder was an offensive juggernaut in the Class 4 District 1 tournament. In the semifinals, number-one seeded Northwest shut out Poplar Bluff (No. 4) 6-0. O’Dell posted four goals and an assist for nine points. The Lions beat Jackson (No. 2) 7-3 to win the district championshi…

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The senior cornerback intercepted De Soto quarterback Briar Fischer three times during Friday night’s 41-7 Class 4 District 1 victory at home. Coale returned his first interception 35 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter to give the Tigers a 14-0 lead. His next pick came in his own end…

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The freshman blasted a grand slam over the right-center field fence in the first inning against Oakville in the Class 4 sectionals in Cedar Hill on Oct. 23. Stichling’s long ball gave the Lions a 6-0 lead they wouldn’t relinquish in a 10-3 victory over the Tigers. In the third inning, Stichl…

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The senior won the Jefferson County Activities Association girls championship for the first time with a time of 19:54.78 on Friday at West City Park. Kaempfe led the Dragons to second place in the JCAA team standings. She has qualified for the Class 3 state meet three times and was part of D…

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The senior two-way starter played a key role in the Jaguars’ 35-13 win against Oakville in a Suburban West National Division win on Friday night. Playing running back, Salsman gained 215 yards on 15 carries (14.3 yards per rush) and had touchdown runs of 73 and 27 yards. Playing safety on de…

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The senior forward recently set two school career records. On Sept. 21 in a 3-0 shutout over Battle, Moore scored twice giving him 51 career goals. That broke the record of 50 set by Brennan Callahan in 2010. Moore currently has 54 goals. He also holds the record for assists with 31, eclipsi…

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The juniors are twin sisters and played a large part in the Lions (15-2) finishing 5-0 and outscoring their opponents 86-26 last week. Jenna, who plays second base, was 11-for-21 with 12 runs scored, nine runs batted in and a double. Sarah (shortstop) had 15 hits in 18 at-bats, scored three …

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The junior defensive end was a wrecking ball in the Herculaneum backfield in the Blue Jays’ 16-12 win over the Blackcats on Friday night. Stephens had nine tackles, four for negative yardage. He sacked Herculaneum quarterback Ethan Coy three times and helped in Jefferson’s goal line stand at…

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The senior ran a personal best and school record time of 15:50.10 and finished third at the Fort Zumwalt North Twilight Invitational at the Pheasant Run Golf Course in O’Fallon on Saturday. The Blackcats, a Class 3 school, finished fifth with 143 points among a field that included many Class…

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The junior quarterback rushed for 201 yards on 22 carries, ran for two touchdowns and completed 5 of 8 passes for 61 yards in the Owls’ 28-6 win over St. Pius X on Saturday. Windsor rushed for 361 yards against the Lancers in the nonconference game. Williams’ longest gain of the game was 70 …

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The freshman forward from Farmington scored the game-winning goal in the second minute overtime in a 2-1 victory against Iowa Lakes Community College of Estherville in Saturday’s season-opener. Sancegraw had three shots against the Lakers, who were ranked No. 11 among NJCAA Division I men’s …

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Schulte will begin his senior year at Fox this month. After qualifying for the Class 5 state track and field championships for the Warriors in the javelin in May, he traveled to Greensboro, N.C. for the Junior Olympics (July 24 through Aug. 3) as a member of the Jefferson County Jets and pla…

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The 2019 Perryville graduate pitched 7 1/3 scoreless innings against Sedalia Post 642 in the American Legion state championship at Liberty Park Stadium in Sedalia on Saturday. Smock, a right-hander, allowed just two hits and one walk and got a no-decision in the championship. For the season,…

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The 2019 Festus graduate combined solid defense at third base with a red hot bat during the Zone 4 American Legion baseball tournament in Ste. Genevieve to help Post 253 receive a bid in this year’s state tournament in Sedalia. Against Ballwin Post 611 on Saturday, Martin was 4-for-4, with t…

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Bryant of De Soto joined an elite class of lifters when she combined to lift 804 pounds at the United States Power Lifting Association championships in Las Vegas on July 11-14. Bryant competed in the masters 50-54 year old age bracket and had a squat of 319.7 pounds, bench press of 143.3 pou…

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The 2019 Hillsboro graduate has been an important part to Post 253’s success in a number of ways. Hancock plays shortstop and pitches for Festus, which is the No. 1 seed in this week’s District 13 tournament. For the season, Hancock is batting .308, has scored 23 runs and has an on base, plu…

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Duncan’s bat was instrumental in Festus beating Ste. Genevieve Post 150 twice in Imperial on Saturday to claim the District 13 Junior championship. Batting leadoff in the first game, a 12-3 win, Duncan, who will be a senior at Herculaneum, was 3 for 4 at the plate with three runs scored and …

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The St. Louis Amateur Baseball Association pitcher improved to 5-0 this season after Jefferson County (11-7-2) beat the Kansas City Storm 6-1 in the 3 and 2 Baseball Tournament in Lenexa, Kan. on June 22. Kenny threw a complete game and 56 of his 80 pitches against the previously unbeaten St…

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The defenseman has been one of the top scorers in the Missouri Inline Hockey Association the past two seasons. Winkelmann, who will be a senior at Seckman, has scored 59 goals and assisted on 69 others for 128 points in Tier I play with the Jaguars, who finished with a record of 12-7 and wer…

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The 2019 Hillsboro graduate made an impact on the mound and at the plate last week for Festus Post 253’s American Legion baseball team. In wins against the Jefferson County Blazers (11-1), De Soto SMCI (14-5) and Eureka Post 177 (8-3), Brewer amassed four hits (two home runs), six RBIs, two …

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The senior leaves Festus in the wake of winning two more state titles at the Class 4 state track and field championships in Washington on May 25. McDaniel was part of four Class 3 cross country team champions with the Tigers, and won the individual crown last November in Jefferson City. McDa…

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At the Class 2 state championships in Jefferson City on May 17-18, the senior was third in the triple jump in 35-0.5, which was her PR and a school record. Courtois placed fourth in the long jump in 16-4.75, and was the leadoff runner on the Blue Jays’ 4x100-meter relay that came in third in…

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The sophomore midfielder scored the only goal in the Class 3 District 2 championship in a 1-0 win against Hillsboro on May 15. It’s the first district title for the Owls since 2014. Kolinski notched three goals and two assists (eight points) in an 8-1 win against Festus in the district semif…

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The senior sprinter won the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the Class 1 Sectional 1 championships at South Callaway High School in Mokane on Saturday. Shirley won the 100 in 12.93 seconds and the 200 in 27.23. Last month, she captured the title in both sprints at the Jefferson County Activities…

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The senior has a career record of 61-36 and has been part of two Class 1 District 2 championships. Klahs won the No. 1 singles district title in 2018 and led the Lancers to the Jefferson County Activities Association championship in Imperial on April 30. Klahs beat Windsor’s Alex Barton 8-2 …

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At the Jefferson County Activities Association track and field championships at Hillsboro on April 24-25, the Festus junior captured the high jump with a height of 5-0, the long jump in 17-1.25 and the triple jump with a leap of 36-1. McMillin, who averaged 12.5 points for the Tigers during …

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The sophomore third baseman erupted for five hits in six at-bats, with six RBIs, four runs scored, a home run and a double in the Vikings’ two 9-1 wins in a doubleheader against State Fair Community College on April 17. Jefferson is 26-9 and won four games against State Fair and St. Charles …

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The senior shortstop-pitcher has been a key figure in the Lancers’ 11-0 start this season. Dale is third in the St. Louis area with a batting average of .611 and leads St. Pius with 11 extra base hits (four doubles, four triples, three home runs). Dale, the 2018 JCAA small-schools player of …

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The sophomore catcher-designated hitter from Sedalia is tied for the team lead with 32 RBIs, and is second with four home runs, 11 doubles and a batting average of .350 this season. The Vikings (27-8) have won 20 of their last 22 games a year after reaching the JUCO World Series. In his team…

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The senior won the 3,200 at the Jefferson Invitational on March 26 and broke a 38-year-old school record of 11:26 with a time of 11:11.10. Martin also captured first place at Jefferson in the 1,600 with a personal best time of 5:18.79. She qualified for the Class 5 state track and field cham…

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At the Potosi Trojans Invitational on March 19, the Windsor junior led the Owls to second place after he won the discus with a throw of 145-5, the javelin with a heave of 154-4 and the shot put with a distance of 44-4. Elkhasab finished in the top six of all three events at last season’s Jef…

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The freshman forward scored two straight goals (one in the first half, one in the second) in the Hawks’ season-opening 5-0 win against Festus in a Jefferson County Activities Association game on Friday. It’s the third straight season the Hawks have started the season with a win over the Tige…

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The St. Joseph Catholic School fifth grader from Arnold won the National Gold BMX championship in 2018. Santamaria has been racing since he was six years old. He won the BMX “Triple Crown” in 2018 with district, state and regional championships. Santamaria represented the U.S. as one of two …

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The senior forward scored 20 points in the Class 4 District 3 semifinals against Festus and led all scorers with 20 more in the Hawks’ 68-53 district championship win against Lutheran South on Friday. For his career, Brewer has scored 1,726 points, grabbed 956 rebounds and been a part of thr…

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The junior (6-4) forward scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Blue Jays (No. 2 seed) to a 66-52 victory over St. Pius X (No. 1) in the Class 3 District 3 basketball championship on Friday night. It’s the first district title in Jefferson’s history and the first time in three meetings thi…

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The senior left the Mizzou Arena in Columbia on Saturday night with a third straight state championship. Orine became the Jaguars’ first three-time state champion since Brock Wingbermuehle from 2012-2014 when he scored an 8-0 major decision against Park Hill sophomore Ethen Miller at 126 pou…

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In the Class 3 District 1 championship at 120 pounds, Litzsinger won an 11-0 major decision against North County sophomore Jonathon Coroama. Litzsinger was the only freshman at the district in Farmington to win a title. All of the District 1 champions between 152 and 220 pounds were seniors.…

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The junior improved to 30-5 this season when she pinned St. James freshman Emily Light in 3:33 of their Class 1 District 1 championship match at 131 pounds at St. Clair on Saturday. After receiving a first-round bye, Bullock won her first two matches with pins. Bullock and De Soto sophomore …

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The junior won his first tournament championship on Saturday after claiming the title at 138 pounds at the 41st De Soto Bob Georger Classic. Zimmermann improved to 25-5 this season after he won a 7-3 decision against Notre Dame Cape Girardeau senior Evan Dowdy in the finals. Zimmermann quali…

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The sophomore guard lit up Seckman for 39 points in the Wildcats’ 60-47 victory on Jan. 15. Hillyer’s eight 3-point baskets set a new school record for a game. She made 10 of 17 attempts from the field and sank 11 of 12 free throws. For the season, Hillyer is shooting 84 percent from the fou…

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