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High School Athletics

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Terron Pool Gets 30 Years for Murder of Sumner High Football Captain Rahmel McNeil

    The teenager who shot and killed Sumner High School senior and football captain Rahmel McNeil was handed a life sentence this morning. Terron Pool, who is now eighteen, was certified to stand trial as an adult back in 2010, and after arguing in court that he deserved a second chance, a St. Louis c ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Wentzville Students Outraged Over Condiment Limits

    ​Wentzville Holt High School got national exposure this week when Fox & Friends highlighted a student boycott over the district's school lunches. As student Hannah Lucas explained to the show's host Gretchen Carlson (video below), the school got rid of ketchup and mustard dispensers this year ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 18, 2010

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the St. Louis theater scene

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Would-be Burglar Gets Tackled, Pinned and Generally Humiliated by High School Footballer

    Image via"Nobody robs a store in MY town!"​Hey burglars, next time you burglarize in small-town America, make sure no enormous high school football linemen are watching.Reports The Belleville News-Democrat: At about 1:15 a.m. Saturday, Roger Farmer  -- an 18-year-old member of the Wesclin Hig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    However Fast You Are Running, Run Faster

    Q: How does a high school cross country team win 24 state titles in 45 years? A: They install a coach who is good-hearted and batshit crazy. "The Long Green Line," a documentary showing at Des Peres Theater Wednesday and at Moolah Theater on Thursday (both shows at 7 p.m.), not only reveals how phys ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008

    Vashon Fouls Out: Wolverines Stripped of Three Missouri State Basketball Titles

    Vashon High School today was stripped of three state championships in basketball for recruitment violations and use of ineligible players. The school was also forced to forfeit five seasons' worth of games for the years 2000-'01 and 2002 through 2006. The ruling by the Missouri State High School A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2008

    Vashon Fouls Out: Wolverines Stripped of Three Missouri State Basketball Titles

    Vashon High School today was stripped of three state championships in basketball for recruitment violations and use of ineligible players. The school was also forced to forfeit five seasons' worth of games for the years 2000-'01 and 2002 through 2006. The ruling by the Missouri State High School A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 26, 2008

    Milestone Christian Academy Pastor/Principal Suspended

    Kansas City’s NBC affiliate took hidden cameras into Milestone Christian Academy, the new school that hoped to become a hoops powerhouse, and which drew from KC and St. Louis schools. Regina Taylor Gilbert, mother of former Career Academy and Vashon High School player Marcel Taylor-Smith, sent me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2008

    Basketball by the Book: Floyd Irons Paid for Players to Live Near Vashon High School

    Floyd Irons personally spent between $25,000 and $30,000 to house, feed and clothe two Vashon High School basketball players during a five-year period, according to the transcript of his November 12, 2007, interview with officials from the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2008

    Basketball by the Book: Floyd Irons Paid for Players to Live Near Vashon High School

    Floyd Irons personally spent between $25,000 and $30,000 to house, feed and clothe two Vashon High School basketball players during a five-year period, according to the transcript of his November 12, 2007, interview with officials from the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Gimme a "P"! Gimme an "H"! Gimme an "L"!

    Richard Gaines, a member of the Special Administrative Board of the St. Louis Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the board's new High School Athletics Committee Tuesday night. It's the first committee of its kind for the district, and its purpose is to restore long-lost glory to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Gimme a "P"! Gimme an "H"! Gimme an "L"!

    Richard Gaines, a member of the Special Administrative Board of the St. Louis Public Schools, presided over the first meeting of the board's new High School Athletics Committee Tuesday night. It's the first committee of its kind for the district, and its purpose is to restore long-lost glory to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    Have They No Shame? Part 2

    Better make that: What Planet Are They Living On? Or: What Are They Smoking? The other day we blogged about the Post-Dispatch's penchant for ripping off RFT stories by re-reporting them and publishing them as their own. Today we opened our P-D and encountered this headline, on page two of the Spor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2007

    Have They No Shame? Part 2

    Better make that: What Planet Are They Living On? Or: What Are They Smoking? The other day we blogged about the Post-Dispatch's penchant for ripping off RFT stories by re-reporting them and publishing them as their own. Today we opened our P-D and encountered this headline, on page two of the Spor ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2007

    Evil Ink

    A lust for the grotesque and a thirst for the jugular: the mad mind of printmaker Tom Huck

  • Calendar

    November 15, 2006
  • Calendar

    April 12, 2006
  • Calendar

    November 24, 2004

    Arch-tomic Dogs

    The Rottweilers attack!

  • Calendar

    January 13, 1999
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