The National Association of Black Journalists recently announced the winners of its 2012 media awards, with Riverfront Times earning recognition for its investigative, feature and sports reporting.Former RFT staffer John H. Tucker won "Best News Feature" for his story "Knockout King" about the stree ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergProud American Traditions: Jazz... Ford... Capitalism... Thanksgiving weekend high school football state championship games.Not even a man wearing a cowboy hat while eating a Big Mac, listening to Bruce Springsteen and trading derivatives on his iPad is more American than high ... More >>
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 >>
"Mean Girls" has come to Missouri. In a made-for-Hollywood subplot that would make Lindsay Lohan blush, two cheerleaders from a state championship team have filed a federal lawsuit against their southwestern Missouri school district, claiming their civil rights were violated after being boot ... More >>
Image via BND.comThe Army wants to help Coach Darren Sunkett be all he can be.Despite the best efforts of the Illinois High School Association, East St. Louis head football coach Darren Sunkett will be on the sidelines this postseason.East St. Louis' outstanding quarterback/defensive back Glen Fa ... More >>
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 >>
A lust for the grotesque and a thirst for the jugular: the mad mind of printmaker Tom Huck
The Vashon High School Wolverines have won five state titles in the past eight years. But did they play by the rules?
A Ladue man gets hit with a time-out just as he nears his goal of building a decent athletic field for city schoolkids.
The Rottweilers attack!
Friday Night Lights goes deep -- a rare route for football movies
The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff
The Public High League once dominated the local gridiron scene, and suburban districts were perennial doormats. Now it's the other way around. Ever wonder why?
At the finish of a 28-year career that includes 248 victories and four state titles, Sumner Bulldogs coach Larry Walls takes some parting shots at deseg -- which he claims has decimated the city's once-mighty Public High League