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Public High League

  • 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 >>

  • News

    February 13, 2008
  • 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 >>

  • News

    May 23, 2007

    Irons in the Fire (Again)

    The legendary ex-Vashon High School basketball coach may be in trouble with the FBI.

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2007

    The Vashon Saga Continues

    Jennifer Silverberg Ex-Vashon basketball coach Floyd Irons and his attorney, Jerry Dobson, began a press conference today by stating, "We're pleased to announce once again that Floyd Irons is the head coach at Vashon." St. Louis Public Schools spokesman Tony Sanders proceeded to fire off a sing ... More >>

  • News

    December 13, 2006

    Basketball by the Book, Part 3

    Two Vashon hoopsters are benched pending eligibility investigations.

  • News

    November 1, 2006

    Basketball by the Book: A Riverfront Times Investigation

    The Vashon High School Wolverines have won five state titles in the past eight years. But did they play by the rules?

  • News

    October 22, 2003

    Offside!

    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?

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Coach

    Brad Soderberg
    St. Louis University

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Feed the Beast

    Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.

  • News

    March 22, 2000

    Something in the Way He Moves

    Beatle Bob has been on a one-man dance marathon, bop-bop-bopping all over town. But why?

  • News

    December 8, 1999

    A TEAM OF THEIR OWN

    They fled war-torn nations and came to St. Louis. They pursued their passion for soccer at Soldan High -- and got a coach who didn't know the game. Then the real lessons began.

  • News

    December 2, 1998

    Goal-Line Stand

    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

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