Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Find out more about Lindbergh High School student Ronald Bass, who was named one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s 2013 Scholar-Athletes.
Lindbergh High School student Ronald Bass was recently announced as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s 2013 Scholar-Athletes, which is bestowed on one senior from each school in the Post-Dispatch coverage area. The soccer team captain was named second-team all-conference and earned the Mr. Hustle award, according to his profile on Post-Dispatch. But he's also class president and a member of his church choir. Bass told the Post-Dispatch, "I have been singing since I was 7. But it was not until we moved to St. Louis that I truly embraced performing." Learn more about Bass's college plans on Post-Dispatch. This year's 150 scholar-athletes were honored May 15 prior to the Cardinals-Mets game at Busch Stadium, according to Post-Dispatch.
Sunday, May 19, 2013
This year’s Suburban West Conference title is the team’s seventh championship in the past 12 years.
The Lindbergh High School Lady Flyers track team brought home both the conference and district titles this spring, the Lindbergh School District announced in a news release. Lindbergh has laid claim to the district title for the past 12 of 13 years, and this year’s Suburban West Conference title is the team’s seventh championship in the past 12, according to the release. From the Lindbergh School District: During conference competition at Marquette High School on May 1, the Lady Flyer scored 124 points, beating out other top finishers Lafayette, Marquette, Eureka, Oakville and Northwest. The Class 4 District 1 meet took place at Hillsboro High school on May 11.
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Alysiah Whittaker is a key member of the Northwest track team.
Northwest High School track and field athlete Alysiah Whittaker has signed a Division 1 letter of intent to compete in track and field next year at Georgia State University.
Friday, April 26, 2013
Boccardi family takes the reins of Tapawingo National Golf Club; will focus on food offerings first before the golf course and other operations.
The new ownership of Tapawingo National Golf Course will be focusing on diners more than golfers as it gets used to the golf course and banquet facility operation of the club at 13001 Gary Player Drive, off of West Watson Road in Sunset Hills. The ownership group will have a leg up on the banquet side as it is a well-known restaurant family -- Joe Boccardi's. There are six Joe Boccardi's restaurants in the St. Louis area, including locations at 8556 Watson Rd., Webster Groves, 128 Boccardi Lane, Eureka, 117 S. Main St, Columbia, IL, 127 N. Belt East, Swansea, IL, and the newly opened Fenton location at 958 Brookwood Center. The Boccardis also have a catering and market operation at 4476 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis. The Boccardi family also …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
St. Louis Blues captain David Backes visit St. Paul's Catholic School on Monday as part of Verizon Wireless' NHL Show & Tell contest.
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Saturday, April 13, 2013
Several Fox School District students placed in the Fifth Annual Missouri National Archery in the Schools and will move on to the national competition in May.
Fox students in Fenton and Arnold took home several honors following the Fifth Annual Missouri National Archery in the Schools (MoNASP) state tournament March 22 and 23 at the University of Central Missouri. The following students and teams will advance to the national tournament May 10-11 in Louisville, Ky, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Team awards: Individual awards:
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Adam Cella was quite literally kicked out of the reality TV competition--a moment he told Knuckle Junkies he didn’t remember until he saw it on television. He's still considering the experience a career win.
Fenton’s Adam Cella, who trains at Finney’s MMA in Crestwood, told Knuckle Junkies that his experience on “The Ultimate Fighter 17” earlier this year is "opening up a door" for new career opportunities. While he took down the “Honey Bear” in his first fight on the show, Cella’s run on the show ended with a knockout kick from Uriah Hall in the third episode. (Hall is participating in the upcoming final tournament, according to MMA Junkie.) It turns out Cella, who was seen being carted off to the hospital in the episode, initially didn’t remember the kick, he said in a recent interview. “… I didn’t really remember anything from that fight. I just knew what they told me…. [The UFC] was nice enough to send it to me because I told them I didn’…
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A special ceremony will be held during halftime of a Rockwood Summit soccer game.
Rockwood Summit High School is planning to honor the memory of Meghan Herndon, a 2008 graduate, during halftime of the varsity soccer game at 6 p.m. Apr. 20. Herndon died in 2012 as a result of injuries she sustained in an accident. Many of her organs were donated to help give life to others, according to a nes release from the school district. As a student at Rockwood Summit, Herndon lettered in soccer all four years and was named the Suburban South Conference Player of the Year in 2008. Upon graduation, she continued her soccer career at Southeast Missouri State University where she was enrolled in the honors nursing program, the news release stated. Soccer coach and event organizer Chris Kappler described Herndon as a standout …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Marty Kunkler is the third Flyer to receive the honor.
Lindbergh High School class of 1973 graduate Marty Kunkler will be one of 17 athletes inducted into the St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame on April 18, according to a news release from the Lindbergh School District. Kunkler is the third Lindbergh Flyer to receive this honor, following in the footsteps of former Coach Charlie Gateley and 1973 teammate Bill Franz. Kunkler was No. 18, pitcher for the Flyers, and in 1973 he became the only St. Louis player ever to be named Globe-Democrat High School Baseball Player of the Year, American Legion Player of the Year, first team high school All-American and Elks Club Amateur Baseball Player of the Year at the same time. He was also named to All-Conference and All-Metro teams, and was a 20th …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
See what Lindbergh School District students have been up to!
Lindbergh Archers Aim High The Lindbergh Archery team participated in several tournaments this month, bringing home some exciting results. The team practices weekly at Sappington Elementary School. At the St. Louis Shootout, 15 fourth- and fifth-graders from Kennerly and Sappington elementaries competed against 360 archers at Seckman High School. Lindbergh’s top scoring archers were: In addition, students took top honors at a tournament for grades K-6 at George Guffy Elementary School: Middle School Students Head to State Geography Bee Two middle school students will represent Lindbergh at the state level of the National Geographic Bee in Moberly, MO, on April 5. Sperrreng eighth-grader Rounak Bera and Truman eighth-grader Nate Blackwell …