Local coffee start-up brews goodwill
Mar22

Local coffee start-up brews goodwill

For those looking for a charitable cause that’s easy on the palate, look no further than Goodbrew Roasting. Goodbrew is a noble idea brought to life by local coffee roasters and longtime South St. Louis residents Melissa and Steve Neske that takes aim at providing much needed funding to area schools through education and portions of sales from their coffee. Filling the streets of South St. Louis with the alluring smell of Honduran...

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Dragons Battle Hard, Fall Short
Mar19

Dragons Battle Hard, Fall Short

Yuri Collins woke up not particularly feeling like himself on Saturday. It took two quarters for Collins to get his feet, or foot, back under him. “If I was going to step on that court, I was going to give it my all, one leg or not,” he said. Collins took a bad fall in the semi-finals game the day before between his St. Mary’s squad and Ladue. His teammates stepped up in his absence and Collins knew he couldn’t let his knee stop him...

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The V holds the keys
Mar15

The V holds the keys

When they tell you that your high school years fly by, you never believe them. Mario McKinney heard all the rumors but didn’t know how hard it would hit him until it did. “Since my freshman year, they told me it would go by fast, and now I see what they were talking about.” Nicknamed Rio, senior Mario McKinney’s high school journey was anything but ordinary. Vashon made it to the state final 3 out of 4 of his years, winning three of...

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Crusaders battle hard, fall short
Mar13

Crusaders battle hard, fall short

The Lutheran North Crusaders were ready and willing to be first. First in state and first team to beat the Stafford Indians in 115 games. For the first 3 frames of the game, the Northside crew have them a real run for their money. If any team could do it, it was this team. No dice. The Stafford Indians went off in the fourth quarter to secure their fourth State title in as many years. Hayley Frank finished with 34 points for the...

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Miller Career keeps pace, heads to Springfield
Mar11

Miller Career keeps pace, heads to Springfield

The Career Academy Phoenix came out swinging and never looked back. Junior Guard Rayn Tally did her part to secure a trip to Springfield with an impressive 23 points in the 54-48 win over the Cape Notre Dame Bulldogs. Miller Career entered the game 18-7, fresh off a narrow victory over Rockwood Summit. Tally wasn’t alone. She saw great production from teammates Ajanae Garrett and Antuanae Garrett, both scoring 10 points on Saturday....

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