First round mismatches lead to blowouts
Feb22

First round mismatches lead to blowouts

Missouri’s Class 3 playoff picture started off with a barrage of lopsided affairs on Monday. Trinity Catholic met Sumner Monday night. One team’s result looked like an NBA score, 114, while the other looked more like NFL, 31. Vashon hosted Cleveland JROTC for a playoff matchup that looked more like an open gym with Vashon testing out new dunks. The Wolverines were just shy of triple digits with 94, while Cleveland struggled to get 15....

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Vashon’s late push tops Titans
Feb16

Vashon’s late push tops Titans

The sold out show on Cass Ave was well worth admission. We saw fans rush the court….twice. Neither team held a lead for longer than a possession in the 4th. So when Trinity’s guard, Rasheed Weekly, sunk a run and gun 3 to put the Titans up by 1 with 4.0 seconds left, their fans and bench burst into celebration. The Vashon Wolverines would need a miracle shot. Instead, they settled for a foul. Weekly’s heroism quickly depreciated when...

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Ritter comes from behind to beat St. Mary’s
Feb16

Ritter comes from behind to beat St. Mary’s

“Resilient” is how Cardinal Ritter coach Ryan Johnson describes his crew these last few weeks. For the second game in a row the Lions found themselves down at half. The 16-7 Cardinal Ritter Lions displayed what it means to grind for a win. Led by Mario Fleming’s 22 points, 8 rebounds, the Lions nudged past the 11-12 Dragons of St. Mary’s. SLU fans saw flashes of why the Billikens are thrilled to have St. Mary’s point guard Yuri...

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Ritter defeats St. Dominic 71-47
Feb16

Ritter defeats St. Dominic 71-47

The now 15-7 Cardinal Ritter College Prep Lions squared off against the 7-13 St. Dominic Crusaders for an Archdiocesan Athletic Association (AAA) match up Tuesday night in St. Louis. The game featured stand out performances from 6 ft sophomore Mario Fleming, currently leading the team with 13.4 ppg and junior guard Glenn Valentin who was 4-5 from outside the arc. The Crusaders were no easy task for the Lions and did well to keep up to...

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Freshman shine for Riverview Girls in win over Normandy
Feb16

Freshman shine for Riverview Girls in win over Normandy

The 1-10-1 Normandy Vikings faced off against the 3-11 Rams of Riverview Tuesday night. Tuesday’s blow out marks the 3rd straight win for the Rams with recent victories against Affton and McCluer with tonight’s victory coming on the back of Freshman Amonye Allen. Allen lead the team with 31 points, showing speed, impressive range, and finding ways to score from anywhere on the court. Amonye and her squad showed confidence from outside...

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Hancock Tigers Spoil Lift for Life Hawk’s Senior Night
Feb16

Hancock Tigers Spoil Lift for Life Hawk’s Senior Night

Senior night was the only celebration that Lift for Life Academy saw Wednesday night. The first senior night for the Hawks in their newly-constructed gym would not be one of their fondest high school memories. Coach Terrence Hobson was visibly upset at the conclusion of the game with the effort the Southside Hawks exhibited on Thursday. “We have to shoot the ball better than that to win games” Hobson told The SouthSider. Both teams...

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