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Panthers’ championship dreams dashed in the state quarterfinals

It was pandemonium after the Mehlville High School Panthers boys basketball team won the sectional championship versus Jackson in Hillsboro to make the state’s Elite Eight in March 2019 . After wading into the crowd to celebrate their win, Mehlville’s King Waller and Davion Bradford take selfies with fans. The team went on to lose in the state quarterfinals that year against CBC.

By Stephen Glover, For the Call

March 26, 2020

One of the last team sports games played in the country before the full shutdown for the coronavirus was a heartbreak for Mehlville Panthers basketball. After leading 21-20 at halftime in the Missouri Class 5 quarterfinal, the Mehlville High School boys basketball team suffered an 8-21 onslaught in...

Mehlville basketball scores a district championship

Mehlville basketball scores a district championship

March 5, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call As the Mehlville High School boys basketball team enters its first Missouri Class 5 state sectional game this week, it’s hard to fathom that not one player on this year’s squad was born the last time the Panthers won a district championship. To put things into pe...

Mehlville takes ‘ugly’ victory after hammering at McCluer last week

Pictured above: Mehlville boys basketball.

January 29, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call  A lot of times a team’s success is not only measured by the number of wins it achieves, but by the number of “ugly” wins they walk away with. Last Friday evening proved to be an “ugly” win for the Mehlville Panthers as they hammered away a 74-66 win at home again...

Oakville girls basketball avenges loss versus Lindbergh

Oakville girls basketball avenges loss versus Lindbergh

December 20, 2018

Despite being down 21-17 at halftime, the Oakville girls basketball team went on a 30-15 run in the second half to win at Lindbergh 47-36 last Friday. The win for the Tigers (5-3) avenged their 56-55 loss to the Flyers earlier this season in the Southside Classic at Hancock High. “It was a good win...

Lindbergh boys basketball denies 0-7 Oakville a first win

Lindbergh boys basketball denies 0-7 Oakville a first win

December 19, 2018

After dropping two of the first five games in the season, the Lindbergh High boys basketball team has won back-to-back games, including a 47-36 win at home against Oakville last Friday. The win for the Flyers (5-2) marked the fourth time this season that they’ve held an opponent to under 40 points....

Lindbergh girls basketball starts strong, faces Oakville

Lindbergh High School senior Chloe Fleming shoots the ball during a matchup against Parkway South last season on January 19, 2018. The Flyers fell to South 58-42. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of six seniors on this year’s roster, the Lindbergh girls basketball team is off to a solid 3-2 start. “We really like what we have this year,” Lindbergh head coach Michelle Pittroff said. “It’s going to be a process, but we are still looking ...

Fresh off Southside Classic win, Mehlville Panthers set to dominate the court

Pictured above: Mehlville boys basketball.

December 12, 2018

By Stephen Glover  For the Call With a record of 7-1, the Mehlville Senior High boys basketball team is off to one of its best starts in recent years. The Panthers are riding a four-game winning streak after a 68-59 win at Parkway North last week. “I thought that we turned the ball over way too muc...

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