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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...

Women in History: Jessica Grib is a survivor who now helps others

Jessica Grib with her husband Kevin, son Noah and daughter Amelia.

By Bill Milligan and Erin Achenbach

March 11, 2020

Some say it takes a village to raise a child, but the birth of Concord resident Jessica Grib’s second child proves that sometimes it takes a village to save the mother. Grib survived massive heart failure after giving birth to her second child in 2016, something her doctors called a “miracle.”...

Flyers soccer team heading for state semifinals after dream ‘19

Lindbergh’s Nick Merlo and Northwest’s Hayden Hatley battle for a loose ball in the Flyers’ 4-2 win at Northwest Nov. 13. Photo by Stephen Glover.

November 20, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call This is going down as the season of all seasons for the Lindbergh boys soccer team. The Flyers (17-8-1) are returning to the Missouri Class 4 semifinals for the first time since 1994 after winning their first district championship since 1998. Lindbergh’s lone sta...

Oakville volleyball wins districts but loses sectional to Lafayette

Oakville volleyball wins districts but loses sectional to Lafayette

November 7, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call What seemed to be a storybook season for the 2019 Oakville girls volleyball team came to an end last Saturday as the Tigers lost at home to Lafayette 26-24, 25-14 in the Missouri Class 4 state sectional game. The loss for Oakville (29-3-1) broke a four-game winning streak for t...

Football Tigers claw their way to playoffs after rough season, Parkway win

Pictured above: The Oakville High School football team.

November 7, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call After suffering through an eight-game losing streak, the Oakville Tigers football team got a win when it counted the most. The Tigers (2-8) grabbed their first playoff win in district playoff action since 2017 with a 34-26 victory over Parkway South (0-10). “It’s b...

As alumni watch rivals’ football game, Panthers prey on Tigers

Mehlville Panthers quarterback Evan Robertson takes the ball from the Flyers in the rain-delayed, mud-soaked game in September. Photo by Bill Milligan.

October 30, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Behind an explosive running game, the Mehlville High football team defeated archrival Oakville High 51-0 at home last week, as the district’s new Alumni Hall of Famers looked on after their induction. The win for the Panthers (6-3) marked their fifth victory in a row...

Oakville volleyball dominates this season, No. 1 seed in the playoff

Oakville volleyball dominates this season, No. 1 seed in the playoff

October 29, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Oakville High head volleyball coach Lucas Allen is living the dream of just about any first year head coach. With an impressive record of 27-2-1, the Tigers are the No. 1 seed in the Missouri Class 4, District 2 tournament and considered one of the top teams in the sta...

Oakville softball hammers in district win

Oakville softball hammers in district win

October 22, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call Oakville softball is in the habit of making the best of a bad situation this season. On Tuesday, Oct. 15, starting third baseman Amanda Fitzwilliam was in a car crash. On Friday, she hit two home runs to lead Oakville to the Class 4A, District 2 championship over Rock...

Disturbed brings ‘sound of silence’ to St. Louis

Disturbed brings 'sound of silence' to St. Louis

October 6, 2019

By L. Kent Wolgamott For the Call Disturbed will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with In This Moment at Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave. Tickets start at $49.99. On tour after tour, the hard rock/heavy metal band Disturbed listened to a heavy-metal playlist in the dressing room before its show...

Sunday Night Lights brings football fun so children with cancer can live their dreams

Sunday Night Lights brings football fun so children with cancer can live their dreams

October 3, 2019

By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Every year, Sunday Night Lights brings the Lindbergh Schools community together to support children battling cancer and other serious diseases. The event allows children to live their dreams of being a varsity football player, cheerleader, dancer or marching band member...

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