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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...

Lindbergh and Mehlville compete like it’s a state playoff game in Week 1

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

September 5, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call The rain-delayed, mud-soaked Labor Day weekend football matchup between Mehlville and Lindbergh had all the ingredients of a state playoff game. But it was only the first week of the 2019 season. The Flyers held on at home for an impressive 17-10 victory over the Panthers...

Panthers break winning streak in fall to Fox in ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’ game

Panthers break winning streak in fall to Fox in ‘Huddle Up 4 Heroes’ game

September 21, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The Mehlville Panthers suffered a 50-13 loss at home to Fox last week, after enjoying a two-game winning streak with wins over DeSoto and Hazelwood West. The loss for the Panthers (2-2) marked the second time this season that Mehlville gave up 300-plus yards rushing as...

Panthers look to come out stronger, despite going 2-8 two years in a row

Panthers look to come out stronger, despite going 2-8 two years in a row

August 29, 2018

Mehlville High football head coach Kent Heinemann believes that hard work in the offseason will pay off on the field this fall. Photo by Bill Milligan By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call Last year was a tough year for the Mehlville Senior High varsity football team, and the Panthers are hoping that a ...

Mehlville senior commits to University of Tennessee

Mehlville senior commits to University of Tennessee

February 15, 2018

Mehlville High School senior Shane McGroarty recently signed his National Letter of Intent to play football and continue his education at the University of Tennessee-Martin this fall. Pictured with Shane at his signing, from left, are: Coach Tom Beauchamp, Coach Kent Heinemann, Coach Josh Boyd and ...

Panthers come back to defeat Tigers

Panthers come back to defeat Tigers

October 20, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Not unexpectedly, the visiting team upset the home crowd Friday night in the annual high school football showdown between Oakville and Mehlville. Both teams have struggled this season, but the Panthers visited Tiger country and despite giving up 12 points to open...

Football Flyers remain undefeated; will face 6-0 Ritenour tonight

The Football Flyers scrimmage in advance of their win last Friday.

September 29, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Another offensive onslaught by the Lindbergh High School varsity football team propelled the Flyers to their sixth straight win Friday night, knocking off fierce rival Mehlville 59-28. The 6-0 Flyers will host the similarly undefeated Ritenour at 7 p.m. Friday at...

Mehlville searches for first victory Friday at Hazelwood East

August 30, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Mehlville dropped its second straight game Friday night, falling 34-14 to Pattonville. In the season opener, Francis Howell defeated the Panthers 49-14. Jared Smith and Jai’ryn Pruitt both tallied scores for the Panthers in the loss to Pattonville. This Friday...

Despite going 2-8 last year, Panthers poised for breakout season this year

Despite going 2-8 last year, Panthers poised for breakout season this year

August 30, 2017

Mehlville High head coach Kent Heinemann is feeling pretty good about his football team’s chances for the 2017 season. Photo by Bill Milligan. By Robert Chalupny For the Call Going from being one of the top area programs to having a series of losing seasons has been frustrating for Mehlville Hi...

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