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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...

Lindbergh High football brings that ‘tough and gritty’ style to its games

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman says his team has been in the weight room this summer and is ready to hit the field and get to the sectionals again. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

August 27, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call After suffering a 56-10 loss at Joplin in the Missouri Class 6 football sectional last season, the Lindbergh Flyers hit the weight room and worked toward bringing their “tough and gritty” style of play to the field for 2019. “I can’t say enough about how the ki...

Football Flyers defeat the Tigers in a shutout

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

September 21, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call The Lindbergh High football team hammered the Oakville Tigers 28-0 Friday, behind Bobby Tessler’s 186 yards rushing on just 20 carries. The win for Lindbergh (3-1) marked the fifth straight year that the Flyers have beaten the Tigers and was their first shutout sin...

Lindbergh High football Flyers try to aim bigger and better this year

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

August 28, 2018

Lindbergh head coach Nathan Norman begins his third year at the helm of the football Flyers and is optimistic about the 2018 season. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Jessica Belle Kramer For the Call Lindbergh High School is setting its expectations high for its varsity football team this year after...

Lindbergh students commit to college play

Lindbergh students commit to college play

February 18, 2018

Seventeen Lindbergh High School student-athletes last week committed to college teams during National Signing Day. LHS Athletics Director Scott Luczak congratulated the seniors, who will continue their academic and athletic careers at 16 different institutions. “This is a great honor and very impr...

Eureka Wildcats bring an end to football Flyers’ season

Lindbergh senior Thomas Floyd, No. 77, assists in preventing a Eureka player from grabbing the football. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 9, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Photos by Jessica Belle Kramer: Above, Lindbergh senior Thomas Floyd, No. 77, assists in preventing a Eureka player from grabbing the football. Lindbergh High School varsity football fans experienced many emotions, ranging from disappointment to pride, as the Flyers...

Football Flyers stun Kirkwood 16-14, look to tackle Eureka Friday

Lindbergh’s Rico Payton, with football, scored two touchdowns Friday night to lead the Flyers to a 16-14 victory over the Kirkwood Pioneers. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

November 2, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call Pictured: Lindbergh’s Rico Payton, with football, scored two touchdowns Friday night to lead the Flyers to a 16-14 victory over the Kirkwood Pioneers. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. The Lindbergh High School varsity football team thrilled its home fans and stun...

Flyers knock off Panthers 49-14; will face Kirkwood tonight

Flyers knock off Panthers 49-14; will face Kirkwood tonight

October 27, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Lindbergh High School varsity football team shored up its first win of the 2017 playoffs Friday night, knocking off the Mehlville Panthers 49-14. The 9-1 Flyers are in the midst of their best season in recent years. In their win over the 2-8 Panthers, Lindbergh...

Flyers end regular season 8-1; set to face Mehlville in playoffs

The 2017 Lindbergh Flyers. Photo by Bill Milligan.

October 19, 2017

By Robert Chalupny For the Call The Lindbergh High School varsity football team finished the regular season with a record of 8-1, the best the Flyers have enjoyed in recent years. Lindbergh’s latest victim was the Marquette Mustangs. The Flyers’ offense owned the field on the way to a 51-20...

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