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2019 Lindbergh soccer will go down in history with state semifinal run

Lindbergh High head coach Mark Giesing is confident about the 2019 season
for his boys soccer team after an ‘exciting’ first week of practice. Photo by Erin Achenbach

December 5, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Years from now, the Lindbergh boys soccer team will view the 2019 season as one of the greatest campaigns in program history. Despite losses to DeSmet in the Missouri Class 4 state semifinal and to Lee’s Summit West in the third-place game, Lindbergh head coach Ma...

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...

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...

Lindbergh High soccer heads to state quarterfinals

Lindbergh junior Maura Haegele, right, defends the ball from Mehlville sophomore Kailee Wisber in the district championship game May 15. Photo by Erin Achenbach

May 28, 2019

. By Stephen Glover For the Call  The Lindbergh girls soccer team battled its way back to the Missouri Class 4 state quarterfinal game, overcoming a three-game losing streak that finished out the regular season to become one of the best teams in the state in 2019. The Flyers (16-9) won state...

Flyers started out strong in 2019, now seeking next winning streak

Pitcher Evan Henson is pictured above in Lindbergh’s win at the district championship last year. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 11, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call  After jumping out to a 6-1 start in the 2019 campaign, a loss last week for the Lindbergh baseball Flyers (6-4) marked a three-game losing streak. Despite holding Marquette scoreless for five later innings April 3, a four-run outburst by the Mustangs in the first inning ...

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 swimmers place 14th overall in state championships

Lindbergh swimmers place 14th overall in state championships

November 29, 2018

By Stephen Glover  For the Call Behind the performances of seniors Tyler Lewis and Will Doyle, the Lindbergh boys’ swimming and diving team took 14th overall at the Missouri Class 2 state championships earlier this month. “I think that overall our boys did an awesome job,” Lindbergh head coach...

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