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Tennis Flyers serving up more success

Tennis Flyers serving up more success

August 29, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call After reaching the quarterfinal round of the Missouri Class 2 girls tennis championships, the big question for the Lindbergh Flyers is, “Where will 2019 take us?” The team won the district championship last year and placed sixth at state. “We have four of our ...

Oakville football hopes turnaround coming after lack of wins last year

Pictured above: The Oakville High School football team.

August 28, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Simply said, 2018 was a tough season for the Oakville High School football team. The Tigers’ record of 1-9 marked the worst performance under head coach Arlee Conners. “We’re going to be so much better than last year,” Conners said. “We had a lot of young ...

Mehlville football plans to ‘pound opponents with relentless ground attack’ in 2019

Mehlville High head coach Kent Heinemann is feeling pretty good about his
football team’s chances for returning to regionals.

August 28, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call After going 7-3 overall and making it to the Missouri Class 5 regional game last season, the big question on everyone’s mind is how good will the 2019 Mehlville football team be? “I’m pretty happy with the team so far,” Mehlville head coach Kent Heinemann said. ...

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...

Mehlville High volleyball takes second in state

The Panthers celebrate their 2-0 win over Webster Groves High School. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

May 30, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call If there was one sentence that could define the Mehville High School boys volleyball team this season, which came in second place in the state last week, it would have to be, “They fought until the bitter end.” The Panthers (28-5) battled Chaminade to the fina...

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...

On the prowl for a win, Panthers seize it from Hazelwood Hawks

Mehlville shortstop Christian Harvey forces Oakville runner Joey Giunta at second base in the early innings of a 5-0 Oakville win last Thursday evening. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 11, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call After losing four of its last five games, the Mehlville High Panthers baseball team was on the prowl for a win against Hazelwood Central last week. The Panthers (5-5) got their prey and then some as they belted out nine runs on eight hits in a 9-1 pounding of the Hawks ...

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 earns solid win against Francis Howell, looks to Eureka

Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 10, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call Oakville Tigers baseball broke a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 win at home against Francis Howell last week, behind a solid eight-inning performance by starting pitcher James Whitman. The win for Oakville (5-8) inches the Tigers one step closer to the .500 mark, ...

Mehlville basketball prepares for next year after loss in Elite Eight

Mehlville basketball prepares for next year after loss in Elite Eight

March 15, 2019

By Stephen Glover For the Call  Of all the teams that play in the Missouri Class 5 boys basketball tournament, only one team ends the season with a win. The Mehlville Panthers will not be that team this year after a 69-56 loss to CBC in the state quarterfinal last Saturday. Despite the loss, head coach Andy...

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