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Mehlville cross country looks for a breakout

The Mehlville High girls cross country squad is ‘looking really strong’ heading into the season and looking for a breakout year, head coach Erin Rekosh said.

August 31, 2019

The Mehlville High girls cross country squad is ‘looking really strong’ heading into the season and looking for a breakout year, head coach Erin Rekosh said. By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call The Mehlville High School girls cross country team is looking to make 2019 a breakout season. “We’re ...

Lindbergh High girls cross country team wants to defend its district title in ‘19

The Lindbergh girls cross country team is looking to defend its district champi-onship and ready to show up at the finish line to go even farther.

August 31, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call The Lindbergh High girls cross country team has a new head coach, and Bryan Hilton is excited about his first year leading the team. Hilton spent the previous nine seasons as an assistant on the Lindbergh boys cross country team and jumped at the chance to coach the girl...

Mehlville boys cross country team sees a youth revolution in its runners

Mehlville High head coach Jay Holtmeyer looks forward to seeing what this young squad offers this year in terms of a running ‘youth revolution.’

August 31, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call A youth revolution is underway on the Mehlville High boys cross country team, and Panthers head coach Jay Holtmeyer is looking forward to seeing what his young squad of runners has to offer. “Things are looking good,” Holtmeyer said. “We had a lot of kids grad...

Mehlville High School softball team looking to improve on 2018 season

Mehlville High head coach Tim Ode is hoping for a turnaround this year after a losing season last year.

August 30, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call When you suffer one of the worst seasons in program history, there’s only one direction you can look toward — up. Such is the case with the Mehlville girls softball team after suffering an 0-23 record during the 2018 campaign. But the Panthers are hoping that last yea...

Lindbergh varsity softball squad younger, still hungry for victory

It’s a transition year for the Lindbergh softball team, but head coach Darin Scott
believes his squad still has some of the best players in the area.

August 30, 2019

By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call After losing eight seniors to graduation, the Lindbergh girls softball team is going through a transition year, but still returns some of the best players in the area. “We have some new faces, so obviously we have a little bit of a transition,” Flyers coach Darin Scott...

Oakville High softball up to bat with deep roster, and eyes on the top prize

Oakville High head coach Rich Sturm wants to continue the girls’ softball string
of victories this year, with a state championship within reach.

August 30, 2019

of victories this year, with a state championship within reach. By STEPHEN GLOVER For the Call Year in and year out, the Oakville High School softball team is one of the top pro-grams in the area, if not the state, and 2019 will be no different than previous seasons. The Tigers return six starters to...

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 ...

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...

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