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ISIS attack kills 35 people

ISIS attack kills 35 people

Isabella Fu, News Editor
April 4
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ISIS terrorists bombed two sites in Brussels, Belgium March 22, killing 35 people and wounding 300. Three coordinated suicide bombings occurred that morning: two at 8:00 in Brussels Airport in Zaventem, and one an hour later in Maalbeek metro station, according to CNN. These incidents comprised th...

Chocolates, marshmallows and miles

Chocolates, marshmallows and miles

Gigi Goebel, Features writer
April 1
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Although an early morning 5k may not appeal to most, the allure of gourmet s’mores might make a difference. This was the thought process behind the creation of Run and Run S’more, a new fundraiser at Ladue High School, which took place Feb. 28. More than 700 people participated in the event by...

Attention, please.

Yoav Kadan, Web Editor
December 9
Filed under Features, Recent Stories

Don’t talk while the teacher is talking. From preschool to high school, any given student must have heard this phrase a thousand times. Although deceptively simple in theory, this overused set of directions proves surprisingly difficult for many students, regardless of age, to successfully follow. ...

Indoor Soccer Allows for an Enjoyable, but Competitive Experience

Hayden Hunt, Features Writer
December 5
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When football season comes to an end, indoor soccer takes its place as one of the most popular winter sports. Many boys, and some girls, participate in recreational indoor soccer leagues with their friends. They join to be active and have fun with their peers. Many of the games are late because...

LMS Student Goes on Air

Hannah Snidman, News Writer
December 3
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While most eighth graders choose to spend their Friday nights hanging out with friends, doing homework or playing games, Ladue Middle School student Max Baker works as a sports analyst for the radio station KTRS. Max appears weekly on the Night Shift on Fridays from 11 p.m. to midnight. He must prepar...

Field Hockey Team Finishes Up a Successful Season

Michael Petersen, Sports Writer
December 1
Filed under Recaps, Recent Stories, Sports

The Ladue field hockey team has come to the end of their fall season.  This year the girls had a great record of sixteen wins and only eight losses.   Their season began with the Gateway Classic over Labor Day weekend. Ladue won their first game against Holland Hall 5-1, but couldn't win the second game....

Xbox One vs. PlayStation 4

Salim Douaihy, Opinions Writer
December 1
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions, Recent Stories

With the recent launch of both Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4, the new generation gaming consoles now available in the United States, many gamers are left wondering which to buy. To the casual gamer, both the Xbox One and PS4 offer relatively similar experiences. While the consoles ap...

Former Ladue student Pursues Career in Journalism

Jacob Jacob, News Writer
December 1
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Ladue and University of Missouri alum Andy Spewak works as a general assignment reporter for WGRZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Buffalo, New York, during the 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. newscast. He reports on a variety of pressing topics including events related to politics and economics. Spewak’s news assign...

Ladue’s Record-Breaking Season

Justin Cole, Web Editor
November 22
Filed under Recaps, Recent Stories, Sports

Despite a 2-0 loss to St. Dominic on Saturday, the Ladue varsity soccer team had perhaps the best season of any team in Ladue history. Although this did not lessen the disappointment of the final loss, Coach Matthew Prange was still satisfied with the season. "The results on the field speak very l...

Ladue Football Wins Several Conference Awards

Justin Cole, Web Editor
November 18
Filed under Recent Stories, Sports

Special Teams Player of the Year: Jack Fox   First-Team Offense:  Quarterback: Matthew Hooper Offensive Line: Brent Morrow Offensive Line: Nick Hulsey Wide Receiver: Ryan Glazer Kicker: Jack Fox   First-Team Defense:  Defensive Line: Brent Morrow Linebacker: Nate...

Ladue Soccer Wins First Ever Sectional Victory

Justin Cole, Web Editor
November 13
Filed under Recaps, Recent Stories, Sports

The day after Ladue's football team was eliminated from the playoffs, Ladue's soccer team defeated Parkway West for the second time this season to earn the first sectional victory in Ladue history. Ladue defeated Parkway West 2-1 earlier this season, but no one scored in this game until sophomore...

Ladue’s Rally Falls Short, Ends Season Against Westminster

Justin Cole, Web Editor
November 12
Filed under Recaps, Recent Stories, Sports

Ladue had won ten consecutive games after their loss to Parkway Central, but they couldn't win a district championship against a Westminster team that defeated them in the same situation last year. Kicker Jack Fox scored the only points in the first quarter for either team when he hit a field goal fro...

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