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  • January 25High School renovation $4 million under budget: New football field to come

Ladue vs Cape Girardeau Central football (Photo Gallery)

Ladue vs Cape Girardeau Central football (Photo Gallery)

Madi Ward, Photographer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Photo, Photo Galleries, Sports, Top Stories

Ladue defeated Cape Girardeau Central 31-28 to advance to the state semifinal. Ladue took an early lead after a 55 yard touchdown grab by Zach Bush. Ladue trailed 20-14 at the half but rebounded by scoring 17 unanswered points in the 3rd quarter after a 46 yard field goal by P.J. Hensley and a 79 yard...

Ladue shocks MICDS to win district championship

Ladue shocks MICDS to win district championship

Glen Morgenstern, Sports editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

Difficult? Certainly. Improbable? Definitely. But nothing is impossible for the Ladue football team this season. Ladue played MICDS Nov. 4th in a battle of the Rams and came back, against all odds, to beat them 37-29 in the final seconds and claim the Class 4 District 2 championship. “We knew it...

Boys swimming team continues to impress.

Boys swimming team continues to impress.

Joel Hsieh, Sports writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Ladue boys’ swimming and diving team achieved 4th place in the Splashing Out Cancer Invite at Lindbergh High School Oct. 15, finishing behind Kirkwood, SLUH and Marquette. Junior Reid Rogers, junior Dixon Bezzant, senior Kenji Sherman and freshman Noah Unger spearheaded the beginning of the...

Similar to Rio, Ladue creates opportunity for athletes with disabilities to compete

Similar to Rio, Ladue creates opportunity for athletes with disabilities to compete

Mackenzie Hines-Wilson, Opinions writer

September 27, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Three weeks after the conclusion of the 2016 Olympic Games, Paralympics athletes came together in Rio to compete in 23 athletic competitions equipped for people with various physical disabilities. Whether it be impaired muscle power or a lack of range of motion, this competition is meant to allow athletes...

Varsity football team defeats Parkway Central

Varsity football team defeats Parkway Central

Max Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under Recaps, Sports, Top Stories

After multiple weather delays, the Ladue football team defeated Parkway Central 43-21. The team moves to 3-1 with the win and has now won its last two games. Ladue’s running game, led by senior Chino Davis, sparked a tremendous offensive outburst. Davis totaled 141 yards on 20 carries and caught...

St. Louisans represent MO in Rio

St. Louisans represent MO in Rio

Max Baker, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

From the Maracanazinho to Aquatic Stadium to Olympic Stadium, athletes with local ties could be found throughout Rio this past summer. Many athletes from across the St. Louis area succeeded in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Gwen Berry, a McCluer High School alumna, represented the U.S. in the women’s...

FA Cup Wrapup

FA Cup Wrapup

Henok Getahun

February 4, 2015


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Sports Teams, Top Stories

The FA Cup has returned again this year, after Arsenal nicked the trophy just a few months ago. As the Fa Cup rolls on, surprise results will continue to come about, with this weekend being no exception.   In order to understand just how surprising an upset can be in the FA Cup, one must realiz...

Have Super Bowl commercials gone too far?

Have Super Bowl commercials gone too far?

Henok Getahun

February 4, 2015


Filed under Football, Opinions, Sports, Top Stories

Last Sunday, a majority of America watched the New England Patriots win the Superbowl, in what was, one of the most entertaining games recently. A last-second interception at the 1-yard line crushed the hopes of Seatle Seahawks fans, seeing the Patriots win their fourth Super Bowl.   Although the game itself was a great sourc...

February 2, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Boys, Sports, Top Stories

After losing arguably the best player to come out of Ladue’s basketball program, as well as several other key players from last season, the team has had their ups and downs this season. Although the team lost many influential players, others have risen to take their place and make their mark on...

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