Any coach looks at their team’s jamboree for ways to improve before the regular season begins, and Perryville girls basketball coach Angela Fulton is no different. However Fulton was more interested in seeing just how her team would respond to live action, because frankly she had no idea.

It’s becoming an all too familiar feeling for Saxony Lutheran boys’ soccer coach Chris Crawford and his team. For the third time in six years, and for the second straight year, the Crusaders matched up with Principia in the Class 1 quarterfinal. For the third time, the Crusaders fell to the …

Immanuel Lutheran volleyball coach Dawn Ozark was just hoping that her team could showcase their skills and play well in the state tournament, against some of the best Lutheran schools in the state.

Perryville junior Courtney Wright was not even born in 1997, but that year probably means a little more to her today. Wright set a Perryville girls’ cross country school record with a time of 19:30 at the Class 3 cross country state meet on Saturday at the Gans Creek Recreational Area in Columbia. 

If you ask Saxony Lutheran boys soccer coach Chris Crawford about winning his team winning the Class 1, District 1 title for the sixth straight season on Nov. 6, he will say the same thing to anyone who will listen.

St. Vincent coach Tim Schumer had implored his team throughout the season to start fast. That statement was even more crucial on Friday night as St. Vincent took on Hayti, the defending Class 1 state champions.

Sometimes it’s just not your day. The Perryville volleyball team found that out quite abruptly. The Lady Pirates fell to Windsor in three sets 19-25, 25-12, 14-25 on Saturday in Ste. Genevieve in the Class 3 state quarterfinal.

Before St. Vincent football coach Tim Schumer and his players even step on the field Friday night, they know they will have an uphill climb when it comes to their Class 1 district semifinal opponent, Hayti. 

There are some things that are certainties in life. One of those is the fact that the St. Vincent cross-country team almost always reaches state. This year is no different.

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