Good fit for a King

Ryan King coaches from the sidelines at the football game against Parkway South on Oct. 3.
Ryan King is named new head football coach for Parkway Central
January 11, 2021

After ten years of being a member of the Parkway Central football program coaching staff, Ryan King is named new head coach after Mark Goldenberg steps down from the position. Ever since King started his...

Quick with their moves and quick with their minds

Hudson Cockerham (9) works with his teammate Lateef  Marshall (9) to perfect his wrestling moves.
The wrestling season isn’t starting off normal but that doesn’t detour our team
November 24, 2020

During, COVID-19 practices are different from previous years. Wrestling is a contact sport and the team would usually be on the mats practicing moves, but this year it is all about getting in shape. ...

Girls’ Volleyball – A Serve of a Season

Junior Kaye Tate and senior Deja Campbell go up for a block in the Senior Night game against Pattonville on Oct. 21.
November 13, 2020

This year, the PCH girls’ volleyball team let nothing hold them back, and maintained determination throughout the whole season despite the major changes that were made to practices and games. The players...

Six Boys Swim and Dive Members have Already Qualified for State

Boys swimmers swimming laps on the first day of practice.
October 11, 2020

Joey Stecher, junior diver, along with two other divers have already qualified for state early on in the swim and dive season. Stecher qualified at an 11-dive meet and he has an unofficial qualifying score...

Persevering through a pandemic

Persevering through a pandemic
An update on the 2020 field hockey season
October 10, 2020

Two years into a field hockey program means two things: a better understanding of the game and stronger bonds between teammates.   13 new members have joined the program, along with two new JV captains,...

Girls Tennis off to a Strong Start

Junior Maggie Huff returning a ball to the other team at the match against Lafayette on Sept. 15. The team won this match.
The JV and varsity girls tennis teams start their season with a winning record
September 25, 2020

Coming off a successful season last year when the varsity girls tennis team defeated Central (Springfield) to come in 3rd place at state they are off to a strong start this season.  Maggie Huff, varsity...

Golfing During A Pandemic

Golfing During A Pandemic
May 7, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the government issued stay at home quarantine order, restaurants, stores and other important social activity places have been shut down. Fortunately for golfers, golf courses...

College Golf

College Golf
May 7, 2020

Deuce Harris committed to IMG Academy in Bradenton Florida and has missed out on his senior golf season. James Sherstoff was banking on a good senior golf season in order to get a spot on a college golf...

Winners and Losers of the NFL Draft

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones introduces new head coach Mike McCarthy at a press conference.
April 27, 2020

Every year there are teams that use their draft picks to build up their future and there are teams that use their picks to greatly improve their chances of contending. And every year there are teams that...

NFL Draft Full First Round Grades

Offensive lineman Tristan Wirfs goes through his NFL draft combine workout. Wirfs was selected 13th overall by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
April 23, 2020

This year’s NFL is the strangest one of all time as the entire draft is done completely virtual. This draft is also going to be one of the most watched of all time as sports fans have been starved for...

Satisfying Sports Fans During a Pandemic

Nationals Park, home of the Washington Nationals, reigning World Series Champions.
April 21, 2020

If you are a die-hard sports fan like me, this has been the hardest time in your life. The complete absence of live sports has left sports fans utterly bored and sad. No MLB opening day, no March Madness,...

Spring Sports Athletes to Watch

Current senior Sam Ladd takes his position at short stop in an away game at Eureka High.
April 16, 2020

As one of many seniors, Sam Ladd has carved out a leadership role on the baseball team this season. Ladd has played varsity games in all three of his seasons so far and he will be tasked with manning third...

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