Bright Spot in Unexpected Place

Cam Roberts runs with the ball after making a reception in a game against Fort Zumwalt North on 9.13. “I consider wide receiver my primary position even though there’s only one punter on the field at a time, but there’s always multiple wide receivers on the field,” Roberts said. Photo by Christine Stricker.

November 13, 2019

As one of the bright spots on the football team this season, senior Cam Roberts his proving his worth at a position that is considered the most invaluable position on a football team: punter. “I think my punting helps the most with the defense because good punts can’t flip the field position so...

Volleyball Season was a Hit

Sophomore Rachel Ladd hits the ball at the game against Parkway West.

Abby Prywitch, Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

One team. 12 Girls. This year’s varsity girls volleyball team has as tight bond which many of the players think shows on the court. “This season I think our team is closer than we have ever been. We have done so many team bonding activities which help improve our team morale,” senior Katelyn ...

Field hockey returns to Parkway Central after decades long absence

Field hockey returns to Parkway Central after decades long absence

Brooke Kraizer, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2019

This is the first year of field hockey at PCH, and with the team consisting of 31 girls, it seems to be a big hit. Though popular around the west county area, Central hasn’t had a team, or a coach, in a long time. When math teacher Kurt Lehmann got the email announcing that there would be a field ho...

Top girls basketball prospect commits to Mizzou

Jayla Kelley works for position during the Final Four game at the Missouri State Championship tournament in 2019.

Reggie Elijah, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

In the fall, senior basketball superstar Jayla Kelly signed with the University of Missouri, but Mizzou was not the only school looking at her. “It was the really little things that made Mizzou the pick over Northwestern,” Kelly said in an interview with PCHTV’s Jack Wittner and Cam Harris. ...

No Outlet for Hockey Players

junior Sean Boehm readies for faceoff with his club team, the CarShield AAA Hockey Club

Sawyer Lownsdale, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

Hockey in St. Louis is growing. With two huge ice arenas opening in the area and the Blues fresh off their first Stanley Cup win, kids in St. Louis and all across Missouri are trading their baseball and football cleats for hockey skates. Yet, Central is still not among the 36 high schools playing in...

Small Team, Big Challenges

Wide receiver Cam Roberts catches the ball and trying to get more yards on a Marquette player. Roberts has caught 168 yards this season. Photo by Christine Stricker

Reginald Elijah, staff reporter

September 27, 2019

SMALL TEAM, BIG CHALLENGES Parkway Central football team faces one of the hardest schedule in the state which is especially hard because they have one of the smaller teams compared to other big schools. Head coach Mark Goldenberg was still assessing the team when the first game got pushed back two...

Fall Athletes To Watch

Junior Rylie Perry throws a pitch in a game against Ritenour on 10.1.18.

Logan Potts, Sports/News Editor

September 27, 2019

In a transition year for the softball program, junior Rylie Perry hopes to make a big impact like she did as a sophomore on varsity. “This season I hope to be eligible for first team all conference like I was for pitching last year,” Perry said. “I also want to become more of a team leader.” Last...

2019-2020 NBA Season Preview

From left, Los Angeles Clippers President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank, head coach Doc Rivers, new players Paul George and Kawhi Leonard and owner Steve Balmer, at Green Meadows Recreation Center during a news conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

September 20, 2019

On October 22, 2019, the NBA season will be back in business. With all of the offseason moves that went on, this season has the potential to be one of the most competitive seasons in NBA history.  Free agents such as Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving, and more have switched teams to create new competitors. ...

Is Zion Williamson the Future of the NBA?

Duke's Zion Williamson (1) celebrates after slamming in two during the first half against Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament at the Specturm Center in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, March 14, 2019. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

Haydn Schertz, Staff Writer

May 22, 2019

Zion Williamson is quickly becoming one of the most popular athletes in the world with his rim breaking dunks and ferocious style of play and he is only 18. At Duke, Williamson put up numbers unlike anyone before him. Williamson, a six feet seven inch small and power forward averaged 22.6 points per...

Former Player Stays With the Sport he Loves

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Logan Potts, Sports Editor

May 22, 2019

Former Parkway Central graduate Matt Borgschulte has found success doing what he loves. Borgschulte is a Minor League Baseball coach in the Minnesota Twins organization. Borgschulte played for the Central Varsity team from 2007-2009.   What is your exact role in the Twins organization? ...

Track and Field Strive for Greatness

Track and Field Strive for Greatness

Haydn Schertz, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

T he boys and girls track teams look to make a statement as the season is coming to a close and look forward to state. This season the Colts are looking to bring back a few district and conference championship plaques. With leadership from Gottlieb Gerstenecker, Nakira Gage, Adam Geisz along with many...

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