Category Archives: baseball

Kirkwood, Webster Groves add new wrinkle to recognize Jackie Robinson and #42

The Webster Groves Statesmen and Kirkwood Pioneers have a storied, historic rivalry as next door neighbors in Suburban St. Louis. Everyone knows about the Turkey Bowl football game, for example. But for as hard as the teams compete on the … Continue reading

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Belleville West Reacts To Grad Sweeney’s Yankee Draft News

There was no shortage of talent with local ties selected in this year’s Major League Baseball draft, which concluded Wednesday. Among those chosen was Morehead State 1B Kane Sweeney, a Belleville West graduate who was taken by the New York … Continue reading

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Gillespie Baseball Miners Searching For Gold in 2015

The high school baseball season for fans in Gillespie, IL starts Wednesday, as the Miners travel to Jerseyville…our thanks to volunteer assistant Adam Tallman for giving us a look at his team’s chances in 2015. Last year’s record: 18-14, Lost … Continue reading

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Howell Baseball’s Perkins: Cutting Kids Still Tough Task

Longtime Francis Howell Baseball Coach Tony Perkins has likely seen a lot in more than 20 years coaching high school baseball. Hundreds of wins, a few state titles to his credit, and plenty of players who have gone on to … Continue reading

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CBC Pitcher On Verbal Pledge To Mizzou

A quarterback on a state championship football team gave a verbal pledge to the University of Missouri earlier this winter. But Blake Charlton would be throwing a different ball for the Tigers if the junior’s verbal pledge holds (he can’t … Continue reading

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Francis Howell North Submariner Signs With Longview CC

Kevin Braudis joined his sister Kelly in signing a letter of intent to play a college sport last week. Kelly will play soccer at St. Charles Community College. Kevin tells us about the move to the Kansas City area to … Continue reading

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