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McCluer High Baseball Classic Is Almost Strictly North County

By Jim Wieners

What is more known as the North County Baseball Classic, the McCluer High Classic is almost all North County with seven out of eight teams from North County, four of them are north of Interstate 270.

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McCluer North Baseball Starts 5-2; Hosts Hazelwood Central Thursday

By Jim Wieners

Coming off a 16-12 season in 2016 McCluer North Baseball opens the season 5-2 and that includes going 3-1 against the Parkway School District, 1-1 playing in Bethalto, Ill., and 1-0 at home prior to April 4.

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A Boomer’s Journal: Hanging Around Schools These Days

by Tom Anselm

Since retiring from teaching in 2010, I’ve had a variety of jobs. Working at a golf course, taking people to doctor appointments. I tried shoe sales and that was a serious disaster, given the low pay and lots of bending. Not to mention other peoples’ feet.

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Power Rangers: Rebooted for Teenagers

By Sandra Olmsted

Power Rangers Now vs Then

Power Rangers Now vs Then

In the twenty years since the last Power Rangers movie hit the big screens, the little fans have grown up and probably want to share their love of these iconic characters with their children. Unfortunately, director Dean Israelite’s version may not be the Power Rangers film to introduce to a new generation of five-year-olds to these heroes because teen angst takes a front seat to the Rangers’ heroism. In this iteration, the story of these new Rangers and the old ones is re-conceived with an intergalactic connection.

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2 Big Sports Issues: MSL Stadium and Yadi’s Contract

Randy Gardnerby Randy Gardner

There are two huge decisions over the next week or so that will affect St. Louis for many years to come. First is the vote on the downtown St. Louis MLS stadium. Without even guessing, you know which side I am on, but unfortunately I do not have a vote in the matter.

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IWA’s Eight State Basketball Title Is MSHSAA Record, Not School’s

   By Jim Wieners

incarnate word logo   Incarnate Word Academy Basketball has enjoyed the 21st Century in general and the last eight years in particular as the Red Knights become the first girls program to win a Missouri State High School Activities Association record eight titles, seven since 2006, six since 2010 and four in the last five years, as a Class Four team.

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