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Brackets Are the Fun Part of March Madness

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

How many of you do the March Madness College basketball bracket? I bet most of you said yes. If you said no, give it at try next year and you will love it. It doesn’t really matter how you pick your brackets, nobody has it down to a science.  Just ask anyone who has a bracket this year. One upset in the first round can end it for you. I guarantee that they are torn to pieces over some of the big upsets in the early rounds.

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Incarnate Word Hoop Title Streak Ends At 3, Chaminade Wins Class 5

By Jim Wieners

After three consecutive seasons, when Napheesa Collier led the Incarnate Word Academy Red Knights to three consecutive Class Four State Girls Basketball titles, the road to a fourth straight state title fell short.

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Hazelwood Central Boys Lacrosse On 3-Game Roll After First Loss

By Jim Wieners

While High School Varsity Sports teams started the Spring season this past weekend the Hazelwood Central Boys Lacrosse Club began their season on March 8, over two weeks ago.

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Faith-Based Films: Preachy vs Returns, ‘Miracles from Heaven’ Succeeds, While ‘Young Messiah’ Falls a Little Short

By Sandra Olmsted

Over the last ten years or so, faith-based films have become popular and usually synonymous with Christian themes in the film although any film or TV show with a strong religious component could be categorized as a faith-based film or TV show. For example, Life of Pi (2012). The market for these films has grown to the point where major studios have made or are looking at making faith-based films.

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Metro Catholic Rivals Chaminade, SLUH Meet Again In Class 5

By Jim Wieners

Metro Catholic Conference High School Boys Basketball plays a double-round-robin during the season but for Chaminade College Prep and St. Louis University High School this will be the second year in a row they will be playing a third game in Columbia at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus.

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Kids Coaching Has Long Way to Go For Learning A Sport Like Soccer

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

Last week was the first weekend of outdoor soccer for all of my teams. The reason that I bring this up is that every year I get more frustrated by the coaching of other teams. What the heck is this world coming to and what are we teaching our kids? I am almost ashamed to call myself a coach and be grouped in with these so-called coaches.

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