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Living Your Dreams Through Your Kids Has New Meaning When They Get Opportunity

by Randy Gardner

I have never watched so much soccer in my life as I have over the past couple of years, with three boys that absolutely love and live soccer on a daily basis I have to **Randy Gardner photo**love it. As a young boy all I wanted to do was to play soccer at the professional level, after making it to the verge of becoming a pro and being cut it is sometimes difficult to watch and think that this could have been me.

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Dental Prep All-Star Baseball Game

Hazelwood West Grad is MVP at Delta and wins the Home Run Derby

Thirty of the area’s elite high school baseball players recently hit the field at Busch Stadium to compete in the Delta Dental High School All-Star Baseball Game. The “All-Star Green Team,” coached by former St. Louis Cardinals alum, Kerry Robinson, came back from a 5-1 deficit to win the game into extra innings. The “All-Star Blue Team,” coached by fellow Cardinals alum, Scott Cooper, won in the bottom of the 10th inning with a walk-off single.  The final score was 6 -5. The game represented the fifth consecutive win by the “All-Star Blue Team.”

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I Predicted a Defeat For Women’s Soccer Team, But Picking U.S. Over Japan

(Editor’s note: This was written Tuesday before the game between the U.S. and Germany. See end of this column for postscript about prediction)

By Randy Gardner**Randy Gardner photo**

How about the Women’s US Soccer team? I don’t really know what to say about them, actually, as I hope they do their best and make it to the finals— but I really don’t think that they will.

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American National 18 Baseball Off to 12-5 Start, 2-2 in SLABA 18

 By Jim Wieners

American National 18 and under Baseball is off to a 12-5 start as of June 24 but was 11-5 through June 14 as inclement weather has limited the team to one game played June 15-24.

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Summer Dreams at St. Ann, Florissant Golf Club Courses

   The blue-tees  number 9 hole is 500 yards and can be a par 4 or 5 offering a sweeping view of the Florissant Golf Course located off Old Halls Ferry Road.                  Tom Anselm photos

The blue-tees number 9 hole is 500 yards and can be a par 4 or 5 offering a sweeping view of the Florissant Golf Course located off Old Halls Ferry Road.
Tom Anselm photos

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Prep Sports Year-in-Review

Girls Rule State Again In Incarnate

Basketball, McCluer North Track

By Jim Wieners

Like last year  High School Girls Sports were the rule as Incarate Word Academy captured another State Basketball Championship and McCluer North repeated in Track & Field.

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