Hazelwood Central Boys, Girls Win Hoops Tip-Off Tournaments

By Jim Wieners

Hazelwood Central Varsity Basketball Teams, Boys and Girls, began the 2014-15 seasons with tip-off Tournament championships.

“It’s exciting,” said girls head coach Wendy Reeves Dec. 6 after her Hawk ladies won the Northwest-Cedar Hill Tournament. One day earlier, Dec. 5 the Hawk men won the Jerry Boeckman Memorial St. John Vianney Invitational.

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North Tech Boys Basketball Wins Winfield Tournament

By Jim Wieners

In their seventh appearance at the Winfield Boys Basketball Tournament, after two consolation titles and two third-place finishes, North Technical finally takes first place.

Winfield held the Boys Tournament Dec. 2,4,6 while they held the Girls Tournament Dec. 1,3,5. North Tech won Dec. 2 over North County Christian 62-26 in the first round, won Dec. 4 over St. Dominic 67-50 in the semifinals and won the championship game Dec. 6 over Wentzville-Timberland 67-53. Unlike previous years when the Winfield Tournament tips off the North Tech season this year it is their second tournament in two weeks as the Golden Eagles took third place in the Gold Division of the Borgia Tourney.

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A CHRISTMAS VISION

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By Tom Anselm

Couple days before Christmas and all through this place

We are anxiously laboring to finish the race.

The hours of roof-time had not been in vain;

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Ferguson Holiday Event will now be held this Sunday

Ferguson Northern Lights Celebration Rescheduled For December 14

 

The annual free holiday celebration will commence in downtown Ferguson’s Victorian Plaza, 20 S. Florissant Road, this Sunday, Dec.14 The event had been scheduled for Nov. 30, but was cancelled about the disturbances and damage on Nov. 24 after the announcement of of the Grand Jury decision.

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Art McCoy Keynote Speaker at St. Louis Community College MLK Celebration

Art McCoy will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. annual celebration Jan. 18 at STLCC-Florissant Valley.

Art McCoy will be the keynote speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. annual celebration Jan. 18 at STLCC-Florissant Valley.

St. Louis Community College-Florissant Valley will host its annual celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 18, in the Terry M. Fischer Theatre on campus, 3400 Pershall Road.

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Florissant Police Dept. Hosts Football U’s 2014 Junior National League Finalists

Sixth-12th graders in Football U’s Junior National League finalists were recently hosted by the Florissant Police Dept., part of a partnership formed between the city and the Football Organization,

Sixth-12th graders in Football U’s Junior National League finalists were recently hosted by the Florissant Police Dept., part of a partnership formed between the city and the Football Organization,

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