Prep Sports

Baseball Districts Begin May 15; Track

And Field, Girls Soccer Begin May 16

By Jim Wieners

May 15 begins the final stretch of High School Athletics in Missouri with Baseball Districts while Track And Field will hold Districts for Classes Three, Four and Five on May 16, which is also begins Girls Soccer.

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Valley of Flowers winners (photos by Bob Lindsey)

The Operation Christmas Child float won the best organization float ,  Large unit.
The Operation Christmas Child float won the best organization float ,
Large unit.
  VFW Post 4105 won best decorated car large plaque with queen candidates  Tarya Farley on board.

VFW Post 4105 won best decorated car large plaque with queen candidates Tarya Farley on board.

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Scenes from Valley of Flowers Parade May 3

Marchers representing St Angela Merici

Marchers representing St Angela Merici

Queen Candidate Anne Merriman aboard float

Queen Candidate Anne Merriman aboard float

Colors!

Colors!

Watching the parade together

Watching the parade together

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2015 VF queen crowned   The 2014 Valley of Flowers Queen Alex Phifer

celebrating her last moments as queen by crowning

Courtney Neisler as the 2015 Queen.

Another Perfect May Day For Valley of Flowers and

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Ferguson Commission Meets

Community, Law Enforcement, Commission Develop

Proposed Model for Law Enforcement Training Standards

Community and law enforcement leaders came together with members of the Ferguson Commission Thursday, April 30, to endorse a baseline model for improved law enforcement training standards in Missouri. The model calls for an additional 24 hours each per three-year period in the areas of tactical, anti-bias and officer wellness training for a total of 120 additional hours of police training. The model came out of the Ferguson Commission Citizen-Law Enforcement working group and was developed in consultation with key community, law enforcement and subject matter experts.

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Who’s To Blame For Sports Injuries?

**Randy Gardner photo**By Randy Gardner

What a way to start off the week by losing one of the cornerstones of the Cardinals pitching group, Adam Wainwright.

It looked like such a simple play as he left the batter’s box after a short hit. This in my mind goes back to players who train specific parts of their body for specific sports and forget about the rest of their body.

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