Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Keith Harder has more than 100 athletes out for the boys and girls teams this spring.
The Ladue Rams have featured a strong track program the last several years. Though hurdling star Jehu Chesson is gone to play football at Michigan, plenty of talent returns. In the Coaches Corner, Keith Harder, the head man talks about the strength of the program, the number of kids out and the popularity of the Brusca-Strobach Track Meet, hosted at Ladue annually.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Rams have one of the perennial power house programs in the Mid West
Andy Kay, teacher and former dean at MICDS has brought a passion for the game of Lacrosse to the Rams program. He works extra hard to gain exposure for his talented athletes. Last winter, he organized and hosted a clinic so the top teams in the East could come to St. Louis and learn more about the talent which exists overall in St. Louis. Kay will be taking his team to Philadelphia over the weekend to play in a challenge series and their games will be held around collegiate games. Kay talks about developing his program, where sports fits in with academics and the arts at MICDS and gives us some insight about his most talented senior, William Morehead, headed to Providence College to play lacrosse at the next level in the Coaches Corner …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Angels took third in last year's championships and finished with a 16-7-1 record.
Veteran coach Maureen McVey has a talent-rich skilled soccer team to put on the field this spring. She returns 17 letter winners including high scoring returners Kaley Nieters (12 goals); Allie Magletta (12 goals) and Haley Kavanaugh (11) goals and an experienced goal tender Kelsey Ponder. This fall, McVey became the first female coach to be inducted into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame in its 40-year history. McVey took a turn in the Coaches' Corner to talk about her top players; the Angels challenging schedule and her feelings about going into the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame.
Monday, February 18, 2013
The 17-year teaching veteran addresses issues of getting ready for the upcoming season.
Rob Garrett, coach of the Ladue Rams baseball team, addresses how to prepare for the season, and how to get ready when the weather outside is frightful. Prep baseball will get underway with games the last week of March. We encourage our Patch readers to both suggest coaches they would like to see be interviewed, and to offer questions they would like answered.