Bombers lost the meet to CJA, but may have found two future swimming stars in freshmen Maddie Wessel and Barrett Carlson.
With a shorthanded roster due to illness and other issues, John Burroughs girls swim coach Leslie Kehr knew going in to Tuesday's season-opening meet against Cor Jesu Academy, that her Bombers might have trouble earning enough points to earn a team win. So instead of worrying about victories, Kehr wanted her swimmers to simply focus on making a strong first showing of the season, with an eye on improving as a group throughout the season. And that's pretty much what the Bombers delivered at the Cissel Center Pool, finishing with five wins in 12 events in what proved to be a 119-59 team loss to the Chargers. "I thought the girls did pretty good out here today," Kehr said. "We knew we didn't have everybody. There are some girls out sick and …
Frontenac's Ann Bueler was recently appointed to the Ronald McDonald House Board.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- James Baer
Monday, January 17, 2011
Everyone’s got a story to tell, but few have one quite like Ann Bueler's. At first glance, one would see the upbringing of a native South County resident who graduated high school in the mid 1970s as the typical story. She was a good student with good grades, some secondary education and a willingness to listen, learn and grow. But, there’s more to this fascinating account. Today, Bueler, 53, is president of Midwest Equipment Co., based in Fenton. The company is a distributor of food service equipment throughout the Midwest and employs 50 people. So what’s the big deal? Plenty. Bueler, to a lesser degree, is self educated. She grew up in a household in Affton. Her mother was a graduate of Fontbonne College and her father, age 84 today, …