Saturday, May 18, 2013
Rams have to come from behind to defeat visiting O'Fallon, Illinois 7-6.
Once again MICDS is in the Final 4 of the Missouri Lacrosse tournament. The Rams will host CBC Tuesday in one semifinal game. The Cadets ran all over Lafayette 15-5 in their quarterfinal match. The championships will be contested over Memorial Day weekend, this Friday night, 7:30 p.m. at the Park in Fenton. In the other semifinal game, DeSmet takes on the winner of St. Louis U. High and Eureka. MICDS had to come from behind to defeat O’Fallon, Illinois 7-6 Thursday before an overflow crowd on the Rams artificial turf. More game photos on the Ladue-Frontenace Facebook page. William Moorehead, who stands 6-foot-4 and is going to Providence College led the attack with 3 goals. Other goals were scored by JT Theimann, (two); Stephen Mattingly…
Friday, May 17, 2013
Rams advance to Final 4 and face the winner of CBC/Lafayette Tuesday.
MICDS is having another one of this stellar lacrosse seasons. They staged a come-from-behind 7-6 victory in a low scoring affair over O'Fallon, Illinois Thursday night at home. An overflow crowd took in the action. William Moorehead, who will play for Providence College, Rhode Island next year scored three times in the match. Saturday, Patch will have an account of the game; a scoring summary and interviews with Moorehead and the winning coach Andy Kay. Check out the lacrosse summary on Saturday on Patch.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Jay Williamson & Joe Bannister want to bring ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer and field hockey to 25 acres of unused space.
Jay Williamson, graduate of John Burroughs and Ladue resident returned from the PGA golf tour a year ago for several reasons. He’s spent 24 years playing professional golf, some 15 on the PGA tour. Now, it was time to spend more time with the family with three young children; begin a business career and follow another dream he’d been working on for some time. Williamson, and business partner Joe Bannister of Webster Groves have designs on bringing indoor ice hockey; outdoor lacrosse, soccer and field hockey to Olivette. The duo eye the 25-acre piece of unused ground at Warson Park in Olivette. From this non-used property would rise a twin ice rink; outdoor artificial multi purpose use fields for the fastest growing sports in America (…
Friday, May 3, 2013
Bombers trample visiting Webster Groves 13-0 with an 11-goal first half performance.
The John Burroughs girls lacrosse team has all the components of a fine symphony orchestra in perfect sync. And that doesn’t go unnoticed, because right over their shoulders is the construction of a brand new, multi million dollar fine arts center rising on their campus. The impresarios have all the elements in place. Defense knows its role; the Bombers have solid goal keeping and they have several attackers who can score with ease. Wednesday, all the pieces fell into place with the Bombers pitching a rare shutout, 13-0 over visiting Webster Groves. The Bombers got their 10th goal with 3:10 remaining in the first half, forcing most of the starters to the bench and a clock shortened second-half. The Bombers needed that. After jumping out to…
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Bombers pile up 11-0 halftime lead and win 13-0.
Webster Groves coach Andrew Hittler knows building a lacrosse program is no overnight matter. It takes nurturing at the lower levels to compete at the varsity. The Lady Statesmen got their mouth guards handed to them, absorbing a 13-0 clock-shortened game at John Burroughs Wednesday. By halftime, most of the Burroughs starters were on the bench. Leanne Hurster had four-first half goals, Barrett Carlson three and Abby Frerotte, senior goal tender recorded a rare shutout for this sport. Burroughs is 10-3, Webster tumbled to 7-11. Friday, Patch.com will have more extended coverage of the scoring; interviews with both coaches and with a couple of Burroughs standouts. Check Patch.com Friday for more on the progress of local girls lacrosse.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
While Katie Karl and Katie Prosperi get double teammed, Robinson nets 5 big goals.
The Westminster Wildcats' strategy was to stop St. Joe high scoring tandem Katie Karl and Katie Prosperi. That left an opening for junior Abbey Robinson and she stepped up. She rammed home 3 goals with the Angels crusing to a 16-11 home victory over Westminster before the rains came. Lot's of action shots on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook page. "We still have areas in which to improve but we are looking forwared to the rest of the season and a strong finish," said Angels' coach Jen Bisch. With the win, St. Joe is 10-3 while Westminster tumbled to 4-8. Still Karl and Prosperi could not be contained. Karl had 4 goals and Prosperi added 5 to her total. For the season, Katie Karl leads St. Joe in productivity with 40 goals, 18 assists for 58 …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Two track meets, baseball and lacrosse matches highlight Saturday play.
The weather looks promising as many of the local sports team have a full schedule of games Saturday. Here's some of the highlights: Boys baseball Burroughs, back from a swing around Florida has a double header at Lutheran South. The first pitch will be thrown at 10 am. A big rivalry on the local scene as unbeaten Ladue swings by MICDS for a high noon showdown. Boys lacrosse Pembroke Hill of Kansas City is in town and plays at John Burroughs at 4 p.m. Girls lacrosse Villa Duchesne has a late match, 4 p.m. at Ursuline Academy in Kirkwood. Track and Field Two classic meets on Saturday. The small schools will compete in the 13th annual Skippy Keefer meet at John Burroughs. Prelim's at 8 a.m. with final events starting at 1 p.m. Find the …
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 …
Monday, September 3, 2012
Local stars at CBC, Parkway West also make verbal commitments.
William Morehead, a senior at MICDS has verbally committed to Providence College (Rhode Island) to play lacrosse. The 6-foot-4, 205-pound St. Louis midfielder attended Jake Reed's Nike Blue Chip and Hotbeds with MO22, where he was an all-star. He has led MICDS to back-to-back state title games, earning first team All-State and All-Metro honors as a junior. Morehead strongly considered Hobart and Bowdoin colleges. Zach Turnure, defenseman from CBC has verbally committed to the Ohio State University. The 6-1, 205-pound defenseman was a member of MO22 this past summer. He also was a standout as a linebacker and was first team All-League in both football and lacrosse. Jon Vogel, attacker from Parkway West has verbally committed to Holy Cross …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Outstanding two sport star at Burroughs has moved on.
There are lots of local athletes to follow. One the Patch is keeping a close eye on is field hockey star Charlotte Martin at Northwestern. A four year letter winner in both field hockey and lacrosse, she is a 2012 graduate of John Burroughs School. She has now taken her talents to Evanston, IL and we will be watching. She played on the 2010 state championship teams. She scored 43 points her senior year and finished her career with 92 goals and 58 assists. She was the MWAA Co Player of the Year in 2011. Her skills were equally as good in lacrosse, leading the Bombers to the state championship title last spring. In 2011, she became a first team All-American in lacrosse. There are others to follow. Patch will be reporting on linebacker …