Monday, May 20, 2013
We're taking a last look at all of the spring athletes who earned your vote over the last few months.
As the spring sports season heads into the final few weeks of the postseason, we want to make sure you take a moment to recognize the athletes who have earned your vote this spring during our MVP voting contest. The MVP poll will be back in the fall, just in time for boy's soccer, football and softball, just to name a few fall sports. Coming tomorrow and Wednesday we'll name our Boys and Girls Spring Athletes of the Year.
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 15, 2013
Recipients come from Ladue High, Burroughs and MICDS locally.
The National Merit Scholarship Corp. just released the second group of high school seniors who have been awarded scholarships this year. About 2,500 seniors nationwide were chosen to receive the $2,500 awards. Selection was based on academic record, standardized test scores, contributions in leadership and community service activities, an essay and a recommendation from a high school official. The first group of scholarships were awarded last month to about 1,000 students. The 4,800 winners of the college-sponsored Merit Scholarships will be announced later this year. Local students who are receiving the scholarships: Ladue Horton Watkins High School Collin D. Christner, Runpeng Liu, Maxmillian E. Schindler, Victor Y. Wang and Haohang Xu. …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Ryan Fogle, the U.S. diplomat being detained in Russia, attended Mary Institute Country Day School, KTRS reports. He's reportedly accused of being an undercover CIA agent.
According to KTRS, Ryan C. Fogle is a U.S. diplomat from the U.S. Embassy in Moscow who attended Mary Institute Country Day School and graduated in 2002. Fogle was detained in Russia during the overnight hours from Monday to Tuesday. The KTRS report states that Fogle is accused of being an undercover Central Intelligence Agency officer attempting to recruit a member of the Russian intelligence services. Fogle was released to U.S. diplomats, Russia's Federal Security Service reported, according to KTRS. (Read the complete KTRS report and see photos here.) EDITOR'S NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect KTRS as the reporting news source, not KMOX as initially stated in this article. Join Ladue-Frontenac Patch for more community news…
Events will be held indoors at the McDonnell Athletic Center
MICDS will graduate 147 seniors on Sunday, May 19 in the McDonnell Athletic Center on the north end of the campus. The ceremonies will begin at 4 p.m. This is the 154th graduation ceremonies in the history of the school. Robert Schultz was chosen by his classmates to speak on behalf of the senior class. The commencement speaker is Aaron Elliott, an Upper School advisor and library assistant, much beloved by students in the upper school. As well, Elliott was also chosen as a speaker by vote of the senior class. The primary parking location will be Lot C off of Ladue Road. Security personnel will be on hand to assist with the parking.
Monday, May 13, 2013
It was a crowning moment of redemption for this sprinter, headed to college in Indiana.
Ah, sweet redemption. Senior speed back Denzell Conway of the MICDS football team got his moment in the sun Saturday, finally. Conway brought down the champ, Ezekiel Elliott of John Burroughs in the district finals of the 100 meter dash on the MICDS track. It was a moment to savor. Conway crossed first at 10.90; Elliott was second at 10.95. Conway pumped his fist into the air at the finish line much to the delight of the partisan MICDS fans, his teammates and coaches too. They were all overjoyed to see this moment come and go. Elliott, toiling through seven races was the champ of the 110 high hurdles (13.77); the 300 intermediate hurdles(38.94) and the 200 meter dash (22.56). Conway said “I’ve been waiting a long, long time for this to …
Dominant performances by MICDS, Villa girls and Burroughs boys.
There is just one more qualifying round for the state track meet before Missouri’s elite runners and field stars go to the state track meet at Dwight Reed Stadium on the campus of Lincoln University May 24-25 in Jefferson City. The unfinished business is sectional championships for the large schools (Ladue and St. Joe at Parkway North) and the smaller schools, (MICDS, Burroughs and Villa) at MICDS Saturday. Top performers will be in Jeff City Memorial Day weekend to make history. Class 4 District 2 at Ladue The Rams hosted the meet, but did not sweep the field. Madison Barker, a junior had a strong performance Saturday on the Ladue oval. She captured first in the 200 meter dash in 25.64 and first in the 400 meter dash in 58.44. Ladue’s …
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Full account of who did what Monday on the Ladue-Frontenac Patch.
The sun bore through the clouds and there were sparkling performances abound at the local district track meets, Class 4 at Ladue and Class 3 at MICDS. The top performers move onto the sectional competition next weekend, with the best going to the annual state track & field championships May 24-25 in Jefferson City. The stars came out this weekend: Senior Amos Bartelsmeyer of MICDS won the 1,600, 3,200 and 800 meter runs without hardly breaking a sweat. Ezekiel Elliott of Burroughs was his brillliant self in the hurdles and sprints. Speester Denzell Conway of MICDS caught Elliott at the tape of the 100 meter dash. Conway won in 10.90, Elliott was second in 10.95. Elliott won the 110 high hurdles in 13.77; the 200 intermediate hurdles in 38.…
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Rams close out the regular season as visitors on their home field.
Thursday, the MICDS Rams were visitors on the scoreboard on their own field against Principia. Though the Panthers batted last, the game went to the Rams 4-0 at on the William DeWitt Field at Drew Baur Ballpark. Christian Burmeister threw a six-inning gem. He shutout Principia, allowing four hits while striking out three. BJ Klar and freshman Harrison Burns had multiple hits; Klar went 2-4 at the plate with 1 RBI and Burns went 2-3. Other RBIs went to John Rouse, Shane Combs and Clayton Buddemeyer. The Rams finished the regular season 9-7 and 5-6 in the Metro Conference. They had a district game scheduled with McCluer at Clayton yesterday. Here is the action from Thursday's game.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Bridget Condie scores the game winner with a perfect pass from Claire Ringenberg.
It took a shade under 85 minutes, but the MICDS girls soccer team won the battle of Ladue, defeating the visiting Ladue Rams 2-1 in overtime. This was a see-saw match that could have gone either way. Billed as the battle of the year, the combatants did not disappoint. The play and intensity increased as the game went on. See game photos on the Ladue-Frontenac Facebook page. Both sides featured great runs, hard shots; physical play and great goal tending. While Fran Shannon was making point-blank saves on the Ladue end, both Liz Lewis and Ines Oulamine were brilliant in nets for MICDS. Ladue got the initial goal of the game at 34:25, Natasha Medler zinged in a free kick some 35 yards over the outstretched hands of Lewis. The Ladue Rams were…