Sunday, March 10, 2013
Nicole McNichols of Olivette just received a Residence Life Leadership award.
Information was provided by Southeast Missouri State University. Nicole McNichols from Ladue Horton Watkins High School has received the Residence Life Leadership Award to attend Southeast Missouri State University for the 2013-2014 academic year. McNichols is the daughter of Tyrone and Lisa McNichols of Olivette. Many scholarship opportunities exist at Southeast Missouri State University. For more information, visit their website.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Rams will play host school in championship final, after getting past DuBourg in hard-fought early afternoon tussle.
OVERLAND -- For the first 30 minutes of Thursday's Ritenour Holiday Tournament game against Bishop DuBourg, Ladue High girls basketball coach Cord Dockery tried just about every trick in the book to get his Rams to dig in and play defense like he knew they could. Dockery called different defenses; he called several timeouts to set up the defensive possession like he wanted; he even played some unusual lineup combinations to hopefully get the Rams to dig in. In the final two minutes, the coach finally found a strategy that would work -- he challenged his crew to show what kind of guts they had. Dockery must have yelled the phrase "it's gut-check time" 20 or 30 times (probably wasn't really that many), but the point was clear, the coach …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
With top scorer and D-1 recruit Taylor Robinson back, Rams expect big season on the hardwood.
Along the back halls of Ladue High School's beautifully-remodeled Neilsen Gymnasium, the rafters are filled with banners recognizing the accomplishments of all the Rams' sports teams throughout the years. Conspicuously absent from the glorious lore of all-time Ladue sports is any mention of the girls basketball team ever winning districts and advancing into the state playoffs. That's because it's never happened. Ever. But this season, with a roster that features top college prospect Taylor Robinson at center and five other returning seniors, many local hoops experts believe this is the year the Ladue girls finally grab their first district championship. "Well, that's one of the goals," head coach Cord Dockery said. "With six seniors coming…