Wednesday, June 13, 2012
The 101-year-old school added six athletes, a coach and one team to its sports hall of fame.
Inductees into Chaminade's Sports Hall of Fame were honored at its second annual dinner banquet for the occasion, recognizing six athletes, one championship team and one coach. Honorees expanded throughout the preparatory school's 101-year history, noting record breakers, champions and dedicated program contributors. Families, classmates and former teammates reunited, privileged members receiving the honor on behalf of those who couldn't be there. This year, only the second year since the formation of the Hall of Fame committee, Chaminade added the following members to its growing Hall of Fame: Alex Eckelman, captain of the 1992 baseball team, happened to be in town with the Cleveland Indians in an inter-league series against the St. Louis…
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
School taps 1977 alum and current basketball assistant coach for new position.
A new person will be responsible for the De Smet Jesuit Athletic Department, effective this coming summer. The Creve Coeur school announced Monday that John Stewart will succeed Kevin Fober effective July 1. Fober has led the Spartans since 2003 and is also a foreign language teacher, among other duties. Reached Tuesday afternoon, Fober wouldn't comment on what led him to decide to leave, but said he was exploring other options. He previously served as head coach of the boy's swmming team and has been with the school for 17 years. Stewart, a De Smet graduate is a former Spartan basketball player and has been an assistant basketball coach there since 2009. Stewart was most recently a business manager with Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Emotional event brings reminders of past sports accomplishment at the Creve Coeur school.
Chaminade College Prepatory School unveiled its original class of Athletic Hall of Fame at the 2011 Sports Hall of Fame Banquet Saturday night. The list features twelve individuals and includes the 1974 swim team. The inaugural inductees include NBA All-Star David Lee (’01), Paul Stastny (’04) who is the son of Blues Hall of Famer Peter Stastny, and 2011 Major League Soccer Player of the Month for April Brad Davis (’00). The event kicked off with a Mass in the chapel followed by cocktails and dinner at the Atrium and then came the induction ceremony. The Chaminade Sports Hall of Fame will recognize living or deceased individuals for personal achievements and contributions. The Hall of Fame will also honor those who dedicated their …
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Todd Zell brings years of experience as an administrator, coach and teacher at Rockwood Summit High School.
When Westminster Christian Academy takes to the field in a new home in Town and Country next fall, there will be a new person in charge of Wildcat Athletics. Earlier this year, the school said Athletic Director Alan Miller would step down at the end of the current school year. Late Tuesday afternoon, Westminster announced he would be replaced by current Rockwood Summit High School Activities Director Todd Zell. Zell has been in that role for the last four years and has also spent 11 years as a math teacher, and a head coach or assistant coach for softball, baseball and golf. In a statement, Westminster's Head of School Jim Marsh praised Miller's leadership over the last six years. "Alan was instrumental in guiding the design of Westminster…
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
A roundup of the region's major developments for Wednesday
Here are the top stories from Patch sites in your area: St. Peters Borders Location Slated to Close Driveway Concerns Prompt County Council to Hold on Records at Meeting in Clayton The Influenza Season Has Officially Returned Chamber Hears About Library's Services for Businesses Hazelwood West Wildcats Midweek Sports Roundup
Monday, December 6, 2010
What can you expect from us? The answer depends on you!
By the time you've reached this column, you probably have a pretty good idea of what to expect at Creve Coeur Patch. We're local. We're online. We're your city. We're your schools. But what about sports? What types of things are you going to see, you may ask? Well, that's partly up to you. It's unlikely you'll get a lot of chatter around these parts about the Cardinals, the Rams, the Blues, Mizzou or SLU (though not a guarantee!) Instead, we plan to deliver the same types of things in our sports department as we deliver in our news department – local news. We'll give you as much prep sports as we can put together, chronicling teams from Chaminade, De Smet, Whitfield, Westminster, Parkway North, and Priory, among others. You're invited to …