The last week of Battle Highfootball's regular season is when the Spartans came together as a team.
Last year's 182-pound state champion, Cody Maly ,has learned to love wrestling, and will take that passion with him to Stanford.
A Spartan win Friday would be the second time in area history that a football team in its first year of playoff eligibility captured a state championship.
Jaydin Clayton is a three-time state champion wrestler for Fr. Tolton Catholic Regional High School. He has fine-tuned his surgical wrestling style alongside fellow state champion Will Tindal as the wrestling team looks to accomplish big things this winter.
Rock Bridge High School's wrestling team lost three Division I wrestlers to graduation and transfers. This time around, senior captain Graham Ratermann isn't going to let the drop off in talent affect the team's success.
The Spartans will play for the state title on Friday at the Edward Jones Dome. This is the first year the team has been eligible to compete in the the playoffs.
Dan Pieper is entering his first year as head coach of the Hickman wrestling team. And while the Kewpies' roster is short on experience, Pieper looks forward to the challenge.
After break-ins and burnings last night in and around St. Louis, the Missouri State High School Activities Association still plans to move forward with its seven state football championship games at the Edward Jones Dome.
Coach Tonya Mirts said her team executed well on offense, grabbing 11 offensive rebounds and turning the ball over only seven times.
A young Battle wrestling team returns three state qualifiers as it looks to begin its second season.
A dominating defensive performance and run game helped send the Spartans to the state championship game.
Spartan mascot Cameron Hawkins channels his faith and Battle High School football fans' energy into encouraging the team during playoffs.
The Spartans look to improve upon their 5-19 inaugural season.
The Spartans feel confident looking toward the 2015 postseason.
With defenses focusing on stopping Nash Sutherlin, receivers Jaevon McQuitty and Chyrome Thorpe have accounted for big plays.
The Trailblazers will adopt a defensive strategy to aid the move up to Class 3.
The Trailblazers have every intention of winning the Class 3 title this year.
With eyes set on a fourth-straight state title, the Rock Bridge High School girls basketball team will turn to their strong senior class for leadership on and off the court.
Potential Ferguson-related concerns could prompt the Missouri State High School Athletics Association to move the St. Louis-based Show-Me Bowl. If Muriel Williams Battle High School wins Friday, the Spartans will play for the Class 5 state championship game.
Rock Bridge boys basketball coach Jim Scanlon wouldn't even take a shot at questions about his team's future this year.