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Fischer Claims 800th Victory

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM This past week was a special one for Valle Catholic head volleyball coach Nancy Fischer. The longtime coach of the Warriors, dating back to the mid-1980s, earned her 800th victory in a five-set thriller over Jefferson R-7 last Thursday in Festus. “It was a heck of a game,” Fischer said…

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Oh-So Close, Ste. Gen

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve High School football team wasn’t flat this past Friday in another stern test against a regional powerhouse, this time in the form of Kennett. In fact, the Dragons played inspired — and first-year head coach Jay Pope’s bunch nearly pulled off another upset. However, Kennett used ball…

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A Win For Sam

PERRYVILLE — The Valle Catholic High School football team suffered a blow early in Friday’s game versus St. Vincent. All-state player Sam Drury was injured during the first quarter, and the Warriors struggled — until their offense picked up as the game crept toward halftime. In the end, Valle Catholic earned yet another ho-hum 56-14…

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Two Dragons Earn Medals At Home

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM ZELL — For the first time ever, the Ste. Genevieve High School girls’ golf team played host to a full-fledged tournament. The Dragons placed third out of six teams, putting together a team composite score of 419. “It was really nice to finally host a tournament on the girls’ side,”…

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St. Clair, Roth Grab Medals

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM IRONTON — Ste. Genevieve High School’s Nathan St. Clair and Peter Roth from Valle Catholic ran neck and neck this past Saturday at the Arcadia Valley Invitational. St. Clair clocked in with a time of 17 minutes, 50.41 seconds, which was 2.2 seconds faster than Roth in a showcase of…

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SGMS Seasons Are Underway

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Ste. Genevieve Middle School sports season began on Saturday with the cross country team competing at the Arcadia Valley Invitational in Ironton. (Look for results in the Sept. 22 edition of the Herald). Dragon runners continue the season on Saturday at the Festus Bowles Invitational in West City Park. The team…

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Adult/Junior Classic Winners Revealed

FROM STAFF REPORTS ZELL — The 31st Annual Adult/Junior Classic took place on Aug. 29 at Ste. Genevieve Golf Club. Here’s the list of winners from various contests and various age divisions. INFORMATION 31st Annual Adult/Junior Classic At Ste. Genevieve Golf Club, Zell Results Sunday, Aug. 29 Putting Contest Reece Archer (14-18 years old) Johnny…

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Ste. Gen Reaches Second Round At Dig For Life

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM CAPE GIRARDEAU — The Ste. Genevieve High School volleyball team lost in the second round of the Dig For Life Tournament this past Saturday. Lesterville topped Ste. Genevieve by scores of 25-15, 25-20. The Dig For Life Tournament was an intense, two-day, near-60-team tournament with a lightning-quick format. “It’s a…

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MSHSAA Draws Playoff Districts

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM COLUMBIA — The Missouri State High School Activities Association drew up district assignments in football on Aug. 27, the same day the regular season began. For the second time in as many years, and thanks to the “championship factor” dynamic, Ste. Genevieve and Valle Catholic have been placed in the…

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Four Ste. Gen Miscues Help Valle Win

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Two statistics emerged in last Friday’s Valle Catholic victory over Ste. Genevieve in the 58th Annual “Old Settlement Showdown” at Dragon Field. The Valle Catholic defense forced four Ste. Genevieve turnovers, and the Warriors also cashed in on their red-zone chances in this 46-0 victory over their cross-town foes. “(Forcing)…

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