Area Sports

All-Star Game Provides One Last Hurrah

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Both Valle Catholic High School boys’ basketball player Carter Hoog and Ste. Genevieve girls’ hoopster Sydney Bumgardaner received more accolades recently. The Missouri Basketball Coaches Association named Carter Hoog to the all-state boys’ squad in Class 2. “It’s much deserved, in my opinion,” Valle Catholic head coach Tyler Search said.…

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Aubuchon Shatters Record

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve High School senior Megan Aubuchon continues to be the benchmark in the high jump. Aubuchon now has the school record all to herself after a 1.68-meter leap this past Friday at the Old Settlement Relays at Dragon Field. “Megan’s doing a lot of things right,” said Ste. Genevieve…

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Valle Boys, Girls 2nd

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Valle Catholic High School head coach Samer Zoughaib was beaming, rooting on his charges this past Friday afternoon at Dragon Field. Zoughaib had every reason to smile because both the Warrior boys and girls earned second-place finishes at the Old Settlement Relays. “We had an awesome day on Friday, and…

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Ste. Gen Garners Silver Bracket Title

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve High School softball team garnered the Silver Bracket at the Old Settlement Tournament this past Saturday at Challenger Field. However, Valle Catholic’s players could also hold their heads high — playing much better against the Dragons the second time last week. Ste. Genevieve defeated Valle Catholic 11-8…

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Valle Showing ‘The Patriot Way’

STORM CENTER: A COLUMN BY SPORTS EDITOR ERIC VICCARO Mark Valle began helping out with the St. Louis Patriots homeschool baseball program during its 2009 season. These days, Valle serves as the Patriots’ director, with teams for players from six years old all the way through high school age. The varsity squad has a robust…

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Capaha Agrees With Valle

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM CAPE GIRARDEAU — The Valle Catholic High School baseball team enjoyed the unique opportunity to compete at Capaha Field on Saturday. Capaha Field is an NCAA Division I facility, home of the Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks. The Warriors enjoyed the cozy confines of playing there, winning both of their…

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Dragons Split Pair Of Pitcher’s Duels

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve freshman Mason Nix scored the game-winning run on Friday as the Dragons bounced back to beat Sikeston, 3-2, at Yanks Field. Aiden Boyer sent a liner into right field, scoring Nix — and helping lift Ste. Genevieve to a 5-6 record. Pitcher Nathan Selby kept Sikeston at bay,…

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Dragons Ready For Own Invite Today

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve Golf Club was recently named by Rural Missouri Magazine as one of the best courses in the Show-Me State. Today, the golf club welcomes a slew of boys’ teams for the 10th Annual Ste. Genevieve Invitational. “It’s absolutely crucial for the existence of our program,” Ste. Genevieve R-II…

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Ste. Gen, Valle Set To Live ‘Diamond’ Life

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Fourth Annual Old Settlement Varsity Softball Tournament is set to take place this Friday and Saturday. Three different fields will be in use for the event, including Leon’s Field and Challenger Field — plus West County High School in Frankclay. “It will be a busy weekend here,” said Valle…

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Flieg, Dragons Third At Invite

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve High School girls’ track and field team had what Missouri Mile Split considered two elite performances during its own invitational last Wednesday. Javelin specialist Marysa Flieg, a Southeast Missouri State University pledge, had one of the them. Flieg marked at 38.91 meters in her specialty, proving to…

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