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Gegg wins tournament, Flieg 2nd at De Soto tny

By Editor | February 1, 2023

Warriors 6th out of 20 teams BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR DE SOTO, Mo.  —  Lightweight Kaden Gegg won his bracket and Joseph Flieg was edged out to take second place as Valle Catholic finished sixth overall at the 20-team, 45th annual Bob Georger Classic wrestling tournament at DHS on Saturday (Jan. 28).…

Warriors fall in tribal battle

By Editor | February 1, 2023

BY MICHAL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  The Valle Catholic girls’ basketball team lost on Senior Night, 33-16, to Bismarck during small-schools divisional action of the Mineral Area Activities Association last Monday (Jan. 23) at the VCHS gymnasium. The host Warriors (1-16, 0-3 MAAA) continue to battle hard despite only seven…

Valle sinks 31 3s last week

By Editor | February 1, 2023

Valle-West County to fight for MAAA title BY MICHAL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR IRONTON, Mo.  —  Valle Catholic closed out the week with another 3-point barrage Friday night (Jan. 27), and all 12 Warriors who dressed out scored at least one bucket. Therefore this victory set up a showdown for the conference championship after…

5 Dragons place at women’s tourney

By Editor | February 1, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR IMPERIAL, Mo.  —  Only five Dragons competed for the Ste. Genevieve girls’ wrestling team at the 35-team, two-state Seckman Women’s Tournament at Seckman High Saturday (Jan. 28). All five placed third or fourth place in their respective weight brackets. Some divisions had bracket competitions, while others grappled in…

It is cold inside, too

By Editor | January 31, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR FARMINGTON, Mo.  —  For the second straight girls’ basketball game, Ste. Genevieve’s lineup was held to single digits in scoring as the host Knightettes rolled to a 65-27 large-schools divisional victory of the Mineral Area Activities Conference at Farmington High on Thursday (Jan. 26). The Dragons could get…

Flye guy

By Editor | January 31, 2023

Flye seals rally; commits for football at McKendree U. BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Trailing by one point with just seconds remaining, Kaden Flye grabbed Potosi’s missed free throw and took off with the basketball to the other end, trying to beat the clock. With the home crowd cheering…

Wheeler wins girls’ conference title

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Lady Dragons 4th at SEMO Conference wrestling tourney By MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.  —  Hailey Wheeler claimed the only conference championship for the girls, and Katlynn Lay finished as runner-up as the Dragons took fourth place at the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament at the Terry Kitchen/Tiger Fieldhouse at Cape Central Jr.…

Meyer, Schweigert claim SEMO Conference titles

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Dragons 4th at conference boys’s wrestling tourney By MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.  —  Flyweight freshman Drake Meyer and sophomore heavyweight Jacob Schweigert brought home conference championships as expected, while eight other Dragons placed in the top six at the SEMO Conference Tournament Friday and Saturday at the Terry Kitchen/Tiger Fieldhouse at…

Dance of the Dragons goes to SGHS

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Then slayed by Rebels By MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR PARK HILLS, Mo.  —  Two teams that were sitting atop the conference standings, Ste. Genevieve saw a narrow deficit at intermission get away from them in the second half and therefore left Park Hills with a 67-46 loss Friday (Jan. 20). to the host…

Gegg earns 2nd, Flieg 6th at SEMO Conference

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Warriors 10th at league wrestling tournament BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.  —  Kaden Gegg took second place as the lone finalist at the SEMO Conference wrestling tournament over the weekend (Jan. 13-14) as Valle Catholic settled for 10th place out of 16 teams at the Terry Kitchen/Tiger Fieldhouse at Cape…

Court damage forces Kingston to hit the road

By Editor | January 24, 2023

RABBITVILLE, Mo.  —  Kingston High School is having to replace its basketball/volleyball/physical education floor after a pipe burst last Nov. and water damage has made it worse as time went along. So, there will be no more games at KHS this season as they will play the remainder of the season on the road. The…

Warriors win 2 before Pro-Life Trip

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Valle beats both MAAA foes Valley, Kingston By MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Engaged in a tough conference battle and down two key scorers, senior Clayton Drury put his team on his shoulders in the final eight minutes to help Valle Catholic hold off a resilient Kingston squad 70-60 in…

Dragons win girls’ braggin’ rights over Valle

By Editor | January 24, 2023

Reynolds gets first win as temp Varsity coach By MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE, GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Alli Byington committed grand theft and profitted quite nicely because of it and assistant coach Ann Fallert-Reynolds earned her first ever Varsity victory as lead coach as Ste. Genevieve rolled to town “bragging rights” 38-18 over…

Dragons slayed by Trojans

By Editor | January 24, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Sophomore Sadie Greminger exploded for a career high in points but it was not enough as Ste. Genevieve went ice cold in scoring once again, falling to conference foe Potosi 52-35 Thursday (Jan. 17) at SGHS’s Peggy J. Johnson Memorial Gymnasium. The host gave…

Flieg, Gegg Reach 100 Wins

By Editor | January 17, 2023

Warriors Have Busy Week, But Only Lost Once MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Flyweight Kaden Gegg and middleweight Joseph Flieg both claimed their 100th career wrestling victories as Valle Catholic rolled over Potosi 48-21 at the VCHS gymnasium Thursday (Jan. 12). The dual lasted barely 30 minutes as the host…

Warriors Get No Mercy From Archrivals

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR FRANKCLAY, Mo.  —  Valle Catholic dropped its small-schools divisional girls’ basketball action of the Mineral Area Activities Association conference with a 53-15 loss Thursday (Jan. 12) at defending league champion West St. Francois County High in Frankclay. The Warriors (1-14, 0-2 MAAA) trailed 17-4 after one frame, 34-4…

Favored Warriors Stumble Across River At CIT

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR CHESTER, Ill.  —  Valle Catholic bowed out of the 59th annual Chester Invitational Tournament with a sixth-place finish, falling 61-54 in a seesaw thriller to Lovejoy in the consolation championship boys’ basketball game late Saturday afternoon (Jan. 14) at CHS’s Colbert Memorial Gymnasium. The second-seeded Warriors (8-4) were…

Dragons 9th At St. Charles Invite

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR ST. CHARLES, M0.  —  Three girls of the Ste. Genevieve wrestling team took third place as the Dragons claimed ninth place out of 31 teams at the St. Charles Invitational over the weekend (Jan. 20-11) at SCHS. The Dragons scored 85 points overall. Hollyn Zangaro (120-pound division), Addison…

Just A Bad Night All Around For Dragons

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  This is one the host Dragons will want to forget about as they fell 57-24 to North St. Francis County Thursday (Jan. 12) at the Peggy J. Johnson Memorial Gymnasium to open up large-schools divisional girls’ basketball action of the Mineral Area Activities Association…

Dragons Claim Another Tourney

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR ST. CHARLES, Mo.  —  Eight Dragons reach the finals, and for the second straight weekend (Jan. 13-14) Ste. Genevieve claimed a wrestling tournament, this time in bracket formation. The Dragons rolled through the boys’ field at the St. Charles Invitational with three who claimed first place, thus finishing…

Boyer Scores 1,000th Point; Dragons Raid North Co.

By Editor | January 17, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR BONNE TERRE, Mo.  —  Ricky Hunter shot the lights out and two teammates had double-doubles as conference rivals Ste. Genevieve and North St. Francois County engaged in a boys’ basketball battle for the third time already this season. Having split the first two meetings with a potential fourth…

Warriors Finish 2-2 At Ste. Gen Duals

By Editor | January 10, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Valle Catholic went 2-2 at the Ste. Gen Duals on Saturday (1.7) to take third place. The Warriors defeated Mehlville 45-24 and Dexter Bearcats 60-24, but lost to the Windsor Owls 45-24. The host Dragons swept the duals tournament. Dragons 65, Warriors 6 The…

Warriors Battle But Drop 2

By Editor | January 10, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Valle Catholic gave another competitive first half only to wear out in the end, falling to Chaffee 35-21 Thursday night (1.5) at the VCHS gym. Bri Hibbetts scored a team-high nine points. Neither team could get a shot to fall it seemed in the…

Dragons 2nd At Rebels’ Girls’ Tourney

By Editor | January 10, 2023

Zangaro, Picou, Wheeler Win Brackets BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Ste. Genevieve claimed second place out of 17 schools after five members reached the championship finals of their respective brackets at the fifth annual Lady Rebels Invitational girls’ wrestling tournament at Central High in Park Hills on Saturday (1.7). Three had first-place finishes…

Dragons Roll In Own Duals Tourney

By Editor | January 10, 2023

Dragons Also Fall To No. 1 Hawks BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Ste. Genevieve won its annual duals tournament, sweeping the competition Saturday (1.7) at the Peggy J. Johnson Memorial Gymnasium. The Dragons rolled over all four teams in the Ste. Genevieve Duals as they outscored their opponents 275-36…

Flye Bros., Dragons Take Flight On Blackcats

By Editor | January 10, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR FREDERICKTOWN, Mo.  —  Four players scored in double figures and the Flye brothers showed why they can be a powerful duo as Ste. Genevieve opened up large-schools divisional action of the Mineral Area Activities Association basketball conference with a 75-43 thumping of the host Blackcats at FHS Friday…

Warriors Win Hoops Thriller Over Archrival

By Editor | January 10, 2023

BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo.  —  Valle Catholic did not win its own Christmas tournament, so they beat the team that did. The host Warriors got five different scorers in double figures and outlasted St. Vincent in a back-and-forth boys’ basketball thriller to pull off a 60-57 victory in the…

Hunters: CWD mandatory sampling this weekend

By Editor | November 11, 2022

By Missouri Conservation Department Special to the Herald JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  —  The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters that it will be holding mandatory CWD sampling during opening weekend of the November portion of firearms season, Nov. 12 and 13, for hunters who harvest deer in 34 of 38 MDC CWD Management…

Road Trip: Dragons State Bound; Break School Wins Record

By Editor | November 3, 2022

Dragons at MSHSAA Volleyball Final 4 Year, placement, record (head coach) 1977: 3rd place, 30-3 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1979: champs, 31-0 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1980: champs, 28-1-1 (Peggy J. Johnson) 1985: 2nd place, 23-4 (Peggy J. Johnson) 2008: 4th place, 24-9-4 (Dennis Drumm) 2022: ???, 32-4-2* (Carla Stoll-Basler)       * still playing BY…

Zangaro Wins Districts, Lady Dragons Qualify For State

By Editor | November 3, 2022

  BY MICHAEL BOYD JR. HERALD SPORTS EDITOR Hollyn Zangaro has done it again. Another important 5K race, another cross country title. The sophomore crossed the finish line first out of 68 competitors to claim the individual district championship Saturday morning. Showing a return to dominance, she and her six other teammates each claimed all-district…