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Ste. Genevieve Wins Pair Of Duals At Moberly

By Editor | December 23, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM MOBERLY — The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ wrestling team traveled 205 miles one way to compete at a dual tournament Friday and Saturday. The Dragons finished the event by winning two duals and losing three others. Ste. Genevieve topped host Moberly, 42-32, and St. James, 54-12. However, the Dragons…

Valle Learns Lessons In Triangular

By Editor | December 23, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Valle Catholic wrestling team is one of the smallest schools in Class 1, so the Warriors typically face much larger schools. Last Wednesday was no exception as the Warriors played host to Class 4 Oakville and Class 3 Festus. Festus topped Valle Catholic, 58-18, while Oakville earned a 51-24…

Valle Splits Games

By Editor | December 23, 2020

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Valle Catholic girls’ basketball team split a pair of games on the road last week, which included a 54-52 victory over St. Paul Lutheran in Farmington on Monday, Dec. 14. The Warriors also suffered a 55-27 loss to Potosi on Dec. 16. In the win over St. Paul, Valle head coach…

Hoog Nets Career-High 38 In Win

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The. Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ basketball team adjusted the way it defended Valle Catholic guard Carter Hoog during last Friday’s “Old Settlement Showdown.” The Dragons changed up their defense after Hoog connected on three 3-pointers as part of a 20-point opening-half performance. In response, Hoog scored in different ways…

Valle Wins Twice At ND Duals

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM CAPE GIRARDEAU — The Valle Catholic High School wrestling team wore out Interstate-55 last week, traveling to a pair of events at Cape Notre Dame High School. The Warriors continued showing progress toward becoming a stronger team in a dual setting. “We’re definitely improving,” said Valle Catholic head wrestling coach…

Dragons Continue With Early Success

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM UNION — The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ and girls’ wrestling teams participated in the Union Tournament this past weekend. Maggie Myracle brought home the most impressive piece of hardware since she was named the girls’ tournament most outstanding wrestler on Friday evening. “I was very pleased with how the…

Sikeston Plays Physical Style, Beats Ste. Gen

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve-Sikeston high school girls’ basketball game on Monday, Dec. 7, turned physical. How physical? The game featured 38 total fouls, and one girl from each team fouled out. “They are a very physical team,” Ste. Genevieve head coach Jordanna Walk-Robison said of Class 5 Sikeston, “especially underneath, and…

Five Dragon Wrestlers 1st At Jackson

By Editor | December 17, 2020

FF REPORTS INFORMATION MIDDLE SCHOOLS WRESTLING Wednesday, Dec. 9 Opponents: Farmington and Park Hills Central Three wins: Mason Langeneckert and Jacob Schweigert Two wins: Evan Winters and Cameron Vogt One win each: Drake Meyer, Charlie Corbett, Hailey Wheeler, Jacob Warren, Katlynn Lay, Kristen Wittu, Ragan Picou, Lucas Monroe and Madden Wolk Saturday, Dec. 12 At…

Valle Earns 1st Victory At Herculaneum Tourney

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM HERCULANEUM — The Valle Catholic High School girls’ basketball team earned its first victory of the season last Wednesday. The Warriors did so at the expense of Grandview in the consolation bracket of the Black and Red Doe Run Classic. Valle Catholic was set to play for fifth place last…

Valle Earns 1st Victory At Herculaneum Tourney

By Editor | December 17, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM HERCULANEUM — The Valle Catholic High School girls’ basketball team earned its first victory of the season last Wednesday. The Warriors did so at the expense of Grandview in the consolation bracket of the Black and Red Doe Run Classic. Valle Catholic was set to play for fifth place last…

Coach Weik Resigns

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve R-II School District on Friday announced that Dragon head football coach Ken Weik had resigned. “Ste. Genevieve High School would like to thank Coach Weik for his leadership and dedication to the football program,” said Dr. Jeff Nix in a prepared statement emailed to the Ste. Genevieve Herald.…

Plenty Of Warriors Earn Interstate-55 Conference Honors

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Valle Catholic High School football is accustomed to success, and that leads to plenty of postseason awards. Last week, the Interstate-55 Conference announced Valle Catholic wide receiver Aiden Heberlie was named offensive most valuable player and linebacker Austin Burnett shared defensive MVP honors with Dawson Jakoubek of Jefferson R-7. The…

Dragons Earn Third Place At Home Scramble

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ and girls’ wrestling teams began the 2020-21 season last week, including last Saturday’s scramble. The boys wrestled in Peggy J. Johnson Gymnasium while the girls competed in what’s termed the new middle school gymnasium. Both programs enjoyed success, with the boys racking up 55…

Dragons Win Sullivan Tourney

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM SULLIVAN — The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ basketball team finished a successful week by topping Farmington, 61-54, to win the FCNB Bank-It Challenge on Friday evening. The Dragons defeated Missouri Class 5 Battle on Monday by one point, 66-65, followed by a 62-53 conquest over Mineral Area Activities Association…

Valle Rally Falls Short Versus St. Vincent

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM PERRYVILLE — The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has thrown every Missouri sports schedule out of whack. The Valle Catholic boys’ slate is no exception. Originally, the Warriors were scheduled to participate in the Scott City Tournament last week — however, St. Vincent became event host when the coronavirus forced Scott City…

Seasoned St. Pius Handles Valle

By Editor | December 9, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Valle Catholic High School girls’ basketball season opener versus venerable St. Pius X proved to be a learning experience for everyone. The Warriors have a first-year head coach in Brian Bauman, and everything else seems so new, too. In the end, an experienced group from St. Pius X handled…

State Qualifier Bieser Opens Season Well

By Editor | December 9, 2020

FROM STAFF REPORTS NEW MADRID — The Valle Catholic High School wrestling team opened the 2020-21 season on Tuesday, Dec. 1, dropping a pair of matches to Kennett and New Madrid County. Kennett defeated Valle Catholic 42-36 while New Madrid County topped the Warriors 39-24. In the match versus Kennett, state qualifier Josh Bieser won…

Siebert Signs With Illinois JUCO

By Editor | December 2, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM This has been a whirlwind time for Valle Catholic High School senior outside hitter Riley Siebert. First, the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association recently named Siebert an all-state selection — along with teammate Ella Bertram. And Siebert recently signed a National Letter of Intent to continue her career at…

Ste. Gen Updates Protocols

By Editor | December 2, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve R-II School District last Wednesday announced several changes for winter athletics due to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Originally, it was thought the district would carry over attendance limitations from the fall season. However, that’s now not the case, as detailed in Version No. 4 of the…

Ste. Gen Girls Belt Herky

By Editor | December 2, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve High School girls’ basketball player Abby Moore took a charge during the middle of the second quarter. Moore’s charge — along with Maci Reynolds’ 3-point shooting skill and Marysa Flieg’s mid-range jumpers — helped the Dragons wallop Herculaneum 52-23 last Wednesday at Peggy J. Johnson Gymnasium. “The girls…

Hartville Tops SG Boys

By Editor | December 2, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM VAN BUREN — Throughout life, we’re all tested — whether it be a classroom exam or a challenging opponent. On Saturday at the Current River Challenge, the Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ basketball team received a stern test in the form of reigning, defending Class 2 state champion Hartville. “Hartville…

Tradition Returns For Ste. Gen

By Editor | December 2, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Ste. Genevieve High School cross country recalled a return to tradition during a Special Fall Recognition Event on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in the commons. One of the biggest highlights of the year was on full display as head coach Sierra Boyd recalled Levi Wiegand diving at the finish line of…

Valle Girls Play St. Pius Tonight

By Editor | December 2, 2020

From staff reports Basketballs are set to bounce at Valle Catholic High School this evening. The Warrior girls’ basketball team will play St. Pius X of Festus at 6 p.m. tonight, bumping up a game that was originally scheduled for Dec. 2. In addition, the Valle Catholic girls’ basketball team has been added to the…

Johns Earns Ste. Gen Defensive MVP

By Editor | November 25, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Fall sports recognition events rolled on this past Wednesday with the football team and cheerleading and dance squads recalling their seasons. “We were very fortunate,” sid Dr. Jeff Nix about being able to have a nearly complete fall sports season even with the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic persisting. “We had two…

Valle, SG Girls Tune Up

By Editor | November 25, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM The Ste. Genevieve and Valle Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams opened the 2020-21 season with a jamboree on Friday evening. The jamboree spanned three-plus hours, with four teams playing two six-minute quarters. Games featured clock stoppages. In addition to the hometown duo, Delta and Saxony Lutheran of Jackson also…

A Fiery Start

By Editor | November 25, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM There were many reasons to smile on Thursday as the Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ basketball team opened the season with a successful jamboree. The Dragons scored 71 points across six 6-minute running quarters, thoroughly dominating Herculaneum in the process. “I really liked our effort, especially in the beginning with our…

St. Agnes Recalls Fall Success

By Editor | November 25, 2020

STORM CENTER A COLUMN BY ERIC X. VICCARO BLOOMSDALE — St. Agnes Catholic School provides sports to its students through the Christian Athletic Conference, or CAC. The CAC features several area private schools — Ste. Genevieve-based Valle Catholic, St. Rose of DeSoto, St. Joachim (also of Jefferson County), Good Shepherd of Hillsboro, St. Joseph in…

Propst Tabbed Defensive Lineman Of Year

By Editor | November 18, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM PARK HILLS — Ste. Genevieve High School junior Dale Propst may only weigh 204 pounds according to the Dragons’ souvenir program. However, Propst carried more weight than that when it came to Mississippi Area Football Conference White Division honors. League football coaches met recently at Central High School to select…

Valle, Ste. Gen Richly Honored

By Editor | November 18, 2020

By ERIC X. VICCARO EVICCARO@STEGENHERALD.COM Success was the name of the game for both the Ste. Genevieve and Valle Catholic volleyball teams during the 2020 season. The Warriors recorded a 30-win season, capped by a best-ever-in-Class 2 second-place finish at the Missouri State High School Activities Association state tournament in Cape Girardeau. The Dragons were…

Golf, Volleyball Successes Are Remembered

By Editor | November 18, 2020

Ste. Genevieve was sixth at the district meet; however, it was the best finish among the public schools participating in the event. Lani Yamnitz was recognized for being medalist in that Farmington dual. Brooke Turner recorded an eagle during the season. Etta Heller, Taylor and Williams received special awards. Heller earned “The Spirit of the…