Skip to content

Moore, Clements, Zangaro combine to win six conference crowns

By Editor | May 3, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald Sports Editor Ste. Genevieve freshman Kale Clements broke the school record in the girls’ 400-meter dash as the top highlight for SGHS at the Mineral Area Activities Association conference track and field meet on a gorgeous Friday evening at Farmington High despite a little drizzle. Clements outran the 400m competition…

McClure, Bertram power way to conference titles

By Editor | May 3, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. Herald Sports Editor Seniors Luke McClure and Ella Bertram both clinched double conference championships after claiming two gold medals apiece at the Mineral Area Activities Association track and field meet Friday night at Farmington High. The two helped Valle Catholic earn a respectful finish in both fields as the smallest school…

Martinelli Scores TKO In Second Pro Fight

By Editor | April 20, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. Sports Editor Jesse Martinelli defeated Tyler Stokes via technical knock out during their co-main-card bout at the Shamrock Fighting Championships 337 on Saturday, April 9, at the River City Casino in St. Louis. The St. Louis resident and 2011 Ste. Genevieve High graduate improved to 2-0 in his professional mixed martial…

Dragons Compete At Farmington Invite

By Editor | April 20, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve brought homefour medals, and only one gold at the Farmington Invitational track and field meet Thursday at FHS. Corey Simmons won gold and silver medals in the boys’ competition, in which the Dragons finished ninth overall with 44 points. Hillsboro claimed the boys’ crown with 138 points. Windsor…

Dragons’ Pitchers Toss Short No-Hitters

By Editor | April 14, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Senior center fielder Izzy Basler had a grand slam and freshman shortstop Ava Huber was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle as the Dragons continued torching any opponent that dared to enter their lair last week at Leon Jokerst Field. Ste. Genevieve closed out last week with…

Walk It Off Again Valle

By Editor | April 14, 2022

By Michael Boyd J r. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Walk it off, Miss Wolk! Walk. It. Off. Junior Macy Wolk ripped a 3-1 pitch with one out to right field to single home sophomore Ade Weiler for the game-winning hit, thus giving No. 3-ranked Valle Catholic a 6-5 softball victory over the stubborn Bernie Mules. Weiler sprinted home…

Mother Nature Tough For Dragons On Golf Course

By Editor | April 14, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com The Ste. Genevieve golf team suffered a double loss to both Farmington and Fredericktown in a MAAA Conference tri-match Thursday. The Dragons posted a score 190, while Farmington earned two wins with the lowest score of 171 and Fredericktown split at 187. No individual scorers were available as of press…

Dragons Suffer Walk-off Loss To Begin MAAA Conference Play

By Editor | April 14, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve saw its two-game winning streak snapped on a walkoff base hit in the eighth inning, thus falling to host Central 4-3 at the Park Hills sports complex on Thursday. The Rebels Michael Vance ripped a hard single just passed the shortstop’s glove to single home Jaxon Jones to…

Warriors Respond After Dropping Three Spots In Rankings

By Editor | April 14, 2022

By Michael Boyd Jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com In a battle of Catholic-school rivals, Valle Catholic rolled to a surprising 16-0 victory over nonconference foe Notre Dame in five innings Friday at NDHS in Cape Girardeau. The 10th-ranked Warriors outplayed and outhit the Bulldogs, a powerhouse in many sports, especially baseball. Notre Dame usually puts on a better…

Dragons Stay At .500 On Season

By Editor | April 7, 2022

MICHAEL BOYD JR. mboydjr@stegenherald.com The two Chloes belted home runs for Ste. Genevieve, but the undefeated host Donettes parked two of their own over the fence to stave off the Dragons, 7-4, Saturday afternoon in Doniphan. Ste. Genevieve held a 1-0 lead after three innings, but the Donettes (7-0) exploded for four runs in the…

Warriors Pull Off Two Big Wins During MAAA Action

By Editor | April 7, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Valle Catholic pulled off the biggest win of its young softball season with a rally for the ages against Potosi ace Sami Huck last Thursday evening at Challenger Park Field. Kelsey Blum scored on a passed ball for the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the…

Mistakes Keeping State-Ranked Valle From Dominating

By Editor | April 7, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Seventh-ranked Valle Catholic manufactured the only run in this baseball game in the bottom of the eighth inning to prevail 1-0 over previously undefeated John Burroughs Saturday evening at Alumni Field. Pinch hitter Rylan Fallert placed a perfect squeeze bunt that scored Aiden Heberlie for the game-winning play against the…

Diamond Dragons Split Nonleague Contests

By Editor | April 7, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com The day turned wet and cold, but Ste. Genevieve was breathing fire in a 13-0 victory in five innings over Arcadia Valley Thursday at Yanks Field. The Dragons (5-1) got a three-hit shutout performance with five strikeouts out of senior Zach Boyer and he had plenty of support from his…

Unbeaten Dragons Beat Two Unbeatens

By Editor | March 30, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com Ste. Genevieve hit the long road Thursday but the ride home was shorter after bringing home another victory Friday, especially when the other team was undefeated before the start of the game. The Dragons stayed unbeaten themselves on the season with a 13-6 victory over Malden, a small town that…

Ste. Gen’s Lincoln, Central’s Kelly Pitch Gems In Circle

By Editor | March 30, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com The last time Ste. Genevieve faced off against Central ace, Allie Kelly, at Leon Jokerst Field, things did not go so well last April. At least this time the host Dragons managed one hit off the Three Rivers Community College signee on a chilly Wednesday evening. Kelly was as good…

Warriors’ Bats Stall, Then Explode In MAAA Matchups

By Editor | March 30, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com The Valle Catholic softball team rebounded from its season-opening loss with a dominant 21-1 victory win over conference rival Bismarck Indians last Wednesday night at Challenger Field. They needed only two innings to prevail. Trailing 1-0 by mid-first inning, the host Warriors (1-1, 1-1 MAAA) plated 12 runs in the…

Ste. Gen Competes Well At Chilly Early Bird Invite

By Editor | March 30, 2022

The Ste. Genevieve track team competed at the Early Bird Invitational Saturday despite a very windy and chilly day of competition. The Dragons’ girls tracksters five members score points on the long event. Etta Heller was the only one to claim first place, doing so in the shotput event. Kale Clements took second place in…

Warriors Beat State Champs, Drop First Game

By Editor | March 30, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com CHAFFEE  –  State-ranked Valle Catholic committed an uncanny seven errors and therefore suffered its first loss of the season in a 9-4 decision to Ellington Saturday afternoon at CHS. The Whippets (3-2), also known as Southern Reynolds County High, scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning plus…

Warriors Claim Districts Again

By Editor | March 3, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com CRYSTAL CITY  —   Clayton Drury received the pass in the left corner, then drove the baseline to place what ended up being the district-winning jumper that brought his teammates and the Valle Catholic fanbase to an estatic celebration Saturday night. Drury’s shot with 37.3 seconds left in the game…

Lady Warriors Take 2nd

By Editor | March 3, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com CRYSTAL CITY  —  Valle Catholic’s bid for a district basketball championship fell short Saturday evening, thus seeing its season close after falling 44-26 to top-seeded New Haven at Crystal City High’s Arvel B. Popp Gymnasium. Turnovers, unfortunately, plagued the second-seeded Warriors (17-9) in the second half and they could not…

Dragons Eyeing School Record

By Editor | March 3, 2022

By michael boyd jr. mboydjr@stegenherald.com PERRYVILLE  —  Rudy Flieg posted a double-double as Ste. Genevieve closed out its regular season with a dominant 65-28 victory over the host Perryville Pirates on President’s Day last Monday (Feb. 21) during boys’ basketball action. Flieg scored a game-high 16 points  —  10 in the third quarter  —  with…

For The Record: Ste. Gen County Community Center Scoreboard

By Editor | February 16, 2022

INFORMATION STANDINGS Minor League Hockey Team W-L-T Points Rangers 7-0-0 14 Penguins 6-1-0 12 Rivermen 4-3-0 8 Kraken 3-4-0 6 Lightning 3-4-0 6 Knights 1-5-0 2 Sabres 0-7-0 0 SCHEDULE Minor League Hockey Monday, Feb. 21-Monday, Feb. 28 Playoffs STANDINGS Major League Hockey Team W-L-T Points Blues 4-1-0 8 Devils 4-2-0 8 Panthers 3-1-1 7…

Prep Boys’ Wrestling: Valle’s Flieg, Bieser Are Golden; Six Head To State

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com Valle Catholic High School wrestling continues incremental improvement as the years go by under head coach Jacob Gegg. The Warriors claimed two district championships on Saturday afternoon during the Class 1 District 1 Tournament at Progress Sports Complex. Four other Valle Catholic wrestlers advanced to state — Kaden Gegg (106), William…

Prep Boys’ Wrestling: A Dragon Domination, 12 Qualify For State

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ wrestling team heard jeers from opposing fans throughout the Class 2 District 1 Tournament last weekend in Sullivan. The Dragons took it all in stride — defending their district title in style with 236 points, which was 71.5 points better than host Sullivan. “We came…

Prep Girls’ Wrestling: Basler Focused For State

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com COLUMBIA — Ste. Genevieve wrestler Isabel Basler is currently undergoing preparations for the biggest moment of her life. Basler is a senior, and this will be her last time gracing the wrestling mats at the Missouri State High School Activities Association state meet. The 125-pounder is ready to make an impact —…

Prep basketball: Famous Firsts For Ste. Gen Boys

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com PARK HILLS — Feels like the first time. Because it is. The Ste. Genevieve High School boys’ basketball team at last won the Mineral Area Activities Association Tournament with a 64-59 victory over North County at Bob Sechrest Field House. This was one day the Dragons topped top-seeded Central, 64-61, in…

Prep basketball: Potosi Boys Take Fifth, Topping Valle

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com POTOSI — The Valle Catholic boys’ basketball team finished the Mineral Area Activities Association Tournament with two wins and two losses. On its home court, Potosi defeated Valle Catholic, 62-57, in the fifth-place game Saturday evening. Still, there were many positives to come out from the tournament.  Valle Catholic defeated Kingston…

Prep basketball: Potosi Girls Have Valle’s Number Again

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com PARK HILLS — When Valle Catholic’s Mia Weiler sank a 3-pointer at the 2:58 mark of the fourth quarter, the Warriors drew even with Potosi at 48-all. Valle Catholic had caught Potosi.  However, Potosi’s Carley Hampton answered with a 3-pointer of her own and the Trojans finished the game on an…

Prep basketball: Ste. Gen Girls Garner Consolation Title

By Editor | February 16, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com POTOSI — The Ste. Genevieve High School girls’ basketball gained plenty of confidence last week. And such belief yielded a Mineral Area Activities Association consolation championship on Saturday as the Dragons outlasted Kingston, 43-36, in overtime at Potosi High School. Ste. Genevieve and Kingston played an overtime game for the second…

Competition Dance: Valle’s Line grooves on

By Editor | February 11, 2022

By ERIC VICCARO eviccaro@stegenherald.com FARMINGTON — The Valle Catholic Dance Line embarked on its maiden voyage into competition at the Farmington Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 29. The Dance Line features senior captains Reese Metzger and Ashlyn Klump, fellow seniors Isabelle Fallert and Abby Marzuco, junior August Palmer, sophomore Kyndal Chapman and freshmen Jensen Blum and…