Edinburg, TXSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

Forte moves into role at SLU held by his best friend

After an 18-hour drive from Edinburg, Texas, Phil Forte pulled into the parking lot at Chaifetz Arena for his first day of work Tuesday morning and prepared himself to enter the building where he said goodbye to his best friend last month. The last time he was in St. Louis,...
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Saint Louis, MOSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

SLU hires Forte as assistant coach to take spot held by Stuen

St. Louis University will fill its open assistant coaching position with former graduate assistant Phil Forte, who takes the spot previously held by his one-time teammate and friend Ford Stuen, who passed away last month of an illness. Forte played at Oklahoma State under SLU coach Travis Ford and became...
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Edwardsville, ILtheintelligencer.com

Chipman to play basketball for Fighting Scots

EDWARDSVILLE – Metro-East Lutheran senior Christopher Chipman is heading east to continue his basketball career. Chipman will play college basketball for Gordon College next season. “I’m extremely excited to take my career to the next level, not only athletically but also academically,” Chipman said. “I feel like Gordon College is...
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Texas adds long snapper Lance St. Louis to 2022 class

Following a visit to Austin last week, Gilbert (Ariz.) Williams Field long snapper Lance St. Louis announced on Monday that he has committed to Texas with a post on Twitter. "I couldn't be more excited to announce that I have committed to the University of Texas! I am grateful for the opportunity! Hook em," St. Louis said.
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Texas Football: 2022 class adds commitment from LS Lance St. Louis

An emerging theme to watch for the 2022 Texas football recruiting class entering the summer months is an emphasis on special teams. Building out a solid special teams unit will never be the sexiest thing that new head coach Steve Sarkisian and special teams coordinator Jeff Banks can do on the recruiting trail, but it is important to have a well-rounded team.
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Glen Carbon's Hope Roderick Earns CCIW Academic All-Conference Team Honors

DECATUR — Millikin University, in conjunction with the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW), announces its Jack Swartz Award Recipients and the CCIW Academic All-Conference team for fall 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, fall sports competition for the 2020 season were held in spring of 2021 Glen Carbon native Hope Roderick, also an Edwardsville High School grad and a junior, was on the Academic All-Conference team. Each season the CCIW selects an Academic All-Conference Team. Continue Reading
Vincennes, INwuzr.com

Two VU Players Move Forward with College Careers

Vincennes University pitcher and Sullivan High School grad Sam Steimel will play baseball next year at Lebanon, Illinois’ McKendree University. Steimel came to V-U after two years pitching for the University of Evansville. In his year at VU, Steimel went 6-8 with a 4.86 earned run average. NCAA Division Two...
Missouri StateSt. Louis Post-Dispatch

No. 1 Central Missouri to challenge for DII baseball title

The University of Central Missouri baseball team has enjoyed another dominant 2021 season. The Mules take their next step when they begin play in the NCAA Division II College Baseball World Series on Saturday at 5 p.m. Central against Northwest Nazarene University of Idaho. The national tournament, which runs through...
Saint Louis, MOMissourinet

No. 1 WashU’s national title hopes fall short

The No. 1 Washington University in St. Louis baseball team concluded its season in game 10 of the World Series with a 6-4 loss to St. Thomas. The Bears finished the season 34-6. WashU led 4-3 heading into the ninth before St. Thomas rallied with three runs in the top...
Kentucky StateTelegraph

Cougars lick their wounds, prepare for Kentucky

ALTON — The Central Illinois Cougars are licking their wounds as they prepare for a visit Saturday from two-time league champion Kentucky. The Cougars, who suffered their first loss of the season last week to the rival Missouri Valley Pit Bulls, will play host to the Kentucky Spartans at 7 p.m. Saturday on Field 3 at Gordon Moore Park. The Spartans won league titles in 2018 ad 2019, but not not field a team in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elsah, ILprincipiacollege.edu

College NCAA DIII Results

The Memorial Day weekend brought a close to the exciting record-breaking seasons of three outstanding Principia College student-athletes with the conclusion of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III (DIII) Championships. Reaching the podium in track and field, Chris Puduski (US’16, C’21) closed out an extraordinary hammer-throw season by...
Saint Louis, MOchatsports.com

Hochman: Mizzou understands the importance of St. Louis to its athletic programs

The state of college athletics is that of revival, and sure enough, there have been college athletic revivals across the state. Mizzou’s coaches came through town recently on a caravan. Missouri is recruiting Missouri. And not just for athletes. After a cooped-up 2020, 2021 has reopened opportunities for the Mizzou athletics department, which looks at St. Louis (and Kansas City) as a black-and-gold mine for fundraising and raising awareness.