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  • 11 in the Box: McCluer North WR alum finds a new home and a Kirkwood High grad torments Tennessee

    Time for another installment of 11 in the Box, where we highlight (at least) 11 storylines and performances involving St. Louis area high school graduates playing college football. You’ll see a few people who earned a mention last week, and a bunch of fresh new faces too. Illinois finally won a non-conference game on the road Saturday, defeating UCONN 31-23. That had not happened since 2007. DB Tony Adams (SLUH) had five tackles, while safety Stanley Green (East St. Louis) had 2 solo tackles and assisted on another. Missouri safety […]

  • Police: Man raised a gun at officer before fatal police shooting in Clayton

    CLAYTON, MO – Police have released new details into the fatal officer-involved shooting in Clayton over the holiday weekend. Investigators said Terry Tillman, 23, raised his gun at officers before he was shot three to five times in the front of his body. The incident started around 3 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 31) in the Galleria Mall where police said two officers saw Tillman carrying a firearm with an extended magazine sticking out from the waistband of his pants. St. […]

  • 11 in the Box: How St. Louis area football standouts fared in college this weekend

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The first full weekend of college football action still won’t be complete until late Monday night, following Notre Dame’s matchup against Louisville (we’re watching YOU Vianney grad Kyren Williams, a freshman listed as a kickoff returner, and East St. Louis grad Christian Perez, who is a walk-on QB for the Cardinals). The goal here is to highlight eleven storylines from the weekend that was in college football involving local talent.  Here. We. Go:   Wyoming CB CJ […]

  • Chiefs have questions to answer heading into preseason finale against Packers on FOX2

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs wrap up their preseason schedules Thursday night with a 7 pm kickoff from Lambeau Field, live on FOX2. Like everyone else in the NFL, teams are hoping to avoid injuries to key players ahead of the start of the regular season next week. The Chiefs lost backup QB Chad Henne to ankle surgery last week and the timetable for his return in uncertain. FOX2 checked in with Matt Derrick, […]

  • St. Louis Cardinals poll fans about keeping early evening starts in 2020

    ST. LOUIS – A scheduling experiment this season to boost Busch Stadium attendance for St. Louis Cardinal games falling on school nights could continue into 2020, and may expand, depending on fan feedback. This season, weeknight games on Monday through Thursday in April, May, August, and September start at 6:45 p.m., allowing fans with school-aged children to get home at a decent hour. “We’re pretty committed to doing it (during the school year) next season,” Cardinals senior vice president Dan […]

  • Public memorial service set to honor wrestler Harley Race

    Troy, MO- The public will have a chance to pay a final tribute to wrestling legend Harley Race, who died August 1 at the age of 76. A memorial service is scheduled for August 11 at 3pm at the Race Wrestling Arena (198 Cherry Blossom Way, Troy). While organizers say  flowers are welcome to be delivered to the arena, donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society in Race’s memory. No other details about the […]

  • Mizzou Football players get first look at new South End Zone facility

    COLUMBIA, MO- Ahead of Friday’s official start of fall camp, University of Missouri football players on Thursday got their first look inside the athletic department’s new South End Zone football facility. The public will notice the $98 million dollar project’s large video board and club seating, but players are getting a facility with new locker and meeting rooms, a larger weight room and Hydrotherapy options, among other enhancements, including a barbershop. Work on the the suites and a field-level club […]

  • Cardinals add another lefty reliever and confirm other roster moves

    ST. LOUIS, MO- For the second straight day, the St. Louis Cardinals acquired a lefthanded reliever. Tuesday afternoon the team announced it picked up Adalberto Mejia, who was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles Angels earlier this month. Mejia, 26, will be on his third major league roster within a month when he’s put on the 25-man roster later this week. He broke into the big leagues in 2016 with the Minnesota Twins and was designated for assignment July […]

  • Cardinals send OF Harrison Bader down to Memphis

    ST. LOUIS, MO- The Cardinals may have the day off on the field ahead of a big home series starting Tuesday against the Cubs, but off the field there are moves percolating.  The club picked up lefty reliever Zac Rosscup from the Dodgers for cash and sent him to Memphis. A few hours later, the club indicated it was sending outfielder Harrison Bader to Memphis. While Bader has been strong defensively, he has struggled at the plate,  hitting .195 with […]

  • Cardinals add minor league pitcher as trade deadline looms

    ST. LOUIS, MO- With just about two full days left before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline, the St. Louis Cardinals announced the acquisition of left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup Monday from the Dodgers in exchange for cash considerations. Rosscup, 31, was designed for assignment by Los Angeles earlier this month and will join AAA Memphis. He has also pitched in the majors this season for Toronto and Seattle, compiling a 2-0 record with a 5.00 ERA in 28 games. He broke […]

  • St. Clair County fire crews respond to explosions at recycling yard

    BELLEVILLE, IL- Several St. Clair County area fire departments spent Saturday afternoon handling a call at a metal recycling facility. Crews were called to the Paule Recyling Yard in Belleville just after 2pm. Authorities believe something there, possibly an old car or a gas tank, exploded, setting off several other explosions. No injuries were reported. The Belleville East Side Fire Department was assisted by Belleville Fire and the Swansea and Northwest Fire Departments.  

  • Chasen Shreve heads for Memphis after clearing waivers

    ST. LOUIS, MO- Prior to Saturday night’s game against the Houston Astros, the St. Louis Cardinals announced lefthanded relief pitcher Chasen Shreve has cleared waivers and and had accepted an outright assignment to the team’s AAA affiliate in Memphis. The Cardinals designated Shreve for assignment on Tuesday, removing him from the club’s 40 man roster for the second time this year. On the season he’s 1-0 with a 9.00 ERA in two innings of work. He was obtained last summer […]

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