Thursday, March 21, 2013
Beers, wings and slam dunks! It's tournament time—here's where to catch all the games.
Don't have enough TV screens to keep up with your March Madness bracket? There are plenty of viewing options in and around University City: Both of Missouri's teams play Thursday in the Midwest region. The 4th-seeded Saint Louis Billikens play 13-seed New Mexico State at 1:15 p.m. The game will be played on TNT. If you want to watch with a huge crowd, Saint Louis University is opening Chaifetz Arena for a watch party. Doors open at noon and the event is free and open to the public. The 9th-seeded Missouri Tigers take on 8-seed Colorado State at 8:20 p.m. on TBS. Too busy to stop by your favorite local sports joint? Download the March Madness Live app to watch on the go from your mobile device. Where are you watching March Madness this …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The School District of University City and Normandy School District issued a joint statement Tuesday about the potential of a 'locked down' game.
On Monday, Fox 2 reported that a potential basketball playoff game between University City High School and district rival Normandy could have taken place under lockdown. The "locked down" game was averted when U City lost a game to Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) Monday night On Tuesday, the districts released a joint statement regarding the potential basketball game. The statement reads: While we will not be paired against each other in basketball playoff contests this year, our athletes and the spectators who come to support them are committed to displaying sportsmanship-like behavior when they interact with each other. We believe that is is unfair when one or two incidents are generalized to represent the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A feud between the two schools would have lead to the game being played under a lockdown.
A long running feud between University City High School and district rival Normandy nearly led to a state basketball playoff game taking place under lockdown, according to Fox 2. The game would have been played without fans and with only direct parents of players being allowed inside. The potential game between the two was averted when U City lost a game to Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School (MICDS) Monday night. There have been scrapes between the schools for years, and there was a fight on the court between the teams in the 2011-2012 season, but the final straw came in December, Fox 2 reports. U City played a game at Normandy, and afterward, officials say their buses were attacked by Normandy students as they left campus. “…
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The University City High School girls basketball team lost to Sullivan High School.
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Crenshaw coached at University City High School from 1974-1994.
Former University City High School basketball coach Ed Crenshaw died Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012 According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, he was 78 and had been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Crenshaw played at Sumner High School. He got his first coaching job at what is now St. Dominic High School, the Post reported. He taught there from 1960 to 1974 and was the first African-American teacher at the Catholic school. Crenshaw coached at U City from 1974 to 1994. He retired with a record of 677 wins and 266 losses, according to the Post. He was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. The funeral is slated for 1 p.m. today at All Saints Catholic Church.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Richter hired as digital marketing manager.
Two weeks after their sixth annual player draft, the Harlem Globetrotters have come to terms with the first of their draft picks, as Dylan Richter has decided to hang up his basketball shoes and step into the corporate office. Richter, who recently interned with the Globetrotters’ digital team, has been hired on full-time as digital marketing manager, effective immediately. Following a stellar college playing career at Washington University in St. Louis – during which he helped win a national title and received numerous individual accolades – the Lincolnshire, Ill., native was one of six athletes selected in the Globetrotters’ 2012 Draft. The Globetrotters also selected 2012 College Slam Dunk Champion James Justice of Martin Methodist …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The former Chaminade standout turned 19 Thursday.
Surrounded by family and friends, including his Chaminade College Prep coach Kelvin Lee, University of Florida Freshman Guard Bradley Beal was selected third overall by the Washington Wizards Thursday in the NBA Draft. Beal attended Jackson Park Elementary School and his mother Besta Beal teaches at University City High School. Beal turned 19 Thursday. ESPN showed a picture of Beal and his brothers as a six year old to the nation during the live broadcast. After his selection, he told ESPN that chasing his dream was worth making the tough decision to leave Gainesville early. He said he would work to stay humble and to get better. The Washington Examiner spoke with Besta Beal about the draft and her role in Bradley's progression as a …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Dylan Richter of Washington University in St. Louis among six athletes selected to join team.
The world famous Harlem Globetrotters held their sixth annual player draft Tuesday, selecting 2012 College Slam Dunk Champion James Justice of Martin Methodist College, three-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, and Iesha Davis, sister of likely #1 overall NBA Draft pick Anthony Davis. Others selected include College Slam Dunk semi-finalist Bryan Narcisse of Clemson University; Division II All-American Stefan Bonneau of C.W. Post; and Dylan Richter, the University Athletic Association Player of the Year at Washington University in St. Louis, who recently interned with the Globetrotters’ digital team. “Our draft is always fun, because we look for athletes of all different kinds that might have the attributes to be a Harlem Globetrotter…
Friday, May 18, 2012
The high school senior will attend Chipola College in the fall.
University City High School senior Travon Williams signed a letter of intent Friday morning to play basketball at Chipola College in Marianna, FL. Williams was named the Suburban South Conference Player of the Year in 2011 and was a first-team all-conference pick in the Suburban South for 2012. See our previous stories on Williams:
Friday, March 16, 2012
Do you think Mizzou and SLU will win their first NCAA men's basketball tournament game?
If you're reading this post, you've undoubtedly already filled out a bracket for the NCAA men's basketball tournament, which officially kicked off Tuesday. Instead of filling out that second, third, fourth... ninth bracket, why not try your hand at another fun game? For the first time since the 1999-2000 season, both Mizzou and Saint Louis University are playing in college basketball's most prolific postseason tournament. Both squads are in the West bracket and open their tournament schedules on Friday: Here at Patch, we're obviously pulling for the hometown teams. What about you? Leave us your prediction—outcome and score, and why you're predicting the way you are—and see how you stack up against other local future-readers throughout …