Metro Catholic 2014 all-conference basketball team:
ST. LOUIS • Cornell Johnston will leave you breathless, helpless and, if you’re game planning against him, sleepless.
On Senior Night, the Ladue senior put on a show.
ST. LOUIS • Erwin Claggett and his St. Louis U. High basketball team like to call their home court at Danis Field House the “Grindhouse.”
CREVE COEUR • Matt Nester felt like he was alone on an island.
TOWN AND COUNTRY • Jordan Barnett did not enjoy his view.
LADUE • Andrew Maddock ran around the gym with a crystal ball in his hands.
LADUE • Wade Bouslog and his Duchesne boys basketball team are right where they want to be – defending it’s tournament title.
If you thought the New Year meant the end of the holiday hoops tournament season, think again.
The debate can rage all it wants. But, top to bottom, there simply isn’t a better basketball league in St. Louis than the Metro Catholic Conference. The second-place team in the league (De Smet) was second in state. The fourth-place team in the league (Vianney) was fourth in the state. That …
Metro Catholic 2012-13 all-conference basketball team:
LADUE • This time, it was different for the Chaminade basketball team.
The St. Louis University High basketball team has struggled for much of the past two decades, but the Jr. Bills are showing signs of progress under first-year coach Erwin Claggett.
ST. LOUIS • The Vianney basketball team needed to regroup and refocus over the weekend after losing back-to-back Metro Catholic Conference contests against De Smet and CBC last week.
TOWN AND COUNTRY • Jay Blossom chose his words carefully.
ST. LOUIS • The free throw line was a killer for the MICDS boys basketball team.
TOWN AND COUNTRY • Patrick McCaw was stunned. The junior shooting guard for the CBC basketball team couldn’t believe what was happening.
David Klyn is a man of faith.
LADUE • Wade Bouslog was already thinking about the next game.
LADUE • Ryan Tune didn’t get to do much in the first half of Duchesne’s matchup with Ladue in Friday’s MICDS Holiday Invitational semifinal.
Christmas has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t more gifts for you to enjoy today. In fact, the MICDS Holiday Tournament has four boys basketball games that are sure to please any and every hoop head out there.
ST. LOUIS • Jimmy Barton knows what people were thinking.
Ask Austin Sottile, and there were things that could have been significantly better.
ST. LOUIS • Known for his defensive-oriented, fast-breaking squads at McCluer, first-year SLUH coach Erwin Claggett introduced his game to the Jr. Bills way before the season began.
A look at the 2012-13 Metro Catholic Conference:
St. Louis University High has dismissed John Ross as its varsity basketball coach following a 13-15 season. The school has not named a replacement and is accepting applications.
The Class 5 District 3 boys basketball semifinals at Parkway South on Wednesday night featured one of the biggest upsets of the young postseason.
The St. Louis University High basketball team had something to prove.
WEBSTER GROVES • The Webster Groves boys basketball team knew it had to take care of Wednesday's game before looking ahead to a Friday rematch against University City.
KIRKWOOD • Anyone who thought Vianney might take a night off to catch its breath after rolling to the Meramec Holiday Festival title last week hasn't been around the locked-in Golden Griffins this winter.
WEBSTER GROVES • Thursday marked the tip-off of the 12th annual Webster Classic boys basketball tournament. The tournament has given us plenty of great action in those 12 years and the first night was no different. With a collection of teams large, small, local and from elsewhere, the field …