Friday, September 2, 2011
Martin powers Wildcats' running game while Eagles' offense struggles.
ORCHARD FARM — Montgomery County found the winning recipe and spoiled the Orchard Farm football team's home opener Friday night. In a matchup between Eastern Missouri Conference teams, the visiting Wildcats got a big performance out of running back Nick Martin and defeated the host Eagles 21-0 at Luxembourg Field. Martin, a 5-foot-4, 135-pound junior, rushed for an unofficial tally of 132 yards on 18 carries and found the end zone twice, including a 51-yard touchdown scamper late in the fourth quarter that sealed the win. Both teams are 1-1 on the season. Check back later for more coverage of this game.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Post 312 shuts down Moberly, will play West O'Fallon at Lindenwood on Friday.
LOU BROCK SPORTS COMPLEX – Sam Chambers and Zach Jones might have been two of the smallest guys on the field for Thursday’s opening game of the Senior American Legion Zone 1 playoffs, the St. Charles Post #312 standouts were some of the game’s biggest stars. Chambers, a senior-to-be at Duchense High School, was 4-for-4, got on base five times, and scored three runs, while Jones went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBIs to lead St. Charles to a convincing 7-2 win over District 1-2 champ Moberly Post #6 at Lindenwood University. “Sam’s been playing terrific,” Post 312 head coach Kurt Denningmann said. “And Zach Jones is following suit too. Both those guys are such good players.” Another standout on Thursday for Post 312 was pitcher and No. 3…
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Girls soccer team finishes 17-9, plans to be back at state next year.
FENTON - Fourth place isn't such a bad place. That's the way the Orchard Farm High soccer team feels after dropping a 3-2 decision to Pembroke Hill on Saturday afternoon in the Class 1 third-place game at the Anheuser-Busch Center in Fenton. The Eagles, making their first-ever appearance in the Final Four, were hoping for better results. They lost to eventual second-place finisher St. Vincent 6-2 in a semifinal match on Friday. Still, the Orchard Farm players held their heads high as they left the pitch under the searing 94 degree temperatures. "When you think about it, it's still awesome to be fourth among all the other teams in the state," said junior Brooke Burckhardt. Added junior Alexis Robbers, "I bet a lot …
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Soccer team hopes to improve on 14-10-1 record last year.
Orchard Farm High School Team Name: Eagles 2010 Record: 14-10-1 (first Eastern MO Conference) Head Coach: Brandon Cox Preseason Ranking: Ranked eighth in state at the end of last season. Key Positions: Goalkeeper: Junior Corrin Scriber returns in net. Defenders: Sweeper Casey Mann is a freshman and a great talent. Senior captain Casey Kesselheim will help lead the young defense. Scorers: Juniors Brooke Burkhardt and Alexis Robbers led the team in scoring last season and are keys to success of the season with Robbers breaking the school's scoring record with 27 goals, and senior center midfielder Andrea Liston set the assist record last year. Expectations: Cox said the team did lose some quality players last year, but has a strong core of …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
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By the time you've reached this column, you probably have a pretty good idea of what to expect at stcharles.patch.com. We're local. We're online. We're your town. We're your schools. But what about sports? What types of things are you going to see, you may ask? Well, that's partly up to you. It's unlikely you'll get a lot of chatter around these parts about the Cardinals, the Rams, the Blues, Mizzou or SLU (though not a guarantee!) Instead, we plan to deliver the same types of things in our sports department as we deliver in our news department – local news. You're get as much prep coverage as we can put together, and you're invited to be a part of that coverage by submitting scores and statistics if we're unable to be there in person. You…