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Moving on! Hockey takes down number 1 seed CBC in thrilling fashion
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On to the semifinals! The St. Louis U. High hockey team ousted the No. 1 seed in their pool, bitter rival CBC, 4-2 Tuesday night in the last game of round robin play. Both teams had wins in the round robin against Chaminade and Parkway South. However, SLUH had a loss to Vianney and CBC had tied them, meaning the Cadets only needed a tie to advance to the final four, whereas the U-High had a must-win game on their hands.

Jr. Bills aren't the only bills on this trip! SLUH students take annual trip to DC
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Led by Social Studies Department chair Tom Zinselmeyer and English teacher Sean O’Brien, 12 upperclassmen traveled to Washington, DC this past week. The trip, centered around meeting with various St. Louis U. High alumni who currently live and work in the DC area, saw the Jr. Bills travel miles around the city to meet with esteemed gentlemen that were generous enough to offer their time.

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Box: DuMont and Isom-Mcall sign for D1 baseball

Senior Andrew DuMont (right) signed his letter of intent to play baseball at the University of Tennessee and Senior Charlie Isom-McCall (left) signed to play baseball at Lindenwood University. Photo I Courtesy of Scott Gilbert

 

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Go day for a snow day: snow day policies reflected on after hectic early out last Friday

St. Louis U. High has seen an incredible variety of snow responses in the past few weeks. First, an actual snow day, then a virtual day, then a late start, and finally, last Friday, an early dismissal. Because the different situations have made the administration use what seems like every tool in SLUH’s kit in such a short amount of time, many have been able to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of different snow protocols. Unfortunately, there is no definitively perfect response to inclement weather.

Dynasty. With a 22-17 victory over StuCo in the annual Mission Week game, Prep News earned the 3-peat and establishes their place in the history books

Earlier this month, Patrick Mahomes led the Kansas City Chiefs to their third Super Bowl ring and second and a row, leading many analysts to talk about the Chiefs of this era as an elite dynasty. This past week, a second dynasty has been solidified in the sports world: the Prep News basketball team. With their third consecutive victory over StuCo this Friday, there are no remaining doubts as to which club is the greatest at basketball. In this year’s annual Mission Week Prep News vs StuCo game, your favorite weekly newspaper writers came out on top as they narrowly beat StuCo 22-17. 

Features

Satire: Wait?!?…There Are Benefits to Procrastinating?
Jacob Nolan and Marshall Prost, reporters

Studies show that 9/10 teachers at St. Louis U. High agree that you should avoid procrastinating your school work. But, the question remains, who is that one teacher that just plain doesn't care about their student's work ethic?  Sources have revealed this man to be none other than Timothy O’Neil. 

 Students and faculty fire up with New Year’s Resolutions of hard work, focus
Andrew Hunt, Core Staff

2024: the year of the grind.

  Less social media. More sleep. Better grades. As some of Gen Z begins to embrace the concepts of self-care and routine nationwide, the St. Louis U. High community—young and old—seems eager to use their New Year’s resolutions as a way to catch on.

Sports

Moving on! Hockey takes down number 1 seed CBC in thrilling fashion

On to the semifinals! The St. Louis U. High hockey team ousted the No. 1 seed in their pool, bitter rival CBC, 4-2 Tuesday night in the last game of round robin play. Both teams had wins in the round robin against Chaminade and Parkway South. However, SLUH had a loss to Vianney and CBC had tied them, meaning the Cadets only needed a tie to advance to the final four, whereas the U-High had a must-win game on their hands.

SLUH wrestling left in a headlock after lackluster weekend tournament at Lafayette High School

The Jr. Bill wrestlers ventured west to Lafayette High School last weekend to wrestle in the Class Four District Tournament. The class that St. Louis U. High wrestles in is the deepest and most challenging class and makes qualifying for state that much more difficult. In every district, the top four wrestlers from each weight class qualify for the state tournament to create a 16-man state bracket. 

Athlete of the Week: Logan Petlansky

This week's Athlete of the Week is Varsity Hockey assistant captain senior Logan Petlansky. In this week's game against CBC Logan scored twice and added an assist. The game against CBC was a do-or-die situation for the Jr. Bills, and their win against the Cadets moved them along to the state semifinals.


 

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