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JV volleyball ends lively season with Suburban East Conference victory

Dawn Androphy

October 24, 2009


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After a long season filled with improvements and team bonding, the CHS girls’ JV Volleyball team won the Suburban East Conference on Oct. 17. The team worked towards the victory throughout the season, despite only practicing about twice a week due to a busy game schedule. For freshman setter Joanna Shoemaker, winning the tournament w...

Physics of Swimming

Dylan Schultz

October 20, 2009


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Swimming is really just the action of movement through water. Most humans have learned the basics of this skill, allowing them to play leisurely on certain hot summer days. A few humans have mastered the skill and use it for racing and competing. According to the USA Swimming Foundation, there are nine...

Vikings vs. Packers

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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Brett Favre and the Minnesota Vikings beat Green Bay in a 30-23 victory on Oct. 5. Favre proved his skills by throwing 271 yards for three touchdowns against his former team, the Packers. Adrian Peterson was a little disappointing, only rushing for 55 yards and one touchdown. For a normal runn...

Soccer starts 16-2-2, looks to playoff run

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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The varsity soccer team has started the 2009 season with one of the best records of the past few years. A 16-2-2 record has placed the Hounds atop the Suburban East Conference, and awarded them the number two ranking among the area's small schools. With a large group of seniors and juniors, a...

Select sports offer offseason outlet, provide college exposure for athletes

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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The offseason from school sports is usually time to relax from the demanding Clayton High School sports program. There is a select group of athletes that use the “offseason” to continue playing their particular sport to keep their skills sharp, and possibly be recruited by colleges. â...

Lanter leads team on and off court

Globe Staff

October 20, 2009


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The Clayton varsity girls’ volleyball team is off to a decent start.  Even though the team has not performed unbelievably well, the team has a record to be proud of thanks in large part to the play of senior right side hitter and right side defender Maggie Lanter. A three-year varsity memb...

High school sports too competitive?

Jack Holds

October 20, 2009


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As a soccer player dribbles up the center of the field, he prepares to boot the ball into the goal. An opponent slide tackles him in a last ditch effort to save his team from a humiliating goal. The fouled soccer player is left sprawled out on the grass, furious with the opposing player and the referees...

Score is 0-0 at JV soccer team against Affton

Meredith McMahon

October 16, 2009


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It’s a windy, gray day at Gay Field, but the team spirit is vivid on the field as the Clayton team huddles up and shouts “Go hounds ” before running onto the field. Despite the vivacity of the Clayton team, the Affton and Clayton teams tied 0-0 Oct. 6. The game started with a...

Varsity cross country team shows improvement in Hancock Invitational

Jake Bernstein

October 13, 2009


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Hard work and new additions to the Clayton Cross Country team have led to the team making huge strides from last year. Just this past weekend, the Greyhound’s ran full varsity squads for the first time all season, at the Hancock Invitational Meet at Jefferson Barracks Park. Both the boys...

Girls’ Field Hockey

Globe Staff

October 6, 2009


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For the first time in five years, the girls’ field hockey team defeated Lafayette. Though one of their key players ended up in the hospital, the team triumphed in the 2-1 win. Goals were scored by Anna Krane and Kyleigh Smith. “The Laffayette game was really intense,” senior Emily...

Underclassmen prove young skill by participating in varsity athletics

Globe Staff

September 30, 2009


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Sweat dripping onto the smooth court as the ball flies over the net. Soles of shoes scraping against the green grass of the field as the goalie successfully stops the attack. The clash of plastic as two players collide head on in pursuit of the sailing football. It is no news that sports are a big...

Clayton football team starts season 1-2, suffers injuries

Globe Staff

September 30, 2009


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The varsity football Hounds came into this season with all odds against them. Losing 22 seniors from last season’s 5-5 team, a lot of positions needed to be filled including quarterback. Junior Chase Haslett was supposed to fill that role before an unfortunate baseball injury last spring...

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