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Photo of Sophie Thompson.

Sophie Thompson

Daniel Cohen, Sports Section Editor/Business Manager February 28, 2018

“Swimmers, take your mark.” Since she was 6-years-old, swimmer Sophie Thompson, a freshman at CHS, has heard these four words more times than she can count. Thompson began swimming on the Algonquin...

CHS girls’ basketball coach Michael Knight during a timeout.

Knight Fights

Michael Knight enters his first year as the head coach of the Clayton High School girls’ varsity basketball team.
Daniel Cohen, Sports Section Editor/Business Manager February 20, 2018

Twenty-nine years. Just last year, the CHS girls’ varsity basketball team ended their 29 year drought and were Class 4 District Champions, the first time since 1988. As the new head coach of the girls’...

Athlete Profile: Khaylie Ross

Athlete Profile: Khaylie Ross

Michael Bernard and Daniel Cohen January 22, 2018

Khaylie Ross had already received a full-ride scholarship for wrestling at Missouri Baptist University in seventh grade despite only wrestling for one year. However, unlike most of the other wrestlers,...

Photo of Austin during practice.

Athlete Profile: Jeremiah Austin

Daniel Cho, Sports Section Editor December 9, 2017

With the conclusion of the football season, CHS junior Jeremiah Austin is gearing up for the wrestling season. With his drive to perfect his craft after a tough shoulder injury late last season, Austin...

Photo by Michael Melinger.

Winter Sports Preview

Neel Vallurupalli, Copy Editor December 7, 2017

Girls' Swimming Players to Watch: Christine Kuehn Julia Beliz Sophie Thompson 2016-2017 Record: 0-6 Goal: To qualify as many new swimmers to state with the new class system.     Wrestling Players...

Heusel goes for a shot in practice in Stuber Gym.

Caleb’s Quest

The Globe sits down with senior Caleb Heusel, who has emerged as a leader on the CHS boys’ varsity basketball team.
Michael Bernard and Daniel Cohen December 1, 2017

Senior Caleb Heusel did not start playing competitive basketball until he was 12-years-old. However, since his sophomore year at CHS, Heusel has been starting for the Varsity squad. “I started playing...

Featured Photo: MSHSAA Boys State Swimming Championships

Featured Photo: MSHSAA Boys State Swimming Championships

November 4, 2017

Class 1 MSHSAA Boys State Swimming Championships ended November 3. In the last event of the day, the Boys 400 yd Freestyle Relay team finished 8th overall. The team consisted of Matt Graham, Koji Barrette,...

The boys' cross country team just after finishing their district race

Keeping the Record

The Clayton Cross Country team's challenge to maintain a streak of qualifying for the State Championship meet.
Justin Guilak, Chief Digital Editor October 28, 2017
“There’s nothing left for me to say to you. You guys already know what you have to do. This has to be the hardest race you’ve ever run. This has to be the hardest race of your life. You have to give it everything you’ve got.” These inspirational words from Coach James Crowe guided the CHS boys’ cross country team just before they raced in the district meet.
Twin Telepathy

Twin Telepathy

The Globe sat down with CHS’ assistant varisty volleyball coach, Kyle McCord, to get the scoop on a new addition to the team: a set of freshman twins. McCord discussed the impact that both Angela and Annie Xiao have had on the team.
Daniel Cohen and Daniel Cho October 21, 2017

Q: What is their role on the team as freshmen? A: They came to the team as defensive specialists. We went to a tournament early on in the year and we had a bunch of players who hadn’t reached eligibility...

The girls varsity golf team pictured above.

CHS Girls Golf

The girls golf team this year was very strong and had many wins and achievements.
Sophie Thompson, Page Editor September 25, 2017

The Girls Varsity Golf was a very strong team that achieved many victories this season. The team had 5 players and 1 swing player who played between JV and varsity. 2 seniors, 1 junior, 2 sophomores, and...

Kate Cooper in a field hockey game.

Athlete Profile: Kate Cooper

Senior Kate Cooper has only been playing field hockey for two years, but her presence on the field is never overlooked.
Maddy Bale, Senior Managing Editor September 19, 2017
“Really the only thing you can do without driving yourself crazy is resolve to do better next time. I told myself that next time I would make it. It wouldn’t be an option.” -Kate Cooper.
Photographer Michael Melinger captures Coach Barnes after a game.

Plan B(arnes)

Linwood Barnes enters his first year as the head coach of the Clayton High School varsity football team.
Daniel Cohen, Sports Section Editor/Business Manager September 17, 2017

“When I was [playing] at Miami of Ohio, there was this speaker who played in the NFL and he just gave me a fact. He used to always tell me and it stuck in my head that ‘only two percent of all college...

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