Tag Archives: Sports

St. Louis Rams Player Presents Two Awards to Ladue Middle School

St. Louis Rams tackle, Rodger Saffold was at Ladue Middle School on Monday, May 6, 2013 to present students with not one, but two achievement awards.

Spoede’s Rob Garrett is the Suburban East Varsity Baseball Coach of the Year

Congratulations to Varsity Baseball Head Coach Rob Garrett. Coach Garrett was named the Suburban East Coach of the Year at the 2013 All-Conference meeting. The team finished the regular season with a record of 17-3.

Coach Garrett began his coaching career at Ladue in 1996. In his first five seasons as head coach, the varsity baseball team has won 94 games and 5 conference titles. Coach Garrett teaches Physical Education at Spoede Elementary School.

LHWHS Senior Kaplan Honored for Varsity Baseball Performance

On Thursday April 18, 2013, Ladue Varsity Baseball player Lex Kaplan was honored by the Missouri Baseball Hall of Fame, as a finalist for the Rising Star Award. Kaplan was one of five baseball players in the greater St. Louis area to receive this honor. Congratulations, Lex!

LHWHS Barstow Named Prepcasts Athlete of the Game

On April 6, 2013 Dylan Barstow was named a 2013 Baseball Athletes of the Game by Prepcasts for his performance against the MICDS Rams.

LHWHS Junior Natasha Medler Named Fox 2 Athlete of the Week

On the afternoon of April 11, 2013, Maurice Drummond of Fox 2 News stopped by Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s varsity soccer practice to interview Natasha Medler for having been named Fox 2/Arby’s Athlete of the Week.  The official announcement aired on on Friday night, April 12, 2013 and is linked here. 

LHWHS Soccer Players Win Regional and State Placements

Senior Michael Kelly, and Juniors Eric Stuber and Eric Petersen all earned spots as Players of the Year for the 2012 Boys Class 2 Central Division.  In the 2012 Boys Class 2 All State Rankings, Stuber was placed on the Second Team and Petersen received Honorable Mention.  Overall, the Ladue Horton Watkins High School Soccer Team placed ninth in the state.

Goble Named Assistant Baseball Coach of the Year

Broadcast Technology Teacher Don Goble’s talents extend beyond the classroom and the camera.  Goble was recently named Missouri Assistant Baseball Coach of the Year by the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association.

LHWHS Players Named to Suburban South Conference Soccer Teams

The following Ladue Horton Watkins High School students and soccer players have been named to all-conference teams in the Suburban South Conference.  Players are selected by coaches of other teams for this honor.

First Team- Eric Petersen (Junior)  and Eric Stuber (Junior)

Second Team- Nathan Rushing (Junior) and Michael Kelly (Senior)

Honorable Mentions- Steven Orgill (Junior) and Michael Wielansky (Sophomore)

Old Bonhomme’s Grench Takes First in 5K

Giselle Grench, a fourther-grader at Old Bonhomme Elementary took first place in the women’s division of the Olivette on the Go 5K run in late September.  Included here is a picture of Giselle collecting her $150 check for her achievement.

Anderson and Clawson Selected Suburban East Coaches of the Year

Two Ladue Schools coaches have led their teams to win the Suburban East Conference championships, and were thereby selected as  Suburban East Coaches of the Year for the 2011-12 school year.  Chad Anderson is the head boys varsity basketball coach and Clawson is head coach for varsity wrestling.