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Fútbol for football

Fútbol for football

Alex Kramer, Sports Editor
January 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

With 29 players in the National Soccer Hall of Fame and over 10 players currently playing in the MLS from St. Louis, the city deserves a top tier professional soccer team. The city has not had a high-level professional franchise since the St. Louis Stars in 1977. Another big-time professional soccer... Read more »

Basketball introduces new scoreboards

Basketball introduces new scoreboards

Jacob Young, Social Media Editor
January 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The newest addition to the gym will be put to use against school rival SLUH Jr. Bills Friday night. The athletic office and leadership approved the addition of new, updated scoreboards. “I like tradition; more old school stuff,” head basketball coach Blake Ahearn said, “but it was time to update... Read more »

Looking back on the soccer season

Looking back on the soccer season

November 9, 2016
Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports

The soccer team lost the first two games of their season in overtime and didn't lose again until the end. Their season had it's highs a lows, and the student section was there to support them every step of the way. Take a look at this photo essay, compiled by Jacob Deighton, and relive the season.

Basketball unveils new uniforms

Basketball unveils new uniforms

Drew Brown, Web Editor
October 27, 2016
Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports

With the basketball season coming up, the team unveils their new Under Armour uniforms. The new home white jerseys now have “Spartans” written across the chest and the new spartan head on the shorts. The away uniforms are maroon with “De Smet” printed across the chest and the old English “D... Read more »

Bowling team upsets Chaminade

Bowling team upsets Chaminade

Drew Brown, Web Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

As the underdogs this weekend, the bowling team swept number one seed Chaminade by a score of 3073 pins to 2956 pins. Senior Karl Frank led the team with a total score of 679 and junior Liam Doyle set a personal best with a score of 229 in the third game.

Swimming slideshow

Swimming slideshow

Nick Plassmeyer, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2016
Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports

Pictures from the varsity swim meet versus CBC on Oct. 17.

Inside the huddle

Inside the huddle

October 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Video

Inside the Huddle from DeSmetPress on Vimeo.

Prep Work

Prep Work

Nick Plassmeyer, Yearbook Editor-in-Chief
October 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Video

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Freshman football takes down Vianney

Freshman football takes down Vianney

September 29, 2016
Filed under Photos, Sports

De Smet wins 20-6 against Vianney.

Almost perfect

Almost perfect

Brendan Johnson, Editor-in-Chief
September 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Sophomore Katom Parnell bowled nine frames, strike after strike.  It wasn’t until his brother yelled to him that he realized he was on track for a perfect game. In the tenth frame, Parnell sent all but one pin toppling down, ending his hope for a perfect game, but pushing him to work harder. “I was... Read more »

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