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The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The student news site of De Smet Jesuit High School

The Mirror

The World Series began on Tuesday Oct. 22, 2019. Every game was won by the away team.

World series recap

Jack Venneman, Web Editor November 5, 2019

This year’s 2019 World Series matchup between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals had all the potential to be an astounding series. Washington came into this year’s Fall Classic looking to...

Junior Aidan King waits to swim at the De Smet Invitational meet at St Peters Rec-Plex.

The King of Swim

Connor Niebruegge, Staff Writer October 15, 2019

Swimming has always been his favorite sport. He lived and breathed it. For as long as he can remember, he wanted to be a swimmer like his older sister. He joined the swim team as early as he could at age...

A crowd of students gathers around Fox 2 reporter Katherine Hessel during a live shot Friday morning as part of the Pep Zone. The program featured De Smet in their Friday football coverage.

Students pack gym for early morning liveshot

Ryan Moore, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2019

Students standing in the bleachers crowd around the huge TV camera and students squeeze their way past people towards the camera in hopes of getting in the shot. As the cameraman counts down the seconds...

Junior Liam Weishaar takes part in the 100 meter butterfly race.

A taste of college swimming

Michael Dolan, Design Editor September 27, 2019

COMO is a swim meet at the University of Missouri, where swimmers from all across the state come to compete. The meet will take place this Saturday. Junior swimmer Liam Weishaar said this trip is one...

Sophomore Thomas Redmond dribbles the ball during the CBC state soccer game.

A special kind of athlete

Cameron Range, Staff Writer May 13, 2019

Youngest kid on the team, but still one of the best. Thomas Redmond is a sophomore and plays on both soccer and basketball’s varsity teams. He isn’t just a guy on the team, he is a key contributor...

Senior tennis star Matthew Dubuque throws up the ball and winds up his racket to serve the ball.

Senior tennis star uses failures on the court to improve

Nick Einig, Web Editor March 14, 2019

The top 16 duo tennis teams in the Missouri Valley are all in one tournament, only one team can be the champion. The finals are finally up and two teams remain. He was serving with the score of 40-30,...

A group of runners led by Assistant Varisty Track Coach teacher Adam Boehm, run on a snowy day.

Through the cold

Brennan Dolnick, Editor-in-Chief March 13, 2019

Stepping outside, he enters the polar vortex. The freezing winds begin to penetrate his jacket as he looks around at the newly whitened ground. As snow trickles down his neck, he questions his motives....

Junior AJ Fraser is the guest on this edition of the De Smet Press Podcast.

Podcast: Chatting with new junior AJ Fraser

Cameron Range, Staff Writer January 17, 2019

On the first episode of the De Smet Press Podcast, Senior Cameron Range talks to new California transfer student, junior A.J. Fraser. They talk about how the adjustment has been moving schools that are...

Spartans prepare for paint it pink cancer game.

Paint it pink basketball game rescheduled

Spencer Caldwell, Staff Writer January 17, 2019

The annual Paint it Pink game against SLUH has been rescheduled to Feb. 9. The game is in support of cancer patients in the Saint Louis area. Both basketball programs will be raising money for the Tata...

Bill Holand, Class of 71, sports his letterman jacket while working the carnival at De Smet.

Lettermans on the comeback

Jay Dolan, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2018

Over the past 20 or so years, students who wear letterman jackets have dwindled to almost zero. Back in the 80’s nearly every student on a varsity team wore a jacket. Today, they are no longer in the...

Senior Cameron Range cheers on the varisty basketball team after a basket.

Senior manages multiple sports teams

Nick Einig, Web Editor December 17, 2018

Three seconds left in the game, down by three points, the fans are wondering if he can send the game into overtime. They see him pause, take a breath and shoot the ball. They get on their feet. Nothing...

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