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The Mirror

Will Poelker battles for position towards the finish line at the Missouri Class 4 State Championship Nov. 4, 2022. Poelker, who finished 24th, returns for his junior year.
Cross Country kicks off season in Arnold
Hank Hardage, Staff Writer • August 29, 2023

The boys cross country team looks to win districts and finish on the podium at state this season. The top six returning runners include Will...

Michael Pina competes in the 100 breast stroke against Chaminade Aug. 30, 2022. Pinas current breast stroke time is on pace to qualify for state.
Swimming opens season against Chaminade
Andrew Dolan, Staff Writer • August 28, 2023

De Smet’s Swim team is looking promising with two returning state swimmers. Senior Oliver Nichols qualified for state in both the 50 and 200...

Senior midfielder Jake Panagos scores on a penalty kick against Webster Groves at the De Smet Jamboree Aug. 17. Panagos led the team in goals and assists last year.
Soccer opens season at home against Francis Howell
Luke Koenig, Staff Writer • August 25, 2023

The soccer Spartans come into the 2023 season following a loss in the district championship last year to CBC. The team will be led by last...

Defensive end Caleb Redd runs onto the field before the Vianney game Sept. 16, 2022. Redd led St. Louis with 21 sacks last year and is the defensive leader this year.
Football kicks off season against Kirkwood
Hank Hardage, Staff Writer • August 25, 2023

After last year’s state semifinal appearance, the football team looks to top that with new additions to the offense and defense. New junior...

Mitch Geiser 23 and Danny Swallow 24 weigh in their fish at the National Youth Fishing Association (NYFA) qualifying tournament at Table Rock Lake May 7. They finished 6th.
Bass fishing team qualifies for shot at second state title
Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist • May 10, 2023

The De Smet Bass Fishing Team will compete in the Missouri National Youth Fishing Association (NYFA) State Championships on June 11 at Stockton...

Senior Tre Piggee-Blake 23 takes the field against Wentzville
It's Showtime
Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist • May 4, 2023

You carry the ball towards the net, you turn your head and the next thing you know you’re on the turf seeing stars. Senior first year lacrosse...

Senior Trent Massey goes up to strike the ball down for a point against SLUH.
De Spike the odds
Drew Whitaker, News Editor • April 27, 2023

Spring sports are back in full swing with the Baseball and Lacrosse teams gaining most of the attention with hot starts and seemingly bright...

The MLB is changing with the introduction of Pitch Clock
Time for MLB'S Pitch Clock change
Andrew Farrar, Staff Writer • April 27, 2023

The Cardinals play today! Want to watch the game? Clear your schedule for the entire day… maybe not anymore. With the 2023 MLB season officially...

De Smet Varsity Lacrosse celebrates a well fought victory beating MICDS 5-3.
Slideshow: De Smet Varsity Lacrosse defeats powerhouse in intense match
April 25, 2023

Evan Strahlendorf jumps up to serve the ball.
Slideshow: Varsity Volleyball ends SLUH winning streak
April 25, 2023

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