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Mitch Geiser 23 leads the newest sports team on campus: Bass Fishing. He started the program in the spring with publications adviser Kevin Berns.
Senior goes fishing to establish school's newest team
Andrew Farrar, Staff Writer • October 19, 2022

Hockey is a fast-paced, high-contact sport that feeds off adrenaline and offers very few breaks in the heated action. In between his time scoring...

Coach John Merritt addresses his team at the end of a practice. They will open their season Saturday in Indianapolis, Indiana against Springfield High School from Ohio.
Football team travels to Indy for season opener
John Mills, Staff Writer • August 25, 2022

Last minute scheduling conflicts left new Athletic Director Harold Barker and Head Coach John Merritt scrambling to find a meaningful week one...

John Merritt is the new head football coach. He was introduced Thursday to the football family at an evening gathering in the cafeteria.
De Smet names new football coach
Colby Quinn, Staff Writer • April 20, 2022

De Smet Football has a new face. John Merritt was announced this morning as De Smet’s Head Football Coach, as well as a faculty member teaching...

Christopher Anderson 22 and Shane Ford 22 celebrate after a goal.
Slideshow: Lacrosse team takes victory at the annual Marco Cup
Will Timmons April 19, 2022

Senior Kyl Granquist is the starting goalie for the lacrosse team, and hopes to end his career with a win.
Senior lacrosse goalie led the team to the state game last year, but this year he wants to win it.
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • April 15, 2022

A Goalie, a captain, and a leader, Kyle Granquist is in his second year as starting goalie for the lacrosse team, which is in the heart of its...

Harold Barker will return to De Smet as Athletic Director beginning this summer. He previously served as assistant AD and math and science teacher from 2017-2020.
De Smet names new athletic director
Colby Quinn '24, Staff Writer • April 14, 2022

De Smet’s new athletic director is a familiar face. Harold Barker was welcomed back to De Smet Wednesday, where he served as Assistant Athletic...

Darian Crisp 22 plans to play Junior College baseball at Heartland Community College.
Senior's hard work leads to shot at the next level
Connor Gunn '23, Multimedia Specialist • April 8, 2022

The feeling of sting on your hands when you connect your bat with the baseball, streaking down the line as your ears ring and you feel your legs...

Connor Gunn 23 spent a week with the baseball team as they prepare to start the season with a new coach.
Spartans baseball: A new beginning
April 1, 2022

Connor Gunn '24 spent a week with the varsity baseball team to get a behind-the-scenes look at their preparation for the season with a new coach.

New De Smet Baseball coach Tim Canavan looks over his team as they warm up to take on Francis Howell North on March 28.
New baseball coach builds program from field on up
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • April 1, 2022

In his first year as head baseball coach, Tim Canavan looks to bring passion and effort to the program, shown by the countless hours he has already...

Mike Claiborne addresses the crowd at Busch Stadium during a Cardinal game.
Inside the Broadcast Booth with Mike Claiborne
Ethan Weishaar, Contributing Writer • March 24, 2022

Baseball is finally back. The owners and players finally agreed to terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, and Spring Training is officially...

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