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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

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...

The recent MLB lockout has highlighted the majors problems around baseball that need to be changed in order to save the sport.
Foul Ball
Nick Abel, Editor-in-Chief • March 24, 2022

Baseball is dying. While that may seem like an exaggeration, it is the sad truth. The Major League Baseball lockout openly exposed the wounds...

Ethan Weishaar (second from right) helps roll up the tarp after a rain delay at Busch Stadium. The sophomore is the youngest member of the Cardinals grounds crew.
Old school out, New is in
Ethan Weishaar and Colby Quinn, Contributing Writers • February 16, 2022

Major League Baseball will implicate the universal designated hitter(DH), beginning in the 2022 season. The long debates of why the DH should...

Anthony Grewe 22 slides across the turf to celebrate the opening goal versus Hickman. Coming into the game, Hickman had won their last 14 games. De Smet had a strong second half and capped it off with a 5-2 win to move to 8-6 on the season.
Slideshow: De Smet 5, Hickman 2
Connor Gunn, Multimedia Specialist • October 15, 2021

Wide receiver Gavin Bomstad runs out of the tunnel carrying the De Smet flag ahead of the homecoming game versus Rockhurst from Kansas City, MO on October 9th 2021.
Slideshow: De Smet Defeats Rockhurst
Evan Scanlon, Multimedia Specialist • October 11, 2021


Sophomore Jacob Bosche, wearing #73 in honor of his father, prepares for a faceoff against SLUH Jan. 8. Bosche is playing for the first time in a year after having surgery for Scoliosis.
Playing through pain
Carson Mitchell, Contributing Writer • January 13, 2021

He was two games into his freshman season when he realized he was struggling to breathe and the pain was unbearable. His back was in excruciating...

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