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Top of his field

Top of his field

Jack Matousek, sports writer

October 27, 2019

Sam Bryan recently committed to University of Missouri to play Division 1 baseball. Read his story here.

No right way

No right way

Henry Chappell, sports writer

October 22, 2019

Do you have a strong opinion about bat flipping in baseball? Check out this piece to cement your views on bat flips.

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

TKC talks MLB: 2019 predictions

Benji Wilton and Hayden Davidson

May 2, 2019

After three years of missing the postseason, the St. Louis Cardinals made major moves in the offseason in order to improve their roster and make a push for the postseason. In a crowded field of strong contenders, will they be able to pull off the success they have been waiting for? Benji Wilton and Hayden...

Revving up the rivalry

Revving up the rivalry

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019

“Who would want to play in St. Louis? Boring. So boring. I always get asked, ‘Where would you like to play? Where would you not like to play?’ St. Louis is on the list of places I don’t like to play. It’s rough.” When Chicago Cubs star third baseman Kris Bryant said these words on a come...

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

2019 St. Louis Cardinals preview

Hayden Davidson, sports writer

March 12, 2019

With the best Cardinals first baseman since Pujols and the best relief pitcher since Isringhausen, it’s a new era of baseball in St. Louis. Until 2018, the Birds on the Bat had not been excluded from the postseason three years in a row since the turn of the century. From 2004 to 2014, Cardinals fa...

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Cardinals Christmas wishlist

Zack Deutschmann, features writer

December 11, 2018

The baseball season has come and gone, and for the fourth time in 15 years, the Boston Red Sox have won the World Series. Built upon the acquisition of free agent stars, as well as the development of promising young players, the Red Sox won 105 games to win the AL East, beating the Yankees in the AL...

Bonds of cheating

Bonds of cheating

Benji Wilton, sports editor

August 23, 2018

For former Major League Baseball (MLB) stars such as Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, January is a time for waiting. Continually standing by for the ultimate recognition they believe they deserve. But for the past six years, when the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) voted on Hall of F...

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Where are they now: Steve Stewart

Jane Stewart, communications editor

January 22, 2018

Strapped in large ski goggles and sporting their postseason gear, the Kansas City Royals team jumps and screams in the locker room as they spray each other with champagne in celebration of their 2015 World Series Championship. Right in the midst of it all stood Steve Stewart, Kansas City Royals radio bro...

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Benji Wilton, features writer

December 7, 2017

Are you a home run hitter or a defensive star? Are you the first one to arrive to the game or the first one to leave? Take this quiz to find out which St. Louis Cardinals player you relate to. ...

Sports briefing week Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

Sports briefing week Oct. 30 – Nov. 5

Daniel Kim, sports writer

November 9, 2017

Houston Astros win the World Series For the first time in franchise history, “The Stros” are the champions after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in World Series Game 7 on Nov. 1. This is not only a monumental moment for the Astros organization, but also for the Houston community. After H...

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