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Revving up the rivalry

Revving up the rivalry

Benji Wilton, sports editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Sports

“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


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

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...

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Which St. Louis Cardinals player are you?

Benji Wilton, features writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Quizzes, Sports

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. ...

Update: Jose Fernandez dies at age 24

Update: Jose Fernandez dies at age 24

Christian Heutel, sports editor

September 25, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Update: The autopsy results of former Miami Marlins pitcher, Jose Fernandez were released Oct. 29. The reports suggest there were high levels of alcohol in his system, as well as cocaine. Fernandez’s blood level was at 0.147 at the time of the crash, which is almost twice the legal limit. Both of...

Breaking down the Cardinals postseason

Breaking down the Cardinals postseason

Ryan Davidson, sports writer

October 10, 2014


Filed under Sports

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Tuesday, Oct.7 to clinch a spot in the NLCS. Later that night the San Francisco Giants secured their spot in the NLCS as they defeated the Washington Nationals in game four of their series, 3-2,. Unfortunately for St. Louis, the Redbirds...

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