• Girls Nearly Upset Top-Seeded Whitfield

    Girls Nearly Upset Top-Seeded Whitfield

    But season ends in semifinals of district tournament   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Imagine the story this would have been if Brentwood had held on to beat Whitfield in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 4 girls basketball tournament last Wednesday at Principia. A week earlier, when the eight coaches in the district had...

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  • Offense Falters, Boys Lose in First Round

    Offense Falters, Boys Lose in First Round

    Coaches say ‘fluctuating lineups’ were big challenge   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Basketball fans of Brentwood and John Burroughs high schools might have felt a twinge of déjà vu last Tuesday night as the boys’ teams warmed up to play each other. Like last year, it was the first round of the Class 3 District...

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  • Students Shine at Mark Twain Talent Show

    Students Shine at Mark Twain Talent Show

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  • Taylor to Receive Football Coaching Honor

    Taylor to Receive Football Coaching Honor

    Kadlec award goes to outstanding assistant coaches in St. Louis   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Jim Taylor, who was once told he was too small to even try out for his college football team, is about to receive a football award. The St. Louis chapter of the National Football Foundation just notified Taylor, a former […]

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  • Woman Attacked at Local Club Fitness

    Woman Attacked at Local Club Fitness

    She fights back; suspect arrested 2 days later at Brentwood McDonald’s   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net A man was arrested last week for attempting to sexually assault a woman at Club Fitness in Brentwood, according to a Feb. 25 article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Grant L. Deere, 39, of Hannibal, Mo., has been charged […]

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  • Let’s Get Physical: Girls Get Fight From JFK

    Let’s Get Physical: Girls Get Fight From JFK

    But Eagles advance to 2nd round of district tournament   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Caroline Snare was elbowed in the head and Abby Harper was poked in the eye. But the Brentwood High School girls basketball team survived its first test in the Class 3 District 4 tournament on Monday, beating John F. Kennedy 44-36....

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  • Brentwood Crime Report

    Brentwood Crime Report

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following took place from Jan. 5 to Feb. 15, 2015: Saturday, Feb. 14 A man, 21, was arrested for trespassing and peace disturbance after reportedly being intoxicated and yelling loudly and cursing at a business in the 1200 block of Strassner Dr. Wednesday, Feb. 11: A man, 18, was arrested for shoplifting two...

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  • Girls Nearly Upset Top-Seeded Whitfield

    Girls Nearly Upset Top-Seeded Whitfield

    But season ends in semifinals of district tournament   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Imagine the story this would have been if Brentwood had held on to beat Whitfield in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 4 girls basketball tournament last Wednesday at Principia. A week earlier, when the eight coaches in the district had...

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  • Offense Falters, Boys Lose in First Round

    Offense Falters, Boys Lose in First Round

    Coaches say ‘fluctuating lineups’ were big challenge   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Basketball fans of Brentwood and John Burroughs high schools might have felt a twinge of déjà vu last Tuesday night as the boys’ teams warmed up to play each other. Like last year, it was the first round of the Class 3 District...

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  • Students Shine at Mark Twain Talent Show

    Students Shine at Mark Twain Talent Show

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  • Taylor to Receive Football Coaching Honor

    Taylor to Receive Football Coaching Honor

    Kadlec award goes to outstanding assistant coaches in St. Louis   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Jim Taylor, who was once told he was too small to even try out for his college football team, is about to receive a football award. The St. Louis chapter of the National Football Foundation just notified Taylor, a former […]

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  • Woman Attacked at Local Club Fitness

    Woman Attacked at Local Club Fitness

    She fights back; suspect arrested 2 days later at Brentwood McDonald’s   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net A man was arrested last week for attempting to sexually assault a woman at Club Fitness in Brentwood, according to a Feb. 25 article in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Grant L. Deere, 39, of Hannibal, Mo., has been charged […]

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  • Let’s Get Physical: Girls Get Fight From JFK

    Let’s Get Physical: Girls Get Fight From JFK

    But Eagles advance to 2nd round of district tournament   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Caroline Snare was elbowed in the head and Abby Harper was poked in the eye. But the Brentwood High School girls basketball team survived its first test in the Class 3 District 4 tournament on Monday, beating John F. Kennedy 44-36....

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  • Brentwood Crime Report

    Brentwood Crime Report

    The Brentwood Police Department reported that the following took place from Jan. 5 to Feb. 15, 2015: Saturday, Feb. 14 A man, 21, was arrested for trespassing and peace disturbance after reportedly being intoxicated and yelling loudly and cursing at a business in the 1200 block of Strassner Dr. Wednesday, Feb. 11: A man, 18, was arrested for shoplifting two...

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  • Girls End Regular Season with 20-3 Record

    Girls End Regular Season with 20-3 Record

    District tournament starts Feb. 23 against JFK   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School girls basketball team tied a nice, shiny bow around its regular season on Tuesday and Wednesday. In the final two games, the Eagles routed Valley Park and Orchard Farm to push their record to 20-3 and their winning streak...

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  • Wrestlers Return With 2 Wins, No Medals

    Wrestlers Return With 2 Wins, No Medals

    9-2 decision keeps Patton out of semifinals   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Friday didn’t go much better than Thursday for the Brentwood High School wrestling team at the 85th MSHSAA Wrestling Championships in Columbia. Of the six Eagles who qualified for state, the two who survived Thursday’s early rounds were eliminated on Friday. Nobody advanced...

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  • Eagles Win Conference with 7-1 Record

    Eagles Win Conference with 7-1 Record

    They play Burroughs Tuesday in district playoffs   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net A couple of weeks ago, fans of the Brentwood High School boys basketball team probably wondered if the Eagles could win despite the recent loss of their No. 2 and No. 3 scorers, seniors Torrie Robinson and Jon Duffe-Holmes. That has since been...

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