• MRH Knocks Boys Out of District Playoffs

    MRH Knocks Boys Out of District Playoffs

    Eagles mount comeback but Butters fouls out on charging call   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net It would have made a great story: The Brentwood High School boys basketball team ends six years of losing to Maplewood-Richmond Heights by defeating them in the district playoffs. And they do it like they did it in 2010, by […]

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  • Eagles Finish League Schedule a Perfect 8-0

    Eagles Finish League Schedule a Perfect 8-0

    They face MRH in district playoffs on Feb. 22   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School boys basketball team completed the regular season undefeated in the conference with a six-point victory over Hancock on Feb. 17. The Eagles had already clinched winning the title outright the night before, against Valley Park, but they’d […]

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  • Boys Make It 4 Conference Titles in a Row

    Boys Make It 4 Conference Titles in a Row

    They clinch it with 1-point win at Valley Park   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net For the first time in at least 35 years, the Brentwood High School boys basketball team has won four conference championships in a row. The Eagles won a thriller Monday night in Valley Park, outlasting the Hawks 49-48 to clinch sole […]

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  • .500 Remains Elusive but Boys Lead League

    .500 Remains Elusive but Boys Lead League

    Eagles stay step ahead of Valley Park in South Central   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School boys basketball team stayed unbeaten in its league with a lopsided victory over Crossroads last week. The Eagles are 4-0 in the South Central AA Conference with four league games remaining. So far they’ve beaten second-place […]

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  • Eagles Atop League After Upsetting Hawks

    Eagles Atop League After Upsetting Hawks

    Menne’s rebounding, Sappington’s shooting lead the way   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School boys basketball team, who earlier this season lost seven of eight games, is in first place in its conference. The Eagles are 6-9 overall but have won the important ones. Last week they destroyed Bayless by 21 points and […]

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  • Shot at Buzzer Keeps MRH Streak Alive

    Shot at Buzzer Keeps MRH Streak Alive

    Boys basketball Eagles haven’t beaten Blue Devils since 2010   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Everybody who has followed Brentwood High School boys basketball for at least a few years probably had the same thought last week as the Eagles prepared for their Jan. 21 game at Maplewood-Richmond Heights. We were thinking, “This could be the […]

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  • Boys Rout Crossroads in First League Test

    Boys Rout Crossroads in First League Test

    But loss to St. Pius drops Eagles to 4-7   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School boys basketball team finally faced an opponent that is struggling. The Eagles had lost five games in a row, four to teams with winning records, when they tipped off Jan. 12 against Crossroads, 1-7. Ninety minutes later, […]

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  • Eagles Lose 5th Straight Despite Jones’s 31

    Eagles Lose 5th Straight Despite Jones’s 31

    Tough schedule starts to lighten up this week   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The schedule will finally start easing up for the Brentwood High School boys basketball team. Last week the Eagles lost their fifth game in a row, to Lift for Life, to slip to 3-6 on the season. Four of the five losses […]

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  • Hoops, Wrestling Start Back Up This Week

    Hoops, Wrestling Start Back Up This Week

    By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net Brentwood High School wrestlers and basketball players are putting their game faces back on this week after enjoying a holiday break. The wrestling team, 7-1 in nontournament meets, last competed 19 days ago. It will face off against Chaminade and Burroughs in a tri meet at Burroughs starting at 4:30 p.m. Jan. […]

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  • Big Schools Outclass Brentwood at MICDS

    Big Schools Outclass Brentwood at MICDS

    Butters scores 30; freshmen lead in 2 games   By Steve Bowman Editor, The Brentwood Spirit Email: bowmansj@sbcglobal.net The Brentwood High School boys basketball team got its annual taste of big schools at the MICDS Holiday Invitational and came away limping, but perhaps improved. The Eagles, once again the smallest of the 16 teams at the tournament, went 0-3 there, […]

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