Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Westminster Christian Academy has hired alumnus Doug Coleman as the new varsity boys basketball coach.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Westminster Christian Academy released the following details of the hiring in a news release. Westminster is excited to announce that Doug Coleman has been hired as the new varsity boys basketball coach. Coleman is a Westminster graduate and will assume the role having served as an assistant varsity and junior varsity coach for the past seven years at Westminster. Prior to his Westminster coaching days, Coleman was the head boys basketball coach at North County Christian School. While there, he helped guide the team to three consecutive state final appearances in the Missouri Christian Schools State Tournament. When Coleman played for Westminster in the late 90s, his team …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
One man was sentenced to prison, while a second man from West County is set for a plea hearing in coming weeks, in connection to the home burglary of St. Louis Rams Coach Rob Boras.
A High Ridge man has been sentenced for his involvement in a burglary at the Kirkwood home of Rob Boras, the St. Louis Rams tight ends coach. Meanwhile, a second man, Jeffrey Medcalf, of the 1100 block of Briarhurst in Manchester, is scheduled for a May 2 plea hearing. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) James Bright, of the 6200 block of Sunshine Drive, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison as part of a plea deal, according to an article on stltoday.com. The plea deal dismissed other cases pending against Bright. Bright, 25, and Jeffrey Medcalf, of the 1100 block of Briarhurst in West County, were charged in January with second-degree burglary and felony stealing in the Dec. 31 incident at the coach's …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Soldan coach returns home to take over the reins of the CBC Cadets basketball program.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Oh, my God, Justin Tatum was just named CBC’s next basketball coach. What shocking news. As if the whole world didn’t know this was wired and that all they had to do was can 17-year dedicated veteran coach Bobby McCormack and hire one of his disciples. The good Brothers at CBC did that and more. What a revelation. The win-at-all-cost agenda has landed at the school in Town and Country. The mentality of hiring and firing on the spot has now gone from the pros to college to the prep ranks. Win, brother or you are thrown out like the baby with the bathwater. This sucks. Bobby McCormack did so many good things for CBC. He built a dynamite summer camping program. He taught boys …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
After 17 years as CBC’s basketball coach, Bobby McCormack has reportedly been asked to resign, according to STLhighschoolsports.com.
According to STLhighschoolsports.com, three independent sources confirmed to the publication that CBC's basketball coach Bobby McCormack has been asked to resign after 17 years in that position. This news comes after Christian Brothers College High School President Mike England resigned suddenly in January after a reported 25 years with the school. STLhighschoolsports.com stated in its article that the information was confirmed late Tuesday, but McCormack had not returned the publication's request for a comment on the matter. The article also stated that CBC’s Director of Communications Rob Staggenborg had no official word on the news. "A source close to CBC said McCormack has been asked to resign and that it was unlikely he would be …
Monday, November 19, 2012
John Mohrmann will be honored this weekend for a decision in a game against Westminster Christian Academy last season which could have cost his team a shot at a state title.
(For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The St. Louis Priory varsity soccer program achieved perfection in the 2011, going 27-0 en route to a state title. But that's not why the team's coach will be honored Saturday night by the St. Louis Sports Commission's National Sportsmanship Awards. Instead it will be because of a decision John Mohrmann made that could have ended his team's season in district play against Westminster Christian Academy. The story was first reported by West Newsmagazine Here's how it was described by the St. Louis Sports Commission: (You can also watch video of the play in question here) Last November, soccer rivals Saint Louis Priory School and Westminster Christian Academy were locked in a battle …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Brent Woody was already sentenced for crossing state lines with a minor for purpose of having sex.
A former Parkway Central coach and substitute teacher who was already sentenced to 151 months in federal prison for transporting a minor across state lines to engage in sexual activity, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison after pleading guilty in St. Louis County Court to 15 counts of statutory rape. The sentence will be served concurrently with the federal prison term, according to the Office of State Court Adminstrator's website, Casenet. A guilty plea in the federal case came in October 2011. According to a letter previously sent out to parents from Parkway Central Principal Tim Gannon, Woody was an employee at the school at the time of the incident. The letter also states that Woody worked as Central High's ninth grade girls …
Monday, March 5, 2012
The former basketball coach was sentenced to more than 12 years in prison Monday for transporting a minor across state lines to engage in sexual activity. Read the federal indictment here which includes the alleged videotaping of sexual acts.
Brent Woody, 29, of Creve Coeur was sentenced to 151 months in prison Monday on charges of transporting a minor across state lines to engage in sexual activity, according to a U.S. Attorney’s Office news release. As previously reported by Patch, the former Parkway Central High School basketball coach pleaded guilty in October to one count of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Woody was arrested on Feb. 8, 2011, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. According to the federal indictment (which can be read in the PDF portion of this article), the crime was committed between January 2009 and July 2010. The indictment also alleges Woody videotaped the teen performing oral sex and having intercourse …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Last year, Brent Woody entered a guilty plea on a federal count of transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.
A former Parkway Central basketball coach who was set to be sentenced Thursday on a federal count of transporting a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity will now wait until February to learn his fate. Brent Woody issued a guilty plea in federal court back in October. Under federal sentencing guidelines, he could face 10 years to life in prison, and/or a fine of up to $250,000, as well as supervised release for life. Authorities say Woody had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student. He remains charged in St. Louis County Court with 15 counts of statutory rape. According to Casenet, his next scheduled court appearance there is set for January 27.
Friday, October 7, 2011
Brent Woody was a basketball coach at Parkway Central High School. Sentencing is scheduled for January.
The United States Attorney's Office announced Friday that Brent Woody, a former coach at Parkway Central High School, issued a guilty plea in federal court to a single count of transportation of a minor with intent to engage in criminal sexual activity. Sentencing is scheduled for January. Under federal sentencing guidelines, he could face 10 years to life in prison, and/or a fine of up to $250,000, as well as supervised release for life. Woody, 29, was first indicted by a federal grand jury in the case in January. He also faces 15 counts of statuory rape in St. Louis County Court. His attorney, Adam Fine, declined comment Friday afternoon.
Monday, May 2, 2011
Parkway South students and staff are mourning the loss of Mark Wade who died Saturday of an apparent heart attack.
UPDATED: 2:50 p.m., Tuesday, May 3 Monday, Parkway South High School students and staff are mourning the loss of Mark Wade who died Saturday of an apparent heart attack. Chip Allison, Parkway South's athletic director and Wade's close friend, said he found out about the death when he returned home Saturday evening from a girls track meet. Allison said he was stunned by the news. "You just can't believe it. There has to be a mistake. This guy walks the golf course all the time. He's in great shape," Allison said. Wade was just two weeks away from his 60th birthday. Allison said he and Wade both came to Parkway 30 years ago together, and he's known Wade even longer. In fact, Allison said Wade used to own an extermination business when they…