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Friday, January 20, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS falls at Chaffee

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent lost at Chaffee 35-32.

St. Vincent was down 8-7 after one, led 20-13 at the half and was up 29-23 after three. The Lady Indians were outscored 12-3 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

St. Vincent falls to 11-6 overall, but remains 2-0 in the conference.

They will host Crystal City in a make up game Tuesday.

Girls’ BB: SLHS tops Cape Central

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran beat Cape Central 70-40.

The Lady Crusaders play at Neelyville Monday at 6 p.m.

Girls’ BB: PHS falls to Hillsboro

PERRYVILLE -- Perryville lost to Hillsboro 59-29.

The Pirates play varsity and junior varsity games at Sikeston Monday beginning at 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS tops Jefferson in OT

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent downed Jefferson 59-56 in overtime.

The score was tied at 15 after one, St. Vincent trailed 30-25 at the half, 40-38 after three and the score was tied at 51 at the end of regulation. The Indians outscored Jefferson 8-5 in the overtime period for the final margin.

Lexie Anderson had 21 points and scored 11 of 13 in the third quarter.

Corin Carroll and Abby Buchheit each had 11 points. Buchheit had nine points on three three-point buckets.

Jackie Versemann was also in double figures with 10.

St. Vincent improves to 11-5 overall and 2-0 in the conference.

The Lady Indians play at Chaffee tonight.

LLL Dartball results and standings

PERRYVILLE – The latest LLL Dartball results and standings have been released.

Tuesday, January 18, 2017

Boys’ Basketball: SLHS tops Kennett

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran beat visiting Kennett 59-39.

The Crusaders play freshmen, junior varsity and varsity games at Notre Dame Friday beginning at 5 p.m.

Boys’ Basketball: SVHS scores two wins over Leopold

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent beat visiting Leopold twice last night.

The varsity won 79-47.

The Indians led 17-9 after one, 45-18 at the half and 63-32 after three. St. Vincent was outscored 15-12 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Trevor Lukefahr led the Indians with 15 points.

The 11-3 varsity plays Hillsboro Saturday night in the weather delayed Jefferson County Shoot Out.

The junior varsity Indians won a two quarter contest 25-19 to improve to 12-1.

Garrett Dobbelare led St. Vincent with eight points.

The JV will join the varsity in hosting Ste. Genevieve Monday night.

Monday, January 17, 2017

Boys’ BB: SLHS wins CIT, PHS wins consolation

CHESTER, Illinois -- Saxony Lutheran won its third Chester Invitational Tournament Championship last night with a 51-34 win over the host Chester Yellow Jackets. It was Saxony's first CIT Championship since 2009.

Perryville won the consolation championship with an 84-55 rout of Cobden.

Two players each from Saxony and Perryville were named to the all tournament team.

William Rogers - Saxony Lutheran (MVP)

Corie Williams - Saxony Lutheran

Zach Cissell - Perryville

Josh Robinson - Perryville

Saxony Lutheran improves to 15-1 on the season and hosts Kennett tonight at 6.

Perryville improves to 10-5 on the season and plays Grandview Saturday at Jefferson College in the JCAA Shoot Out.

Girls’ BB: PHS defeats Valle 49-47

PERRYVILLE -- Perryville beat visiting Valle 49-47.

The Lady Pirates play at Hillsboro Thursday at 6 p.m.

Girls’ BB: SLHS tops Oran

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran beat Oran 78-49.

The Crusaders play at Cape Central Thursday at 6 p.m.

Friday, January 13, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS tops Grandview

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent topped Grandview 36-28.

The Lady Indians led 8-5 after one, the score was tied at 12 at the half and 25-19 after three. St. Vincent outscored Grandview 11-9 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Jackie Versemann led the scoring with 12 points, Abbie Buchheit had 11 and Corin Carroll had 10.

The Lady Indians improved to 10-5 on the season and will next play at Jefferson Wednesday.

Tonight's game with Crystal City was cancelled.

Boys’ BB: CIT postponed until Monday

CHESTER – Saxony Lutheran and Perryville will have more time to prepare for their next games in the Chester Invitational Tournament.

Saturday's championship round of the Chester Invitational Tournament has been postponed because of the pending winter weather and road conditions.

The games have been rescheduled for Monday and will be played at two locations in Chester.

The seventh place game and the consolation final will both be played at Chester Grade School on Opdyke Street. The 7th place game at 5 p.m. followed by the consolation final at 6:30 p.m.

The third place game and championship will be played at Chester High School.

Third place game tips at 5 p.m. followed by the championship game around 6:30 p.m.

Saxony Lutheran beat Valmeyer 70-43 and Perryville defeated Shawnee 86-21 in the Chester Invitational Tournament.

Saxony Lutheran plays for the tournament championship Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Perryville plays for fifth place Monday at 6:30 p.m.

Boys’ BB: SVHS games with Oran cancelled

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent was scheduled to play Oran today, but that game has been cancelled.

The Indians next play Leopold at home Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Boys’ BB: SLHS, PHS advance in CIT

CHESTER -- Saxony Lutheran beat Valmeyer 70-43 and Perryville defeated Shawnee 86-21 in the Chester Invitational Tournament continues.

Saxony Lutheran plays for the tournament championship Saturday at 7 p.m.

Perryville plays for fifth place Saturday at 4 p.m.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS falls to SLHS

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent fell to visiting Saxony Lutheran 55-21.

St. Vincent trailed 27-2 after one, 34-8 at the half and 50-17 after three. The Lady Indians were outscored 5-4 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Saxony was led by freshman Emma Brune who had 13 points. Masyn McWilliam had 11. Courtney Kester and Addie Beussink each had 10 points.

St. Vincent was led by Jackie Versemann with seven points.

The Lady Indians fall to 9-5 on the season and will host Grandview Thursday night for their conference opener.

The Lady Crusaders play at Woodland Thursday.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Boys’ BB: SVHS scores wins at Oak Ridge

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent won twice at Oak Ridge.

The varsity won 57-56 to improve to 10-3 on the season.

St. Vincent led 13-10 after the first quarter, 30-25 at the half and 39-37 after three. The Indians were outscored 19-18 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Evan Clifton led St. Vincent with 18 points. Tyler Moonier had 12 and Trevor Lukefahr had 10.

The junior varsity won 42-34 to improve to 11-1 on the season.

Colby Hager led the JV Indians with 12 points. Garrett Dobbelare had 11 and Isaac Ernst had 10.

Both teams will be back in action Friday at home against Oran.

Boys’ BB: Perryville upset at Chester Tournament

CHESTER -- Perryville lost to Valmeyer 60-57 and Saxony Lutheran downed Shawnee 90-14 in the Chester Invitational Tournament.

Saxony Lutheran will play Valmeyer Wednesday at 7:30 and Perryville will play Shawnee Wednesday at 6 p.m. as the tournament continues.

Monday, January 9, 2017

Boys’ BB: PHS, SVHS split their games Saturday

PERRYVILLE -- Perryville and St. Vincent split their games at the Perry Park Center Saturday.

The Pirates won the varsity contest 68-36.

The Indians won the junior varsity game 41-40.

Perryville plays Valmeyer tonight at 7:30 in the Chester Invitational Tournament.

St. Vincent plays at Oak Ridge tonight at 6.

Girls’ BB: SVHS, PHS split their games Saturday

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent and Perryville split their games at the Perry Park Center Saturday.

The Lady Indians won the varsity game 40-23.

The Lady Pirates won the junior varsity game 45-14.

Perryville hosts Valle Monday, January 16.

St. Vincent hosts Saxony Lutheran Tuesday at 6 p.m.

LLL Dartball results

PERRYVILLE – The latest results and standings of the LLL Dartball League have been released.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS places third in Delta Tournament

PERRYVILLE -- Second seed St. Vincent came in third last night in the Delta Tournament.

The Lady Indians defeated Puxico 56-44.

St. Vincent led 15-8 after one, 31-16 at the half and 41-28 after three. The Lady Indians were outscored 16-15 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Corin Carroll had 19 points, including five three-pointers. Katie Schnurbusch and Jenna Winkler each had 11 points.

The 8-4 Lady Indians will play Perryville in junior varsity and varsity games Saturday at the Perry Park Center.

The varsity game at 4:50 will be broadcast live on AM 980 KSGM.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Girls’ BB: SVHS falls to Oran at Delta Tourney

PERRYVILLE -- Second seed St. Vincent lost to top seeded Oran 65-33 in the Delta Tournament.

The Lady Indians trailed 15-6 after one, were down 41-18 at the half and 58-26 after three. Each team scored seven points in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

St. Vincent will play Puxico for third place tonight at 6, weather and road conditions permitting and that caveat will apply to all scheduled games tonight.

Cardinals Caravan to visit Cape, Carbondale

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals announced the schedule for the team’s 2017 Cardinals Caravan, presented by Missouri Farm Bureau Insurance and this year stops are planned in nearby Cape Girardeau and Carbondale.

Altogether, more than 35 current and former players will embark on the 21-city journey throughout Cardinals Nation from January 13-16.

A combination of current players, future stars and former Redbirds will travel on each caravan emceed by a current team broadcaster. Current players scheduled to attend include Stephen Piscotty, Aledmys Diaz, Randal Grichuk and Kolten Wong. Top prospects Alex Reyes, Luke Weaver, Carson Kelly and Harrison Bader are slated to appear along with Cardinals alumni Kyle McClellan, Jason Simontacchi, Kerry Robinson and Brad Thompson. Broadcasters Dan McLaughlin, John Rooney, Ricky Horton, Mike Claiborne, Tom Ackerman and Chris Hrabe will serve as emcees. Fredbird will also make an appearance at several caravan stops.

As in previous years, the Cardinals will be implementing an autograph ticket system at each stop. The first 400 kids, ages 15 and under, through the door on the day of the event will receive a free autograph ticket which guarantees one autograph from each current and former player. Due to high demand, autographs will only be available for fans 15 and under.

Additionally, as a new component to the 2017 Caravan, the Cardinals will fight local hunger. At select Caravan stops, fans can bring a nonperishable food donation to help those in need. Donations will be collected at all eight Missouri stops, in addition to the Quincy, Ill. and Dyersburg, Tenn. stops.

The full schedule for the 2017 Cardinals Caravan (#CardsCaravan), including destinations, times and participating players, can be found at cardinals.com/caravan.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Boys’ BB: SVHS tops Jefferson, twice

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent beat Jefferson twice last night.

The varsity won 60-47.

The Indians led 25-11 after one, 33-31 at the half and 45-37 after three.

St. Vincent outscored Jefferson 15-8 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

The Indians had three in double figures: Evan Clifton had 18, Trevor Lukefahr and Luke Wibbenmeyer each had 11.

The St. Vincent varsity improves to 8-2 on the season, 1-0 in the conference and will play at Crystal City Friday.

The Indians JV won 56-39.

Isaac Ernst had 14 and Garrett Dobbelare 11 for the junior varsity.

The JV improves to 8-1 on the season and will join the varsity at Crystal City Friday night.

Boys’ BB: SLHS tops Twin Rivers

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran beat visiting Twin Rivers 62-49.

The Crusaders play freshmen, junior varsity and varsity games at St. Pius tonight.

Boys’ BB: PHS vs SVHS Sat at the Perry Park Center

PARK HILLS -- Perryville hosts St. Vincent at the Perry Park Center for varsity and junior varsity games. Saturday at 3:30 p.m. The varsity game will be broadcast live on AM 980 KSGM beginning around 4:50 p.m.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Boys’ BB: SVHS tops Bismarck

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent topped Bismarck 89-76.

St. Vincent led 20-19 after one, 39-34 at the half and 63-56 after three. St. Vincent outscored Bismarck 26-20 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

The Indians had three players in double figures: Evan Clifton led with 25, Trevor Lukefahr had 18 and Tyler Moonier had 13.

With the win, St. Vincent improves to 7-2 on the season and will play at Jefferson tonight.

The Indians junior varsity also beat Bismarck last night. Their score was 59-37.

Colby Hager was the only JV Indian in double figures with 22.

The 7-1 junior varsity will play Jefferson tonight.

Girls’ BB: SVHS, SLHS advance in Delta Tourney

PERRYVILLE -- Second seed St. Vincent topped fifth seed Scott County Central 54-33 in the Delta Tournament.

The Lady Indians led 12-10 after one, 25-20 at the half and 37-28 after three. St. Vincent outscored Scott County 17-5 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Two Lady Indians were in double figures: Jackie Verseman had 13 and Katie Schnurbusch had 11.

St. Vincent improves to 7-3 on the season and will play the tournament's No. 1 seed, Oran, Wednesday night.

Saxony Lutheran is also playing in the Delta Tournament.

The Lady Crusaders beat Woodland 78-25.

Saxony was up 10-1 after one, 35-7 at the half and 49-18 after three. The Lady Crusaders outscored Scott County 20-7 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Saxony had three players in double figures. Addie Beussink, Gracie Price and Callie Brown each scored 14 points.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Boys’ BB: SLHS takes second at Carbondale Tourney

CARBONDALE -- Saxony Lutheran had to settle for second place in the Carbondale Holiday Tournament.

The Crusaders fell to Class 2A Memphis Ridgeway 60-58 yesterday.

Earlier Saxony won the Class 1A division with a 50-48 win over Murphysboro.

The Crusaders will be back in action Tuesday when they host Twin Rivers.

Boys’ BB: PHS tops West Co. in Park Hills Tourney

PARK HILLS -- Perryville beat West County 69-67 in the Park Hills Tournament.

The 7-3 Pirates will play North County at 1:30 today for fifth place.

Boys’ BB: SVHS tops Valle to win Valle Tourney

STE. GENEVIEVE -- St. Vincent beat Valle 77-71 to win the Valle Tournament.

St. Vincent trailed Valle 17-11 after one and the Indians were down 38-32 at the half, but bounced back in the third to lead 52-46 after three. The Indians and Warriors each scored 25 points in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Evan Clifton led St. Vincent with 21 points. Trevor Lukefahr had 17 and Luke Wibbenmeyer had 16.

The 6-2 Indians play at Bismarck Monday at 6 p.m.

Girls’ BB: PHS tops Valle to win West Co. Tourney

WEST COUNTY -- Perryville beat Valle 54-47 to win the West County Christmas Tournament yesterday.

The Pirates host De Soto for junior varsity and varsity games Thursday at 5 p.m.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Boys’ BB: PHS falls to Farmington at Park Hills

PARK HILLS -- Perryville lost to Farmington 75-66 Wednesday in the Park Hills Tournament.

The Pirates fall to 6-3 on the season and will play West County in a semifinal round game for fifth place.

West County lost to Park Hills 65-47.

Boys’ BB: SVHS tops Zalma at Valle Tourney

STE. GENEVIEVE -- St. Vincent beat Zalma 70-52 in the Valle Tournament.

St. Vincent and Zalma were tied at 21 after one, the Indians led 38-33 at the half and 58-39 after three. Zalma outscored St. Vincent 13-12 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

The Indians had three players in double figures: Luke Wibbenmeyer had 16, Evan Clifton had 14 and Matt Rellergert had 12.

St. Vincent and Valle will meet in the tournament championship game at 7:30 tonight.

Boys’ BB: SLHS advances in Carbondale Tourney

CARBONDALE -- Saxony Lutheran advanced to the championship semifinals of the 53rd annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament with a 67-64 win over Memphis U-High.

The Crusaders meet Murphysboro in a championship semifinal today at 1:30 at the SIU Arena.


Girls’ BB: PHS falls to West County

WEST COUNTY -- Perryville lost to West County 64-36 in the West County Christmas Tournament yesterday.

The Pirates play Valle for third place at 2 p.m. today.

Ambush hosts Comets in New Year’s Eve matinee

ST. CHARLES -- Soccer fans can close out the year with the St. Louis Ambush on New Year’s Eve, this Saturday, December 31 at 1:05 p.m. at the Family Arena, when the cross-state and Central Division rival Kansas City Comets come to town for the first time this season.

The Ambush and Comets have met once thus far this season, with the Comets prevailing 8-3 in the November 13 season opener at the Silverstein Eye Centers Arena in Independence. The Comets produced a varied offensive attack in that contest, with eight different players, including goalkeeper Stephen Paterson, finding the back of the net.

Before they visit the Family Arena for Saturday’s matinee match, the Comets journey to Florida on Friday night to square off with the Florida Tropics. The Comets currently have a 5-3 record, so they will be either 5-4 or 6-3 when Saturday’s match kicks off. The Ambush are looking to improve on their 1-7 record.

Kansas City is led by dangerous forward Leo Gibson. Gibson is tied for fifth in the MASL in points (22), second in assists (13), sixth in average points per game (2.75) and second in game-winning goals (3). Comets goalkeeper Stephen Paterson ranks third in the league in goals against average (3.91), third in save percentage (.754), and is tied for third in wins with five. Paterson has also posted one of the only two shutouts in the league thus far this season.

The Ambush scoring leaders are Corey Adamson, Stefan St. Louis and Richard Schmermund (five goals each). The point leaders are Schmermund and St. Louis (seven each) and the leader in assists is Kentaro Takada with five.

Saturday’s contest also marks the return to St. Louis of Odaine Sinclair, who played the last three seasons with the Ambush and won the 2013-14 MISL Rookie of the Year honor. Sinclair tallied 36 goals and 38 assists in three seasons with the Ambush. He has two goals and one assist in eight games played thus far this season with the Comets. Sinclair signed with the Comets prior to the start of the current season.

Following Saturday’s game, the Ambush play three consecutive road games. They travel to Milwaukee on Saturday, January 7 when they battle the Wave at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena at 1:05 p.m. The next weekend, the Ambush head south to Florida for two games against the Tropics, on Friday, January 13 at 6:35 p.m. and on Sunday, January 15 at 4:35 p.m. Fans can catch all Ambush games this season live on the MASLtv YouTube channel. The Ambush return home to the Family Arena when they host the Harrisburg Heat on Friday, January 20 at 7:35 p.m.

Single game and group tickets are available for all remaining home games. For more information, call the Ambush office at 636-477-6363. Keep up to date with Ambush news by visiting the official website, stlambush.com, the team’s Facebook page and on Twitter and Instagram.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Boys BB: PHS tops SGHS at Park Hills Tourney

PARK HILLS -- Seventh seed Perryville downed 10th seed Ste. Genevieve 60-55 in the Park Hills Tournament.

Perryville will play the No. 2 seed Farmington at 7 tonight.

Farmington was a 70-31 winner over Viburnum yesterday.

Ste. Genevieve plays Viburnum at 10 a.m. today in a loser’s bracket game.

In other Park Hills tournament games yesterday:

Festus 71, Fredericktown 50

South Iron 53, Crystal City 47

Park Hills 64, Herculaneum 30

West County 88, Arcadia Valley 73

Boys’ BB: SVHS tops St. Paul at Valle Tourney

STE. GENEVIEVE -- Top seeded St. Vincent beat eighth seed St. Paul Lutheran 68-34 in the Valle Tournament.

St. Vincent led 17-4 after one, 38-11 at the half and 62-24 after three. The Indians were outscored 10-6 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

Matt Rellergert led St. Vincent with 18 points.

St. Vincent will play fifth seed Zalma at 6 tonight.

Boys’ BB: SLHS advances in Carbondale Tourney

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran opened play Tuesday in the 53rd annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament.

The Crusaders defeated Meridian 64-45 in the tournament's first game at the SIU Arena in Carbondale.

The Crusaders play today at 4 p.m. against Memphis University School.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Boys’ BB: SLHS opens Carbondale Tourney with win

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran opened play today in the 53rd annual Carbondale Holiday Tournament.

The Crusaders defeated Meridian in the tournament's first game this morning at the SIU Arena in Carbondale.

The Crusaders play tomorrow at 4 p.m. against either Memphis University School or Collins High School of Chicago.

The St. Vincent junior varsity will play Monday, January 2nd at Bismarck.

Dartball results, standings posted

PERRYVILLE – The LLL Dartball results and standings have been released.

Friday, December 23, 2016

Girls’ BB: SLHS falls to Jackson

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran lost to visiting Jackson 54-34.

The Lady Crusaders next play in the Delta New Year's Tournament which begins on Monday, January 2nd.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Boys’ BB: SLHS tops Park Hills

JACKSON -- Saxony Lutheran beat Park Hills 65-52.

The Crusaders next play Tuesday in the Carbondale Christmas Tournament.

Boys’ BB: PHS beats De Soto

PERRYVILLE -- Perryville beat De Soto 73-61 to improve to 5-2 on the season.

The junior varsity and freshmen Pirates also won.

Perryville is off until Tuesday when they play Ste. Genevieve in the Park Hills Tournament.

Girls’ BB: SVHS tops Valle twice

PERRYVILLE -- St. Vincent topped Valle twice last night.

The varsity Lady Indians won 59-40.

St. Vincent led 10-6 after one, 26-19 at the half and 48-28 after three. The Lady Warriors outscored the Lady Indians 12-11 in the fourth quarter for the final margin.

St. Vincent had two players in double figures: Jenna Winkler had 15 and Abby Buchheit had 14.

St. Vincent improves to 6-3.

St. Vincent won the junior varsity game 50-16.

The 6-3 varsity Lady Indians next play in the Delta Tournament which begins on January 2nd.

St. Vincent has the second seed and will play fifth seed Scott County Central.

Kinnison ends Blackburn College men's soccer season

CARLINVILLE, Illinois – Nate Kinnison, a senior from Perryville, played midfield for the Blackburn College men's soccer team for the 2016 season. Kinnison played in 17 games, started in 16, earned three goals, four assists, 10 points and took 33 shots.

Founded in 1837, Blackburn College is a four-year, Presbyterian-related, co-educational liberal arts college located in Carlinville, Illinois.

One of the seven work colleges in the U.S., Blackburn is the only one with a student-managed Work Program.

Blackburn was also ranked by US News as one of the Top 50 Midwest Colleges in 2016 and the No. 5 Best Value in Regional Colleges in the Midwest; and The Washington Monthly ranked the college as the best baccalaureate college in Illinois for 2016 and among the top 50 in the U.S.

Schmermund earns MASLTeam of the Week honor

ST. CHARLES -- St. Louis Ambush defender Richard Schmermund has been named to the Major Arena Soccer League’s Team of the Week for Week Eight of the 2016-17 regular season.

As a defender, Schmermund displayed great two-way ability, helping on both offense and defense in the team’s December 18 loss to Cedar Rapids. From the back line, Schmermund helped to keep Cedar Rapids forward Gordy Gurson without a goal for only the second time this season. He also added a goal and an assist to his team’s efforts.

The 2016-17 season is Schmermund’s fourth with the Ambush. He is a St. Louis area native who grew up in Ferguson. He played prep soccer at McCluer High School and club soccer for Scott Gallagher and Lou Fusz.

Schmermund’s collegiate career was spent at St. Louis Community College, where he was awarded First Team All Conference. Prior to joining the Ambush, Rich played professionally with the Illinois Piasa (PASL). Schmermund appeared in 14 games for the Ambush in 2013-14. He contributed five goals and 13 blocks. During the 2014-15 campaign, "the Schmerminator" registered seven goals and two blocks in 15 games played. Schmermund appeared in all 20 games last season (2015-16), tallying four goals, six assists and 11 blocks.

The Ambush return to action when they host the division and cross-state rival Kansas City Comets in a New Years’ Eve matinee Saturday, December 31 at 1:05 p.m. Single game and group tickets are available for all remaining home games.

For more information, call the Ambush office at 636-477-6363.

Keep up to date with Ambush news by visiting the official website, stlambush.com, the team’s Facebook page and on Twitter and Instagram.