Friday, May 17, 2013
Ray Norris, an Arnold resident and owner of a Brentwood MMA studio, helped out with a commercial that will air on Good Morning America.
Ray Norris, of Arnold, has been practicing martial arts since he was 4. He’s now 41, and his work is about to hit national TV. Fat Chimp Studios, a St. Louis video production company, needed a fight scene for a video and asked Norris to choreograph. Norris owns Wise Warrior MMA (mixed martial arts) at 8514 Manchester Road. In return, Fat Chimp shot a commercial for Norris. The Fat Chimp commercial Norris helped with will air during Good Morning America May 23 between 7 and 7:30 a.m. Join Arnold Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter. Norris calls his program warrior training. It’s a customized circuit workout for anyone who walks in, from competitive MMA fighters to someone who just wants to lose weight. He can …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Danny Hughey and Garrett Halbach have signed to play soccer at Southwestern Illinois College.
Two Seckman High School athletes have signed to play sports in Illinois next year. Danny Hughey and Garrett Halbach signed letters of intent to play for the Southwestern Illinois College Blue Storm men's soccer team. Halbach is a 2012 graduate of Seckman, according to a news release from the college. Congrats to both athletes! See which area students have also signed on for college play:
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Collin Edwards has signed to play baseball at Wabash Valley College.
A Seckman High School senior has signed to play sports in Indiana next year. Collin Edwards has signed to play baseball at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Ind. Congrats, Collin!
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Several district students recently placed in the Fifth Annual Missouri National Archery in the Schools competition and will move on to national competition in May.
Fox students in Arnold and Fenton took home several honors following the Fifth Annual Missouri National Archery in the Schools (MoNASP) state tournament March 22 and 23 at the University of Central Missouri. The following students and teams will advance to the national tournament May 10-11 in Louisville, KY, according to a news release from the Missouri Department of Conservation. Team awards: Individual awards:
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Danny Hughey has signed to play soccer at Southwestern Illinois College, and Cody Tolliver has signed to play football at Lindenwood University at Belleville.
Two seniors at Seckman High School have signed to play sports at area colleges. Danny Hughey has signed to play soccer at Southwestern Illinois College, and Cody Tolliver has signed to play football at Lindenwood University at Belleville. Congrats to both athletes!
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Bench players for Seckman helped squash a late rally from Northwest, but they were able to do it off of the field, the St. Louis-Post Dispatch reports.
Brad Hagedorn, coach of the Seckman Jaguars baseball team, is crediting his bench players in a big win over Northwest on Tuesday. As Northwest fought to erase a deficit in the sixth inning, Seckman's bench players assisted centerfielder Thomas Estopare in a key moment, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. After catching a line drive, Estopare fired a throw to third base to pick off a Northwest player that left the bag too early, the newspaper reports. The bench had been shouting for Estopare to pick the runner off. The full game story, including stats and quotes, is available on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website. For more Seckman news on Arnold Patch, please see the following articles:
Join this 2-hour basketball skills clinic coached by the stars of the Harlem Globetrotters in Arnold this summer.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
The Arnold business offers a wide variety of fishing bait and also features an archery range in the basement for target practice.
At this time of the year, the weather is so variable, it's hard to work in a morning or afternoon of fishing. But when the weather does cooperate, Mike and Betty Ems, the owners of N&M Sporting Goods at 1524 Jeffco Blvd. in Arnold, are ready with live bait - crickets, shiners, goldfish, chicken livers, turkey livers, shrimp, nightcrawlers, red worms and crickets. Mike was unloading several shipments of live crickets when Patch visited last week. N&M also sells, buys and trades a wide variety of firearms, as well as hunting bows and arrows. In fact, Mike Ems said many people don't realize his shop has an indoor archery range in the basement of the business so archers can hone their skills. The business also sells ammunition, but it is in …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Open to all active seniors in the community, ages 50 and older.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Saturday, March 9
Information was provided by the public relations staff of the Jewish Community Center. The St. Louis Senior Olympics, the regional competition for athletes aged 50 and older, is actively seeking applications for athletes to participate in more than 90 individual and team events over Memorial Day Weekend, May 23 – 28, 2013. From basketball to bocce; soccer, softball and shuffleboard; to tap dancing, tennis and track – the Senior Olympics engage more than 1,100 athletes and hundreds of volunteers at twelve different venues across the St. Louis area. The events are open to everyone. Athletes must be at least 50 years old, but there is no maximum age. To register or volunteer, view a complete list of events and venues, or to get more …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Zach Martin is headed to Marshall, MO, to play for Missouri Valley College.
A senior at Seckman High School will continue his football career in college next year. Zach Martin has signed his letter of intent to play for Missouri Valley College, said Brad Duncan, athletic director of Seckman, via email on Tuesday. Martin joins four other Seckman athletes who have signed with colleges so far. Martin, standing at 6-foot-2 and 230-pounds, played tight end and linebacker for the Seckman Jaguars last season. Missouri Valley College is a private, four-year liberal arts college in Marshall, MO. It's affiliated with the Presbyterian Church. The Jaguars went 2-8 during their 2012 campaign. For more school news on Arnold Patch, please see the following articles: