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The Gateway Scholars Classic was an all-day football extravaganza that produced a huge crowd at Clyde C. Jordan Stadium in East St. Louis. As usual, the Classic produced some tremendous individual performances. Here are some of the highlight performers from last Saturday’s games:

With the announcement that St. Louis will soon be home to an expansion team in the MLS, a raging debate has emerged among St. Louis sports fans. Is St. Louis a baseball town or a soccer town? Let’s not forget the St. Louis Blues drew an estimated 500k fans to celebrate the team’s first Stanl…

If last Saturday night’s football display by East St. Louis against Illinois Class 7A No. 2 Batavia is any indication of what’s in store for football fans against Trinity Catholic this weekend, the new artificial turf at Clyde C. Jordan Memorial Stadium just might need repairs after the game. 

Mizzou has been relatively blessed in recent years at the quarterback position. Brad Smith, Chase Daniel, Blaine Gabbert and Drew Lock have all vaulted from signal-caller in Columbia to NFL rosters. High draft picks Lock and Gabbert went the traditional route. Smith was selected as a WR/KR. …

On Aug. 7, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and social justice warrior Colin Kaepernick posted a video to Twitter. The opening frame was a blacked out screen with a white scoreboard that read “Denied Work for 889 Days.” The video went on to show Kaepernick hitting the weight room for a…

Former Cahokia High track and field star Ja’Mari Ward added to his tremendous resume last weekend by winning the national championship in the long jump at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.