Friday, May 17, 2013
Vianney defeated Westminster Christian Academy for the Class 3 championship Friday night.
St. John Vianney High School is a state champion in volleyball for the 17th time, defeating Westminster Christian Academy for the Class 3 title Friday night. The Vianney Griffins won the championship in two sets, played at Maryville University. Westminster lost the first set 27-25, and the second 25-20, according to the school's Twitter feed. Vianney wrapped up the season with a 25-7 record, bidding a grand farewell with a state win to seniors Nick Allen, Brenden Keller, Sam Reynolds and Josh Thum. What do you think? Did you follow the Griffins' season this year? Wish the team congratulations in the comments.
Congrats to the class of 2013! Are you celebrating a graduate this year?
Seniors at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, Kirkwood High School, Vianney High School and Ursuline Academy are saying good-bye to their now-alma mater and graduating this weekend. SHARE your graduation photos and videos with Patch! Just upload them to this post. The Class of 2013 commencement ceremonies are: Patch sends congratulations to all graduates! What do you think? Do you have a graduate this year? Any other special festivities surrounding area commencements? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The Griffins prepare to square off against Parkway Central tonight in the State Semifinals.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The junior at Vianney shares the state championship after a two-day tournament in Springfield.
Vianney High School junior Matt Mueller teed off in the golf Class 4 state championship Monday to conclude the tournament as a co-champion Tuesday. Mueller shares the title with Rockhurst's Patrick Byrne, tying with 146 over the two-round tournament at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield, Mo., according to Vianney's website. See other state results at the Missouri High School Athletic Association's website. READ MORE ABOUT VIANNEY ON KIRKWOOD PATCH: Join Kirkwood Patch for more community news or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Friday, May 3, 2013
In what's become a school tradition, this week's Tour De Lindbergh attracted the attention of motorists and a news helicopter.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
St. Louis' College Hunks Hauling Junk franchise will be on an episode of TLC's Hoarding: Buried Alive.
A Vianney graduate will be getting an hour in the national spotlight Wednesday. Workers at the St. Louis franchise of College Hunks Hauling Junk and College Hunks Moving were recruited to participate in the filming of the TLC program Hoarding: Buried Alive. That includes Andy Bader, the firm's Manager of Junk Operations, who worked as part of the episode. Local franchise owner Kim Bussard told Patch the program has a history of working with other 'College Hunks' franchises in other cities. Her team was called in to assist with twin sisters in Percy, IL, who were told to clean up their home or face having it condemned. The episode was shot in November and filming finished last month. “It was a tough job. It took seven of our guys working …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
"Unforeseen issues" with the electricity caused the high school to cancel classes April 11.
Vianney High School in Kirkwood will not have classes Thursday, April 11. The school shared on Twitter Wednesday after 9 p.m. that "due to unforeseen issues with the campus electrical system," classes would be cancelled. Check in at Vianney's website for updates.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The school will not retain Mike Diffley for the 2013-2014 season.
Mike Diffley will not return to Vianney High School as the head football coach for the 2013-2014 season, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Vianney will begin its new search for a replacement Friday, according to the Post. Vianney Athletic Director Terry Cochran and principal Tim Dilg will select the new coach. Diffley served as head coach of the Vianney football team for two seasons. To learn more, visit stltoday.com. Other Vianney Football News:
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Griffins third baseman Matt Brown and catcher Jack Klages will be playing college baseball next year in the SEC.
Two Vianney baseball players will take their talents to the SEC next spring where they will cotinue their atheltic careers in college. Griffins third baseman Matt Brown and catcher Jack Klages signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday morning in the Leadership Center at St. John Vianney High School. Brown, a four-year varsity starter who spent his first year at CBC as the third baseman for the school's state championship team, signed with the University of Arkansas. Klages, a three-year varsity starter, signed with the University of Missouri. Want to share high school athletic news with neighbors? Post an Accomplishment Announcement. Got high school sports photos sitting on your desktop or camera? Upload them to our Pics&Clips gallery. …
Saturday, November 3, 2012
The St. Louis football star quietly told the University of Missouri that he would become a Tiger in 2014. Vianney Coach Mike Diffley talks about what makes Smith such an attractive player.
The University of Missouri football program has been eyeing Vianney High School Junior Markel Smith for some time. After attending a camp this summer at the University of Missouri, the football program's coaching staff made him an offer. Smith told them he wouldn't make a decision until the end of Vianney's 2012 season. After a season-ending loss Wednesday to the Jackson High School Indians, Smith made good on his word, notifying Mizzou Thursday night that he would become a Tiger in 2014. Smith has been a powerhouse for the Griffins and a standout in the St. Louis high school football scene. Before going into Vianney's final game, Smith led the St. Louis area with 2,342 yards rushing through 10 games, had scored 29 touchdowns and was …