Thursday, October 4, 2012
The teams posed for a group photo before their game on Tuesday.
The Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights volleyball teams came together for one big group photo before their recent game at MRH. They made silly faces, but MRH senior, Mariah Medina, said it’s important. “I wanted to take a picture with them because we’re coming together for breast cancer,” she said. “Even though we’re rival teams, it’s awesome to have a picture together and really show support for breast cancer.” Spectators were charged to enter the game, with proceeds going to breast cancer research. See more photos of both teams at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook. Brentwood senior, Nora Durham, said they like to play up the rivalry, but they can get together together for a good cause. “It’s a fun time,” she said. “I’m excited to …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Two Maplewood Richmond Heights players are interviewed in the video.
MRH volleyball (7-6 on the season) defeated rival Brentwood (2-4) last Friday. Two volleyball players are interviewed in the school-produced video. They meet again at Maplewood on October 2. Also in Patch:
Saturday, September 15, 2012
It was MRH's first come-from-behind win of the year.
Maplewood Richmond Heights volleyball brought its crowd and best game to Brentwood on Friday, winning in two come-from-behind games. In the first game, the Blue Devils jumped to a 7-1 lead, then let the Eagles even it at 12. MRH was behind 20-16 before the 25-22 win in game one. It was Brentwood that had a 7-1 lead in game two. The score was 21-17 for the Eagles before MRH began its comeback. The game was tied at 23 and 24 before MRH won game two 26-24. “I’m very proud of my girls,” said head coach Cheryl Carmon. “It’s actually the first time we’ve come from behind to win. “Everybody fought hard on both sides, and we just got lucky and came out on top,” Carmon said. The match was Brentwood coach Whitney Ralph’s first Brentwood-MRH game. …
Thursday, September 6, 2012
The Eagles beat Jennings in two games at home.
Brentwood volleyball played its home opener on Wednesday, defeating Jennings 25-15, 25-15. Coach Whitney Ralph said it was a good win, especially after a tough loss to Affton on Tuesday. She said they lost in three games. See more game photos at Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook. (Like it!) "We were a lot better at communicating with each other, both in cheering, as well as calling balls," she said. "We’re also missing some girls, so we had some girls in new positions today, so that was interesting, but they handled it really well." The Eagles play next week at Bayless on Tuesday, at Clayton on Wednesday, then on Friday they host MRH for the first of two Brentwood-Maplewood Richmond Heights regular-season matches.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
The last points of game two are shown in this video shot from the Maplewood Richmond Heights stands.
Here, for inspiration for both Maplewood Richmond Heights and Brentwood volleyball, is a YouTube video of the last points of game two of the 2011 district final. Played at MRH, the video was shot from the upper seats of the stands, and uploaded by MaxTheLife on Oct 29. MRH won the game 23-25. MRH went on to win game three and the district championship, as reported in Maplewood-Brentwood Patch. The last minutes of game three, and the MRH win, resulted in not unexpected chaos. Read more about MRH and Brentwood volleyball from this year: See Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook albums:
Friday, August 17, 2012
They played in rival colleges in the same conference.
Brentwood Volleyball has two new coaches this year. Whitney Ralph is the varsity coach. She was the boys’ coach at Lafayette the past five years, and also coached girls club volleyball those same five years. Sarah Young is the JV coach, and said it’s her first time having a team to coach, but said she’s coached at done summer camps all her summers when she was in college. She also said she’s been around volleyball since she was four. Brentwood has a freshman team too. See more photos on Maplewood-Brentwood Facebook! (Like it!) Ralph and Young have known each other in volleyball circles for years. They played club volleyball together throughout high school, and were rivals in the same college conference. Ralph was at Central Methodist …
Monday, October 31, 2011
The girls volleyball team upset the No. 1-seeded Brentwood Eagles.
Archrivals Brentwood and Maplewood Richmond Heights played each other four times this season, with the Eagles winning three of those matchups in impressive fashion, and earning themselves the No. 1 seed in the Class 2 District 5 playoffs. But MRH showed those previous matchups didn’t matter, as the Devils won a heart-stopping championship game over the Eagles last Wednesday, 25-18, 23-25, 25-20. Mariah Russell had 10 kills and Brittney Poole had 16 assists, as the Devils avenged a loss to Brentwood in the 2010 district volleyball championship game. Over the weekend, the Devils faced Fatima (MO) in the sectional round. MRH lost that game and ended its season with a 16-16-3 record. Brentwood ended its year with a 20-10-2 mark, and finished …
Monday, October 24, 2011
The teams are the No. 1 and 2 seeds in the district.
The highly-anticipated girls volleyball district playoffs begin Monday, with games all over the state, including a sensational set of matchups in Missouri Class 2 District 5, which will be played at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School. The top seed is Brentwood, which has won three of its last four matches, including a thrilling 20-25, 25-22, 25-13 win over Bayless on Senior Day last Wednesday at Brentwood. The Eagles are 17-10 this year, and finished tied for second with Bayless in the South Central Athletic Association standings. Brentwood will play in the district tournament opener Monday evening at 4 p.m. against Northwest Transportation and Law Academy of St. Louis. Should the Eagles win, they would play the winner of Monday night…
Monday, October 17, 2011
A weekly look at what's going on with in local high school sports.
The district football playoffs and the final week of the girls volleyball regular season are the big news in local high school sports this week, as teams from all three Midtown-area high schools get ready for one of their biggest weeks of the season. In volleyball, the Brentwood Eagles earned the No. 1 seed for the Class 2 District 5 tournament, which will be held at Maplewood beginning next Monday, October 24. The Eagles will start out with a game against Northwest Academy at 4 p.m. that day. Should Brentwood win that match, they would play the winner of the Cardinal Ritter-Carnahan first-round match, in the tourney semifinals on Wednesday, October 26. Brentwood Football The Eagles were off last week, but will host Grandview on Friday …
Monday, October 10, 2011
This weekly roundup includes updates from each Brentwood sports team.
The Brentwood girls softball team lost in the first round of the district playoffs to Valley Park, and finished its season with a 6-8 record. The Eagles were led this year by seniors Alaina Youngstrom and Kate Nikodym, junior Haley Holtgrieve, and sophomores Allison Durham and Shawn Durham. The Brentwood boys soccer team had a rough week too. They lost three matches by a combined score of 17-1 to McCluer, Maplewood, and St. Pius X. With a record of 2-12, the Eagles will play three games this week, at home against Crossroads Prep on Tuesday, at Metro High on Wednesday, and at home against Clayton on Thursday. The Brentwood girls volleyball team had a good week. The Eagles won both their matches last week, avenging a loss to rival Maplewood …