Thursday, September 6, 2012
Stop by today until 11 p.m. for a chance to win free tickets and field passes.
Blueberry Hill continues to count down to its 40th anniversary with events and prizes for patrons. Come to Blueberry Hill today between 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and drop your name and phone number in their spinning brass prize cylinder for your chance to win four free tickets and field passes to the St. Louis Rams home opener Sunday, Sept. 16, as part of the 40 day countdown to Blueberry Hill’s 40th Anniversary bash Sept. 8. The winner will be notified on Blueberry Hill’s Facebook page and via telephone Friday, Sept. 7. In August, Blueberry Hill patrons got the chance to win St. Louis Blues tickets.
Thursday, May 17, 2012
The St. Louis Rams have outlined a renovation plan for the Edward Jones Dome that is estimated to cost $700 million.
The Rams want us to buy them a new house. Just fixing up its current home—the Edward Jones Dome—won't do. Instead, the St. Louis football franchise expects an extreme makeover, to the tune of $700 million, as it is estimated by a company hired by the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission (CVC) to analyze the team's counter proposal to a the CVC's own plan to upgrade the Edward Jones Dome with a $124 million facelift. If someone doesn't cough up the $700 mil to redo the Dome, it is feared the team will take its football and go home to Los Angeles, where it came from before it was the St. Louis franchise. All of this wrangling was set in motion in 1995 when the team negotiated a 30-year lease with the CVC. It was stipulated that the …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The team has the sixth overall pick in the first round of the NFL Draft.
The St. Louis Rams already have made one of the biggest draft-related moves of the offseason, trading the second overall selection in this year's draft to the Washington Redskins, who are widely expected to take Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III after the Indianapolis Colts pick Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck. Round 1 will be held Thursday evening, rounds 2-3 on Friday night and the remainder of the draft will take place Saturday. The Rams are holding an official draft night party Thursday at Dave & Busters in Maryland Heights, featuring appearances by players and cheerleaders and the team's Mascot, Rampage. At the moment, the Rams have the sixth pick, and have needs at a variety of positions, including wide receiver, cornerback, …
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Students and their families gathered with the St. Louis Rams mascot for an open house at Maplewood's Giant Steps school.
Fred Taylor stood snapping photos while his 13-year-old son Logan painted a colorful circlular design at a creative arts station at one end of the new playground at Giant Steps, a school for students on the autism spectrum. The playground was funded and built by the St. Louis Rams football team as part of an annual community outreach program. The team was represented at the playground opening by its costumed mascot, Rampage. (See related on Patch: St. Louis Rams Build Playground in Maplewood) Logan, who has been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, will be starting his third year at Giant Steps tomorrow morning. "If this place didn't exist," Taylor started to say, pausing for a moment to compose himself before continuing. "It's the only …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
For the third straight year, the St. Louis Rams build a playground for an area school.
For the third straight year, the St. Louis Rams built a playground for an area school. This year the recipient was Giant Steps of St. Louis in Maplewood. “We’re excited to be able to offer this assistance to Giant Steps,” said Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo, who added that the plan was to prepare “the inside of the school so it’s ready for the students the first time they walk into the building this fall.” Not only did the Rams build a playground for the special education school and therapy center for children with autism, but also painted the rooms, created a mural inside and did some landscaping in front of the building at 7281 Sarah Street. The school has been at its temporary home in Maryland Heights for the past year and a half. With…
Monday, December 6, 2010
Jonathan Webb, a Webster University senior journalism student and MRH alumnus, will take over as head baseball coach this spring.
It was announced that Maplewood Richmond Heights High School alumnus Jonathan Webb will take over as head coach of the baseball team this spring. Webb graduated from the high school in 2007. He's currently a senior journalism student at Webster University, St. Louis Rams media relations intern and managing editor of the Webster University student newspaper, The Journal. Webb said he will resign from his position at The Journal at the end of the semester to clear the way for his new coaching post. "This job opened up at Maplewood and I had no choice but to jump on the opportunity," Webb said. "It's not every day you get the chance to coach your alma mater, so I had to jump all over that." Webb has been involved in MRH athletics ever since …