Friday, April 5, 2013
High-end casualwear store to open in Colonial MarketPlace in Ladue & Clayton June 1.
Kate Duryea has June 1 circled in bright red on her calendar. That day, the first Saturday of the month, she will open the doors to Dimvaloo active living sportswear in the Colonial MarketPlace in Ladue. This is a dream come true for the former triple jumper from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Armed with a business degree, Duryea used to work in computer consulting. She’s always dreamed of owning her own business. And this one will be located right in the center of the action at the newly revised DESCO developed center. Dimvaloo has 130 stores in Australia and 10 in California and now one soon in Missouri. St. Louis is the first store to open in the Midwest. Dimvaloo has not reached New York yet. Patch caught up to Duryea for a Q & A…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
College football fanatics: Are you looking for TV listings for the BCS National Championship and other bowl games? Check out the list of games in December 2012 and January 2013, featuring plenty of players from the St. Louis area.
The University of Missouri may not be going to a postseason bowl game for the first time since 2004, but there are plenty of intriguing football bowl games on the schedule this year. We've got your complete list here, along with notes on teams featuring players who played their prep ball in and around the St. Louis area. If we've missed out on any of the local connections, tell us about it in the comment section. (All times CST.) BCS National Championship Game, Notre Dame vs. Alabama Jan. 7, 7:30 p.m., ESPN De Smet Jesuit's Andy Bauer, a junior offensive lineman, and one of the top prospects in the class of 2014, has been heavily recruited by the Crimson Tide. He was a guest of Alabama at the Iron Bowl game vs. Auburn last week. Rose Bowl …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Mizzou football coach Gary Pinkel defended Joe Paterno and called him a great man during his SEC media day availability. What do you think of his remarks?
Remarks that University of Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel made defending the now disgraced Penn State football coach Joe Paterno have at least one Missouri lawmaker at arms. Pinkel, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, called Paterno a "great man." That comment came just days after an investigative report concluded that top Penn State officials, including Paterno, had for more than a decade known of child sexual abuse allegations made against Jerry Sandusky and said nothing. According to the Post-Dispatch, Pinkel called Paterno a great friend and said the "greatness of this man" should not be erased. From the report: “You know, it's such a tragedy,” he began. “Joe Paterno was a friend I got to know professionally. You can'…
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Dave Matter calls Thompson a "ready-made" defensive tackle. Photos of Thompson in action.
Maplewood Richmond Heights junior lineman, Antar Thompson, created quite a buzz on Saturday when he verbally committed to Missouri. Columbia Daily Tribune sports writer Dave Matter says Thompson could be what the Tigers need in the front four. In the article, MRH coach Brandon Gregory said he recently found out that Missouri had always been Thompson's dream school. “A lot of schools come in here and want to talk to him, but when I introduced him to Coach Ford, he automatically started smiling. I told Coach Ford, ‘I don’t know what you just said to him but he don’t usually smile like that. He’s usually laid back and quiet.’ Come to find out, Mizzou has been his dream school and he’s always wanted to go there. But he’s so quiet and laid back…
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The money will be used to fund the construction of a training facility for athletes with developmental disabilities in Columbia, MO, a news release from Special Olympics Missouri states.
- Nate Birt
Thursday, September 1, 2011
The charitable arm of Clayton-based Centene Corporation has given $1 million to Special Olympics Missouri toward construction of an athletic training facility expected to break ground in 2013, the company announced Thursday. The contribution from Centene Charitable Foundation is the largest gift the organization has ever received. "At Centene, we recognized the need to step up and provide significant support and I highly encourage and challenge the community to invest in this once-in-a-lifetime project that will take health, wellness and fitness opportunities for these children and adults to a level never before experienced," Centene Chief Executive Michael Neidorff stated in a news release posted to Special Olympics Missouri's website. …