CBC Track Springs into Action

Kyle Bahr, Turret staff writer

Spring is here, and with it comes this year’s exhilarating track season. Coach Albes and senior Auggie Bindbeutel spoke positively about the track team this year. Bindbeutel runs the 4×1 and does the long jump, his personal favorite. He is more than happy with how the track team is looking this year. “We have the top jumpers in the state on our team,” explained Bindbeutel. “A lot of them have already been to the state finals so it’ll be a pretty comfortable atmosphere when they get there.”

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Senior Spotlight: Derek White takes 6th in State Wrestling

Adam Klein, Turret staff writer

After a long wrestling season of traveling the country, senior Derek White in his 4th season of play, battled a tough schedule. White’s road to state was not easy since he squared off with nationally-ranked opponents. White simply put it that the season was a grind. Not only did he have to battle on the mats, but White had to work all year to make weight and to stay free from infections that tried to keep him sidelined. White went into state saying, “I came into it prepared to succeed and that’s the kind of mindset you need to have in wrestling.” Looking back he acknowledged the pressure of the situation. “It was the hardest tournament I’ve ever wrestled in,” White said, “expectations were high so I had to perform. I came into it thinking I could win it all.”

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CBC Icemen Take Third State Championship in a Row

Jordan Barnes, Turret staff writer

State championship after state championship the Cadets still find a way to be better than ever. Mr. Randy Staub, CBC’s assistant hockey coach, described this season as one emotion “a roller-coaster.” Although it was an up and down season the Cadets managed to get a state championship. Staub said, “It feels good to compete for a state championship every year, but at the same time, we don’t take it for granted.” Continue reading

Back-to-Back: CBC Baseball Gears Up For 2016 Season

Eric Brown, Turret staff writer

The CBC Cadets baseball team comes into the season not only as the top ranked team in the state, but ranked as the 24th best team in the nation. The Cadets team ended the season last year on a high note winning the Missouri State Championship. The baseball team has 13 returning varsity players who hope to go back to back. Senior catcher Donovan Psaris said, “Our big arms, including Drake Salsman and Jake Hausmann are going to need to fill in for the loss of pitching from last year.” The Cadets lost a key player from last year, Matt Vierling, who is currently playing college baseball for the University of Notre Dame. Continue reading

CBC Ice Cadets: The Young Guns

Eric Brown, Turret staff writer

The CBC Ice Cadets may have 12 seniors graduating at the end of the year, but they are also loaded with young talent. The team has seven underclassmen who have played a number of games at the varsity level. This number includes three freshmen and four sophomores. Sophomore forward Eric Brown said, “We know what we have to do the next couple of years, and the seniors have been great leaders and mentors for us.” When asked what his favorite memory of CBC hockey, so far, freshman Connor Bradley said, “Playing in the SLUH games with the huge crowds and the rush that goes through me every time we score is an unbelievable feeling.” For the players who get to put the CBC jersey on they take great pride in wearing it. Sophomore goalie Jack Caruso said, “To put the jersey on means everything, and you represent all of CBC and the former players.” The Ice Cadets finished the year making it to the State Championship for the sixteenth straight year where they set the state record of fifteen state titles. The Ice Cadets Freshman Grant Kleinschmidt said, “Our goal is to win state every year, we know that won’t be easy.”