News and Announcements
Sommer Transfers to Truman State
2020 Parkway South graduate, Adam Sommer will transfer from Belmont Abby to Truman State for his Junior year. At South, Adam averaged 11.8 PPG for his career with 888 points. In the teams second game of his senior year, Adam tore is ACL after averaging 18.9 PPG in his junior season. Adam was poised to rewrite the PSH record book if it wasn’t for the injury.
Ahearn and Eye Named to Baseball All Conference Team
Junior, Eddie Ahearn was named Pitcher of the Year and Junior, Braden Eye was named to the Honorable Mention all conference team as an infielder! The Suburban Red Conference coaches met on May 24th to vote on the players to be recognized. Congratulations to all players, especially to basketball players Eddie and Braden!
McArthy Named Head Coach
May 17, 2023
Parkway South has a new head boys basketball coach. Ryan McArthy will take over for Phil McGuire, who stepped down after a 15-12 season. McArthy returns to South where he was a standout guard for the Patriots during his high school basketball career. He will be starting his eighth year in public education teaching social studies in the Fall at South High.
He graduated from Parkway South in 2012 and was a two year basketball team captain. He was a part of the district championship team in 2010 and the conference championship team in 2012 while receiving all district and all conference recognition. The teams he started on had a combined 60-23 record.
After graduating from Parkway South he went on to play basketball at Christian Brothers University in Memphis, Tennessee. He played there for four years and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History.
McArthy then became head basketball coach for the junior varsity and freshman teams and assistant varsity coach at Munford High School in Memphis. While coaching there, they set the school record for wins in a season, won a district championship, and made it to the regional semifinals.
In 2020, Coach McArthy returned to the St. Louis area to become the head basketball coach at Windsor C-1 High School. In his three seasons at Windsor, his teams had a combined 49-31 record. For the 2022-2023 season, their record was 20-8 and they shared a piece of the JCAA large conference championship. McArthy was also selected as the conference coach of the year.
McArthy says his goal for coaching is developing young men of high character who exhibit a winning mentality on and off the court.
Summer Dates Announced
The 2023 Summer Camp have been announced. Both the elementary/middle and the high school camps will be held at Parkway South Middle School as the Gym A floor is being replaced.
Elementary/Middle School Camp
May 22-25 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
High School Camp
May 23-25 6:45 PM-8:45 PM
For more information on the summer camps, click on the link on the documents tab on the right of the main page.
For more information on summer activities, click on the Camps/Summer tab above.
Eddie Ahearn Named Mercy Sports Athlete of the Month for February
Mercy Sports Medicine: Feb. 23, 2023
Athletic trainers with Mercy Sports Medicine are embedded inside many St. Louis metro area high schools and get to know the athletes throughout the year. As a way of highlighting outstanding students from these schools each month, a new Mercy Sports Medicine Athlete of the Month will be recognized. Athletes are nominated by coaches and selected by a committee.
Here are the Mercy Sports Medicine Athletes of the Month for the 2022-2023 school year.
Eddie Ahearn, a three-sport varsity junior at Parkway South High School, is recognized for his contributions on the basketball team. He is a third-year starter and through hard work and dedication became one of the team’s best offensive players and a team leader. His work to improve around the basket made him so vital to the team’s success he rarely came out of the game. He accepts the challenge of being an undersized post player, at 6’2”, and never complains about his role. He challenges his teammates, is there to pick them up and accepts responsibility when he knows he can improve. Coaches say Ahearn is very coachable, has a will to win that is fun to be around and that they program is forever indebted to him for his leadership and commitment on and off the court.
Andrea Karagiannis, a senior wrestler at Seckman High School, only wrestled for two years, yet recently placed fourth at the Missouri State High School Wrestling Championships. She was driven all season by her goal to place in the state tournament, never missing a practice and pushing herself to her limit each day. Karagiannis was a team leader to the young team and a mentor to her teammates.
She maintained high grades and was able to balance wrestling practice, trips to the gym and her studies. She also spent countless hours in the summer sharing her love of the sport and training junior high school girls to become the next high school stars.