Ruediger Tops 1000 Career Points - Etching His Name Among Shamrock Legends

Kyle scores 1,000th career point.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - In Friday night’s (Dec. 19) game against St. James, Kyle Ruediger scored his 1,000 and 1001 career points, but not in the way fans would have expected. 

Fans have become accustom to watching teams try every attempt to keep Ruediger from scoring by double and triple teaming him with little success.

Shamrocks Come Up Short In Thrilling Friday night Game - Lose to St. James 43-42

Jared Horstmann scores two of his ten points in Friday night's game.
Box scores below
St. James - 43

New Haven (4-4, 0-2)-42

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Senior Kyle Rueidger scored a game 19,surpassing 1,000 career points and Jared Horstmann added double figures with 10 points in Friday’s Four Rivers Conference loss to St. James 43-42.

Ruediger’s Career High Lifts New Haven past Montgomery County 77-60

Montgomery County, Mo. - Kyle Ruediger exploded for a career high 35 points on 14-18 from the field and was named the Montgomery County Tournament MVP, leading New Haven to a 77-60 win over Montgomery County in Saturday’s Consolation game.

Jared Horstmann contributed a career high 18 points and was a perfect 8-8 from the field.

Coach Ray Steinhoff’s Career From Start To Finish

By Kyle Quick

Over the course of his 30 years as New Haven’s Head Basketball Coach, Ray Steinhoff has become an icon not only in New Haven, but throughout the state of Missouri due to his success, humility, kindness, and innate ability to teach something special to every player who joined one of his teams.

I sat down with Steinhoff shortly after he announced his retirement, talking about what sparked his interest in coaching from the individual who had the greatest impact on his coaching career to some of his memorable moments.

Love of basketball began in a hay loft.

Growing up on a farm in St. Charles, Mo. Steinhoff was the youngest of seven (5 brothers and one sister) and recalls his love of basketball fostering at a young age in a hay loft where he and his brothers built a basketball court.

Aaron Peirick Hosts First Summer Camp As Varsity Boys Head Coach

By: Kyle Quick

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Last week’s boys basketball camp could be considered the beginning of Aaron Peirick’s varsity coaching career.

“Coaching at New Haven had always been something I’ve wanted to do.”  Peirick’s reason for wanting to coach comes from his love of the game he said.

Aaron Peirick Officially New Haven Boys Basketball Head Coach - New Business Teacher Announced

NEW HAVEN, Mo. -  At last night’s special meeting the New Haven School Board unanimously approved Aaron Peirick as the new boys basketball head coach following Ray Steinhoff’s announcement in March that he would be retiring.  Peirick will also replace Steinhoff as the new P.E. teacher after teaching Industrial Arts since he was hired in 2012.

Tim Wenkel To Return As Hermann Head Boys Basketball Coach

HERMANN, Mo. -  After leaving Hermann High School two years ago, Varsity Boys Basketball Coach Tim Wenkel will likely return.  This comes after Tim Spiers, replaced Wenkel, resigned from the coaching position last month.

Yesterday Gasconade County R-1 School District Superintendent Chris Neale announced that he will recommend the school board hire Wenkel as Head Boys Basketball Coach.

Neale said, “While the Board won't act on the recommendation until the regular meeting on May 8, I have already notified them of my recommendation.”

BREAKING NEWS: Aaron Peirick Recommended As Varsity Boys Head Basketball Coach

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - It has been confirmed to QuickNewsNow by New Haven Superintendent Kyle Kruse who said, “We will recommend the school board approves Aaron Peirick to be the new varsity boys Head Basketball Coach and Physical Education teacher at the May 1st meeting.”

Peirick has been the JV boys coach for the past two years as well as the Industrial Arts teacher.  We can also confirm Derek Bailey will continue his role as Assistant Varsity Coach, assuming the board approves the recommendation.

Steinhoff Retires From New Haven's Head Boys Basketball Coach

NEW HAVEN, Mo. -New Haven Boy’s Basketball Coach Ray Steinhoff announced Wednesday night that he would be retiring at the end of this school year after 30 years of coaching.

Last night Coach Steinhoff told QuickNewsNow, “I felt like this was the right time to retire.”  He also noted there were personal reasons for his decision to step down as head basketball coach, Athletic Director, and High School P.E. teacher.