4th Grade Girls Take Consolation At St. James

Back row left to right: Jessica Underwood, Reese Groner, Tressa Carver, Kylynne Kohbusch, Mikayla McFerrin, and Isabelle Hale. Front row left to right: Kelsey Brumels, Tessa Schweich, Madison McCarty, Brenna Langenberg and Aaliyah Bates.  Shamrocks are coached by Tracy Langenberg, Emily Kallmeyer and Stephanie Scheer. (Photo courtesy of Tracy Langenberg)

ST. JAMES, Mo. - New Haven’s 4th grade girls team played in the St. James Tournament on Saturday.  They began the day suffering an 18-9 loss to Rolla, placing the Shamrocks on the loser side of the bracket.

New Haven 5th Grade Girls Take 2nd In New Haven Tournament

Back row left to right. Brooke Vedder, Lucy Hoener, Emma Rohlfingm, and Payton Sumpter. Front row left to right. Miranda Yarbrough, Mackenzie Wilson and Brenna Langenberg (Photo courtesy of Tracy Langenberg)

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - The Annual New Haven Girls 5th Grade tournament was held on Saturday Dec. 20th.  The Lady Rocks advanced to the championship game after back to back wins over Hermann (51-2) and Owensville (30-4).

Candid Interview With Rachel Steinhoff About Four Year Basketball Career At New Haven

By Kyle Quick

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - It was November 29, 2010 in the first round of the Montgomery County Tournament when Rachel Steinhoff as a freshman started her first game for New Haven, scoring her first 16 career points.

Four years later Rachel Steinhoff leaves behind life long memories and performances fans will always remember.

Steinhoff’s ends her illustrious her career by setting a school record, starting all 122 games, helping her team become just the third basketball team in school history and first girls team to advance to the final four three or more years in a row.  (Boys note these teams were in class 1 - 1956, 57’, 58’, 59’, 1997, 98’, 99’)  Steinhoff’s team also becomes the first ever to advance since New Haven went from being a Class 1 to Class 2 school.

Steinhoff becomes the second all-time leading scorer in girls basketball with 1661 career points but even more impressive is the 30 that she scored on her ACT.

Shamrock School Spirit Is A Tradition Like None Other

By Kyle Quick
- After losing in Friday’s third place game, as the players began walking off the court the MIzzou Arena went completely silent when New Haven’s Cheerleaders and student body began singing their school song.

At that very moment I realized that the 11 players had a greater impact on their fellow students and fans than they could’ve ever imagined, a even greater impact than winning a state championship.

I asked a member from MSHSAA, who has been with them for decades, if he had ever seen anything like that.  He smiled and said, “No… that was a special thing to see.”

Shamrock's Three Year Run At State Title Ends With 4th Place Finish

COLUMBIA, Mo. - “We got beat, plain and simple.  Hats off to them.  They’re a good team and played a good game.  Once we got down, they hit some shots and we had to really gamble on defense and congratulations to New Franklin”, Coach Doug Peirick said after New Haven(22-10) lost to New Franklin(29-2) 51-38 in Friday’s Girls Class 2 State Third place game.