New Turf for Spartan Country

We believe athletics are an extension of the classroom. Our students join a proud tradition of excellence as players, managers, and fans.

More than 52 teams don the Spartan uniform each year with at least one no-cut sport offered each season. Spartan athletes compete in LaBarge Stadium, which features FieldTurf and a Mondo track surface, a baseball stadium that is one of the finest high school facilities in the area, and the school's gymnasium. De Smet Jesuit has won at least one state championship in 15 of the 19 sports.

baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, hockey, inline hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

52 state champs since 1967
72% of students participate in at least one sport
11 all state trophies won in mcc since 1991

Athletics News

Athletics Office

John Pukala

John Pukala

Titles: Athletic Director
Email:
Debbie Stewart

Debbie Stewart

Titles: Admn. Assistant to Athletic Director
Email:
Harold Barker

Harold Barker

Titles: Teacher, Mathematics Teacher, Assistant Athletic Director
Email:
Dan Herrin

Dan Herrin

Titles: Athletic Trainer - Mercy
Email:

Media Requests

Space in the LaBarge Stadium press box is limited. All requests for media, radio, television, photography should be made in writing or via e-mail (with company name in address), to Debbie Higgins at dhiggins@desmet.org. Requests should be made at least 72 hours in advance.

MSHSAA

De Smet Jesuit is a proud member of the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA), adhering to the bylaws adopted by the member schools. De Smet Jesuit fully endorses the MSHSAA philosophy that interscholastic activities are an integral and complementary aspect of education.

Metro Catholic Conference

As a charter member of the Metro Catholic Conference (along with Chaminade College Preparatory, Christian Brothers College High, St. Louis University High and St. John Vianney High), De Smet Jesuit has won the MCC All-Sports Trophy 11 times in the 21 years of the conference's existence. Conference championships are awarded in 11 sports, including baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming & diving, tennis, track, volleyball and wrestling.

Fall Sports Teams

Winter Sports Teams

Spring Sports Teams

Athletics Events*
*Schedules Subject to change

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vs. Francis Howell, Quarterfinals
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vs. Ft. Zumwalt West, Quarterfinals
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