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Wildcats Win Consy, Flyers Take Home SIT Title….Brubaker and L. Hays Make All Tournament

The Salem Wildcats made it a 3-0 season against the South 7 after knocking off Mt Vernon for the 2nd time this season, winning the SIT consolation championship 61-52.  Levi Hays finished with 20 points and 4 rebounds, Eric Brubaker added 18 points and Isaak Hays put in 12. Weston Brockhouse and Jackson Creel led…read more »


Lady Cats Fall To Mater Dei On Monday Afternoon

The Salem Lady Cats fell to 3-20 on the season falling at home to Mater Dei 64-39.  Taylor Gillett led Salem with 10 points as they trailed 23-9 after the opening quarter and 42-20 at the halftime break.  Ellie Bunnell added 7 with Malia Harris and Lacey Jones finishing with 6.  Kiara Winkeler had 28…read more »

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Carlyle Falls To Columbia In Cahokia Play

(By: Bruce Hixon) Carlyle Lady Indians fall at home to Columbia 69-29 Monday in Cahokia Conference Mississippi Division play. Carlyle hasn’t beaten Columbia since 2014-15 season. Columbia had runs of 7-0 and 7-2 in the first quarter as it built a 20-10 advantage by the end of the frame. Lady Indians got within 20-12 early…read more »


Wildcat Bowlers Fail To Advance To State

The Salem Wildcat bowlers failed to advance out of the Alton Sectional yesterday finishing 11th.  Salem got off to a very slow start in the first two games and never could close in on the top 6 places required to advance to state.  Gavin Winkler recovered from 2 low games to open eventually leading the…read more »


Jr Lady Blackhawks Head To State Semifinal

The Sandoval Jr Lady Blackhawks won the Class S state tournament opener at Rend Lake by beating New Hope 44-23.  They advance to Thursday’s semifinals where they will play Aviston at 7:15.  Mt Vernon St Mary’s and Trinity St John will play in the other semifinal with the trophy games to be held on Saturday.…read more »

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