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Salem 5th Grade 7-0 With Trio Of Wins This Weekend

The Salem 5th grade improved to 7-0 with 3 wins over the weekend.  After sweeping Teutopolis on Friday night at home, the Salem Bobcats 5th grade team stayed perfect on the year and in Odin League play with their 32-22 win over Flora on Saturday.  Landon Maxey led the way with 19 points, Payton Gullion…read more »


Storm Chasers Sweep Olney

The SC 12u Storm Chasers won both games against Olney.  SC won 11-1 behind 3 RBI from Braden Rector, Eli Lograsso and Cam McGee added 2 RBI each with Colton Rogers and Trevan Sidwell adding RBI.  Sidwell was the winning pitcher going 3 innings allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs with 7 strikeouts, Rogers…read more »

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Illinois storms back to beat Michigan State 37-34

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Brandon Peters threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Barker with five seconds left, completing an incredible Illinois comeback and giving the Illini a 37-34 victory over Michigan State on Saturday night. Illinois (6-4, 4-3 Big Ten) trailed 28-3 in the second quarter and…read more »


Week 2 Of IHSA Playoffs Today

It is Week 2 of the IHSA football playoffs.  Edwardsville will play at Minooka today in 8a at 4pm. In 7a, East St Louis is at Rock island at 1pm. In 5a, at 2pm its Mt Zion at Joliet Catholic and Triad at Sacred Heart Griffin with Highland hosting Rochester at 3 and Kankakee at…read more »


Annies Historic Run Ends At Volleyball Super Sectionals, Mater Dei Headed To State

After winning the school’s first Sectional volleyball title in the program’s history, the Annies road came to an end at the Taylorville Super-Sectionals falling last night to Normal University 25-12, 25-15.  Centralia finishes their historic year at 35-5.  Normal advances to next weekend’s State Semifinals at Redbird Arena in Normal against Joliet Catholic Academy.  Sterling…read more »

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