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IHSA Takes Steps Back With Increase In Positive COVID-19  Cases

Due to an increase in positive Covid-19 cases among high school teams around the state, the IHSA and Illinois Dept. of Public Health are jointly collaborating to modify the IHSA’s Phase 4 Return to Play Guidelines.  The modifications place greater restrictions on coaches and student-athletes in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Important changes…read more »


Patoka Announce Jr High/High School Volleyball Awards

Patoka announced volleyball award winners from this past school year last night.  The high school awards were Kassidy Devall MVP, Makayla Gebke Hustler Award, Most Improved was Zoie Sarchet, Most Aces went to Gebke, Sportsmanship Award given to Madeline Clark along with Most Blocks and Devall had the Most Kills. The Junior High awards were…read more »


Salem 11u Drops Pair At Carlyle

The Salem 11u Wildcats saw a pair leads in both their games at Carlyle get erased late as they fell in both games 11-5 and 14-9.  In the opener Salem jumped out to a 4-0 lead before 8 runs on no hits in the 4th inning cost them the game.  Evan Barnes went 2-2, Kyler…read more »


9u Wildcats Earn Win At Patoka

The Salem 9u Wildcats beat Patoka 21-6 scoring in every inning in the 6-inning game. Zane Applegate homered and added a triple and double.  Also with triples were Bentley Bryan and Owen Tennyson.  Doubling were Tennyson twice, Jax Schaubert, Kellen Nix and Drew Consolino. Applegate drove in 6 runs, Tennyson and Schaubert 4 each; Jayce…read more »


9u Wildcats Sweep Games At Carlyle

The Salem 9u swept their double header at Carlyle winning the opener 11-6.  Jayce Keller and Kellen Nix drove in a pair with RBI also from Kai Graham, Zane Applegate, Rhett Starnes, Jax Schaubert and Drew Consolino. Salem won the nightcap 9-0.  Cameron Slater doubled twice.  Will Vincent drove in a pair of runs with…read more »


12u Storm Chasers Outlast TTown

The SC 12u Storm Chasers knocked off visiting TTwon 9-8 in nine-innings.  Tyson Jones drove in a pair of runs but it was Ian Jones who came up with the walk off single.  Cody Beard had 2 hits as well as Ian with Brody Collier and Colton Rogers getting the other hits for SC.  Chase…read more »

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