Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


April 10, 2013

Baseball/softball roundup


He wasn’t alone with the long ball, as Adam Cox had a home run and two RBI of his own. Logan Hilderbrand scored four times for North Clay.

Dylan Walker got the win for North Clay after four innings of one-run ball, while Elijah Knepper lost his season debut, allowing six earned runs in 3.1 innings.

Nick Reis had Newton’s lone RBI.

North Clay (7-3) takes on Sandoval Thursday, while Newton hosts Edwards County.

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Newton: Reis (1-3, RBI), Schackmann (1-3), Schulte (1-1), Shull (1-1)

North Clay: Cox (3-4, HR, 2 RBI), Hilderbrand (2-3, RBI, 4 R), Clifton (3-3, HR, 6 RBI), Traub (1-2, RBI)


Neoga routs Okaw Valley

Neoga’s bats got even hotter as they kept their win streak alive with a 17-0 shutout of Okaw Valley.

Trevor Moore and Guy Walk each had three RBIs, and Walk got the win on the mound with five shutout innings.

Jon Atwell had two RBI and Devin Olmstead hit a home run in the win.

Neoga (9-2) hosts Marshall Friday.

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Neoga: Monroe (RBI), Moore (2B, 3 RBI), Olmstead (HR, RBI), Atwell (1B, 2 RBI), J. Baker (2B, RBI), G. Walk (2B, 1B, 3 RBI), Yurs (1B, RBI), James (RBI)



Shoes double up Greenville

Teutopolis and Greenville were all square at two runs apiece after the first inning, but the Lady Shoes took control of the game from there. Teutopolis added a pair in the third and scored three more in the sixth en route to a 8-4 win over the visiting Lady Comets.

Kadi Borries got the win for the Lady Shoes on the mound. Borries gave up ten hits in a complete-game effort, but also frustrated Greenville’s batters to the tune of 10 strikeouts.

Offensively, Borries homered yet again for coach Rich Niebrugge’s squad, leading the charge. Anni Borries, Allison Apke and Tara Stephens all knocked in one run apiece. Teutopolis moved to 8-1 on the season with the win, and the Lady Shoes next play Thursday when they host Stew-Stras.

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  • Volk.jpg Newton scrimmages on media night

    For the first time this season, the Newton Eagles played in front of their home fans during the teams media night Friday at Newton High School.
    Each varsity and junior varsity team was introduced before the scrimmage and got a round of applause from the fans. Along with the scrimmage, fans were able to purchase Eagles gear and other items.

    August 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • AdamMayhaus.jpg Altamont edged in opener by Flora

    Despite having Adam Mayhaus grab the medal, it was Flora who grabbed the win in Altamont's first outing of the season.
    Flora shot a 197 at St. Elmo Golf Club, taking down the Indians by six strokes on the day, as Altamont shot a 203 on the afternoon.

    August 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Groce.jpg Illini coach Groce stops in Effingham; Speech focuses on team building

    A crowded ballroom met for "An Evening with John Groce” Thursday inside the Thelma Keller Convention Center.
    Groce has been the men's basketball coach at the University of Illinois since March 2012. Prior to that, he was the head coach at Ohio University, where he led the Bobcats to a Sweet 16 appearance in 2012.
    His speech was focused on team building and Groce said it was the a variation of the same speech he will give Sunday evening at his beginning-of-the-year players' meeting.

    August 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • MadisonBushue.jpg St. Anthony second at Charleston scramble

    In their first meet of the season, the St. Anthony Bulldogs came out firing, taking second place at the Charleston Invitational Thursday afternoon.
    The tournament was a scramble at Charleston Country Club, and the hosting Trojans took home the tournament with a combined score of 72. St. Anthony was five shots back, shooting a 77. Effingham finished fourth with an 88, and Teutopolis took ninth with a 98.

    August 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • Ryan.jpg Czachorski: Lunt the right man at QB

    There haven't been many times I've put pen to paper — or I guess more fittingly finger to keyboard — and written about the Illinois Fighting Illini.
    Part of it is due to their football team's struggles, as it's hard to have an opinion on them outside of "man, they went 1-7 in the Big 10 last year" or "I remember that one time they went to the Rose Bowl, but that's about it." Part of it is staying in my wheelhouse, which is MAC football and my alma mater Central Michigan Chippewas, a topic that doesn't concern many, if any, around here.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • NeogaGresens.jpg Neoga prepares for upcoming volleyball season

    Another area team finds themselves with a new coach holding the clipboard this season.
    Susan Hutchinson is the new volleyball coach for the Neoga Indians, but she isn't new to the game of volleyball. Hutchinson coached at Mattoon for seven years when they were still in the Big 12 Conference. She said her new players had to get used to her coaching style very quickly.

    August 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bulldogs fifth at ISU

    St. Anthony took to the links for the second-straight day and had a strong showing at the Raider/Redbird Classic.
    The Bulldogs finished fifth among a 20-team field, shooting a 318. East Peoria shot a 312 to win it, Normal U-High and Lincoln each shot 315s with Normal winning the tie-breaker, and Bloomington took fourth with a 317.

    August 21, 2014

  • DonovanHammer.jpg St. Anthony will lead with speed

    For the last five years, Eric Morales has been the assistant coach of the St. Anthony Bulldogs soccer team. But this season he will have his chance at the helm and try to help lead the Bulldogs to their first regional title since 2010.
    St. Anthony is missing six seniors from last years team, including its leading goal scorer and starting goalie.

    August 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • JakeLinders.jpg Flaming Hearts win St. Anthony Invitational

    The Flaming Hearts of Effingham were the overall winners and also had the medalist. Effingham shot a team score of 312 to beat the host Bulldogs by nine shots. Hearts senior Jackson Wendling finished with a 72 to take medalist honors.

    August 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Willenborg.jpg Teutopolis takes opener against St. Thomas More

    Teutopolis took the course with a new coach and four players, but as coach Becky Probst said, it takes four to score.
    And those four Lady Shoes took their first match of the year, topping Champaign St. Thomas More 216-227 in both teams' openers at Cardinal Golf Course in Effingham.

    August 19, 2014 2 Photos

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