Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


September 26, 2012

Local roundup



Olney won the title with a team score of 324, followed by Robinson (329), Casey-Westfield (337), Lawrenceville (366), Newton (374), Flora (380), Marshall (392), Cumberland (421), Red Hill (427) and Palestine (493).

Edwards County and Oblong did not field teams.

Chris Lee of Casey-Westfield was the individual medalist with a 3-over 74.

Phil Blank shot 87 to lead Newton, and Evan Brooks and Chris Brody had 93.

Caleb Brumleve shot 103 to pace Cumberland.

Newton: Phil Blank 44-43—87; Evan Brooks 48-45—93; Elijah Knepper 56-49—105; Brandon Bigard 57-47—104; Chris Brody 44-49—93; Anthony Fuesting 49-52—101.

Cumberland:Trevor Brumleve 56-49—105; Austin Light 57-57—114; Caleb Brumleve 52-52—104; T.J. Thomas 54-52—106; Dawson Cross 55-51—106; Patrick Utler 55-56—111.

Shoes top Sullivan

Justin Kowalski shot a 41 to earn medalist honors and led Teutopolis to a 177-217 victory over Sullivan Monday at Effingham Country Club.

Ross Sheehan had a 43, Evan Schink shot 46, and Ryan Sandschafer had a 47 for Teutopolis.

The Wooden Shoes also won the junior varsity match, 239-240.

Kyle Brumleve shot 57 to lead Teutopolis.

Teutopolis 177, Sullivan 217

Teutopolis: Ross Sheehan 43, Ryan Sandschafer 47, Justin Kowalski 41, Evan Schink 46, Karson Pruemer 51, Matt Grunloh 57.

Sullivan: Lucas Mossman 50, Kent Taber 55, Derek Stain 58, Jacob Piper 54, Sam Mulligan 63, Austin Saghell 60.


Hearts erupt for 8 goals

Matt Steffen, Jason Pike and Ivan Carrillo each scored two goals, and the Effingham soccer team improved to 10-2-1 by blasting visiting Lebanon 8-1 Monday night.

Carrillo scored both of his goals as the Hearts built a 4-0 halftime lead. Kohdai Nishida and Steffen also scored in the first half, and Pike and Calen Gadberry assisted on the Carrillo goals.

Pike scored both of his goals in the second half, and Steffen and Austin Wenthe also found the back of the net. Gadberry had two assists, and Carrillo and Kyle Lustig one in the second half.

Dalton Steele made three saves for the Hearts, who out-shot Lebanon 14-4.


First Half

E — Kohdai Nishida, 36:24.

E — Ivan Carrillo (Caleb Gadberry), 30:55.

E — Ivan Carrillo (Jason Pike), 28:46.

E — Matt Steffen, 6:40.

Second Half

E — Matt Steffen (Caleb Gadberry), 34:00.

E — Jason Pike (Caleb Gadberry), 30:33.

L — Nick Utley, 24:19.

E — Jason Pike (Ivan Carrillo), 22:59.

E — Austin Wenthe (Kyle Lustig), 7:56.

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  • 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

  • callawaysmith.jpg Time to tee off, golf season starts fall sports campaign today

    The fall sports campaign kicks off in earnest Monday afternoon, with the first area varsity contests being held in Windsor and Effingham this afternoon.
    The St. Anthony Invitational boys golf tournament will be held at Fox Prairie Golf Course at 1 p.m. in Windsor, while the Teutopolis Lady Shoes host St. Thomas More at Cardinal Golf Course at 4 p.m.

    August 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • AndrewBingham.jpg Flaming Hearts' flexibility a plus; Effingham prepping for upcoming soccer season

    Three days into the practice season, Effingham soccer coach Aaron Witges sees a lot of flexibility.
    It was something his squad had last year, with 10 seniors but young players forcing their way into the lineup as well.
    Coming off a 10-8-3 season, some of those young players will find themselves in new positions for the Flaming Hearts this season.

    August 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • 8-16 eff volleyball.jpg Flaming Hearts set with new coach

    The Effingham Flaming Hearts volleyball team will have a new but familiar face leading them on the sideline this season.
    As a former player for the Hearts, coach Mindy McCollum-Boswell will look to lead her team to their first regional title since 2008.

    August 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ryan.jpg Czachorski: Bears backups worrisome

    This might sound shockingly similar to a number of columns I've written in the past, but it bears repeating (excusing a terrible pun).
    The quarterback situation is worrisome.

    August 15, 2014 1 Photo

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