Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL


October 1, 2012

Local roundup


EFFINGHAM — St. Anthony 25-25, Teutopolis 20-13

St. Anthony: Haylee Mathis 5K, 1B, 2D, 5A, 1 ace; Kassy Dammerman 9D; Lauren Schmidt 1B, 3 aces; Lauren Wendt 3K, 3B; Logan Braunecker 4K; Maggie Mumm 4K; Megan Nuxoll 1K, 4D, 2 aces; Megan Woltman 6A, 1 ace; Rachel Schultz 3D.

Teutopolis: Morgan Breer 4D, 1A, 1 ace; Natalie Summers 3K, 3D, 1 ace; Lucy Niemerg 2K, 3D, 1 ace; Katelyn Roholl 1K, 1D, 9A, 1 ace; Anna Grimes 1K, Dakota Swingler 4K, 1D; Michelle Schmidt 1K, 1B; Julie Wente 2K, 4D, 1B.

Hearts outlast Salem

Felicia Totten pcked up 12 kills and 14 assists, helping Effingham notch a 25-23, 22-25, 25-21 road victory against Apollo Conference foe Salem Thursday.

Kelli Utz had 13 digs, Kallie Koester had nine kills and seven digs, and Deedra Myers had eight digs and five kills for the Hearts.

Effingham also won the junior varsity contest 25-15, 22-25, 26-24. Katie Roberts had seven kills and four digs, Shelby Nunamaker had five kills, and Madeline Mitchell served eight aces for the Hearts.

Effingham 25-22-25, Salem 23-25-21

Effingham: Kourtney Utz 3K, 6D, 8A; Deedra Myers 5K, 8D, 1A, 2 aces; Bethany Donaldson 1D, 1A; Kalli Koester 9K, 7D, 3A; Holly White 2D, 1A; Kelli Utz 3K, 13D, 1 ace; Felicia Totten 1K, 12D, 14A; Shanon Daugherty 5K, 8D, 6A, 1B; Stephanie Robb 9K, 1D, 1 ace; Chandler Ramey 3K, 1B, 1A.

Stew-Stras 8-1 in NTC

The Comets improved to 11-5 overall and 8-1 in the National Trail Conference with a 25-13, 25-23 victory over Brownstown Thursday.

Lindsay Burton had nine kills, Kendall Knop had six kills and 20 dogs, and Kelsie Walden had 19 assists for Stew-Stras. Chelsey Lange had four kills, Tara Johnson nine digs and Michaela Walk seven assists for the Bombers (5-11 overall, 1-7 NTC).

Brownstown won the junior varsity match 25-19, 25-14.

Stew-Stras 25-25, Brownstown 13-23

Stew-Stras: Kelsie Walden 4D, 19A; Lindsay Burton 9K, 1D; Brittani Tabbert 3K, 9D, 2 aces; Kendall Knop 6K, 20D, 7 aces; Elizabeth Gratz 6D, 1 ace; Sarah Locke 8D; Morgan Stremming 1K; Clara Kaufman 2K, 2D.

Brownstown: Tara Johnson 3K, 9D, 1 ace; Shelby Rine 1 ace; Chelsey Lange 4K; Bethany Oberlink 3K, 5D; Danie Austin 2K; Michaela Walk 7A; Katie Kroll 5A; Brittany Kistler 8D.

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  • daughertyfootball.jpg Hearts to prep with Mattoon 7-on-7

    Two weeks ago, Effingham was supposed to start shaking off the rust with a 7-on-7 football tournament in Mattoon. Naturally, it rained and was canceled.
    So Saturday, the Flaming Hearts will head up to Mattoon and play their first 7-on-7 event of the season, taking part in an 10- team field with Mattoon, Rochester, Robinson, Marshall, Cahokia and Pleasant Plains from Illinois, with Terre Haute North and Northview coming from Indiana. Rochester is bringing two squads.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Mammoser3.jpg Newton Post 20 plays Belleville Saturday

    With the District 23 tournament behind them, Newton Post 20 now knows its fate for the Fifth Division Junior Legion tournament this weekend in Bethalto.
    Newton will play Belleville Post 58 at 2:45 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Bethalto, in the third game of six on the day.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Bateman.jpg Effingham's season comes to a close with 11-1 loss to Salem

    A 1-0 lead for Effingham Post 120 rapidly evaporated, and the post’s Junior Legion season came to an end with a 11-1 loss in five innings to Salem Post 128 Tuesday night.
    The game was for the final spot of District 23 in the divisional tournament, with Newton Post 20 and Breese Post 252 Gray punching their tickets by winning their district divisions.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bierman.jpg Newton Post 20 falls short against Breese Gray 9-3

    While the District 23 title ultimately exceeded Newton Post 20’s grasp, their season will continue in Bethalto.
    Newton took on Breese Post 252 Gray for the Junior Legion District 23 title as the two division winners, but Breese’s bats proved too much for Newton in an 9-3 loss for Post 20.
    “The innings where they put some runs on us, we gave them some extra outs,” said Newton coach John Grunloh. “You’ve got to make the plays when you play better teams.”

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Barnes3.jpg Barnes' one-hitter boosts Post 120; Effingham beats Dieterich 1-0

    Ryan Barnes hasn’t seen a lot of time with Effingham Post 120’s junior legion team this season, but he showed up in a big way Monday night in a 1-0 win over Dieterich Post 628.
    The win kept Effingham’s season alive one more day in the Junior Legion District 23 tournament, as the post will face Salem Post 128 at 5:30 p.m. today for the district’s final spot in the divisional round. Salem Post 128 downed Mt. Vernon Post 141 1-0 in the West Division loser’s bracket, setting up the final with Effingham today.

    July 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • Mammoser2.jpg Newton Post 20 tops Effingham Post 120 7-5 late

    Most of the games at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament have seen pitching take control, but the pitchers in Sunday night's Effingham Post 120/Newton Post 20 game faced an uphill battle.
    While Brock Mammoser started the game for Post 20 on the hill and struggled, he came through with the biggest hit in the game, putting Newton up for good in a 7-5 win over Effingham.

    July 21, 2014 2 Photos

  • Campton.jpg Dieterich Post 628 eliminates Teutopolis Post 924 3-2

    Errors proved to be Teutpolis Post 924's undoing against Dieterich Post 628, as Dieterich's sixth-inning rally in an 3-2 win were boosted by three Teutopolis errors
    To lead off the sixth, Trenton Poe reached on an error by Brock Bueker, and came around to score on an infield single by Ryan Radloff with a throwing error on Bueker. Poe was already on third when the ball went in the Teutopolis dugout, awarding Poe home to tie the game.
    Bryce McClain followed with an RBI single to score Radloff and put Post 628 up for good. Dieterich scored again on a Briar Schmidt groundout where first baseman Brant Bueker tried to get an inning-ending out at second, but the throw was wild and brought home McClain.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Teutopolis, Deters down Altamont Post 512 2-0

    TEUTOPOLIS — Lucas Deters didn't get a ton of run support from his Teutopolis Post 924 teammates, but he didn't need much in a complete-game shutout, and Teutopolis ended Altamont Post 512's season with a 2-0 win Sunday afternoon.
    Deters' efforts at the Junior Legion District 23 tournament kept Teutopolis alive in the loser's bracket to face Dieterich Post 628 immediately following the win.

    July 21, 2014

  • Poe.jpg Two-out rally pushes Dieterich to win; Post 628 beats Vandalia Post 95 4-3

    Down one with two outs and Vandalia Post 95 ace Zach Schaal coming in in relief, Dieterich Post 628 had a tough task to keep its season alive.
    But down 3-2, Cole Hartke and Charlie Thoele laced back-to-back singles to score Briar Schmidt and Flach, respectively, to take a 4-3 lead.
    Clayton Campton held the lead in the seventh, striking out two and getting Post 95 in order to keep Dieterich's season alive.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jansen.jpg Late Newton rally downs Robinson 4-2

    Newton Post 20 rarely had an answer for Robinson Post 69's Brayden Burch, but thanks to a few key Robinson errors, Newton took their District 23 opener 4-2 Friday night.
    With the game tied at 1-1 in the bottom of the sixth, Mitch Jansen led off with a walk, followed by Tim Weber reaching on an error by Robinson shortstop Zander Laino and a bunt single by Luke Geier.
    Mike Carr came through with a bloop single to center, scoring Jansen to put Newton up 2-1.Burch struck out John Grunloh and Joe Stone, but second baseman Cameron Neese booted a grounder by Mitch Bierman and two more runs scored.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

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