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  • Deters.jpg A Deters dynasty

    Seven years after her sister committed to Lake Lake College, Jillian Deters did the same.
    The National Trail Conference most valuable player will play her college basketball for the Lakers, a program she knows almost inside and out after watching her sister, Mallory, play for them.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • ZGardewine.jpg Gardewine sharp in St. Anthony win

    St. Anthony kept the pressure on from the get-go both on the mound and the basepaths and beat the reigning NTC champion South Central Cougars 8-2.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

  • Bky0obWIIAABb49.jpg Stew-Stras' Vonderheide headed to College of the Ozarks

    It's not fair to say Windsor/Stew-Stras' Christian Vonderheide has been planning on attending College of the Ozarks since he was 13 years old.
    But the seed was planted when the senior righty first attended the Sho-Me Baseball Camp as a 13-year-old, establishing a relationship with the college and the coaching staff over the years.
    He made it official last month, inking his letter of commitment to play for the NAIA school in Point Lookout, Mo.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Borries.jpg Lady Shoes rout Raiders 10-0

    Teutopolis overcame a slow start, got hitting up and down the lineup and took out Central A&M 10-0 Tuesday in five innings.

    April 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • CGP_4221.jpg Hearts girls, Shoes boys win at Effingham

    The Effingham girls track team took the top spot at Tuesday's quad meet with Teutopolis, St. Anthony and Newton, topping Newton by 22 points.

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Winn.jpg Indians edge Bombers 4-2

    Malachi Maxey was in the right place at the right time to maintain Brownstown/St. Elmo's 2-0 lead for, at least, one more inning.
    His leaping catch on a line drive to second base, started a single-handed double play to end the top of the fifth inning and an Altamont threat with runners at first and second.
    The play was one of the last times the ball bounced the Bombers' way in their 4-2 loss on Tuesday.

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • LMaxey.jpg Five area players named All-EIC

    The Egyptian Illini Conference released its All-Conference team this weekend, naming Patoka’s Johnnie Clift as its most valuable player.
    Three area players made the first team, including Beecher City’s Brady Barnes, St. Elmo/Brownstown’s Levi Maxey and Cowden-Herrick’s Colton Burrus.

    April 8, 2014 3 Photos

  • GarrettZieglerMain.jpg More than a stat: Altamont's Ziegler caps career as EDN Player of the Year

    Garrett Ziegler's "ultimate goal" this year for his Altamont Indians was to deliver them their first basketball sectional win ever — he said as much after scoring his 1,000th point in February.
    Underneath that came a deeper, more basic wish that drove him to work harder than he ever had in three seasons of basketball with the Indians — for both his town and himself.

    April 5, 2014 2 Photos

  • Barnes.jpg Beecher City's Barnes bounces back

    Of all of the awards displayed in his bedroom, Brady Barnes knows his most valuable player plaque from Saturday’s Central Illinois All-Star Game was the most improbable.

    April 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • 10-18 NTC mvp Cougars, Cardinals will share Busch Stadium in June

    The South Central baseball team is going back to Busch Stadium.
    The Cougars will take the field against Mattoon after the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants leave it, following the Cardinals’ 1:15 p.m. game on Sunday, June 1.

    April 3, 2014 1 Photo

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