Neoga's Deters named NTC MVP
National Trail Conference coaches honored Neoga's Jillian Deters with one last distinction to close the book on her career, voting her the conference's most valuable player Monday.
Jones, Comets come back vs. Cumberland
Stew-Stras' Brandon Helmuth had a double-double with 22 points and 11 rebounds, Jason Fry scored 15 points, but it was Mark Jones' efforts in the fourth that pushed the Comets to a 57-48 win in overtime against Cumberland.
Sports Reporter Alex McNamee on The Press Box
Sports Reporter Alex McNamee appeared on The Press Box Tuesday on 98.9 WHQQ, and here's the recording from the segment.
Shoes march to State: T-Town upends unbeaten Breese Central 49-44
Teutopolis’ four seniors dreamed about going back to the state final four ever since winning it all in eighth grade.
They didn’t realize that dream until Monday, beating undefeated Breese Central for the Class 2A Salem Super-Sectional crown, 49-44.
Defense key for Teutopolis, Breese Central
When Teutopolis head coach Laurie Thompson talks about her defense, it doesn’t sound as complex as one may think based on the team’s defensive prowess.
Sports Editor Ryan Czachorski on The Press Box
Sports Editor Ryan Czachorski appeared on The Press Box Saturday on 98.9 WHQQ, and here's the recording from the segment. Czachorski and Brian Crozier discussed the Effingham Lady Hearts' regional title win, the girls basketball scene, and the upcoming Nokomis, Red Hill, Cumberland and Robinson Regionals on the boys side.
Cumberland's Day finishes fourth
For his efforts, Day took home fourth in the state Saturday at the Class 1A 120-pound tournament at the State Farm Center in Champaign.
Indians hold off Comets 51-39
Cole Borders took Ziegler's defensive assignment and limited the Comets' star to four points in the last two quarters of the Indians' 51-39 win Friday.
Cumberland's Day downed in semis
Cumberland's Nathan Day was one of four wrestlers left standing with a chance for a Class 1A state title at 120 pounds Friday night.
Hearts headed to Carbondale
Against a tough Salem team Friday night, Effingham played a different brand of basketball, keyed on slowing down the game and keeping the Lady Wildcats out of transition.
The move worked with a regional title on the line, as Effingham shut down the Salem offense and won the Class 3A Effingham Regional with a 43-30 win Friday night.
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