Edwards, Arcola eliminate North Clay
Edwards brought Arcola's one-point lead, at the beginning of the quarter, to an eight-point lead before a different teammate scored in the Riders' 47-35 sectional victory against North Clay.
Bulldogs fall to #2 Central A&M
Taylor Jordan made one of the Raiders' nine total 3-pointers in between Gibson's shots, helping the Raiders to a 9-2 start in the fourth quarter of their 49-31 sectional semifinal win.
Defense leads T-Town to Sectional final
Teutopolis had two ways to defend Harrisburg's dribble drive and the second one worked better.
The Bulldogs used their main offensive play to make four 3-pointers and trail by six points in the first half against Teutopolis, but the Shoes went to their second option in the second half and won 55-36 in the Casey Sectional semifinals on Tuesday.
Ziegler, Indians beat Bulldogs 70-63
St. Anthony gave Altamont its best shot, erasing a 13-point deficit to tie the game in the fourth quarter, but Altamont hung on and defeated St. Anthony 70-63 Tuesday.
McNamee: The trouble with driveways
This isn’t a real estate tip: The key to a good house is its driveway.
My parents bought an empty lot in a developing neighborhood, when our family moved from our first house. A construction crew built it from the ground, up. It’s two stories, plus a basement.
Hearts hold off Pana on Senior Night
It wasn’t the style of play the Effingham Flaming Hearts’ seniors are accustomed to, but Effingham persevered and beat a 3-point happy Pana squad 74-64 Saturday on Senior Night.
Altamont's Ledbetter lands at Lake Land
The softball players of the National Trail Conference know Altamont's Deidre Ledbetter as a fearsome pitcher, one who took home the conference's MVP last season in part due to her dominance on the mound.
However, coach Nic Nelson of Lake Land College sees a player he can use all across the diamond starting in the fall of 2014.
Indians come back to best SE/B
The Indians' held on for the last two and a half minutes of the game to beat the Eagles 57-50 on Friday, and earned their 20th win of the season to move to 20-2 overall.
Basketball roundup: Effingham's Zerrusen hits 1,000 point milestone
Josie Zerrusen scored her 1,000th point of her career in Thursday's 64-56 win for Effingham, taking care of the milestone in her final regular season home game on Senior Night.
Arcola edges Neoga for regional crown
Taylor Edwards, whose game-winning shot ended Neoga's season on Thursday, walked out of Arcola's chaotic celebration and found a teary-eyed Madison Butler leaving her locker room.
She saved a big hug for Butler, who scored a game-high 18 points to try to keep the Indians' season alive.
Edwards' last basket of the game, a floater inside the free throw line, turned out to be the play to clinch Arcola's first regional championship since 1988, in a 50-47 win.
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