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.
Balance leads Teutopolis to sectionals
Stay patient on offense, play the usual tough defense and advance.
It’s a recipe that’s worked time and again for the Teutopolis Lady Shoes and it was enough again Thursday night to take home a regional championship plaque.
St. Anthony wins first-ever regional title
The Lady Bulldogs had already captured their first NTC championship and NTC tournament title earlier this season, and were looking for a regional title as well.
But first, they had to take down the Altamont Lady Indians, and it took everything St. Anthony had.
After scoring just two points in the first quarter, St. Anthony came back and made the history it was looking for, winning the Class 1A Altamont Regional 36-27 over the hosting Indians Thursday night.
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