The saying “It’s difficult to beat a good team three times” will be relevant come Wednesday night when Altamont and St. Anthony meet in the semifinals of the Class 1A Regionals at the Enlow Center.
Effingham’s Kennedy Sowell couldn’t help but have doubts about Tuesday’s Class 3A Regional semifinal match against Mattoon.
They can now call themselves history makers, and on Sunday, Teutopolis seniors Macy Probst and Isabelle Hemmen, along with their teammates and coaches, were treated as such.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kyle Larson has only heard stories about the late Ricky Hendrick, the son of his team owner who was killed 17 years ago in a plane crash on the way to a NASCAR race.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Over the course of an unprecedented nine overtimes, Illinois survived Penn State’s botched attempt at a trick play, lost its quarterback and a powerful running back to injury, and failed to gain just three measly yards again and again.
CHICAGO — Zach LaVine scored 32 points, DeMar DeRozan added 26 and the Chicago Bulls beat New Orleans 128-112 Friday night in their home opener.
The St. Anthony girls golf team hosted its end of the year banquet Wednesday at Effingham Country Club. Award winners for the girls were Lauren Schwing (Lowest Scoring Average), Ellie Wegman (Lowest Scoring Average), Addie Krouse (Outstanding Freshman), and Nina Hakman (Most Improved).
The St. Anthony boys golf team hosted its end of the year banquet Wednesday at Effingham Country Club. Award winners for the boys were Charlie Wegman (Junior Varsity Lowest Handicap), Jonathan Willenborg (Varsity Lowest Handicap), Ryan Schmidt (Junior Varsity Leading Scorer), Thomas Chojnick…
Week 9 of the 2021 high school football season commences on Friday.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Penn State coach James Franklin originally planned to practice with two quarterbacks this week, neither named Sean Clifford.
For all the excitment at Illinois this year, from earning a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament to the Illini’s second-round loss to Loyola-Chicago, the biggest decision for the immediate future came in the heat of midsummer when Kofi Cockburn announced he was coming back for his junior season.
Brueklyn Belcher, Tori Budde, Kennedy Sowell, Krista Phillips, Lexi Chrappa, Mattie Angel, Megan Ballman, and Sawyer Althoff saw their regular season home careers end Tuesday night.
Altamont sophomore Grace Nelson tried to keep pace with a dominant Mt. Zion team that saw the Braves place seven of their ten runners in the top 10 during the Bulldog XC Invitational Saturday morning at Sacred Heart Elementary School.
LOS ANGELES — Cody Bellinger hit a tying, three-run homer and Mookie Betts then lined an RBI double as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the eighth inning, beating Atlanta 6-5 Tuesday and cutting the Braves’ lead in the NL Championship Series to 2-1.
From start to finish, Effingham could never get in a groove against state-ranked Breese Mater Dei on Friday night.
Health has long been the primary concern when dealing with high school student-athletes, according to those who work with them.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs hired Carter Hawkins as general manager on Friday, dipping into Cleveland’s front office in an effort to bolster their own player development system.
SAN FRANCISCO — Cody Bellinger pointed at the dugout and pounded his chest in triumph after delivering the biggest hit this season for the defending World Series champions.
CHICAGO — Given where they were a few weeks ago, the Chicago Bears’ odds of grabbing a share of the NFC North lead seemed about as long as a Hail Mary pass.
The Cardinals fired former National League manager of the year Mike Shildt over organizational differences Thursday, just one week after St. Louis lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a walk-off homer in the wild-card game.
Two four-year starters were honored Monday night for the St. Anthony volleyball team. The Bulldogs held its Senior Night at the Enlow Center before the varsity match against Vandalia.
These tennis athletes continue to play after high school and college. The mixed doubles team from Bloomington, Illinois, won the sectional championship in Fort Wayne, Indiana. They will play nationals in Arizona, November 5, 6, and 7.
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