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Kayden Althoff’s hot bat helped spark a 5-run fourth inning and push along an insurance run in the sixth, in helping Teutopolis defeat Greenville, 8-5, for their Class 2A regional championship game Monday afternoon.

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Teutopolis was feeling pretty good going into the seventh inning after getting to Golden Aces’ pitcher Faith Fuller for three runs, taking a 3-2 lead Saturday in their Class 2A regional championship game.

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Altamont put up a run early in the game and withstood Brownstown/St. Elmo’s final charge as the Indians defeated the Bombers 1-0 Saturday morning to advance to their Class 1A regional championship.

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Teutopolis’ Andy Niebrugge got a sports drink bath in celebration of the Shoes’ win as they started their postseason run with a 10-0 victory against Salem Friday night. The win gives the Shoes their 20 victory on the season. The Wooden Shoes will host Greenville Monday at 4:30 p.m.

DECATUR — On the long list of activities that the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted in 2020, Millikin’s planned 50th anniversary celebration of its women’s athletic programs was one of the most ambitious. The year-long series of events would have celebrated the anniversary of the start of the Big …

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St. Anthony’s Maddie Kibler did it again. Kibler hit her second home run in as many days, leading the Bulldogs over Altamont 9-1 in securing their regional championship.

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Teutopolis scored three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning, giving them a buffer, holding off a pesky Newton squad that pulled within one as the Wooden Shoes defeated the Eagles 8-4 in their IHSA Class 2A semifinal game Thursday afternoon. Teutopolis advances with the win at 14-12, while…

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St. Anthony’s Maddie Kibler put the proverbial icing on the cake for her coach’s first postseason win Thursday afternoon as the Bulldogs defeated Mulberry Grove 13-0 in their IHSA Class 1A regional semifinal game.

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The last time Effingham faced Mattoon’s Raven Morrison, just two weeks ago, the Hearts managed only one hit against the senior pitcher.

SPRINGFIELD – An omnibus gambling bill that would allow Illinois bettors to wager on in-state college sports teams on a two-year trial basis passed the House early Tuesday morning, hours after its introduction the day prior.

Teutopolis’ Andrew Niebrugge drove in two runs in the top of the eighth inning breaking up a 3-3 tie, as the Wooden Shoes went on to defeat the St. Anthony Bulldogs 5-4 at Evergreen Field Thursday afternoon.

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TEUTOPOLIS – Wednesday was the day for Evan Addis.

The Effingham Lady Hearts used back-to-back home runs from Jaidi Davis and Riley Cunningham to help defeat the Mattoon Green Wave in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday, 10-6.

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The St. Anthony Bulldogs used a crucial four-run sixth inning to defeat the Effingham Flaming Hearts 5-2, completing the three-game sweep in the annual City Series.

The Effingham Lady Hearts defeated the St. Anthony Bulldogs in consecutive games to win the 2021 City Series Thursday.

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The Teutopolis Lady Shoes used an early lead to help set the tone and defeat the St. Anthony Bulldogs Friday 14-6 in the annual Cross Creek Classic.

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The St. Anthony Bulldogs defeated the Green Wave of Mattoon Monday 3-2 in nine innings to remain undefeated at 9-0.

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St. Anthony beat South Central 2-1 at Evergreen Park Thursday afternoon in a pitcher’s duel that featured a double steal and four errors.

The St. Anthony Bulldogs used a pair of five-fun innings in the second and third to help defeat the Bombers of Brownstown/St. Elmo Thursday 14-4 in five innings.

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