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Former St. Anthony softball coach Crystal Tipton made things official Tuesday night at the Teutopolis Unit #50 school board meeting, officially becoming the head coach of the Lady Shoes going forward.

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Teutopolis state champion discus thrower Joe Kingery will be participating at the highest collegiate level next season after signing with Illinois State University.

The Effingham Flaming Hearts won their first sectional championship since 1942 Saturday with a 4-2 win over Chatham (Glenwood) in the IHSA Class 3A Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) Sectional Championship.

0-2 count in the bottom of the seventh with the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes up 12-6, a grounder comes to second baseman Tyler Runde. The ball is corralled in the glove of Runde who then throws to first baseman Clint Weber for the final out and secure the IHSA Class 2A State Championship over the…

The Effingham Flaming Hearts were in a familiar place as they found themselves in a sectional semi-finals for the third year in a row.

Newton's Connor Bierman and Teddy Frichtl were chosen to the East Squad for the Illinois High School All Star Shrine Football game on June 15th on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University.

The Lady Hatchets of Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg fell to Hardin Calhoun Monday 1-0 after a dominant pitching performance from Calhoun's Sydney Baalman.

The Hatchets of Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg used a power surge from the middle of the lineup to help defeat host Meridian at the IHSA Class 1A Macon (Meridian) Sectional softball championship Friday afternoon 8-1.

A four run sixth inning comeback for the Mahomet-Seymour Lady Bulldogs helped push them over the Effingham Lady Hearts 8-6 in the IHSA Class 3A Mahomet-Seymour Regional Semifinals.

Despite cold and windy conditions, the bats of the Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Hatchets remained red hot, downing the St. Anthony Lady Bulldogs 9-0 at the IHSA Class 1A Macon Sectional semifinal Tuesday.

Being crowned a state champion is a phenomenal feat. It's hard to do in any sport. But for Teutopolis' Claire Bushur, she was crowned IHSA Class 1A State Champion in discus.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets continued their path to another state championship as they defeated the Morrisonville Lady Mohawks 10-0 in five innings Friday in the IHSA Class 1A Pawnee Regional Championship.

The St. Anthony Lady Bulldogs won the IHSA Class 1A Effingham (St. Anthony) Regional Championship Friday afternoon 1-0 on a walk-off walk in the bottom of the eighth inning.

A late six-run sixth inning helped push the Altamont Indians over the Casey-Westfield Warriors 7-0 to advance to the IHSA Class 1A St. Anthony Regional Championship.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets defeated the Edinburg Wildcats 12-0 in five innings Tuesday to advance to the IHSA Class 1A Pawnee Regional Final.

A couple of costly errors in the third and fourth innings from the defense of the Winsdor/Stewardson-Strasburg Hatchets let in four runs to help the Neoga Indians grab the 4-1 victory Monday in the IHSA Class 1A Regional Quarterfinals.

The Effingham Flaming Hearts used a game-saving diving stop and throw from deep in the hole by Kendall Ballman to help win the 2019 City Series over the St. Anthony Bulldogs Friday evening 5-3.

It's not rare that you see a two-sport athlete. But what is rare, is when that two-sport athlete signs to play at the next level. Effingham High School's Kendall Ballman signed his letter of intent to play football and baseball at Knox College in Galesburg, Il.

Landon Wolfe, Effingham High Schools all-time leading scorer in basketball, has signed his letter of intent to play at the next level at Minnesota State University.

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes used a dominant performance from Mitch Hemmen on the hill to help defeat the Effingham Flaming Hearts Monday 6-2, striking out 10 batters along the way.

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes used a complete-game win from Trenton Schwerdt to help stifle the bats of the Newton Eagles on the way to a 6-1 win Tuesday.

After a farming accident that almost stopped her volleyball playing career, Macie Weidner has now signed her letter of intent to play at the next level for Lincoln Trail College in Robinson.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets were the road team against the Neoga Lady Indians on the scoreboard, but played at home and ended up taking a 12-1 win in six innings on Monday.

The winter athletic banquet for Effingham High School honored athletes from the girls basketball team and the wrestling team Saturday night.

The winter athletic banquet for Effingham High School honored athletes from the girls basketball team and the wrestling team Saturday night.

The North Clay Cardinals win on a walk off to stay undefeated on the season as they won 6-5 over the Woodlawn Cardinals Thursday.

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes handed the Effingham Flaming Hearts their first loss of the season Monday, winning 7-2.

The North Clay Cardinals knew that there was a storm brewing and got a game in just in time. The Cardinals defeated the Sandoval Blackhawks 12-0 in five innings Friday afternoon.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets defeated the Meridian Lady Hawks 6-5 on Wednesday afternoon.

The Effingham Flaming Hearts used a walk-off sacrifice fly from Brayton Poland to come back and defeat the Shelbyville Rams Wednesday, 4-3.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Hatchets erupted for 11 first-inning runs in a 17-0 win over the Dieterich Movin' Maroons Tuesday.

The St. Anthony Bulldogs came from behind in their second-straight game to beat Flora 8-5 Tuesday afternoon.

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes used great pitching from Trenton Schwerdt and a late-inning home run be Luke Ungrund to help defeat the Cumberland Pirates 6-2 Tuesday.

A member of the Teutopolis Lady Shoes volleyball team signed her letter of intent to play at the next level. Julia Frey signed her letter of intent to play at Webster University in Webster Groves, Mo.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets softball team defeated the Shelbyville Lady Rams 8-1 on a windy Thursday afternoon.

The Windsor/Stewardson-Strasburg Lady Hatchets softball team started off the 2019 season right where they left off last season, winning. The 2018 state champions defeated the Central A&M Lady Raiders 10-0 in six innings Tuesday afternoon.

Obie Farmer was officially named the new Effingham High School Boys Basketball coach at the Effingham Unit #40 School Board meeting Monday.

Effingham High School's Carsyn Fearday signed her national letter of intent to attend and play basketball at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Ill.

The Effingham Flaming Hearts say goodbye to another player as one of their football players commits to play at Greenville University.

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