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home : sports April 26, 2017

Tumble n'Fly sending 20 competitors to USTA Nationals
EDWARDSVILLE — The athletes from Tumble n’Fly are shown with the awards they earned at the USTA State Meet, in Edwardsville, this past weekend. All 20 athletes who attended State qualified to participate at the National Meet in Madison, Wisconsin. Submitted photo

EDWARDSVILLE — The athletes from Tumble n’Fly are shown with the awards they earned at the USTA State Meet, in Edwardsville, this past weekend. All 20 athletes who attended State qualified to participate at the National Meet in Madison, Wisconsin. Submitted photo

EDWARDSVILLE — The competitive tumbling team from Tumble n’Fly, in Sharpsburg, attended the USTA State Meet this past weekend, in Edwardsville. 
Wednesday, April 26, 2017


Anderson Jewelers

Offensive struggles plague Lady Tornadoes against Trojans

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes played host to Charleston, on Tuesday, in an Apollo Conference doubleheader.


Wednesday, April 26, 2017

3-on-3 Champions
RAMSEY — A group of Taylorville boys brought home championship medals this weekend, after traveling to Ramsey and winning a 3-on-3 tournament.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Taylorville Storm Win 8U Tourney
CHATHAM — The Taylorville Storm 8u baseball team traveled to Chatham this weekend and brought home a first place finish after a pair of wins.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Rockets rip Tornadoes in six innings, 11-1
TAYLORVILLE — Rochester’s Nic Baker  and Ben Chapman had themselves a day on the diamond in Taylorville on Monday night.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

THS Hall of Fame Banquet this Saturday
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville High School Sports Hall of Fame will hold it’s annual Honors and Awards banquet this coming Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.
Monday, April 24, 2017

Tornado baseball struggles in losses to Charleston

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

CHARLESTON — The Taylorville Tornado varsity baseball team’s struggles in Apollo Conference play continued on Saturday, when the Tornadoes traveled to Charleston where they were swept by the Trojans in a conference doubleheader. 


Monday, April 24, 2017

Lady Tornadoes compete at Titan Invite

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

CHATHAM — The Taylorville Lady Tornado track team traveled to Chatham, on Friday, for the annual Titan Invitational track meet, where they brought home a first, second, third, and fifth place finish. 


Monday, April 24, 2017

Lady Tornadoes set new PRs at Mattoon Invite

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

MATTOON — The Taylorville Lady Tornado track team had a solid at the Mattoon Invitational, on Thursday, with 15 personal record being set at the meet. 


Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tuesday Morning Ladies League Notice
TAYLORVILLE — The Tuesday Morning Ladies League at Lakeshore Golf Course will be starting it's 2017 season on Tuesday, May 2nd.  
Friday, April 21, 2017

Taylorville's Lowry signs with University of Evansville

Owen Lasswell

Breeze-Courier Writer

TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville’s Anna Lowry has been a standout track and cross country athlete for the Tornadoes during her four years at THS.


Friday, April 21, 2017

Bats go cold in Lady Tornadoes' loss to Cardinals
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes struggled to get their bats going on Wednesday, when they hosted the Pleasant Plains Cardinals in a non-conference softball contest.
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Freshman Tornado baseball falls to Lincoln 9-0
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado freshman boys baseball team played on the big diamond on Monday when they hosted the Lincoln Railsplitters in a non-conference contest at THS.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tornado boys track defeats Charleston Trojans
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys track team hosted the Charleston Trojans, on Monday, in a dual meet that saw the Tornadoes blow away the Trojans, winning nearly every event in the meet.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mt. Zion powers past struggling Tornados team
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado varsity baseball team dropped their fourth, and fifth, consecutive games on Saturday, when they hosted the Mt. Zion Braves in an Apollo Conference doubleheader.
Monday, April 17, 2017

Tornadoes run well at Lincoln quad meet

LINCOLN — The Taylorville High School varsity boys and girls track teams traveled to Lincoln, on Thursday, for a co-ed quad meet against the host Railsplitters, Sacred Heart Griffin Cyclones, and Rochester Rockets. 



Saturday, April 15, 2017

Lady Tornadoes take down Nokomis Redskins 4-1

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes were back on the diamond on Thursday, when they hosted the Nokomis Redskins in a non-conference matchup. 

 


Friday, April 14, 2017

Tornadoes fall to Redskins 13-3 in five innings
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes hosted the Nokomis Redskins on Wednesday, in front of a nice size crowd with nearly perfect baseball weather.
Thursday, April 13, 2017

2017-2018 THS Dance Team
TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville High School dance coach Heather Odam has selected the Dance Team for the 2017-2018 season.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Lady Tornadoes blank Mohawks in 1-0 win
MORRISONVILLE — Two of the top softball pitchers in the area went head to head on Monday, when the Taylorville Tornadoes traveled to Morrisonville to take on the Lady Mohawks, setting up a Megan Behl versus Marcy Langen battle.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Taylorville JH track starts season on the right foot
TAYLORVILLE — Last week marked the start of competition season for the Taylorville Junior High track teams.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tornado boys win first home meet of the season
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys track team hosted their first track meet of the season on Monday, when the Charleston Trojans and Williamsville Bullets came to town.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017

THS Boys Basketball Awards
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys basketball team held their annual awards banquet on Sunday, and four Tornadoes received honors at the event.
Monday, April 10, 2017

Tornado baseball drops two in Salem
SALEM — The Taylorville Tornado varsity baseball team traveled to Salem on Saturday, to take on the Wildcats in the 2017 Apollo Conference opener.
Monday, April 10, 2017

Lady Tornadoes split conference opener with Salem
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes hosted the Salem Wildcats in the Apollo Conference opener, on Saturday, and the gorgeous weather setup for a great afternoon of softball action.
Monday, April 10, 2017

Taylorville senior Stokes powers Tornadoes to 8-5 win over CAM
Saturday, April 8, 2017

Lady Tornado track wins home opener, 1st meet on new track

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — For the first time since the 2013 season, the Taylorville Tornado varsity girls track team was able to host a home meet, on Thursday, when the Effingham Flaming Hearts and Hillsboro Hiltoppers came to town. 


Friday, April 7, 2017

Taylorville's Chapel Hill Express basketball team finishes undefeated season
Friday, April 7, 2017

Taylorville's Coady to continue career at IC
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville-to-Jacksonville pipeline of student-athletes has seen several Tornadoes continue their academic and athletic careers at Illinois College in recent years, and the Blueboys added another to the list on Wednesday, as Taylorville senior Tyler Coady signed his letter of intent to attend IC and compete as a member of the Blueboy baseball team.
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Tornadoes jump on the Hillsboro 'Toppers early in 8-5 win
HILLSBORO — The Taylorville Tornadoes were finally able to get back on the diamond on Tuesday, when they traveled to Hillsboro to take on the Hiltoppers after Mother Nature made the diamond at THS unplayable.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Taylorville Kids are Kids Bobcats win 4th State Title
BLOOMINGTON — The Kids are Kids Bobcats from Taylorville won their fourth Special Olympics State Title on Sunday, March 19, when they defeated Elgin at the Horton Field House in Bloomington.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tornadoes fall to Bombers 14-4
ARGENTA — The Taylorville Tornado made a trip to Argenta on Tuesday, to take on the Argenta-Oreana Bombers in non-conference baseball action.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Taylorville's Stokes signs with Illinois College
TAYLORVILLE — For the Tornadoes, he was a multi-sport athlete, and he will get the chance to be the same in college when he suits up on both the gridiron and the diamond for Illinois College (IC) next fall.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Behl pitches Lady Tornadoes to a pair of wins
MAHOMET — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes traveled to Mahomet-Seymour High School on Saturday, for a pair of games against the Champaign Central Maroons and the Mahomet-Seymour Lady Bulldogs.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Snyder places 11th in shot at Top Times
Monday, March 27, 2017

8th Place at Prep Top Times
BLOOMINGTON — The Taylorville High School boys 4x800-meter relay team placed 8th in Prep Top Times for Class 2A, on Saturday, setting a new school record at 8:21.45.
Monday, March 27, 2017

Tornadoes sweep Bulldogs for first wins of the season
TAYLORVILLE — The threat of rain didn’t keep the Taylorville Tornadoes from taking the field on Saturday, when they hosted the St. Teresa Bulldogs in their first doubleheader of the season.
Monday, March 27, 2017

Fr. Tornadoes defeat Morrisonville 3-1

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado freshman baseball team hosted the Morrisonville Mohawks on Friday to open their 2017 season. 


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Morgan powers JV Tornadoes to win over Mt. Zion

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes junior varsity baseball team hosted the Mt. Zion Braves on Friday, and the Tornadoes put on an offensive show to defeat the Apollo Conference rival in six innings. 


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Taylorville's Dave Ryan reflects on his 2016 championship season

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — “Awesome” said Taylorville’s Dave Ryan, when asked to describe his 2016 championship golf season. “It is something that I've worked very hard for, for a very long time. It is very difficult to qualify for a USGA event and to win it you have to be so mentally strong.”


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Central Illinois is home to some great courses

Lakeshore Golf Course in a class of its own

TAYLORVILLE — One of the best golfing experiences in all of Central Illinois can be found just outside of Taylorville, at the gorgeous Lakeshore Golf Course. 


Saturday, March 25, 2017

Retired men's golf league to begin April 6
TAYLORVILLE — The Lake Shore Golf Course retired/senior men’s Thursday morning golf league will begin play on Thursday April 6 at 8:30 a.m., weather permitting. 
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Taylorville Tornado junior varsity baseball defeats Warrensburg-Latham Cardinals
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado junior varsity baseball team had a home game on Tuesday, when they hosted the Warrensburg-Latham Cardinals.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Tornado track sets school record at Eastern Illinois University indoor meet
CHARLESTON — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys track team traveled to Charleston on Saturday for an indoor meet at Eastern Illinois University.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Lady Tornado track runs well at Last Chance Meet
CLINTON — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes traveled to Clinton for the Last Chance Meet on Monday, with the last chance to qualify for the Illinois Top Times meet on Saturday.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

JV Tornadoes blow past Mohawks 17-3
MORRISONVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado junior varsity baseball team traveled to Morrisonville on Monday, to take on the junior varsity Mohawks in a battle of Christian County underclassmen.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Six Tornado Wrestlers earn all-conference honors
TAYLORVILLE — Six members of the Taylorville High School varsity wrestling team earned All-Apollo conference honors following the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season.
Saturday, March 18, 2017

Tornadoes drop season opener to MacArthur
TAYLORVILLE — It certainly didn’t feel like baseball weather on Thursday, but that didn’t stop the Taylorville Tornadoes from taking the field for their season opener against the MacArthur Generals at Taylorville High School.
Friday, March 17, 2017

Young Tornadoes featured in Speaks All-Star Game
JACKSONVILLE — The Taylorville Junior High School boys basketball program was well represented last Saturday, as seventh grader Kamren Heimsness (left) along with eight graders Sean Czajkowski (center) and Wyatt Shirley (right) participated in the Speaks Basketball All-Star Game for their respective age groups.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Lady Tornado track aims to break records
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornado track team opened the 2017 season on March 1, and have been off to a strong start since the beginning of the indoor track season.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Taylorville boys track already running well
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys track season began the season two weeks ago when the indoor track season kicked off, and the Tornado runners are already off to a strong start to the season.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Lady Tornadoes leaning on pitching in 2017
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornado varsity softball team had a great season in 2016, but after losing graduated seniors Kailey Talley, Katie Patton, and Taylor Durham the 2017 squad will require a new group of leadership to put together another solid season.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Tornadoes set for tomorrow's season opener
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes are in the second year of the Brian Sample era as head skipper, and the squad is set to begin the season tomorrow when they host the Morrisonville Mohawks.
Monday, March 13, 2017

Clayton, Moats earn All-Apollo conference spots
Saturday, March 11, 2017

Tornado boys track competes in Mt. Zion

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

MT. ZION — The Taylorville Tornado varsity boys track team traveled to Mt. Zion on Wednesday, for an indoor meet against the Braves. 


Friday, March 10, 2017

Clayton Advances
Friday, March 10, 2017

THS's Fleming to represent ILL in match against MO

John LeVault

Breeze-Courier Sports Editor

TAYLORVILLE — Following his appearance at the IHSA Class 3A State Finals in February, Taylorville High School senior Heath Fleming thought his high school wrestling career had come to an end. 


Friday, March 10, 2017

THS Sports Hall of Fame selects 5 new members
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville High School Sports Hall of Fame Committee has announced the newly elected members to the 2017 class of the Hall of Fame.  This year’s class incudes 1953 graduate and Tornado football standout Ed Bingham, 1974 graduate Bob Rahar who is being honored both as a football player and a Friend of Sports,  1993 graduate, and volleyball and basketball player, Darcy Dague, 1096 graduate, multi-sport athlete, Bo Lykins and 2004 graduate and football and baseball player Andy Gregory.
Friday, March 10, 2017

8th grade Ladies end season at regionals
CLINTON — The Taylorville Junior High School eighth grade Lady Tornadoes traveled to Clinton on Tuesday, for a regional semifinal matchup against the Rochester Rockets.
Thursday, March 9, 2017

Christian County YMCA Predators compete at Illini District meet
SPRINGFIELD — The Christian County YMCA Predators traveled to Springfield on Saturday and Sunday, March 4-5, 2017 to compete in the Illini District Championship Swim Meet.  Illini Districts were hosted by the Springfield SPY Team at the Kerasota’s YMCA. 
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Successful first week for THS indoor track teams
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado boys and girls track teams had a busy weekend in preparation for the upcoming outdoor track season, competing in three meets as part of the brief indoor track season.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Two From Taylorville Wresting Club Compete At Sectionals
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two members of the Taylorville Wrestling Club competed in the Intermediate age 9-10 group at the Champaign Sectionals on Saturday.
Monday, March 6, 2017

All Star Tornadoes
DECATUR -- Taylorville Junior High School eighth grade basketball players Wyatt Shirley (30) and Sean Czajkowski (33) were selected to represent the Tornadoes as members of the Sky Walker Middle School All-Star Game on Sunday.
Monday, March 6, 2017

Lady Tornadoes open indoor track season
MT. ZION — The Taylorville Lady Tornado varsity track team opened their indoor season on Wednesday, when they traveled to Mt. Zion High School.
Friday, March 3, 2017

7th grade Lady Tornadoes fall in regional championship
CLINTON — The Taylorville Junior High School seventh grade volleyball team traveled to Clinton on Thursday to take on the Rochester Rockets with the regional championship on the line.
Friday, March 3, 2017

YMCA Predators Place 7th at Junior Districts
EFFINGHAM -- The Christian County YMCA Predators traveled to Effingham on Saturday, to compete in the first of the Championships Series of Meets. 
Thursday, March 2, 2017

Dust earns CCAC All-Conference honorable mention
DAVENPORT, IA — Averaging nearly 18 points and eight rebounds per game helped Taylorville high school graduate Eric Dust earn all-conference honorable mention as the CCAC announced its postseason men's basketball awards on Tuesday.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Taylorville team takes 3v3 indoor soccer championship
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Millikin relay team earns All-Conference Honors
DECATUR — The Millikin men’s and women’s track and field team competed at the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) Indoor Track and Field Championships February 24-25 at the Shirk Center in Bloomington, Illinois.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Lady Tornadoes advance to regional championship game
CLINTON — The seventh grade Lady Tornado volleyball team traveled to Clinton on Tuesday, to take on the Mt. Zion Lady Braves in the IESA Class 4A regional semifinal.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Tornadoes show heart but fall short against Spartans
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes saw their season come to an end on Tuesday at the hands of the Southeast Spartans, but not without putting forth one of their best efforts of the season to nearly pull off the upset over the top seeded team in the Taylorville regional.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Taylorville Wrestling Club advances to Sectionals
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Clayton leads Tornadoes to regional win over Clinton
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes opened post-season play on Monday, when they hosted the Clinton Maroons in the quarterfinal round of the IHSA Class 3A Taylorville Regional. 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tornadoes fall short of upset in Effingham
EFFINGHAM — The Taylorville Tornadoes were on the road Friday, when they traveled to Effingham to take on the Apollo Conference champion Flaming Hearts in their regular season finale. 
Saturday, February 25, 2017

Taylorville Threat takes 1st in Hillsboro
Friday, February 24, 2017

Taylorville Wrestling Club set to wrap up a very successful season
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Wrestling Club had a great season. Coached by Jason Tex and Phil Herkert, the 38 member team has traveled to Springfield, Auburn, Mattoon, Hillsboro, Mt. Zion and their last regular meet in Carlinville.
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Lady Tornadoes fall to Mt. Pulaski on 8th Grade Night
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado seventh and eighth grade girls volleyball teams hosted Mt. Pulaski on Tuesday for their final home game of the regular season and senior night ceremonies.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Balanced scoring leads Tornadoes past Charleston
CHARLESTON — With the end of the regular season looming at the end of this week, the Taylorville Tornadoes traveled to Charleston on Tuesday, for their second to last Apollo Conference battle of the season where they went to battle against the Trojans.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Tornado bowling wraps up another season
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville High School Boys and Girls Bowling teams recently held their annual combined Awards Banquet at the Dining Hall in Manners Park.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tornadoes hang on, defeat Green Wave 65-62
MATTOON — The Taylorville Tornadoes made a trip to Mattoon on Friday, to take on the Green Wave in an Apollo Conference showdown.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Fleming, Nelson end wrestling careers at State
CHAMPAIGN — The 2016-2017 Taylorville High School varsity wrestling season officially came to an end on Friday, when seniors Heath Fleming and Michael Nelson were eliminated during the quarter final wrestle-back round of the IHSA Class 2A State Finals.
Saturday, February 18, 2017

7th and 8th grade Lady Tornadoes down Running Reds
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornado seventh and eighth grade girls volleyball teams hosted Stephen Decatur on Thursday, and the Taylorville girls swept past the Running Reds in four consecutive sets for a pair of quick wins.
Friday, February 17, 2017

Tornadoes battle at state
CHAMPAIGN — Taylorville senior Heath Fleming (top) and Mike Nelson (below) opened the IHSA Class 2A Wrestling State Final preliminaries on Thursday, at the State Farm Center in Champaign.
Friday, February 17, 2017

Taylorville Youth Basketball defeats Blessed Sacramet Bruins in finale
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Youth Basketball sixth grade boys team played their final regular season home games on Wednesday, when they hosted Blessed Sacrament School.
Thursday, February 16, 2017

7th grade Lady Tornadoes take down Springfield Franklin
TAYLORVILLE — The seventh grade Lady Tornadoes were back on their home floor Tuesday, when they hosted the girls from Springfield Franklin. 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Dance Factory Brings Hardware Home To Taylorville
ST. LOUIS — On February 4th, 2017 the Taylorville Dance Factory traveled to St. Louis Union Station to compete at Dupree Dance Company.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Lady Tornadoes end season in 57-54 loss to Southeast
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes played host to a IHSA Class 3A regional game on Monday, facing off against the Southeast Spartans with the winner advancing to Wednesday’s regional semi-final round.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Taylorville Threat wins Mahomet Classic II
MAHOMET — The Taylorville Threat won 1st Place in the 2017 Mahomet Bulldog Classic II, 4th Grade Division this past weekend.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Fleming, Nelson advance to IHSA wrestling State Finals
MASCOUTAH — The Taylorville Tornado wrestling team sent three competitors to last weekend’s Mascoutah sectional, and senior Heath Fleming and Michael Nelson each punched a ticket to the IHSA Class 2A wrestling State Finals later this week at the State Farm Center in Champaign.
Monday, February 13, 2017

7th grade Lady Tornadoes win Shelbyville Invitational
SHELBYVILLE — The Taylorville Junior High School seventh and eighth grade girls volleyball teams traveled to Shelbyville on Saturday, for a day full of volleyball action at the Shelbyville Invitational.
Monday, February 13, 2017

Clayton, Curtin shine in Tornadoes' senior night win
TAYLORVILLE — It was a busy night on Dolph Stanley Court Friday, when the Taylorville Tornadoes hosted the Charleston Trojans in an Apollo Conference showdown and held Senior Night to honor all graduating members of the jazz band, dance team, cheerleading squad and boys basketball program.
Saturday, February 11, 2017

Lady Tornado JH volleyball splits with Mt. Zion
TAYLORVILLE — The seventh and eighth grade Lady Tornado volleyball teams were on their home floor again Thursday night when they hosted the Mt. Zion Lady Braves at the North School gymnasium in Taylorville.
Friday, February 10, 2017

Late surge sends Flaming Hearts past Lady Tornadoes
EFFINGHAM — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes concluded regular season play on Tuesday, when they traveled to Effingham High School to take on the Flaming Hearts.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Lady Tornadoes take down Lincoln Magnet Leopards
TAYLORVILLE — The seventh and eighth grade Lady Tornado volleyball teams hit their home court on Tuesday, when they hosted the Springfield Lincoln Magnet Leopards in junior high volleyball action.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tornadoes battle but fall late to Alton Redbirds
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornadoes faced a tough test on Tuesday, when they hosted the Class 4A Alton High School Redbirds, out of the Southwestern Conference.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Turner Titans sweep TJHS Lady Tornadoes
JACKSONVILLE — The Taylorville Junior High School Lady Tornadoes traveled to Jacksonville on Monday, to take on the Jonathan Turner Junior High Titans in girls volleyball action.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Lady Tornadoes take down Mt. Vernon 50-40
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes hosted their final regular season home game on Saturday, in a non-conference matchup against the Mt. Vernon Lady Rams.
Monday, February 6, 2017

Tornadoes top Pana, take home Miners Trophy
PANA — It was a rivalry renewed on the hardwood Saturday night as the Pana Panthers hosted the Taylorville Tornadoes in a battle for Christian County.
Monday, February 6, 2017

Tornadoes sending three to wrestling sectionals
CHATHAM — The Taylorville Tornado varsity wrestling team was in action on Saturday, when they traveled to Glenwood High School for the IHSA Class 2A Chatham regional.
Monday, February 6, 2017

Tornado struggles continue in lopsided loss to Mt. Zion
MT. ZION — Over the past two season, the Taylorville Tornado varsity boys basketball team has had their share of struggles on the court when suiting up against Apollo Conference rival Mt. Zion, and those struggles continued on Friday, when the Tornadoes traveled north to take on the Braves.
Saturday, February 4, 2017

Lady Tornadoes struggle in loss to Mattoon Green Wave
MATTOON — The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes traveled to Mattoon, on Thursday, for an Apollo Conference showdown against the Green Wave.
Friday, February 3, 2017

TJHS Lady Tornadoes blow past Springfield Jefferson
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Junior High School seventh and eighth grade Lady Tornado volleyball team hosted Springfield Jefferson on Thursday, at the North School gymnasium.
Friday, February 3, 2017

Eighth grade Lady Tornadoes VB take down Nokomis
NOKOMIS — The eighth grade Lady Tornadoes were in action in Nokomis on Tuesday, where they improved their record to 8-4 on the season. 
Thursday, February 2, 2017

Durbin's 25 leads JV Tornadoes past Jacksonville
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Tornado junior varsity basketball team was back on their home court Wednesday, when they hosted the Jacksonville Crimsons for their second contest of the 2017 Taylorville Junior Varsity Tournament.
Thursday, February 2, 2017

TJHS Tornadoes end season in regional championship
EFFINGHAM — The Taylorville Junior High School eighth grade boys basketball team traveled to Effingham on Tuesday, to take on the Charleston Trojans in the IESA Class 4A regional championship game.
Thursday, February 2, 2017

7th grade Lady Tornadoes take down Nokomis
NOKOMIS — The seventh grade Lady Tornado volleyball team traveled to Nokomis to take on the Lady Redskins, and the Taylorville girls picked up another win on the season.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Tornadoes go cold in loss to Rochester Rockets
ROCHESTER — The Taylorville Tornado boys basketball team traveled to Rochester on Tuesday, for an Apollo Conference versus Central State Eight showdown.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Lady Tornadoes suffer OT Senior Night loss
TAYLORVILLE — It was Senior Night for the Taylorville Lady Tornadoes on Tuesday, when they hosted the Pleasant Plains Cardinals in a non-conference matchup on Dolph Stanley Court.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017

8th grade Tornadoes advance to regional championship
EFFINGHAM — The eighth grade Taylorville Tornado boys basketball team advanced to tonight’s regional championship game in Effingham after defeating the Mt. Zion Braves on Monday, with a final score of 37-35.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Lady Tornado volleyball sweeps Meridian Hawks
TAYLORVILLE —  The Taylorville Junior High School seventh and eighth grade Lady Tornado volleyball teams hosted the Meridian Hawks on Monday evening.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Strong start sends Lady Tornadoes past Bullets
WILLIAMSVILLE — Fresh off a big win over the Charleston Trojans on Thursday night, the Taylorville Lady Tornadoes traveled to Williamsville on Saturday, for a non-conference matchup against the Lady Bullets.
Monday, January 30, 2017

Tornadoes buckle late in loss to Wooden Shoes
TAYLORVILLE — It was a busy afternoon at Taylorville High School on Saturday, when the junior varsity and varsity Tornadoes hosted the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes in an event that included recognition of the fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade boys basketball teams, future Tornado dance team members who participated in the THS Dance Camp earlier in the day, and a cake auction.
Monday, January 30, 2017

8th grade Tornadoes advance with win over Stephen Decatur
EFFINGHAM — The Taylorville Junior High School eighth grade boys basketball team kept their season alive on Saturday, when they traveled to Effingham Junior High to open the IESA Class 4A regional tournament against the Stephen Decatur Running Reds and came home with a 34-30 win.
Monday, January 30, 2017

Second half stumble spoils Tornadoes trip to Salem
SALEM — With the Wildcats set to depart from the Apollo Conference at the conclusion of this school year, the Taylorville Tornado boys basketball team made the long haul to Salem for their final Apollo matchup in Wildcat Country on Friday.
Saturday, January 28, 2017

Lady Panthers sweep Tornadoes in JH volleyball
TAYLORVILLE — There was a battle of Christian County squads on Thursday, when the seventh and eighth grade Lady Tornado volleyball teams hosted the Panthers from Pana Junior High School at the North School gymnasium.
Friday, January 27, 2017

Lady Tornadoes upset Charleston Trojans 63-61
TAYLORVILLE — “This is a huge win for our girls” said an elated Taylorville head coach Mark Hannant. “We’ve got some momentum going but I’m just so proud of them. They played fantastic tonight and knuckled down when they had to towards the end of the game. Learning how to finish a tight game is huge and anyone who came in did a fantastic job contributing in the win.”
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