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home : sports : edinburg December 8, 2019

Third quarter fells Edinburg in loss to Clinton
Will Lefever (21) puts up a runner in the lane after getting a steal in the fourth quarter of Edinburg’s loss to Clinton on Tuesday night. Lefever led the Wildcats in scoring with 17 points.Breeze-Courier photo/Robert Fagg
Will Lefever (21) puts up a runner in the lane after getting a steal in the fourth quarter of Edinburg’s loss to Clinton on Tuesday night. Lefever led the Wildcats in scoring with 17 points.
Breeze-Courier photo/Robert Fagg
“We went into the locker room with a lot of energy and left it with a lot before the second half started. We just opened the third quarter with a couple of silly turnovers that turned into points for them and that stopped our momentum,” said Edinburg head coach Jon Yard.

The Wildcats faced off against the Clinton Maroons in the late game on Tuesday night in the Bill Rucks tournament held at Mt. Pulaski. The Wildcats played a tough first half with the Maroons, but a 17-point difference in the third quarter proved to be the difference maker as Edinburg fell 67-50.

Wednesday, November 27, 2019


Strong first half sends Delevan past Wildcats
The Edinburg Wildcats opened their season in Mt. Pulaski at the Bill Rucks tournament against Delevan. The Wildcats trailed by 32 at the break, but made a comeback in the second half to cut it to a respectible margin in what would be a  59-32 loss.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Edinburg eager to face new challenges
The Edinburg boys basketball team is eager to turn the corner this season after a rough start under first-year head coach Jonathon Yard last season. The Wildcats ended their season in the Regional with a win over the fourth-seeded Stewardson-Strasburg, but fell to Tri-City the next night.

“Last year was tough. There was a learning curve for everyone, me included being a first time head coach. The positive thing, though, we ended on a strong note in Regionals. We were the 13-seed out of 13 teams and upset the four-seed, and then gave Tri-City all they could handle who beat us by 30 or so a couple of weeks prior. They just hit some big shots down the stretch and we couldn’t get the stops we needed to. There was just something there in that last week that clicked; unfortunately, it took that long, but it was an encouraging sign going forward,” said Yard.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Wildcats' season ends in first round to Hilltoppers
The Mt. Pulaski Hilltoppers played in the first round of their hosted regional against Edinburg on Monday night. Despite a strong showing from both teams, Hillsboro made fewer mistakes and was able to advance in the tournament, while Edinburg’s season came to a close with a 25-20 and 25-18 defeat.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Edinburg falls to Lutheran in straight sets
Edinburg made the short trek to Springfield on Thursday night as they took on the Lutheran Saints for their final regular season contest. The Wildcats fell 25-12 and 25-16.
Friday, October 25, 2019

Sangamon Valley sweeps Edinburg on senior night
EDINBURG — Edinburg’s mathcup with Sangamon Valley was supposed to take place about a month ago. That game was rescheduled due to travel issues, and was played on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Edinburg sweeps Nokomis
The Edinburg Wildcats hosted Nokomis on Tuesday night at home. The Wildcats defeated the Redskins in straight sets 25-17 and 25-16.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Edinburg volleyball outlasts Pawnee in three sets
The Edinburg volleyball team faced off against their rival Pawnee on Thursday. The Wildcats defeated Pawnee, but they needed three sets to do so as Edinburg took the first set 25-18, Pawnee won the second 20-25, and Edinburg pulled out the win in set three 25-19.
Friday, October 11, 2019

South County Vipers sweep Wildcats at home
The Edinburg Wildcats hosted the South County Vipers in volleyball action on Monday night after the Wildcats took sixth over the weekend at the Mohawk Classic. The Wildcats were looking to bounce back against the Vipers, but South County won in straight sets 25-17 and 25-15.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

PORTA downs Edinburg
EDINBURG — The Wildcat volleyball team played in their fourth game of the week as they took on Petersburg PORTA at home on Thursday. The Wildcats weren’t able to maintain ball control as they fell 23-25 and 14-25.
Friday, October 4, 2019

Edinburg, Morrisonville open Mohawk Classic
MORRISONVILLE — The Edinburg Wildcats and Morrisonville Mohawks were in volleyball action on Wednesday night in Morrisonville as both teams kicked off the Mohawk Classic.
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Edinburg volleyball falls to Meridian in three
The Edinburg Wildcats faced off against the Meridian Hawks on Monday night. The Wildcats took the first set 25-19, but fell in the second set 18-25 and the third set 15-25.
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Edinburg sweeps Calvary
The Edinburg Wildcats won their second conference match in a row as they swept the Calvary Saints 25-10 and 25-12 on Thursday.
Friday, September 27, 2019

Edinburg finishes 2-3 at Ray Long Classic
The Edinburg Wildcats went 2-3 on Friday and Saturday in the New Berlin Ray Long Classic. Despite falling in their three pool play games, the Wildcats were victorious in both of their bracket games on Saturday to finish the weekend at 2-3.
Monday, September 23, 2019

Wildcats drop first home game
EDINBURG — The Edinburg Wildcat volleyball team competed in its first home game of the season last night when they hosted New Berlin. The Pretzels and Wildcats fought back and forth through the first set, but New Berlin took it 25-21 before taking over in the second set and winning 25-9.
Thursday, September 19, 2019

MHS/EHS VB compete in Mont. County tourney
The Edinburg Wildcats and Morrisonville Mohawks faced off against tough competition over the two day tourney. The Wildcats went 2-3, which awarded them 13th place and the Mohawks were also 2-3 and finished 10th.
Monday, September 16, 2019

Wildcats win on the road
The Edinburg Wildcat volleyball team traveled to Mt. Olive on Tuesday night. The Wildcats picked up the win as they defeated Mt. Olive 25-11 and 25-14.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019











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