In the wake of an incredible career for the Central A&M Raiders, senior Connor Heaton was recognized for his tremendous on-court acomplishments Thursday when he was named to Associated Pressd All-state team. Friday, March 13, 2020
With a trip to the state tournament on the line, the Central A&M Raiders faced a familiar foe Tuesday night when they took on Goreville in a Supersectional slugfest. The two teams squared off against each other two years ago in this same setting, with the same stakes at hand. Goreville bested the Raiders then, and they did it again Tuesday in an unfortunate repeat performance for the Raiders. Wednesday, March 11, 2020
CASEY — Since their third-place finish at state a year ago, the Central A&M Raiders have been unified under one goal: a return trip to the big dance. The Raiders took another big step toward that goal Friday night in Casey with a big 55-43 win over Effingham St. Anthony in the sectional championship match. Saturday, March 7, 2020
After injuring his ankle in the Regional semifinal, then scoring just eight in the Regional championship game against Nokomis, it was unclear how Connor Heaton was going to play in Tuesday’s Sectional semifinal game in Casey against an Altamont team that was 28-6 going into the contest.
His stat line says enough: 33 points, nine rebounds, and five steals, but his coach also thought he played one of the best games of his career. Wednesday, March 4, 2020