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home : sports : local events February 18, 2019

Opening of Millikin's new $5M baseball stadium delayed due to weather
Millikin University’s new $5 million baseball stadium in central Illinois won’t be complete in time for the 2019 season due to weather delays.
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Lincolnwood: Basketball is more than just a game sometimes
RAYMOND — Sometimes in sports, the emphasis is put on the task ahead: finish the sprint, compete in a drill, win the game. Sometimes, the emphasis goes beyond the task at hand and transcends the fact that two teams are even competing with one another.
Saturday, February 9, 2019

Free camp celebrates girls and women in sports day
JACKSONVILLE, Ill. — In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, Illinois College will host its second annual Sport Skills Camp on Saturday, February 16.
Friday, February 8, 2019

Lincolnwood finishes strong over Sangamon Valley
There’s an old saying that says that it isn’t about how someone starts something, it’s about how they finish. That saying rang true for the Lincolnwood Lancers on Saturday. After the game started with them scoring just five points in the first quarter while the Storm had 11, but the Lancers bounced back and scored 28 points in the second half to win 43-32.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Lincolnwood uses 2nd half to cap comeback
The Lincolnwood Lancers were down 24-14 at halftime, but have been a second-half team for a majority of their contests this season: in Carlinville when they faced off against Litchfield, the comeback began in the second half, just a few days ago against Nokomis in Morrisonville, the comeback began in the second-half, and on Tuesday night in Raymond, the second-half was where the Lancers were able to finish the 49-39 victory over Ramsey.
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

YMCA Predators compete at Danville Super Swim Invitational
The Christian County YMCA Predators traveled to Danville, IL on Saturday, January 26, 2019 to compete at the Super Swim Invite held at the Danville Family YMCA. The swimmers and coaches paraded around the pool deck in their superhero/villain/princess outfits during the “Super” Parade. The results from the meet are as follows:
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

1A and 2A basketball Regionals announced
The IHSA released the 1A and 2A girls basketball regionals on Friday.
Monday, January 28, 2019

Edinburg, Lincolnwood wrap up Mohawk Classic Wednesday
After the Friday and Saturday Mohawk Classic games were cancelled due to the weather, last Wednesday and last night were used to make up the games that were cancelled. Edinburg and Lincolnwood wrapped up their tournament on Wednesday night, as Edinburg fell to Vandalia 79-32 and Lincolnwood fell to Nokomis 57-37.
Thursday, January 24, 2019

YMCA Predators in Snowball meet
The Christian County YMCA Predators competed against 500 other swimmers in the annual 3-day Snowball Classic Swim Meet at the Kerasota’s YMCA. The Predators team consisted of 17 swimmers who  achieved more than 40 new personal best times!
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Illini travel bowling league results
The Illini Travel bowling league got moved back a week, after the road conditions pushed them back. Nonetheless, Solid 9 Pro Shot held their lead at the end of play on Sunday. They were followed by Town Pump Bowl, No One Knows, Broken Wrench Garage, Tuley’s Family Barber Shop, Olde Bowl, Boston Heating & Cooling, and Crappie Slayers.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Lancers top Tri-City in OT
After falling behind 24-20 at halftime and 37-30 after the third quarter, the Lincolnwood Lancers battled back for 25 points in the final quarter and then five more in overtime to top the Tri-City Tornadoes 60-57 on Friday.
Saturday, January 19, 2019

Updated sports schedule for 1-14
With the weather that came on Saturday and many sports were canceled over the weekend, Monday’s schedule has varied slightly for a few teams. All times listed are p.m.
Monday, January 14, 2019

Carlinville tops Lincolnwood in Mohawk Classic
The Mohawk Classic’s Tuesday night games are broken up to be hosted among three of the different schools across the tournament. On Tuesday, Lincolnwood hosted the Carlinville Cavaliers where the Lancers struggled in the middle quarters, helping Carlinville come away with the 54-34 victory.
Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Lancers top Wildcats in Mohawk Classic
It was a big-game feel in the Morrisonville gym on Monday night when the Lincolnwoood Lanceers hosted the Edinburg Wildcats in the Mohawk Classic.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Tosetti's 23 leads Redskins over Lincolnwood
When playing against Nokomis, the 6’ 8” junior Carter Sabol in the middle is a dominant force that any coach making a gameplan against the Redskins has to focus on. While Sabol draws a lot of attention, the Redskins have other scorers once they get going as well, including fellow junior Alex Tosetti.
Saturday, January 5, 2019

Thursday men's Fraternal league results
TAYLORVILLE — Jandi Services, Taylorville Moose, and Andy’s Market all tied with four points each to lead the men’s fraternal league. T’Ville KC II, Y-Zoe’s, T’Ville KC II, and T’Ville KC ended the night tied for fourth, Wendy’s, Olde Bowl, and Yard Heating and Cooling were tied for seventh, and Solid 9 Pro Shop, Lumb Restorations, and CTI Fiber were tied for tenth.
Saturday, December 29, 2018

Lincolnwood drops Waverly opener to Lutheran
WAVERLY — The Lincolnwood Lancers faced off against the Lutheran Crusaders for the second time this season with their opening contest of the Waverly Holiday Tournament. After falling to the Crusaders 60-33 over a month ago, the Lancers had a gameplan going into the contest last night.
Thursday, December 27, 2018

Area coaches, ADs react to IHSA districts
“Ready or not, here it comes,” said Taylorville athletic director Paul Held. He was referencing Tuesday’s bombshell from the IHSA that turned the Illinois high school football landscape on its head with the announcement of an upcoming shift to a district football system.
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Mt. Pulaski pulls away from Lancers
The Lancers went on the road Saturday to Mt. Pulaksi, where a big first half lead helped them pull away from the Lancers 58-45.
Monday, December 17, 2018

Redskins overcome slow start, top Pana
Neither team scored for more than three minutes to start the contest on Tuesday night when the Nokomis Redskins hosted the Pana Panthers on the hardwood.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

2nd quarter propels Miners over Lancers
The Lincolnwood Lancers traveled to Gillespie on Tuesday night to face off against the Miners. After playing even in the first quarter, the Miners doubled-up the Lancer scoring in the second quarter and widened their margin before winning 50-39.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Raiders hold off late push from Lutheran
The Lutheran Crusaders had a 22-point fourth quarter, but Central A&M had 22 in the third quarter, but the first half lead from the Raiders was enough to come away with the 64-59 victory.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Lincolnwood falls to Litchfield in shootout
Terry Todt, originally from Raymond, was honored with a shootout dedicated in his name on Saturday. Todt, broadcaster for WSMI radio, was diagnosed with cancer and had always wanted to see a shootout held in his area. The more games in a day, the better.
Monday, December 10, 2018

Hillsboro tops Lancers
The Lincolnwood boys basketball team hosted Hillsboro on Tuesday at home. The Hiltoppers had the lead from the get go and closed out the game with a 56-40 win.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

UIS offering relief aid
The University of Illinois Springfield will take on Lincoln Christian in women’s basketball action on Saturday, December 8. All of the ticket sales, as well as additional donations, will be collected and given to Taylorville.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Lincoln rallies past Lady Tornadoes
The Taylorville Lady Tornadoes traveled to Lincoln on Thursday for their second game in Apollo conference play. It ended up a thriller that saw a fourth-quarter comeback from the Railers who went on to capture the 57-52 victory.
Friday, November 30, 2018

Big second quarter downs Lincolnwood
The Lincolnwood Lancers found themselves down 30-23 going into halftime against the South County Vipers, a scoring difference that would prevail until the end of the game with Lincolnwood falling 49-42.
Monday, November 26, 2018

Second quarter helps North Mac over Lincolnwood
NEW BERLIN — Taking a 26-9 point advantage in one quarter helped the North Mac Panthers defeat the Lincolnwood Lancers on Friday in the fourth game of the Thanksgiving Tournament held at New Berlin. The Panthers continued their scoring into the second half and won 63-35.
Saturday, November 24, 2018

Lincolnwood nearly completes comeback Wed.
NEW BERLIN — The Lancers were down by 16 points going into the fourth quarter in their contest on Wednesday against Macon-Meridian, but outscored Meridian 22-12 in the period to lose by just six points, 51-45.
Friday, November 23, 2018

CCYMCA Predators compete in Bloomington
BLOOMINGTON — On Saturday, November 17, the CCYMCA Predators traveled to Bloomington to take on their YMCA in a swimming dual meet.
Friday, November 23, 2018

Lutheran D stifles Lincolnwood
“They’re long-armed, and the length of their press forced us to make some bad passes. Their traps were hard on us. I think, early in the season, those things can be deadly if we’re not prepared for that,” Lincolnwood basketball coach Matt Millburg said after a 60-33 loss to Springfield Lutheran Tuesday night.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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