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home : sports : local events December 8, 2019

Lincolnwood downs Mt. Olive 47-24
The Lincolnwood Lancers hit the road again on Friday night after opening the season at the New Berlin tournament. This time, they traveled to Mt. Olive to face off against the Wildcats. A stifling defensive performance from the Lancers kept Mt. Olive to 18 points from the floor, and although they added six from the free-throw line, the Lancers were victorious 47-24.
Saturday, December 7, 2019

Lancers fall in final game of New Berlin tournament
The Lincolnwood Lancers wrapped up the New Berlin tournament on Saturday as they took on MSM foe South County.

The third quarter was the difference maker, but a strong attempt at a comeback in the fourth left the Lancers down by four as the buzzer sounded, and they fell 41-37.

Monday, December 2, 2019

Lincolnwood topples Lutheran
NEW BERLIN — The Lincolnwood Lancers faced off against MSM conference opponent Lutheran in the New Berlin tournament on Friday night. The Lancers outscored the Crusaders 15-4 in the second quarter, which was the deciding factor in their 47-33 victory.
Saturday, November 30, 2019

North Mac second quarter downs Lincolnwood
NEW BERLIN — Despite a 15-point first quarter by the Lancers on Wednesday in the New Berlin tournament, the North Mac Panthers answered with a 22-point second quarter, which helped them come out on top with a 49-40 win.
Friday, November 29, 2019

Pretzel defense holds off Lancers
Lincolnwood’s second game of the New Berlin tournament saw them face off against the hosting New Berlin squad. The Lancers weren’t able to produce much offensively as they fell 54-24.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Lancers drop first game of season
The Lincolnwood Lancers traveled to New Berlin to take on Macon-Meridian in the first game of the New Berlin tournament on Monday night. Getting inside and stopping momentum by getting to the free-throw line was the difference maker for Meridian, as they won 76-42.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

LHS boys balancing basketball with off-court struggles
 “You go to school and you play throughout your younger years and then you become a coach, but there’s no playbook for this. Every instance that we’ve come across and tragedy, we have to handle with adversity. We talk about adversity in a basketball stance, and we have to translate that, now, into real life. We have very loyal and great kids in our school districts…and it makes it easier with the way that they’ve been raised and how they react to the situations,” said head coach Matt Millburg.
Saturday, November 23, 2019

YMCA Predators compete in Jacksonville Pentathlon
JACKSONVILLE — The Christian County YMCA Predator swim team traveled to Jacksonville to compete in the Pentathlon Swim meet. All of the swimmers aged 9-10 and up competed in the butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and the individual medley. The results were as follows:
Thursday, November 7, 2019

IHSA Adds Additional Runners to State Cross Country Field
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) announced on November 4, 2019 that it is adding 13 individual runners (8 boys, 5 girls), and one boys’ team (St. Viator), to its field of qualifiers for the 2019 IHSA Cross Country State Finals.
Tuesday, November 5, 2019

CC Youth Volleyball opens season
The Christian County Youth volleyball program started its new season on Sunday at the Stonington Community Center. There are 182 players from across the county that are participating this season. The teams will play games up until the first week of December.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Mahomes hurt in Chiefs' 30-6 win over Broncos
DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs rediscovered their mojo but lost their maestro.
Friday, October 18, 2019

Bowling league results
TAYLORVILLE — The men’s Fraternal bowling league and Illini Travel League were in action this week. The results were as follows:
Friday, October 18, 2019

FBCA falls just short of major upset in Regional
The FBCA Falcons pulled a very tough draw in the Regional semifinal this season. The eighth-seeded Falcons took on the number-one seed in the Sub-Sectional Riverton/Tri-City on Tuesday afternoon; last year the ninth-seeded Falcons had to face the second-seed and the fifth-seed to make it to the Regional title game.
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Tuesday men's Merchant bowling league results
TAYLORVILLE — The Tuesday men’s Merchant league continued play on Tuesday. Martynowski & Blakeman finished the night in first, Olde Bowl was second, Hatch’s was third, Boston Heating and Cooling was fourth, and Wells Lawn Care, TCR System, and Spinner were tied for fifth.
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

High School Football Scoreboard
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Bowling league results
Friday, October 4, 2019

Lincolnwood volleyball gets win number 900
The Raymond Lincolnwood volleyball team got win number 900 in program history last night as they defeated Nokomis in straight sets, 25-12 and 25-13. Mary Hammersley started the program at Lincolnwood in 1974 and coached the team for 24 years.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Ladies golf leagues results
TAYLORVILLE — The Tuesday and Wednesday morning golf leagues were in action this week and the results were as follows:
Thursday, September 19, 2019

Bowling results
TAYLORVILLE — The Tuesday night men’s merchant league was in action last night. Olde Bowl, Matynowski & Blakeman, and Boston Heating and Cooling were tied for first, Hatch’s was fourth, Spinner was fifth, TCR System was sixth, and Wells Lawn Care was seventh.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019

FBCA takes down Taylorville soccer 3-0
The FBCA Falcons and Taylorville Tornadoes took on one another on the soccer field, but also had to compete against 90 degree heat Thursday.

The Falcons were able to score three times in the first half to leave Taylorville with a 3-0 victory over the Tornadoes.

Friday, September 13, 2019

MTZ downs THS soccer
The Tornadoes and the Mt. Zion Braves renewed their rivalry on Tuesday on the soccer field in Mt. Zion. The game was originally scheduled for 4:00, but was moved back to 6:30 due to the heat.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Area SIUC students earn 3rd place in Illinois Spikeball Tourney
SIUC seniors Lane Ruppert and Dalee Young, both of Taylorville, placed third in an Illinois Spikeball tournament held at the University of Illinois, Urbana Campus on Saturday, September 7, 2019.

Spikeball teams from U of I, Champaign, Urbana area and other teams from around the state competed.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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