EP girls basketball plays tough Arcola team

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Kendra Hennis  Arcola – April 12  Seventh Grade The East Prairie seventh grade girls basketball team came out victorious on April 12 against Arcola with a 14-8 win. Cailin Munson led the Hornets with four points, and Reese Davis, Lilly Kurtz, Phoebe Wilkins, Jazmine West and Tori McCollom each added two points.  Coach Beth…

Foltz breaks pole vault record at Mayo track meet

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Kendra Hennis The East Prairie girls track team competed on April 13 at Mayo Middle School in Paris. The seventh grade girls received first place in the meet, Paris Mayo received second with 43, and Paris Crestwood had 32. Seventh Grade Reese Davis won the 100-meter dash, along with teammates Amaryiah Banda came in…

Jessie Martin sets up the offense for TCHS girls volleyball victories

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Lenny Sementi To say seniors Jessie Martin and Kate Dean are in sync as the 2021 volleyball season winds down is an understatement. The duo connected thirty-seven times for kills in a three-match swing this past week. Martin delivered sixty-three assists on the week as the Warriors rebounded from losses to Shelbyville and Paris…

Warriors return to the diamonds for 2021 softball and baseball season

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s baseball and softball teams last took the diamond one year, 11 months and five days ago. Yep that’s 100 weeks, or 697 days since they have kicked the dirt around in an actual game. That all ends this week as baseball coach Adam Carver’s squad opens 2021 on Monday, April 19…

Friday night holds big day for Baer and the Tuscola Warriors

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Lenny Sementi Caden Baer turned in one of the best performances of his career on the gridiron this past Friday as part of the black and gold as the Warriors blew open a tight game scoring twice in the final three frames upending an athletic Macon Meridian squad 48-13. The junior picked off a…

Young Villa Grove Blue Devils softball team looks to improve game

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tony Hooker So, this season is starting out a little bit more normally than the previous sports season. How are the kids who play volleyball/ football adjusting to being in baseball/softball at the same time? How about the coaches who are involved with both? We have nine athletes playing volleyball and softball. The kids…

Villa Grove Blue Devils tame Titans 41-19 in Friday night football

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tony Hooker The Villa Grove Heritage Blue Devils used a fine passing performance from Liam Barr (12-15 for 261 yards and a touchdown) a punishing ground game from Luke Zimmerman (18 carries for 117 yards and five TD’s) to overcome the Tri-County Titans squad by a score of 41-19.  The Titans, fired up for…

Villa Grove High School spring sports round up

April 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Tony Hooker Volleyball Clawed by Wolves Madie Burwell hammered eight kills and Kyleigh Block passed out nine assists, but it wasn’t enough as the Blue Devils dropped a 25-15, 23-25, 25-11 decision to Okaw Valley on April 12. Exploded by Bombers Vanessa Wright had seven kills, but the Devils dropped a 21-25, 25-21, 14-25…

EP girls basketball continues winning streak against Cerro Cordo’s team

April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Kendra Hennis Seventh Grade The seventh grade East Prairie Hornets kept the winning streak alive, going 4-0 in the season following a 17-10 win against Cerro Gordo on April 8. Phoebe Wilkins led the Hornets with five points, Reese Davis and Lilly Kurtz each added two baskets, and Amaryiah Banda and Chloe Fowler added…

Lady Warriors volleyball team collects a pair of wins over the week

April 14, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s volleyball team jumped back to .500 after collecting a pair of wins to end the week. After falling to Maroa Forsythe on Tuesday the sixth in their first skirmish of the week the Lady Warriors rebounded winning four straight sets on Wednesday and Thursday sweeping both Clinton and Meridian collecting two…