Warriors earn conference title, tally 67 runs in four games
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By Kayleigh Rahn Monday, April 30 Tuscola-12; Maroa Forsyth-9 The temperatures were warm, the wind was blowing out, and seven balls left the park Monday, April 30 at Tuscola. The Warriors took four innings to find home plate, but once they did, the race was on for the big finish. In the end, Tuscola topped…

Track solid at Sullivan Invite
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By Lenny Sementi Both the boys’ and girls’ Tuscola track teams turned in solid performances this past week at the ten-team Sullivan Invite. Coach Ryan Hornaday’s boys squad rode Hunter Woodard’s and CJ Picaso’s domination of the throwing events to a second place finish, scoring 101 points to beat the third place team by more…

Softball pulls away from Neoga
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Ashton Smith hurled a six-hit shutout gem Wednesday, April 25, helping Tuscola’s softball to a 7-0 non-conference victory over Neoga. Smith issued no free passes and scattered the six hits out over seven innings of action while striking out four. Allison Clark was the catalyst for the offense. The junior first baseman got the ball…

Field leads way at Lady Sage
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By Lenny Sementi Coach Lacey Diaz looked to her field entrants Friday, April 27 in Monticello. McKinlee Miller, Karli Dean, and Cassie Russo combined for 26 of the Warriors’ 34 points, as all three placed near the top of their respective events. Miller added to the team totals later in the meet as well in…

Hornaday’s group aiming toward postseason
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola boys’ track coach boasts one of the biggest rosters in the area year in and year out, but it’s never just quantity. The long-time coach of the pack consistently leads one of the top programs in Class 1A, and they proved that Friday, April 27 at the St. Joe Invite. A…

Tuscola gains experience as winning streak snaps
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By Kayleigh Rahn Monday, April 23 Tuscola-15; Central A&M-2 Quality offense led to a big win over Central A&M on Monday, April 23. “After the disappointment of not getting to play at Busch Stadium yesterday, I thought the guys came out in a rather business-like manner and easily handled an over matched opponent,” Hoel said.…

Lady Warriors stumble
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Tuscola’s softball team took to the diamond four times this past week and led in every one late into the game but couldn’t close the door in three of them. Tuscola traveled to Teutopolis to take on a top-ten Lady Shoes squad and freshman hurler Kaitlyn Reifsteck worked a no-hitter two outs into the seventh…

Diaz’s crew continues to push forward
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By Lenny Sementi Head girls’ track coach Lacey Diaz and her lady Warriors continue to take the program to the next level by laying claim to first place hardware in the 32nd Annual Tuscola Invite. Diaz’s group outdistanced a solid Shiloh program by four points winning 74-70 thanks to a strategic loading of talent in…

Woodard and the Black and Gold shine in the eyes of legends
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By Lenny Sementi Head boys’ track coach Ryan Hornaday, who has built the Warriors into a perennial state-ranked team, has seen a lot of records go by the wayside since taking over the reins of the Warriors. This past Friday at the 32nd Annual Tuscola Invite he witnessed one that won’t be topped anytime soon.…

Warrior baseball rolls through week, tallies 35th consecutive conference win
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By Kayleigh Rahn The Tuscola Community High School baseball team picked up its 35th consecutive conference win since 2015 during a three-win week. The boys brought home a 13-4 win from Sullivan April 18, topped Cumberland 9-5 April 19, and shutout Shelbyville 6-0 April 20. Tuscola 13; Sullivan 4 Difficult playing conditions couldn’t cool the…