Bates big in CIC victories
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Tuscola’s softball team took full advantage of Natalie Bates to set the tone early in a pair of Central Illinois Conference wins this past week. The speedy senior led off both games for the Warriors in the first and scored both times as the Warriors held on to upend a good Central A&M squad 7-5…

Diaz’s bunch goes mining for precious medals in Arthur
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By Lenny Sementi Head girls track coach Lacey Diaz and her Lady Warriors came home with a lot more precious metal than they left with this past Friday evening. The Lady Warriors rode a strong performance from their four relay squads and some personal record setters in the open events to a first place finish…

Upper classmen show the way at Arthur Invite
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s boys’ track team leaned on their elders to show the way this past Friday night in Arthur. Seniors Noah Woods, CJ Picazo, Turner Hastings, and junior Brandon Douglas shined in a thrilling 86-83 win over Arcola at the 15-team Arthur Invite to collect first place hardware at the end of the…

Warriors post big win over St. Anthony
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s baseball team opened the Annual Tuscola Round Robin with a five-run win, 10-5, over Eastland-Lanark in their opener of the two-day event. They then backed it up with a signature 7-5 win over an Effingham St. Anthony team that entered the game with 10 wins and just one loss on the…

Lady Warriors open conference play with 2-1 over Clinton
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Tuscola’s softball team played their second opener of the year eight games into the season taking on Clinton in the first Central Illinois Conference skirmish Tuesday, March 26. The Warriors rode the arm of sophomore pitcher Kaitlyn Reifsteck. The second year hurler fanned ten while scattering four hits and a walk out over seven innings…

Big win for Lady Warriors
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Tuscola’s softball team backed up its first Central Illinois Conference victory earlier in the week with a win over maybe the best competition they have seen so far in the young season. The Lady Warriors scored first and utilized a big third frame to upend a very strong, loaded Paris squad 9-4 Wednesday, March 27…

Miller set to lead young Lady Warriors
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By Lenny Sementi McKinlee Miller is the leader of the pack for head girls track coach Lacey Diaz. Miller, who qualified for the state track meet in both the long and triple jump, will lead the way for Coach Diaz’s young but talented team. She competed in two events a few weeks ago at indoor…

Track hits the ground running
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By Lenny Sementi A small group of seniors are poised to lead coach Ryan Hornaday’s boys track team by example thanks to their work ethic. CJ Picazo, a state qualifier in the discus a year ago, will join up with classmates Turner Hastings and Noah Wood, who were also at the state meet for the…

Warriors open league play
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s baseball team rebounded quickly from a loss to Champaign Central with a pair of Central Illinois Conference victories. Coach Adam Carver and his boys opened the CIC Tuesday, March 26 with a win on the road upending a strong Clinton squad 3-1 in a seven-inning pitchers duel. They backed it up…

Early runs doom Warriors
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By Lenny Sementi Head baseball coach Adam Carver’s squad was scheduled to host Champaign Central’s baseball team, but Mother Nature had other plans that forced the Warriors to take their show on the road north to square off with the Class 3A Maroons. Central’s strong bats lived up to their billing by twice posting crooked…