Seventh grade boys take JHOC tourney with 32-22 win over ALAH
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By Caleigh Parsley Seventh Grade Tuesday, Jan. 8 Tuscola-21 LSA-17 Josiah Hortin – 10 points Will Foltz – 6 points Nate Thomason – 1 point Jordan Quinn – 4 points Junior High Okaw Conference Championship Tuscola-32 ALAH-22 Austin Cummings – 4 points Hortin – 16 points Foltz – 2 points Quinn – 6 points Brayden…

Big day for Cunningham not enough
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By Lenny Sementi Cole Cunningham came off the bench early in both halves and turned in maybe the best game of his career, but it was not enough for coach Justin Bozarth’s Warriors to pull out a victory against a scrappy Tolono Unity squad. The Warriors limited the rivals from the north to under 40…

Rams sneak past Warriors
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By Lenny Sementi It took a big game from an unknown commodity to upend Tuscola’s boys’ basketball team on the road at Shelbyville. Coach Justin Bozarth and his crew were hit by two surprises Friday, Jan. 11. The game at Shelbyville was moved up an hour in an attempt to beat Mother Nature and her…

Lady Warriors steal title
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By Lenny Sementi Every good team hangs their hat on something and Tuscola’s girls’ basketball squad has draped theirs on the defensive side of the floor. The old saying is defense wins championships, and that’s just what the Lady Warriors did. Coach Tim Kohlbecker was grinning ear to ear after his squad ran off four…

Streak continues for Lady Warriors
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s girls’ basketball team built on its success from their championship run at the Monticello Holiday Hoopla winning the first two games of the New Year by first beating a pesky Fisher squad 41-20 in a low scoring affair this past Thursday. Then, two days later, on Saturday used a big fourth…

East Prairie boys’ basketball teams stay busy over break
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By Caleigh Parsley The seventh Grade Boys’ Basketball holds a record of 14-3. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, they beat Bement 34-17 when Josiah Hortin excelled with 13, Jackson Barrett made six, Nate Thomason earned three, Jordan Quinn totaled eight, and Brayden Gough scored four points. Then, Wednesday the 13th the boys defeated Cerro Gordo 40-8…

Slow start dooms Warriors at Hoopla
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola picked up a pair of wins to start the Monticello Holiday Hoopla and dropped a tough one to a very good Gibson City squad to end pool play earning them a spot in the third place contest versus the host Sages on Friday, Dec. 28. The rims were cold for coach…

Russo spreads Christmas cheer all to hear
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s girls’ basketball team didn’t leave Arthur’s gym this past Saturday with the trophy they went in looking for, but a big offensive performance in their final skirmish gave coach Tim Kohlbecker an early Christmas present. Lexie Russo was tops in the tinsel department scoring a game high 14 points in the…

Lady Warriors coming together at Hoopla
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By Lenny Sementi Coach Tim Kohlbecker loves the Monticello Holiday Hoopla. The long time coach of the Lady Warriors loves the quick turnaround playing four games in three days, giving him a chance to fix mistakes, develop lineups, and reinforce good habits. Tuscola attacked pool play with a vengeance winning all three contests leaning on…

Little comes up big
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By Lenny Sementi Tuscola’s boys’ basketball team kicked off the Monticello Holiday Hoopla with a 62-45 victory over a strong Neoga squad in their first of three pool play games. No one played better than senior guard Will Little. Little was a jack of all trades delivering 14 points, a game best four steals and…