Wednesday, January 21, 2014 • Vol. 137, No. 33

LOCAL AREA SPORTS


HIGH SCHOOL

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lady Rebels Edge Out Farmington, 50-45
TABLE GROVE, JAN. 19 — The Lady Rebels remain unbeaten in conference play at 7-0 following a 50-45 decision over Farmington (10-12) on Monday night … (more)

Cold Shooting Handcuffs Lady Rebels In Third-Place Game
CAMP POINT, JAN. 17 — Playing their fifth game in eight days, South Fulton (18-4) seemed to run out of gas on Saturday against Havana, who topped the Rebels, 55-42, in the third-place contest … (more)

Fourth-Quarter Push Lifts Lady Rebels Past Unity
CAMP POINT, JAN. 15 — Holding on to a 4-point lead heading into the final eight minutes, South Fulton made a big push, and went on a 25-10 run to post a 67-48 victory over Unity (15-4) last Thursday night … (more)

State-Ranked Rebels Outlast Brown County
CAMP POINT, JAN. 13 — The state-ranked Lady Rebels (17-3) moved up two spots to number seven in the latest Associated Press Poll, and proved their worthiness on Tuesday night with a 43-39 decision over Brown County … (more)

Burgard Joins
1,000th-Point Club

Senior Sommer Burgard joins teammate Kylie Crouse along with former Lady Rebels Carly Beebe, Nicole (Shafer) Koster and Tiffany Churchill on the South Fulton all time-scoring list by claiming her 1,000th point … (more)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Rebels Move Above .500
in League Play

ASTORIA, JAN. 16 — As the saying goes, “Revenge is a dish better served cold” and South Fulton did just that on Friday night with a 74-63 decision over Farmington … (more)

Lewistown Edges Out
Junior Varsity Rebels
In Third-Place Game

ASTORIA, JAN. 14 — The junior varsity Rebels basketball squad wrapped up tournament play last Wednesday night against Lewistown in the third-place contest … (more)

Decisive Third Quarter
Lifts Tigers Past Rebels

BEARDSTOWN, JAN. 12 — In boys conference play last Tuesday night, Beardstown used a 17-9 third-quarter run to get past South Fulton, 53-50 … (more)


JUNIOR HIGH

BOYS BASKETBALL

Junior High Rebels
Split with Trojans

TRIOPIA, JAN. 16 — In junior high boys basketball on Thursday night, South Fulton split on the road with Triopia, as the seventh-grade Rebels (11-8) posted a 29-17 victory over the hosts, while the eighth grade fell to 8-11 on the year … (more)

VOLLEYBALL

Junior High Volleyball Action — South Fulton Rebels vs. Beardstown Tigers
Click HERE to view photos by Cliff Miller.


COLLEGE

GIRLS BASKETBALL

College Update
Click HERE for brief updates from local athletes Carly Beebe, Tiffany Churchill and Molly Lascelles.


 

Meet the VIT Fifth- and Sixth-Grade Hornets

Photo by Sports Editor Darren Churchill

VIT 5th-6th Grade Hornets VIT 5th- & 6th-Grade Hornets

Click HERE to meet the team … (more)

Sports Schedule

Monday, Jan. 26

  • High school boys basketball Beardstown Tourney.
  • High school girls basketball, at VIT, Bushnell,
    6 p.m.
  • Junior high volleyball, away, Bowen, 6 p.m.
  • Astoria fifth-/sixth-grade boys basketball, at Astoria, St. Paul, 6 p.m.
  • Seventh-grade boys basketball Regionals, away, Lewistown.

Tuesday, Jan. 27

  • High school boys basketball Beardstown Tourney.
  • Seventh-grade boys basketball Regionals, away, Lewistown.
  • Astoria fifth-/sixth-grade boys basketball, at Astoria, Beardstown, 6 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28

  • Astoria fifth-/sixth-grade volleyball, away, St. Paul, 6 p.m.
  • VIT fifth-/sixth-grade boys basketball, away, Macomb.

Thursday, Jan. 29

  • High school boys basketball Beardstown Tourney.
  • High school girls basketball, at VIT, Elmwood,
    6 p.m.
  • Seventh-grade boys basketball Regionals, away, Lewistown.
  • Astoria vs. VIT fifth-/sixth-grade boys basketball, at VIT, 6 p.m.
  • Astoria vs. VIT fifth-/sixth-grade volleyball, at Astoria, 6 p.m.

Friday, Jan. 30

  • High school boys basketball Beardstown Tourney.
  • Junior high volleyball, at Astoria, Abingdon, 6 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 31

  • Junior varsity girls basketball Shootout, away, Havana.
  • Eighth-grade boys basketball Regionals, at Astoria.
  • Astoria fifth-/sixth-grade volleyball Southeastern Tourney.