Wednesday, April 9, 2014 • Vol. 136, No. 44

LOCAL AREA SPORTS


ELEMENTARY/
JUNIOR HIGH

South Fulton Junior High Track
Click HERE to view the teams.


HIGH SCHOOL

BOYS BASEBALL

Rebels Off to a Fast Start
BEARDSTOWN, APRIL 5 — Off to one of the best starts in program history, the South Fulton baseball squad improved to 6-0 following a doubleheader decision over Beardstown … (more)

Rebels Rally to Beat Farmington
ASTORIA, APRIL 1 — In league play on the baseball diamond last Tuesday afternoon, South Fulton (4-0, 1-0) rallied for 2 runs in the fifth inning, and another in the sixth to get past Farmington … (more)

Rebels Roll in Route 41 Series
BUSHNELL, MARCH 29 — In high school baseball over the weekend, South Fulton (3-0) came away winners in the Route 41 Series with shutout decisions over Arlington Heights and Illini Central … (more)

Engel Hits for the Cycle,
Rebels Win Big

ASTORIA, MARCH 26 — The South Fulton baseball squad (1-0) began their 2014 campaign with bats-a-blazin, recording 27 hits in a 37-4 victory over the visiting Southeastern Suns (0-2) last Wednesday afternoon … (more)

GIRLS SOFTBALL

Lady Rebels Offense not Enough to Overcome Bombers
IPAVA, APRIL 1 — Despite outhitting Macomb 13 to 11, South Fulton’s bats were not enough to get past the Bombers who posted a 16-12 road win over the Lady Rebels … (more)

Lady Rebels Defeated
in Home Opener

The Lady Titans (2-0) handed South Fulton (1-1) a 12-0 loss in their home opener … (more)

Lady Rebels Outlast Cougars in Season Opener
MASON CITY, MARCH 24 — Around the softball diamond last Monday afternoon, South Fulton (1-0) opened their 2014 season with a 7-6 road win over Illini Central (0-1) … (more)

BOYS BASKETBALL

Breedlove and Briney
Named to All-County Team


Canton’s Hunter Rhodes is this year’s Daily Ledger Player of the Year. Joining Rhodes on the All-County Team are Trey Swearingen of Farmington; Colton Johnson and Brady Hardesty of Lewistown; Quinn Murphy of Canton; and Brody Breedlove and Alex Briney of South Fulton … (more)


COLLEGE

FOOTBALL

Fighting Illini Set to Play
in Springfield

CHAMPAIGN, MARCH 31 — With spring practice sessions in full swing, Michael Heitz and the Fighting Illini football squad will pay a visit to Springfield on Friday for a controlled scrimmage on the field of Sacred Heart-Griffin High School … (more)


 

South Fulton Junior High Track Competes in Rushville Meet

Photo by Jennifer Stevens

Junior High Track

RUSHVILLE, MARCH 31 — The junior high track team competed in a meet held in Rushville. Click HERE to view more photos.


Upcoming Game Schedule

Friday, April 11

  • Varsity softball, at Ipava, Brimfield, 4 p.m.

Saturday, April 12

  • Junior high track, Boys Invite, away, Farmington,
    10 a.m.
  • Varsity baseball, at Astoria, Havana, DH, 10 a.m.

Monday, April 14

  • Junior high track, away, Rushville, 4:30 p.m.
  • High school boys/girls track Lewistown FS Relays, away, Lewistown, 4 p.m.
  • Junior varsity baseball, at Astoria, Beardstown, DH, 4:30 p.m.
  • Varsity/junior varsity softball, away, Havana,
    4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 15

  • Junior varsity baseball, at Astoria, Havana, DH,
    4 p.m.
  • Varsity/junior varsity softball, away, Abingdon, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, April 16

  • Varsity baseball, away, Mount Sterling, 4 p.m.

Thursday, April 17

  • Junior high track, away, Havana, 4 p.m.
  • High school boys/girls track Lewistown Relays, away, Lewistown, 4 p.m.

Friday, April 18

  • Varsity/junior varsity baseball, away, West Prairie (Blandinsville), 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 19

  • Varsity baseball, away, Lewistown, DH, 10 a.m.

 

Rebels Take Part in Kiwanis
All-Star Classic

CANTON, MARCH 29 — Seniors Brody Breedlove, Kaity Perry and Abbey Schaeffer took to the hardwood one last time on Saturday night, as the trio competed in the ninth annual Canton Kiwanis All-Star Game … (more)