Girls basketball tips off this week – with a number of tournaments around the region.  The Alton Lady Redbird Tip-Off Classic tournament got underway last night at AHS:

Jerseyville           33

Cahokia                61


Alton                                    50

Springfield Lanphier         52

Lady Redbirds head basketball coach Jennifer Jones:





The tourney continues tomorrow night :

6:00 – Lanphier – Mater Dei

7:40 – Belleville West – Jerseyville

(Alton back in action Friday night against B.Mater Dei)


The Roxana girls will play their season opener tonight in the Dupo Cat Classic against the host team (Dupo Lady Tigers) at 6 pm.

Game two tonight – Metro East vs. Valmeyer


The Columbia tip-off classic also got started Monday night with two first round games:

EA/WR          22

Columbia      70


Lebanon        57

Gibault           28


Two more first round games will be held tonight in Columbia….

Marquette vs. Columbia’s JV at 6 pm

Greenville vs. Waterloo at 7:30