MONDAY, MARCH 20 SPORTS ROUNDUP BASEBALL VALMEYER 11, EAST ALTON-WOOD RIVER 6: Valmeyer pushed across six runs in the top of the fourth to defeat EAWR at Norris Dorsey Field. Kye Holbrook had three hits and a RBI for the Pirates, while Luke Blackwell, Jacob Brown, Jake Killy and Elijah Miller... read more
GILLESPIE - Jillian Hawkes and Riley Nelson drove in runs in the first inning, and Avery Hamilton made them stand up in a magnificent one-hit shutout performance in the circle as Edwardsville's softball team defeated Gillespie 2-0 in a game played Monday afternoon at Gillespie. The win was the Tigers'... read more
ALTON - The first varsity baseball game at Alton High this season ended in thrilling fashion on Monday evening. What was a low-scoring affair with little solid hitting ended with the biggest hit of all, a walk-off three-run homer by Alton’s Jayden Diaz that gave the Redbirds a 5-2 victory at... read more
ALTON – The Marquette Catholic High School baseball team showed no signs of letting up Monday afternoon at Lloyd Hopkins Field. The Explorers scored in every inning on the way to a 12-2 win over the Southwestern Piasa Birds. With the win, Marquette improves to 2-1 on the season, while Southwestern... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Andrew Hendrickson, a senior pitcher/outfielder with the Edwardsville baseball team, is off to a good start as the Tigers opened the 2023 season this past week, getting the only two hits in the team's 10-0 loss to Lockport Township Mar. 16, driving in a run in a 12-2 win over St. Joseph-Ogden... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville head coach Jon Wagner coached Mackenzie Pratt to the 140-pound championship at the IHSA girls' state wrestling tournament recently at Grossinger Motors Arena in Bloomington as Pratt pinned three of her four opponents to win the title. After the tournament, Wagner officially... read more
EAST ST. LOUIS - Dainen Rucker, a junior guard for the East St. Louis basketball team took control of several key games for the Flyers this season at his point position. Rucker was one of the leaders in the Flyers' excellent 26-9 overall season. The Flyers finished third place in the IHSA Class 3A Stat... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Olivia Baca, a senior striker for the Edwardsville High School girls' soccer team who scored 25 goals in 2022, is off to a blazing start in 2023, scoring a hat trick in the Tigers' 6-0 season-opening win over Rochester in the Metro Cup showcase event on a chilly and windy Mar. 13 evening... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Caeleb Copeland is a key returning senior to the Edwardsville High baseball team and was a major contributor to the Tigers in 2022, as he hit .422 with a home run and 24 RBIs as the Tigers went 36-4 and won the IHSA Class 4A state championship over Mundelein 4-3 in suburban Chicago. ... read more
GLEN CARBON - Father McGivney Catholic’s Adelyn Speight recently signed a letter of intent to play college soccer at the University of North Alabama. Speight describes herself as “a versatile player.” Adelyn is a Bryon, Carlson, Petri and Kalb Female Athlete of the Month. “... read more

Next 10 Sports Stories

High School Sports Video
AP Sports

Follow Us