Sports

Saints Win Three Straight

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann Saints boys basketball team picked up three wins this past week as they defeated TSJ/ILS in the Feeder School Shootout at NCHS as well as defeating St. Libory and Hoyleton/Grand Prairie earlier in the week. The Saints got the week started with a 51-34 win over the Hoyleton/Grand Prairie

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St. Ann Defeats Ashley, Falls To Opdyke/BelleRive

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann girls basketball team split their two games this past week as they fell to Opdyke/BelleRive before bouncing back to defeat Ashley. On November 6, the Lady Saints traveled to take on Opdyke/BelleRive. Opdyke/BelleRive was just too much for the Lady Saints as St. Ann fell by a score of

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TSJ/ILS Split Two Games

By Brent Huelsmann The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans split their two games this past week as they defeated Ashley but fell to Tamaroa/St. Bruno. The Lady Titans record this season is 5-2. The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans hosted Tamaroa/St. Bruno on November 7. The Lady Titans came out of the gate quick in the first half, but

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Jr. Hornets Pick Up Two Wins

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Jr. Hornets boys basketball team picked up two wins this past week over Trico and Carlyle to move their record to 4-2 on the season. The Jr. Hornets seventh grade team picked up one win as they defeated Trico, but fell to Carlyle. Nashville’s first action of the week was

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Hackstadt To Play At SIU-Edwardsville

Madison Hackstadt signed to play basketball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Madison is sitting next to her parents Neal and Angie Hackstadt. The back row is Okawville High School Athletic Director Jon Kraus, Okawville High School basketball coach Michelle Hasheider-Burianek, and Okawville High School principal Keith Senior. By Brent Huelsmann Okawville senior Madison Hackstadt has

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Titans Finish Third At Christ Our Rock 7th Grade Tournament

Front row:  Zach Brinkmann, Parker Renken, Dillon Teter, Lucas Wojtowicz, Gabe Kurtz. Back Row: Coach John Kroeger, Owen Dunn, Kendall Vallett, Jack Kroeger, Connor Davis, Evan Perry, Coach Ryan Blumhorst, and John Blumhorst. The Trinity St. John/Immanuel Lutheran Titans were active this past week in the Christ Our Rock 7th Grade Tournament.  The first match

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Hornet Harriers Head To State

Hornet Harriers Head To State By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS fall sports season wrapped up this past week at the IHSA Class 1A State Cross Country Meet, held at Detweiller Park in Peoria. All of the runners battled tough conditions as rain made the course muddy and slick. The NCHS Girls Cross Country team, as

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TSJ/ILS Lady Titans Finish 3rd At Pinckneyville 204 Tournament

By Brent Huelsmann The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans continued their hot start to the season with a third place finish in the Pinckneyville 204 Tournament. The Lady Titans defeated Trico and Pinckneyville Jr. High in the tournament and fell to Albers. TSJ/ILS has a record of 4-1 on the season. The Lady Titans began the tournament

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TSJ/ILS Titans Open Season

The TSJ/ILS Titans finished fourth in the St. Mary’s Centralia Tournament. First Row:  Lucas Wajtowicz, Levi Traub, Dillon Teter, Parker Renken, Evan Perry, Dakota Bannert, Gaeb Kurtz, Connor Davis.  Second Row:  Coach Jim McGranahan, Owen Dunn, Jack Kroeger, Dominic Perry, John Blumhorst, Kendall Vallett, and Coach Ryan Blumhorst. The Trinity St. John/Immanuel Lutheran Titans opened

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St. Ann Picks Up Win Over Ashley

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann Saints picked up a win this past week as they defeated Ashley 42-17 at home on November 2. The Saints took the lead in the first quarter, and continued to hold the lead throughout. St. Ann took an 8-3 lead after the first quarter of play, as Tommy Herzog

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