|Salukis' Western, Indians' Holmes move on|
|NEWTON - Two Lawrence County athletes will participate against the best of the best later this week, at the Illinois High School Association Class A track and field finals. Lawrenceville High School senior Heather Holmes will be making her first trip to Charleston in the 1,600-meter run while Red Hill High School junior Jamesha Western will return in both the discus and shot put.|
Both qualified for the finals with their showing in sectional competition hosted by Newton High School on Friday. The sectional meet was twice delayed by weather, for nearly two hours in all.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
|Tribe completes season sweep of Salukis|
| BRIDGEPORT - Regional play may be looming for Lawrence County's high school baseball teams, but first there was a county battle to settle.|
Lawrenceville used a five-run fourth-inning to seize control on Thursday then held off county rival Red Hill, 7-5, at the Tank Farm.
It was the regular season finale for the Salukis of coach Dan Marsh, who finished with a 6-15 mark. Lawrenceville improved to 9-12 and is slated to play at 11 a.m. Saturday at Paris. Both teams will take part in Illinois High School Association regional play next week.
Friday, May 15, 2015
|Red Hill Junior High runs well in meet at Effingham|
| EFFINGHAM - Fourteen Red Hill Junior High School track and field participants advanced from Illinois Elementary School Association sectional competition to the Class A state finals with their performances last Saturday.|
The Class A state finals will take place in East Peoria this weekend.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
|Lawrenceville teams romp past Clay City|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Lawrenceville High School's baseball and softball teams both snapped losing streaks Friday by clubbing visiting Clay City.|
At Unit 20 Ballpark, the Indians' baseball team snapped a five-game losing streak by thumping the Wolves, 19-3. At Phil Alsman Memorial Field, Lawrenceville's softball team whipped Clay City, 12-2, to end a five-game skid.
Both games ended after Clay City batted in the top of the fifth, due to the 10-run rule.
Monday, May 4, 2015
|Salukis squander chances, fall 3-2|
| BRIDGEPORT - Red Hill High School's softball team squandered good scoring opportunities in each of the final three innings Tuesday, in a 3-2 loss to visiting Oblong.|
|Indians stretch winning streak to four|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Lawrenceville High School's baseball team took advantage of every Mount Carmel miscue Wednesday, to hand the visiting Golden Aces a 9-3 setback at Unit 20 Ballpark.|
The Indians, who improved to 5-4 with their fourth consecutive victory, batted around while taking control with four runs in the second inning and got a complete game from pitcher Thomas Mahrenholz.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
|Indians get back on track, beat Hutsonville in 5|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - After a couple of disappointing losses, Lawrenceville High School's softball team might have found its way back on to the right track on Tuesday.|
|LHS sophomore Goodwin no-hits Hutsonville|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - There's nothing like a no-hitter to lift a team out of a funk.|
Sophomore Clay Goodwin delivered just that Tuesday, as the Lawrenceville High School's baseball team snapped a two-game losing streak by downing visiting Hutsonville, 2-1, at Unit 20 Ballpark.
loss of year|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - Junior Shyloh Hearn gave Lawrenceville High School's softball team a perfect start to Saturday's Lawrenceville High School Invitational, but Olney ruined the Indians unbeaten season in the championship game.|
Hearn tossed a perfect game as the Indians opened the tournament by blasting Martinsville, 18-0, in the tournament semifinals. In the nightcap, however, Olney scored eight unearned runs in the fifth inning, on the way to a 12-4 win.
Monday, April 13, 2015
loss of year|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Junior Shyloh Hearn gave Lawrenceville High School's softball team a perfect start to Saturday's Lawrenceville High School Invitational, but Olney ruined the Indians unbeaten season in the championship game.|
|Fee passes costly for Indians in loss to Edwards County|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Free passes were the main issue for Lawrenceville High School's baseball team on Saturday, as four hurlers combined to walk 12 hitters in a 10-8 Little Illini Conference loss to visiting Edwards County at Unit 20 Ballpark.|
Monday, April 13, 2015
|Seventh-inning rally lifts Tribe to win|
| ALBION - Lawrenceville High School's baseball team scored three times in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday and held on for its first win of the season, a 6-4 triumph over host Edwards County.|
|Bridwell's homer the highlight as Salukis win first game|
| BRIDGEPORT - Red Hill High School softball coach Amy Moan knew good things would happen if freshman catcher Savannah Bridwell ever made solid contact with the ball.|
|Salukis hang on for 5-4 win at Oblong|
|OBLONG - Red Hill High School's baseball team played just enough defense and got just enough run production Tuesday to even its record at 2-2.|
The Salukis scored three runs in the top of the sixth inning to take a 5-2 lead, then held on for a 5-4 win over host Oblong.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
|LHS softball team handles Salukis, 13-1|
|BRIDGEPORT - Lawrenceville High School's softball team got its bats going in the later innings Thursday, and rolled to a 13-1 win over rival Red Hill at Leigh Ann Westall Memorial Field. The game was stopped after five innings due to the 10-run rule.|
The Indians (2-0) and Salukis (0-1) were tied through two frames, before LHS took the lead for good with two runs in the top of the third. It was only the beginning, as the Indians added four runs in the fourth inning and six in the fifth.
Friday, March 27, 2015
|LHS baseball team drops two|
|Lawrenceville High School's baseball team dropped a pair of road games to open the season over the weekend, but Indians' coach Bob Gher is undaunted.|
Flora nipped the Tribe, 5-4, to open the season on Friday. On Saturday, fell 13-3 to Newton in a game that was stopped via the 10-run rule after six innings.
LHS banged out nine hits in both losses, but got nothing to show for it.
"We're 0-2. It's early," Gher said. "But I still have high hopes for the season. That's not changed."
Monday, March 23, 2015
|UE's Simmons named as MVC scholar-athlete|
|ST. LOUIS - Sporting a 3.83 GPA, University of Evansville sophomore Blake Simmons was named to the Missouri Valley Conferen|
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
|Salukis storm from behind to win crown|
| BRIDGEPORT - Red Hill rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final five minutes and defeated the Edwards County Lions 49-46 to claim the Class A regional title Friday night.|
Monday, March 2, 2015
|16th straight win brings Tribe a regional title|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Lawrenceville High School's basketball team claimed its first Illinois High School Association regional championship in a decade Friday evening, although it was anything but easy.|
Monday, March 2, 2015
|Salukis hold off Bison, will play for championship|
| BRIDGEPORT - Red Hill staved off a Grayville rally in the fourth quarter and went on to defeat the Bison 62-54 Wednesday and earn a berth in Friday's Class A regional championship.|
Thursday, February 26, 2015