|Salukis' Holtz chosen to play in WVCA All-Star game|
|TERRE HAUTE, Indiana - Tristan Holtz will put on a football helmet one last time later this week.|
A 2015 Red Hill High School graduate, Holtz will play for the Black Team Saturday in the annual Wabash Valley Coaches Association All-Star football game. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. EST at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Indiana State University.
Holtz is the only Lawrence County player who will play in this year's contest. Lawrenceville High School is no longer a member of the WVFCA.
Monday, June 22, 2015
|Six Indians, six Salukis make up 2015 all-county team|
| LAWRENCEVILLE - Six athletes from both Lawrence County high schools have been chosen for the Daily Record's All-Lawrence County Spring Sports team.|
This is the second year that the newspaper has chosen an all-county team from the sports of baseball, softball and boys and girls track.
Three players each were selected from the sports of baseball and softball. In addition three runners were chosen from both boys and girls track.
Friday, June 12, 2015
|Lawrenceville native Manley hangs on for title|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - Zach Manley doesn't play a lot of golf these days, but he obviously remembers his way around the course at Lawrence County Country Club.|
A 2009 graduate of Lawrenceville High School who now lives in Terre Haute, Indiana, Manley shot a 4-under-par score of 140 over the weekend to claim the championship in the Albright Motors Lawrence County Open.
Monday, June 8, 2015
|Three from county make All-LIC first team|
|FLORA - Three Lawrence County players have earned first-team All-Little Illini Conference for their exploits on the diamond this spring.|
Lawrenceville High School senior Amarae Miller was one of 18 players chosen for the first team in softball while a pair of Lawrence County juniors - Lawrenceville's Jordan Shick and Red Hill's Dalton Murray - made the first team in baseball.
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
|RHHS junior runs in state meet|
|Red Hill High School junior Lance Holmes participated in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles at the Illinois High School Association Class A track and field finals Thursday in Charleston. |
Holmes ran his second-fastest time ever, 42.10 seconds, but failed to qualify for Saturday's championship race. Holmes placed fifth in a field of nine in Thursday's heat at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University. Holmes would have had to run 40.84 to claim one of the nine spots in Saturday's finals.
Friday, May 29, 2015
|Salukis' Lance Holmes moves on in hurdles|
|LAWRENCEVILLE - Red Hill High School junior Lance Holmes is the last man standing, in regard to track and field.|
Holmes was the only Lawrence County runner to advance Thursday, from Illinois High School Association sectional meet at Ed Loeb Field, to next week's state finals in Charleston.
Holmes, who will be running at the finals for the second consecutive season, place second in the 300 intermediate hurdles on Thursday, in 41.73 seconds.
Friday, May 22, 2015
|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