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Final standings for Ladies Golf League

TAYLORVILLE — These are the final standings from the Taylorville Ladies Monday Night Golf League: 1 Laura Oyler/Retha Lumb- 288 2 Julie Eggerman/Helen Summers 280 3 Sheryl Brashe/Elaine Wilkinson 280 4 Carla Black/Ruth Writght 275 5 Kim DeMichiel/Dorothy Mayer 270 6 Nancy Montgomery/Charlotte Anderson 267 7 Helen Kennedy/Steph O’Bryan 264 8 Kelly Aymer/Renee Basil 215…

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Central A&M defeats Cerro Gordo

The Central A & M Raiders (7- 6) hosted Cerro Gordo-Bement in a non-conference volleyball match and swept the Broncos in two sets, 25-15, 25- 19. Aggressiveness at the service line and scrap- py defense allowed for the Raiders to depict the momentum of the match. The Raiders will travel to Meridian in a conference…

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Panthers are thrid at Mattoon Invite

MATTOON — The Pana Panthers traveled to Mattoon to play in the Green Wave’s Invitational Volleyball Tournement on Saturday morning. Pana’s team went .500 winning two and losing two on the day. Panthers’ players Rachel Holthaus and Jillian Hamilton made the All-Tournement team. Pana will be at home to take on Hillsboro Thursday, Sept. 9.…

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Lincolnwood sweep Lancers at the Woodshed

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer RAYMOND—The Lincolnwood Lancers volleyball team hosted the Greenfield Tigers on Tuesday afternoon. The gymnasium was on fire, but not quite like these Lancers. Both of the matches ending with the same result as Lincolnwood came out on top, 25-16. The crowd was cheering loudly and the players were ready to go as…

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Mens Monday Golf League

Beautiful weather, with green grass and blue skies was the setting for the Monday Morning Retired Mens League. As they hold their 17th outing of the year. Nine teams battled it out for weekly bragging rights taking place out at Taylorville Lakeshore Golf Course. With a final score of 135, Team Crist won the day.…

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Senior Night for the Ponies

KINCAID — The South Fork Ponies honored their seniors at the first home game Saturday night. Among the seniors honored was football player CJ Henley and cheerleaders Myla Bigelow, Jenni Freeman, Chaylea Brunk, Rachel Williams and Jordyn Alcala. Submitted Photo

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5 reasons to participate in scholastic sports

Many kids are introduced to sports at an early age. Though young children may enjoy the recreational aspect of playing sports, a serious passion for a particular sport may develop as children reach high school. Such passions can be encouraged, as participating in sports can be highly beneficial for young people. 1. Learn resilience: Compared…

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Make safety part of cheerleading

Cheerleading can be a physically demanding activity full of stunts, dancing and tumbling. Although it was initially designed to entertain and motivate crowds during sporting events, cheerleading has become a competition in its own right and features seasoned athletes who dedicate themselves and commit to year-round rigorous training. Active Network, a company that provides software as…

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Jays beat Sox 2-1

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Pinch- runner Breyvic Valera scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Monday night. Valera ran for Reese McGuire after the Blue Jays catcher singled off Craig Kimbrel (2-4) to begin…

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Tville Golf Meeting

TAYLORVILLE — For any interested athletes, the Taylorville boys and girls golf teams will be holding an informational meeting next Tuesday, July 6, at the East Circle Drive of Taylorville High School. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. and will provide information for the upcoming season.

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