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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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Springfield Shock 17UA take 2nd at Nationals

ORLANDO — The Springfield Shock 17UA team went 12-1 and finished second out of 98 teams in the AAU Nationals Classic division, June 26- 30. They returned home from the Orlando tourney with the runner-up trophy, dropping their only match in the championship, 19-25 and 23-25, to Huntsville, Alabama’s Rocket City, coached by former 1984…

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Coy wins doubles at USA Cornhole Club Championship

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Courtney Coy recently participated in the USA Cornhole Club Championship on Team Missouri last weekend at Bridgestone Arena. Coy took the win in the women’s doubles with partner Miranda Coy. She will appear on the broadcast that will air this Friday, June 25, 2021 on NBC in their sports network at…

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Springfield Shock U13 Volleyball ranks 21st in the nation

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Springfield Shock U13 volleyball team played in the AAU Nationals Tournament over the weekend and finished with a 21st Ranking out of 150 teams. Pictured in the front row from left are: Keira Brandis, Brogan Anderson and Maryn Linderman. Back row: Alayna Vincent, Hadley Maley, Ainsley Johnson, Coach Bruce Wible, Addyson…

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