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Taylorville Cross Country remains blazin through September

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Sports Editor MULTIPLE LOCATIONS — The THS boys and girls cross country teams ran in two invitationals over the weekend. First, on Thursday September 15, the Decatur Invite. Then, just two days later, The Richard Spring Invite. DECATUR — The Taylorville Cross Country teams raced 45 minutes northeast to participate in the…

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Taylorville soccer earns Senior Night victory

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Sports Editor TAYLORVILLE — The Tornadoes hosted the Hawks to a soccer match on Monday, September 19. The match was a special one as they honored each of the nine senior players. The Taylorville boys soccer team scored two unanswered goals in the second half to defeat Macon-Meridian, 2-1. “We played hard.”…

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Lancers improve to 12-0 on the season

RAYMOND — The Licnolnwood Lancers notched wins at all three levels at home on Thursday. The JV team won in two close sets, 25-22 and 25- 23. The varsity defeated the South County Vipers in just two sets, 25-16 and 25-17. This conference victory gives the Lancers an undefeated (12-0) start to the season and…

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THS Girls golf takes Oak Terrace

PANA — Led by senior Sophia Robinson, the Taylorville girls linksters topped the field of four teams at Pana Country Club Thursday afternoon. Taylorville finished with a 213 team total followed by Raymond-Lincolnwood (219), Pana and Effingham St. Anthony. Robinson carded a 41 followed by Kaydee Prose with a 53, Laura Wayman (54), Ryleigh Mizeur-Crist…

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Pana Panthers tame Bulldogs, 28-3

(PANA) — Joel Deere, number 5 and Monte Weddle, 33, wrap up Staunton Bulldog runner Jacob Dillon, 26, during the Pana- Staunton football game Friday, Sept. 16, 2022. The Pana defense held the Bulldogs to 139 total offensive yards in Pana’s 28-3 South Central Conference victory. Dillion ended up with just seven yards on the…

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MLB celebrates Roberto Clemente Day

NEW YORK (A P) — For the big leaguers who saw him play, Roberto Clemente was a breathtaking talent and unmistakable force on the field who made a powerful impact on young ballplayers. His selfless humanitarianism left a lasting impression, too. Major League Baseball celebrated its 21st annual Roberto Clemente Day on Thursday, with festivities…

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