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Taylorville harriers at Rochester Invite

ROCHESTER — The 53rd Lee Halberg Invitational was held Saturday in Rochester with a total of 19 schools from arund the state. The Taylorville boys placed 6th with a score of 132 while the girls team placed 8th with a score of 195. On the boys side of things, the top three schools were Mahomet…

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Cardinals top soccer Tornadoes Saturday

WARRENSBURG — The Tornado varsity soccer team traveled to Warrensburg on Saturday Morning. The beautiful sunny morning mixed with the hungry for a win Taylorville team made for a great setting. The match was a tough one with the Tornadoes falling to the Cardinals, 10-2. The team put up a fight but the goals were…

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Tornadoes fall to Mattoon at EIU field, 12-9

CHARLESTON — Taylorville punt returner Seth Hughes recieves a punt from Mattoon during their game on Friday night at O’Brien Stadium in Charleston, home of the EIU Panthers. The junior had a rushing touchdown in the game, but the Tornadoe’s came up short in the contest, 12-9. Lucas Domonousky/Breeze-Courier Photo Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer On…

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Tornado XC runs past Lincoln, Pana

TAYLORVILLE— The Taylorville High School cross country teams – boys and girls – hosted a meet at the Christian County fairgrounds on Thursday, the first home meet over the 3- mile course. It was a trian- gular meet, with Pana and Lincoln also participating. It was a good day for the Taylorville squads as both…

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Tornadoes take down Trojans on road

CHARLESTON — Taylorville High School junior volleyball player Sam Logue serves the ball during the Tornadoes match at Charleston on Thursday night. Logue finished the match with 5 service points, 2 of which were aces, in Taylorville’s 23-25, 25- 10, 25-7 win. Lucas Domonousky/ Breeze-Courier photo Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Sports Writer CHARLESTON — The Taylorville Tornado…

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Taylorville girls golfers 2nd at Petersburg outing

PETERSBURG – Once again it was the overall team depth of Auburn that enabled the Trojans to get past Taylorville, Porta and Lincolnwood in a quadrangular golf match at Petersburg’s Shambolee Golf Course Thursday afternoon. Auburn totaled a team score of 204, fol- lowed by the Tornadoes with 218, Porta 247 and Lincolnwood 252. Match…

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Tornadoes get it done on the road, 26-14 at Elgin

ELGIN — The Taylorville Tornado offense celebrates a third quarter touchdown as they dominated Elgin St. Edwards, 26-14 on Saturday, Sept. 4. The Tornadoes are now 2-0 on the season and will head to Mattoon on Friday for a match-up with the Green wave. Lucas Domonousky/Breeze – Courier Photo Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Sports ELGIN —…

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Tornadoes take first place at Mattoon Tourney

The Taylorville Tornado volleyball team took the championship of the Mattoon Invitational Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 4. Membersx of the team are, in front from left, Abby Heberling, Summer Brandis, Kennedie Cearlock, Samantha Logue, Sophie Mizeur and Meghan Dennis. In back, Head Coach Kim Peabody, Emma Pennock, Hannah Clayton, Mazie Flemming, Abbie Clayton, Elle Richards…

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Taylorville XC run in Rochaster Invitational

The Taylorville High School Cross Country team traveled to Rochester on Saturday morning to participate in the Rochester Invitational. There were 10 schools in the girls meet and 13 for the boys portion. The boys race was off first and the Tornadoes finished second with a total time of 1:25:47. The average pace was 17:10…

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THS girls golf results

JACKSONVILLE—In a match moved from Auburn’s Edgewood Golf Course to Jacksonville’s Link Golf Club, Taylorville’s girls linksters went 1-2 in a quad- rangular contest with Auburn, Pittsfield and South County (Waverly-Franklin). Auburn, acting as the host school took the match with a 197-team total led by Shelby Seiler’s meet best 43. Taylorville own Sophia Robinson…

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