Robinson High School's boys' basketball team reached a milestone Friday (Jan. 10), as they recorded the 1,500th win in program history with their 51-28 Little Illini Conference win over Flora. (Josh Brown photo)
Nuttall Middle School's seventh grade boys' basketball team picked up what they hope is the first of two pieces of hardware this week, as the Raiders scored a 43-32 win over top-seeded Casey-Westfield in the championship game of the Little Eastern Illini Conference Tournament in Martinsville (Jan. 15).
Getting back home was apparently the key to curing what had been ailing Lincoln Trail College's men's basketball team recently.
Following a pair of losses on the road against tough competition to open up the 2020 portion of their schedule, the Statesmen returned home Wednesday (Jan. 15) for another stiff test against rival Olney Central College - who had just recently upset then No. 1-ranked Vincennes University.
The Statesmen were up to the challenge this time, as they held off a late charge and picked up an 83-74 win in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference contest.
Two teams on different levels met Monday night (Jan. 13) and the result was what was expected, as Oblong High School's girls' basketball team took on Class 1A No. 6-ranked Altamont and suffered a 63-13 loss.