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April 27, 2018

Robinson's Amy McGahey (left) prepares to take the handoff from teammate Ella Florkowski in the 400 relay, while at right, Palestine-Hutsonville's Paige Matthews and Megan Funk get in position for their exchange. Robinson finished second in the event, while Palestine-Hutsonville tied for sixth. The Lady Maroons placed third in the team standings, while Palestine-Hutsonville was 10th in the 15-team field. (Josh Brown photo)

Panthers rally past Tigers in extras, 8-7
A see-saw affair swung back in the favor of the visiting team late, although the home team almost pulled it out in the end.

County rivals Oblong and Hutsonville-Palestine battled it out on the diamond Wednesday night (April 18) and needed an extra inning to decide a winner. When the dust settled, the Panthers had pulled out a come-from-behind, 8-7 victory over the Tigers in eight innings.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lady Panthers crush Lady Tigers, 22-2
One inning provided more than enough cushion for Oblong High School's softball team Wednesday (April 18), as they rolled to a win over their county rivals.

The Lady Panthers put up more than two touchdowns worth of runs in the opening inning and cruised to a 22-2 victory at Hutsonville-Palestine in their Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division contest.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Rally falls short for Maroons in 9-6 loss to Paris
A late surge was not enough for Robinson High School's baseball team to pick up a conference win Wednesday (April 18).

The Maroons fell behind early and could not dig all the way out of it in a 9-6 loss to Paris in Little Illini Conference play.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

RHS boys 2nd, girls 3rd at Nick Volk FS Invite in Newton Tuesday
Strong efforts against strong competition netted solid results for Robinson High School's track teams at the annual Nick Volk Freshman-Sophomore Invitational Tuesday (April 17) in Newton.

Robinson came away with a second-place finish in the boys' meet, while the Lady Maroons placed third in the girls' meet.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Maroons down Mt. Carmel, 7-2
Strong play continues for Robinson High School's baseball team, as they picked up a non-conference victory Tuesday (April 17).

The Maroons jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 7-2 win over Mt. Carmel.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Panthers score early, often, beat Martinsville, 17-5, in LOVC SE play
Scoring in bunches did the trick for Oblong High School's baseball team Tuesday (April 17) on their way to a lopsided conference win.

The Panthers scored at lead three runs in four of their five at-bats and cruised to a 17-5 victory over Martinsville in Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division play.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lady Panthers stay unbeaten, roll past Martinsville for 10-0 win
The beat rolled on for Oblong High School's softball team Tuesday (April 17), as they cruised to another lopsided conference victory.

The Lady Panthers stayed unbeaten in Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division play and overall following a 10-0 win over Martinsville.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Statesmen lose to Lake Land in 11, 5-4
A couple of extra frames were needed to determine a winner Tuesday (April 17), but that didn't result in Lincoln Trail College's baseball team finding the win column.

The Statesmen put together a late rally to force extra innings, only to ultimately come up short in a 5-4 loss to Lake Land College in 11 innings in their Great Rivers Athletic Conference contest.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lady Statesmen continue struggles in DH loss to Wabash Valley
The continually rotating schedule is not doing any favors for Lincoln Trail College's softball team as they continue to search for the win column to no avail.

The Lady Statesmen were swept in another Great Rivers Athletic Conference doubleheader Friday (April 13), as they dropped a pair of games to Wabash Valley College, 6-0 and 15-5 in games that were originally scheduled for Sunday (April 15), but were moved up due to weather concerns for the weekend.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Lady Maroons swing hot bats in 15-8 win over St. Anthony Friday
An offensive explosion got Robinson High School's softball team back on the winning track Friday (April 13).

Following a shutout loss to a good Casey-Westfield team Thursday, the Lady Maroons broke out the bats in a big way Friday, pounding out 21 hits in a 15-8 win at Effingham St. Anthony in non-conference action.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

RHS girls 3rd, P-H 10th at Sam Bennett
Tough competition resulted in mixed results for a pair of Crawford County girls' track teams at the 22nd Annual Sam Bennett Invitational in Robinson Friday (April 13).

Robinson fared well on their way to a third-place finish, while Palestine-Hutsonville had some bright spots despite finishing 10th in the 15-team field.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

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