Palestine-Hutsonville's boys' track team earned a share of the Red Hill Invitational championship Wednesday, as they won eight events and scored 135 points to tie with Red Hill for first place in the six-team event.
Wins in a dozen events led Robinson High School's boys' track team to a win in a five-team meet on the RHS track Monday (April 29).
The Maroons racked up victories in 12 of the 18 events on their way to scoring 94 points to outdistance the rest of the field. Paris was second with 78 points, followed by Lawrenceville (39), Effingham (39) and Olney (23).
A pair of big innings helped Lincoln Trail College's baseball team salvage the final game of their Great Rivers Athletic Conference series against Rend Lake Monday (April 29), winning the series finale 9-7.
A see-saw affair swung back in the way of the home team late, which spelled doom for Robinson High School's softball team.
The Lady Maroons grabbed an early lead, only to lose it before rallying to tie the game in the top of the seventh, then losing on a walk-off hit in the bottom of the seventh for an 8-7 loss at Lawrenceville in Little Illini Conference play (April 29).
Make it four in a row for Robinson High School's girls' track team.
The Lady Maroons came into Friday (April 26)'s Cumberland Invitational as the three-time defending champions and were able to claim the title once again this year, as they rolled to a first-place finish.
Strong efforts against strong competition netted solid results for Robinson High School's boys' track team at the annual Eagle Invitational in Newton Friday (April 26).
The Maroons won three events and fared well in several others on their way to racking up 59 points to finish third behind Olney (90) and Vandalia (63). Rounding out the field were Effingham St. Anthony (56), Mattoon (56), Charleston (45), Fairfield (45), Effingham (42), Teutopolis (33), Newton (29), Cowden-Herrick-Beecher City (28), Paris (21), Shelbyville (20), Red Hill (18), Altamont (15) and Lawrenceville (0).