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)
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.
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.
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.
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.