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CHS cross country holds awards’ banquet

  Morgan Carrino and Matt Dunn named Alton Roadrunners’ Runners of the Year for Carlinville By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter On Nov. 20, the Carlinville High School cross country team held its ‘end of season’ awards’ banquet in the CHS cafeteria. Nearly every athlete was in attendance, with the exception of a couple that…

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HS boys’ basketball: Greenfield-NW defeats Gillespie, Bunker Hill wins season opener

  Southwestern and North Mac compete in tip-off tournaments; Mick Downs and J.T. Alexander named to All-Touney team at New Berlin By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter To tip off the high school boys’ basketball season, Greenfield-Northwestern and Bunker Hill logged victories in their season openers, while Southwestern and North Mac competed at tip-off tournaments…

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HS girls’ basketball: Staunton 4-0, Gillespie spikes Mt. Olive

  Young Carlinville Cavies handle Greenfield-Northwestern; North Mac fifth at New Berlin tournament By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter In high school girls’ basketball action, Staunton is still unbeaten, Gillespie has bragging rights over a neighboring county rival and Carlinville’s youth stepped up and claimed a win at Greenfield-Northwestern. Staunton After a nine-day layoff, Staunton…

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CHS football and volleyball teams hold banquets, present awards

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Recently, the Carlinville High School football and volleyball teams held their annual ‘end of season’ banquets. Each event was conducted in similar style, with a dinner followed by the presentation of awards. FOOTBALL The CHS football team held its banquet at the Carlinville Elk’s Lodge Nov. 9. After…

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IESA eighth grade girls’ regional basketball pairings released

Postseason play tips off Nov. 28 By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The official pairings for the Illinois Elementary School Assocation eighth grade girls’ basketball regionals were posted last week. The postseason tips off on Mon., Nov. 28. Class 8-1A: Mt. Olive Mt. Olive, the county’s lone representative in Class 8-1A, has been assigned to…

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Gibson, Force Elite dominate travel softball tournaments

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Carlinville athlete Hannah Gibson and the Force Elite 16A softball team recently did some major damage at a couple of tournaments in Chesterfield, MO and Bettendorf. At the Perfect Game Elite 40 Showcase in Chesterfield, the Force placed runner-up behind the leadership of six All-Tournament honorees. Gibson and…

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SCC All-Conference football rosters released

  North Mac’s Cooper Starks named to All-State team By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The 2022 South Central All-Conference rosters were released this week, following Pana’s departure from the Illinois High School Association playoffs Nov. 12. The overall style was relatively the same, with the exception of one change. Beginning this season, offensive recipients…

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