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Golf: Glory for North Mac

  Colin Thoroman an IESA state medalist, HS girls win SCC title By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Glory recently came in bunches for North Mac golf. In addition to having a sixth grader rescale the Illinois Elementary School Association mountain all the way to a state medal, the communities of Girard and Virden received…

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HS Football Week 5: Carlinville and Staunton pick up Homecoming victories

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Carlinville and Staunton each earned Homecoming victories during Week 5 of the high school football season. Both teams knocked off a county rival, with the Cavaliers beating Southwestern and the Bulldogs claiming bragging rights over long-time arch-nemisis Gillespie. Carlinville 27, Southwestern 14 Carlinville jumped out to a 21-0…

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High School Football Week 3: Trettenero, Staunton Bulldogs stun Hillsboro

  Southwestern nearly upsets Pana, can’t hold late lead By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The first home game of the 2023 season resulted in a 40-0 shutout loss for the Staunton varsity football team. Two weeks later, the Bulldogs had flipped the script and were celebrating a stunning 35-21 victory over the Hillsboro Hiltoppers…

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High School Soccer: Litchfield-Gillespie beats Hillsboro, is 2-0 in SCC play

Carlinville, Staunton and North Mac win conference openers By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter All four of the Macoupin County high school boys’ soccer teams started South Central Conference play on a winning note, with Litchfield-Gillespie taking an additional step further as one of the league’s early contenders. Litchfield-Gillespie The Litchfield-Gillespie Purple Panthers rallied in…

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High School Volleyball: Carlinville gets back on track against North Mac

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter After playing through a tough early-season schedule that included opponents such as Highland, Carrollton, Auburn and Williamsville, Kaitie Hammann’s Carlinville Cavaliers were battle-tested and prepared for their South Central Conference opener against North Mac. The Cavaliers straight set the Panthers 25-11. 25-19 at the Big House on West…

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