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CHS boys’ track wins at Pana Invite

  By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Carlinville High School boys’ team piled up 121 points overall and locked up a win at the Pana Invite last weekend. Ethen Siglock outran everyone in the 100-meter dash final with a time of 11.18 seconds. Jack Rouse finished in 12.31 seconds to earn one of two…

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Red hot CHS softball team surges to eighth straight win

  Staunton opens SCC season with win By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter One of Paige Vinyard’s greatest gifts just keeps on giving. Her gritty Carlinville High School softball team is now on an eight-game winning streak. On Apr. 12, the Cavaliers traveled to Litchfield and piled up 16 runs while Catie Sims twirled a…

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Sims dazzles, CHS softball wipes out Bunker Hill

  Staunton blanks Mulberry Grove By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Carlinville High School softball senior captain and ace Catie Sims is continuing to elevate her game this season and it’s all thanks in large part to her confidence being boosted by a strong supporting cast. Last season, the Cavaliers could never really put ‘two…

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Carlinville Middle School bowlers compete at state

  Michael Kaganich advances By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Carlinville Middle School bowling team placed 16th at the Illinois Elementary School Association state meet in Joliet Apr. 8. As a team, the Cavaliers fell short of a finals’ qualification. However, Michael Kaganich advanced and represented CMS in the championship round as an individual…

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Southwestern baseball cools off Greenfield

North Mac still perfect after doubleheader sweep By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter North Mac is now the only undefeated high school baseball team in the county, thanks to Southwestern. On Apr. 8, the Piasa Birds became the first and only opponent able to tame the Greenfield-Northwestern Tigers thus far this season. Southwestern reigned, 7-5,…

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Southwestern and Staunton girls’ soccer heating up

Carlinville overpowers Lutheran, North Mac gets by Pana By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Southwestern and Staunton high school girls’ soccer teams are putting together winning streaks headlined by dominant performances. Both squads are undefeated in the month of April. The Piasa Birds have won four straight, starting with a 9-1 triumph over East…

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Tiburzi homers, CHS softball overcomes Staunton in extras

  Gillespie takes two of three at Vandalia tournament By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter The Carlinville High School softball team extended its winning streak to four games with a dramatic 7-6 victory over Staunton in a ten-inning non-conference classic April 4. The Cavaliers rallied from a 4-2 deficit to take a 5-4 lead with…

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CHS girls’ soccer places third at Kickoff Classic

  Staunton fifth, Gillespie seventh By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter Behind a hat trick from freshman Jordyn Loveless, who additionally contributed an assist, the Carlinville High School girls’ soccer team capped off the Route 66 Kickoff Classic with a 6-2 win over Auburn to place third Mar. 26. The other goals were tallied courtesy…

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East sweeps West at Rotary All-Star Basketball Classic

    By JACKSON WILSON Enquirer Democrat Reporter After a two-year delay, the East teams picked up right where they left off at the 18th Carlinville Rotary Club All-Star Basketball Classic and swept the West with wins in both of the boys’ and girls’ games for a second consecutive time. Boys The East boys hit…

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