The Highland High School girls tennis team won the program’s first sectional title since the fall of 1986 when the Lady Bulldogs captured IHSA Class 1A Centralia Sectional on Friday and Saturday after nipping Flora by a single point for the team title.
The 14-month project to renovate Belleville City Hall is now complete. The public is invited to a rededication ceremony, ribbon cutting and open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at 101 S. Illinois St., Belleville.
Highland senior Cory Stieb made his final home game a memorable one when he scored in double overtime to lift the Bulldogs to a 1-0 upset victory over visiting Mascoutah to end the regular season Thursday at HHS stadium.
O’Fallon Township High School senior golfer Brooke Boatman is the O’Fallon Progress Athlete of the Week after leading the Panthers to an elusive sectional championship Monday at the IHSA Class 2A Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin Girls Golf Sectional held at Panther Creek Golf Course in Springfield.
Highland sophomore Sam Hengehold did not win her third consecutive race but she did the next best thing as she crossed the finish line with a strong second-place effort for the second year in a row at the Mississippi Valley Conference Championships held Thursday at Principia College in Elsah.
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The Airlift/Tanker Association honored Sir Alan Cobham as their 28th Hall of Fame inductee Oct. 5 as they held an unveiling ceremony of his bust now located in Scott Air Force Base’s “Walk of Fame” area.