The annual festival put on by St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland will run Aug. 26-28 and will feature lots of great food, live entertainment, games, running and biking races, as well as raffles and a huge flea market and auction.
The Highland High School volleyball team used good team work and balance to break out the brooms and sweep host Belleville East 25-11, 25-22 Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. The Bulldogs recorded 20 kills and 16 total blocks, and had six different players register at least two kills and two blocks apiece.
Highland beat Civic Memorial, Triad and Granite City to win a quadrangle match hosted by Granite City Tuesday at the Legacy Golf Course. The Bulldogs shot a match-low team score of 164 to beat CM (166) by two strokes. Triad (170 finished third and host Granite (178) rounded out the match. Highland junior Stephen Schniers led Highland with a solid round of 3-over-par 38, which was just one shot off the pace of match medalist Tristan Frank of CM’s winning score of 37.
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The Highland High School girls cross country team has lost a handful of key runners, but the Lady Bulldogs return a three-year state qualifier in senior Sarah Beth Wiegman and three others with state experience.
The two seniors on the Highland High School boys cross country team have suffered through their share of lumps and the time is now for Jacob Plocher and Brett Cochran to turn their fortunes around and steer the program in positive direction.
After losing two standout players to graduation, the Highland High School volleyball team is banking that seven seniors, spearheaded by stalwart middle hitter Alex LaPorta, will equal a lot of success this fall.