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HHS dominates to win own tourney for first time in 30 years

The Highland, IL High School girls basketball team rolled over Belleville West 67-39 to snap a 30-year drought by winning its own Highland Scott Credit Union Girls Basketball Tournament Saturday afternoon in Madison County near St. Louis, Mo. The Lady Bulldogs won their four games by an average margin of victory of 32 points.

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HHS blitzes Althoff, advances to semifinals of own tourney

The Highland, Ill. High School Bulldogs closed out the first half on an 18-6 run and then outscored Belleville Althoff Catholic 26-4 in the second half to rout the Crusaders 65-33 in the quarterfinal round of the 31st annual Highland Scott Credit Union Girls Basketball Tournament on Tuesday in Southern Illinois near St. Louis

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Wellen reaches milestone in Highland’s rout of Carlyle

The outcome of Highland’s tournament opener was a mere formality, but the main intrigue of the game was when senior guard Madison Wellen would reach the 1,000-point milestone during the Lady Bulldogs’ 72-20 romp over Carlyle Monday morning in the first game of the 31st Annual Highland Scott Credit Union Girls Basketball Tournament at Highland High School in Highland, IL in Southern Illinois, near St. Louis, Mo.

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Grappling Bulldogs win three of four matches in two days

The Highland High School wrestling team swept a triangular match over visiting Mount Olive and East Alton-Wood River last Wednesday, and then split a triangular match with Litchfield and Vandalia the next night. Both matches took place at Highland High School in Highland, IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo.

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Highland rallies to find bone marrow match for local businessman

BeTheMatch, which is operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, conducted a registry drive in southern Illinois on Tuesday, Jan. 13. The drive was to benefit Denis Bellm of Highland, IL. Bellm, a mechanic and the owner of Broadway Battery & Tire in Highland, was diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, in September 2016 and needs a bone marrow transplant.

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