The Highland Splash did not max out its lineup in some areas Thursday at Freeburg, but that did not slow their roll as Highland’s summer team swam away from the Waves, 337 to 192 to lift its perfect record to 4-0.
One night after struggling to get the timely hit in a 4-1 road loss to the Edwardsville Bears, the Highland Senior Legion Post 439 baseball team came out swinging in an 8-3 home victory over the visiting Freeburg Post 550/ Smithton Post 937 76ers Wednesday, June 21 at Glik Park.
The Highland Splash overwhelmed their third straight opponent to open the season after winning 55 of the total 62 events to sink the host Trenton Torpedoes by the one-sided score of 420 to 96 Tuesday, June 21 at the Trenton Community Pool.
The Highland Senior Legion Post 439 baseball team overcame a bumpy start and a 30-minute lightning delay to score a 5-2 come-from-behind victory over visiting Jerseyville Wednesday, June 13 at Glik Park.
The Highland Splash summer swim team captured first place in 44 of the 62 total events en route to dominating the visiting Dupo Hilltoppers 382 to 162 to open the season Tuesday, June 13 at the Highland Community Pool.
The Black Widows 16U 2000 select softball team had a big start to the season after going a perfect 7-0 to capture the championship of the Battle of the Bats Tournament this past weekend at O’Fallon Sports Park in O’Fallon, IL.
The Highland Senior Legion Post 439 baseball team lost four games in a row before snapping the skid with a 10-7 victory over Mattoon on Saturday to close out the Greenville Wood Bat Classic at Greenville College.
Highland High School 2017 graduate Aubrey Hacke is ready to take her skills to the Division I University of Nebraska Omaha after helping the Lady Bulldogs have its most successful season in school history.
In a classic pitcher’s duel between two unbeaten teams, the visiting Belleville Post 58 Hilgards pushed across two runs in the top of the seventh inning to score a 2-0 victory and pin Highland Post 439 with its first loss of the season in its District 22 opener.
Stanford University junior Lena Giger, a Highland High School graduate, had a huge lifetime personal record in the shot put to qualify for the first time for the NCAA Women’s Division I Track and Field Championships.
Highland senior Tyler Higgins posted the third fastest time in the 200-meter dash prelims on Friday, but a pulled hamstring injury in the finals forced him to settle for the ninth-place medal Saturday at the IHSA Class 2A Boys State Track and Field Meet in Charleston.
Triad’s Kari Sarhage erased a 2-0 deficit with two home runs, but Highland’s Hannah Sullens hit a RBI double and Reily Kassay followed with a run-scoring single to lead the Bulldogs to a 4-2 victory and the title of the Class 3A regional it hosted on Thursday.