Highland: Sports

Highland: Sports

Lady Bulldogs go 3-0 in MVC play, win tourney

The Highland High School girls bowling team had a hugely successful week. The Lady Bulldogs won all three of their Mississippi Valley Conference dual matches before going on to win first place in the gold division of the Southern Illinois Team Challenge, hosted by Belleville East on Saturday.

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Bulldogs’ improbable comeback cracks Shells

The Highland High School boys bowling team bowled a huge third game to rally for the biggest comeback in program history to beat Roxana, 22-18, and score the team’s first victory of the season Wednesday at Poplar Junction Lanes in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, M0.

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Ponce scores career high in Maryville’s win

Maryville University sophomore Amanda Ponce, a 2016 Highland High School graduate, drilled six of seven shots, including both 3-point attempts, and tied for game-high honors with a career-best 16 points to help the women’s basketball team score a wire-to-wire 83-63 road victory at Northwest Missouri State.

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LaPorta notches double-doubles for UMSL

University of Missouri-St. Louis freshman Alex LaPorta, a 2017 graduate of Highland High School, has notched three double-doubles in the first four games of her collegiate career to help the women’s basketball team get off to a solid 3-1 start to the season.

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Marti, LaPorta named to IHSFCA All-State Team

The Illinois High School Football Coaches Association (IHSFCA) released its annual list of All-State players, even as the season continues into the playoff semifinals round, and two Highland Bulldogs we deservedly recognized for their own and their team’s spectacular seasons.

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