Highland: Sports

Highland: Sports

HHS grad Giger places in two throwing events in Pac-12

Stanford University junior Lena Giger, a 2014 Highland High School graduate, finished third in the shot put with a best mark of 54 feet, 1.75 inches (16.50 meters) on Saturday, May 13 at the Pac-12 Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon in Eugene, Ore.

Highland: Sports

HHS’ 4 x 800 relay team, freshman qualify for IHSA State

The Highland High School 4 x 800-meter relay team of senior Sarah Beth Wiegman and juniors Rece Portell, Alyssa Freimann and Breann Wernle, as well as freshman Reese Tackett (pole vault) performed well enough at the IHSA Springfield Southeast Sectional Wednesday, May 10 to qualify for the IHSA Class 2A Girls State Track and Field Meet May 18-20 in Charleston.

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Voegele swings big bat for Big Blue softball

Millikin University junior catcher Alyssa Voegele had a big season both offensively and defensively in helping the Big Blue softball team go 32-12 overall, which included posting a 14-2 record en route to capturing the championship of the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.

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HHS grad Weis finishing track and field career on a high note

Maryville University senior Aryn Weis, a Highland High School graduate, finished the year and her track and field career on a high note with a first-place finish in the Javelin to at the two-day Great Lakes Valley Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships hosted by Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Ind. on Saturday, May 6.

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East baseball's Cruikshank shuts down Springfield

Belleville East advanced to the finals of the O'Fallon Class 4A Baseball Regional with a semifinal win over Springfield. Junior pitcher Ben Cruikshank led the way with a dominating four innings of relief.
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East baseball's Cruikshank shuts down Springfield 1:03

East baseball's Cruikshank shuts down Springfield

West baseball beats Granite City to advance to regional title game 1:53

West baseball beats Granite City to advance to regional title game

O'Falllon powers up in regional baseball win over Collinsville 0:34

O'Falllon powers up in regional baseball win over Collinsville

Take a step back into the past with Mascoutah City Cemetery Walk 1:10

Take a step back into the past with Mascoutah City Cemetery Walk