Althoff’s Daulton Burgner drives the baseline against Belleville East’s Kienen Waller during a game at Althoff Catholic High School last season.
Althoff’s Daulton Burgner drives the baseline against Belleville East’s Kienen Waller during a game at Althoff Catholic High School last season. Jimmy J Simmons Special to the News-Democrat
Althoff’s Daulton Burgner drives the baseline against Belleville East’s Kienen Waller during a game at Althoff Catholic High School last season. Jimmy J Simmons Special to the News-Democrat

Dean Criddle has worked at the Belleville News-Democrat for 32 years as a sports writer. Dean graduated from SIUE with a double major in journalism and English, is married and lives in Belleville.