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Momence Defeats Nash In 8th Grade Regional Semi-Finals

The eighth grade boys’ basketball team from Momence defeated the John L. Nash Rockets, 41-21, February 7th in regional semi-finals played at Gilman.

The Nash Rockets led, 6-5, after one quarter and trailed by only one, 16-15, at halftime.

But Redskin center Deontre Miller, scored 14 second half points and Alber Gonzales added seven as the number-one seeded Momence ran and rebounded their...
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Central High Sports Receive $835 From Riverside

page-01.pdf-003Pictured with their $835 check from Riverside Medical Center are Central High School seniors (back row, from left) Noah Frerichs, Uric Withaft and Luc Blume. In front are Jessica Kebert, Riverside marketing and public relations specialist, with Abby Olszewski, Taylor Hull and Kaelyn Vaughn

The 2014 sports seasons should look a little brighter for area schools who participated in...
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Coal City Wins Over Lady Comets

Coal City High School’s varsity girls’ basketball team hosted Central’s Lady Comets Tuesday, February 4th. The hosts won, 39-24.

By quarters, Coal City led 14-3 after one; 23-6 at halftime and 30-20 after three quarters.

The loss dropped Central to 7-16 on the season and 1-4 in Sangamon Valley Conference play.

“Our team played an inspired game against a really tough and hard-nosed...
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Knights Of Columbus Host Free Throw Contest Sunday At CHS

The annual Knights of Columbus free throw championship was held at Central High School’s gym Sunday. In spite of the blowing snow and cold temperatures, a total of 24 children were involved: 17 boys and seven girls beween the ages of 9 and 14. There were no nine-year old boys or girls and no 14-year old girls competed.

Winners for the girls included Emily Heideman, first in the 13-year old...
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Henrichs Wins K Of C State Free Throw Contest

page-01.pdf-003Jon Hendrichs was presented awards by local Knights of Columbus January 23rd for winning the free throw championship for the State of Illinois in the 14-year old bracket in 2013. Jon made 81 out of 90 throws: at Central, 11 of 15; 22 of 25 at district in Watseka; 25 of 25 in Mokena; and 23 of 25 at the state level in Chatham. Jon is the second boy to win from the Central Unit 4 School...
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