Area Sports

Lady Rockets Drop Two Games

Mater Dei and Freeburg handed Okawville losses in the Lady Rockets’ two games last week. Mater Dei 59, Okawville 47 Freeburg 37, Okawville 35 Read full stats and game details in this week’s issue. It is a busy time of year for the Lady Rockets, who hosted Greenville Monday and traveled to Gibault Tuesday before…

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Rockets Split With Roxana, Nashville

Roxana 41, Okawville 49 Last Tuesday night the Okawville Rockets traveled to play a good Roxana Shells team. This was the boys’ first contest of the new year and first game off of the break. The Shells were able to get within a possession but the Rockets made just enough plays down the stretch to hold…

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Rockets Finish 5th at Mater Dei Tournament

By Jon Kraus The Okawville Rockets finished fifth at the grueling Mater Dei Tournament over the holiday break, playing in five games in four days, including a triple overtime loss to Mascoutah. Read full tournament details in this week’s issue. Mascoutah 74, Okawville 70 (Triple OT) Rockets began play in the Mater Dei tourney with…

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Schleifer Player of the Game

Megan Schleifer was the PAWS Shootout Player of the Game a the event held Saturday at Breese Central. Read more game details of the past week’s action for the Lady Rockets in this week’s issue. 

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Nashville Stingers Compete at IDTA Regional

The Nashville Community High School Stingers competed at an Illinois Drill Team Association Regional competition at Belleville-East High School on Saturday, January 4. The Stingers’ jazz routine received a state qualifying score, and the team placed first in the lyrical routine. Senior Stinger Madison Schuette competed with her solo routine, qualifying for state and placing…

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JV Rockets Top Steeleville 49-41

The Okawville JV Rockets returned to action December 20 when they defeated the visiting Steeleville Warriors in a hard fought 49-41 victory. Playing their first game in a week after missing the previously scheduled contest due to snow, the Rockets came out chilly on the offensive end. Okawville managed just 19 first half points, but…

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Lady Rockets Drop Two at Mascoutah

The Okawville Lady Rockets notched one win in three games during the rugged Mascoutah Tournament last week. Belleville-West 58, Okawville 36 Okawville 72, Cahokia 38 Belleville-East 49, Okawville 47 Read full details and stats in this week’s issue. Okawville returns to regular season play this week when Woodlawn visits the O-Rena Thursday. The Lady Rockets…

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Okawville Beats Steeleville 46-36; Lady Rockets Upended at Pinckneyville

The Okawville Rockets returned to action on Friday night against a good Steeleville team. Both teams started slowly offensively in the first half. Okawville trailed by three heading into the final period when they began to gain some momentum on offense. The Rockets began to get the inside/outside game going and hit some big shots down…

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