Area Sports

GLVC Academic All-Conference Student-Athletes

Several area student-athletes were among a group from McKendree University who earned GEICO Academic All-Conference honors from the Great Lakes Valley Conference. Madelyn Tepe of Venedy was honored as part of both the women’s cross country and track and field teams. Two Lady Bearcats golfers from the area were also honored: Margaret Schnoeker of Okawville…

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St. Libory Legion Sponsors New Junior Legion Baseball Team

Boys in St. Libory and surrounding towns have the opportunity to play on a Junior Legion team, thanks to the sponsorship of the St. Libory American Legion. Brian Mense and Curt Lougeay coach the team of boys who will be high school sophomores and juniors. The players attend school in Freeburg, New Athens, and Okawville.…

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Nashville Pool: Swim Lessons, Job Openings

The Nashville Memorial Park pool officially opened on Memorial Day. Annual passes are again available. The pool is currently booking swim lessons and is also accepting applicants for swim instructors and lifeguards (training for both opportunities available). Contact the pool if interested. The schedule of hours, lessons, and adult swim is on page 5A of…

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Golf Standings

Golf Standings as of Tues., May 28 Team Name Scores Brickhouse Bar & Grill – 40 Zapp’s Tree Service – 32 Fuehne’s Tavern – 28 Koeller Farms – 28 Dave’s West End – 25 FNB Okawville – 15 Low Gross: Denise Haselhorst – 39   Kay Gaebe-41  Marilyn Jansen– 41 Low Net:  Kay Gaebe –…

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Volleyball Camp Held Last Week

Megan Schleifer and Lindsey Averbeck direct traffic during the Lady Rockets’ Volleyball Camp last week. Dozens of players in third through eighth grades went through the paces with Lady Rockets players and coaches.

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Okawville Grads Compete in College Track

Several Okawville graduates competed in track and field at the collegiate level during the 2018-19 school year. Read the full details on Mallory Unverfehrt, Tyler Traub and Madelyn Tepe in this week’s issue.

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ILS Track Competes at Lutheran State

Members of the Immanuel-Lutheran track team qualified for Lutheran State at Concordia University in River Forest. From left: Kaden Audinet (110-meter hurdles), Nora Wood (3,200-meter relay), Raelyn Obermeier (400-meter run, 800-meter run, shot put and 3,200-meter relay), Mallory Bening (3,200-meter relay) and Megan Rennegarbe (high jump, triple jump, 100-meter hurdles and 3,200 meter relay). At…

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Unit School District Has Several Coaching Opportunities

The West Washington County Unit District has put out a “Help Wanted” sign for several Junior High and High School coaching positions. Positions of assistant seventh/eighth grade girls softball, assistant Junior High girls volleyball coach, and assistant seventh/eighth grade boys baseball coach are being added for the next school year. Other positions to be filled…

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