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Lady Titans Win Class S State Title

The Immanuel Lutheran/Trinity-St. John Lady Titans capped a perfect regular season with a SIJHSAA Class S State Championship Saturday. After beating All Saints Academy 57-24 in Thursday’s semifinal game, the Lady Titans topped Bartelso 54-20 to complete their flawless season. ILS/TSJ 57, All Saints 24 Last Thursday, ILS/TSJ built a big lead in the first…

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Lady Rockets Win Two of Three

By Coach Haylee Bowers The Okawville Lady Rockets basketball team had another busy week, winning twice in three tough games.  Traveling to Freeburg to take on the Lady Midgets last Monday, Okawville won with a final score of 47-38. Senior guard Briley Rhodes led the team with 16 points and five rebounds. Alayna Kraus also…

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Rockets Drop Two Conference Tilts

By Coach Ryan Heck Red Bud 44 Okawville 26 The Okawville Rockets returned from Christmas Break and traveled to Red Bud for a conference battle with the host Musketeers. A basket from Hayden Shubert, and three straight from Aidan Anderson got the Rockets off to an early 9-3 lead. Free throws from Andrew Savard and Dillon…

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Kraus Scores 1,000th Career Point

A second Lady Rocket reached a milestone this season, as Alayna Kraus, holding the game ball, scored her 1,000th career point at Okawville High School Saturday. Senior Briley Rhodes scored her 1,000th point earlier this season, and Kraus did it in her junior season. Kraus is averaging 18.6 points per game this season. Standing, from…

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Riechmann to Perform at Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade

Nashville High School Stinger Maliah Riechmann will represent Varsity Spirit, in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade at the In Honolulu, Hawaii from December 4-9. She is the daughter of Mike and Melissa Riechmann of Hoyleton. Cheerleaders and dancers who are invited to perform in the Pearl Harbor Memorial Parade are part of a select group of All-Americans…

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Junior Lady Rockets Win Three, Improve to 12-0

The Okawville Junior High Lady Rockets stretched their win streak to a dozen games with three more wins last week. Okawville outscored Carlyle in every quarter on the way to a 42-23 win last Tuesday. Brynn Rhodes led all scorers with 13 points, and Addison Hasheider and Kaylie Behrman both hit double figures with ten…

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Junior Rockets Drop Two of Three Last Week

The Okawville Junior High Rockets picked up one win in three games over the last week. Despite a big game by Braylen Turner, the Junior Rockets let the game slip away in their 54-48 loss to Carlyle last Tuesday. Okawville led 41-40 after three quarters of play, but Carlyle outscored the Junior Rockets 14-7 in…

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Lady Rockets Beat Benton in Opener Monday Night

By Travis Volz The Okawville Lady Rockets opened the season with a 43-28 win over Benton at the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament Monday. Alayna Kraus had a big game, dropping 20 points to lead the Lady Rockets to the win. Okawville led by 13 points at halftime. Benton cut into the lead early in the third…

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Volleyball Season Ends With Loss In Regional Championship Game

By Brian Frederking The Okawville Lady Rockets volleyball team played its best match of the season in front of the biggest crowd of the season during the regional championship at the Orena Thursday. The exciting three set match ended with the top seed Valmeyer moving on to the sectionals by a score of 25-21, 17-25,…

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