Sports - Southern Piatt Record-Herald

Broncos boys’ basketball in late season skid

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer It was a tough week for Cerro Gordo-Bement boys basketball as the team played three Little Okaw Valley Conference Northwest games and found themselves on the losing side of each one. The tough week of play started out in Arthur at ALAH HS. The first quarter of the game…

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CGB girls’ season ends at Okaw Valley Regional

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer The Cerro Gordo-Bement girls’ basketball team opened post-season action at the Class 1A Regional in Bethany on Monday, February 4. The youthful Broncos were looking to keep their late season surge going against the Nokomis Redskins of the Prairie State Conference. The game was definitely a defensive struggle as…

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Broncos and Knights boys prepare for post-season play

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has announced the pairings for post-season basketball. The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond boys team will be playing at Heritage High School in Broadlands in a Class 2A Regional contest. The Knights will be taking on tournament host Villa Grove/Heritage on Monday, February 18…

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Pana edges ALAH for Class 2A Regional title

By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer For the past two seasons long-time rival Tuscola had knocked the Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond girls’ basketball team out of the playoffs. Each of those defeats was by just two points and they were painful to take if you were a Knights fan. So, for the third year in…

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Knights boys’ basketball splits pair of conference games

Austin Plank of Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond drives in against the Cerro Gordo-Bement defense during Tuesday night’s game at ALAH HS. The Knights nipped the Broncos 51-48 in a conference battle. Photo Sally McCarthy By Kent A. Stock Staff Writer The next to last week of the regular season of play saw the Knights host…

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SIGNING TO PLAY VOLLEYBALL AT KASKASKIA COLLEGE

On Friday, February 8 Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond senior volleyball standout Taylor Powell signed to play collegiate volleyball for the Kaskaskia College Blue Angels. Family, teammates, coaches, friends and others attended the signing and to wish Taylor well playing at the next level. “ My parents do not receive enough credit for all the traveling…

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