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Lawrenceville High School's softball team features a solid mix of talent, experience and youth this season. The Lady Indians have five seniors with varsity experience, while they also have a large group of sophomores that will be asked to contribute right away this season. Contributed photo

Lady Indians feature solid group this season

By Josh Brown
| April 20, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Mixing experience with a promising young group hopefully will lead to success for Lawrenceville High School’s softball team this season. After not getting to play last season with a talented group that was expecting big things, a handful of those players return for the 2021 season, along with a large and talented sophomore class that will be counted on to catch up to the speed of varsity softball quickly.

Lady Salukis track has talent, lacks numbers

By Josh Brown
| April 20, 2021

BRIDGEPORT –– Quality over quantity will be the theme for Red Hill High School’s girls’ track team this season.

Lawrenceville's Riley Greentree sets the ball, while teammates Paisley Winkles (3) and Haley Bellville (8) wait for their chance during Monday night's match at Robinson. The Lady Indians won the first set, but were unable to win either of the last two and suffered a three-set loss. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Lady Indians, Lady Salukis still searching for wins

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 20, 2021

Wins continue to elude high school volleyball teams from Lawrence County, as they came up empty in t...

Lady Salukis finish second at Newton in first meet of season

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

NEWTON –– The first outing of the season was a fairly successful one for Red Hill High School’s girl...

PJHS track scores one 1st, two 2nds in multi-team meets last week

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Strong showings by Parkview Junior High School’s track teams continued last week, a...

Rough second half sends Salukis to 42-12 loss at Casey-Westfield

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

CASEY –– It was a tale of two halves Saturday afternoon and unfortunately for Red Hill High School’s...

Indians roll over OPH, 45-6, for first win

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Points came early and often for Lawrenceville High School’s football team Friday ni...

PJHS girls win three of six, RHJH wins pair

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 20, 2021

Results were mostly positive for junior high girls’ basketball teams from Lawrence County in recent ...

Salukis travel to Casey for battle of 3-1 teams

By Josh Brown
| April 16, 2021

Excitement is back for Red Hill High School’s football team after a brief hiatus and while that may be a surprise to some, it is not as much so for the ones directly involved with the program.

Indians meet OPH in battle of winless teams

By Josh Brown
| April 16, 2021

Two teams in desperate need of a win will meet in Lawrenceville Friday night, but only one can come out victorious. Lawrenceville High School’s football team is hoping they can carry some momentum over from last week’s performance and pick up their first win, when they host the Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville co-op.

Lady Indians, Lady Salukis both lose pair of LIC matches

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 13, 2021

Struggles continued on the court for both of Lawrence County’s high school volleyball teams, as each...

RHJH girls split, PJHS wins one of six recently

By JOSH BROWN Daily Record
| April 13, 2021

Wins were few and far between for junior high girls’ basketball teams from Lawrence County recently....

PJHS, RHJH track teams compete in meets last week

By JOSH BROWN Sports Editor
| April 13, 2021

Two meets last week ended with mixed results for local junior high track teams. At Marshall Tuesday ...

Eight wrestlers from Lawrence County recently participated in the Illinois AAU State Finals in Danville this past weekend, with seven of the eight placing among the top-six in their respective weight classes. Pictured are: (front L-R) Dayton Ledbetter, Drew Seitzinger (2nd), Cale Seitzinger (6th) and Delaney Ledbetter (5th). In back are: (L-R) Shaina Hyre (4th), Dylan Camden (2nd), Dylan Aten (6th) and Marcus Hyre (6th). Contributed photo

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Red Hill's Andrew Maxfield (24) heads upfield on an option play while flanked by teammate Drake Allen (23) during Saturday's annual Oil Field Trophy Game against Lawrenceville, while in the background on the play are Lawrenceville's Brayden Sherman (52) and Drevin Sanders (5). The Salukis scored in the final minute to beat the Indians, 20-16. Josh Brown | Daily Record

Salukis edge Indians for Oil Field trophy in thriller, 20-16

By Josh Brown
| April 13, 2021

BRIDGEPORT — There have been good games and there have been blowouts throughout the history of the Oil Field Trophy series, but this year’s version of the county rivalry battle between the football teams from Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School may have been the best.

Salukis, Indians battle for county bragging rights

By JOSH BROWN
| April 8, 2021

Two teams that seem to be heading in opposite directions will meet on the gridiron with county bragging rights on the line. Everything else can pretty much be thrown out the window, however, when Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School’s football teams meet in the annual Oil Field Trophy Game in Bridgeport.

Junior high track teams finish in middle of pack in multi-team meets at Lawrenceville

By Josh Brown
| April 6, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– All of the junior high track teams from Lawrence County were in action in multi-team meets at Ed Loeb Field in Lawrenceville last week and finished in the middle of the pack.

Salukis hold off Marshall for 30-26 win

By Josh Brown
| April 6, 2021

If you like good offense and back-and-forth action, Friday night’s Little Illini Conference football game between Red Hill and Marshall was the game for you.

Lawrenceville's Tanner Waller (26) strips the ball out of the hands of Robinson's Levi Dickerson, while Tanner Frey (27) helps on the play for the Indians. Unfortunately, the Indians could not recover the fumble, as the ball eventually rolled out of b

Indians remain winless after 47-14 loss to Robinson

By JOSH BROWN
| April 2, 2021

LAWRENCEVILLE –– Mistakes are going to happen throughout the course of a football game, but when you make them against good teams, bad things tend to happen. That was the case for Lawrenceville High School’s football team Thursday night and the end result was a 47-14 loss to Robinson in a Little Illini Conference contest.

Salukis hope to carry momentum into home opener against Marshall

By JOSH BROWN
| April 1, 2021

Winning can breed confidence and that is what head coach Billy Gray hopes it will do for Red Hill High School’s football team has they had into the middle of their shortened 2021 spring season.


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The second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run, held in honor of Valerie Stevens, was held on April 17 at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport. Despite the rain, a large number of participants turned out to support the event. All proceeds from the race will be used towards scholarships for Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School seniors.

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