Area Sports

Altamont Tops North Clay in Third Conference Win Jan. 23

BY SHELBY NIEHAUS The Indians brought their conference record to 3-0 on Thursday, Jan. 23, thanks to a 56-40 win over North Clay; their record improved to 16-3 overall, placing them in good shape for last week’s NTC conference tournament. The boys trailed somewhat at the start of the game, picking up ten points to…

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Altamont Drops Game Against Woodlawn, 54-74, on Jan. 11

BY SHELBY NIEHAUS Despite leading in the first period of the game, the Indians fell in their sixteenth game, 54-74 to Woodlawn on their home court. Kaden Eirhart was back on his game to start the match, putting up two three-pointers in the first period, while Noah Teasley scored a three, a two, and one…

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Seventh Grade Girls Take State Championship in East Peoria

The Wildcats seventh grade girls track team came out on top of the May 10-11 7A IESA state track meet, finishing with a team score of 37.5 and beating out Teutopolis, St. Anthony, and a number of Chicagoland teams for the top honor. Among the athletes key in the girls’ victory was Grace Nelson, who…

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Lady Indians Enjoy a Six-Game Winning Streak

Vs. Casey-Westfield On Nov. 29, the Lady Indians travelled to Casey-Westfield for a nail-biter away game, ultimately coming out on top with a 53-29 win despite trailing at the outset. Altamont struggled from the game’s opening, posting nine points to Casey-Westfield’s 12 in the first quarter. By halftime, the score improved to 20-19 in Altamont’s…

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Miller tosses perfect game

Caden Miller had everything working for him last Tuesday afternoon as he completed the game with perfection, not allowing a single runner to reach base safely during Altamont’s 4-0 win over Brownstown/St. Elmo. Miller needed only 77 pitches to get through seven innings as he attacked batters all game. He threw only 18 balls all…

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Wildcats impress at NTJHC Conference Meet

The Altamont Wildcats track team closed out their regular season last week when they hosted the National Trail Junior High Conference Meet. They had an impressive showing, placing fourth place or higher in team points for both the boys and girls at both the 7th and 8th grade levels. Nine schools competed: Altamont, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City,…

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Wildcats have strong showing at home meet

The Altamont Wildcats track team continues to roll with another great performance at their home meet last Monday. Altamont took first place on the boys side in both the 7th and 8th grade levels. They finished second in the 7th grade girls division and fourth in the 8th grade girls division. Other competing schools at…

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Wildcats track dominates home meet

The Altamont Wildcats had a tremendous showing during Thursday’s home track meet, Other participating schools were Neoga, Sigel St. Michael, Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, and Sacred Heart. Altamont took first overall in the 7th grade boys, 8th grade boys, and 7th grade girls. They finished 3rd for the 8th grade girls. For the 7th grade boys, Altamont…

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Indians track dominate home meet

The Altamont Indians high school track team pasted the competition at another meet when they hosted four other schools on Tuesday, April 4. The other participating schools included Christ Our Rock Lutheran, Patoka, Windsor/Stew-Stras, and St. Elmo/Brownstown. For the girls side of the meet, Altamont took first place easily, racking up 101 points. WSS finished…

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