Alton Daily News Sports http://www.altondailynews.com/Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2018-01-17T05:57:39Z Tuesday's Prep Basketball - Explorers, Eagles Post Wins <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258585" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1151853937-basketball4.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep basketball - Tuesday - &nbsp; @ Sparta boys tourney *Marquette def. Red Bud, 66-25 Explorers (17-0) &nbsp; Freeburg def. Steeleville, 62-47 &nbsp; @ Belleville East boys tourney *Champaign Central def. Alton, 84-50 Alton Redbirds (10-6... 2018-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258585 Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes - Eaton (CM), Milliman (AHS) <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258594" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1161872910-sports8.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes of the week have been announced for this week.&nbsp; &nbsp; >Male athlete of the week - Alton Redbirds senior bowler Justin Milliman.&nbsp; Milliman and the Redbirds won the Jerseyville Regional cha... 2018-01-16T19:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258594 Play by Play Schedule <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=255311" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_11161770827-basketball19.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1/18/2018 7:30 pm/LIVE&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Marquette @ Roxana - Girls BB Friday 1/19/2018 7:00 p.m.-Live Illinois Fighting Illini @ Wisconsin (Basketball) - Tipoff @ 8p Saturday 1/20/2018 11:00 a... 2017-11-15T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=255311 Illinois Falls at Nebraska on Last Second 3 <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258575" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1161853117-illinibb1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois lost a heartbreaker at Nebraska Monday night in Big Ten basketball.&nbsp; Nebraska's James Palmer, Jr. hit a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Cornhuskers a 64-63 win over the Fighting Illini. &nbsp; Michael Finke had given the Illini ... 2018-01-16T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258575 Monday's Prep Basketball - Lady Eagles Win #20 <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258527" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1151853952-basketball28.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep basketball - Monday - &nbsp; >Litchfield Boys Invitational (tourney) Nokomis def. EA/WR, 64-43 Mt. Zion def. Roxana, 69-29 Metro East def. Litchfield, 61-39 Lebanon def. Pana, 54-51 (OT) &nbsp; >Jersey Boys Tournament Quincy Notre Dame ... 2018-01-15T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258527 Fighting Illini @ Nebraska Tonight at 8 on Big-Z <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258520" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1151854023-illini9.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois plays at Nebraska tonight in Big Ten basketball.&nbsp; You can catch all the action tonight (Monday) at 8 pm here on the Big-Z -- 94.3 FM.&nbsp; The pre-game show tips off at 7 pm.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Illinois (10-8) 0-5, Big Ten Nebraska... 2018-01-15T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258520 Sunday Sports Roundup <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258494" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_53112101118-sports11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Boys Basketball The Highland Bulldogs won 57-45 against the host Jerseyville Panthers at the Jerseyville Boys Basketball Tourney yesterday. The Panthers fall to 9 and 8 overall and 2 and 3 in the MVC. The Bulldogs improve to 13 and 5 overall and rem... Zac Coffman - WBGZ Radio 2018-01-14T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258494 Saturday Morning Sports <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258478" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_70611101259-basketball net.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Boys Basketball (Friday): &nbsp; Alton 55 Edwardsville 50 &nbsp; Litchfield 67 Gillespie 44 &nbsp; Greenville 48 Southwestern 45 &nbsp; Dupo 45 EA/WR 30 &nbsp; Saturday Tournaments (Boys): &nbsp; Jerseyville tourney: &nbsp; Jerseyvi... Ross Pearson - WBGZ Radio 2018-01-13T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258478 Illinois Blows Big Lead, Falls to Iowa in OT <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258347" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1111860918-illini18.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois blew a 20-point 1st half lead and fell to Iowa last night (Thursday), 104-97 in overtime at State Farm Center in Champaign. &nbsp; Illinois (10-8) 0-5, Big Ten Conference Iowa (10-9) 1-5, Big Ten Conference &nbsp; The Fighting Illini le... 2018-01-11T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258347 Thursday Night Hoops - Postponements <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258373" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_11118103103-basketball12.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Thursday night girls basketball >>Mississippi Valley Conference &nbsp; Highland @ C.M. Eagles - *Postponed* Jerseyville @ Waterloo - *Postponed* &nbsp; &nbsp; Carlinville @ EA/WR - *Postponed* &nbsp; Hillsboro @ Roxana - *Postponed* &nbsp;... 2018-01-11T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258373 Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athlete of the Week - Shells' Rexford <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258301" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_11018111318-rexford1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes of the week have been announced for this week.&nbsp; &nbsp; >The female scholar athlete of the week is Roxana softball senior Hannah Rexford.&nbsp; The lefthanded pitcher recently signed on to play ... 2018-01-10T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258301 Prep Spotlight - Tuesday Night Boys Hoops <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258277" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1101863725-basketball6.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Boys basketball - Tuesday night &nbsp; *Litchfield def. EA/WR, 40-34 (OT) Litchfield (8-8) - Cam Morris - 19 pts EA/WR (5-10) - Darren Spruill - 13 pts &nbsp; 28-28 end of regulation...Litchfield wins OT, 12-6&nbsp; &nbsp; >Oilers basketball... 2018-01-10T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258277 Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athlete of the Week - Explorers' Green <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258217" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1091895952-basketball27.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Big-Z/Chris Erwin State Farm Scholar Athletes of the week have been announced for this week.&nbsp; &nbsp; >The male scholar athlete of the week is Marquette basketball senior Sammy Green.&nbsp; Green is one of the 3 Marquette players&nbsp;avera... 2018-01-09T19:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258217 Prep Hockey Scoreboard - Monday & Tuesday Games <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258293" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_11018100010-hockey4.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>High school hockey scoreboard &nbsp; Tuesday games / 1A hockey -- Alton def. EA/WR, 9-2&nbsp; Triad &amp; Edwardsville, 5-5 TIE &nbsp; Tuesday / 2A hockey -- Collinsville def. Belleville, 5-3 O'Fallon def. Freeburg/Waterloo, 3-0 &nbsp; -0... 2018-01-10T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258293 Lady Eagles Top T-Town for 7th Straight Win <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258137" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1081863809-cmeagles7.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Girls prep basketball -- Monday &nbsp; *Civic Memorial def. Teutopolis, 55-42 Eagles (17-1) - Kaylee Eaton - 17 pts, 7 reb Alaira Tyus - 11 pts (3-3's), 6 reb Hannah Schmidt - 5 pts, 7 reb Anna Hall - 8 pts &nbsp; T-town (19-2) - Sadie Bueker... 2018-01-08T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258137 Sunday Sports Roundup <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258090" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_53112101118-sports11.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In Boy's basketball at the 27th annual Highland Optimists Shootout, the Edwardsville Tigers fell to the Rockhurst Hawklets 53-50. The Tigers fall to 10-4, Rockhurst improves to 8-3. Elsewhere at the Shootout, sponsored by Scott Credit Union, Highland... Zac Coffman - WBGZ Radio 2018-01-07T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258090 Friday Night Hoops - Redbirds Fall to Maroons <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258004" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1051853200-redbirds2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Alton Redbirds fell to the Belleville West Maroons, 65-40 in Southwestern Conference boys basketball.&nbsp; &nbsp; Alton (9-4, 5-1, SWC) Belleville West (13-1, 6-0 SWC) &nbsp; &nbsp; Other Southwestern Conference action Friday: Edwardsvil... 2018-01-05T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258004 Saturday Morning Sports <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=258065" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_70611101259-basketball net.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep BB (Boys): &nbsp; Friday-&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&n... Ross Pearson - WBGZ Radio 2018-01-06T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=258065 Girls Hoops - Eagles, Panthers, Hawks Post Wins <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=257999" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1051853133-basketball28.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Girls prep basketball scoreboard >Thursday's games &nbsp; Southwestern Conference: *Belleville West def. Alton, 37-36 Alton (6-9, 2-5 SWC) - Ivoree Lacey - 8 pts, Rayn Tally - 7 pts Belleville West (3-12, 2-4 SWC) - Shaniah Nunn - 20 pts&nbsp;... 2018-01-05T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=257999 Golden Gophers Get Past Fighting Illini in Big Ten Hoops <a href="http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&amp;id=257926" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.altondailynews.com/shared/inc/client/17/articles/thumbs/t_1041853105-illini17.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Minnesota defeated Illinois, 77-67 in Big Ten basketball Wednesday night in Minneapolis.&nbsp; Illinois drops to 10-and-6 overall and 0-and-3 in the conference.&nbsp; The Minnesota Golden Gophers jump to 13-and-3 on the year and 2-and-1 in the Big T... 2018-01-04T05:00:00Z http://www.altondailynews.com/sports/details.cfm?clientid=17&id=257926