Alton Daily News Sports 20 Latest Sports Articles 2018-03-19T06:04:38Z Sunday Sports Roundup <a href=";id=262010" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>At the Metro Cup in Edwardsville yesterday, the Edwardsville Tigers Shutout Belleville West's Maroons 2-0 to take the Championship of the Nike bracket. This is the Tiger's 4th Metro Cup Championship. The Alton Redbirds (1-2-1) finished in a 0-0 tie w... Zac Coffman - WBGZ Radio 2018-03-18T05:00:00Z Saturday Morning Sports <a href=";id=261982" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep Baseball: &nbsp; -Fri &nbsp; Marquette 16, Litchfield 0 &nbsp; Moline 9, CM 2 &nbsp; Edwardsville 11, Tinley Park 1 &nbsp; Alton 20, Tinley Park 0 &nbsp; Mascoutah 11, Metro East Lutheran 1 &nbsp; Teutopolis 10, Belleville West 5 ... Ross Pearson - WBGZ Radio 2018-03-17T05:00:00Z Oilers Stop Shells in Thursday Baseball at EA/WR <a href=";id=261941" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Oilers doubled up the Roxana Shells, 8-4 Thursday in boys baseball at EA/WR High School.&nbsp; The Oilers jumped out in front early with a 7-run first inning. &nbsp; WP - Zaide Wilson&nbsp; LP - Logan Presley &nbsp; EA/WR's Ashton Murray - 2... 2018-03-16T05:00:00Z Flanigan Homers Again in Lady Oilers Win <a href=";id=261945" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The EA/WR Lady Oilers topped Trenton Wesclin, 6-4 on Thursday in Wood River.&nbsp; The Oilers are off to a 2-and-1 start to the season.&nbsp; &nbsp; WP - Morgan Moxey - 10 K's Macy Flanigan - HR, 2-RBI's Ashley Knight - 3B, 2-RBI's &nbsp; >EA/W... 2018-03-16T05:00:00Z NCAA Tourney - Round 1, Thursday & Friday <a href=";id=261923" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>NCAA Tourney - Friday games &nbsp; Purdue def. CS Fullerton, 74-48 &nbsp; Texas A&amp;M def. Providence, 73-69 Marshall def. Wichita State, 81-75 Cincinnati def. Georgia State, 68-53 &nbsp; North Carolina def. Lipscomb, 84-66 Butler def. Arka... 2018-03-16T05:00:00Z Class 3A/4A Boys Basketball State Tourneys This Weekend <a href=";id=261929" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>IHSA State Tourneys - Class 3A &amp; 4A boys basketball Friday - state semifinals - &nbsp; (4A) >>Belleville West Maroons def. Elgin Larkin Royals, 64-53 &nbsp; >>Chicago Whitney Young def. Evanston, 62-56 &nbsp; *Class 4A state championship... 2018-03-16T05:00:00Z Wednesday's Softball Scores - No-Hitters for Eagles & Explorers <a href=";id=261887" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep Softball -- Wednesday's scores &nbsp; *Marquette def. Granite City, 5-0 WP - Meghan Schorman - 7-IP, no-hitter, 12-K Tess Eberlin - 2-RBI's &nbsp; *Civic Memorial def. Belleville Althoff, 10-0 WP - Kaitlynn Wrenn - 5-IP, no-hitter Cassi... 2018-03-15T05:00:00Z College Roundup - SIUE, SLU, Illini, Mizzou <a href=";id=261871" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>College sports roundup &nbsp; >>Basketball The SIU-Edwardsville Lady Cougars tip off tonight in the Women's Basketball Invitational (WBI) Tournament.&nbsp; It's SIUE at Central Arkansas at 7 pm.&nbsp; The Lady Cougars stand at 17-and-14 on the yea... 2018-03-15T05:00:00Z Baseball Redbirds Lose Season Opener - Play @ GCS Tonight <a href=";id=261862" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep Baseball - Wednesday &nbsp; The Alton Redbirds fell in their 2018 season opener to Freeburg, 2-1 on Wednesday at SIUE.&nbsp; The Redbirds only run came in the top of the 7th inning on an RBI from Adam Stilts.&nbsp; The Freeburg Midgets won the... 2018-03-15T05:00:00Z Wednesday's Soccer - Shutout Wins for Eagles & Shells <a href=";id=261856" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Metro Cup Soccer Tourney >Girls soccer scoreboard - Wednesday &nbsp; Roxana def. Mascoutah, 3-0 Shells - Emma Lucas - 2-goals, Abby Kurth - goal &nbsp; Civic Memorial def. Father McGivney, 8-0 Eagles - Morgan Wilson - 2-goals, Tori Standefer -... 2018-03-15T05:00:00Z Metro Cup Girls Soccer Tourney - Monday/Tuesday Scores <a href=";id=261726" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Metro Cup Tournament(s) >Girls soccer &nbsp; Tuesday scoreboard &nbsp; Marquette def. Waterloo Goibault, 5-1 Belleville West def. Triad, 2-1 Columbia def. Wesclin, 10-1 Breese Mater Dei def. Jerseyville, 10-1 Highland def. Mt. Vernon, 2-1 F... 2018-03-13T05:00:00Z Belleville West (30-2) Headed to 4A State Finals <a href=";id=261794" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Belleville West Maroons will take a 30-and-2 record to the Class 4A boys basketball state tournament this weekend in Peoria.&nbsp; The Maroons defeated West Aurora, 81-43 Tuesday night in the 4A Normal Super-Sectional.&nbsp; E.J. Liddell had a do... 2018-03-14T05:00:00Z Former SIUE Tennis Star Ken Flach Dies at 54 <a href=";id=261799" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Former SIUE tennis star Ken Flach died Monday in Calfornia from complications from bronchitis &amp; pneumonia.&nbsp; He was 54 years old.&nbsp; &nbsp; Flach won NCAA Division II singles &amp; doubles titles at SIUE in 1981, '82, &amp; '83.&nbsp; He... 2018-03-14T05:00:00Z Jersey Winter Thaw Invite - Saturday's Results <a href=";id=261683" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Jersey Winter Thaw Invitational >>Indoor track meet Saturday @ Principia College, Elsah &nbsp; GIRLS &nbsp; *Riley Vickrey (Marquette) - 4th place, 1600 meter run - 5th place, 3200 meter run&nbsp; *Sydney Merle (Jersey) - 5th, 1600 meter run ... 2018-03-12T22:00:00Z All-MVC Teams - Boys/Girls Basketball <a href=";id=261665" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>All-Mississippi Valley Conference Basketball teams - 2017-2018 &nbsp; *1st Team - BOYS All-MVC Jaquan Adams, SR. Civic Memorial Sam LaPorta, JR. Highland Beau Barbour, SR. Triad Blake Weiss, SR. Mascoutah Blake Wittman, SR. Jersey Caden Clar... 2018-03-12T05:00:00Z NCAA Tourney Tips Off This Week <a href=";id=261669" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The NCAA Tournament is set after 68 teams were announced on Selection Sunday.&nbsp; The #1 seeds are Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, and Kansas.&nbsp; &nbsp; #2 seeds: Purdue, Cincinnati, North Carolina, Duke &nbsp; (8-seed) Missouri vs. (9-seed) F... 2018-03-12T05:00:00Z Sunday Sports Roundup <a href=";id=261622" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In College baseball, The Murray State Racers beat the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars 9-8 yesterday. The loss drops the Cougars to 1 and 2 in Ohio Valley Conference play and 5 and 8 overall. Murray State improves to 2 and 1 in the O... Zac Coffman - WBGZ Radio 2018-03-11T06:00:00Z Saturday Morning Sports <a href=";id=261595" target="_blank"><img src=" net.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Prep Basketball: &nbsp; -4A Sectional Pekin: &nbsp; Belleville West 67, Moline 47 &nbsp; -3A Sectional Centralia &nbsp; Marion 71, East STL 68 (OT) &nbsp; -2A State Finals @ Peoria &nbsp; Winnebago 67, Pinckneyville 63 &nbsp; Chicago (O... Ross Pearson - WBGZ Radio 2018-03-10T05:00:00Z Boys Playoff Hoops - 3A/4A Sectionals, 1A/2A State Tourneys <a href=";id=261547" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Boys playoff basketball >>Friday games &nbsp; Class 4A Pekin Sectional title game Belleville West def. Moline, 67-47 Belleville West Maroons (29-2) Moline Maroons (23-8) &nbsp; &nbsp; Class 3A Centralia Sectional title game Marion def.&nbsp... 2018-03-09T05:00:00Z Arbuthnot Leaves Highland Lady Bulldogs <a href=";id=261555" target="_blank"><img src="" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Mike Arbuthnot has resigned as girls basketball head coach at Highland High School.&nbsp; He has been the Lady Bulldogs head coach the last 5 seasons - beginning his tenure there in the 2012-13 season.&nbsp; He is also retiring from teaching at Roxa... 2018-03-09T05:00:00Z