FARINA – The South Central Lady Cougars (18-14) wrapped up their regular season by honoring their seniors in a home match with Neoga on Thursday evening.
Maria Brasel, Cassidy Sill, Megan Burleyson, Alexis Harpster, Katelynn Monical and Kira Engel were each honored before going out and defeating the visitors 25-17, 25-13.
Brasel finished with 9 kills and 7 points along with 3 aces, Sill had 5 kills, Burleyson added 4 and Hannah Rubin had 4 kills, 9 points and 6 aces.
The Lady Cougars finished 5-4 in the National Trail Conference.
The JV also earned a 25-15, 25-17 win. Abby Hahn had 12 points in the victory.
The Lady Cougars open up as the #2 seed next week at the Class 1A Regional held at Christ Our Rock.
ST PETER – The St Peter Invitational Tournament continued on Thursday night as two games were played at the gymnasium.
The St Peter Saints (2-0) got 24 points from Hunter Brandt and 12 more from Sam Rubin in a 43-14 win over Kell/Farrington (0-2). St Peter jumped out to a 26-4 lead at halftime and never looked back. Haley Johnson had 4 points, Ryan Jenne 2 and Tristian Roberts added 1.
Cord Hails finished with 6 points in the loss for Kell. Adam Smith, Coltan Maier, Nathaniel Myers and Treyton Simmons each had 2 points in the loss.
In the second game, the St Theresa Rascals (1-0) opened up their season with an impressive 44-25 win over Sandoval (0-2). Levi Cannon had 21 points to lead St Theresa who held a 21-17 lead at halftime but used a 13-2 fourth quarter to pull away. Spencer Reincke had 9 points, Zach Wuebbles 6, Nathan Garder 4 and Madison Reynolds and Ty Reynolds each put in 2.
Kaleb Calhoun had 11 to lead Sandoval. Amarion Moore had 6 and Christian Melton and Caden Gore each had 4.
The Tournament will take a break until Monday when Sandoval and Patoka will play at 6pm followed at 7:15 by St Peter and St Theresa.
Red Ribbon Week 2014 “Too Smart to Start”
Students, preschool through 8th grade, at St. Peter’s Lutheran School, will celebrate Red Ribbon Week October 27-31, 2014.
Each year, in October, more than 100,000 schools celebrate Red Ribbon Week.
Together as a school, community and within our families, we can teach our children the importance of a healthy, drug free life. The red ribbon is symbolic of the pledge to lead a drug free life. The following is a list of the week’s activities.
Leila Webber of Brighton, IL spent the weekend of Oct. 4 with her grandparents, Scott and Kathy Gehle, of Frogtown. They attended the Grand Leve in Vandalia, the Happy Hollow Pumpkin Patch, and enjoyed shopping in Effingham before she returned home on Sunday.
FARINA – The South Central Lady Cougars (17-14) won their final regular-season road match of the season going to Patoka and coming away with a 25-13, 25-15 win over the Lady Warriors.
Maria Brasel finished with 12 kills and 3 blocks. Emily Chapman added 17 assists and 7 points with 3 aces. Deidra Schaal added 6 aces with her 14 points while Megan Burleyson and Hannah Rubin each had 3 kills.
South Central also won the JV match 25-15, 25-19 with Kendall Burleyson adding 13 points. The Fresh/Soph team won as well.
South Central will honor their seniors tonight when they host Neoga for Senior Night.
ST PETER – It’s the beginning of the area junior high boys basketball season, as the annual St Peter Invitational Tournament opened up on Wednesday night. The five-team, round-robin tournament includes Kell, Patoka, Sandoval, St Theresa and the host Saints.
Hunter Brandt poured in 30 points to help the Saints to a 45-41 win over Sandoval in the first game of the tournament. Cameron Brandt added 7 points, Haley Johnson and Sam Rubin put in 4.
ST PETER – The annual St Peter Invitational Basketball Tournament opens up tonight at St Peter School.
The five-team, round-robin event will feature Kell, Patoka, Sandoval, St Theresa and the host Saints.
10/22 – 6pm: St Peter v. Sandoval
7:15: Patoka v. Kell
10/23 – 6pm: Kell v. St Peter
7:15: Sandoval v. St Theresa
10/27 – 6pm: Sandoval v. Patoka
7:15: St Peter v. St Theresa
10/28 – 6pm: St Theresa v. Kell
7:15: Patoka v. St Peter
10/29 – 6pm: St Theresa v. Patoka
7:15: Kell v. Sandoval
There will be no all tournament team or cheerleading competition. The first tie-breaker will be head-to-head followed by free throw percentage and then the least points allowed on a per game average.
Kaskaskia College will offer a “Food Service Sanitation Certification” course in October at the Vandalia, Nashville, Greenville, Salem and Trenton Education Centers.
This course is designed to provide the student with vital sanitary information applying to Food Service Management. Upon completion of the course students will be eligible to take the Food Sanitation Certification Examination administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The focus of the course will be on: Sanitation, Health, Microbiology, Personal Hygiene, Safe Food Handling, Management Responsibilities and the Sanitation Regulations of the State of Illinois.
The courses will be held on Saturday, October 25 and November 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The registration numbers for the classes is as follows: COOK 074 TV05W (Vandalia), COOK 074 TV06W (Nashville), COOK 074 TV07W (Greenville), COOK 074 TV08W (Salem), and COOK 074 TV09W (Trenton).
For further information or to register, please call the following numbers: 283-1780 (Vandalia), 327-9136 (Nashville), 664-9394 (Greenville), 224-2666 (Trenton), and 548-9001 (Salem).
Deciding on what to do after high school graduation can be an overwhelming process. That’s why Lake Land College is scheduling high school visits to help students know more about transitioning from high school to a college or university.
“Meeting with higher education professionals is a very valuable experience for students making the difficult but important decision about college and college life,” said Jessica Daugherty, admissions representative. “We hope to answer the students’ questions and ease any anxiety they may have about this time in their lives.”
Lake Land College will visit South Central High School on Nov. 4 at 9 a.m.
On Thursday, November 6 at 6:30 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran School will hold Basketball Alumni Night.
All former St. Peter Lutheran School basketball players invited
The 2014-15 team and Coach Harmeier will be introduced as well. Please come out and remember the past and support the new team.