Lady Titans win Knights Holiday Classic

Photo Provided Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Lady Knight coach Craig Moffett lays out the game plan as they head into the final minutes.

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Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Lady Knight coach Craig Moffett lays out the game plan as they head into the final minutes.

Knights finish strong

•December 30, 2015•

By Mike Brothers

It was the Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Knights Holiday Classic with Tri-County’s Titans taking the championship in a 29-22 win over St. Teresa’s Lady Bulldogs December 23.

Tri-County jumped to a 9-4 lead over St. Teresa in the first quarter. The Lady Bulldogs came back with a 8-4 second quarter and went into the half at 13-12 Lady Titans.

St Teresa tied the Tri County team at the end of the third quarter with a 9-8 run. A cool shooting fourth quarter left St. Teresa with two points to the Lady Titans nine for the 29-22 win.

McIntyre led scoring for the Titans with four field goals and two free throws for ten points; Price scored two from the field and one from the free throw line for five points; Tomlinson hit a field goal and was 2-2 from the free throw line for four points; S. Smith scored two from the field for four points; Madison Eskew scored 2-2 from the free stripe to complete Tri County scoring.

Scoring for St. Teresa was Natakor with four field goals and one free shot for nine points; Thornton scored three field goals for six points; Switzer hit one three pointer for three; Newban scored two and so did Peck. Read More

A Look at Redskins Basketball Statistics

•December 30, 2015•

The Sullivan Redskins basketball team is 10 games into the season and has pulled down 264 rebounds as a team ; made 164 field goals on 358 attempts ; made 96 of 160 free throws; made 52 three point shots of 155 ; made 476 total points; they had 60 steals with a 6-4 record.

Ty Molzen had 76 rebounds, 22 assists, 57 field goals, 41 free throws, four three point shots; total of 159 points and 12 steals.

Zach Hrvol had 51 rebounds, nine assists, 48 field goals, 10 free throws, 20 three point shots, 126 total points and nine steals.

Adam White had 11 rebounds, six field goals, three free shots, one three point shot, 16 total points and four steals. Read More

Westville Tigers Win Over ALAH Knights

•December 30, 2015•

The Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond Knights traveled to Westville December 28 with the Tigers coming out on top 52-28.

The Knights were plagued with 22 turnovers of which Westville converted 11 into scores. ALAH made 10-14 from the free throw line with Westville hitting 14-17.

Westville hit 2-5 three point shots and 18-31 from the field with the Knights hitting 9-26 from the field.

ALAH got 14 rebounds, seven steals and five assists. The Tigers pulled down 19 rebounds, with 13 on defense, had seven assists and three steals.

The first quarter scoring gave Westville a 12-6 lead. In the second quarter ALAH scored seven to the Tigers 18 putting Westville up 30-13 at the half.  Read More

OV Baseball Elections Set

•December 30, 2015•

The Okaw Valley Baseball Commission will hold a meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 3.

Held at the Okaw Valley High School in Bethany, the purpose of the meeting is for the nomination and election of Okaw Valley Baseball Commission officers for the coming year.

Redskins Over Broncos at St. Teresa Tournament

•December 30, 2015•

Sullivan Redskins beat Cerro Gordo 49-24 during St Teresa tournament play December 22.

Sullivan started out ahead of the Broncos at the end of the first quarter 11-7. A 21-3 second quarter put the Redskins ahead 32-10 at the half. Sullivan scored another 12 to Cerro Gordo’s eight in the third. The Broncos outscored the Redskins 6-5 in the fourth quarter for the loss.

Brett Tuttle, Ty Molzen and Zach Hrvol had two three pointers apiece with Alec Ballinger and Kaleb Shumard adding one each to the eight team three point shots. Read More

Overtime Win for Lady Knights Over Chrisman

•December 30, 2015•

Megan Fifer’s 26 points were among her best scoring nights and helped boost the Lady Knights to a 62-54 win over Chrisman’s Cardinals Dec. 22.

The Lady Cardinals led 13-8 at the end of the first quarter. Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond came back with a 19 point second quarter over Chrisman’s 12, to go into the half ahead 27-25.

One point separated third quarter scores with Chrisman edging ALAH 14-13. The Lady Knight one point edge disappeared as the two were tied at the end of regular play at 48.

Overtime was dominated by ALAH  with Janette Comstock, Hannah Wallen and Fifer scoring 12 to the Chrisman team’s six points.

Fifer’s scoring lead for the Lady Knights included eight field goals, one three pointer and seven free shots for 26; Hannah Wallen had six field goals, one three pointer and three free throws for 18 points; Liz Shipman hit two from the field and 4-4 from the free throw line for eight points; Logan Kauffman hit one three point shot; Janette Comstock made a field goal and a free throw for three points; Payton Wellbaum hit a field goal for two points; Marissa Herschberger scored a field goal.

Chrisman was led by A. Bush with 26 points; Eddy scored nine points; K. Bush seven points; Switzer scored six points ; Ingram had four points and Watters added two to complete Cardinal scoring.

St. Teresa 41, Oakwood 29 Read More

Sullivan Redskin Football Players Make All Area Team

•December 30, 2015•

The Sullivan Redskin football team was recently honored in the Decatur Herald and Review All Area team selection with a representative on the first team.

Head Redskin football coach Gerald Temples noted that Alec Ballinger was not only select for the Herald and Review All Area first team, he was also selected as wide receiver on the Shriner All Star football team that plays during the summer. Read More

OV Over Maroa-Forsyth in Tourney Play

•December 23, 2015•

In the Okaw Valley girls’ basketball tournament the Lady Timberwolves beat Maroa-Forsyth 47-38.

The Lady Trojans matched Okaw Valley 9-9 in the first quarter and outscored the Lady Timberwolves 10-8 going into the half leading 19-17.

Okaw Valley came back after the half with a 14-9 third quarter and took the momentum into the fourth. In the final quarter the Lady Timberwolves outscored the Lady Trojans 16-10 for the win. Read More

The Knights Holiday Classic is Underway

•December 23, 2015•

The Knights Holiday Classic is underway with Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond winning 50-22 over Shelbyville.

With Hannah Wallen hitting five field goals the Lady Knights went into a commanding 24-3 lead at the end of the first quarter.

The Lady Rams gained composure scoring 6-6 with the ALAH team in the second quarter. The Lady Knights went into the half ahead 30-9. Third quarter action had the ALAH team scoring 9-4 over Shelbyville and finishing the fourth quarter scoring 11 -9 over the Lady Rams for the win. Read More

Sullivan Redskins Take Arcola Purple Riders

•December 23, 2015•

The Sullivan Redskins took a 61-54 home court win over the Arcola Purple Riders Tuesday,  December 15.

Head coach Chester Reeder noted the 5-2 Sullivan team had 27 rebounds with Ty Molzen pulling down 14 to help the effort.

The Redskins were 9-5 in the first quarter over the Purple Riders, who came back strong in the second quarter with a 16-9 run.

Sullivan was down 21-18 at halftime They scored 18 points in the third quarter to Arcola’s nine. Both teams were scoring by the fourth with a 25-24 quarter for the Redskins to end the game.

Molzen was also able to hit seven field goals and eight free throws for 22 points. Zach Hrvol stepped in with three field goals, two three point shots and two from the free stripe for 14 points. Read More