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September 7, 2013

ILLINOIS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Paris scores fourth-quarter touchdown to win 14-8

WATSEKA, ILL. — Denver Brewer scored on a three-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter and ran in the two-point conversion to lift Paris to a 14-8 boys high school football victory Friday.

Riley Spencer led the Tigers with 122 yards passing and 82 yards rushing.

Brewer had 17 carries for 74 yards.

Watseka    0    8    0    0    —    8

Paris    0    6    0    8    —    14

P — Brewer 2 run (run failed)

W — Davenport 1 run (Davenport pass)

P — Brewer 3 run (Brewer run)


In other Illinois football action:

• Robinson 53, Red Hill 6 — At Robinson, Ill., Jason Richart ran for 335 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Maroons to a decisive victory.

Robinson compiled 520 yards rushing and eight touchdowns among nine different rushers.

• Casey 45, Newton 13 — At Casey, Ill., the Warriors rolled to a week two victory.

• Marshall 8, Cumberland 6 — At Marshall, Ill., the Lions picked up their first win of the season.

• Flora 20, Palestine-Hutsonville 0 — At Palestine, Ill., the host Pioneers could not find the offense in a Little Illini Conference battle.

Illinois football scores

Alton 26, Cahokia 8

Anna-Jonesboro 22, Murphysboro 21

Annawan 40, Ridgewood 7

Arthur-Lovington 40, Oakwood 0

Auburn 44, Athens 14

Barrington 27, Prospect 14

Belleville West 53, Althoff Catholic 20

Bishop McNamara 48, Lake Forest Academy 31

Bismarck-Henning 34, Arcola 7

Brown County 46, Winchester-West Central 28

Carbondale 36, Herrin 15

Carlinville 46, Vandalia 0

Carlyle 7, Freeburg 0

Carmel 47, Glenbard North 6

Carrollton 34, Concord (Triopia) 8

Casey-Westfield 45, Newton 13

Cerro Gordo 58, Westville 29

Champaign Central 21, Urbana 20

Champaign St. Thomas More 49, South Fork 0

Chatham Glenwood 21, Jacksonville 7

Chicago Vocational 38, Corliss 12

Christopher-Ziegler-Royalton 49, Elverado 6

Clinton 26, Warrensburg-Latham 12

Collinsville 24, Triad 14

Columbia 19, Waterloo 13

Crystal Lake South 14, Crystal Lake Central 7

Curie 36, Lincoln Park 0

Downers North 28, Hinsdale South 0

Downs Tri-Valley 49, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 7

Dundee-Crown 59, Streamwood 14

East Alton-Wood River 12, Metro-East Lutheran 0

East Moline United 42, Peoria Manual 28

El Paso-Gridley 33, Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland (FCW) 6

Eldorado 18, Carmi White County 0

Elmwood-Brimfield 58, Abingdon 14

Eureka-Roanoke-Benson 15, Rantoul 13

Fairfield 58, Hamilton County 20

Fenwick 32, Dallas Bishop Lynch, Texas 14

Foreman 46, Kennedy 14

Geneseo 42, Raby 6

Gillespie 42, Litchfield 29

Glenbrook North 47, Steinmetz 6

Grayslake Central 28, Vernon Hills 7

Grayslake North 52, Milwaukee Hamilton, Wis. 6

Gurnee Warren 42, New Trier 6

Hampshire 35, DeKalb 34

Harvard 20, Oregon 14

Havana 22, Lewistown 21

Hersey 17, Palatine 14

Highland 52, Mt. Zion 28

Highland Park 31, Mundelein 12

Hinsdale Central 36, Addison Trail 14

Hoffman Estates 22, Buffalo Grove 21

Homewood-Flossmoor 28, Stevenson 21

Kewanee 32, Fulton 14

Knoxville 13, Cuba North Fulton 6

Lake Zurich 25, Cary-Grove 0

Lakes Community 45, Woodstock North 0

Lemont 44, Riverside-Brookfield 20

Lena-Winslow 27, Dakota 0

Lexington 31, Colfax Ridgeview 12

Limestone 26, Streator 6

Lincoln Way North 37, Hillcrest 0

Lowell, Mich. 49, Hubbard 12

Machesney Park Harlem 37, Rockford East 6

Macomb 16, Pittsfield-Griggsville-Perry 8

Maine East 56, Amundsen 14

Maine West 36, Chicago (Solorio Academy) 26

Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights) 49, Shepard 3

Maroa-Forsyth 43, Decatur St. Teresa 14

Massac County 45, Charleston 26

Mendota 52, Rockford Christian 21

Mercer County 28, Biggsville West Central 0

Monticello 20, Argenta-Oreana 6

Mount Olive 55, Bunker Hill 14

Mount Vernon 28, Mascoutah 7

Moweaqua Central A&M 27, Shelbyville 7

Mt. Carmel 45, Mt. Vernon (Posey), Ind. 3

New Berlin-Franklin 34, Pawnee 6

Nokomis 42, Decatur Lutheran (LSA) 0

Normal Community 33, Bloomington 20

North Boone 28, Byron 14

Oak Lawn Richards 31, Batavia 26

Orion 50, Morrison 0

Pana 27, Roxana 7

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 18, Effingham 13

Pekin 21, Plainfield North 20

Pinckneyville 32, West Frankfort 27

Plainfield East 35, Aurora West 12

Polo 62, Ashton-Franklin Center 6

Pontiac 6, Stanford Olympia 0

Prairie Ridge 35, Woodstock 17

Princeville 43, West Prairie 0

Providence 38, Minooka 17

Quincy Notre Dame 41, Alton Marquette 7

Rich Central 58, Kenwood 24

River Ridge 27, Warren 13

River Valley 34, Monmouth United 7

Robinson 53, Red Hill 6

Rochelle 44, Dixon 0

Rochester 38, Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) 33

Rock Falls 22, Marengo 21

Rock Island 29, Richwoods 10

Rock Island Alleman 28, Galesburg 7

Rockford Boylan 35, Hononegah 34

Rockford Lutheran 29, Genoa (Genoa-Kingston) 27

Rockridge 41, Riverdale 0

Sandburg 42, Andrew 35Schaumburg 42, Wheeling 13

Sherrard 25, Amboy-LaMoille 18

Sidell (Jamaica)-Salt Fork 50, Martinsville 6

Springfield Lanphier 60, Lincoln 28

St. Charles East 41, Jacobs 26

St. Rita 42, Danville 7

Stark County 54, Oneida (ROWVA) 18

Staunton 34, Hillsboro 13

Sterling Newman 40, Princeton 7

Stillman Valley 40, Burlington Central 0

Tinley Park 54, Rich East 20

Tolono Unity 35, Tuscola 26

Waukegan 7, Zion Benton 6

Wheaton Academy 40, Chicago (Noble Charter/C. Bulls) 8

Wheaton Warrenville South 28, Maine South 13

Whitney Young 49, Hope 0

Williamsville 52, North-Mac 20

Wilmington 13, Sandwich 7

Winnebago 43, Richmond-Burton 15

Woodstock Marian 40, McHenry 14


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  • North wrestling club performs well at Disney World

    Several athletes from the Terre Haute North wrestling club fared well this week in the AAU Scholastic Duals National Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World.

    July 3, 2014

  • SPT052814 THNBB collett.jpg Collett named first-team All-State in Class 4A

    T.J. Collett led Terre Haute North to the Class 4A state championship game at Victory Field.
    The sophomore catcher was rewarded as a first-team All-State selection by the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association. Collett hit 17 home runs with a .536 batting average this spring.

    July 2, 2014 2 Photos

  • Thompsonswing.jpg Tribune-Star Spring Sports Athletes of the Year: Hard-working sluggers

    It’s not a challenge to figure out one of the things the two players chosen as the Tribune-Star’s Athletes of the Year for high school spring sports have in common. Both Cheyenne Thompson of Marshall and T.J. Collett of Terre Haute North make the ballparks they play in look way too small.

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    A dozen players from Terre Haute North were hoping that Saturday night’s Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association All-Star Game at Memorial Stadium would put a fitting exclamation point on their historic 2013 high school season.
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    June 27, 2014

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    The third week in June has become an unofficial reunion for members of the Wabash Valley Football Coaches Association, who make their way to Indiana State’s Memorial Stadium to swap stories and coach — officially or unofficially — the two all-star teams for the Saturday game.
    Terre Haute North has taken the concept one step further this week, however.

    June 26, 2014 2 Photos

  • North wrestlers set for big AAU meet

    Sixteen members of the Terre Haute North AAU wrestling team — coached by Luke Register, Mark Frisz and John DeLisle — will leave today for Orlando, Fla., to compete in the Scholastic National Duals meet at the ESPN Wild World of Sports Complex on the Walt Disney World Resort property.

    June 25, 2014

  • SPT 062114 CHEST-BUMP.jpg Sweet season: Shakamak wins Class A baseball title

    Shakamak baseball wins the IHSAA Class A state baseball championship.

    June 21, 2014 15 Photos

  • SPT 062114 EARLY LEAD ROX.jpg Rockville philosophical about championship game defeat

    Rockville philosophical about championship game defeat

    June 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 053114 SHAWN TURNER.jpg North's Turner departs Patriots after title game loss

    Terre Haute North coach Shawn Turner will leave his head coaching and teaching job to join McCutcheon's staff.

    June 21, 2014 3 Photos

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    Pitching depth came into more play than one might have expected Friday night in the Indiana Class 4A baseball state championship game, and that’s what Noblesville had in abundance.

    June 21, 2014 4 Photos

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    Terre Haute North, Rockville and Shakamak will be playing for high school baseball state championships this weekend, the Patriots at 7:30 p.m. today against Noblesville for the Class 4A title and the Rox and Lakers against each other at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Class A final.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT061914rox BB buell.jpg Rockville gets its first Victory Field shot in Class A title game

    Rockville's talent runs deep as it plays in its first Class A baseball championship game.

    June 19, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT 022214 THOMPSON JUBI.jpg Thompson leaves big legacy in TH swimming

    Jeff Thompson, of Terre Haute South and the Terre Haute Torpedoes, has taken the head coaching position at Germantown Academy in Pennsylvania.

    June 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT 061414 EIL LOOK.jpg The final inning: Close-knit Terre Haute North seniors hope long journey winds up with a state title

    Most of them have been close enough to a state baseball championship already to decide that close just isn’t good enough anymore. But the lessons they learned and the bonds they formed in those previous tournaments are among the reasons why Terre Haute North’s nine seniors are looking forward to Friday night’s Class 4A high school state championship game with excitement and optimism.

    June 19, 2014 7 Photos

  • SPT061714shakamak  c sweet.jpg This time, Shakamak coach is really retiring

    This isn’t the first time that a story has been written about the retirement of Chip Sweet as Shakamak High School’s baseball coach.

    June 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • SPT061714 cahill.jpg Sullivan 12th heading into today’s final round of boys golf state finals

    It was hot and windy for the start of the IHSAA boys golf state finals Tuesday at The Legends of Indiana Golf Club.
    Columbus North was the leader at the conclusion of 18 holes and Sullivan is 12th going into the final round to be played today with tee times beginning at 8 a.m.

    June 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • Sullivan opens bid for state golf title

    Play begins today in the high school boys state golf finals at The Legends of Indiana Golf Club at Franklin.

    June 16, 2014

  • Prep/Metro roundup: Hambrock named to all-state tennis team

    Lauren Hambrock of Terre Haute South was named to the all-state first team on Monday by the Indiana High School Tennis Coaches Association.

    June 16, 2014

  • SPT 061414 HICKS PLAQUE.jpg IHSAA baseball game times set

    Game times set for IHSAA state baseball finals.

    June 15, 2014 3 Photos

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    When your name is Yeryar, Shakamak High School expects great things on the baseball diamond. Vincennes Rivet dodged Brett Yeryar intentionally walking him. But Rivet had to face Braxton and pitch to Tanner and their performances lifted the Lakers to a 1-0 victory and into the Class A state championship game.
    Braxton Yeryar pitched a three-hit shutout and Tanner Yeryar singled up the middle in the eighth inning to drive in Kyler Fulford with the game-winning run.

    June 14, 2014 4 Photos

  • SPT 061414 THN WIN PILE.jpg Terre Haute North heading to Victory Field after semistate win

    If Terre Haute North becomes the Class 4A state champion a week from now — and who would bet against the Patriots at this point? — there’s one prediction that might be safe: it won’t be a typical, run-of-the-mill high school baseball game that makes it happen.

    June 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • Rox.jpg Rockville to make maiden voyage to Victory Field

    Rockville wins the Class A Kokomo baseball semistate.

    June 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • SPT061314 dransfield.jpg Rival Castle up next for Patriots

    Revenge isn’t the purest of motives, but it’s one that two of the three Wabash Valley high school baseball teams involved in semistate games have in common today. And it could come in handy for Terre Haute North’s Patriots.

    June 13, 2014 3 Photos

  • IU recruit lights up Kentucky for 41 points in All-Star win

    James Blackmon Jr. scored 41 points to lead the Indiana boys All-Star team to a 104-94 win over Kentucky on Friday night.

    June 13, 2014

  • Sullivan boys, South's Drew Cahill qualify for state golf finals

    Sullivan’s team and two players from the area extended their high school boys golf season by two days with their play on the links on Thursday.
    The Arrows placed third to qualify for the state finals Tuesday and Wednesday, and Alec Davis of Greencastle  and Drew Cahill of Terre Haute South qualified as individuals in the Washington Regional played at Country Oaks in warm, mostly sunny conditions.

    June 13, 2014

  • Rockville baseball coach wants season to last one week longer

    Bob Kyle really hopes his Rockville High School baseball team can win its semistate game Saturday at Kokomo against Washington Township.
    Not exactly earth-shaking news, but not exactly the usual reasons either.

    June 13, 2014

  • riding.jpg Climbing the ladder: Gutish skips memorable weekend in TH for X Games

    Did Rachel Gutish feel bad that she missed the IHSAA girls track and field state finals Friday after she had qualified in the pole vault? Absolutely. Did the Terre Haute North athletic standout feel bad that she missed her high school’s graduation ceremony Saturday? Ehhh, not so much.

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