First-Team All-Stater Alayna Kraus paced Okawville with 21 points, while teammate Megan Rennegarbe was solid, as well, dropping in 17 points, mostly on layup baskets after breaking down the Christopher defense.
“We will stick to our guns and do what got us here,” Coach Carter said.
With the win, the Bearcats improve to 31-3 and will take on another Southern Illinois squad – Okawville – in the state championship game at 11 a.m. Saturday.
The Christopher Bearcats will take their next step on the road to a state championship Thursday when they square off with Champaign St. Thomas…
The Christopher Bearcats girls basketball team is certainly having a season to remember.
From Day 1 in practice, the girls had the state tournament on their mind. And that’s exactly what the Bearcats accomplished Monday evening, defeating Neoga, 50-45.
Congratulations to head coach Hayden Carter and the Christopher Lady Bearcats on winning their first-ever sectional championship this past Thursday.
With the win, the Bearcats improve to 29-3 and advance to the Super-Sectional in Effingham on Monday against Neoga.
Junior guard Hillary Siemer stole the show and led the host Lions to a thrilling 48-43 victory over the Bearcats on Wednesday.
Edwards County, Christopher, Goreville, Pope County and Woodlawn are among the top seeds in Class 1A girls basketball involving teams from the region.
Shane Hawkins' Carterville Lions clinched at least a share of the River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division crown Friday night with a 61-40 win at Anna-Jonesboro.
It was an electric atmosphere at Christopher High School on Monday evening.
JOHNSTON CITY — It was far from an offensive showcase. The shots were not falling for either team with great regularity and the turnovers were…
Catch up with the day's events and final scores of the Benton Christmas Classic.
Christopher pulls away with a 44-30 win in the Benton Christmas Classic Wednesday night in Rich Herrin Gym.
A pair of overtime games highlighted day one of the Benton Christmas Classic girls holiday basketball tournament Tuesday at Rich Herrin Gym.
Illinois State Police are investigating the Christmas day stabbing death of Jeffery Brown, 37 of Christopher.
Brooke Shields doesn't think racy 1980 survival movie 'Blue Lagoon' could be made today.
There are precious few undefeated basketball teams left in Southern Illinois.
It may still be early in the conference race in girls basketball, but some trends are most certainly developing.
CHRISTOPHER — Behind 22 points by Gannon Birkner the New Athens Yellow Jackets shook off a disappointing 52-50 loss to Wayne City on the first…
The Black Diamond Conference West Division race is shaping up to be a good one this season with league coaches pointing to the Vienna Eagles and Johnston City Indians as the teams to beat.
"I put value on what kids were able to accomplish with the talent they had," Van Horn said. "Not so much the record. I always appreciated the improvement our teams made from Day 1 to the end of the season."
I came to appreciate good basketball no matter where it was played. It's so wonderful to see that despite a few new bells and whistles, nothing has changed that much.
It was not a work of art, but few season openers are as the Christopher Bearcats clawed their way past Thompsonville, 47-30, Monday, in the opening round of the 48th Annual Christopher Turkey Tournament.