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Alton Marquette quartet highlights Illinois coaches' all-state teams

Alton Marquette quartet highlights Illinois coaches' all-state teams

The Alton Marquette softball team fell just short of its ultimate goal -- an Illinois Class 3A state title -- but the accolades continue to roll in for standout pitcher Alexis Silkwood and a few other Explorers, along with several other players from the Metro East, with the release of the Il…

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Southwestern all-conference

Southwestern 2013 all-conference softball team:

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Four-run fifth-inning propels Belleville East past Edwardsville

Four-run fifth-inning propels Belleville East past Edwardsville

BELLEVILLE • For Belleville East, the seed for Wednesday's 4-2 Class 4A Normal Sectional semifinal win over Edwardsville was planted way back on May 2.

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Edwardsville enjoys big day with 11-1 win over league rival Alton

Edwardsville enjoys big day with 11-1 win over league rival Alton

The Edwardsville Tigers powered their way to a five-inning 11-1 victory over Alton in the Class 4A Granite City Regional championship.

May 25, 2013 5:45 pmLoading…
Loveless hits, pitches Edwardsville to 2-1 victory over Belleville West

Loveless hits, pitches Edwardsville to 2-1 victory over Belleville West

EDWARDSVILLE • Spot starter Kallen Loveless had to walk a tightrope at times, but got needed outs at crucial times to help the Edwardsville softball team down visiting Belleville West 2-1 in a Southwestern Conference game on Monday.

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Toenyes powers Edwardsville in 13-0 rout of Alton

Toenyes powers Edwardsville in 13-0 rout of Alton

Senior Amber Toenyes tossed a two-hitter, homered and drove in three runs to lift host Edwardsville to a 13-0 Southwestern Conference softball win against Alton on Wednesday.

May 08, 2013 9:15 pmLoading…
Maggio, Anderson pave the way for Edwardsville in 12-1 conference win over Collinsville

Maggio, Anderson pave the way for Edwardsville in 12-1 conference win over Collinsville

EDWARDSVILLE • Senior Taylor Maggio reaches base about 56 percent of the time for the Edwardsville softball team, and freshman Rachel Anderson gets on approximately 52 percent of her plate appearances.

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Southwestern Conference will be a fight to the finish

Southwestern Conference will be a fight to the finish

When Edwardsville downed O'Fallon 5-0 on Tuesday, it left four teams in the Southwestern Conference with two losses, Alton and Belleville East being the other two.

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Toenyes, Maggio star as Edwardsville blanks O'Fallon

Toenyes, Maggio star as Edwardsville blanks O'Fallon

EDWARDSVILLE • A pair of seniors came up aces for top-ranked Edwardsville on Tuesday as the Tigers downed O'Fallon 5-0 in a Southwestern Conference showdown at the Edwardsville Sports Complex.

April 30, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Seniors lead way for young Edwardsville squad

Seniors lead way for young Edwardsville squad

The Edwardsville softball team is off another great start, with freshmen and sophomores playing key roles. But a quartet of sophomores is providing leadership for the Tigers.

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Seniors lead way for young Edwardsville squad

Seniors lead way for young Edwardsville squad

Seniors on the Edwardsville softball team include (from left) Taylor Maggio, Amber Toenyes and Anna Stamer. Not pictured: Aubry Dickmann.

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Dumstorff's hit propels No. 3 O'Fallon to upset of No. 1 Edwardsville

Dumstorff's hit propels No. 3 O'Fallon to upset of No. 1 Edwardsville

O'FALLON, Ill. • The first time O'Fallon junior center fielder Molly Dumstorff faced Edwardsville's Amber Toenyes on Thursday she, like many others before her, didn't fare too well.

April 04, 2013 8:29 pmLoading…
Toenyes, Edwardsville hold off Belleville East for 3-2 conference-opening win

Toenyes, Edwardsville hold off Belleville East for 3-2 conference-opening win

EDWARDSVILLE • Edwardsville senior right-hander Amber Toenyes stammered at the end but had enough left to hold off surging Belleville East and lead the Tigers to a 3-2 victory Tuesday in the Southwestern Conference opener for both teams at the District 7 Sports Complex.

April 02, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Top-ranked Edwardsville finally hits the field, blanks Mater Dei 6-0

Top-ranked Edwardsville finally hits the field, blanks Mater Dei 6-0

EDWARDSVILLE • A scheduled doubleheader against Mater Dei was reduced to a single game, but it hardly mattered to the Edwardsville softball team -- they just wanted to play.

March 23, 2013 7:37 pmLoading…
Edwardsville will again be among area's top squads

Edwardsville will again be among area's top squads

Under coach Lori Blade, the Edwardsville softball team has been a perennial postseason contender, and 2013 is no exception.

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Edwardsville will again be among area's top squads

Edwardsville will again be among area's top squads

Seniors on the Edwardsville softball team are (front row from left) Megan Pranger and Taylor Maggio. Back row: Anna Stamer, Amber Toenyes and Aubry Dickmann.

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Trip to Canada was special for Collinsville Extreme

Trip to Canada was special for Collinsville Extreme

A trip north of the border opened up a whole new world for a group of softball players from the Metro East.

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Talent will be on display in pair of all-star games

Talent will be on display in pair of all-star games

St. Louis Angels catcher/infielder Jamie Fowle is looking forward to what’s to come Wednesday.

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Amber Toenyes, jr., Edwardsville

Was 15-1 with a 1.22 ERA and hit .408, four homers and 28 RBI. Committed to Eastern Illinois.

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Extreme battles back to earn hard-fought 3-3 tie

Extreme battles back to earn hard-fought 3-3 tie

ST. LOUIS • The Collinsville Extreme softball team didn’t give an inch Wednesday.

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Southwestern all-conference

Southwestern 2012 all-conference softball team (positions not submitted):

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Collinsville Extreme

Collinsville Extreme

Coach: Celeste Knierim

June 05, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…
Edwardsville bounces back from slow start to nip O'Fallon in wild game

Edwardsville bounces back from slow start to nip O'Fallon in wild game

EDWARDSVILLE • The Edwardsville softball team was a bit on edge after falling behind O’Fallon by four runs early in Wednesday’s Class 4A sectional semifinal game.

May 30, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Alton Marquette eyes postseason success

Alton Marquette eyes postseason success

Alton Marquette coach Dan Wiedman would love nothing better than to make a third straight trip to the Illinois High School Association Class 2A state tournament at the East Side Centre in East Peoria on June 1-2.

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SOFTBALL: Belleville East survives seventh-inning scare to knock off Edwardsville

SOFTBALL: Belleville East survives seventh-inning scare to knock off Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE • The Belleville East softball team has been looking for a signature win this season, and the Lancers found it Thursday afternoon.

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East St. Louis' Pierson puts up big numbers in KU's spring football game

East St. Louis' Pierson puts up big numbers in KU's spring football game

Former Gateway Tech and East St. Louis running back Anthony Pierson was the offensive most valuable player in the Kansas University Blue-White spring football game Saturday.

April 30, 2012 12:30 pm Photos

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SOFTBALL: Aching Toenyes pitches Edwardsville to win

SOFTBALL: Aching Toenyes pitches Edwardsville to win

BETHALTO • If Edwardsville pitcher Amber Toenyes was suffering from a lower back injury Friday afternoon, she sure didn't show it.

April 27, 2012 6:35 pmLoading…
Bowlby, O'Fallon top No.1 seed Edwardsville after tough 15 innings

Bowlby, O'Fallon top No.1 seed Edwardsville after tough 15 innings

EDWARDSVILLE • O'Fallon softball coach Kate Walsh called the game a “character builder.” Pitcher Taylor Bowlby said it was “just another game.”

April 19, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Young Edwardsville squad still looks solid

Young Edwardsville squad still looks solid

Returning letter winners for the Edwardsville softball team are (from left) Megan McNamee, Taylor Maggio, Kendall Navin and Amber Toenyes. Not pictured: Aubry Dickmann. (Scott Marion | STLhighschoolsports.com)

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Young Edwardsville squad still looks solid

Young Edwardsville squad still looks solid

After being one of the most experienced softball teams in the Southwestern Conference last season, Edwardsville finds itself on the other end of the spectrum this year.

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Returning letter winners for the Edwardsville softball team are (from left) Megan McNamee, Taylor Maggio, Kendall Navin and Amber Toenyes. Not pictured: Aubry Dickmann.

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Returning letter winners for the Edwardsville softball team are (from left) Megan McNamee, Taylor Maggio, Kendall Navin and Amber Toenyes. Not pictured: Aubry Dickmann.

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Jones' two-run blast lifts Collinsville to title, ends Edwardsville's long run

Jones' two-run blast lifts Collinsville to title, ends Edwardsville's long run

GODFREY, Ill. • To most everyone at Alton High on Saturday morning, it looked like a game-tying sacrifice fly. Especially to the batter who hit it.

May 28, 2011 6:15 pmLoading…

Timely hitting helps Edwardsville beat Triad

EDWARDSVILLE • The combination of Becca Strope's pitching and the timely hitting of Alicia Nicholls and Amber Toenyes was a good combination for the Edwardsville softball team Friday afternoon.

April 08, 2011 9:50 pmLoading…

Though it lost a pair of aces, Edwardsville still holds all the cards

The Edwardsville High softball team lost only two players from last year's 33-2 squad.

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