Windsor/Stew-Stras volleyball, looking for more competition reached out to Lexington and hosted the Lady Minutemen on Wednesday. The Hatchets cut Lexington off at the knees in the 1st set, but had to survive the 2nd game for the straight set win, 25-13, 25-23. 

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The Windsor/Stew-Stras JV volleyball team won their pool, at the Windsor JV Invite on Saturday, but then lost to Cerro Gordo in the championship match, 25-21, 25-17.

The Windsor/Stew-Stras shot themselves in the foot, but still were able to negate what Neoga did on Tuesday, winning a too-quick, 2-set match, 25-19, 25-14.

Shelbyville volleyball took out Tuscola in a program sweep on Tuesday night. The Ram varsity (12-5, 2-0 CIC) came back from a 1st set loss to win going away, 18-25, 25-18, 25-17. The  undefeated JV (7-0, 2-0 CIC) won, 25-21, 25-19. The Ram fresh-soph won, 25-19, 25-21.

After testing themselves at a weekend tournament, Okaw Valley volleyball has won two matches in a row. They beat Edinburg in 3 on Monday, 20-25, 25-14, 25-16, and then straight set Argenta on Tuesday, 25-17, 25-18.

The CHBC Bobcat volleyball team (7-6) pulled above .500 as they played like wildcats, repelling the Central A&M Raiders came to town. CHBC upset Central A&M on Monday night in straight sets, 25-18, 26-24. 

It wasn't much of a contest for the reigning state runner-ups on Monday night against South Central. The Hatchets slice 'n diced the Cougars, 25-8, 25-11.

South Central was the heavy favorite in the Shelbyville 2A Regional title game on Monday against Stew-Stras/Windsor. But, the Comets knocked off the Cougars and won the title, 5-3.   

Shelbyville volleyball notched a 2nd place finish at the St. Anthony volleyball tournament this weekend. Pana won the tourney and Okaw Valley placed 4th.

Stew-Stras/Windsor baseball got even for a recent 3-0 loss to Shelbyville, by denying the Rams a shot at the Shelbyville Regional title game. SSW got a lead and held off the Rams to win the regional semi on Saturday, 3-2.

Shelbyville girls cross country placed 3rd at the 17-team Tuscola meet on Saturday and the Ram boys placed 11th out 19 teams. 

From the beginning of the season, fate would have Shelbyville Moulton softball facing Charleston, and losing, in the sectional final for the right to go to state. It came down to that on Saturday. Shelbyville (15-3) came close, but could not change fate, losing 2-1.

Shelby Moulton girls cross country (105 pts) placed 3rd out of 13 teams at the Mahomet Invite on Saturday, while Shelby boys were 6th (160 pts) out of 14 teams, led by Will Bendler who took runner-up honors.

Windsor/Stew-Stras girls softball (18-6) fell behind early, reclaimed the lead, then was taken into extra-innings on Saturday at the IESA 1A Raymond Sectional final. In the top of the 9th, the dam broke and the Trojans flooded Springfield Calvary to win the title and book a state berth, 13-5.

The Shelbyville Rams did something on Friday night they have not done much of the last two weeks, made plays. The Rams (2-2) beat Sullivan (0-4), 41-12. 

Shelbyville didn't lose a match when Eisenhower came to Shelbyville for a rematch on Thursday. The Rams beat Ike, 9-0, in Decatur and they repeated that feat in Shelbyville, 9-0.

Windsor/Stew-Stras volleyball is still sharpening their blade against 1A, 2A teams. On Thursday, the Hatchets axed St. Elmo's fire, to fricassee the Eagles, 25-17, 25-14.

Okaw Valley began another streak, winning 2 more in a row. They beat Bement 21-25, 25-11, 25-20.

The Shelbyville Rams (7-4, 1-0 CIC) are ahead of the curve and are doing what it takes to stay there. They displayed that on Thursday night going to Sullivan and getting a dominant win, 25-13, 25-7.

Okaw Valley's regular season matches win-streak (4 in a row) ended on Monday, losing to Heritage in a marathon 3 set match, 17-25, 25-22, 35-37. They bounced right back on Tuesday beating Villa Grove, with another OT set in that match, 25-15, 26-28, 25-17.

Will Bendler of Shelbyville won the rescheduled Shelbyville Moulton Trail Invite on Tuesday to loead the ram boys to 5th place. The Shelby girls claimed 2nd place, led by Ellie Nohren and Caroline White.

Windsor/Stew-Stras jr. high softball (#1 seed) has taken care of business, beating #8 seed Mulberry Grove 16-1, and beating the #5 seed, host Nokomis on Monday, 10-4.

Windsor/Stew-Stras, fresh-off playing 3A and 4A team in the Crossroads tourney, took on 2A Teutopolis on Tuesday. The Hatchets had a let down, but still 2-set T'town, 25-19, 25-20. 

Due to the rain rescheduling at regional, #1 seed Shelbyville (15-2) had to play two days in a row. They beat Sullivan in the semifinal, 10-0. On Tuesday's they faced #2 seed Mt. Zion in the final. They got a couple of 2-run innings and held off Mt. Zion for the championship, 4-1.

The Shelbyville Moulton Ram softball team beat SUllivan just 4-0 at home prior to the postseason. They had to face them again in the Meridian 2A Regional semifinal on Monday. This time the Rams routed the Redskins in 5 inning walk-off, 10-0.

The Shelbyville girls cross country team claimed the hurricane-rescheduled Shelby Trail Invite on Monday and the boys placed 7th out of 12.

Its been 2 steps forward one step back this season for the Shelbyville Moulton baseball team (9-5). The trend continues. They lost to Charleston on Wednesday, 10-9. They beat Nokomis on Friday, 4-1, and beat Stew-Stras/Windsor, 3-0. 

Shelbyville went to the Sangamon Valley fresh-soph tourney last weekend came came home with the 1st place trophy.

Shelbyville volleyball hosted their annual tourney on Saturday and fought through some ups and downs to finished in 3rd place. 

Windsor/Stew-Stras (6-2), the reigning 1A State runner-up volleyball team, took on 3A and 4A schools at the Crossroads Tourney at Effingham on Friday night and Saturday. They split in exciting fashion on Friday, coming back against Breese Central, 17-25, 25-18, 25-23, and getting nipped in a…

On a soggy Friday night, Shelbyville (1-2) went to Clinton for their first conference game. Things looked good early, but then the Rams were all wet, getting Marooned, 23-6.

With the Crossroads Tourney in Effingham this weekend, Windsor/Stew-Stras was wanting to be sharp on Thursday against Altamont. They were not as sharp as they could have been, but won, 25-21, 25-18.

The 2018 Ram volleyballers are beginning to build their resume. Shelbyville picked up another win on Thursday, drowning the Cumberland Pirates in their own port, 25-14, 25-17.

The CHBC Bobcats (5-4) couldn't get over the hump on Tuesday against double conference foe St. Elmo/Brownstown. CHBC dropped the first set in overtime, then played uphill in set 2, losing by just 4 points in a heart breaker, 24-26, 21-25.

Shelbyville links went 2-1 last week. They beat Okaw Valley and Mt. Pulaski on Tuesday at Eagle Creek, then lost to Maroa Forsyth at Hickory Point on Thursday.

Okaw Valley volleyball (4-1) is knocking teams off as they extended their winning streak to 4 straight. They tripped up Central A&M on Tuesday, winning in 2 sets, 25-21, 25-22.

A day after getting tuned up by 2A Shelbyville, the Windsor/Stew-Stras Trojans rolled into regionals, riding Mulberry Grove out on a rail. The Trojans trumped the Aces in 3 innings, 16-1.

Shelbyville softball (13-2) took care of business in the first round of the regional on Tuesday. The Rams buried Holy Family in 2 1/2 innings, 15-0.

The two best softball teams in Shelby County had a match-up a day before the postseason started. Shelbyville (2A) won the showdown with Windsor/Stew-Stras (1A), finally puling away, 11-1.

Shelbyville volleyball is on the uptick, winning their second straight match on Tuesday night. The Tri-County Titans were going to be a challenge, but the Ram chemistry began to find it's level as they trumped Tri-County, 25-21, 25-22.

Shelbyville Moulton baseball finished their tough week with a loss to Monticello. It took Monty until the 6th inning, but they erupted for 7 runs to get the win, 7-0.

Top Ram William Bendler had the fastest time of the day and Shelbyville Moulton girls cross country tradition continued at the big Rochester Meet on Saturday. The Lady Rams (63 pts) won as a team, in the 20-team event. The Rams boys placed 5th (147 pts). 

It was a tough match for the Rams on Thursday against Teutopolis. Singles was lopsided and it was left to doubles to pick things up before. despite the loss, 6-3.

Shelbyville High cross country (1A) finally got a race in to start their season at the 2A Charleston Invite on Saturday against several 2A schools. The Lady Rams finished 4th (with Ailey Mitchell and Gabrielle Spain placing 2nd and 3rd overall. The Rams boys (216 pts) finished 7th, led by Lu…

On Thursday, Cumberland Pirates invaded Stew-Stras gymnasium. No problem,  the Windsor/Stew-Stras Hatchets repelled the Pirates in quick fashion, 25-10, 25-13.

Shelbyville football (1-1) drew first blood in Bement on Friday night, but then were trampled by the Cerro Gordo Broncos, 45-22.

Okaw Valley volleyball dropped their first match of the season, but has since gone 3-0. They won a marathon match against Neoga, pulling away, 24-26, 25-22, 25-10.

Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City volleyball got back in the win column on Thursday, to start the season 3-1. CHBC rolled Ramsey, 25-23, 25-18.

Shelbyville volleyball was on a learning curve in the first two matches of the season, but on Thursday at Nokomis, the Rams got stronger as the match went on got a boost and with their first win, 25-17, 25-8.

Shelbyville Moulton softball (6-3) tried to scale Mt. Zion on Wednesday, but the mountain fell on Shelbyville. Mt. Zion beat the Rams, 13-2.

After opening the season with a win, Shelbyville tennis went 1-2 to stand at .500. The Rams lost to LSA on  Thursday, 5-4, beat Mattoon JV on Monday, 5-4, then lost to Paris on Tuesday, 9-0.

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