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CHS juniors host ‘Turkey Trot’ 5K

Posted: Friday, Nov 27th, 2015
CLINTON -- Early Saturday morning, November 21, the Clinton High School (CHS) Junior class hosted a 5K run/walk to raise funds.  The day was daunting with cold winds and snow flakes falling, but most of the 40 participants who signed up were present for the inaugural run.

CHS Lady Maroons start basketball season

Posted: Friday, Nov 20th, 2015
CLINTON -- The season has finally begun for the Clinton High School Lady Maroons basketball team.  Starting on Monday, the ladies have been hosting the 2nd Annual Clinton Turkey Tussle (with a little help from Riverton High School, who is hosting four games of the "Tussle"). 

CJHS Lady Maroons teams ground Lady Hawks

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 2015
CLINTON -- Saturday morning, November 14, saw the Clinton Junior High School (CJHS) Lady Maroons playing their last home game of the season, which was also 8th grade recognition day. 
This game pitted the Lady Maroons against the Meridian Lady Hawks, who earlier in the Central Illinois Conference Tournament had given the home teams fits.  This day would be

Lovett signs to compete in track and field at Davenport University

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 17th, 2015
CLINTON -- On Saturday, another Clinton High School athlete signed a letter of intent to continue their sport (and academic) career in college.  The center of focus on this occasion was Betsy Lovett from the Lady Maroons track and field team. 

CJHS Maroons tame Panthers

Posted: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015
CLINTON -- On an evening that threatened severe weather, the Clinton Junior High School (CJHS) boys basketball teams brought a storm of its own to the courts. 
The CJHS Maroons swept into their home season Wednesday evening, November 11, against the LeRoy Panthers.  Both the 7th and 8th grade games were well played and close until the Clinton teams found a flaw in

CJHS Lady Maroons basketball stifles the Sullivan Lady Redskins

Posted: Friday, Nov 13th, 2015
CLINTON -- The young Lady Maroons of Clinton Junior High School (CJHS) were active Thursday evening, November 5.  They were on the court joining the Sullivan Lady Redskins in battle. 

7th grade Lady Maroons Okaw champions

Modified: Friday, Nov 6th, 2015
Marc Rogers / Journal
The 2015 7th grade championship team (L-R): Mackenzie Reeser (#25), Alexa Tobert (#34), Bethany Overby (#5), Raya Swartz (#13), Kaile Beck (#23), Savanah Clifton (#11), Sharie Guilliams (#30), Hannah Humble (#4), DeAnn Ransdell (#20), Sierra Spaugh (#12), and Coach Kotesa.

Clinton suffers season-ending loss in playoff game

Posted: Tuesday, Nov 3rd, 2015
By Norm Sanders
Belleville News-Democrat
for the Clinton Journal

BELLEVILLE -- Four plays into its Class 4A state football playoff game Saturday, Belleville Althoff had a 13-0 lead.
Things only snowballed from there. 
Althoff had 62 points midway through the second quarter and cruised to a 62-27 victory over the Clinton Maroons, which sends Crusaders flying into the second

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