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Each week the Journal Gazette/Times-Courier features some of the top performances of local high school athletes. Here is the list from March 26 to March 31:
BLOOMINGTON — A total of four boys and girls from the JG-TC area won titles in the Illinois Top Prep Times meet Friday and Saturday at Illinois Wesleyan in the indoor state championships.
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Each week the Journal Gazette/Times-Courier features some of the top performances of local high school athletes. Here is the list from March 12 to March 17:
DECATUR — The Charleston girls soccer team completed its championship run through the Decatur St. Teresa tournament on Saturday. After falling behind 1-0 early, Charleston bounced back quickly and went on to beat Decatur St. Teresa 3-2 to claim the tournament title.
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BLOOMINGTON — Mattoon girls track teams participated in the Normal West Indoor Track Meet at Illinois Wesleyan-Shirk Center in Bloomington on Wednesday. Green Wave Varsity placed second out of 22 teams with 50 points. Green Wave Junior Varsity placed first out of nine teams with 24 points.
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