Auburn’s 7th grade girls won a 34-29 overtime thriller over Athens last Wednesday to capture the Class 3A Regional title at Divernon.
Auburn won its first two games in the Waverly Thanksgiving Tourney over the weekend, defeating host South County 41-33 Friday, and North Greene by a 45-35 final Saturday. The Lady Trojans lost to Carrollton 48-34 Monday and are 3-1 on the year.
Michael Bates of Auburn will be honored with induction into the Illinois College Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2020. Bates, a 2015 graduate of IC, will join ten others at the induction ceremony to be held Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Cummings Dining Hall in Jacksonville.
Denim Cook rushed for 220 yards and two touchdowns as visiting Decatur St. Teresa ended Auburn’s postseason run with a 34-6 quarterfinal win Saturday at Potts Field. The Trojans bowed out with an 8-4 record.
Cautiously optimistic was the way Coach Dave Bates was feeling heading into Auburn’s rematch with Maroa-Forsyth in the second round of the Class 2A playoffs Saturday.
Auburn rode yet another outstanding defensive effort to advance to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs with a 19-0 road win at Chester Saturday.
Auburn defeated Litchfield in the first round of the Class 2A Regional at Doglio Gym Monday, but the Lady Trojans saw their season come to an end with a three-set loss to Carlinville Tuesday. Auburn finished the year at 15-21 overall.
Auburn’s 7th grade girls basketball team has started the 2019 season by winning its first nine games. The Jr. Trojans picked up wins over Pleasant Plains (25-11) and Pawnee (31-6) last week and are the No. 1 seed in next week’s County Tournament at Williamsville.
The Auburn Trojans clinched a playoff berth and also earned a milestone win for Coach Dave Bates with a convincing 41-8 road win at Petersburg Porta Friday.
Ellie Knight of Auburn will play in the IHSA Class A Girls State Tournament for the second straight year after shooting an 88 at the Jacksonville Sectional held at Jacksonville Country Club Monday.
Auburn Junior High’s boys cross country team won the team title at the IESA Class 2A Sectional held Saturday at Bethalto, scoring 44 points to outdistance ten other teams.
Auburn used a superb defensive effort to extend its winning streak on Homecoming to 19 straight games with a satisfying 27-7 victory over North Mac Friday at Potts Field.
Williamsville scored on its first three possessions to build a 20-0 lead and went on to defeat Auburn 34-17 at Potts Field Friday, extending its winning streak over the Trojans to 11 straight games.
One week after winning the program’s first team title in at least 20 years, the Auburn High boys golf team won another major championship Saturday at Edgewood Golf Course.
Nicole Smith Tennison, a 1994 graduate of Auburn High School, is one of four former outstanding Eureka College athletes who will be enshrined in the Eureka College Athletics Hall of Fame in October.
Big games from Colin DuBois and Cole Donaldson and an excellent defensive effort sparked the Auburn Trojans to a 35-6 victory over New Berlin in the season opener Friday at Michael J. Potts Memorial Field.
Katryel Clark of Auburn and Spencer Walker of Bartonville were recently honored as the 2019 recipients of the Dick Dhabalt Athlete of the Year Awards at Lincoln Land Community College.
Registration for the 2019 Auburn Junior Football League season will be held Monday, June 24 and Tuesday, July 2. Sessions will be held at the football field concession stand from 6 to 7 p.m. both nights. There will also be a session Saturday, June 29, from 10 to 11 a.m.
Auburn High School had four individual qualifiers for the IHSA Boys Class 1A State Track and Field Meet but none were able to advance to the finals out of Thursday’s preliminaries.
Dallas Eicken of Auburn earned All-Sectional honors in girls soccer for the second straight year, being named as a first team defender for the Section 7 All-Sectional team.
The Auburn School Board voted (7-0) to allow the Auburn and New Berlin high school wrestling teams to co-op for two years starting next school year during a brief regular meeting last Wednesday, the first to include new members Brad Smith and Carl Kessler,
Auburn High is sending four athletes to the IHSA Class 1A State Track and Field Meet and one of them will be competing in the maximum of four individual events.
Jackson Kern of Auburn (center) clears the final hurdle on his way to winning the 8th grade boys 110 hurdles at the IESA Class AA State Track and Field Meet Saturday at East Peoria. Kern won with a time of 15.07 over the runner-up, Artez Hanson of Springfield Grant (left), second in 15.18.
Auburn Junior High will once again send a large group of athletes to the IESA Class AA State Track and Field Meet at East Peoria this weekend, including, front (L-R): Trinity Fallone, Jenna Sharp, Areonna Craine, Hailey Brinkley; middle: Cody Gill, Nathan Barth, Jackson Kern, Treshaun Starks…
Auburn pounded out 17 hits including three each by Braydon Smith, Reece Conway and Tyrus Thomason on the way to a 15-4 Sangamo Conference win over Riverton last Thursday.
Greg Downs of Auburn was the top individual performer as the only triple winner at the Derks-Taft Invitational Saturday at Rochester, and tied the school record in the 200 meters in the process.
Jace Eicken scored all three goals for Auburn as the Lady Trojans posted a 3-0 shutout win over Beardstown Tuesday to start 2-0 in the Pleasant Plains Tournament.
Freshman Katryel Clark of Lincoln Land Community College was recently honored with selection to the NJCAA Division II All-American women’s basketball second team.
Auburn’s 7th grade girls scored 90 points to tie for first place with Williamsville in their division of the Sangamon County Track Meet held Saturday at Athens.
Greg Downs won four events to lead the Auburn High boys track team to victory in a five-team meet at Potts Field Monday. The Trojans scored 139 points to outdistance Riverton (100), South County (54), Greenfield (54) and Calvary (20).
Dallas Eicken scored two goals and Abbie Divjak netted one as Auburn kicked off the 2019 girls soccer season with a 3-0 home win over Southeast last Thursday.
Weather permitting, the Auburn High baseball team is scheduled to start the 2019 season with a home game Monday at 4:30 p.m. against Springfield Lanphier.
Auburn Junior High School had one individual champion among nine qualifiers from the IESA Class A Wrestling Regional at Divernon Saturday.
Petersburg Porta avenged a regular season loss to Auburn by knocking off the Trojans 45-32 in the semifinals of the Class 2A Regional at Pittsfield last Wednesday.
Auburn used a big edge at the free throw line to extend its best season in nine years with a 50-39 opening round win over host Pittsfield in the Class 2A Regional Monday.