The Auburn High School wrestling team has started the 2021 season by winning five of its first six matches. The Trojans swept Beardstown and Hillsboro in a triangular meet Thursday at home, then went 3-1 in Saturday’s Lincoln Duals.

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The Auburn High volleyball girls got 12 kills from Marley Smith and nine digs from Lucy Madaus to notch their second win of the season last Tuesday, 25-20, 25-16 over Pawnee.

Athens used a relentless ground attack led by senior fullback Deyson Davis to knock off Auburn 34-18 in Sangamo Conference action Friday.

Marley Smith slammed nine kills and Maty Dambacher had 15 assists to lead the Auburn High volleyball girls to their first win of the season Monday at Concord Triopia, 25-21, 25-20.

North Mac broke open a close game with touchdowns on its first two drives of the 2nd half and went on to knock off Auburn 23-9 Friday at Potts Field. The Trojans will take a 1-1 record into this Friday’s matchup at Athens, a 7 p.m. kickoff.

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Amanda O’Rourke is the new head coach of the Auburn High School volleyball team. The Lady Trojans opened the belated 2021 season Wednesday against Pleasant Plains and will host Williamsville in the home opener Thursday (tonight) at 6 p.m.

Auburn High’s girls cross country team capped the best season in school history with a fourth place finish at Saturday’s Class 1A Sectional at Elmwood.

The Auburn High girls cross country team continued the greatest season in the history of the program by winning the championship of the Class 1A Regional at Petersburg Porta Saturday. Auburn scored 46 points to win the 10-team Regional by a slim four-point margin over Sacred Heart-Griffin (5…

Auburn won the girls Sangamo Conference cross country championship Saturday, finishing the season with a 16-0 record in triangular meets. Team members are, front (left tor right): Karmyn Flesch, Jessica Helms, Emma West; middle: Maggie Lamb, Jasmine Brown, Katie Pace, Rylee Chelbian, Alexa M…

The Auburn High School girls golf team qualified for the Class 1A Sectional for the fourth consecutive year with a runner-up finish at the Regional held at Lake Shore Golf Course in Taylorville last Wednesday. The Lady Trojans shot a 367 total to trail only Sacred Heart-Griffin in the 13-tea…

Auburn Junior High’s boys cross country team put an exclamation point on an unbeaten season by winning the team title of the Class 2A Sectional at Bethalto Saturday. The Jr. Trojans didn’t just win, they swept the first five places to score a perfect 15 points and blow away the rest of the f…

Auburn High’s boys golf team shot a 343 total to take third place in the 11-team Class 1A Regional Tuesday at Jacksonville Country Club.

Auburn High’s girls golf team won the Lady Viper Invitational held Saturday at Terry Park in Palmyra. The Lady Trojans shot a 184 total to win the title by four strokes over Williamsville. The tournament was shortened to nine holes due to rain.

Auburn rolled to a 16-0 four-inning win at Tri-City Friday that featured an 11-run outburst in the top of the 4th inning. The Jr. Trojans outhit the hosts, 13-2.

The Auburn High girls cross country team began the 2020 season by defeating Athens 17-38 in a dual meet at Michael J. Potts Memorial Field Saturday.

Auburn High’s boys golf team went to 5-3 on the season with a narrow second place finish behind Lincolnwood in a four-team meet Monday at Shoal Creek in Raymond. Auburn shot a 162 total to finish one stroke behind the host Lancers (161) and ahead of Carlinville (193) and Mt. Olive (201). 

 Talin Kern scored 16 of his 19 points in the 2nd half to lead the Auburn 8th grade boys past top-seeded Camp Point Central for the Class 3A Regional title here Saturday.

Auburn won the championship at the Class 1A Individual Regional at Jacksonville Saturday, the Trojans’ third Regional title in the last five years. Team members include, front (L-R): Colby Willhite, Dresden Grimm, Gage Lopez, Mikel Ent, Bryce Freer, Colin Willhite, Dalton King; back: Coach G…

The Auburn High School wrestling team established a new school record for dual wins in a season by sweeping Shelbyville and Carlinville last Thursday at Doglio Gym. 

 The Auburn High wrestling team will host a four-team meet against Carlinville, Shelbyville and Mt. Olive at Doglio Gym Thursday (tonight) at 5 p.m. with a chance to make history.

 Auburn’s bid for its first title at the Waverly Holiday Tournament in ten years was derailed with a 48-45 upset loss to Jacksonville Routt in the second round Friday. But the Trojans bounced back to post narrow wins over South County (49-44) and North Mac (54-45) to bring home fifth place.

Major award winners at the December 18 Auburn High School football banquet were, left to right: Connor Tripp, Gavin Hewitt, Drake Lewis, Tyrus Thomason, Parker Thomason, Charlie Patterson and Colin DuBois. Hewitt, Lewis and T. Thomason shared the Parola Hey Boy Award for conditioning, and T.…