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Tag-A-Long 4-H members (ages 5-7) who attended the “Love of 4-H” Workshop, had a fun filled morning on Saturday, Feb. 9. They spent their time learning about 4-H and sharing things they already knew. The youth painted a 4-H clover on t-shirts, by using the eraser of a pencil.

Sports

Following a two-game winning streak heading into postseason play, The Basketball Lions were ousted in the first round of Regionals Monday night.

With the senior pairing of interior players Justin Wallace and Martin Schmittler doing most of the heavy lifting on the offensive end, the Edwards County Basketball squad scored a seven-point victory over Red Hill in a late-season non-conference bout.

Coming off an emotionally draining loss to state-ranked Fairfield, The Basketball Lions of Edwards County dropped a close contest with out of conference foe Eldorado.

The Southern Illinois All-Stars trailed Mazatlan, Mexico 6-0 in the first game of the Colt World Series last Friday but came back to pull off an exciting but controversial 8-7 win.