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Title chases heat up in high school football

The race for the playoffs has begun in high school football. After losing its first three non-district games, Mid-Prairie began play in the 2A-5 district with an impressive 40-18 victory last … more

Cross-Country: Lone Tree at the Mt. Pleasant Invitational

The Lone Tree boys and girls cross-country teams competed in the Mt. Pleasant cross-country invitational on September 19.  Junior Vivian Zaruba led the girls team, finishing in 12th place with a … more

Hillcrest’s Yoder a top finisher among area teams at Knoll Ridge

The Hillcrest, Lone Tree, and Highland cross country teams took a trip to North English to compete in the English Valleys Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 12. This cross-country meet took … more

Lone Tree drills Springville in 8-man district game

SPRINGVILLE When Lone Tree quarterback Ethan Bockelman sprinted down the left sideline for a 65-yard touchdown Friday night, the score finished off a perfect half for the Lions. The Lions … more

Lady Lions travel to Packwood to battle Panthers

While on the road to battle Pekin the Lady Lions gave themselves no room for error after losing back-to-back-sets.   Not backing down, the Lady Lions gave themselves a chance to mount a … more

Lone Tree Lions rush all over the Midland Eagles

Lone Tree could not have had a worse start. Receiving the opening kick led to an immediate Midland interception. The Lions were not down for the count. Instead, they rose to the occasion. … more

Volleyball: Lone Tree vs Pekin

Lone Tree was defeated by the Pekin Panthers, 3-1, with final scores of 25-20, 25-21, 26-24, and 25-23 on September 7. This was a road game for the Lady Lions.  more

Area teams compete in Hillcrest Early Bird cross-country meet

In what was the season opener for many of the teams in attendance, Hillcrest hosted their annual Ravens Cross-Country Early Bird Meet on Aug. 29. Taking place on the school campus of Hillcrest … more

Lone Tree at Hillcrest early bird cross country meet

Lone Tree boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Hillcrest Academy Cross Country Invitational on August 29.  The top performer for the Lone Tree boys team was Brock Nebergal with a … more

Lions return home, fall to Iowa Valley

After a long stretch through Illinois to play Parkview Christian for a week 0 matchup, the Lone Tree Lions made a triumphant return home to face the Iowa Valley Tigers.   The mark of … more

Mid-Prairie falls in football opener to Wilton

WELLMAN The opening of a new high school football season at Mid-Prairie produced a new look, a new head coach and even a new hilly sideline Friday night. It all worked out just great for … more

Lone Tree volleyball prepares for new, exciting season

Summer sets yet again but this ending brings the beginning of a crisp new high school fall sports season and volleyball is set up to provide another rewarding and thrilling season.   For … more

Lone Tree at Keota Volleyball Tournament

Lone Tree went on the road to take part in the Keota Volleyball Tournament on August 21. Playing in three matches the Lady Lions, playing best two out of three sets, were defeated by Tri-County, 2-0, … more

Powerful Lone Tree offense tops 50 points in season-opening win

JOLIET, Ill. A season-opening trip to Illinois on Friday night resulted in a career game for Lone Tree senior quarterback Ethan Bockelman. Bockelman ran for a career-best five touchdowns … more

Lone Tree heads toward Chicago for football opener

LONE TREE It’s time to gas up the bus. The first act for Lone Tree’s football team this season is a three-hour road trip to Chicagoland. The Lions have a Week 0 game, … more

Lions answer early call for new football season

LONE TREE The pounding heat of July hadn’t yet retreated, and Lone Tree’s football Lions were already on their practice field early Monday evening. That’s what a Week 0 … more

Season recap: Lone Tree Lady Lions softball

Posting a double-digit win total for the third straight year, Lone Tree softball wrapped up their 2023 season with a 10-16 overall record and finished with a 6-9 conference record.   … more

Season recap: Lone Tree Lions baseball

Coming into this year, Lone Tree baseball, who lost eight seniors from last season, was expected to go through some growing pains.   Finishing with six wins less than last year, the 2023 … more


LONE TREE The heat of a late June day had produced a perfect summery scene. Dust rose from the softball fields located south of Lone Tree High School. Kids ran to the concession stand … more

Ravens trounce Lions in playoff opener

Tournament time has arrived once again, causing the Ravens and Lions to cross paths for the third time this year in the opening round of the Class 1A regional playoffs.   From the get-go … more
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