Bray, Titans stop Lions

5 days ago Makenzie Bray's 20 points helped Chatham Glenwood to a 65-37 win over Lanphier in a Central State Eight Conference game at Lover-Nika Gymnasium Thursday. Lanphier was p 15-14 at the end of the first quarter. Jennie Griffin Scored 13 points for the Lions (7-9 overall, 4-5 in CS8) Taken from SJ-r.com

MacArthur hands top-ranked Lanphier first loss of season

Jan 11, 2017 When Lanphier High School came to Decatur MacArthur on Dec. 18, 2015, and walked out with a 100-71 win, it was a concerted effort by the Lions to flex their muscle on a Central State Eight Conference rival. In Lanphier's first trip back to the Generals' home gym, this one was personal for MacArthur as the Generals stunned the Associated Press' Class 3A No. 1 team, Lanphier, 65-59 Tuesday. READ MORE

Girls basketball: Brooks, Lanphier beat MacArthur

Jan 11, 2017 DECATUR - Martrice Brooks scored a game-high 22 points to lead Lanphier High School past Decatur MacArthur 79-56 in a Central State Eight Conference game Tuesday. The win for Lanphier pulled the Lions (7-8) to within a game of .500 and dead even in the CS8 (4-4). The Lions showcased their quickness to effectively stymie MacArthur on both ends. READ MORE

Alexander powers Spartans

Jan 5, 2017 Kelsey Alexander's 22 points helped Southeast to a 60-39 victory over Jacksonville in a Central State Eight Conference game at Scheffler Gymnasium Wednesday. The Spartans got a balanced effort from their lineup. Shelby Williams added nine points. Jade Jones and Cydne Nichols scored seven points each. Jacksonville's Meoshe Gladney drained five 3-pointers and scored 18 points. Taken from Sj-r.com

West Leads Senators

Jan 5, 2017 Springfield High School's Peyton West was a double winner in matches against Decatur MacArthur and Decatur Eisenhower Wednesday. West pinned MacArthur's Druex Kitson in one minute 25 seconds at 170 pounds. He defeated Eisenhower's Lamonte Williams for another win. He pinned Williams in 1:21. The Senators defeated Eisenhower 63-18. Springfield was a 69-12 winner against MacArthur. The Senators have a 6-5 record. Taken from the sj-r.com

Lanphier lives up to No. 1 ranking, beats Lincoln

Jan 4, 2017 Lanphier High School received the No. 1 ranking in The Associated Press Class 3A boys basketball state poll Tuesday afternoon. Later in the evening, the Lions looked the part after defeating Central State Eight Conference foe Lincoln 57-41 at Lober-Nika Gymnasium. Lanphier improved to 12-0 overall and 5-0 in the CS8. With Lincoln scheduled to move to the Apollo Conference next year it was Railers coach Neil Alexander's last CS8 game at Lanphier. READ MORE

Slow start hurts Southeast in loss to Eisenhower

Jan 4, 2017 It was a basketball coach's worst nightmare. Seven minutes into the game and Lawrence Thomas' team still hadn't scored. It tried 12 shots and missed them all. Three of the misses were blocked 3-point attempts. His team was down 14 and flailing. Halfway through the first period four his five starters were already on the bench. READ MORE

Lions capture championship; Rose named MVP

Dec 30, 2016 PEKIN - Lanphier High School won its fourth Pekin Insurance Holiday Tournament title in five years on Thursday night, but none have been easier. From the game's opening minute, it was apparent that the Lions and Normal West were on different levels. And Lanphier proved that with a 64-19 running clock victory at the Dawdy Hawkins Gymnasium. Yaakema Rose, who was named the tournament's most valuable player, outscored the entire Wildcats' team with 20 points. READ MORE

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