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There will be several new coaches for several Silex sports teams next season. However, many of them will be familar to Silex and area sports fans. “We have filled our coaching vacancies created by Coach Robert James going to Winfield as their athletic director and we restructured some positions.,” said Dr. Bruce Werkmeister, high school principal. The hirings include: • Ryan Flanagan, Elsberry High School graduate, as high school girls’
Madeline Thoroughman (seated left), recent graduate of Troy Buchanan High School, signed a letter of intent to attend and play basketball this fall at Moberly Community College. Also pictured is her mother, Merna. Standing are: Bryce Gregory, girls coach and Jason Smith, activities director, both at Troy Buchanan High. Not pictured is her father, Jay.
The American Legion Single A Team won first place in the St. Charles Memorial Day Wood Bat Tournament. There were nine teams in the tournament to compete against. They played five games with results as follows: 13-3 win over Lemay, 5-5 Tie with St. Charles, 3-2 win over Jerseyville, 15-4 win over Maryland Heights, 10-6 win over St. Peters for the Championship. Elsberry American Legion Post #226 Single A team