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Shelbyville Boys Basketball Head Coach Details Run through Vandalia Holiday Tournament

 

Due to a few interviews with Coaches running long on the 12/31/16 edition of the Coaches Show with host Jake Linder; here is the full interview with Shelbyville Boys Basketball Head Coach, Bob Herdes.

 

This interview details the Rams run through the Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

 

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Taylorville Falls in 3rd Place Game of THT

As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.1FM, 107.5FM, Galesburg defeated Taylorville by a final score of 61-42 to take 3rd place in the 6th Annual Taylorville Holiday Tournament.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Friday afternoon on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., Sterling defeated Taylorville by a final score of 69 to 50.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Thursday night on Newstalk WTIM 107.5 F.M. & 96.1 F.M., Taylorville defeated Galesburg by a final score of 46 to 42.

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Vandalia defeated Shelbyville by a final score of 55 to 44.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on New Country 104.1, Taylorville defeated Freeburg by a final score of 60 to 45.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Thursday afternoon on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., Taylorville defeated Dunlap by a final score of 67 to 44.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Wednesday night on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., Taylorville defeated Rochester by a final score of 65 to 46.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 FM and 107.5 FM, Calhoun defeated Taylorville by a final score of 75 to 57.

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Wednesday evening on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Rasmsey by a final score of 56 to 33.

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Tornadoes Boys Open Play Tonight vs Rochester in Taylorville Holiday Tournament

 
Taylorville boys basketball will open up action tonight in their own holiday tournament against Rochester at 8:30pm. The Tornadoes are currently on a 2-game skid and have not played since December 13th.
 
Head coach Ryan Brown says this tournament will be well received for a THS team that has been in limbo for the past 3 weeks.
 
 
Coach Brown was a guest on Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning and says that this tournament, with its added teams, will have some special meaning for him.
 
 
Listen for Jake Linder and Daniel Statum at 8:10pm for the pre game show on Newstalk WTIM, 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County and worldwide at TDN.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab. The pre, half and post game shows will all be video simulcased on "taylorvilledaiynews" Facebook page as well. 

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Tuesday night on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Father McGivney by a final score of 69 to 36.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on The Big 870 AM Newstalk WTIM 96.1 FM and 107.5 FM, Brussels defeated Taylorville by a final score of 56 to 54.

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Tuesday afternoon on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Flora defeated Shelbyville by a final score of 71 yo 62.

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Shelbyville Basketball Falls in Opening Day of Play at Christmas Tournament

 
Shelbyville boys basketball fell in opening day of play today at the 45th Annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament to Patoka, 53-47. The Rams are now 7-2 on the season and will look to take on the dreaded “double day” tomorrow at 10am against Flora and then at 6:30pm versus Father McGivny High School.
 
Rams head coach, Bob Herdes was a guest on Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show where he talked about the marathon that is the VHT, but also the benefits of playing 5 games in 4 days.
 
 
Tune in for both Shelbyville boys games on New Country 98.3FM WSVZ at 9:30am for the pre game show before the 10am tip off and again at 6pm for the second game of the day.  You can also listen on the web at TDN.com under the WSVZ LISTEN LIVE tab. 

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Patoka defeated Shelbyville by a final score of 53 to 47.

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A&M Girls Basketball Welcome Rest

Central A&M girls basketball got a nice non-conference win over Arthur 53-36 last Tuesday night. The Lady Raiders will be off until the first week in January where they will take part in the Macon Co. Tournament. 
 
Head coach, Tom Dooley says that the bounce back win after a buzzer beater loss to Tuscola the night before, was much needed.
 
 
Coach Dooley, who was a guest on Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday Morning, says the break will be nice to heal some key players and gear up for their second half.
 
 
All Central A&M girls basketball games can be heard on Genuine Country 94.3FM WMKR and via the web stream at TDN.com under the WMKR LISTEN LIVE tab. Brian & Ed Hanley handle play by play and color commentary.  

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Tuesday night on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Neoga by a final score of 72 to 46.

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Rams Boys Basketball Readies for Non-Conference Match Up

Rams boys basketball of Shelbyville will look to continue their success tonight at home against Neoga at 7:30pm. The Rams are currently 5-1 and will look to head into the Vandalia Holiday Tournament on an even higher note if they can take down the Indians in this non-confernce match up.
 
Head coach of the Rams, Bob Herdes joined Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning to discuss the Rams success lately but also what they need to improve on if they want to continue down the winning path all season long.
 
 
Coach Herdes says that this Neoga game will have some special meaning to him, but he will go into it knowing not to take the struggling Indians team lightly.
 
 
Listen for Rams basketball tonight and all season long on New Country 98.3FM WSVZ or online with the web stream at TDN.com under the WSVZ LISTEN LIVE tab. Dave Devore will be on the call at 7:15pm for the pre game show. 

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Lady Tornadoes Set on Breaking Losing Streak Tonight

Taylorville has seen a recent skid in play from the girls basketball program over the last 5 games that have resulted in a losses for the team. The girls will look to change that tonight against Pleasant Plains at home, tip off scheduled for 7:30pm 
 
THS head coach, Mark Hannant was a guest on Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning; where he said that his team needs this game to happen, hopefully in the face of possible bad weather, so that the team can try and get through these recent shortcomings. 
 
 
Coach Hannant says that whether or not the game takes place,  they have to also prepare for a long break before heading into their holiday tournament this year. 
 
 
Check out the pre game show with Mike Pickett and Tom Finks on Newstalk WTIM 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County and worldwide at TDN.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab at 7:15pm. 

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Aurthur by a final score of 65 to 41.

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THS Gears Up for Conference Game Tonight

 
Tornadoes boys basketball will head out on the road tonight to face off in an Apollo Conference match up with Charleston at 7:30pm. THS has been on a recent skid as of late losing two in a row but they will look to change that against a “middle of the road” thus far, Trojans squad.
 
Assistant Coach Stile Smith visited with Newstalk WTIM's broadcast team after the game Tuesday night and mentioned that a post game re-evaluation was in order to help the Tornadoes find their way before the train gets too far off track.
 
 
Coach Smith says that the .500 conference record will just not due for the Tornadoes team who strives for greatness.
 
 
Check out the pre game show not only on Facebook just by finding us at taylorvilledailynews in the search bar; but online as well with the WTIM stream at TDN.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab. Jake Linder and Daniel Statum will go live at 7:10pm with a simulcast to the two web streams both at 96.1FM in Christian County and 107.5FM in Shelby County. 

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard Thursday night on Newstalk 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., Effingham defeated Taylorville by a final score of 70 to 59. 

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Lady Tornadoes Make Simple Changes in Hopes of Curing Recent Woes

Taylorville girls basketball will take on Effingham at home in an Apollo Conference matchup tonight at 7:30pm. The Lady Tornadoes have been on a bit of a skid lately having lost 4 in a row after starting the season at 4-1.
 
Head coach Mark Hannant visited with Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning where he said sometimes changes have to be made at the smallest of levels and that includes practice.
 
 
Coach Hannant says a big part of this recent slide in play has come from simple decisions the team has made on the offensive end.
 
 
Tune into the Newstalk WTIM pre game show at 7:15pm for Lady Tornadoes basketball tonight as they taking on the Flaming Hearts. Listen worldwide with the WTIM stream at taylorvilledailynews.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab or you can listen at 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County for Mike Pickett and Tom Finks on the call. 

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Tornadoes Fall to St. Teresa in Non-Conference Match Up

 
Taylorville boys basketball fell to St. Teresa of Decatur last night 56-47 in a non-conference road match up. THS turned the ball over 15 times but forced 17 turnovers themselves, however it was not enough to overcome the great offensive play of the Bulldogs. 
 
Head coach, Ryan Brown was unavailable for comment after the game but assistant coach Stile Smith visited with Newstalk WTIM's broadcast team after the game and says the Tornadoes just did not take advantage of certain aspects of the game.
 
 
Coach Smith also said this loss will prove to be a learning experience for THS.
 
 
The Bulldogs used 3 quarter scores of double figures (17, 14, 16) to hand THS their 2nd loss in a row.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Tuesday night on Newstalk 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., St. Teresa dfeated Taylorville by a final score of 56 to 47.

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, LSA Decatur defeated Shelbyville by a finlal score of 57 to 51.

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Tornadoes Basketball Set Sights on St. T for Bounce Back Game

 
Taylorville boys basketball look to rebound against St. Teresa in Decatur tonight at 7:30pm. 
 
Head coach Ryan Brown was a guest on Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning and gave his thoughts on what THS will have to deal with come game time.
 
 
Coach Brown says night in and out the Tornadoes are dealing with the same stigma that they will have to overcome if they want to continue to be successful.  
 
 
Make sure and tune into the pre game show at 7:10pm with Jake Linder and Daniel Statum on the call. You can listen live for that show on Newstalk WTIM 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County, worldwide at taylorvilledailynews.com, and the pre, half and post game shows will all be video simulcasted on the TDN.com's Facebook page. 

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Lady Tornadoes Fall to Civic Memorial; Sight Turnovers as Key in 4th Loss

 
Tornadoes girls basketball fell to state ranked Civic Memorial High School last Saturday afternoon by a final of 82-38. THS moves to 5-4 on the season after their red hot 4-0 start to begin the year during the Thanksgivig tournament. 
 
Head coach Mark Hannant visited with Newstalk WTIM's broadcast team after the game on Saturday and says the story of the game can be broken down into 2 quarters for the Lady Tornadoes.
 
 
Coach Hannant also said that he saw some “over play” from his team against the talented Lady Eagles team that resulted in a reason for their loss.
 

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Monday night on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Hillsboro by a final score of 52 to 42.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard Monday night on Newstalk 96.1 F.M. & 107.5 F.M., Charleston defeated Taylorville by a final score of 74 to 36.

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Central A&M Girls Basketball

As heard on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR, Tuscola defeated Central A&M by a final score of 53 to 52.

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Central A&M Girls Basketball

As heard on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR, Mt. Zion defeated Central A&M by a final score of 43 to 41.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 FM and 107.5 FM, Civic Memorial defeated Taylorville by a final score of 82 to 38.

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard Friday night on Newstalk 96.1 FM & 107.5 FM, Mt. Zion defeated Taylorville by a final score of 81 to 59.  

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Shelbyville Basketball

As heard on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Windsor Stew-Stras by a final score of 56 to 47.

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THS Boys Basketball Set for Rivalry Game

 
Taylorville boys basketball look to make it two in a row for Apollo Conference play when they take on Mt. Zion from The Dalph at THS West Gym tonight at 7:30pm. THS has used a strong transition game and timely outside shooting to propel them to their current 4-1 record. 
 
Head coach Ryan Brown visited with Newstalk WTIM's Coaches Show last Saturday morning and says this rivalry game with the Braves has the potential to be the most exciting game of the year.
 
 
Coach Brown says this game will have some familiarity for him when it comes to the players on the floor. 
 
 
Make sure and tune into the pre game show at 7:10pm with Jake Linder and Daniel Statum on the call. You can listen live for that show on Newstalk WTIM 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County, worldwide at taylorvilledailynews.com, and the pre, half and post game shows will all be video simulcasted on the TDN.com's Facebook page. 

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Central A&M Girls Basketball

As heard Thursday night on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR, Central A&M defeated Clinton by a final score of 64 to 38.

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Lady Tornadoes with Tall Task Saturday Night

 
Taylorville Girls Basketball is looking to turn things around after a loss to Rochester on Tuesday night when they take on Civic Memorial in Bethalto Saturday at 12:30pm. THS currently sits at 5-3 on the year but will have a tall task with the state ranked Lady Eagles of Bethalto. 
 
Lady Tornadoes head coach, Mark Hannant visited with Newstalk WTIM's broadcast team after the Rochester game and says Civic Memorial has a lot of positives going for them as a team.
 
 
Coach Hannant says Bethalto will put talent on the floor both at an under and upperclassman level.
 
 
Listen for that game on Newstalk WTIM THE BIG 870AM across Central Illinois, 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County and worldwide at taylorvilledailynews.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab as Mike Pickett and Tom Finks go live with the pre game show at 12:15pm. 

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Shelbyville Boys Basketball

As heard Tuesday night on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Pana by a final score of 67 to 52.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 FM and 107.5 FM, Rochester defeated Taylorville by a final score of 67 to 44.

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Lady Tornadoes Basketball Look to Bounce Back Tonight vs Rochester

 
Taylorville Lady Tornadoes basketball fell to 4-2 on the season after a tough loss to Central A&M Saturday night by a final of 55-49. Head coach Mark Hannant visited with Newstalk WTIM's broadcast team after the game and his reaction to the loss as well as the reasoning behind it, was simple. 
 
 
The Lady Tornadoes will not have much recovery time though as they head out on the road tonight to face off against Rochester. Coach Hannant says this Rockets team has the ability to give THS some major fits come 7:30pm.
 
 
Tune into that game on Newstalk WTIM 96.1FM in Christian County, 107.5FM in Shelby County and worldwide with taylorvilledailynews.com under the WTIM LISTEN LIVE tab; at 7:20pm for the pre game show with Mike Pickett and Tom Finks on the call.

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Central A&M Girls Basketball

As heard on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR, Monticello defeated Central A&M by a final score of 50 to 46.

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Shelbyville Basketball

As heard Friday night on New Country 98.3 WSVZ, Shelbyville defeated Okaw Valley by a final score of 55 to 32.

 

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Taylorville Boys Basketball

As heard on Newstalk WTIM 96.1 in Christian Couty, 107.5 in Shelby County, taylorville defeated Salem by a final score of 49 to 46.

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Taylorville Girls Basketball

As heard on NEwstalk WTIM 96.1 FM in Christian County and 107.5 FM in Shelby County, Taylorville defeated Salem by a final score of 46 to 34.

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Central A&M Girls Basketball

As heard on Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR, St. Teresa defeated Central A&M by a final score of 59 to 47.

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