Jackson Cruthis, a freshman at Lebanon High School, is recovering from kidney transplant surgery. Cruthis received his new kidney from his dad, Lebanon High School Athletic Director and girls basketball coach Chad Cruthis
Carter Nelson, a member of the Columbia, Illinois High School swimming team, is the top seed in the 100 meter freestlye at the IHSA State Swimming and Diving Championships at New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL.
Olivia Moyer, a sophomore at Mascoutah, Illinois High School, won the wheelchair division at the IHSA Girls State Bowling Tournament at Cherry Bowl in Rockford, Ill. It was Moyer’s second straight state title.
Belleville, Illinois West High School wrestler Josh Koderhandt and Cahokia High School senior Jacob Bullock were two of six metro east area athletes who have advanced into championship matches at the IHSA State Wrestling Tournament in Champaign, IL.