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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight finishes 4th Place in Class 8-2A

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight finishes 4th Place in Class 8-2A

Dwight’s 8th Grade Boys Basketball team couldn’t hold on to a first-half lead as Mt. Sterling Brown County surged in the second half to top the Redbirds 44 -38 in the 3rd Place game in the Class 8-2A State Tournament held at Mt. Pulaski High School last Thursday night.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight wins State Quarterfinal, falls to Springfield in Semis

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight wins State Quarterfinal, falls to Springfield in Semis

After a come from behind, 30-26 victory over Champaign St. Matthew (20-6) in the Class 8-2A quarterfinal round of the IESA State Tournament at Mt. Pulaski High School, the Dwight Redbirds fell behind early to Springfield Christ the King (28-1) in the semifinal matchup, and weren’t able to contain the CTK offense falling 62-31 in action Saturday night.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: BUGC, Bishop Mac, Dwight 8th Grade All heading to State Finals

Junior High Boys Basketball: BUGC, Bishop Mac, Dwight 8th Grade All heading to State Finals

Wednesday night was good the Kankakee Area, with all three area teams vying for a spot in their respective 8th Grade Boys Basketball State Finals punching tickets to Saturday’s action.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight, Bishop Mac, BUGC set for Sectional Final Action

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight, Bishop Mac, BUGC set for Sectional Final Action

Tonight, several area teams will take to the floor for a shot to advance to IESA State Final action in the 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tournaments

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight 8th Grade closes out Home Schedule with a Pair of Wins

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight 8th Grade closes out Home Schedule with a Pair of Wins

The Dwight Redbirds 8th grade boys basketball team closed out their home schedule this week with a pair of wins, topping Woodland 46-22 on Tuesday, and coming away with a 43-38 win after battling Herscher-Limestone in the home schedule finale’ Thursday night.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight sweeps IVC with 7th & 8th Grade Championships

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight sweeps IVC with 7th & 8th Grade Championships

The Dwight Junior High boys basketball teams captured both Illinois Valley Conference championships, bringing home the 7th grade title with a 35-30 win over Saratoga, and the 8th grade crown with a 41-20 victory, also over the Hawks.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight advances to IVC Tournament Championship

Junior High Boys Basketball: Dwight advances to IVC Tournament Championship

On Tuesday night, the Dwight Junior High Redbirds 8th grade boys advanced to the championship game in the Illinois Valley Conference tournament beating Seneca, 47-16.

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Junior High Boys Basketball: Tri-Point falls to Dwight

Junior High Boys Basketball: Tri-Point falls to Dwight

Tri-Point hosted the Dwight Redbird 7th and 8th grade basketball teams Monday night, with the Redbirds coming away with victories in both games.

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