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The Junior Legion baseball state tournament begins this week in Danville (IL).  Alton Post 126 will be one of the two teams from the Fifth Division competing at the state tourney.  The Alton juniors takes a record of 18-11-1 to Danville this week.  Trenton Post 778 won the Fifth Division cha…

The Alton River Dragons lost to Normal (Ill.) Sunday night in their final home game of the season in Prospect League baseball.  The CornBelters defeated the Dragons 7-4 at Lloyd Hopkins Field.  Alton returns to action Tuesday night in Cape Girardeau (Mo.) against Cape Catfish.  Game time Tue…

The Alton River Dragons picked up a win across the river Sunday night in Prospect League baseball. Alton edged the O'Fallon (MO) Hoots, 5-4. The game-winning run came in on a bases-loaded walk by Josh Johnson in the seventh inning. 

Alton Post 126 topped Trenton, 6-5 last night (THU) in the elimination bracket of the Fifth Division Tournament.  Trenton scored three times in the top of the 7th inning to tie the game (5-5) only to see Alton score a run in the bottom of the 7th for the walk off win. 

The Alton Redbirds have hired a new boys and girls cross country head coach. Tammy Talbert has moved from assistant coach to head coach for the Redbird XC team. She takes over for longtime head coach Vernon Curvey.