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Lady Indian Tanner Bencomo drives to the basket against Lutheran on Feb. 21. Elsberry lost that game 55-21. Lady Indians Head Coach Hector Bencomo said Tanner is explosive, can score from anywhere and will be tough to replace next season.

Lutheran hands Lady Indians season-ending loss at districts

 Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:59 am

The Lutheran Lady Cougars defeated the Elsberry Lady Indians during the first round of the district tournament on Feb. 21 by a final score of 55-21, officially bringing Elsberry’s basketball season to a close. Lutheran got off to a fast start and ended the first quarter with a 17-3 lead, but Lady Indians Head Coach Hector Bencomo said those numbers didn’t concern him. “That first quarter score was very deceiving,”

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  • Indians end season at Districts

     Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:52 am

    Indian Gavin Hill [at right] scored 13 points during Elsberry’s loss to the Pioneers at the district tournament.

    The Elsberry Indians finished their 2014-2015 basketball season with a 65-37 loss to the Duchesne Pioneers on Feb. 23. “We didn’t play very well during the first half,” said Head Coach Chad Twellman. “If we had taken advantage of the fact that they came out and sort of went to sleep on us a little bit I think the second half may have been different.” Instead, Twellman said all his

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  • Senior Tanner Bencomo reaches 1000 point plateau

     Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:08 am

    Elsberry Lady Indian Tanner Bencomo

    The Elsberry Lady Indians recently celebrated a milestone for the second consecutive season. During a Feb. 17 game against Montgomery County Elsberry senior Tanner Bencomo scored her 1000th career point. Bencomo is the second Lady Indian to record such an accomplishment within the last two years. Elsberry’s Brittni Hagemeier, a 2014 graduate, put up her 1000th point last February. Bencomo said she was thrilled to not only score her 1000th

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Elsberry Lady Indians new motto “Playing With Heart!” help them capture a second place finish at the first annual EMO Conference Softball Tournament on Saturday. Shown above is the Lady Indians with their sign ‘How To Be A Champ’ and their “Heart” symbol.

Elsberry Lady Indians show a lot of ‘Heart’

 Posted on October 2, 2012 at 2:01 pm

With the number one seed at Districts locked up the Elsberry Lady Indians headed to Montgomery County on Saturday to take part in the first annual EMO Conference Softball Tournament. After the dust cleared Elsberry captured a second place finish propelling them into the playoffs this week. “The weekend was very successful overall. The girls played up to their ability and beat one of the best teams in the state.

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  • Elsberry Lady Indians offense shutout for third straight game

     Posted on September 11, 2012 at 1:12 pm

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    For the third straight game the Elsberry Lady Indians offense was shutdown 7-0 Monday night against “Softball Powerhouse” Palmyra Lady Panthers in Elsberry. With a little luck and a few less mental mistakes Head Coach Trudy Bull said her girls would have still been in the game at the end. “That could have been 2-2 in the seventh,” said Coach Bull. The Lady Indians played last night against Community R-6

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  • Indians seeded 1st as they enter District Baseball

     Posted on May 4, 2012 at 2:22 pm

    Indians get number one seed as they look to enter Districts on Saturday, May 12 at 10 a.m. in Monroe City, with their first game against Van Far. If they win there they will play again on Monday, May 14 at 4:30 p.m. Following a victory there they will head into the championship game on Wednesday, May 16 at 5 p.m.   District 7 Tournament Bracket

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