Monthly Archives: September 2021

Child COVID-19 hospitalizations reach a new high as schools start to reopen.

Cade Slaughter / September 9, 2021 Like many doctors have feared, more and more children are getting hit hard by the COVID-19 mutating strands, as the Delta variant tramples across the country. The school year has just started. “The virus is really going for the people who are not vaccinated. And among those people are […]

Trojan Volleyball vs. Crowley’s Ridge

by Cole Arndorfer / September 6, 2021 On Friday night, energy was requested, and energy was received. Women’s volleyball played their second home game of the season on Friday in front of a great crowd. It was something they had been missing in the season opener Missouri Valley tournament a week ago and something that […]

HLGU men’s soccer host a shutout in their latest home game

Dillon Dildine / September 9, 2021 The Hannibal-LaGrange Men’s Soccer Team hosted Culver-Stockton College on Wednesday afternoon. Both teams love competing in this rivalry that has been going on for years and so do the fans as well. This was a game for the Trojans to show what they really have against the Wildcats. Head […]

HLGU women soccer had a tough road loss against William Penn

Dillon Dildine / September 6, 2021 Hannibal-LaGrange University Women’s Soccer Team traveled to Oskaloosa, Iowa to battle in their second game of the season against William Penn University. This game was game of two half’s and one half went to the other team. It was a nice cool day for both teams to show what they […]

College football is back

Nick Gilbert / September 7, 2021 College football is back, well sort of. Labor Day weekend brought hundreds of schools together including fans for the official start of the 2021 NCAA season. Last week featured a few games for the seasons “Week Zero,” but the fun didn’t really get started until this past Saturday September […]

Yadier Molina – Hall of Fame Bound?

Cade Slaughter / September 8, 2021 There’s no question that there has been quite a bit of controversy regarding Yadier Molina’s Hall of Fame potential. While ‘Yadi’ may be considered one of the best defensive catchers of all time throughout baseball history, there is no doubt that his offensive numbers spark a question mark when […]

HLGU Men’s Basketball Acquire 4 new Players for the Upcoming season

The Hannibal–LaGrange Trojans Men’s basketball team was able to acquire 4 new players over the offseason. These players consist of 3 freshman and one transfer student. The first player the Trojans were able to acquire was freshman guard Kaden Eirhart from Altamont HS who averaged 20 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists per game his […]

NFL Kickoff

Nick Gilbert / September 9, 2021 The 2021 National Football League season is among us. Starting September 9, professional football graces our television screens again, with kickoff happening between “America’s Team” the Dallas Cowboys traveling to Tampa Bay to take on the defending Super Bowl Champions, the Buccaneers. Grammy Award winning pop superstar Ed Sheeran […]

ESPN Duped by Fake High School Football Team Bishop Sycamore

Harrison Askey / September 7, 2021 Last Sunday an unusual event occurred in the world of high school sports. ESPN broadcasted a football game of powerhouse football school IMG Academy from Florida and Bishop Sycamore high school in Ohio. These two teams were said to have some of the best high school prospects in the […]

Trojan Day At HLGU

by Cole Arndorfer / September 6, 2021 This Friday was the first Trojan Day of the new HLGU school year. Trojan Days are a special time where students interested in attending HLGU come in to tour campus and get a feel for what it’s like to be a student here. There are many fun activities […]