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Fall Sports - 1st Practice Schedule

posted by John Pearson   [ updated ]

Football - Aug. 7, 2017 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Helmet, only) - Practice Field
Golf - Aug. 7, 2017 4:00 PM at Belk Park GC
Tennis (Girls) - Aug. 9, 2017 9:00 AM, Tennis Courts
Volleyball - Aug. 9 (Tryouts) 8:15 - 11:30 each day - Memorial Gym
Cross Country - Aug. 9, 2017 - 7:00 PM - Track
Soccer - Aug. 14, 2017 - 5:00 - 7:00 PM - Soccer Park

ALL paperwork and forms - including sports physicals and physical exam forms - MUST be turned in to the Main Office prior to the 1st official practice, or the athlete may not practice or participate! Forms are available for downloading at the bottom of the Registration page

Athletic Schedules

posted Jul 18, 2017, 9:53 AM by John Pearson

For your convenience, Athletic Schedules can be found in two places on this Website: The District Calendar page (which has all District events) and under the Documents tab (for printable .pdf versions of the schedule), However, our advice is to check with the Calendar page for any changes or updates on athletic calendars, since that is quicker to update. 

Marrisa Morrison and Ally Shook Sign with Lindenwood

posted Apr 7, 2017, 10:29 AM by John Pearson   [ updated May 12, 2017, 10:47 AM ]

Marrisa Morrison and Allison Shook both signed Letters of Intent to continue their athletic participation on the collegiate level at Lindenwood University-Belleville. Marissa has signed to play Soccer next year; whereas Ally signed to be on the Cheerleading squad!

They were joined on-stage by their parents and coaches from Lindenwood and EAWR.

EAWR is very proud of these students and we wish them the best as Lynx!

Marrisa and Ally are congratulated by Asst. Principal/AD Mr. Kevin Gockel

Haley Shewmake Signs with Wabash College

posted Feb 13, 2017, 6:53 AM by John Pearson

Congrats to Haley Shewmake who, last week signed with Wabash College to play college softball! Haley, an infielder, is a four-year starter on the Oiler Softball squad. She will join fellow senior Carly Campbell in Mt. Carmel, Illinois to continue their studies and their softball careers. Here's a story in ...

Oilers Advance Three to State Wrestling!

posted Feb 13, 2017, 6:43 AM by John Pearson

Congrats to Drew Sobol (106) and Zac Blasioli (132) for winning the Vandalia Sectional crown on Saturday (2/11/17) and advancing to the Assembly Hall (State Farm Center) next weekend for the IHSA State Wrestling Finals! Congrats also to Jon Wright (285) for also qualifying for the IHSA State Finals! Congrats to Coach Sobol and Asst. Coach Huebner, as well. Go Oiler Wrestling!


Carly Campbell Signs with Wabash!

posted Nov 18, 2016, 9:38 AM by John Pearson   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 9:44 AM ]

EAWR Senior, Carly Campbell, signed a national letter of intent to continue her education and play softball at Wabash Valley Community College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. On hand to witness the signing were fellow students; her parents, Dave & Sarah Campbell (and brother Luke); her "Black Widows" AAU coaches; Head EAWR Coach Dana Emerick and Asst. Coach Mike Beachum; WVCC Head Coach Paul Schnarre; and several administrators and teachers. AD Kevin Gockel emceed the event. 

Congrats, Carly!


Metro-East Boys BKB Tourney Schedules - 2016

posted Nov 18, 2016, 7:26 AM by John Pearson   [ updated Nov 18, 2016, 7:29 AM ]

Attached is the "pool play" schedule (EAWR plays on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 22 & 23). After the pool play is completed, then the teams will be slotted into the bracket schedule as you will see attached, as well. 

The pool play will likely produce some ties: So, here are the rules for tie-breakers and bracket placement:

Tie Breaker - Should teams be tied after the pool play portion of the tournament, tournament officials will follow these tie breakers. 

           A. Head to Head

           B. Least points allowed

           C. Point Differential

           D. Coin toss odd man wins. 

Session prices for this year will remain the same as last year. $5 for adults and $4 for students and seniors.


Athletic Forms on Registration Page

posted Aug 8, 2016, 9:41 AM by John Pearson

Dear Parents:

The forms needed for athletic participation are now all located on the Registration page. Just click on the Registration link (under "Resources" on the left side of this page) and scroll down for the Athletic documents folder.

If you have any questions about athletic forms or registration in general, please contact Carla Guthrie at or call her at 254-3151, Ext. 2501

Thank You, Liberty Bank and Threes for the Money

posted Mar 21, 2016, 6:46 AM by Adam Miller

Thank you to Liberty Bank and their "Threes for the Money" local high school basketball promotion. Each year, Liberty Bank teams with local high schools and donates $10 for every made three point shot by the varsity boys and girls basketball teams. This year, East Alton-Wood River made 46 three point shots, and Liberty Bank donated $460 to our high school. 

Thank you for Bret Mayberry and Michelle Zimmer for visiting EAWR and presenting us with the check! Thank you Liberty Bank and "Threes for the Money!"

Scholastic Bowl - Prairie State Conference Champions

posted Jan 23, 2016, 12:53 PM by Adam Miller

Congratulations to our varsity Scholastic Bowl Team for being Prairie State Conference Champions at Saturday's PSC Tournament! The Oilers went 4-1 on the day, defeating Mt. Olive, Nokomis, Bunker Hill, and Marquette. The Oilers lone loss was against Metro East Lutheran. 

Team members include: Colin Gibbons, Cameron Foust, Emilee Olinghouse, Brayden Stone, and Victoria Kallal, The Scholastic Bowl team is coached by Mrs. Miller. 

This is the first conference championship for EAWR Scholastic Bowl. Great job! 

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