Annawan celebrates bronze-medalists today at 1 p.m.


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Posted Online: Feb. 23, 2013, 7:54 pm
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By Terry Duckett, tduckett@qconline.com
Having grown accustomed to departing their hometown with much accompanying fanfare for its super-sectional and state-tournament trips, the Annawan girls' basketball team will end its season with an equally warm return home.

A welcome-home ceremony to honor the Bravettes is set for today at 1 p.m. at the Annawan High School gymnasium. The community is encouraged to turn out for one more show of support for their team, which tied a single-season school record with 30 wins and earned its first IHSA state girls' basketball trophy.

After a disappointing one-point semifinal loss to Freeport Aquin at Redbird Arena in Normal, the Bravettes (30-3) ended their state debut on a high note, besting Cowden-Herrick-Beecher City 47-37 in Saturday afternoon's third-place game.

-- Sportswriter Terry Duckett


















 




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