Jordan Nolan, left, and Logan Reardon
Football: Logan Reardon
Logan Reardon was the hero for the Roxana Shells during Week 2 of the football season.
A jack of all trades for the Shells, the senior Reardon booted a game-winning field goal with 17 seconds remaining in Pana Saturday to complete a come-from-behind 37-35 victory for Roxana. Reardon also rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries in the win.
Roxana, 1-1 on the season and 1-1 in the South Central Conference, welcomes league rival Hillsboro at 7 p.m. Friday for its home opener.
Reardon will be at the forefront for the Shells with his team-leading 254 rushing yards and four rushing TDs when they take on the Hiltoppers.
Volleyball: Jordan Nolan
Alton’s Jordan Nolan capped off an Alton Redbird team title at the Redbird Classic on Saturday with being named tournament MVP.
Nolan, a senior setter for the Redbirds who has started at setter since her sophomore season, guided the offense during the tourney as AHS went 5-0 and never dropped a set.
At press time, Alton was 10-1 with a Southwestern Conference match at Belleville East on the docket Wednesday night to begin league action.
Nolan had a team-leading 172 assists for the Redbirds on the season heading into Wednesday.
Alton plays host to another tournament on Friday and Saturday this week with the Alton Invitational. The Redbirds play Carrollton at 4:30 p.m. and Fort Zumwalt North at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Athletes of the Week can pick up their free T-shirts at AdVantage News, 235A East Center Drive, Alton, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.Monday to Thursday and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. For information, call (618) 463-0612.