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Bartelso News & Events

Relay for Life Bar Olympics

The Relay for Life Team "Friday Night Fighters" are once again having a Bar Olympics on Saturday, May 3rd.  The various events are Foosball, Hoops, Bowling, Dice, Hillbilly Golf, Darts and Bags.  There will be a mystery game if needed for a tie breaker .   Registration begins at 1:30 at Hondo's Sports Bar & Grill.  Games will begin at 2:15 and include stops at the KofC Bowling Alley, Hondo's, Larry's & Johnny B's.


  •   4 person per team/$20 donation
  •   Scoring based on game
  •   Bonus points given for teams in crazy attire
  •   Music & Fun following at Hondo's


Bar Olympics Flyer

Community Development Golf Ball Drop

The Bartelso Community Development will once again host a Golf Ball Drop on Saturday, May 31st on the baseball diamond.  Numbered golf balls will be dropped at dusk and the four that land the closest to the bullseye will win cash prizes.


Golf Ball Prices:  1 ball - $10.00; 3 balls - $25.00; 7 balls  - $50.00


Food, drinks and inflatable rides from 1:00 - 7:00p.m. will also be available for purchase.  A DJ Sound System will play from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am.



The event will also include a Women's Softball Tournament.  Download the flyer here.

 The proceeds from the event will support the park and new park playground equipment.  For more information or to purchase golf balls, please contact Phyllis at 618-610-1069 or Andrea at 618-401-4511. 

The Scoop from School

Lady Braves Volleyball:,

Congratulations to the Lady Braves on their 3rd Place finish in the Class S SIJHSAA State Tournament.  The girls defeated Germantown, St.Theresa-ACA Co-op-Salem, and then fell to Desoto.  They then went on to defeat Lick Creek to gain the 3rd place title.  Congratulations ladies and coaches! 



7th Grade Lady Braves Earn Consolation

The 7th Grade Volleyball Tournament was held in St. Rose on March 25-27th.  The Lady Braves earned the consolation prize during the tournament.  Congratulations to them and their coaches, Donna & Amanda.  Way to go!