Anna-Jonesboro Community High School

The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team opened the season with a pair of wins at the Harrisburg Tournament. A-J 63, Eldorado 28: Elle Basler scored 16 points with 5 rebounds and 2 steals to lead  the Lady Wildcats to the opening game win Tuesday, Nov. 22. Lexa Sharp added 9...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team trailed at every break before bouncing back in the final quarter for a 52-50 win over Carmi to take second place in the Harrisburg Tournament Saturday, Nov. 26. “Our kids showed resilence and were down by 14 in the third quarter and...
Rodney Seip will take over as the new Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball coach for the 2017 season. Seip, a former outstanding Egyptian High School baseball player, was named to the post at a regular meeting of the A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education on Nov. 21.  He succeeds Pat...
The Anna-Jonesboro High School Community boys’ basketball team returns two starters from last year’s 16-14 team as it prepares for 2016-2017 competition. The two starters who are returning are both juniors: 6-2 forward Jake Parr and 5-10 guard Sheldon McGrath. “We’re young and we hope we’ll get...
The Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna is planning to host its annual crafter/vendor/business expo. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, in the lower gymnasium at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. More...
Rebecca Corbit has been named as the new volleyball coach at Lick Creek School.  Corbit was hired at a September meeting of the Lick Creek School District Board of Education. Corbit succeeds Tony Calabrese, who resigned from the position after several seasons. Corbit, a former Anna-Jonesboro...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football coach Brett Detering viewed the game film on the Pinckneyville football team this past weekend. “I think we match up well against them,” Detering said. “We both have similar type offenses.” The Panthers, 1-4, play the Wildcats, 4-1, at The Pit for A-J’s...
 Anna-Jonesboro’s Jayce Turner, number 42, carries the ball. Also in the photo are A-J’s Damien Chrisp, number 27, and Dylan Fox, number 21.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team couldn’t recover from two lost fumbles  which resulted in touchdowns in the opening quarter in a 35-7 loss to host Carterville Friday, Sept. 23. “We had three fumbles and two in the first quarter and one in the second,” A-J football coach Brett...
A special academic achievement was highlighted at September’s regular monthly meeting of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School District 81 Board of Education. The meeting was Sept. 19 at the Union County school. The achievement was noted in minutes from the meeting. At the meeting, the board of...
A-J’s Dylan Fox, number 21, looks for some running room. Austin Dillow, number 50, and Caleb Clover, number 6, are blocking for the A-J runner.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team built a lead and had to fight off visiting Nashville to pull out a 26-20 win at The Pit Friday night, Sept. 16. “It was a little bit closer that what I would have liked,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “We did some good things, but we could do...

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