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The Cobden High School baseball team defeated Egyptian to win an Illinois High School Association Class 1A regional championship last week. Cobden rallied to win the regional title game, which was played at Southern Illinois University Carbondale
The Cobden High School baseball team advanced to sectional competition after winning a regional title last week.  Cobden 7, Egyptian 5: The Appleknockers won the Egyptian Class 1A regional in a game moved to the Southern Illinois University Carbondale baseball diamond because of wet field ...
Host Cobden and Pope County played for an Illinois High School Association Class 1A softball regional tournament championship last Saturday afternoon. Pope County, which was at bat when the picture was taken, scored a 5-2 victory in the title game.
The host Cobden High School softball team lost 5-2 to Pope County in the Class 1A softball regional championship game Saturday, May 19. Lauren Sweitzer was 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the Appleknockers. Meredith Flamm was 2-for-4 with an RBI. Aubrey Fisher was 1-for-1 with a stolen base. Brook...
The Cobden High School softball team closed out regular season play with a 3-1 record. Johnston City 8, Cobden 7: The visiting Appleknockers let a 7-1 lead slip away in the loss Thursday, May 10. Meredith Flamm and Alaina Hartline were each 2-for-3 with an RBI apiece to lead Cobden. Lexi Miller was...
The Cobden High School baseball team closed out regular season play with a 3-1 record. Johnston City 10, Cobden 5: Chandler West  was 1-for-1 to lead host Cobden in the loss Thursday, May 10. Alex Remsey was 1-for-1 with a triple and 3 RBIs. John Russell and Zane Nance were each 1-for-4. West and...
The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen candidates were joined by the reigning queen for a group photo. From left are 2017 candidates Alejandra Lopez, Jericha Carter, Grace Pitts, Olivia Gordon, Janna Harner, Brooklyn Miller, Kaitlin McWhorter, and reigning queen Karlyn Furry. The pageant is set Friday and Saturday nights at the festival, with a coronation on Saturday. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
An annual celebration of the local peach harvest is coming up in Union County. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with...
The Cobden High School baseball team won the South Egyptian Conference title with an 8-0 conference record after beating Elverado and Century last week. Cobden 8, Elverado 5: Cody Wieseman was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead host Cobden to the win Wednesday, May 10. Zane Nance was 2-for-3. Trevor...
The Cobden High School baseball team was 1-1 in recent action. Cobden 13, Agape Christian (Energy) 1: John Russell was 2-for-2 with a double, stolen base and 4 RBIs to lead visiting Cobden to the non-conference win Tuesday, April 25. Trevor Middleton was 1-for-1 with an RBI. Bayden Ditterline was 1...
The Cobden High School baseball team won two games in recent action. Cobden 6, Vienna 1: Trevor Middleton was 2-for-3 with  an RBI to lead host Cobden to the South Egyptian Conference win Wednesday, April 19. Dylan Duty was 1-for-2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Bayden Ditterline was 1-for-2 with a...
The Cobden High School baseball team went 3-2 in recent action. Goreville 12, Cobden 2: Josh Burgess and Zane Nance were each 2-for-3 to lead the visiting Appleknockers in the first game of a doubleheader loss at Goreville Saturday, April 15. Bayden Ditterline was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Cobden....
Update: The event has been moved to Friday, April 28 due to weather concerns. An Appleknocker Glow Run 5K and kids fun run are planned Friday, April 21, in Cobden. Proceeds will support the Cobden High School volleyball program and junior high school basketball program. Race time is 7:15 p.m....

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