Baseball

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....
Austin Lewey, in the white uniform, slid into second base during a high school baseball game at Cobden High School on Monday, April 10. The host Cobden Appleknockers defeated Meridian High School 17-7. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The Cobden High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. Cobden 8, Eldorado 1: John Russell fired a three-hitter to lead host Cobden to a doubleheader sweep in the non-conference win Saturday, April 8. Russell gave up a walk and had 9 strikeouts in the win. Cody Weiseman was 2-for...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team won a pair of games in recent action. A-J 10, Vienna 7: Hunter Ralls was 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and 4 RBIs to lead the visiting Wildcats to the non-conference win Friday, April 7. Bryce Osman was 2-for-4 with 2 stolen bases and an...
Nashville scored two runs in the first inning on its way to a 9-5 win over host Anna-Jonesboro in Southern Illinois River-to-River Mississippi Division high school softball action Monday, April 3. Jasmin Foster was 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead the Wildcats. Makenzie Carter was 2-for-4 with a home...
Mike Hanson
Mike Hanson has been the principal at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School in Wolf Lake for the past six years. In mid-June of this year, he will retire. Hanson, of Grand Tower, graduated from Shawnee High School in 1973. However, like many graduates who are tired of school, he swore he would never...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. A-J 12, Cobden 4: Hunter Ralls was 3-for-3 with 3 RBIs to lead the host Wildcats to the win April 1. Ross Pinnon was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and a stolen base. Bryce Osman was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI....
Anna-Jonesboro’s Ethan Krumrey delivers a pitch to a Goreville batter during a high school baseball game which was played Wednesday afternoon, March 22. The game was played at Kiwanis Field at the Anna City Park in Anna.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team split in recent action. Goreville 2, A-J 1: Jake Wright was 1-for-2 with a double, RBI and a stolen base to lead the host Wildcats in the loss Wednesday, March 22. Bryce Osman was 1-for-2 with a stolen base. Hunter Ralls was 1-for-3 with a...
I’ve always enjoyed American Legion baseball. My interest began when I was a very young child chasing foul balls at the Murphysboro City Park baseball diamond for the American Legion baseball team.  My father, who was the head umpire in charge, made it all worth while and would give me 25 cents for...
Pitching could be the key to a successful season for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team this spring. “We’ve got a lot of guys who can pitch,” A-J baseball coach Aaron Roberts said. “We’re six or seven deep. I feel good with the guys we have throwing. They look good on the mound...

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