Basketball

Shanna Pender will take over coaching the softball team at Shawnee Junior High School in Wolf Lake this fall. Pender, who is also the junior high school girls’ track coach, succeeds Russ Marsh, who recently resigned from coaching junior high school softball at the school. Pender, who is a teacher...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to have extended hours during the Cobden Peach Festival. The museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5 – those are dates of the Peach Festival. The museum is located along South Appleknocker Street in downtown...
Matt Denny is interested in bringing cross country back to the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Denny attended the June 19 A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education meeting.  Denny said he told board members that he wants to be a volunteer coach for the cross country team and that he has...
Camp participants, session 1, 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Photo provided.
Coach Ron’s 2017 Sports Speed Development Camp was held at Jonesboro Grade School on June 12-15. Ninety-four campers registered for the four-day event with an average attendance of 90 athletes. The campers’ ages ranged from incoming 2nd graders to outgoing 8th graders. The camp was divided into...
Athletes from Union County high schools earned postseason South Egyptian Conference honors. The student athletes have been named to first teams and second teams in volleyball, baseball, softball and basketball. First Team All-Conference Volleyball Meredith Flamm, Cobden. Alaina Hartline, Cobden....
The Shawnee School District No. 84 Board of Education has hired coaches for the 2017-2018 academic year. The coaches were hired at a regular meeting of the board which was held May 16 at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School at Wolf Lake. The coaching list for 2017-2018 follows, as provided by the...
Coaches for fall and winter sports athletic teams were hired for the 2017-2018 academic year at a May 15 regular meeting of the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School District No. 81 Board of Education. The board took the following actions, as reported in minutes from the meeting: Amy Fitzgerald-...
Shawnee Community College plans to host 14 summer camps for young people starting June 5. A variety of camps are planned. Here’s a look at the schedule: Soccer Camp: June 5-7, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the college’s main campus near Ullin. Ages 7-12. The fee is $30.  Renewable Energy Camp: June 5-...
Southern Illinois University Carbondale men’s basketball team coach Barry Hinson emphasized a point during a presentation last week at a Union County Chamber of Commerce meeting in Cobden.
The Union County Chamber of Commerce welcomed Southern Illinois University Carbondale men’s basketball team head coach Barry Hinson as a guest speaker on Thursday, May 4. Hinson addressed a gathering of about 30 people at a monthly meeting of the chamber of commerce.  The meeting was held at The...
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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