Cobden High School

The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team lost a pair of games to open the spring season. Marion 8, A-J 5: Makenzie Carter was 2-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBIs for the host Lady Wildcats in the loss Saturday, March 18. Lexi Smith was 2-for-3 for A-J. Katie Williams was 2-for-4 with...
The Cobden High School softball team returns five starters from last year’s 14-12 team. “We’re going to be a young team,” Cobden coach Michelle Burris said. The pitching duties will be handled by juniors Molly Ellis and Meredith Flamm and sophomore Lexi Smith. Ellis and Flamm will be in the infield...
Pitching will be the key to how the Dongola High School softball team does this spring. Starting senior pitcher Megan Michaels suffered a knee injury in volleyball and is not expected to be back  on the field until sometime in April. Freshman Megan Theis will take over the pitching duties until...
The Cobden High School baseball team will return five starters from last year’s 22-10 squad to build a team around this spring. “It’s definitely hard losing all those seniors,” first-year Cobden baseball coach Jared Clutts said. “We’re going to be really young, but we have a lot of athleticism,...
Two former area high school athletes are members of the Shawnee Community College softball team this season. Dongola’s Kylie Flores is a sophomore outfielder. Cobden’s Keileigh Britt is a freshman catcher. The Lady Saints are set to open their season at Morthland College in West Frankfort next...
Meridian pulled ahead early and held on for a 73-64 win over Cobden in the Class 1A high school boys’ basketball regional tournament hosted by the Appleknockers Thursday, Feb. 23. John Russell led the Cobden team with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Clayton Eck added 14 points and 4 rebounds. Karl Evans...
Shawnee Community College near Ullin hosted the annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, WYSE, Academic Challenge on Feb. 9. Eleven of the 12 high schools in the college’s district competed at the event. Participating high schools were separated into two divisions based on their...
The cupboard is not going to be bare for the Anna-Jonesboro and Cobden high school boys’ basketball teams next year. A-J and Cobden each return the nucleus of their teams next season.  The Wildcats finished the season with an 11-19 record after a loss in the Class 2A regional tournament at Trico. ...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team closed out regular season play with a pair of wins to earn a three-way tie for the South Egyptian Conference title.  Cobden 74, Egyptian 47: The visiting Appleknockers pulled ahead early in the win Friday, Feb. 17. Joe Brumleve led the way with a double...
The host Appleknockers, in white uniforms, faced Egyptian High School from Tamms Monday night, Feb. 20, in tournament play. Cobden won the game.
Cobden hosted an Illinois High School Association Class 1A boys’ regional basketball tournament last week. The host Appleknockers faced Egyptian High School from Tamms Monday night, Feb. 20, in tournament play. Cobden won the game. 

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