Football

Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team seniors are, from left, Zach Pinter, Drake Pyle, Dalton Goddard, DJ Latham, Jaryt Tripp, Noah Smith, Bryce Osman, Arieh Hart, Sheldon McGrath, Jayce Turner, Ross Pinnon, Zach Massey and Clay Shultz. Senior Nate Frankell could not be present for the picture because he was at boot camp.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team seniors are, from left, Zach Pinter, Drake Pyle, Dalton Goddard, DJ Latham, Jaryt Tripp, Noah Smith, Bryce Osman, Arieh Hart, Sheldon McGrath, Jayce Turner, Ross Pinnon, Zach Massey and Clay Shultz. Senior Nate Frankell could not be present for the...
The Wildcat Youth Football League is preparing for its season opener. Photo provided.
The junior high team for the Wildcat Youth Football League is preparing for its first challenge this week.   The team will head to Benton on Saturday to face Carbondale at 2 p.m. “We lucked out and had a bye for last week,” said head coach Rollie Hawk. “That gave us a chance to go on the road and...
A-JCHS football parking/tailgating spaces map.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Athletic Department will once again be offering reserved parking/tailgating spaces for all home varsity games.   The procedure will be the same as has been followed in previous years. Fans will be able to submit sealed bids, with payment included, for the 56...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School has released its fall sports schedules. The A-J boys’ golf team is scheduled to open the fall season by hosting the A-J Invitational on Monday, Aug. 21. The A-J girls’ golf team begins its season at Notre Dame High School in Cape Girardeau on Tuesday, Aug. 22....
These pictures were taken at the camp on Tuesday evening, July 18.
Fall – and football – may seem like they are a long way off during the sweltering heat and humidity of a Southern Illinois summer. But football took center stage during the Wildcat Youth Football League’s annual camp. The camp was held July 17-20 on Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s practice...
On Tuesday evening, July 18, campers gathered in a circle on the practice field for stretching and warm-up exercises.
An annual Wildcat Youth Football League’s football camp was held last week on Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s practice field. Around 50 to 60 young people participated in the week-long camp. On Tuesday evening, July 18, campers gathered in a circle on the practice field for stretching and...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School senior Jayce Turner has been named an All-American prep football player and will compete in the 2017 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl. The game is scheduled Dec. 18 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The stadium is the home of the National Football League’s...
At the first night of the Wildcat Youth Football League’s annual football camp on Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s practice field, members of the next season’s 7th and 8th grade team worked out as a team for the first time. “I’m guessing we had around fifty or sixty kids at the camp tonight....
Two youth football events are on the calendar in Union County. Wildcat Youth Football Camp A Wildcat Youth Football Camp is scheduled July 17-20. The camp is scheduled to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day at the football practice field at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The camp is for...
From left are WYFL board member Billy Abernathy, board vice president Casey Johnson, Josh McFadden, 7th-8th grade team head coach Rollie Hawk, Phil McGrath, board president Tim Denny and A-JCHS head football coach Brett Detering. Photo provided.
With summer just around the corner, the Wildcat Youth Football League is getting prepared for another season. The league, which includes teams for 1st grade through 8th grade, welcomes students from all Union County schools to compete and build a base of fundamental skills that will apply not only...

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