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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track team competed in two recent invitational meets. Nashville Invitational: 1st: Nashville 87.25; 10th: A-J 22. The Lady Wildcats’ Julia Lasley won the pole vault with an A-J school record vault of 10-9 at the invitational on Thursday, April 27. She...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Conner Jerolds scored a run during a high school baseball game against Sparta on Tuesday, April 11. The Wildcats defeated Sparta 13-1. The game was played at Kiwanis Field at Anna City Park. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team posted a 2-2 record in recent action. Marion 12, A-J 0: Bryce Osman was 1-for-2 with a double to lead the host Wildcats in the non-conference loss Saturday, April 15. Jake Wright and Sean Plott were each 1-for-2. Conner Jerolds and Hunter Ralls...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team posted a 3-1 record in recent action. A-J 9, Nashville 6: The visiting Lady Wildcats had three home runs in the 4th inning on their way to the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division win Friday, April 14. It was the...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team struggled in recent action with five losses. Trico 5, A-J 1: Lexi Macy was 2-for-3 to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats in the non-conference loss Saturday, April 8. Makenzie Carter was 1-for-3 with a home run for A-J. Morgan Wendling was 1-for-3...
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...
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...
Jake Parr had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team to a 53-48 win over Christopher in the final game at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic Saturday, Jan. 21. “All week long we’ve been playing tight games, we finally found a way to win...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball coach Matt Denny looks for the 2016-2017 team to continue its winning ways after a productive offseason. “We had a really good summer,” Denny said.  A lot of Denny’s confidence comes from the return of all of the team’s starters from last year’...

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