Softball

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...
Former Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball player Chandra Parr begins her final season with the University of Evansville softball team this spring. Parr, a senior, was a starter in all of Evansville’s 47 games last season. She had a .300 batting average with 6 home runs, 23 RBIs and...
Rodney Seip will take over as the new Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball coach for the 2017 season. Seip, a former outstanding Egyptian High School baseball player, was named to the post at a regular meeting of the A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education on Nov. 21.  He succeeds Pat...
Kendall Carter
Three student athletes at Shawnee Community College have earned recognition for their academic achievements. One of the student athletes is from Union County. Kendall Carter of Anna, Taylor Howard of Pinckneyville and Heaven Hopper of Carlisle County, Ky., earned All-American Scholar-Athlete...
Anna Junior High School softball players celebrate their victory in the regional championship game.
Avery Page tossed a three-hitter to lead the Anna Junior High School softball team to a 9-3 win over Adams of Marion for the Class M regional championship at Creal Springs Wednesday, Sept. 21. Page gave up a walk and posted 3 strikeouts in the win. She was also 2-for-3 at the plate. Katy Shepard...
Lick Creek Community Consolidated School District No. 16 hasn’t had a junior high baseball and softball program since 2011.  Now in 2016, the program has picked back up and it’s been a huge boost for the school district. Coach Ron Fulenwider said the year before the last year of the athletic...
Shawnee high school baseball and junior high school softball teams were in action last week. Baseball The Shawnee Redskins scored a 7-6 victory over Century in high school baseball action on Tuesday, Aug. 30. Dawson Johnson pitched six innings. Casey Baltzell pitched one inning and got the win....
Fast pitch softball players from throughout Southern Illinois and bordering states who want to become part of a softball program with a winning tradition are invited to attend tryouts for Southern Express softball.   The Southern Express organization plans to have tryouts for the 2016-2017 season...
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The Dozers softball team of Anna won first place in a tournament which was played July 9-10 in Murphysboro. In the first row are, from left, Sadie Cross, Olivia Schaefer and Dixie Kaufman. In the second row are Macie Hoehner, Hallie Plott, coach Lyle Plott, Elle Penrod, Breanna Hileman and Emma...
Chandra Parr has earned Missouri Valley Conference postseason honors in softball. Photo provided.
Chandra Parr, who is a member of the University of Evansville softball team, has been selected to the 2016 Missouri Valley Conference softball first team.  The former Anna-Joneboro Community High School softball standout, who played shortstop for the Lady Wildcats, played second base for the Purple...

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