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Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Jaryt Tripp has been named to the Southern Illinois Coaches Association Class 2018 2A All South high school track team. Tripp, who was selected to the team as a sprinter, will be on a soccer scholarship this fall at McKendree University in Lebanon.  
Jonesboro School has scheduled 2018 softball and baseball tryouts. Junior high softball tryouts are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. July 23 at the school. Junior high baseball tryouts are slated to begin at 4 p.m. July 30 at the school. The school reminds students who want to try out for spots that...
A youth football camp is scheduled July 16-19 at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The camp is planned from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the football practice field at A-JCHS.  Young people in 1st through 8th grades are invited to attend. Registration is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, July...
Anna Junior High School has scheduled baseball and softball tryouts. Tryouts are planned from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Wednesday, July 23-25. Baseball tryouts are scheduled at Kiwanis Field at the Anna City Park. Softball tryouts are planned at Denny Field at the Anna City Park. Tryouts are...
Cody Livesay was 2-for-3 at the plate with an RBI in the visiting Gateway Grizzlies 4-3 loss to the Southern Illinois Miners in Frontier League baseball action at Rent One Park in Marion Saturday, June 30. On Friday, June 29, Livesay didn’t get a hit in a 6-5 loss for the visiting Grizzlies, but...
Several area girls who recently graduated from high school will continue playing sports with athletic scholarships at the junior college level this fall. Former Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball players Payton Alsip and Alexa Macy will both play softball. Alsip will be at Shawnee...
Over 75 aspiring athletes enrolled in this year’s Coach Ron’s Basketball 101 and Sports Speed Development Camp. The annual summer training event was open to boys and girls grades 2 through 8. Coach Ron Fulenwider has over 47 years of experience in coaching and training young athletes. His summer basketball camp has become an annual tradition for students of the sport. This year’s camp also featured Cameron Wright in a coaching role. Wright, a former student of Coach Ron, is a Southern Illinois native and a
Coach Ron’s Basketball 101 and Sports Speed Development Camp was held recently at the Jonesboro Grade School gymnasium. On June 18, more than 75 student athletes met for a four-day camp on the fundamentals of basketball and speed development related to most all sports. The groups met in three...
Two players from the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team have been selected as members of the Southern Illinois Coaches Association All-South high school baseball team. The Wildcat players were graduating seniors Hunter Ralls and Bryce Osman.  Both have received baseball scholarships...
Open practice sessions for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School golf teams are scheduled in July at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. The first girls’ open practice is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on  Wednesday, July 11. Open practice for boys is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m...
Scholarship recipients From left are Hunter Ralls, Levi Hall, Cindy Tucker, Brandon Bierstedt, Connar Hadley and Britni Helton. Photo provided.
Hunter Ralls, Levi Hall, Connar Hadley and Britni Helton are recipients of the Brian S. Tucker Memorial Golf Scholarship. Ralls, Hall, Hadley and Helton are recent graduates of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School and were members of the school’s golf team. Each of the students received a...

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