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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team posted its third win in a row with a 38-19 victory over host Benton Thursday, Jan. 23. The Lady Wildcats took an early lead in the game and held on for the win. A-J held the Lady Rangers to a single point in the third quarter. Mikayla...
Special memories will be shared this weekend when a celebration is held to honor an Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team. The celebration is planned Saturday night, Feb. 1, at A-JCHS. The 1984-1985 A-J boys’ Elite Eight basketball team, along with Mike Crews. Crews was head...
Evan Treat scored 22 points to lead visiting Dongola to a 65-57 win over Shawnee in South Egyptian Conference high school boys’ basketball Saturday, Jan. 18. Cameron Hogue added 12 points for the Demons. Joey Thomas had 11 points, Andrew Tarpley 8, Colin Hall 6, Hunter Freeman 5 and Hunter...
The Cobden High School girls’ basketball team won three games in recent action. Cobden 47, Elverado 41: After falling behind early in the game, the host Appleknockers rallied to earn a South  Egyptian Conference win Thursday, Jan. 16. Abby Remsey scored 12 points to lead Cobden. Jenna Hartline...
The Anna-Jonesboro High School boys’ basketball team was 2-1 last week. A-J 57, Vienna 35: Trailing 10-7 after one quarter, the host Wildcats rallied for the win Saturday, Jan. 18. Blake Pena had 18 points and 4 rebounds to lead the Wildcats. Zach Overstreet had 14 points and 5 rebounds. Noah...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team posted a 2-1 record in action last week. A-J 39, Hamilton County 26: The Lady Wildcats came on in the second quarter on their way to the win at the Sally Niemeyer Classic at Benton Saturday, Jan. 18. Trailing 11-10 after one quarter, A...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team posted three wins last week. The three victories gave A-J a six-game winning streak. A-J 59, Murphysboro 24: The visiting Lady Wildcats came on early and held on for the win Saturday, Jan. 11. Sydnie Ralls scored 13 points and had 5...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team pulled ahead early on its way to a 42-24 win over visiting West Frankfort Saturday,  Jan. 4. Mikayla Bundren had 13  points, 4 steals, 2 rebounds and 2 assists to lead A-J. Addison Denny had 12 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals and an...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team was 2-1 in recent action. A-J 42, Massac County 34: The visiting Lady Wildcats were 19 of 22 from the free throw line on their way to the win Saturday, Dec. 21. Kristin Edmonds had 13 points, 5 rebounds and an assist  to lead A-J....
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team split in recent action. Steeleville 61, Cobden 59: The visiting Appleknockers were edged in overtime on Saturday, Dec. 21. Cobden coach Wendell Wheeler said his squad lost the game at the free throw line. Joe  Brumleve had 25 points to lead Cobden. Noah...

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