Sports

A four-person golf scramble sponsored by the Lick Creek School and Educational Foundation is scheduled at the Union County Country Club Course in Anna on Sept. 15. The golf scramble event is in memory of Tom Sherrill. Sign-up information will be available at the end of this month. Morning session...
The Razor Classic Crappie Fishing Tournament at Kinkaid Lake is scheduled Aug. 11. The entry fee for the tournament is $30 per person.  Fishing is planned from 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. the day of the tournament. The tournament is being held to benefit the Wolf Lake Community Center/Park. Registration is...
Nile Chotner
Anna Blue Dolphins swimmer Nile Chotner has broken two of the team’s records during the 2018 season. Chotner set the record in the 50 butterfly with a time of 34.63 seconds, which beat his own previous record time.   He also set the record for the 100 individual medley with a time of 1:19.49,...
The Brian S. Tucker Memorial Golf Scramble is scheduled at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Saturday, July 28. Shotgun starts are set at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Registration is one hour before tee time. Entry deadline is Monday, July 23. The scramble is sponsored by Anna-Jonesboro Elks...
John Russell tossed a one-hitter to lead the Carbondale American Legion team to a 10-0 win over visiting Pinckneyville/Du Quoin Wednesday, July 11. Russell logged two walks and four strikeouts in the win. Russell was 1-for-3 with a double in Carbondale’s 6-0 loss to Steeleville on Thursday, July 12...
Wendell Wheeler will be the new boys’ basketball coach at Cobden High School for the 2018-2019 season.  The school board opened the boys’ basketball coaching position for applicants and the former Cobden Coach Brett Barke didn’t reapply for the position. “It worked out pretty well,” Wheeler said. “...
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...

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