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The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team earned its 20th win of the season last week. Cobden has posted two straight 20-win seasons. The last time the Appleknockers had two consecutive 20-game winning seasons was the 1964 team, which finished second in the state tournament. Cobden 51,...
Three Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestlers won first place at the Class 1A regional at Carterville Saturday, Feb. 8. The three A-J wrestlers who earned regional titles included: Arojae Hart, 120 pounds; Blake Mays, 126 pounds; and Barry Johnson, 152 pounds. Second-place finishers for A-J...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team won twice in recent action. The Wildcats defeated visiting Sparta 54-24 and Murphysboro 52-24 on Tuesday, Jan. 28, to claim their fifth straight Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division title.  On Wednesday, Jan. 29, A-...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team won twice last week. Cobden 50, Chester 34: The Appleknockers took a  first quarter lead on their way to the win at the Pinckneyville Shootout Saturday, Feb. 1. Joe Brumleve led the way for Cobden with 20 points. Dylan Lewey added 10 points, Noah...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team posted a 2-1 record last week. A-J 53, Sesser-Valier/Waltonville 28: The Lady Wildcats built an early lead on their way to the win at the Benton Shootout Saturday, Feb. 1. Mikayla Bundren led A-J with 13 points, 2 rebounds and an...
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...

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