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The undefeated Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team plays at home at The Pit this Friday night against an always competitive Du Quoin squad. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. Both teams have had one common opponent this season in Carterville....
The Pinckneyville High School football team was able to stop the big play attack of visiting Anna-Jonesboro, but couldn’t stop the Wildcats’ rushing game in a 34-0 loss Friday night, Sept. 29. “It wasn’t flashy, but kind of methodical,” A-J football head coach Brett Detering said. “There were no...
The regional champion Anna Junior High School baseball team participated in last Friday afternoon’s Anna-Jonesboro Community High School homecoming parade.
The Anna Junior High School baseball team defeated Adams School of Creal Springs 12-2 to win the Class M regional at Jonesboro Thursday, Sept. 21.  The game was originally scheduled for Anna, but was moved to Jonesboro because of wet field conditions. Anna, 16-4, advances to play at the Class M...
With a victory over Dongola, the host Cobden Junior High School softball team won a Class S regional championship last Friday evening. Cobden also won an SIC conference championship. In the first row are, from left, Leah Goins, Emma Phillippe, Kylie Hale, Emma Kilpatrick, Tess Brummer, Mya Bittle, Mirranda Eads, Rhylee Sauerbrunn and Bianca Vicente. In the second row are Katelyn Shadowens, Lily Britt, Hannah Stillman, Abby Clover, MaKenzie Howell, Abby Remsey, Olivia Brumleve, Gracelynn Fisher and Karleigh
The Cobden Junior High School softball team defeated Dongola 8-7 to win the Class S regional tournament title at Cobden Friday, Sept. 22. Cobden, 15-0, advances to play in the Class S state tournament at Coulterville and plays Woodlawn at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Makenzie Howell was the winning pitcher...
The Pinckneyville High School football team is 0-5 on the season. The Panthers will host undefeated Anna-Jonesboro, 5-0, this Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. Despite the Panthers winless record, the Wildcats are not looking past them. “We certainly...
The leader in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division high school football race came to the forefront last Friday. The host Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team claimed that honor with a convincing 41-7 homecoming win over visiting Carterville at The Pit...
The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden/Dongola Co-op boys’ soccer team won a game and tied another in recent action. A-J/Cobden/Dongola 2, Marion 2: Jaryt Tripp and Sheldon McGrath scored a goal apiece to lead the host team to the tie Thursday, Sept. 14. Goalie Jake Parr played 80 minutes in goal and had 11...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team begins Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division play Friday when it hosts Carterville. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. for the A-J homecoming game at The Pit. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. The Lions are 3-1...
After Nashville scored on the opening drive, the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team erupted for 10 touchdowns on its way to a 71-41 win over the visiting Hornets at The Pit Friday, Sept. 15. “I felt good going in the game offensively,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “But  we didn’t...
The Lick Creek School Lady Eagles cross country team started its 2017 season with two wins. Pinckneyville 204 Invitational  Lick Creek competed at the Pinckneyville Fairgrounds on Saturday, Sept. 2. The Lady Eagles came away with a victory. Lick Creek had 45 points, followed by Pinckneyville St....

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