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Anna-Jonesboro’s Ethan Krumrey delivers a pitch to a Goreville batter during a high school baseball game which was played Wednesday afternoon, March 22. The game was played at Kiwanis Field at the Anna City Park in Anna.
Dylan Duty was 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs to lead the visiting Cobden High School baseball team to an 8-5 win over Carrier Mills in a non-conference game Friday, March 24. Cody Wieseman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base for the Appleknockers.  John Russell was 1-for-2 with a double, 3 RBIs and a...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won two games last week. A-J 7, Johnston City 3: Katie Williams was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the host Lady Wildcats in the non-conference win Friday, March 24. Morgan Wendling was 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs for the Lady Wildcats. Lexi Smith was 2-...
Dongola High School hosted Cobden High School for a softball game Wednesday afternoon, March 22. The Lady Appleknockers won the game by a score of 6-5. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The Cobden High School softball team won a pair of games in action last week. Cobden 10, Carrier Mills 3: Meredith Flamm pitched and hit visiting Cobden to the non-conference win Friday, March 24. Flamm was the winning pitcher, scattering 7 hits to go with 2 walks and 10 strikeouts. She was 2-for-4...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team split in recent action. Goreville 2, A-J 1: Jake Wright was 1-for-2 with a double, RBI and a stolen base to lead the host Wildcats in the loss Wednesday, March 22. Bryce Osman was 1-for-2 with a stolen base. Hunter Ralls was 1-for-3 with a...
Ron Fulenwider is planning to release his second book April 29 at Lick Creek School. Coach Ron plans to donate receipts from the book to Lick Creek School. The book is honoring the Southern Illinois state champion cross country Lady Eagles. The upcoming book release event is scheduled at 2 p.m. on...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team lost a pair of games to open the spring season. Marion 8, A-J 5: Makenzie Carter was 2-for-4 with a home run and 2 RBIs for the host Lady Wildcats in the loss Saturday, March 18. Lexi Smith was 2-for-3 for A-J. Katie Williams was 2-for-4 with...
Seated, from left, are Karlie’s father, Sean, Karlie and her mother Sarah. Dongola athletics director and volleyball coach Preston Hall is standing. Photo by Mike Estel.
Dongola High School’s Karlie Kelley signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball at Blackburn College in Carlinville Thursday, March 23.  Karlie becomes the first Dongola student to earn a volleyball scholarship.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ and girls’ track teams will move up from Class 1A to 2A this season. “It will be tough,” A-J track coach Michael Eudy said. “We will be going against much bigger schools. It will be a change and a challenge.” The Wildcats return two state qualifiers...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track season hasn’t begun yet, but two members have already done well in two indoor meets this past winter. Senior Brooke Miller, in the 400 and 800-meter runs, and freshman Julia Lasley, in the pole vault, both competed at indoor meets at Southern...

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