Coach Ron Fulenwider has released his second book, “Cross Country and How to Succeed in Sports and Life.”
Coach Ron has been inspired by the recent success of the Lick Creek Lady Eagles Southern Illinois state champion cross country team.
The contents of the book will include the cross country team...
Several Union County student athletes have been named to the Southern Illini All-Conference basketball teams.
The boys’ first team includes Noah Franklin, Cobden; Lane Ross, Vienna; Jalen Illeraza, Egyptian; Takevon Williford, Meridian; John David Bigler, Anna; and Brendan Dahncke, Vienna.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team struggled in recent action with five losses.
Trico 5, A-J 1: Lexi Macy was 2-for-3 to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats in the non-conference loss Saturday, April 8.
Makenzie Carter was 1-for-3 with a home run for A-J. Morgan Wendling was 1-for-3...
The Cobden High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action.
Cobden 8, Eldorado 1: John Russell fired a three-hitter to lead host Cobden to a doubleheader sweep in the non-conference win Saturday, April 8.
Russell gave up a walk and had 9 strikeouts in the win.
Cody Weiseman was 2-for...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team won a pair of games in recent action.
A-J 10, Vienna 7: Hunter Ralls was 2-for-3 with a double, stolen base and 4 RBIs to lead the visiting Wildcats to the non-conference win Friday, April 7.
Bryce Osman was 2-for-4 with 2 stolen bases and an...
Kenna Hight, a 3rd grader at Century Elementary School near Ullin, won second place in the state-wide hoop shoot contest sponsored by Illinois Elks Clubs.
Open to all boys and girls in the state between the ages of 8 and 13, the contest pit each child against others of their own age and gender. ...
Shawnee let an early 1-0 lead slip away on its way to an 8-1 loss to host Trico in non-conference high school girls’ softball action Thursday, March 20.
Drew McLane was 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Shawnee at the plate. Madi Ellet was 1-for-3 with a double and RBI for the Lady Reds.
Josh Oliver killed his first turkey on March 26, Sunday morning of the youth season. The turkey was facing Josh, fanned out.
Josh harvested the turkey with one shot.
The bird weighed 24 pounds and had a 10-inch beard, along with a 7/8 of an inch spur.
Nashville scored two runs in the first inning on its way to a 9-5 win over host Anna-Jonesboro in Southern Illinois River-to-River Mississippi Division high school softball action Monday, April 3.
Jasmin Foster was 3-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead the Wildcats. Makenzie Carter was 2-for-4 with a home...
Autumn McMahan was on the mound for visiting Shawnee during a recent high school softball game against Anna-Jonesboro. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.