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Records don’t mean a whole lot in football with some teams. That would be the case with Carterville, which is Anna-Jonesboro’s next opponent. A-J head coach Brett Detering said that Carterville “is a good football team. Don’t let a 1-3 record fool you. It will be a battle again.” The Wildcats will...
A-J’s Dylan Fox, number 21, looks for some running room. Austin Dillow, number 50, and Caleb Clover, number 6, are blocking for the A-J runner.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team built a lead and had to fight off visiting Nashville to pull out a 26-20 win at The Pit Friday night, Sept. 16. “It was a little bit closer that what I would have liked,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “We did some good things, but we could do...
Jake Jones pitched for the Century Junior High School baseball team on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Century Junior High School baseball team faced Massac County Junior High at home on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Jake Jones pitched for Century.
Lick Creek and St. Bruno (Du Quoin) split in recent cross country action. Murphysboro Invitational On Wednesday, Aug. 31, over 100 runners gathered at Riverside Park in Murphysboro for the Murphysboro Invitational Cross Country meet.  The 2015 state champion St. Bruno was on hand to show their...
Almost 13-year-old Noah Treece of Cobden has been chosen to represent the United States on an all-star soccer team, which is scheduled to travel to Spain in November. Noah, who plays on a club team in Carbondale, went to an evaluation camp in St. Louis, where Barcelona coaches chose a select few to...
Volunteer members of Harvest Church in Anna prepared and served breakfast last Friday morning for Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Wildcat football players, cheerleaders and coaches. 
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ golf team lost 178-193 to Nashville at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Tuesday, Sept. 6. Tanner Stadelbacher shot 44 to lead the Lady Wildcats. Connar Hadley was next  with 48, followed by Meghan Smith 50, Chelsea Reinier 51, Hailley...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team begins Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference  Mississippi Division play at home against Nashville Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. Friday night’s matchup will also be the White Out game to...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team wasted little time taking charge in a win over host Massac County Friday night, Sept. 9. The Wildcats scored on their opening drive on the  way to a 34-7 win in the game. A-J improved to 3-0 on the season. “Our kids played really well again,” A...
CARTERVILLE – Fortunately for John A. Logan College, Taylor Orsburn’s heart and fiancé were both in Southern Illinois.   The former Cobden High School and Southern Illinois University Carbondale standout is returning to Southern Illinois to take over the John A. Logan College softball team after...

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