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After sustaining a tough conference loss against Nashville last Friday, the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team bounced back for a 61-46 win over visiting Cobden Saturday, Dec. 10. “We played as badly as we possibly could have Friday,” A-J coach Mike Chamness said. “I wasn’t...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team finished in second place at the Lawrenceville Invitational Saturday, Dec. 3. Olney East Richland won the invitational and Harrisburg finished in third place. The Wildcats entered 13 wrestlers and 12 earned medals. Arieh Hart led the way for A-...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, reports that hunters harvested a preliminary total of 79,429 deer during the seven-day state firearm deer season that closed on Sunday, Dec. 4.  That figure compares to the final total of 86,847 deer harvested during the seven days of the firearm...
The Shawnee High School boys basketball team lost four games at the Trico Invitational last week. Sparta 68, Shawnee 43: Austin Warren had 12 points to lead Shawnee in the loss in the invitational Saturday, Dec. 3. Nicholas Rose had 10 points. Dawson Johnson added 9 points, Wyatt Harris and Tre...
The Cobden High School boys basketball team went 1-4 at the Vienna Tournament, which was played Nov. 21-26. Cobden 78, Galatia 73: The Appleknockers built an early lead in the final game win in the tourney Saturday, Nov. 26. John Russell had 20 points and 6 rebounds to lead Cobden. Clayton Eck...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team won a pair of games in action last week. A-J 48, Marion 46: Trailing after three quarters, the Lady Wildcats came back in the final quarter to post a win over host Marion Thursday, Dec. 1. “Marion is very good,” A-J coach Matt Denny...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Elle Basler has been honored as The Southern newspaper’s volleyball player of the year. Basler’s recognition for the honor was featured in a Carbondale newspaper’s issue on Friday, Nov. 25. The Southern sportswriter Scott Mees wrote that “Elle Basler has been...
The Dongola High School boys’ basketball team lost five times at the Crab Orchard Tournament last week. Crab Orchard 69, Dongola 35: The Trojans led 30-4 after one quarter and 49-8 at the half in the loss Saturday, Nov. 24. Joey Thomas had 8 points to lead Dongola. Evan Treat added 7 points, Andrew...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team trailed at every break before bouncing back in the final quarter for a 52-50 win over Carmi to take second place in the Harrisburg Tournament Saturday, Nov. 26. “Our kids showed resilence and were down by 14 in the third quarter and...
Student athletes from two Union County high schools have earned 2016 South Egyptian Conference postseason honors.  The Cobden High School girls’ volleyball team had three players selected to the first team on the SEC all-conference team. The three Appleknockers selected for recognition were...

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