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The Cobden American Legion junior baseball team posted a 2-1 record in summer season opening action. Cobden 3, Carbondale 1: Austin Lewey and Dylan Duty were each 2-for-3 at the plate to lead visiting Cobden to the win Friday, June 10. Zane Nance was 2-for-4. Bryce Reynolds, Trevor Middleton and...
Isaac Pender was 5-for-5 with a double, 2 stolen bases and an RBI to lead visiting Anna-Jonesboro to a 14-7 non-conference win over Century to close out regular season play Monday, May 16. Jake Wright was 2-for-3 with 2 stolen bases and 2 RBIs. Brayden Benefield was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Collin...
Addy Aspen was 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBIs to lead Cobden to an 11-1 win over Century for the Class 1A regional championship at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake Saturday, May 21. Keileigh Britt was 1-for-2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Josi Braden was 1-for-2 with a stolen base and an RBI. Carley...
The Cobden High School baseball team scored wins over Egyptian and host Century on its way to a Class 1A regional championship. With the regional title in hand, Cobden advanced to sectional play. The Appleknockers are the defending state Class 1A champions. In first-round action, Cobden had no...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team lost three games in recent action. Massac County 6, A-J 1: Katie Williams, Hailley Abernathy, Madi Bigler, Casey Akers and Reagan Morrison were each 1-for-3 to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats in the loss  Friday, May 5. Mackenzie Carter was the...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team was 1-2 in recent action. Massac County 7, A-J 2: Blake Klett was 3-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs to lead the visiting Wildcats in the loss Thursday, May 5. Isaac Pender and Jake Wright were each 1-for-2. Sean Plott and Brayden Benefield were...
The Cobden High School softball team went 1-2 at the Benton Tournament Saturday, May 7. Goreville 19, Cobden 6: Brooke Bailey was 2-for-4 with a stolen base and 3 RBIs to lead the Appleknockers in the final game loss. Meredith Flamm and Makynzie Peterman were each 1-for-2. Addy Aspen was 1-for-3....
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team split in recent action. A-J 49, Fairfield 44: The Wildcats held on for the win over Fairfield at the Benton Shootout Saturday, Feb. 6.   Ryan Stark, who led the way for the Wildcats with 17 points and a rebound, made 9 of 10...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Dylan Fox decisioned  Pinckneyville’s Jordan Koester 8-7 in the 3rd place match at the Harrisburg Class 1A regional Saturday, Feb. 6. Fox, 15-11, who wrestled in the 138-pound class, is the lone Wildcat wrestler to advance to the Class 1A sectional at...
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Kyle Cox of Dongola High School scored his 2,000th career point during an away game against Egyptian in Tamms on Friday, Jan. 29. Dongola honored him for his achievement during a home game on Friday, Feb. 5. From left are Kyle Cox and Dongola basketball coach Kevin Cox.

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