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Pitchers Alex Remsey and Landon Britt combined on a four-hitter to lead host Cobden to a 14-4 win over Shawnee in high school baseball action Thursday, Sept. 26. Remsey pitched 3 innings and allowed 3 hits to go with 4 walks and 6 strikeouts. Britt pitched 2 innings and allowed a hit to go with a...
The Pinckneyville High School football team hosts Anna-Jonesboro for homecoming Friday, Oct. 4. “It makes it tough playing on homecoming,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “But it doesn’t matter, we still have to play.” Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. The...
Andrew “Thor” Herbert gave a demonstration of his driving ability on the 18th hole of the course. As part of the day’s events, Herbert would hit a 400-yard drive for each player to start the hole.
The ninth annual Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble was played Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Union County Country Club course in Anna.  It was a sunny, 85-degree day for the charity event, which raised funds for the Lick Creek School Educational Foundation.  On hand for the scramble was long drive...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team is scheduled to host Carterville Friday night, Sept. 27, in the Wildcats’ 2019 homecoming game. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio  in Anna. Carterville enters the game with an 0-4 record after a 49-19 loss to Du...
Ryan Schaefer tossed a one-hitter to lead host Shawnee to a 7-2 win over Agape of Herrin in high school baseball Tuesday, Sept. 10. Schaefer recorded 16 strikeouts and didn’t allow a walk. Caleb Nicholson was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead Shawnee in hitting.  Schaefer was 1-for-3 with 2 RBIs. Kaden...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School volleyball team posted a 1-5 record to open the season. Marion 19-25-25; A-J 25-13-23: Hannah DeWitt led the way in the loss with 10 digs for visiting A-J in regular season play Thursday, Sept. 3. Julia Lasley had 8 digs and assists and 6 kills. Mikayla...
Jonesboro cross country team members are, from left, Reagan Jones, Briana Hileman, Kinley Leek, Zoe Jones, Kenzie Miller and Reese Jones. Photo provided.
Anna, Jonesboro and Lick Creek cross country teams made the two hour bus ride to Smithton to compete at the Smithton Invitational on Saturday. The local teams competed against some very talented Metro East schools. The Jonesboro Lady Bulldogs were able to outpace the entire field with a score of 56...
Long drive professional Andrew Herbert is coming to the Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Classic. Photo provided.
The Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble is planned Sept. 21 at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. This year’s scramble will feature long drive entertainment. The entertainment will be in conjunction with the Lick Creek School Educational Foundation fund raiser held annually. This will be...
Noah Hobson, number 15 in white uniform, tackled a Massac County ball carrier. Also in on the play were A-J’s Brandon Wright, number 22; Nate Baggott, number 5; and Drake Roach, number 24.
After scoring only two touchdowns in its first two games of the season the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team reached the endzone five times on the way to a 34-29 win over visiting Massac County at The Pit Friday night, Sept. 13. “Overall, it was a win that we needed,” A-J coach...
The Nashville High School football team has built a 3-0 record after a 47-6 win over Wesclin last weekend and is scheduled to host Anna-Jonesboro Friday night, Sept. 20. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. After three non-conference games to open the season,...

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