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Lick Creek School eased past rival Goreville to win the 65th Lick Creek Invitational Track Meet April 28. It was a soggy day due to wet weather but the track was solid, but slick with some falls during the relays.  The meet started with the running events. The running events attracted 168 runners...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track team competed in two recent invitational meets. Nashville Invitational: 1st: Nashville 87.25; 10th: A-J 22. The Lady Wildcats’ Julia Lasley won the pole vault with an A-J school record vault of 10-9 at the invitational on Thursday, April 27. She...
The Cobden High School baseball team won two games in recent action. Cobden 6, Vienna 1: Trevor Middleton was 2-for-3 with  an RBI to lead host Cobden to the South Egyptian Conference win Wednesday, April 19. Dylan Duty was 1-for-2 with a double and 2 RBIs. Bayden Ditterline was 1-for-2 with a...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ soccer team went 3-1 in recent action. A-J 4, Massac County 0: Elle Basler scored two goals to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats to the win Monday, April 17. MiKayla Bundren and Jaycee Pender each had a goal apiece for A-J. Raegan Cruse, Pender and Emma...
Cold rain, chilly temperatures and blustery winds were the backdrop for last Saturday’s 2017 River to River Relay. The event began in Union County and ended in Golconda. The relay was coordinated by the River to River Runners Club and featured 250 teams of eight runners each. The accompanying...
The Lick Creek Lady Eagles won their season opener April 18 at the annual Jonesboro-Goreville Track Invitational. The meet was run at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School track. With 12 teams on hand Lick Creek met the challenge with a convincing win. There were some very fine athletes on hand...
From left are Dongola athletic’s director and volleyball coach Preston Hall, Kaysee and her mother, Mary Bridges. Photo by Mike Estel.
Dongola High School student athlete Kaysee Johnston signed a national letter of intent last Friday to play volleyball for Southeastern Community College in West Burlington, Iowa. From left are Dongola athletic’s director and volleyball coach Preston Hall, Kaysee and her mother, Mary Bridges. Kaysee...
Coach Ron Fulenwider’s second book signing fundraiser is planned at Lick Creek School April 29 at 2 p.m. Coach Ron Fulenwider has been inspired by the recent success of the Lick Creek Lady Eagles Southern Illinois State Champion Cross Country team.  The decision was made to do a second book...
The Cobden High School softball team posted a 2-3 record in recent action. Hardin County 10, Cobden 5: Meredith Flamm was 3-for-4 with a double to lead visiting Cobden in the first game of a doubleheader loss at Goreville Saturday, April 15. Megan Rhodes was 2-for-3 for the Appleknockers. Lauren...
The Cobden High School baseball team went 3-2 in recent action. Goreville 12, Cobden 2: Josh Burgess and Zane Nance were each 2-for-3 to lead the visiting Appleknockers in the first game of a doubleheader loss at Goreville Saturday, April 15. Bayden Ditterline was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Cobden....

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