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Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Luke Lasley scored a 75 to win the Class 1A regional in high school boys’ golf at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Monday, Oct. 7. Lasley finished in a  three-way tie for first place and won medalist honors in a playoff on the first hole. Others...
Jonesboro School girls’ cross country team members are, from left, Kenzie Miller, Mackenzie Barnhart, Reese Jones, Mackenzie Pearson, Zoe Jones, Brianna Hileman, Kinley Leek and Reagan Jones. Photo provided.
The Jonesboro School girls’ cross country team won the Class S pre-state meet at Centralia. Local cross country teams competed in their pre-state meets on Saturday Oct. 5. Lick Creek School also competed at the event. The Jonesboro School girls outpaced the field at Centralia’s Foundation Park to...
Blake Pena, number 2, and Kaden Lincoln, number 27
The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden high school boys’ soccer team posted a 2-2 record in recent action. A-J/Cobden 7, Harrisburg 0: Blake Pena scored 3 goals to lead host A-J/Cobden to the win Thursday, Oct. 3. Carlos Valencia, Angel Olvera, Ethan Carver and Nick McGrath scored a goal apiece. Valencia had 2...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team hosts 6-0 Du Quoin this Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. The youthful Wildcats, 2-4, will play against a lot of upperclassmen in the game. “We’ve got a lot of seniors,” Du Quoin coach Derek Beard...
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...

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