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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,...
The Cobden High School baseball team went 1-2 to open its fall season. Woodlawn 11, Cobden 1: The visiting Appleknockers were held to three hits in the loss Wednesday, Sept. 4. Josh Burgess was 2-for-2 to lead Cobden. Amon Ingold was 1-for-2 and Noah Franklin was 1-for-3. Alex Remsey, Franklin and...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team hosts Massac County this Friday, Sept. 13. Friday night’s match up will be A-J’s annual Whiteout Game in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Hadley’s Haven.  Game time is set to begin at 7 p.m. at The Pit. The game will be aired...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team opens its  2019 home season at The Pit against Murphysboro on Friday, Sept. 6. The game is scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. and will be aired on WIBH Radio in Anna. The Red Devils lost their season opener to Carbondale last week, 32-29, after...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team has finished its first week of practice and will have a completely different look this fall. “It’s a unique situation,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “We return zero starters from last year. We’ve never had that happen before. We’ve had teams...
Some of the swimmers made an honorary award for a parent they felt was most encouraging through the season. Ricky Borders was named the honorary cheer captain for the team. Photo provided
The Anna Blue Dolphins wrapped up their 35-year anniversary season in July.  The team competed in the SISL Championship Meet held at Carbondale on July 27.   The meet included swimmers from all seven SISL teams which qualified and were selected to attend the meet.   This year’s Blue Dolphins...

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