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Dongola fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in a 75-33 loss to Elverado in the Dongola Holiday high school boys’ basketball tournament Thursday, Dec. 29. The Falcons were ahead 20-6 at the end of one quarter and 37-10 at the half. Daylon Treat scored 7 points to lead the Demons in the loss. ...
With a 62-60 overtime loss to Harrisburg, the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team was eliminated from the Eldorado Holiday Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 28. The Wildcats, who finished the tourney with a 1-2 record, trailed 14-6 after one quarter and closed to 28-25 at the half....
Whitetails Unlimited, WTU, plans to sponsor a Union County chapter banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Great Boars of Fire Lodge, which is located at 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd. between Anna and Cobden. The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. and will feature a barbecue and catfish dinner, an auction and...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team led early and held on for a 56-41 win over Union County, Ky., in first-round action at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament Monday, Dec. 26 . Jake Parr led the way with 21 points and 4 rebounds for A-J. Logan Sawyer had 10 points and 7...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team ranked 10th place at the Mascoutah Invitational Tournament Dec. 16. A-J finished 10th out of 27 teams and had six medalists. Leading the way for A-J was Arieh Hart in the 152-pound bracket with a second place finish. Sixth place finishers for...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team split in recent action. Carterville 45, A-J 37: The host Lady Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the loss Thursday, Dec. 22. “We played well,” A-J coach Matt Denny said. “We just couldn’t get over the hump.” Elle...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team lost a pair of games in recent action. Pinckneyville 71, A-J 37: The host Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the loss Friday, Dec. 23. Sheldon McGrath had 8 points and 3 rebounds to lead A-J. Izzy Markovic had 6 points...
Visiting Meridian pulled ahead in the first quarter on its way to a 49-34 win over host Cobden in South Egyptian Conference high school boys’ basketball Tuesday, Dec. 13. John Russell had 11 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Appleknockers.  Clayton Eck had 7 points and 7 rebounds. Austin Lewey had...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team is scheduled to compete in the Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-29. Woodlawn is the tournament’s top-seeded team. Other teams competing are Waltonville, Goreville, Odin, Marissa-Coulterville, Zeigler-Royalton, Chester, Century, Christopher, New...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team lost twice in recent action. Massac County 51, A-J 41: The visiting Wildcats fell behind early in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division loss Saturday,  Dec. 17. A-J trailed 10-9 after one quarter and 20-15...

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