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Despite several games postponed because of rain, the Dongola High School softball team has been able to play. Century 5, Dongola 4: Annabelle Durham was 2-for-3 to lead host Dongola in the loss Thursday, April 11. Brooklyn Hogue was 2-for-4. Megan Theis was 1-for-2. Maddie Keller was the losing...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ track team claimed two fourth place finishes to lead its efforts at the Carterville Invitational Saturday, April 6. Fourth places were won by the 4x200-meter relay team of Reid Morrison, Nate Baggott, Zach Overstreet and Zach Stokes with a 1:52:29...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track team competed at several recent meets. Carterville Invitational The Lady Wildcats finished in 5th place in the Carterville Invitational held Saturday, April 6. Julia Lasley led A-J with a first place finish in the pole vault with a jump of 10-0...
Shawnee Community College is planning to provide another opportunity for local athletes in the college’s district. Union County is in the district.  The college’s board of trustees, upon a recommendation by college president Peggy Bradford, has approved the relaunch of the cheer program at Shawnee...
The Cobden High School softball team was 1-2 in action last week. Goreville 11, Cobden 1: Jenna Hartline was 1-for-2 to lead the visiting Appleknockers in the loss Thursday, April 11. Megan Rhodes was 1-for-3 with an RBI. Makenzie Howell and Lauren Sweitzer were each 1-for-3. Lexi Miller was the...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won two games and lost twice in action last week. A-J 7, Plano 5: Tobie Treece and Katie Shepard were each 2-for-3 at the plate to lead the host Lady Wildcats to the win Thursday, March 28. Morgan Wendling was 2-for-4. Payton Seip and Katie...
The Cobden High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in last week’s action. Cobden 4, Steeleville 2: Zane Nance was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the host Appleknockers to the win Wednesday, March 27. Alex Remsey was 1-for-1 with a double and an RBI. Noah Franklin was 1-for-2 with 2 RBIs. Bayden...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track team won the Massac County Meet with  a score of 81 on Saturday, March 30. Carterville was second at the 9-team meet with 76 points. First place efforts for the Lady Wildcats were recorded by:  Anna Hess in the shot put with a 33-2.5 effort;...
Southern Illinois University welcomed home one of its all-time greats on Wednesday, March 20, naming Bryan Mullins as the school’s 14th men’s basketball head coach.  Mullins, 32, is a member of the Saluki Hall of Fame, in recognition of a four-year career (2006-2009) in which he set the school...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team had 10 wrestlers selected to the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference All-Mississippi Division squad. Those named to the team from the Wildcats’ program were: Amiyah Hart (106 pounds), Arojae Hart (113 pounds), Clayton Ramage (132...

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