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Shanna Pender will take over coaching the softball team at Shawnee Junior High School in Wolf Lake this fall. Pender, who is also the junior high school girls’ track coach, succeeds Russ Marsh, who recently resigned from coaching junior high school softball at the school. Pender, who is a teacher...
Matt Denny is interested in bringing cross country back to the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Denny attended the June 19 A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education meeting.  Denny said he told board members that he wants to be a volunteer coach for the cross country team and that he has...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Trenton Turner has been selected to the Southern Illinois Coaches Association All-South boys’ track team. Turner, a senior who competed in the shot put and discus events, finished his high school career with a 7th place finish at state in the discus with a...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Trenton Turner finished in 7th place in the discus throw at the recent Class 2A state track meet at Charleston. Photo provided.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Trenton Turner finished in 7th place in the discus throw at the recent Class 2A state track meet at Charleston. Turner, a senior, who qualified for the finals with an eighth place toss of 151-3, finished in 7th place in the finals with a 153-10 effort.
Noah Franklin, an 8th grader at Cobden Junior High School, recently won the SIJHSAA Class S state high jump championship. Photo provided.
Noah Franklin, an 8th grader at Cobden Junior High School, recently won the SIJHSAA Class S state high jump championship.  Noah jumped 5’8” to win the title. He narrowly missed on his three attempts at 6’ to break the state record.  Noah becomes the first individual state champion at Cobden.
The Shawnee School District No. 84 Board of Education has hired coaches for the 2017-2018 academic year. The coaches were hired at a regular meeting of the board which was held May 16 at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School at Wolf Lake. The coaching list for 2017-2018 follows, as provided by the...
The Lick Creek School Lady Eagles finished third at the state track meet. Photo provided.
On Saturday, May 18, over 60 schools were represented in the SIJHSAA state track meet at Herrin Sports Complex.  It was a beautiful day for a track meet, maybe the best all year to this point.  The Lick Creek Lady Eagles battled all day long and ended up with a third place team trophy, in a day...
The Lick Creek School Lady Eagles girls’ track team captured a regional championship. Photo provided.
Thirteen teams gathered at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on a recent cold and damp day for the Region 1 junior high track and field championship.  The Lick Creek Lady Eagles outdistanced second place Jonesboro 116-89 to win the title.  “I am very very proud of our kids. We moved some people...
The Lick Creek School girls’ track team won the Egyptian Junior High Conference meet. The Lick Creek boys took second. Girls Results High jump: Kaylee Stover, 3rd place, 4’4”; Hannah Miller, 4th place, 4’2”. Long jump: Hannah Miller, 2nd place, 14’9.2”; Shea Thorn, 3rd place, 12’9.5”. Shot put:...
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...

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