Appleknockers

Austin Lewey, in the white uniform, slid into second base during a high school baseball game at Cobden High School on Monday, April 10. The host Cobden Appleknockers defeated Meridian High School 17-7. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The Cobden High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. Cobden 8, Eldorado 1: John Russell fired a three-hitter to lead host Cobden to a doubleheader sweep in the non-conference win Saturday, April 8. Russell gave up a walk and had 9 strikeouts in the win. Cody Weiseman was 2-for...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. A-J 12, Cobden 4: Hunter Ralls was 3-for-3 with 3 RBIs to lead the host Wildcats to the win April 1. Ross Pinnon was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs and a stolen base. Bryce Osman was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI....
Dylan Duty was 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs to lead the visiting Cobden High School baseball team to an 8-5 win over Carrier Mills in a non-conference game Friday, March 24. Cody Wieseman was 2-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base for the Appleknockers.  John Russell was 1-for-2 with a double, 3 RBIs and a...
Meridian pulled ahead early and held on for a 73-64 win over Cobden in the Class 1A high school boys’ basketball regional tournament hosted by the Appleknockers Thursday, Feb. 23. John Russell led the Cobden team with 17 points and 6 rebounds. Clayton Eck added 14 points and 4 rebounds. Karl Evans...
The cupboard is not going to be bare for the Anna-Jonesboro and Cobden high school boys’ basketball teams next year. A-J and Cobden each return the nucleus of their teams next season.  The Wildcats finished the season with an 11-19 record after a loss in the Class 2A regional tournament at Trico. ...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team closed out regular season play with a pair of wins to earn a three-way tie for the South Egyptian Conference title.  Cobden 74, Egyptian 47: The visiting Appleknockers pulled ahead early in the win Friday, Feb. 17. Joe Brumleve led the way with a double...
John Russell scored 15 points and had 2 rebounds to lead Cobden to a 67-53 win over Egyptian in first-round action at the Class 1A high school boys’ basketball regional tournament hosted by the Appleknockers Monday, Feb. 20. Clayton Eck added 14 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Austin Lewey...
Cobden, in white uniforms, and Egyptian anticipate a rebound after a shot during Monday night’s game.
Cobden hosted an Illinois High School Association Class 1A boys’ regional basketball tournament this week. The host Appleknockers faced Egyptian High School from Tamms Monday night in tournament play. Cobden won the game. The regional tournament championship game was set for 7 p.m. this Friday.
Taylor Orsburn is headed to her high school’s hall of fame. Photo provided.
CARTERVILLE – Fortunately, for John A. Logan College, the apple (knocker) doesn’t fall far from the tree. On Feb. 10, Taylor Orsburn, who recently joined John A. Logan College as its head softball coach, will be inducted into the Cobden High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Orsburn, a 2010 graduate of...
A Union County high school marching band has received the opportunity of a lifetime with an invitation to perform in the National Memorial Day parade in Washington, D.C., on May 27. Cobden High School has been working towards this parade for many months.  The process began when superintendent Edwin...

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