Basketball

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....
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 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...
Upward Basketball at Mighty Rivers in Cairo is gearing up for its 18th season.   Four registrations were held during the last month. Organizers reported that 125 basketball players and 39 cheerleaders have been sized for uniforms and completed their skill drill sets.   The kids are excited to start...
After sustaining a tough conference loss against Nashville last Friday, the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team bounced back for a 61-46 win over visiting Cobden Saturday, Dec. 10. “We played as badly as we possibly could have Friday,” A-J coach Mike Chamness said. “I wasn’t...
The Shawnee High School boys basketball team lost four games at the Trico Invitational last week. Sparta 68, Shawnee 43: Austin Warren had 12 points to lead Shawnee in the loss in the invitational Saturday, Dec. 3. Nicholas Rose had 10 points. Dawson Johnson added 9 points, Wyatt Harris and Tre...

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