Dongola High School

Shawnee Community College near Ullin hosted the annual Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, WYSE, Academic Challenge on Feb. 9. Eleven of the 12 high schools in the college’s district competed at the event. Participating high schools were separated into two divisions based on their...
Meridian rolled to a 52-26 win over Dongola in an elimination game at the Lady Bobcats regional tournament in girls’ high school basketball Tuesday, Feb. 7. Makenzie Prout had 17 points to lead the Lady Demons. Tiffany Shirkey added 14 points, Barb Gorst and Kylie Flores 3 apiece and Delaney...
Members of the Dongola School band performed recently for Corinne Brown, a former band teacher. Sitting, from left, are Corinne Brown and Rebecca Gray. Standing are students Charles Duty, Evan Treat, Ashley Sullens and Mackenzie Kelley. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Corinne Brown, a former band teacher at Dongola High School, was surprised to see several Dongola band students and their teacher in the lobby at Union County Hospital in Anna on Thursday, Dec. 1. The students and their teacher were at the Anna hospital to perform a few Christmas songs for her. Jim...
The Dongola High School boys’ basketball team lost five times at the Crab Orchard Tournament last week. Crab Orchard 69, Dongola 35: The Trojans led 30-4 after one quarter and 49-8 at the half in the loss Saturday, Nov. 24. Joey Thomas had 8 points to lead Dongola. Evan Treat added 7 points, Andrew...
The Dongola High School boys’ baskeball team will start fresh this season. The Demons don’t return one starter from last year’s squad. “They had eight seniors and they all graduated,” Dongola coach Duffy Sanders said. “We’re not going to have any depth.” Sanders is in his first season at Dongola...


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