A new youth soccer program in Union County has been created to accommodate children with physical and developmental abilities, as well as players who are more comfortable participating on a less competitive team.
“The purpose of this team is to celebrate players of all abilities,” said organizer...
Boys’ high school regional basketball play is scheduled in the region.
Schedules were posted on the Illinois High School Association website and include:
Saturday, Feb. 18
Game 1: 1 p.m., Dongola at Mounds Meridian.
Game 2: 5 p.m., Cairo at Ullin (Century).
Game 3: 2 p.m...
After trailing early, the host Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team rallied for a 47-43 win over Du Quoin Monday, Feb. 6.
Du Quoin was ahead 7-6 after one quarter and 19-18 at the half. The Lady Wildcats came back to lead 31-30 going into the final quarter, when they...
Girls’ high school basketball regional play is right around the corner.
The Illinois High School Association posted the following schedules on its website:
Metropolis (Massac County) Regional
Saturday, Feb. 11
Game 1, 1 p.m., Anna-Jonesboro at Vienna.
Game 2, 7 p.m., Murphysboro at...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team is closing in on 20 wins for the 2022-2023 season.
A-J is 19-8 overall in team competition. The Wildcats are scheduled to wrestle in the Paducah Tournament Saturday, Jan. 14.
Chase Hargrave, the head coach of the squad, is looking for the team...
Cobden High School’s homecoming celebration is underway this week.
Theme days are part of the celebration. Themes for the week include:
PJ Day on Tuesday. Anything But a Backpack Day on Wednesday. Appleknocker Spirit Day on Thursday, today. Theme Day on Friday.
Homecoming basketball action is set...
The Cobden and Meridian high school boys’ and girls’ basketball teams are scheduled to play Friday, Dec.2, at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn.
FedExForum is the home of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies.
“I’m looking forward to it,” Cobden boys’ head basketball coach Karl Sweitzer said. “It will be a new...
The girls’ basketball team at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake will be short on numbers this season.
“We will be an inexperienced team this year,” Shawnee head coach T.C. Schaefer said. “We only have six girls.”
Shawnee did not have a team last season because not enough players came out.
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team returns one starter from last year’s 22-9 squad.
“We will be inexperienced, but we’ve got good numbers,” first-year head coach Karl Sweitzer said. “It’s hard to tell a lot now, but our practices have been competitive.”
The lone returning starter is 6-6...
First-year Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball head coach Rob Shepard likes the work ethic his team has shown as it prepares for the upcoming season.
“We’re going to be a young team, but this is the hardest working group I’ve ever coached,” Shepard said. “They’re working hard and...