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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team keeps on winning. A-J won three more games in recent action. With the victories, A-J improved to 20-4 this spring. The Lady Wildcats had an 8-1 record in conference play. A-J 17, West Frankfort 2 Four players hit home runs as A-J defeated the...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team was 6-3 in meet action last week. The visiting Wildcats competed in Clarksville, Tenn., Saturday, Dec. 9. A-J fell to Brentwood Academy 48-37 and Wilson Central 52-30, but posted wins over Centennial 66-15, Kirkwood 51-27 and Hendersonville 60...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team lost to Century in the championship game of the inaugural Gene Dammerman Classic Tournament hosted by Cobden at Shawnee Community College Saturday, Nov. 26. Cobden’s Mitchell Howell was named to the all-tournament team. Century 56, Cobden 43: Matthew...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team finished in third place at the Harrisburg Preview Invitation Tournament Saturday, Nov. 25. The Lady Wildcats lost twice on Saturday to host Harrisburg and Carmi-White County to finish 2-2 in the tourney.  A-J’s Savannah Smith and Meme...
The Anna-Jonesboro/Dongola co-op high school football team is scheduled to play at home at The Pit against Du Quoin on Friday,  Oct. 6. The game is set to begin at 7 p.m. Du Quoin is 6-0 after a 48-6 win over West Frankfort last Friday. “They have a lot of speed and they have a lot of size up front...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ and boys’ cross country team competed in two recent events. Murphysboro Invitational A-J freshman Jadyn Gerardi won the Murphysboro Cross Country Invitational hosted by the Red Devils Wednesday, Aug. 30. A-J cross country head coach Matt Denny said...
Heather Coffman of Anna earned a bronze medal in competition at the U.S. Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships (International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association) in Orlando, Fla. Photo provided.
Master Heather Coffman, owner and senior instructor of Coffman’s Martial Arts located in Anna, recently competed at the U.S. Open ISKA World Martial Arts Championships (International Sport Karate and Kickboxing Association), which are hosted annually at the Coronado Resort Disneyland in Orlando,...
A Little Wildcat Cheerleading Clinic with a Barbie theme is planned at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The camp is for those ages pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.  The cost will be $40 per participant, which includes a t-shirt, bow and a picture in a Barbie photo booth. Registration is...
The Jonesboro School junior high softball team defeated Hardin County 18-0 to win the Jonesboro Triangular Tournament Saturday, Aug. 12. Jonesboro pitcher Macayla Nance had a one-hitter with no walks and 7 strikeouts in the win. Nance led the hitting by going 3-for-4. Addison Pinnon was 1-for-1. ...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Athletic Department has announced that it will once again be offering reserved parking/tailgating spaces for all home varsity games.   The procedure will be similar to last year; each individual will only be able to purchase two parking spots.  Individuals...

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