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The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team has been seeded No. 1 in the  Illinois High School Association Hardin County and Goreville Class 1A sub-regionals, which are scheduled Feb. 18-22. The second seed is Goreville, followed by Cairo, Meridian, Gallatin County, Egyptian, Pope County, Hardin...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team went 2-1 in recent action. With the wins, Cobden’s record improved to 20-9. The last Cobden squad to reach the 20-win mark was in 1976, when the Appleknockers posted 22 victories. Thompsonville 45, Cobden 41: The visiting Appleknockers let a first half...
The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Cinema and Photography is planning to present a Film Friday series starting Feb. 8. The series is scheduled to feature seven free international films. The film screenings all are scheduled to start at 4 p.m.  The films will be shown in the...
The Shawnee High School girls’ basketball team closed out regular season by posting four wins in six games. Shawnee 43, Elverado 41: Autumn McMahan led the way for the host Lady Reds with 18 points, including five 3-pointers in the win Saturday, Feb. 2. Laycee Presutti had 13 points, Katie Charles...
The Cobden High School girls’ basketball team closed out its regular season with a 53-23 win over visiting Dongola Thursday, Jan. 31. Jenna Hartline had 20 points to lead the Appleknockers. Abby Remsey had 9 points, Aubrey Fisher  and Katelyn Shadowens 7 apiece, Olivia Brumleve 4 and Abby Clover,...
With two recent victories, the Cobden High School boys’ basketball team had won 13 of its last 15 games. Cobden 67, Century 37: The host Appleknockers came on in the second half in the South Egyptian Conference homecoming game win over Century Friday, Feb. 1. Noah Franklin scored 24 points to lead...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team closed out its regular season with a 51-17 win over host Sparta in Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division action Thursday, Jan. 31. Kristin Edmonds led the way for the Lady Wildcats with 11 points, 5 rebounds...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team continued its successful season with a runaway victory at the Illinois High School Association Class 1A regional championship tournament. A-J hosted the event, which was Saturday, Feb. 2. The Wildcats took first place in the tournament with 236 points, outscoring the next closest team by over 100 points. A-J had 11 medal winners, including eight wrestlers who finished first at the regional. All medal winners will be advancing to sectional competition,
For only the second time in the school’s history, the host Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team captured an Illinois High School Class 1A regional wrestling title Saturday, Feb. 2. With the regional title in hand, the A-J squad will advance the most wrestlers in history to sectional...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team was 1-2 in recent action. A-J 42, Sesser-Valier 37: The host Lady Wildcats pulled ahead early on their way to the win Saturday, Jan. 26. Mikayla Bundren had 11 points and a rebound to lead A-J. Angel Helm had 10 points and 4 rebounds...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team fell behind early but rallied to score a 38-25 win over Vienna in the final game at the Lady Eagle Winter Classic at Eldorado Saturday, Jan. 19. Vienna went ahead 6-1 in the first quarter before the Lady Wildcats came on to pull to 15-...

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