Sunday, December 17, 2017

Sports

Vienna Rams Basketball Shootout set

The Vienna Rams’ Basketball 2017 Shootout is scheduled on Saturday, Dec. 16. Below is the schedule. Game 1: Goreville Lady Black Cats vs. VGS Lady Rams at 10 a.m. Game 2: Cobden (boys) vs. Goreville (boys) at 11:30 a.m. Game 3: Egyptian (boys) vs. New Simpson Hill (boys) at 1 …

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VGS cheerleaders state bound

The Vienna Grade School cheerleaders are headed for state competition for the second year in a row.  The 18 member team competed at the Benton, Illinois ICCA Invitational Cheerleading Competition on Saturday, Dec. 2. The team received a score high enough to qualify to compete at state competition. The cheerleaders …

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Lady Eagles win big over the Goreville Blackcats

By Ryan Wright The Vienna Lady Eagles went head to head against rival team the Goreville Blackcats Monday, Dec. 4. With lots of fans in attendance for this highly anticipated matchup, tipoff started and things got going quick. Vienna junior Haleigh Keeling hit a three-pointer to start things off for …

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Eagles host annual Vienna Classic

By Ryan Wright The Eagles hosted their annual Vienna Classic Tournament Nov. 20-25 at home, showcasing what the season will look like leading forward. Along with Vienna, the round robin consisted of five other teams; Carrier Mills, Century, Galatia, Cobden and Eldorado, with the best record taking home hardware. The …

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Lady Eagles place first in Marion tournament

By Ryan Wright The Lady Eagles were able to start off their season, taking hardware home; winning first place at the Marion Tournament in a 53-34 win over Marion on Friday, Nov. 17. The Lady Eagles had a spectacular week of basketball, playing four games in the round robin tournament …

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High school basketball season gets underway with ‘Meet The Eagles’

By Ryan Wright On Nov. 11, Vienna High School hosted their annual “Meet The Eagles.” This event showcased what’s in store for the winter sports, including the boys and girls basketball team, as well as the cheerleading and dance team. With many fans and students in attendance, everyone was announced …

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V-G football season comes to an end

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team took on Carmi White County Saturday, Oct. 21, in their final game of the season at home in a conference matchup. The Eagles’ record being 4-4 before this game, they needed the win to clinch a berth for the playoffs. However, Carmi White …

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Vienna-Goreville football team playoff potential

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team went on the road Friday, Oct. 13, to take on the tough Sesser-Valier Devils. With the Devils already having a 7-0 undefeated season, they looked to continue their superb year. The Eagles tried to ruin the perfect season the Devils were having, however …

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New Simpson Hill Lady Mustangs claim tournament championship

The 17th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held Oct. 11-14. Six schools participated in the tournament that included Cypress/Buncombe, Galatia, Meridian, New Simpson Hill, Pope County and Vienna. The New Simpson Hill Lady Mustangs led by coaches Aerial Ford and Sara Goddard finished the tournament with …

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Eagles Surpass Hamilton County With Authority

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team took on Hamilton County Foxes on Saturday, October 1st, in a must win game for the Eagles. With the Eagles potentially eyeing a playoff spot this year, they needed this win greatly. The Eagles jumped out early on the Foxes leading 7-0 at …

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