Friday, September 22, 2017

Basketball

Childress signs with Wabash Valley College

Carley Childress, of Vienna, Illinois, seated center, has signed a letter of intent to play both basketball and softball at Wabash Valley College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. Pictured during the Thursday, May 23, signing are, front row, from left, Vienna High School girls’ basketball coach Brannon Waters, Gena Childress, Carley …

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NSH youth basketball program continues

  The New Simpson Hill Grade School has had a long standing tradition for quality 2nd and 3rd grade basketball. All 2nd and 3rd grade students are eligible to participate. They practice for several weeks, learning basic fundamentals of shooting, dribbling and basic basketball rules. But most importantly, they learn sportsmanship. On March 25 and 26 …

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Saluki Sports

By Fred Huff   It was a weekend to remember and for several different reasons if you are any kind of a Saluki sports fan. Obviously the most noteworthy event, at least the best known, was SIU’s win over Missouri State.  Just like the Salukis’ earlier-in-the-week win over Evansville, it …

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VHS Eagles triumph over Cobden

The Vienna High School boy’s basketball team picked up a 62-60 win over Cobden on Tuesday of last week at Vienna. Quinnton Bent scored on a drive with three seconds left for the victory.  Vienna’s record now stands at 2-4 for the season. The Eagles started the game with a …

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Lady Eagles take second at Marion

By Mike McGinnis After losing their first two games of the Marion Invitational Tournament, the Vienna High School girl’s basketball team won their next two contests to finish in second place with a 2-2 record. Senior Carley Childress and junior Maranda Chance were named to the all-tournament team.  Vienna plays …

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Cypress/Buncombe girls win NSH Round Robin

The 12th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held October 10th through the 13th. Five schools participated in the tournament that included, Cypress/Buncombe, Jefferson, New Simpson Hill, Pope County, and Vienna. The Cypress/Buncombe Lady Cats finished the tournament with a 4-0 record and won first place honors. …

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Two Vienna Eagles named All-South

By Mike McGinnis Two members of the Vienna High School girl’s basketball squad have received post-season recognition by being named to the 2011-2012 SICA Class 2A All-South team. Junior Carley Childress led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 469 points and surpassed the 1,000 point mark for her career. She …

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