Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sports

Eagles football to kick off Saturday in Vienna

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville High School football team will open its season this Saturday against Johnston City.  Kick-off is set for 1:00 p.m. at Vienna.  Last year, V-G lost to Johnston City in their final regular season game when the Indians kicked a field goal with three seconds to …

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Baseball camp successful, attracts young players

Those participating in the Vienna High School baseball camp include, from left, front row, Tommy Holhubner, Matt O’Neal, Ayden Rademaker, Jacob Waters, Isaac Smith, Ethan Artis, Dawson Hill, Landon Cain and Jackson Ethridge. Second row, Brayden Davis, Zac Faulkner, Ethan Monroe, Adrian Stout, Jackson Cochran, Bryce Davis and Nate Kerley. …

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McKibben signs with Shawnee

Vienna High School senior softball player Sami McKibben signed Monday a letter of intent to play softball at Shawnee Community College under head coach Mike Fitzgerald. Pictured, front row from left, during the signing ceremony at VHS is VHS assistant coach Jamie Kerley, her father Pat McKibben, Sami, her mother …

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Eagles Football players attend all-star game

Below, Vienna/Goreville footballer Caleb Belcher receives instructions from Marion head coach Kerry Martin during the Southern Illinois Coaches Association’s all-star game Friday at SIU in Carbondale. Four other Vienna/Goreville players also participated in the game, Colton Brown, Wyatt Miles, above, Andrew Trambley, left, and Alex Lloyd.

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By Mike McGinnis The Goreville High School softball team came up short in its bid to repeat as Class 1A state champions by losing to Toledo Cumberland, 8-4, in the semi-finals on Friday.  However, the Lady Blackcats defeated Glasford-Illini Bluffs 13-6 on Saturday to claim the third place trophy. Against …

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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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Century baseball players receive honors

  Five Century High School baseball players received honors in the South Egyptian Conference All Tournament Baseball Team selection. Pictured, from left, is second team honors, Adam Jones, first team honors, Brad Wilson, Aaron Jones, Cordon Hight and Brandon Jackson.

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Chamber Golf Scramble slated for May 31

The 15th annual Johnson County Chamber of Commerce four person golf scramble that was rained out April 19th, has been rescheduled for Friday, May 31st, at the Gambit Golf Club in Vienna. Tee off is at 1:00 p.m. It’s not to late to enter. Use this entry form to pre-register, …

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Vienna High School Softball

April 29 vs. Elverado The Vienna High School softball team picked up its fourth straight win last Monday with a 3-2 victory over Elverado, in a BDC contest at Vienna.  The Eagles’ season record now stands at 16-8. Against the Falcons, Vienna broke a scoreless tie with three runs in …

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