Thursday, April 26, 2018

Sports

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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Eagles baseball on a roll

April 23, 2013 vs. Hardin County A struggling Eagles baseball team hosted the Hardin County Cougars last Tuesday. The Eagles came into the game with an unimpressive 8-7 record. After allowing the Cougars to score a run in the top of the 1st inning, the Eagles came out swinging.  Tylour …

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Vienna High School Softball

April 1 vs. Century The softball Eagles improved their record to 7-3 with a 15-2 short game win over Century on Monday at Vienna.  Century scored a run in its first at-bat and another in the second inning, while the Eagles plated three runs in the bottom of the first …

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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 Raise your hand if you’ve had enough . . . basketball, that is.  We had our fill following a bad-weather weekend which only made watching tournament basketball more appealing.  However, by the time Sweet Sixteen games get underway Thursday night we’ll be ready to go again. It’s …

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