Friday, June 23, 2017

Sports

Two Johnson County boys basketball teams heading to state at Rend Lake

The Vienna Rams and the Goreville Jr. Blackcats will travel to Rend Lake College this week to play in the Southern Illinois Junior High Atheletic Association Boys Basketball, Class M, State Tournament. The Jr. Blackcats will face Joseph Arthur school Friday, Feb. 3, at 3:30 p.m. followed by the Rams …

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VGS Rams Statebound

On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Vienna Grade School boys basketball team played Gallatin County for the regional title. Gallatin County defeated Adams School 34-31 in round one and VGS defeated Hardin County 59-49 for the chance to go to the state tournament. VGS started slow and were down after the …

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Vienna Grade School Lady Rams win SIJHSAA Class M State Championship

The Vienna Grade School Lady Rams Girls’ basketball team defeated Nashville 51-42 to win the 2017 SIJHSAA Class Girls’ Basketball State Championship on Friday, Jan. 27 at Rend Lake College. The Lady Rams delivered a five-game post-season winning streak to win the program’s first SIJHSAA girls’ basketball championship since the …

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Eagles boys, girls varsity basketball tournament results

By Ryan Wright The Lady Eagles recently participated in the Eldorado Tournament which consisted of hard competition. They started the first game of the tournament playing Carmi on Saturday, Jan. 14. The Lady Eagles played a fairly intense game, but wasn’t able to hold on and ended up falling short …

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VGS boys win invitational tournament

The Vienna Grade School boys’ basketball team traveled to Johnston City to play in their invitational tournament on Saturday, Jan. 21. In the first game, VGS played Crab Orchard and won with a score of 65-34. In the championship game, VGS played Hardin County and, after a slow start, came …

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Elks Hoop Shoot winners

Johnson County Elks Lodge’s family members participated in the District Hoop Shoot Saturday, Jan. 14, at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. There were four winners from Johnson County that included, from left: J. Johnson, boys 12-13, 3rd place; Ayva Rush, girls 10-11, 1st place; Owen Treat, boys 10-11, 3rd place; and …

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Mustangs earn top seed in Regional

The New Simpson Hill boys basketball team has earned the top seed in the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association regional tournament. The regional tournament begins January 24 at New Simpson Hill School. NSH will play the winner of the Pope County and Cypress/Buncombe game on January 26 at …

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New Simpson Hill Lady Mustangs advance to State

The New Simpson Hill Lady Mustangs defeated the Lick Creek Lady Eagles on Friday night, Jan. 13, by a score of 45-41, to advance to the state tournament. The Lady Mustangs will play their first tournament game at Rend Lake College at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, against Bartelso. …

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2017 Lady Eagle Winter Classic set at Eldorado

The 2017 Lady Eagle Winter Classic is scheduled at Eldorado High School from Saturday, Jan. 14 through Saturday, Jan. 21. In the Gold pool is Eldorado, Harrisburg, Goreville, Fairfield and Mt. Carmel. In the Purple pool is Anna-Jonesboro, Benton, Carmi, Gallatin County and Vienna. Below is the schedule for the classic. …

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New Simpson Hills Boys Round Robin results

The 16th annual New Simpson Hill Boys Round Robin was held Jan. 4-7. New Simpson Hill, Cypress/Buncombe, Shawnee, Vienna, and Carrier Mills Stonefort all competed in the boy’s tournament. Carrier Mills Stonefort Wildcats were crowned champions with a 4-0 record; Vienna Rams came in second with a 3-1 record. Lane …

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