Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Sports

SCC Lady Saints ranked 17th nationally

The Shawnee Community College Lady Saints basketball team cracked the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division 1 poll, ranking 17th out of the top 25 programs for the week of February 10, 2016, jumping two spots from the previous week. The Lady Saints have an impressive overall record of …

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VGS baseball takes 3rd in conference tourney

Over the past weekend, the VGS baseball team competed in the SIAC tournament held at Cobden High School.  Earlier in the tournament, the Rams had beaten Anna to advance to the semifinals.  The first semifinal game was against Cobden.  The Rams lost that game which set up a third place …

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McGinnis named Midwest Conference Woman of the Year

2015 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee Illinois College women’s basketball star Hannah McGinnis, a native of Tunnel Hill, has been named the 2015 Midwest Conference (MWC) Woman of the Year and the league’s nomination for the NCAA Woman of the Year award. Hannah is the daughter of Patti and …

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VGS hosts softball camp

Vienna Grade School hosted a softball camp July 20-24 at the school with two dozen girls participating. The camp was directed by VGS softball coach Cady Ross. The girls that participated, pictured above, included (front row from left): Emma Williams, Reagan Hill, Lourie Smith, Emily Smith, Emily Myrick and Brooklyn …

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Goreville team wins chamber scramble

Goreville School took first place at the annual Johnson County Chamber of Commerce golf scramble Friday afternoon. The team shot a 57. Players were, from left, J.T. Russell, Shon Messmer and J.R. Russell. Chamber board member Marsha Hayes presented the first place team with the chamber’s travelling trophy at the …

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Basketball camp held at Vienna High School

On June 4, 5 and 6, the Vienna Eagles’ boys and girls coaching staffs, along with several retired and current coaches from the area, hosted a camp for student in grades 4-9 throughout the county. A total of 58 children participated in the three-day clinic. “Players worked hard for three …

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VGS competes at Class S state track meet in Herrin

On Saturday, May 9, ten athletes from Vienna Grade School’s track team qualified for and participated in the Class S State Track meet. They are pictured from L to R Front row:  Reagan Hill-4×400 relay, Haley Bundren-4×400 relay, Jalyn Moore-4×100 relay, Allie Reed-4×200 relay, and  Kyleigh Smith-7th 100m, 400m, 4×100 …

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End Zone Dance set for Saturday night at VHS

The Vienna-Goreville Orange Crush Booster Club is putting on a dance on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Vienna High School’s old gym from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Their goal is to raise money to purchase new home jerseys, new helmets and continue to generate funding to put up lights at …

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Goreville’s Sydnee Rushing to be honored at SIU-C

Southern Illinois’ Women’s Intersport Network to present WIN Awards March 2 The Women’s Intersport Network for Southern Illinois, a membership driven not-for-profit organization, was founded in February of 2012 with the mission to educate and empower girls and women in southern Illinois through sport and physical activity. One of the organization’s …

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