Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Sports

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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Hannah McGinnis leads Illinois College to winning season

Hannah McGinnis, daughter of Patti and the late Mike McGinnis of Tunnel Hill, graduated from Vienna High School in 2011. After a storied high school basketball career where she totaled 1498 points and brought down 1228 rebounds, she’s gone on to set the world of women’s collegiate basketball on fire. …

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Eagles win homecoming game

The Vienna Eagles defeated Hamilton County Friday night, 59-51. A complete story of Vienna’s homecoming game will appear in the newspaper and be posted later.

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Eagles win season opener at Vienna Classic

By Mike Kolb It was an impressive scoring display from the Vienna Eagles as they beat the Century Centurions in their first game of the season. “The Classic,” Vienna High School’s annual Thanksgiving basketball tournament is officially underway this week. The game started out like a true slugfest as both …

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Lady Eagles compete in Marion Invitational

By Mike Kolb Marion High School held it’s annual Marion invitational basketball tournament, with the Lady Eagles as one of the participating teams.  They faced Herrin Friday evening, losing the game 58-34. The Lady Eagles faced a very stout defense from Herrin’s squad. What gave them the most trouble was …

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