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Tag Archives: Basketball

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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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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VGS hosts regional girls tournament

Vienna Grade School has earned the No. 1 seed in the 2017 Regional Girls’ Basketball Tournament.  All games will be at Vienna Grade School. The bracket includes the following: Game 1: No. 2 seed Gallatin County vs. No. 3 seed Hardin County at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11. Game …

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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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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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Cypress/Buncombe girls win NSH Round Robin

The 12th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held October 10th through the 13th. Five schools participated in the tournament that included, Cypress/Buncombe, Jefferson, New Simpson Hill, Pope County, and Vienna. The Cypress/Buncombe Lady Cats finished the tournament with a 4-0 record and won first place honors. …

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Two Vienna Eagles named All-South

By Mike McGinnis Two members of the Vienna High School girl’s basketball squad have received post-season recognition by being named to the 2011-2012 SICA Class 2A All-South team. Junior Carley Childress led the Lady Eagles in scoring with 469 points and surpassed the 1,000 point mark for her career. She …

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