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Optimism surrounds V-G football team

By Lucas Wright “I thought the first five days of practice we had were as good as the two years we were in the playoffs.” Vienna-Goreville football head coach Mike Rude showed some high praise for his team at the beginning of the second week of practice on Monday. The …

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Mike Rude rehired as Vienna-Goreville head football coach

Vienna, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016 –Varsity football restarted in Johnson County after more than 75 years with an inaugural season in 2009 while under the leadership of Hall of Fame Coach Mike Rude. Coach Rude lead the Vienna-Goreville Eagles to playoffs in 2012 and 2013, and brought home the first …

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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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V-G Eagles clench play-off berth

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles defeated the Eldorado Eagles in a narrow, 14-13 home victory Saturday afternoon to clench a play-off berth and knock off the visiting Eagles’ chance at a three-way tie for a Black Diamond Conference Championship title. The Vienna Times and Goreville Gazette will bring the full story in …

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V-G Eagles defeat Christopher today for a spot in playoff games

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles defeated Christopher High School this afternoon, 23-7, qualifying them a spot in state playoffs with one regular season game remaining. The Eagles will host Eldorado next Saturday on their home field in Vienna. Kick-off for Saturday, Oct. 26th’s game is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Follow The Vienna Times …

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V/G Eagles defeat Hamilton Co., 54-8

Today the V/G Eagles football team could not had asked for a better day to play, compared to their season opener two week’s ago with temperatures near 100 degrees. Afternoon skis were clear, with mid 70’s temperatures. The Vienna and Goreville coop football team defeated Hamilton County’s Foxes this afternoon …

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V-G’s lineup announced for Saturday’s opener

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville High School football team will open its season this Saturday against Johnston City.  Kick-off is set for 1:00 p.m. at Vienna.  Last year, V-G lost to Johnston City in their final regular season game when the Indians kicked a field goal with three seconds to …

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I’ve Never Been This Age Before!

By Rosemary O’Keefe A recent “casual” reading involved learning something about our brain. This information came from Dr. Richard Restak, Georgetown University. It got me to thinking! Everyone has heard some variation of the theory that, over the course of our lives, we actually use only a small percentage of …

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Vienna-Goreville stops S-V-W-W for playoff victory

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles defended home turf Saturday defeating Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn 14-6 in its first playoff appearance.  According to the Illinois High School Association’s website, “fourth-seeded Vienna-Goreville (7-3) will travel to top-seeded Greenville, which eliminated No. 8 Anna-Jonesboro,” next in the second round of the Class 3A football playoffs.  Check out this week’s Vienna …

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Eagle’s first ever play-off game at home Saturday

By Mike McGinnis   The Vienna-Goreville varsity football squad lost at Johnston City last Saturday, by the score of 17-14. The Indians kicked a 34 yard field goal with just under three seconds left in the game to break a 14-14 tie.  V-G finished its regular season with a 6-3 …

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