Sunday, February 25, 2024

Meet the Eagles introduces winter teams

By Mike McGinnis

The annual “Meet the Eagles” program was held last Friday night at Vienna High School.  This year’s dance team, cheerleaders, pep club, mascots and the boys and girls basketball teams were all introduced.  The dance team and cheerleaders put on performances and the boys and girls basketball JV and varsity squads held brief scrimmages.

The Lady Eagles tipped off their season this week at the Marion Invitational Tournament which began on Monday.  Vienna’s remaining tourney games are: Thursday (Nov. 21) vs. Herrin at 7:30 p.m.; Saturday vs. Benton at 10 a.m.

The boy’s team is set to play Century on Monday (Nov. 25) at 7:45 p.m. in the opening round of the Vienna Classic Tournament.  The Eagles then play Meridian on Wednesday at 7:45 p.m., Massac County on Friday at 7:45 p.m., Carrier Mills on Saturday at 6:15 p.m.

Girl’s JV basketball (front row l-r): Makayla Rice, Hope Hutchison, Lakin Reed, McKenzie Smith, Callie Clay. (Back row l-r): Nicole West, Alena Cowsert, Adrienne Bullock, Journey Womack, Emily Scruggs, Catilyne Green, Abby Montgomery, Rachel Kindhart.
Boy’s varsity basketball (front row l-r): Nathan Gearing, Blake Crain, Tyler Sullivan, Zach Moore, Jarrod Wiggs, Quinnton Bent. (Back row l-r): Ryan Bradley, Wyatt Robinson, Lucas Wright, Trenton Lowery, Kevin Penrod, Jamee Cole, Austin Krelo.
Girl’s varsity basketball (front row l-r): Courtney Sanders, Meighan Smith, Haley Edwards, Jami Shipley, Allison Browning, Allison Penrod, Desiree Walter. (Back row l-r): Alena Cowsert, Cassidy Stout, Natalie Keeling, Becky Reeder, Megan McCuan, Maranda Chance, Audra Bullock.
Boy’s JV basketball (front row l-r): Keith Dunn, Justin Diekmann, Gabe Thornton, Lucas Strickland, Dalton Smith, Christian Pearl, Brandon Casey. (Back row l-r): Markus Craig, Zachary Kolb, Ryan Pender, Stephen Sadler, Dell Cantrell, Dannie Chapman, Collin Brown.
Dance Team (l-r): Desiree Walter, Paige McKibben, Andrea Botello, Chelsea Mook, Courtney Sanders, Alexa Harper, Kelby Gibson, Alyssa Chruszczyk, Marisa Oliver.
Cheerleaders (l-r): Casey Rehberg, Mickey Causey, Angel Sparrow, Jade Sanders, Alyssa Brumley.
Mascot: Avery Kerley.