Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sports

Vienna falls to Galatia

By Ryan Wright On Thursday, Sept. 7th the Vienna volleyball team took on Galatia at home, where they fell short in a two game set. Galatia came out early taking a 9-2 lead over the Eagles, before the Eagles were able to end the drought scoring two consecutive points making …

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Eagles football team wins in double OT thriller

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville football team hosted Johnson City in a Black Diamond Conference matchup Saturday, Sept. 9. With both teams having a record of 1-1 on the year so far, the win was much desired by both teams. The first quarter started with both teams not allowing points. …

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Eagles fall short in home opener

By Ryan Wright On Saturday, September 2nd the Vienna-Goreville (VG) football team squared off against Eldorado for the first home football game of the year. Eldorado was able to get things going early, scoring a touchdown just a couple minutes into the game putting them up 6-0 over the Eagles. …

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Eagles win volleyball home opener

By Ryan Wright On Thursday, August 31st the Vienna Eagles volleyball team was able to outmatch Sesser Valier in a 2-1 match winning their first home game of the year. Game one began with Senior, Faith Guest scoring off serve to put the Eagles up 1-0, then Senior, Lindsey Holhubner …

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V-G Eagles football defeats CZR in season opener

By Ryan Wright The Vienna-Goreville Eagles football team faced off against CZR at Christopher Friday, Aug. 25, for the first game of the season. Even though the first game of the season was not at home, lots of Eagles fans piled in attendance for kickoff. The Eagles did not disappoint. …

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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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Vienna/Goreville football practice begins Aug. 7

The Vienna/Goreville 2017 football season is approaching and head coach Mike Rude announced the practice schedule for the pre-season. The first official day for football practice in Illinois is Monday, August 7. Football is the only high school sport in Illinois that requires a certain number of practices prior to …

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Deadline extended for JCYL sign-up

Johnson County Youth League fall soccer and football registrations are underway. The deadline to register has been extended to July 31. The registration can be completed online. Visit www.johnsoncountyyouthleague.com or on their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/johnsoncountyyouthleague. For soccer questions, contact Harry Weise at 618-771-2455. For football questions, contact Erik Roper …

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Baseball, softball tryouts set

Vienna Grade School will begin baseball tryouts on July 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. VGS softball tryouts will be held on August 7 and 8 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tryouts will be held at the Vienna Ballpark. Each prospective student-athlete must have a completed, current physical on file …

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VHS baseball camp planned

Vienna High School baseball is hosting a Baseball Skills Camp starting on Monday, July 17 and continuing through Thursday, July 20, 2017 at the VHS Ballpark. Any boy entering the 2nd through 8th grades is welcome to attend. The camp will begin promptly at 9 a.m. each morning and end …

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