Monday, July 4, 2022

Sports

Eagles basketball changes times ahead of winter weather forecast

In an effort to avoid possible weather, Vienna High School has announced the times are changing for the IHSA 2A Semi Final games tonight, Wednesday, February 23, at Eldorado. -4:30 p.m. Massac vs. Eldorado -6:00 p.m. Hamilton vs. Vienna, team bus leaves at 3:30 p.m., pep bus leaves at 4:00 …

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Vienna Grade School Rams place second in state

The Vienna Grade School Rams Cheerleaders recently took home the second place trophy in their Medium Junior High Division at the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association state competition in Springfield. The girls are coached by Shauna Yadloski and Staci Penrod Shafer.   The Vienna High School Eagles Cheerleaders also competed in …

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Vienna-Goreville Eagles Football will not Play Varsity Season

The Vienna-Goreville football Eagles will not play a traditional varsity season in 2021. A statement received by The Vienna Times from VHS Athletic Director David Hill Wednesday morning laid out the situation: “Vienna-Goreville Football is down to 19 rostered players: 1 Senior, 4 Juniors, 9 Sophomores, and 5 Freshmen.  We …

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Blackcats drop wild super-sectional

By Mike Buhler Monday’s Class 1A baseball super-sectional between the Goreville Blackcats and the South Central Cougars had almost everything the Blackcats could have wanted — except a win. The Blackcats rallied from a nine-run deficit to take the lead in the top of the seventh inning, but could not …

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Eagles drop close one to Tornadoes, Lady Eagles rally past Christopher

By Mike Buhler The Vienna Eagles boys basketball team and the Zeigler-Royalton Tornadoes played a game last Saturday that ESPN might call an instant classic. Unfortunately, the Eagles came out on the short end of it as the Tornadoes’ Joe Earl hit the game-winner at the buzzer to give Zeigler-Royalton …

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Blackcats fall to tough foes, Lady Blackcats split pair of games

By Mike Buhler The Goreville Blackcats boys basketball team ran into a pair of tough opponents last week, falling 58-47 at Christopher last Friday and 65-56 at home to Massac County the next day. “It was tough with two losses, but we played and shot much better the Massac game,” …

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VHS Basketball Returns February 2nd

Vienna High School Basketball is set to return. The first competition will be this coming Tuesday, February 2nd, with the Vienna Eagles taking on Hardin County at Vienna. The junior varsity will tip off at 6:15pm with the varsity game to follow. The Lady Eagles will then tip off the …

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Goreville Merchants had memorable run 40 years ago

By Mike Buhler The Goreville Blackcats and Lady Blackcats have had quite a run in sports over the last 12 months — with the softball team winning a state title last spring, the girls basketball team winning two regional titles and the baseball and volleyball teams winning regional titles as …

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VHS Sports Hall of Fame to induct three more Tuesday

The Vienna High School Sports Hall of Fame will add three more members to its ranks when it has its induction ceremony Tuesday night before the varsity boys basketball game between Vienna and Century. Joining the Hall will be Charles N. Crews (Class of 1963), Garrett Davis (Class of 2006) …

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Eagles defeat Galatia, Century and Carrier Mills

By Ryan Wright The Vienna Classic Tournament came to an end this past week. The Vienna Eagles Varsity men’s basketball team were able to set their record at 3-2. Coming off a win against Galatia, Monday, Nov. 19 with a final score of 65-51, the Eagles won Tuesday, Nov. 20 …

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