Sunday, September 24, 2017

Football

Football season gets underway Friday night

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles football season will get underway Friday night at Johnson City. Game time is set for 7:00 p.m.      2014 Vienna-Goreville Eagles Football Cheer Squad, pictured from left to right, kneeling, Briley Shanks and Allison Allbritten. Standing,  Katie White,  Alyssa Brumley, Kayler Hunt, Taylor Evans, Mickey Causey and …

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New era begins for V-G football

By Lucas Wright When the Vienna-Goreville football team takes to the field this August, there will be a new face leading them into action. Long time assistant under Mike Rude, Brian Trambley has been hired as the new head coach for the V-G football team. Trambley was part of each …

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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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VG Football steps closer to playoffs

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville High School football team moved a step closer to a second straight play-off berth by defeating Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn, 41-15, last Friday on senior night at Sesser.  The Eagles, now 4-2 with three games remaining, need one more win to qualify for post-season play. After forcing a …

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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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Eagles work through heat to defeat Indians

The Vienna-Goreville Eagles had to celebrate their first victory of the season, and their first over opponent Johnston City since the team began competing at the varsity level four years ago, without head coach Mike Rude on the field due to extreme heat conditions. Saturday’s season opener in Vienna arrived …

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Eagles get hot season opener win

By Mike McGinnis Last Saturday, the Vienna-Goreville High School football team opened its 2013 season with a 14-8 victory over Johnston City on a brutally hot afternoon at Vienna. The win was the Eagles’ first over Johnston City since V-G began competing at the varsity level four years ago. After …

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Eagles football to kick off Saturday in Vienna

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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Eagles Football players attend all-star game

Below, Vienna/Goreville footballer Caleb Belcher receives instructions from Marion head coach Kerry Martin during the Southern Illinois Coaches Association’s all-star game Friday at SIU in Carbondale. Four other Vienna/Goreville players also participated in the game, Colton Brown, Wyatt Miles, above, Andrew Trambley, left, and Alex Lloyd.

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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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