Monday, July 16, 2018

Sports

Chance plays in All-Star Game

Vienna High School guard Miranda Chance represented the Eagles at the 36th Annual Benton Lions Club All-Star Classic at Rend Lake College on Friday.  Chance started the game for the Purple Squad and scored nine points to go with five rebounds and three steals, but her team lost 77-59.  Herrin’s …

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Lady Eagles softball gets underway

By Lucas Wright The VHS Lady Eagles softball team opened their season on Wednesday, March 19, against Pope County. However they started off their year on the wrong foot, taking a loss to the Lady Pirates 13-7. The Lady Eagles started off the game with a 5-run first inning, behind …

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Baseball Eagles Open Spring 2014 Season

March 19, 2014 The Vienna baseball Eagles opened up the Spring 2014 season with a visit from the Pope County Pirates. The Eagles wasted no time plating three runs in the 1st inning. Dylan Graves led off with a single, moved to second base on a groundout and promptly stole …

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Spring wild turkey hunting season opens soon

Season kicks off with youth season March 29-30 and April 5-6 After a long, cold winter, hunters statewide will be looking forward to a dose of spring-like weather when the Illinois Spring Wild Turkey Season opens April 7 in the South Zone and April 14 in the North Zone. Youth …

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Crappie USA 2-day tournament held on Lake Egypt with $10,000 purse

Crappie USA held their 2-day $10,000.00 super event on Lake of Egypt Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18.  Over 100 anglers from ten states were competing for not only the $10,920.00 in cash and prizes, but a chance to advance to the prestigious Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic. This year’s …

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Senior players and dancers honored on Saturday, Eagles win first round of Regionals

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna High School boys’ basketball team defeated Chester, 68-58, in opening round action at the Anna-Jonesboro regional on Monday. With the win the Eagles move into a Tuesday night contest with Carterville. The regional championship game is Friday at 7 p.m. Chester took a 13-12 first …

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VHS Eagles Basketball

  By Mike McGinnis Last Saturday, the Vienna High School boys’ basketball team lost to Goreville by the score of 78-58 in a game played at Vienna.  It was a hard fought contest with a total of 61 fouls being whistled.  The Eagles trailed 18-9 after the first quarter.  Goreville …

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State Title won by Johnson County team

Goreville Junior High’s boys basketball team defeated Cairo, 59-54, Friday night in the SIJHSAA Class M state tournament’s championship game at Rend Lake College’s Waugh Gymnasium. It is the first SIJHSAA title in basketball in the school’s history. Braden Webb led the Blackcats with 24 points. Tanner Dunn added 12, …

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VHS boys win season opener

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna High School boy’s basketball team opened its season last Monday night with a 58-42 win over Century in first round action at the Vienna Classic Tournament.  The remainder of the Eagles’ tourney games are: Wednesday vs. Meridian at 7:45 p.m.; Friday vs. Massac County at …

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McGinnis named Performer of the Week

Illinois College’s Hannah McGinnis has been named the Midwest Conference Women’s Basketball Performer of the Week after leading the Lady Blues to a pair of wins over the past week. McGinnis, a junior forward from Tunnel Hill, had two of the best games of her career, averaging 26.5 points and …

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