Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Sports

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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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 …

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NSH Basketball Schedules

New Simpson Hill Mustangs Girls Basketball GAMES BEGIN @ 6 P.M.  UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED Oct.16-19 Girls Round Robin (TBA) H Oct. 21 Cypress/Buncombe A Oct. 22 Dongola H Oct. 28 St. Andrews A Nov. 4 Lick Creek A Nov. 5 Giant City A Nov. 7 Pope Co. H Nov. 12 Vienna …

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VGS Basketball Schedules

VIENNA GRADE SCHOOL LADY RAMS JR High BASKETBALL Oct. 16-19 New Simpson Hill Tourn. (TBA) A Oct. 29 Jefferson Elementary (5:30) H Nov. 2 Zeigler-Royalton Shootout (TBA) A Nov. 5 Pope County (6:00) A Nov. 8 Cobden (6:00) A Nov. 12 New Simpson (5:30) H Nov. 13 Goreville (5:30) H Nov. …

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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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Cypress/Buncombe wins NSH Round Robin Tourney

The 13th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held October 16-19. Five schools participated in the tournament that included, Cypress/Buncombe, Jefferson, New Simpson Hill, Pope County and Vienna. The Cypress/Buncombe Lady Cats finished the tournament with a 4-0 record winning first place honors. The New Simpson Hill …

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VHS golf competes at Sectionals

The Vienna High School golf team competed Monday in the Robinson Class 1A boys golf sectional at Quail Creek Country Club. Garrett Mott, a junior, shot a 77 earning him fourth place over 122 other golfers and making him the first VHS golfer to advance to state. Mott will compete …

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