Friday, May 20, 2022

Sports

Eagles Get Tested

The Eagles baseball team traveled to Crab Orchard last Wednesday to play the Trojans. The Eagles opened the scoring in the top of the 3rd inning. The leadoff batter reached on an error and moved to third base on a Dylan Graves double. Blake Crain knocked in the first run …

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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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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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