Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Sports

Lady Blackcats fall in overtime at Salem Super Sectionals

By Mike McGinnis The season ended for the Goreville High School girl’s basketball team at the Salem Class 1A supersectional last Monday night.  The Lady Blackcats lost in overtime to Cowden-Herrick-Beecher City, by the score of 70-57.  Goreville finished its season with a fine 31-2 record. The Lady Blackcats trailed …

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Saluki Sports

By Fred Huff   It was a weekend to remember and for several different reasons if you are any kind of a Saluki sports fan. Obviously the most noteworthy event, at least the best known, was SIU’s win over Missouri State.  Just like the Salukis’ earlier-in-the-week win over Evansville, it …

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Cady Ross signs with Columbia College

Vienna High School senior Cady Ross signed last week to play softball at Columbia College. The private, co-educational, liberal arts university is located in Columbia, Mo. The Lady Cougars are an NAIA Division I program and compete in the American Midwest Conference. Last season they compiled a 27-19 season record. …

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VHS Eagles triumph over Cobden

The Vienna High School boy’s basketball team picked up a 62-60 win over Cobden on Tuesday of last week at Vienna. Quinnton Bent scored on a drive with three seconds left for the victory.  Vienna’s record now stands at 2-4 for the season. The Eagles started the game with a …

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Lady Eagles take second at Marion

By Mike McGinnis After losing their first two games of the Marion Invitational Tournament, the Vienna High School girl’s basketball team won their next two contests to finish in second place with a 2-2 record. Senior Carley Childress and junior Maranda Chance were named to the all-tournament team.  Vienna plays …

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1st Deer Season comes to close, Send us your photos!

  Illinois Firearm Deer First-Season Harvest Totals Over 72,000 Deer Increase of more than 5,000 over last year’s first weekend   SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today reported that hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 72,111 deer during the opening weekend of the …

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VHS hosts annual “Meet the Eagles”

By Mike McGinnis Vienna High School held its annual “Meet the Eagles” program last Saturday night. Both the boys and girls basketball teams were introduced, as well as the dance team, cheerleading squad, and mascots. The Lady Eagles are in action this week at the Marion Invitational tournament, which concludes …

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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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Eagle’s first ever play-off game at home Saturday

By Mike McGinnis   The Vienna-Goreville varsity football squad lost at Johnston City last Saturday, by the score of 17-14. The Indians kicked a 34 yard field goal with just under three seconds left in the game to break a 14-14 tie.  V-G finished its regular season with a 6-3 …

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Cypress/Buncombe girls win NSH Round Robin

The 12th annual New Simpson Hill Girls Round Robin Tournament was held October 10th through the 13th. 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 and won first place honors. …

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