Monday, July 16, 2018


Vienna-Goreville varsity football headed to the play-offs

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville varsity football team improved its record to 7-2 with a 22-12 victory at Eldorado last Friday. The Eagles scored all of their points in the second quarter. Near the end of the first quarter, following a Cody Edmonds punt, Eldorado took possession at its own …

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Eagles defeat C-Z-R, eligible for playoffs

By Mike McGinnis  A couple of weeks ago, after the Vienna-Goreville varsity football team had beaten Elverado-Trico to boost its record to 4-1, head coach Mike Rude commented about how great it would be to get a fifth win and be eligible for the play-offs, saying “it would get the …

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VGS Rams win Class M regional

[slider_pro id=”8″] The Vienna Grade School boys’ baseball team defeated Hardin County 14-10, Saturday, Sept. 22 to bring home the 2012 SIJHSAA Class M championship. The Gallatin County regional win earns the Rams an opportunity to compete in the Class M state tournament. They will face Trico Junior High Saturday, …

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Coach Mike Rude’s 200th career win

Vienna-Goreville’s victory over Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn Saturday gave head coach Mike Rude his 200th career win. Rude joins Du Quoin’s former head coach Al Martin as the only two coaches in Southern Illinois to have reached that milestone. The victory also puts coach Rude among the top 50 winningest coaches in the …

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Eagles defeat S-V-W-W 27-6, improves season record to 3-1

[slider_pro id=”7″] By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville varsity football team defeated Sesser-Valier-Wilsonville-Woodlawn Saturday at Vienna, by the score of 27-6, giving head coach Mike Rude his 200th career win. It was the third straight win for the Eagles, and makes their season record 3-1. On the Eagles’ second possession of …

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Vienna, Goreville volleyballers battle it out for cancer awareness

By Mike McGinnis The Vienna High School volleyball team hosted Goreville in the annual “pink out” match for cancer awareness last Monday night. Goreville defeated the Lady Eagles in three sets, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22. In the opening game, Vienna combined some Goreville miscues with two aces by Carley Childress and …

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Eagles football gets underway with home game

[slider_pro id=”4″] By Mike McGinnis The Vienna-Goreville High School football team kicked off its fourth season of varsity level competition last Saturday at Vienna, with a 34-20 loss to Chester. The Yellow Jackets took the opening kick-off and went on a 66 yard drive that ended with a short touchdown …

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Vienna-Goreville football season to begin Saturday

The Vienna-Goreville High School football team will open its 2012 season this Saturday at Vienna, with a game against Chester. Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. Last year’s team finished the season with a 3-6 record, but as head coach Mike Rude noted, that mark was not far from being …

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Childress signs to play softball

Brooke Childress signing

Brooke Childress signs with the Wabash Valley College Lady Warriors softball team. L-R Front row: Mark Colvin, Wabash assistant softball coach, Brooke Childress, and Gena Childress, mom. Back row: David Hill, athletic director, Marc Palmer, head Vienna softball coach, and Jamie Kerley, assistant Vienna softball coach.

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