Thursday, May 19, 2022

Sports

VGS hosts softball camp

Vienna Grade School hosted a softball camp July 20-24 at the school with two dozen girls participating. The camp was directed by VGS softball coach Cady Ross. The girls that participated, pictured above, included (front row from left): Emma Williams, Reagan Hill, Lourie Smith, Emily Smith, Emily Myrick and Brooklyn …

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Goreville team wins chamber scramble

Goreville School took first place at the annual Johnson County Chamber of Commerce golf scramble Friday afternoon. The team shot a 57. Players were, from left, J.T. Russell, Shon Messmer and J.R. Russell. Chamber board member Marsha Hayes presented the first place team with the chamber’s travelling trophy at the …

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Basketball camp held at Vienna High School

On June 4, 5 and 6, the Vienna Eagles’ boys and girls coaching staffs, along with several retired and current coaches from the area, hosted a camp for student in grades 4-9 throughout the county. A total of 58 children participated in the three-day clinic. “Players worked hard for three …

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VGS competes at Class S state track meet in Herrin

On Saturday, May 9, ten athletes from Vienna Grade School’s track team qualified for and participated in the Class S State Track meet. They are pictured from L to R Front row:  Reagan Hill-4×400 relay, Haley Bundren-4×400 relay, Jalyn Moore-4×100 relay, Allie Reed-4×200 relay, and  Kyleigh Smith-7th 100m, 400m, 4×100 …

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End Zone Dance set for Saturday night at VHS

The Vienna-Goreville Orange Crush Booster Club is putting on a dance on Saturday, Feb. 28, in Vienna High School’s old gym from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Their goal is to raise money to purchase new home jerseys, new helmets and continue to generate funding to put up lights at …

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Goreville’s Sydnee Rushing to be honored at SIU-C

Southern Illinois’ Women’s Intersport Network to present WIN Awards March 2 The Women’s Intersport Network for Southern Illinois, a membership driven not-for-profit organization, was founded in February of 2012 with the mission to educate and empower girls and women in southern Illinois through sport and physical activity. One of the organization’s …

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Hannah McGinnis leads Illinois College to winning season

Hannah McGinnis, daughter of Patti and the late Mike McGinnis of Tunnel Hill, graduated from Vienna High School in 2011. After a storied high school basketball career where she totaled 1498 points and brought down 1228 rebounds, she’s gone on to set the world of women’s collegiate basketball on fire. …

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Eagles win homecoming game

The Vienna Eagles defeated Hamilton County Friday night, 59-51. A complete story of Vienna’s homecoming game will appear in the newspaper and be posted later.

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