Wendell Wheeler will be the new boys’ basketball coach at Cobden High School for the 2018-2019 season.
The school board opened the boys’ basketball coaching position for applicants and the former Cobden Coach Brett Barke didn’t reapply for the position.
“It worked out pretty well,” Wheeler said. “...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to have extended hours during the Cobden Peach Festival.
The museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5 – those are dates of the Peach Festival.
The museum is located along South Appleknocker Street in downtown...
John Russell scored 15 points and had 2 rebounds to lead Cobden to a 67-53 win over Egyptian in first-round action at the Class 1A high school boys’ basketball regional tournament hosted by the Appleknockers Monday, Feb. 20.
Clayton Eck added 14 points and 9 rebounds for the winners. Austin Lewey...
Cobden hosted an Illinois High School Association Class 1A boys’ regional basketball tournament this week.
The host Appleknockers faced Egyptian High School from Tamms Monday night in tournament play. Cobden won the game.
The regional tournament championship game was set for 7 p.m. this Friday.
The Cobden Junior High School boys’ basketball team has advanced to the state finals of Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association’s postseason playoffs.
The finals are scheduled to begin Saturday, Feb. 4, in the James Waugh Gym at Rend Lake College at Ina.
Competition continues with...
The Cobden High School girls’ basketball team went 1-2 in the Zeigler-Royalton tournament last week.
Elverado 43, Cobden 25: The Appleknockers fell behind early in the loss on Saturday, Jan. 21.
Meredith Flamm led Cobden with 15 points. Alaina Hartline added 6 points and Jenna Hartline 4.
Meredith Flamm scored 14 points to lead the Cobden High School girls’ basketball team to a 36-10 win over Hardin County in first-round action at the Zeigler-Royalton Round-Robin Tournament Saturday, Jan. 14.
Alaina Hartline added 10 points for the Appleknockers. Makynzie Petterman had 5 points,...
Visiting Meridian pulled ahead in the first quarter on its way to a 49-34 win over host Cobden in South Egyptian Conference high school boys’ basketball Tuesday, Dec. 13.
John Russell had 11 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Appleknockers.
Clayton Eck had 7 points and 7 rebounds. Austin Lewey had...
The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team is scheduled to compete in the Sesser-Valier Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-29.
Woodlawn is the tournament’s top-seeded team.
Other teams competing are Waltonville, Goreville, Odin, Marissa-Coulterville, Zeigler-Royalton, Chester, Century, Christopher, New...
Cobden gave up a 50-37 loss to visiting Century in South Egyptian Conference high school girls’ basketball Monday, Dec. 12.
The Lady Centurions led 19-18 at the half.
Meredith Flamm scored 18 points to lead Cobden. Jenna Hartline had 13 points and Alaina Hartline 6.