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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team will host a Class 2A regional tournament May 15-20. The tournament schedule follows: Chester plays Vienna on Monday, May 15, and the winner advances to play Pinckneyville at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16. On Wednesday, May 17, A-J takes on Red Bud...
The Lick Creek School girls’ track team won the Egyptian Junior High Conference meet. The Lick Creek boys took second. Girls Results High jump: Kaylee Stover, 3rd place, 4’4”; Hannah Miller, 4th place, 4’2”. Long jump: Hannah Miller, 2nd place, 14’9.2”; Shea Thorn, 3rd place, 12’9.5”. Shot put:...
Students from area schools were honored in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition was designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in the competition...
The Cobden High School baseball team went 3-2 in recent action. Goreville 12, Cobden 2: Josh Burgess and Zane Nance were each 2-for-3 to lead the visiting Appleknockers in the first game of a doubleheader loss at Goreville Saturday, April 15. Bayden Ditterline was 1-for-3 with an RBI for Cobden....
Shawnee Community College has announced winners from a recent high school art show. Area students competed in the show, which was hosted March 11 by the college. The show featured entries in the following art categories: drawing, painting, pastels, photography and sculpture/other. The show also...
Rural Health Inc., RHI, is offering scholarship opportunities to students at area schools.  RHI offers health care services in Union, Johnson and Massac counties. Services which are offered include ob/gyn, medical, dental and psychiatry.   RHI is funding and administering eight health care...
The Cobden High School girls’ basketball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. Cobden 50, Joppa 42: Alaina Hartline scored 22 points to lead host Cobden to the South Egyptian Conference win Saturday, Dec. 10. Meredith Flamm added 20 points for the Appleknockers. Jenna Hartline had 6 points and...
The Dongola High School boys’ basketball team lost five times at the Crab Orchard Tournament last week. Crab Orchard 69, Dongola 35: The Trojans led 30-4 after one quarter and 49-8 at the half in the loss Saturday, Nov. 24. Joey Thomas had 8 points to lead Dongola. Evan Treat added 7 points, Andrew...
The Shawnee High School girls basketball team posted a win and a loss in opening round action at the Meridian Tournament last week. Shawnee 37, Joppa 23: Autumn McMahan and Abbey Livesay scored 11 points apiece to lead the Lady Reds to the tourney win Wednesday, Nov. 16. Kirsten Pitts added 8...

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