Shawnee High School

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...
The Shawnee High School boys’ basketball team will be in a rebuilding mode during the 2016-17 season. “We have no experience coming back,” Shawnee coach Rush Marsh said. “It’s going to be kind of tough. It will be a rebuilding year and we will do what we can do.” There are no starters returning...
The Shawnee High School girls’ basketball team will have concerns about depth this season. “Depth is going to be a concern for us,” first-year Shawnee coach Shanna Pender said. The depth issue will be a concern particularly if a player gets hurt. The Lady Reds will begin the season with only six...
A freight train was about to make its way onto a bridge over the Big Muddy River north of metropolitan Wolf Lake last Friday afternoon.
During a period of about 72 hours last Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I once again came to appreciate why Union County, and Southern Illinois, are such a nice place to call home, especially during autumn. Autumn is pretty much my favorite season. It seems to have taken a little big longer than usual...
The Shawnee Lady Reds high school volleyball team fell in three sets to Agape after sealing the first set with a marginal win in recent action. The set scores were 25-14, 22-25, and 23-25 in recent action.  Kirsten Pitts led the attacks for Shawnee going 18 of 20 with seven kills, 8 of 12 serving...
The Shawnee High School Lady Reds volleyball team opened its season with a loss to Egyptian in three sets at home. The scores were 25-27, 25-22, 18-25. Molly Lewis led the team in attacks and was 31 for 32 with 10 kills. Lewis was also nine for 11 serving with four aces. Madilyn Ellet was 14 for 17...
The Shawnee High School baseball team was senior laden last season. “Our seniors were really good last year,” Shawnee first-year coach T.C. Schaefer said. “But now it’s these kids turn. I think we’ll be competitive.” Schaefer is a former Shawnee junior high school baseball coach. “I’ve been...
Adam Pennington, a sophomore on the Southeast Missouri State University baseball team this past season, finished with a 4-1 record with two saves and a 4.07 ERA. He had 37 strikeouts and 10 walks in 48.2 innings of work. As a red-shirt freshman last season, he pitched 6 1/3 innings and recorded 12...
Shawnee High School baseball coach Chad Pitts resigned from his baseball coaching duties recently, according to Shawnee athletics director Mindy Livesay. Following his resignation, former Shawnee Junior High baseball coach T.C. Schaefer was hired to replace him for the upcoming season. No...

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