Shanna Pender will take over coaching the softball team at Shawnee Junior High School in Wolf Lake this fall.
Pender, who is also the junior high school girls’ track coach, succeeds Russ Marsh, who recently resigned from coaching junior high school softball at the school.
Pender, who is a teacher...
Participants are being sought for the 23rd annual Cache River Days Pageant in Ullin.
Cache River Days organizers also are seeking participants for a baby contest, as well as slow-pitch softball teams.
The pageant is scheduled Friday evening, Sept. 8, at the Leona Brust Civic Center in Ullin...
The Carmi-based 14U Diamond Xplosion ‘03 travel softball team won the recent Midwest Regional Tournament in dramatic fashion by defeating the S.I. Bandits 10-9 in the final inning.
Entering the final frame, Diamond Xplosion was down 9-5.
First baseman Alli Goering led off the inning with a single...
The 2017 Southern Illinois Baseball and Softball Association season is wrapping up. The accompanying pictures feature some of the highlights from the season. Photos provided.
Athletes from Union County high schools earned postseason South Egyptian Conference honors.
The student athletes have been named to first teams and second teams in volleyball, baseball, softball and basketball.
First Team All-Conference Volleyball
Meredith Flamm, Cobden. Alaina Hartline, Cobden....
Addy Aspen was 3-for-4 with a double and 4 RBIs to lead Cobden to an 11-5 win over Dongola in first round action of the Lady Demons’ Class 1A high school softball regional Tuesday, May 16.
Alaina Hartline was 2-for-3 with 3 stolen bases for the Appleknockers. Lauren Sweitzer was 2-for-4 with an...
The Shawnee School District No. 84 Board of Education has hired coaches for the 2017-2018 academic year.
The coaches were hired at a regular meeting of the board which was held May 16 at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School at Wolf Lake.
The coaching list for 2017-2018 follows, as provided by the...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School student athlete Katelynn Williams signed a national letter of intent on Thursday, May 18, to play softball at Shawnee Community College.
She plans to obtain an associate of science degree while at Shawnee Community College.
In the first row, are from left,...
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...
Coach Ron Fulenwider’s second book signing fundraiser is planned at Lick Creek School April 29 at 2 p.m.
Coach Ron Fulenwider has been inspired by the recent success of the Lick Creek Lady Eagles Southern Illinois State Champion Cross Country team.
The decision was made to do a second book...