Sports

The Cobden High School baseball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. Cobden 16, Egyptian 0: Tyler Franklin was 4-for-4 with  a double, triple and 6 RBIs to lead host Cobden to the win Thursday, Sept. 23. Dawson Short was 2-for-2 with a double. John Fuhrhop was 2-for-4 with a double and 2 RBIs...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School cheerleading squad plans to host a Little Wildcats Cheerleading Clinic Tuesday through Thursday, Oct. 5-7. The clinic will take place on the track at A-JCHS. If it is raining, the clinic will be cancelled for that day, since the event cannot be moved indoors...
The Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division girls’ golf tournament was played Wednesday, Sept. 22, at Pine Lakes Golf Course in Herrin. Twenty-seven girls competed. A-J’s Marlee Smith placed first. A-J’s Maddi Hawk placed seventh. With their finishes, both A-J golfers earned all-conference team honors for 2021. Photo provided.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ golf team competed at the Pine Hills Golf Course at Herrin in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 22. A-J finished in third place with a score of 413. Nashville won with a 380....
The Pinckneyville High School football team has an 0-5 record after a 55-0 loss to Du Quoin last Friday night. The Panthers are scheduled to host Anna-Jonesboro, 2-3, this Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. A-J head coach Brett Detering has previewed the Pinckneyville football team. “We watched...
The Carterville High School football team topped conference rival Du Quoin 28-26 last weekend and will bring a 3-1 record into The Pit for Anna-Jonesboro’s fall homecoming game this Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. “It’s going to be a challenge,” A-J football coach Brett Detering said about...
The Nashville High School football team is scheduled to host Anna-Jonesboro this Friday night. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. The Hornets enter the game 2-1 after last Friday’s 47-6 win over Trenton Wesclin. A-J is also 2-1 overall. Nashville is the defending Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference...
A-J to host Massac for White Out Game
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team is set to host its fall White Out Game this Friday night, Sept. 10. All proceeds from the game will benefit the Haley’s Haven playground project, which is planned at the Anna City Park. Anna-Jonesboro will welcome Massac County to The Pit for...
Murphysboro High School football coach Gary Carter still has vivid memories from last season when the Anna-Jonesboro football team overcame a 27-7 deficit to rally for a 28-27 win. “You can’t shoot yourself in the foot like that,” Carter said. “We made too many stupid mistakes. But when you’re...
Rise Performance 618, the area’s newly opened athletic training facility, is planning to host a strongman event at their location in Anna on Saturday, Sept. 4.  Midwest Monsters is a strongman competition featuring five strength-testing events, sanctioned by United States Strongman.  Nearly 100...
The Cobden High School baseball team will be looking to pitching for success this fall. Cobden head baseball coach Dana Pearson said his squad lost starter Noah Franklin to graduation. The team’s other top pitcher, junior Nolan Hand, sustained a broken wrist and is out for the season. Pearson will...

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