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The Anna-Jonesboro Wildcat football team has been practicing in preparation for its its 2016 season opener, which is set for this Friday night.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football coach Brett Detering enters his 20th season at the helm of the Wildcats. “Sometimes I feel it and sometimes I don’t,” Detering said. “It’s different now since I started. There have been a lot of changes, both good and bad.” The veteran Wildcat coach...
The 2016 fall sports season at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School is scheduled to kick off with the A-J Golf Invitational at the Union County Country Club course in Anna at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 20. This will be followed by the A-J/Cobden/Dongola co-op boys’ soccer season beginning at home...
Turnout for the 2016 Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team after a week of practice has been decent so far. “We’re a little low on freshmen,” A-J football coach Brett Detering said. There are 12 seniors, 9 juniors and 20 sophomores competing for starting varsity spots. There are also...
A men’s golf scramble was played Aug. 10 at the Union County Country Club in Anna. Results from the scramble follow: First: Butch Kreid, Chad Pitts, Dan Smith, Mark Willmann. Second: Darrin Inman, Joe Mason, Bronson Shadowens, Robbie Wright. Third: Brent Goforth, Jim Harris, Steve Hoffman, Dave...
A four-person golf scramble to benefit the Lick Creek School Educational Foundation is planned at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Sept. 17. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. on the day of the event. Tee times are scheduled for 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Anyone interested in donating or...
Shawnee Community College plans to host the Saints Challenge golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 9, at the Union County Country Club in Anna.  Proceeds will benefit the Shawnee Community College athletic department.  The four-person scramble will  cover 18 holes. A shotgun start time is set for 1:30 p...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School golf season is scheduled to tee off for the start of the fall sports season this weekend. The Wildcat boys’ golf team is scheduled to host the A-J Invitational on Saturday at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Saturday. A shotgun start is set for 8...
An Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, hunter safety education course is planned Aug. 12-13 at the Main Street Center in Anna. Hours for the course are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 12 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 13. Students must attend both classes. A 1996 state law requires all...
A Little Wildcat cheerleading/dance clinic is planned for Aug. 15-17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. each day at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The clinic is for children ages pre-kindergarten to 8th grade.  Parents can register for the clinic Monday, Aug. 15, starting at 5 p.m. The cost is $30...
A-J football players ran through a drill Monday evening.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team opened practice Monday evening, Aug. 8. The session was held on the practice field at the Union County school. A-J’s first game is scheduled at home against West Frankfort on Aug. 26.

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