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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling squad posted a ninth-place finish in the 23-team Murdale Tournament, which was Jan. 6-7 in Carbondale. “We got banged up a bit, A-J wrestling coach Eric Massey said. “We had seven wrestle in the gold bracket with five medalists,” he added. The...
White/yellow belts: In the first row are, from left, Jackson Carter, Levi Hill, Hank Goss, Sophie Hill and Tyler Shoemate. In the second row are Madison Moore, Gavin Moore, Jeffery Lence, Cody Williams, Andrew Bunch, Isaiah Martin and Memphis Morse.
Coffman’s Martial Arts Academy in Anna announces recent white/yellow belt and yellow belt promotions. Photos provided.
Dongola fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in a 75-33 loss to Elverado in the Dongola Holiday high school boys’ basketball tournament Thursday, Dec. 29. The Falcons were ahead 20-6 at the end of one quarter and 37-10 at the half. Daylon Treat scored 7 points to lead the Demons in the loss. ...
With a 62-60 overtime loss to Harrisburg, the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team was eliminated from the Eldorado Holiday Tournament Wednesday, Dec. 28. The Wildcats, who finished the tourney with a 1-2 record, trailed 14-6 after one quarter and closed to 28-25 at the half....
Whitetails Unlimited, WTU, plans to sponsor a Union County chapter banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Great Boars of Fire Lodge, which is located at 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd. between Anna and Cobden. The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. and will feature a barbecue and catfish dinner, an auction and...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team led early and held on for a 56-41 win over Union County, Ky., in first-round action at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament Monday, Dec. 26 . Jake Parr led the way with 21 points and 4 rebounds for A-J. Logan Sawyer had 10 points and 7...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team ranked 10th place at the Mascoutah Invitational Tournament Dec. 16. A-J finished 10th out of 27 teams and had six medalists. Leading the way for A-J was Arieh Hart in the 152-pound bracket with a second place finish. Sixth place finishers for...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team split in recent action. Carterville 45, A-J 37: The host Lady Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the loss Thursday, Dec. 22. “We played well,” A-J coach Matt Denny said. “We just couldn’t get over the hump.” Elle...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team lost a pair of games in recent action. Pinckneyville 71, A-J 37: The host Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the loss Friday, Dec. 23. Sheldon McGrath had 8 points and 3 rebounds to lead A-J. Izzy Markovic had 6 points...
Visiting Meridian pulled ahead in the first quarter on its way to a 49-34 win over host Cobden in South Egyptian Conference high school boys’ basketball Tuesday, Dec. 13. John Russell had 11 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Appleknockers.  Clayton Eck had 7 points and 7 rebounds. Austin Lewey had...

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