Sports

The Cobden High School boys’ basketball team fiished with an 18-0 record and was the No. 1 rated team in Class 1A in the COVID-19 shortened season with no state playoffs earlier this year. Three starters were lost off that team, but head Cobden coach Wendell Wheeler is optimistic this season. “We...
First-year Cobden High School girls’ basketball coach Nathan Pitts likes the shooting ability of the team for the upcoming season. “We’ve got some good shooters,” Pitts said. “They can shoot the ball pretty decent.” Cobden did not have a girls’ team last season because of not having enough players...
Practice for the 2021-2022 high school basketball season has started and Anna-Jonesboro head girls’ basketball coach Matt  Denny likes what he sees so far. “This is the best first week of practice I’ve had,” Denny said. “If we stay healthy, we’ll be fine this season.” The Lady Wildcats finished 7-5...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team is set to end its fall regular season with a home game against Benton Friday night, Oct. 22. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday at The Pit. The Rangers are undefeated at 8-0 after beating Murphysboro 55-14 last Friday night. The Wildcats are 4-4...
Professional Long Driver Andrew “Thor” Herbert is planning to host the Thor’s Challenge Charity Golf Classic Saturday, Oct. 30, at Keller’s Crossing at Stone Creek in Makanda. The event will benefit special needs children, both locally, through organizations such as The Autism Society of Southern...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team is scheduled to play at Madison this Saturday afternoon. This weekend’s matchup will be A-J’s next to last game of fall 2021 regular season play.  Game time is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16. The Wildcats will be playing a Saturday afternoon...
The Du Quoin High School team is 3-3 after last Friday’s 50-14 loss to Breese  Mater Dei. Anna-Jonesboro, 3-3, is scheduled to host the Indians at The Pit this Friday. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Leading Du Quoin at  quarterback is senior David Lee, 6-0, 190 pounds. The backfield is led by senior...
Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden, in dark uniforms, hosted Murphysboro in a boys’ high school soccer game on Thursday afternoon, Sept. 23, in Anna. Action was moving up the field during the first half of the game.
The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden high school co-op boys’ soccer team won twice in recent action. A-J/Cobden 7, Murphysboro 1: Taj Hodges led host A-J/Cobden with three goals in the win. The game was played Thursday, Sept. 23, in Anna. Charles Vaca Diez had 2 goals and Romeo Godinez and Matteo Vaca Diez...
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...

Pages

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158
Email: news@annanews.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
2 + 4 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Comment Here