AJ Wildcat Football

The Sparta High School football team has not won a game this season. The Bulldogs, 0-7, will be traveling to The Pit to face host Anna-Jonesboro Friday, Oct. 14. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. It will be Senior Night for A-J. A lot is riding on the game...
Anna-Jonesboro’s Dylan Fox, number 21, in white, looked to gain some yardage against Du Quoin. Also in the photo is A-J’s Caleb Clover.
To say the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team left it all on the field last Friday  night would be an understatement. The Wildcats fought from behind and appeared to go ahead in the waning seconds on a conversion run before a penalty gave host Du Quoin a 14-13 victory. “It’s very...
The Anna-Jonesboro  Community High School football team travels to Du Quoin this Friday. “Du Quoin has a lot of big kids,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “Du Quoin is always tough and they’re big and physical. It will certainly be a challenge for us.” Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be...
Trailing 7-0 early in the game following a fumble, the host Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team ignited for six unanswered touchdowns on its way to a 50-7 win over visiting Pinckneyville at The Pit Friday night, Sept. 30. “All phases of our game, both offense, defense and special...
Photo by Amber Skelton.
The rain couldn't keep the crowds away at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Homecoming parade Friday afternoon, Sept. 30. Many colorful floats and groups made the trek from the Anna City Park to the high school. The theme for the parade was "Red Carpet." Click through the slideshow to see...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football coach Brett Detering viewed the game film on the Pinckneyville football team this past weekend. “I think we match up well against them,” Detering said. “We both have similar type offenses.” The Panthers, 1-4, play the Wildcats, 4-1, at The Pit for A-J’s...
 Anna-Jonesboro’s Jayce Turner, number 42, carries the ball. Also in the photo are A-J’s Damien Chrisp, number 27, and Dylan Fox, number 21.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team couldn’t recover from two lost fumbles  which resulted in touchdowns in the opening quarter in a 35-7 loss to host Carterville Friday, Sept. 23. “We had three fumbles and two in the first quarter and one in the second,” A-J football coach Brett...
Records don’t mean a whole lot in football with some teams. That would be the case with Carterville, which is Anna-Jonesboro’s next opponent. A-J head coach Brett Detering said that Carterville “is a good football team. Don’t let a 1-3 record fool you. It will be a battle again.” The Wildcats will...
A-J’s Dylan Fox, number 21, looks for some running room. Austin Dillow, number 50, and Caleb Clover, number 6, are blocking for the A-J runner.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team built a lead and had to fight off visiting Nashville to pull out a 26-20 win at The Pit Friday night, Sept. 16. “It was a little bit closer that what I would have liked,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “We did some good things, but we could do...
Volunteer members of Harvest Church in Anna prepared and served breakfast last Friday morning for Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Wildcat football players, cheerleaders and coaches. 

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