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Pinckneyville Hoping To Build Off Last Season

PINCKNEYVILLE -- Pinckneyville's football team is looking for balance this season on both sides of the ball. Last year. the Panthers finished with a 5-4 record under first year head coach Todd Thomas. Read more »

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Du Quoin Looking To Win In The Trenches

DU QUOIN -- This is the first season that Elverado will co-op will Du Quoin's football team and 14 members from the Falcons have joined with the Indians. Those members hope hope to add a spark to a team that missed the playoffs last season. Read More »

Lions On the Hunt Again

CARTERVILLE -- The Carterville Lions will be trying for the 20th straight winning season this year and a 19th playoff appearance in those 20 seasons. Read More »

Johnston City Returning to Ground Game

JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City's football team is looking to bounce back this season, after missing the playoffs last year. The Indians finished the season with a 3-6 record. Read More »

Tigers Ready To Run

HERRIN -- Herrin's football team returns over a dozen starters from last year's team that finished with an 8-3 record. Read More »

Murphysboro's Midnight Madness

MURPHYSBORO -- The Murphysboro Red Devils wasted little time getting their first practice in full pads, starting at 12:01 Saturday morning. Read More »

Carmi-White County Has Extra Week Of Preparation

CARMI -- Carmi-White County's football team is gearing up for the upcoming season, but the Bulldogs will have one extra week of preparation before playing in their first game. Read More »

Eldorado Focused On Running Game

ELDORADO -- Eldorado's football team returns just five starters from a team that finished 7-3 and qualified for the playoffs last season. Read More »

Massac County Focused On Strengthening Defense

METROPOLIS -- Massac County's football team is under new direction this season. Former assistant coach, Ryan Lott is now leading the Patriots program. Read More »

Carbondale Focused On Making Playoffs In Consecutive Years

CARBONDALE -- Carbondale's football team is led this season by new head coach Mark Albertini. Read More »

Wildcats Work to Continue Playoff Tradition

ANNA -- The Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats own the region's longest consecutive playoff streak at 14 seasons. With roughly half their starters back from a year ago, the Wildcats are ready to make a run at number 15. Read More »

SVWW Looking To Bounce Back This Season

SESSER -- Sesser-Valier-Waltonville-Woodlawn is looking to bounce back this year, after it finished last season with a 2-7 record. Before last season, the Red Devils had qualified for the playoffs four years in a row. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Football Looking To Build Off Last Season's Success

MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Rams finished last year with a 7-4 overall record. It was the first time the team had qualified for the playoffs since 2008. Read More »

Benton Eyes Return To Playoffs

BENTON -- The Benton Rangers are looking to rebound after a 4-5 finish last season. Read More »

Marion Football Seeks 10th Straight Postseason Berth

MARION-- The Marion High School football team opened practice Monday, looking to continue the Wildcats playoff streak. Read More »

Southern Illinois Trapshooting Team Enjoying Competing At Sparta

SPARTA -- The Grand American Trap Shooting Championships continue until August 15th at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex in Sparta. One team competing in the event on Saturday was the Southern Illinois Trapshooting team. Read More »

Waltonville Trapshooting Wins National Championship

WSIL -- Waltonville's trapshooting team formed just over a year ago and recently the team claimed a national championship. Read More »

Meridian Boys Basketball Names New Coach

MOUNDS-- Erik Griffin was named the new boys basketball coach and athletic director at Meridian High School. Read More »

Murphysboro Finishes In 2nd Place At 5th Divison Senior Legion Tourney

NEW BADEN -- Murphysboro's legion baseball team finished in second place at the 5th Division Senior Legion Baseball Tournament. Read More »

Chamness Up for National Scholarship

BENTON -- Benton baseball player Dillan Chamness is one of four finalists for the New Balance Game Changer national scholarship. Read More »

Murphysboro Advances Past Herrin In 5th Division Legion Tourney

NEW BADEN -- Murphysboro faced Herrin in the 5th Division Senior Legion Baseball Tournament on Thursday night. Read More »

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