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Therapeutic Riding Transforming Lives

MAKANDA-- The therapeutic riding program at Giant City Stables is positively impacting lives of physically and mentally challenged kids and adults. Read more »

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DuQuoin Wins SISL Championship

DUQUOIN-- The Indians won the Southern Illinois Swim League championship, by beating runner-up Herrin. Read More »

Poll: Martin's Moments Top Picks 2014-2015

WSIL -- It is time for you to pick our Martin's Moment of the Year for 2014-15 season. We have 10 nominees. Read More »

Gooch Verbals to SIU

WSIL -- Belleville Althoff senior forward Brendan Gooch has verbally committed to Barry Hinson and the SIU Salukis. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Welcomes PONY Bronco Zone Tournament

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon is hosting the PONY Bronco division zone tournament this weekend. The winner advances to the Bronco World Series in Virgina. Read More »

Teutopolis Eliminates Herrin, Murphysboro

CARMI -- Teutopolis beat Herrin 4-3 and Murphysboro 17-10 to advance to the championship game of the Fifth Division American Legion Baseball Tournament. Read More »

From Tee to Green- Week 6- Taking Relief

CARBONDALE-- In this week's From Tee to Green, Diane Daugherty shows Kelly Burke when and how to take relief. Read More »

Miners Bounce Back Against Grizzlies

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners beat Gateway 8-3 Wednesday night. Read More »

Herrin Rolls in Legion Elimination Game

CARMI-- Herrin Shut Out Harrisburg 10-0 in seven innings in an elimination game at the 5th Division Senior American Legion Tournament. Read More »

Price-Smith Leaving SIU

CARBONDALE -- SIU Hall of Famer and long-time track and field coach Connie Price-Smith is leaving the Salukis to take over as head track and field coach at Mississippi. Read More »

Murphysboro, Edwardsville Advance in Winners Bracket

CARMI -- Murphysboro and Edwardsville advanced in the winners bracket of the 5th Division Senior American Legion Tournament Tuesday. Read More »

World Shooting Complex Closure Looms Large

SPARTA-- The impact of a potential closure to the World Shooting Complex in Sparta is far-reaching, especially economically and to local high school teams. Read More »

Miners Sweep Thunderbolts

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners pulled off the sweep against the Windy City Thunderbolts on Sunday at Rent One Park. Read More »

Miller And Baalman Teammates On St. Louis Chaos

WSIL -- Wayne City softball pitcher Claire Miller enjoyed an incredible junior season. She helped lead the Lady Indians to a third place finish at state in June. Read More »

Nubability Sports Camp Sees Major Growth

DUQUOIN-- The Nubability All-Sports summer camp has grown to 135 participants, from all over the country. Read More »

Miners Beat Thunderbolts In 10th Inning

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners played host to the Windy City Thunderbolts on Saturday at Rent One Park. Read More »

Southern Illinois Raceway Honors Gage Besing With Race

WSIL -- The inaugural Gage Besing Memorial Junior Sprint showdown remembered Gage Besing, a six year-old who passed away from brain cancer in December. Read More »

Miners Blank Thunderbolts

MARION -- The Southern Illinois Miners opened the second half of the season with a 5-0 win over Windy City. Read More »

Cuggiono Faces Herrin On Basketball Court

HERRIN -- The club basketball team from Cuggiono, Italy spent the past week in Herrin, wrapping up their stay with an exhibition game against the Tigers. Read More »

Sparta Hosts SCTP Nationals

SPARTA-- 2,450 shooters from around the country are taking part in the SCTP Nationals at the World Shooting Complex. Read More »

Harrisburg Wins 24th District Legion Championship

FAIRFIELD -- Harrisburg won the 24th District American Legion Tournament beating Carmi 8-4. Read More »

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