MT. VERNON, IL — Tryouts for Golf at Mt. Vernon Township High School will begin next week at Green Hills Golf Club. Girls golf tryouts for Mt. Vernon High School will be August 10th-12th at 3:00pm. Boys golf tryouts for Mt. Vernon High School will be August 11th and 12th at 3:00pm. You must have a physical on
ILLINOIS (RFD) — The NCAA put all spring sports on hold this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now the question is being asked if that will carry into fall too. Illinois State University Athletic Director Larry Lyons says those conversations are starting on a national level. In particular, people are wondering if football will
MT. VERNON — They may not have got to play a senior baseball season, but the eight Mt. Vernon Rams baseball players in the Class of 2020 were honored Thursday morning with the John Scrivner Memorial Scholarship. The eight seniors for the Rams include Blake Dees, Brock Wilkey, Jordan Morrison, Parker Jennings, Carson Wright, Jaxon
ILLINOIS (RFD) — Should we be concerned about having an IHSA fall sports season? IHSA executive director Craig Anderson seems to think so. The organization this week announced the cancellation of spring sports state tournaments and suspending summer contact days due to COVID-19 pandemic.
ILLINOIS (RFD) — High school athletes are out of school and off the field. As the state’s stay at home order runs through the end of April the Illinois High School Association says if sports come back it’s up to when that order gets lifted. Craig Anderson, IHSA Executive Director, says there is a glimmer
ILLINOIS — Schools are closed through the end of April, but IHSA leaders are hopeful that a spring sports season will still happen, even if it is a shortened campaign. IHSA Assistant Executive Director Matt Troha says the board of directors has already given the unofficial green light to let spring sports go later into
ILLINOIS (RFD) — The executive director of the IHSA is hopeful the spring sports season can eventually resume. All games and practices have come to a halt with mandatory school closures through March 30th. If and when play resumes, Craig Anderson says there could be a modification to the spring season calendar. Prior to the
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Blake Dees, a senior pitcher for the Mt. Vernon Rams about his senior year and becoming the team’s pitching ace.
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Charley Allen, a senior first baseman for the Mt. Vernon Rams about getting ready for his senior year of baseball, and what the team needs to do to return to the top of the South Seven and achieve other season goals.