ILLINOIS — There is a nationwide shortage of high school sports officials, and Illinois has not been immune to the issue. While the number of officials in Illinois isn’t causing some issues other states are facing, the IHSA is encouraging people to look into becoming a high school official. Sam Knox is the Assistant Director over
BENTON — After being brought back a few years ago, the Benton Girls Tennis program is already sporting an above .500 record again, and the future is bright. Benton Girls Tennis coach Alyssa Williams says her current players are working with younger kids to help build a solid foundation for the program long-term. The Rangerettes
MT. VERNON — It is homecoming week at MVTHS, and the Rams football team will welcome the Cahokia Comanches Friday night as they look to upset the South Seven front runners and get a homecoming night win. Mt. Vernon football coach Jerod Kessler says his guys have given him everything they have on the field
CARBONDALE — The Carbondale Terriers football team is eligible for the playoffs for the first time since 2013. With a win over Althoff Friday, the Terriers will clinch a postseason spot and secure the program’s best record since 2004. Bryan Lee has led the rebuild of Carbondale football since 2015. He says the win Friday
WOODLAWN — The Woodlawn Cardinals baseball team has wrapped up their fall slate of games this year. The team finished 7-3 and 1st year coach Sam Root is excited for what his team could do in the spring. Root says going into the spring, he feels like he’s already got a season under his belt
MT. VERNON — The 2019 MVTHS Sports Hall of Fame Induction will be held on Sat January 12, 2019 in Changnon Gymnasium on the campus of Mt. Vernon High School. Here are the Individual Inductees Carlos Burns- Class of 1993- in football Carlos was named All South Seven Conference and All-South Defensive Team. As a
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Jay Reiss, Mt. Vernon Cross Country runner about the season so far and how’s she’s preparing for the final meets of the season.
NASHVILLE — High school sports coaches try to relate and understand their kids to bring the best out of them every day. Nashville Cross Country coach Jean Orr has a special connection to her team this year. Orr’s son, Nick, is a senior this year for the Hornets cross country squad. Orr says the freshmen
ILLINOIS (RFD) — The Major League Baseball postseason is just around the corner, and fans looking to score tickets may become a score for counterfeiters if they aren’t careful. Fans need to be alert to scammers that could be selling bogus tickets, according to a spokesman from the Better Business Bureau. The opportunity for sports
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Summer Chelf, Mt. Vernon Cross Country runner about the season so far and how’s she’s preparing for the final meets of the season.