BENTON — On any given day, you are likely to find that a third to half of the Benton Rangerettes Softball lineup consists of members of their talented freshmen class. Rangerettes coach Ryan Miller says there is another talented class coming in next year, and big things are ahead for the program. Benton sits at
ZEIGLER — The Zeigler-Royalton/Christopher baseball team has been a team of streaks to start the 2019 season. But right now they sit on the right side of .500 at 7-4. Z.R.C. baseball coach Page Kirkpatrick says he believes his guys have learned from their mistakes, and that they’ll be able to handle the grind of
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Daniel Song, a junior on the Mt. Vernon Rams tennis team about recruiting kids to play tennis with him this year and his goals for himself and his team the rest of the year.
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Rams have been up and down so far this season, but they have an opportunity at a big statement win tonight at Belleville East. The Lancers are 9-3 on the year, and they only have one pitcher with an ERA over 3.50. Mt. Vernon baseball coach says one of
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Cole McDannel, a sophomore on the Mt. Vernon Rams tennis team about preparing for the season and what he and his team could achieve this season.
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Trent Smith, a senior on the Mt. Vernon Rams tennis team about the extra practice early in the year, the tennis court renovations, and how good the team could be this year.
FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Lady Mules softball team is at 8-4 so far, and they’re using a balance of upper and underclassmen to rack up wins early in the season. Fairfield softball coach Tonya Conrad says the girls throughout the program are competitive and are driving each other to get better. Conrad believes her team
WEST FRANKFORT — The West Frankfort Redbirds baseball team is flying high early as the month of April begins. Redbirds coach Michael Warren has a luxury this season most coaches would love to have. Warren says he’s got a lot of seniors, and the senior group has great chemistry. The Redbirds have big conference matchups
ILLINOIS — The IHSA is taking bids for a new host for the boys’ basketball state finals starting in 2021. Along with a possible new host is a new format for the finals, having all classes of boys’ finals the same weekend and all classes of girls’ finals in the same, but separate weekend from
SALEM — While the Salem Wildcats baseball team is off to a slow start, this isn’t unfamiliar waters for coach Brian Lipe’s squad. Lipe says his team hasn’t been able to get offense, defense, and pitching all going well in one game. But, he says if those three aspects of his team can come together,