Annies Face Tough Slate at Salem Tournament

CENTRALIA — The Centralia Annies face a loaded field again this year as they open their basketball season at the Salem Tournament. After falling to Highland Thursday, the girls face another tough foe in the Carterville Lady Lions on Saturday. Second-year Annies coach Katie Steffan says her team feels they have something to prove with


Lady Rams Kick Off Season Tonight in Harrisburg

MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Lady Rams open their season tonight when they travel to Harrisburg to face the Lady Bulldogs. Mt. Vernon girls basketball coach Jeff Lonnon has just four upperclassmen in his program this year, but he says many in their strong sophomore class have returned and they have another good freshman