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.
SALEM — The Salem Wildcats volleyball team will be hosting their “Volley for the Cure” game tonight as they host the Newton Eagles. All proceeds from the event will go to area families who are dealing with loved ones that have breast cancer. Salem volleyball coach Christy Gillett says it’s a great way to help
MARION — The Marion Wildcats made a statement Friday night with a 56-14 win at home of the Mt. Vernon Rams. Marion improves to 3-2 and 1-1 in the South Seven. The Rams fall to 1-4 and 0-2 in conference play. The Wildcats, who had not scored in the first quarter this season coming into
WEST FRANKFORT — The West Frankfort Cross Country Team is in the midst of a big week of their season, with meets at Nashville, Goreville, and Benton all on the schedule. Redbirds Cross Country Coach Matt Hamplemann says while physically this will be a hard week on his runners, he hopes it is a launching
The Zeigler-Royalton Lady Tornadoes volleyball team is hanging around the .500 mark halfway through the year, but many of their matches have been going the distance. Tornadoes Volleyball Coach Cody Wingo says the team is looking for how to close out those tough matches. Zeigler-Royalton has only played two home games so far this year,
CARMI — The Carmi-White County Bulldogs continue their tough stretch of their schedule this week when they play host to the undefeated Fairfield Mules. Carmi is sitting at 1-3 on the year. Bulldogs coach Kurt Simon knows Fairfield is a tough opponent, but he knows his team will give Fairfield everything they’ve got. After this
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with seniors Brianna Ward and Madison Tiemann, both Woodlawn volleyball players about their team and their season so far and going forward.
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Rams and Lady Rams Cross Country teams hosted their first meet at the new MVTHS campus Tuesday. They welcomed Carbondale, Centralia, and Marion to town for a quad meet that could be seen as a South Seven Conference Tournament preview. Mt. Vernon Boys Cross Country Coach Clint Turner says