MCLEANSBORO — The Hamilton County Foxes baseball team is 1-0 on the young season after blowing out Crab Orchard in their opener last week. But today, the heart of the Foxes’ schedule begins with five games over the next seven days. Hamilton County Baseball Coach Jeff Karcher says pitching will be key to get through this
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Brooklynn Kelley, a senior infielder for the Mt. Vernon softball team about new coach Jason Irwin, and her goals for her final softball season at MVTHS.
DU QUOIN — Du Quoin notched two wins at home against Herrin Saturday, 5-3 and 4-1 respectively. However, the Indians and Tigers were both winners in that, the games could only be played thanks to Du Quoin’s turf field. The doubleheader was originally scheduled to be played in Herrin, but the field was still too
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Rams track and field teams are transitioning from the indoor season to the outdoor season and they have plenty of competition upcoming. For the boys, they will be at Eastern Illinois University later this afternoon for one of the final indoor meets of the season. Mt. Vernon boys track
ZEIGLER — Zeigler-Royalton-Christopher softball is under new leadership this season. Ryan Laney has taken the helm of Lady Tornadoes softball in 2019. Laney says his goals for the future of the program are simple. The Lady Tornadoes’ season starts tomorrow when they will face Benton and Tuscola in Benton.
WALTONVILLE — The Waltonville-Sesser-Valier softball team has plenty of upperclassmen returning for what they hope is another strong year. Lady Spartans coach John Kiselewski says they preach the importance of defense day-in and day-out. The Spartans are off to an 0-2 start after losing to Pinckneyville 3-2 on Wednesday. W.S.V. will play Nashville and Dupo
WMIX’s Kyle Norris talks with Parker Wielt, a senior outfielder for Mt. Vernon baseball about starting his senior season and his goals for the team this year.
CENTRALIA — Centralia Softball came up one run short of a trip to East Peoria last year, but the goals are high again for the Annies as their season kicks off this week. Annies softball coach Mallory Kauling says she has plenty of key pieces returning this year. Kauling says although the team lost their
Saturday Sports Show Host Kyle Norris talked with Wayne Harre about Nashville’s incredible season and their second place finish in the Class 2A state boys basketball tournament. Listen to it here, and you can tune in to Saturday’s Sports Show to hear the interview as well!