ELKVILLE — The Elverado Falcons are off to their best start in school history after starting the season 5-0. They won the Crab Orchard Turkey Tournament on Saturday when they beat Egyptian 57-36. Elverado boys basketball coach Jacob Emling says there’s a lot of season left, but the team’s expectations are high. The Falcons are
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Lady Rams have a quick turnaround from the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament. After going 1-3 and finishing in 6th in Nashville on Saturday, Mt. Vernon travels to Cahokia tonight to open South Seven Conference play against the Comanches. Lady Rams coach Jeff Lonnon says they are a team that is
HERRIN — The Mt. Vernon Rams are looking to start their season 2-0 tonight after a 68-50 win over Meridian on Monday. Amir Spann put up 30 on opening night for Mt. Vernon, leading the way for the Rams. On this past Saturday’s Sports Show, Mt. Vernon basketball coach Doug Creel said while Spann will
WOODLAWN — Many coaches in the Midland Trail Conference see the Woodlawn Cardinals boys basketball team as a favorite to win the conference this season. The Cardinals will open the season tonight at home against conference foe North Clay. Woodlawn coach Brian Gamber knows his team has a target on its back. He says his
MT. VERNON — The Rams boys basketball team picked up a win in the Pyramid Plus Tournament Monday night while the Lady Rams fell in the Nashville Girls Thanksgiving Tournament to open their season. The Rams beat Meridian in Herrin 68-50. Amir Spann led the way for Mt. Vernon, putting up 30 on the season’s
NASHVILLE — The Nashville Hornettes will open up their season by hosting their Thanksgiving Invitational this week. The Hornettes open their tournament by playing Mascoutah tonight at 8 p.m. Hornettes coach Doug Althoff says with how young his team is, his main goal this year is making sure his team gets better each day. Althoff
CENTRALIA — The Centralia Annies are looking to rebound from a down year last season and they have a new coach leading them in that effort. New Centralia girls basketball coach Katie Meador says success takes high effort, and her girls understand that. The Annies opened their season Thursday night by beating Salem on the road 51-43.
MCLEANSBORO — The Hamilton County Lady Foxes are looking to continue their recent success after a 25-win season last year. The team is opening their season in the Lady Cat Tip Off Classic in Marion. Hamilton County coach Clint Winemiller says his team has plenty of experience returning and plenty of skill in their roster.
BLUFORD — The Webber Lady Trojans basketball program has a new face at the top for the 2018-19 season. Former coach Travis Helm has passed the baton to Cheyenne Spurlock to lead the Trojans program. Spurlock has high praise for her predecessor, but she’s ready to continue leading the Webber girls’ basketball program forward. Webber
MT. VERNON — High school girls’ basketball kicks off this week, and the Mt. Vernon Lady Rams will open their season at home Thursday against Harrisburg. Mt. Vernon Lady Rams coach Jeff Lonnon says his team may surprise the competition compared to what they have returning on paper. You can hear select Lady Rams’ games